Indicators:Delinquent Behavior

The Problem Behavior Frequency scale is designed to measure the frequency of delinquency behaviors such as suspension, stealing, shoplifting, and cheating.  

The first round of the NLSY 97 was implemented in 1997 with a nationally representative sample of approximately 9,000 youth between 12 and 16 years old. The Delinquency Index consists of 10 self-report items, each representing a delinquent act. Higher sco ...