National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Principal Investigator(s): Swicord, Donald
This data collection is a compilation of demographic and service information collected on youths in residential and nonresidential shelters for runaways and homeless youths. The data provide descriptions of the youths using the shelters and offer data on age, sex, race, education, family setting, shelter services provided, and aftercare services received.
These data are freely available.
Swicord, Donald. SURVEY OF FACILITIES FOR RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH, 1983-1988. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services [producer], 1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1989. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09129.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09129.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Runaway and homeless youths in 270 shelters in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Trust Territories.
Data Types: event/transaction data
administrative forms and questionnaires
Original ICPSR Release: 1989-03-03
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