A cross-cultural study of correlates of crime

Journal of Abnormal and social Psychology Vol/Iss. 66 Published In Pages: 291-300
By Bacon, Margaret K., Child, Irvin L. , Barry III, Herbert


"As the opportunity for contact with the father decreases, the frequency of both Theft and Personal Crime increases" (294).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson’s product-moment correlationSupportedp<.01.58 (theft); .44 (personal crime)UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Contact With FatherUNKNOWNChild Care
Personal CrimeUNKNOWNOffenses Against The Person
TheftUNKNOWNProperty Offenses