Youth Court Judges' Views of the Youth Justice system: The results of a survey

Frequency of taking prevalence into account

The figure indicates the importance of general deterrence at sentencing for judges on a scale of 1 to 7, according to the frequency of likelihood of taking prevalence into account

(Note: for the purposes of this text file, estimates have been made of amounts shown.)

For judges always or usually likely to take prevalence into account, the mean of importance of general deterrence at sentencing was 6.6

For judges occasionally likely to take prevalence into account, the mean of importance of general deterrence at sentencing was 5.9

For judges almost never or never likely to take prevalence into account, the mean of importance of general deterrence at sentencing was 3.8

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