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Survey of Facilities for Runaway and Homeless Youth, 1983-1988 (ICPSR 9129) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection is a compilation of demographic and service information collected on youths in residential and nonresidential shelters for runaways and homeless youths. The data provide descriptions of the youths using the shelters and offer data on age, sex, race, education, family setting, shelter services provided, and aftercare services received.

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  Youth Information Form (YIF) - Download All Files (25,394 KB)
Data:
DS2:  Information Collection and Research Evaluation Form (ICARE) - Download All Files (29,488 KB)
Data:

Study Description

Citation

Swicord, Donald. SURVEY OF FACILITIES FOR RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH, 1983-1988. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services [producer], 1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1989. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09129.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   homeless shelters, homelessness, residential programs, youths

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1983--1988

Date of Collection:  

  • 1983--1988

Universe:   Runaway and homeless youths in 270 shelters in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Trust Territories.

Data Types:   event/transaction data

Methodology

Data Source:

administrative forms and questionnaires

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB9129.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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