National Crime Victimization Survey: Identity Theft Supplement, 2014 (ICPSR 36044)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Summary:

The primary purpose of the Identity Theft Supplement is to obtain additional information about identity theft-related victimizations so that policymakers, academic researchers, practitioners at the Federal, state and local levels, and special interest groups who are concerned with identity theft can make informed decisions concerning policies and programs. Responses are linked to the NCVS survey instrument responses for a more complete understanding of the individual's circumstances.

Series: National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Series

Access Notes

  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

Dataset(s)

Dataset - Download All Files (3906.761 MB) large file
Documentation:
Download:
SAS    SPSS    Stata    ASCII    Excel/TSV
ASCII + SAS Setup    SPSS Setup    Stata Setup   

Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Crime Victimization Survey: Identity Theft Supplement, 2014. ICPSR36044-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-01-27. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36044.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36044.v1

Export Citation:

  • RIS (generic format for RefWorks, EndNote, etc.)
  • EndNote XML (EndNote X4.0.1 or higher)

Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    crime, crime rates, crime reporting, crime statistics, identity theft, larceny, victimization, victims

Smallest Geographic Unit:    Region

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 2014

Date of Collection:   

  • 2014-01--2014-06

Unit of Observation:    individual

Universe:    NCVS household members ages 16 years or older.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Methodology

Sample:    Each household member age 16 years or older was administered the 2014 ITS questionnaire.

Time Method:    Cross-sectional

Weight:    The data contain weights for creating national estimates.

Mode of Data Collection:    computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI), computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI)

Response Rates:    The ITS response rate was 90.6 percent. The combined overall NCVS-ITS unit response rate for NCVS households, NCVS persons, and ITS persons was 66.1 percent.

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:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:   2016-01-27

Related Publications

Variables

Utilities

Metadata Exports

If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.

Download Statistics