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CASE NUMBER

A number assigned to each released prisoner by BJS.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

YEAR OF BIRTH-DOC FILE

Year of birth, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

MONTH OF BIRTH-DOC FILE

Month of birth, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

DAY OF BIRTH-DOC FILE

Day of birth, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

SEX- DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Sex of released prisoner, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

RACE- DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Race of released prisoner, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

ETHNICITY- DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Hispanic ethnicity status of released prisoner, from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

YEAR OF ADMISSION TO PRISON

Year of admission to prison for 1994 offense

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

MONTH OF ADMISSION TO PRISON

Month of admission to prison for 1994 offense

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

DAY OF ADMISSION TO PRISON

Day of admission to prison for 1994 offense

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

ADMISSION TYPE FOR 1994 RELEASE

Type of admission to prison for 1994 offense

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

STATE STATUTE-DOC FILE

Offense with longest maximum sentence, as indicated by State statute number from state Department of Corrections files.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

LITERAL STATUTE-DOC FILE

Offense with longest maximum sentence, as indicated by the literal description of the statute from state Department of Corrections files. ... (view details)

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

NCIC CODE FOR MOST SERIOUS OFFENSE-DOC FILE

Offense with longest maximum sentence. The offense is designated with an NCIC code (National Crime Information Center).

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

DEPT OF CORRECTIONS OFFENSE CODE FOR MSO-DOC FILE

Offense with longest maximum sentence. The offense is designated with the State Department of Corrections own coding system.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

SENTENCE LENGTH IN YEARS

Three variables contain sentence length data: TOTYEAR, TOTMONTH, and TOTDAY. All sentence length data pertain to maximum sentence length for all offenses, except sentence length data for Michigan releases (STATE=23) pertain to minimum sentence lengt... (view details)

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

SENTENCE LENGTH IN MONTHS

See "TOTYEAR" for information on TOTMONTH.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

SENTENCE LENGTH IN DAYS

See "TOTYEAR" for information on TOTDAY. Note that an uncorrected error - TOTDAY=99 - exists for nearly all released New Jersey prisoners. To correct the error, TOTDAY=99 needs to be recoded to TOTDAY=0 for New Jersey prisoners (STATE=31). However, ... (view details)

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

YEAR OF RELEASE

YEARRLS=1994 for all released prisoners except prisoners released from prisons in Illinois are coded either YEARRLS=1993 or YEARRLS=1994, reflecting a fiscal 1994 rather than a calendar 1994 release cohort. No case is coded unknown on YEARRLS. ... (view details)

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

MONTH OF RELEASE

No case is coded unknown on MONTHRLS.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

DAY OF RELEASE

No case is coded unknown on DAYRLS.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

RELEASE TYPE FOR 1994 RELEASE

Type of release from prison in 1994.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

NUMBER OF INFRACTIONS

Indicates whether prisoner was formally disciplined for a prison-rule infraction.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

HIV POSITIVE

Indicates the prisoner's HIV/AIDS status.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

DRUG ABUSER

Indicates whether prisoner was classified by state Department of Corrections as a drug abuser.

Taken from: Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994.

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