Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-026-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1983

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: National Corrections Reporting Program, 1983: [United States]  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8363

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy; machine-readable dictionary; SPSS data definition statements.

Abstract: This study was conducted to provide a consistent and comprehensive description of convicted persons' entrance and departure from correctional custody and correctional supervision. To accomplish this goal, data were gathered from official state prison records on such topics as race, sex, and age of inmates, length of time in jail, length of time in prison, and type of offense committed. The data were collected from the state prison systems of 32 states.

SOURCE: official prison records of prisoner population movement

UNIVERSE: All sentenced persons who were admitted to and or released from a state prison system.

NOTE: This dataset is available in four parts containing records on prison admissions, prison releases, and parole releases. Part one contains all three of these record types. Parts two through four contain the individual record types.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 4 data files + machine-readable documentation + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image, with SPSS Control Cards for each


DATE OF COLLECTION: June 1983 -June 1984

FUNDING AGENCY: United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

SUBJECT TERMS: correctional facilities. criminal justice system. inmates. parole systems. United States.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct