United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Recidivism Among Released Prisoners, 1983: [United States] . ICPSR08875-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-03-08. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08875.v3
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08875.v3
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Date of Collection:
Prisoners released from prisons in California, Florida,
Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina,
Ohio, Oregon, and Texas in 1983.
survey data, and event/transaction data
Data Collection Notes:
This dataset has five groups of data at two levels. The
first level (group 1, with 16,355 records and 71 variables) is an
Identification and Corrections record, containing information about the
individual offender. The second level (groups 2 through 5) consists of
combinations of records that contain information about the offender
based on one or more "cycles" or "events." Cycles consist of information
on arrest (group 2, with 126,620 records and 59 variables), judicial
(group 3, with 84,741 records and 123 variables), and custody or other
post-sentencing information (group 4, with 35,337 records and 149
variables), and may not have all three segments, depending on the
completeness of the information available from individual states. Events
(group 5, with 36,844 records and 144 variables) represent unique
transactions and consist of arrest, entry to jail or prison, military,
or other non-criminal information. Cycles and events may be logically
related, and they are ordered chronologically, from earliest arrest to
the most recent.
Systematic stratified sample.
automated and non-automated criminal history files
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.