|Felony defendants sentenced to probation|
|Number of defendants||Number of months||Percent receiving a sentence in months of —|
|Mean||Median||Total||1 - 12||13 - 24||25 - 36||37- 48||49- 60||Over 60|
|Note: Data represent felony defendants in the 75 largest counties in 2004.
Data on length of probation sentence were available for 97% of all cases
in which the most severe type of sentence a defendant received was probation.
Twenty-six percent of those sentenced to probation also received a fine.
Total for felonies includes cases that could not be classified into 1 of the 4 felony
offense categories. Mean and median sentences excludes those defendants
receiving life probation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.
Bureau of Justice Statistics