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

Published: Jan 18, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Donald Swicord

Version V1

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.

Swicord, Donald. Survey of Facilities for Runaway and Homeless Youth, 1983-1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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1983 -- 1988

1983 -- 1988

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

administrative forms and questionnaires

event/transaction data



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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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.