Subject: "Second Chance" Program Stats - Ensenada, Mexico:
3000 program participants
1682 released over 6 years
Only 168 returned to prison during that six year period
Total completing the initial detox step 91 9.06%
Total completing the entire Drug Rehab Module 14 1.39%
Total completing the Education Module 13 1.29%
Total completing the Self _Respect Module 6 0.60%
TOTAL COMPLETING THE ENTIRE PROGRAM 0 0.00%
mailto:NationalDirector@csrpac.org subject=Something from the ACSR Website
Subject: Re: Humanist Society presentation
From: "Android Cat" <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 13:19:41 -0400
> In article <%qA8d.989$Ii.firstname.lastname@example.org>, androidcat98
> @hotmail.com says...
>> I'm curious why they think that it's a Big Win that nobody completed
>> their program and only 9% of participants even finished the first
>> step? (Come to think of it, where *do* they get the 9.06% number?)
> Like all Scientology®/Hubbardian data it uses POOOA Tech (Pulled Out
> Of Our Ass). Since they carry it out to two decimal places, it's very
Screw the decimal place, I want to know where the 9 comes from.
3000 program participants 1682 released over 6 years Only 168 returned to prison during that six year period Total completing the initial detox step 91 9.06%
91 / 3000 = 3% 91 / 1682 = 5.4%
I notice the returned to prision number is exactly 10% of the released number. (Except for that annoying .2 person flopping around.) I wouldn't be at all surprised if they just cooked all the numbers (and even the study) and then botched the calculations and conclusions with their Elronic training.
-- Ron of that ilk.