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Table 4 Multinomial logistic regression analysis of type of crime (reference category: sex crime against children)

From: DSM-5 personality trait facets amongst child molesters: an exploratory comparison with other types of offenders

Type of crime B Wald test df p-value
Property crime
 Intercept 5.98 8.12 1 0.004
 Gender     
  Male − 3.79 20.38 1 0.000
  Female 0a   0  
 Age (years) − 0.72 5.44 1 0.020
 PID5—restricted affectivity − 0.60 0.84 1 0.357
 PID5—irresponsibility − 1.17 1.90 1 0.168
 Psychiatric comorbidity (Yes) 2.32 9.95 1 0.002
 Psychopathy traits (PCL-R > 25) − 0.78 0.349 1 0.555
Crime against the person
 Intercept 1.50 0.80 1 0.370
 Gender     
  Male − 1.79 4.55 1 0.033
  Female 0a   0  
 Age (years) − 0.03 3.08 1 0.079
 PID5—restricted affectivity 0.68 2.22 1 0.136
 PID5—irresponsibility − 1.37 5.72 1 0.017
 Psychiatric comorbidity (yes) 3.32 34.28 1 0.000
 Psychopathy traits (PCL-R > 25) 0.27 0.09 1 0.761
  1. PCL-R Psychopathy Checklist Revised, PID5 Personality Inventory for DSM5
  2. aThis parameter is set at 0 because redundant in the model