Principal Investigator(s): Wright, James; Rossi, Peter
The data for this study were collected using self-administered questionnaires given to a nonprobability sample of incarcerated felons in ten states. Information in the data include socioeconomic status of the inmate, prior criminal record, drug use, weapon usage, family history, and demographic information.
These data are freely available.
Wright, James, and Peter Rossi. Armed Criminals in America: A Survey of Incarcerated Felons, 1983. ICPSR08357-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08357.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08357.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (82-IJ-CX-0001)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Data Types: survey data
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Original ICPSR Release: 1985-05-24
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