Schreiber, Jan E.
This data collection was designed to determine the nature
and extent of victimization in state prisons across the nation. In
particular, it examines topics such as prison living conditions,
prison programs, prison safety, and inmates' participation in or
victimization by other inmates with respect to several types of
property and bodily crimes. Also presented are a set of attitudinal
measures dealing with inmates' thoughts and perceptions on a variety
of subjects, including their reactions to general statements about
prison life and to a series of hypothetical situations.
Schreiber, Jan E. Inmate Victimization in State Prisons in the United States, 1979. ICPSR08087-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08087.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08087.v1
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Scope of Study
Stratified, randomly drawn sample of institutions.
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.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-03-18
- 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.
- 1999-04-26 SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been
added to this collection. Also, the codebook has been converted to a
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