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FEMALE DUI OFFENDERS : A COMPARISON TO MALE COUNTERPARTS AND AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF INTERVENTION ON WOMEN'S RECIDIVISM RATES
I 850519 IRRD 9210
WELLS-PARKER, EN PANG, MG ANDERSON, BJ MCMILLEN, DL MILLER, DI
JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL PISCATAWAY NEW JERSEY USA 0033-5649 SERIAL 1991 -03-01 E52 2 PAG: 142-147 T

Samenvatting Female dui offenders who participated in a controlled, random assignment dui intervention study, the mississippi dui probation follow-up project, were compared to their male counterparts on demographic, drinker status and recidivism variables. In coparison to men, women in the project were less likely to be married, more likely to bebetween 30 and 50 years of age, less likely to have less than a 9thgrade education, less likely to be screened as a high-problem-risk drinker, less likely to have prior dui and public drunkenness arrests and less likely to recidivate. The effects of short-term rehabilitation, 1 year's probation and administration of the life activities inventory-current status questionnaire (lai-csq) on the long-term recidivism rates of women were examined. The analysis for screened low-problem-risk women was inconclusive due to lack of statistical power. However, the repeated administration of the lai-csq was detrimental for screened high-problem-risk women and tended to be detrimentalfor women with fewer than 12 years of education.
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