U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. ANNUAL SURVEY OF JAILS: JURISDICTION-LEVEL DATA, 1990. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 2001. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09569.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09569.v1
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Date of Collection:
All local jails in the United States that were listed in
the NATIONAL JUSTICE AGENCY LIST, 1987 (ICPSR 9482).
survey data, and aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) The Census Bureau used a nine-digit Government
Identification Number to identify each jail uniquely. This variable
has been broken up into four different variables. Users of the data
will have to combine these four variables to identify a particular
jail. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document
Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems
Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as
the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the
Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.
A stratified simple random sample of county or city
jurisdictions stratified by the average daily population (ADP) as
reported by the NATIONAL JAIL CENSUS, 1988 (ICPSR 9256) with
allocation to the strata based on 1983 ADP.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of
disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major
statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to
these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
Standardized missing values.
Created online analysis version with question text.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.