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2. What was the age peak for 11 in every 100 participants to offend in Farrington's study?

  • aged 21
  • aged 17
  • aged 13
  • aged 23

3. Percentage of males and females that had committed a crime in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • 73% males, 59% females
  • 50% males, 38% females
  • 45% males, 31% females
  • 20% males, 14% females

4. What were the key factors of the chronic offenders identified in Farrington's study?

  • Impulsive and daring personality, growing up with a young mother, close family members already convicted of crimes
  • Naturally sensitive and irritable, growing up with an over-achieving sibling, peer pressure
  • Inadequate social skills, jealousy of others, growing up with body confidence issues

5. Original sample of Farrington's study?

  • 411 males, aged 8/9 at start of study, attending school in East London
  • 220 males, aged 5/6 at start of study, attending school in Scotland
  • 500 females, aged 11/12 at start of study, attending school in Northern Ireland
  • 124 females, aged 15/16 at start of study, attending school in California

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