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LC-58A: Incarceration Rate

Prevalence of juveniles ages 13-17 (male and female) detained in residential placement

Numerator: Number of juveniles ages 13-17 (male or female) detained in residential placement

Denominator Statement: Total population of 13-17 year olds

Measure Set: AMCHP

Data Source: National Center for Juvenile Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and DelinquencyChild Welfare & Criminal Justice Information

Target Population: Adolescents

Categories: Social Determinants of Health, Community and Family Context, Incarceration/institutionalization

Additional Information: http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/data-assessment/LifeCourseIndicatorDocuments/LC-58AB_Incarceration_Final_8-1-2014.pdf

Keywords: Teen crime, Teen incarceration

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