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V20: PRIOR JAIL TIME - DAYS

Item 11(c) Prior jail time - days The length of time served IN JAIL prior to the date of admission entered in Item 8(b) and credited to prison service for the current sentence. Actual number is coded

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
Missing Data
95 Illegal entry 5660.1%
98 Blank 58,11512.5%
99 Unknown 50,94310.9%
Total 465,759 100%

Based upon 356,135 valid cases out of 465,759 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 47-48 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 95 , 98 , 99

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: National Corrections Reporting Program, 1993.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.