Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-026-003-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1985

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: National Corrections Reporting Program, 1985: [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: 8918

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to gather data on prisoners entering and leaving the custody or supervision of state and federal authorities. Data in this collection refer to prisoners who were admitted to prison, released from prison, or released from parole in the United States in 1985. Variables include incarceration history, current offenses, and total time served. Background information on individuals includes year of birth, sex, age, race, Hispanic origin, and educational attainment.

SOURCE: official records

UNIVERSE: All persons incarcerated in 40 state prisons plus federal prisons, the California Youth Authority, and the District of Columbia in 1985.

NOTE: The records for Florida could not be verified.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 3 data files + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS Control Cards + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL with SAS and SPSS Control Cards

TIME PERIOD: 1985

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1986-1989

Media/File Reports:

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