Alternate Title: OBTS 1979
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
The purpose of the Offender Based Transaction Statistics
(OBTS), 1979: Hawaii was to compile, collate, analyze, publish, and
disseminate statistical information concerning the operation of the
criminal justice system at the federal, state, and local levels. This
collection includes facts on an arrested offender showing actions by
the police, prosecutor, and court. The individual offender is the unit
of analysis, and felony arrests and other related dispositions are
Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) Series
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A downloadable version of data for this study is available however, certain identifying information in the downloadable version may have been masked or edited to protect respondent privacy. Additional data not included in the downloadable version are available in a restricted version of this data collection. For more information about the differences between the downloadable data and the restricted data for this study, please refer to the codebook notes section of the PDF codebook. Users interested in obtaining restricted data must complete and sign a Restricted Data Use Agreement, describe the research project and data protection plan, and obtain IRB approval or notice of exemption for their research.
Any 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.
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. OFFENDER BASED TRANSACTION STATISTICS (OBTS), 1979: HAWAII. ICPSR08042-v2. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1980. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-08-08. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08042.v2
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08042.v2
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
criminal justice system,
policies and procedures,
Date of Collection:
Population of adults charged with felonies.
event/transaction data, and survey data
Data Collection Notes:
For reasons of confidentiality, the actual days in the
date variables have been masked in the public release version of the
computerized court records
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:
Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
Original ICPSR Release: 1986-04-28
- 2005-08-08 The data were reprocessed with minor
changes to formatting, such as making two digit years into four
digits. A new restricted data file has been created as well as the
public data file. SAS, SPSS, and Stata collection files have been
added and the text codebook has been converted to PDF format.
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