Survey of Inmates of State and Federal Correctional Facilities Series

Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics

Designed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and conducted by the Bureau of the Census, these surveys are part of a series of data gathering efforts undertaken to assist policymakers in assessing and remedying deficiencies in the nation's correctional institutions. The surveys gathered extensive information on demographic, socioeconomic, and criminal history characteristics. Also obtained were details of in-mates' military service records such as time of service and branch of service, eligibility for benefits, type of discharge, and contact with veterans' groups. Other variables include age, ethnicity, education, lifetime drug use, drinking pattern prior to arrest, prior incarceration record, and prearrest annual income.

Years Produced: Every 5 years.

Data in the Series

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Most Recent Publications

2017
Hughes, Mary H. Is Prison Why I'm sick? Examining Health Conditions Among Minority Males Within Correctional Facilities. Thesis, East Tennessee State University.
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2017
Oreski, Dijana,  Oreski, Stjepan,  Klicek, Bozidar . Effects of dataset characteristics on the performance of feature selection techniques. Applied Soft Computing. 52, 109-119.
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2017
Patterson, Evelyn J. The strategies, complexities, and realities of zero prison population growth. Social Sciences. 6, (60),
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2017
Rogers, Heather . Punished: Examining the Differential Impact of Co-Occurring Disorders on Inmate Conduct and Discipline. Masters, Georgia Southern University.
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2016
Butler, H. Daniel,  Steiner, Benjamin . Examining the use of disciplinary segregation within and across prisons. Justice Quarterly.
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2016
Cain, Calli M.,  Steiner, Benjamin,  Wright, Emily M. Nonstranger victimization and inmate maladjustment: Is the relationship gendered?. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 43, (8), 992-1017.
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2016
Carson, E. Ann,  Sabol, William J. Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993-2013. Special Report. NCJ 248766, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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2016
Clark, Kyleigh,  Rydberg, Jason . The effect of institutional educational programming on prisoner misconduct. Criminal Justice Studies.
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2016
Crittenden, Courtney A.,  Koons-Witt, Barbara A.,  Kaminski, Robert J. Being assigned work in prison: do gender and race matter?. Feminist Criminology.
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