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Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census, 1973 (ICPSR 7639) RSS

Alternate Title:  Children in Custody (CIC), 1973

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Summary:

This survey provides information on the characteristics and administration of juvenile detention and correctional facilities. Six types of facilities are covered in this study: (1) detention centers, (2) shelters, (3) reception or diagnostic centers, (4) ranches, forestry camps, and farms, (5) halfway houses and group homes, and (6) training schools. Survey items include facility capacity, number of full-and part-time staff, number of admissions and discharges, average quarterly population, and expenditures by the facility. Data for facility residents include age and sex, and average length of stay.

Series: Census of Public and Private Juvenile Detention, Correctional, and Shelter Facilities Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. JUVENILE DETENTION AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY CENSUS, 1973. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR07639-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 2008-06-04. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07639.v3

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Funding

This study was funded by:

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

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, correctional facilities, crime, criminal justice system, juvenile delinquency

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1972--1973

Date of Collection:  

  • 1973

Universe:   Residential facilities operated by state and local governments as juvenile detention and correctional facilities that were in operation at the time the census was initiated (November 1973), had been in operation at least a month prior to the primary census reference date (June 30, 1973), and had a resident population of at least 50 percent juveniles.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Mode of Data Collection:   self-enumerated questionnaire

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.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2008-06-04 The data file was updated to include ready-to-go files, and the ASCII codebook was converted to PDF format.
  • 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
  • 1996-11-21 SAS and SPSS data definition statements are now available for this collection.

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