Victims' Needs and Victim Services, 1988-1989: Evanston, Rochester, Pima County, and Fayette County (ICPSR 9399)

Published: Nov 4, 2005

Principal Investigator(s):
Wesley G. Skogan; Robert C. Davis; Arthur J. Lurigio

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09399.v1

Version V1

This data collection examines the needs of burglary, robbery, and assault victims and the responses of local victim assistance programs to those needs in four metropolitan areas: Evanston, Illinois, Rochester, New York, Pima County, Arizona, and Fayette County, Kentucky. Four issues were explored in detail: the needs of victims, where they seek help, the kinds of help they receive, and which of their problems do and do not get resolved. Variables include (1) demographic information such as city of residence, length of residence, birth date, marital status, race, work status, education, and income, (2) information on the crime itself, such as type of crime, when the crime happened, and details of the attack and attacker, and (3) consequences of the crime, such as problems encountered as a result of the crime, emotional responses to the crime, and reactions to the crime on a practical level.

Skogan, Wesley G., Davis, Robert C., and Lurigio, Arthur J. Victims’ Needs and Victim Services, 1988-1989: Evanston, Rochester, Pima County, and Fayette County. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-11-04. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09399.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (88-IJ-CX-0047)

1988 -- 1989

Proportional stratified sample based on type of victims--robbery, assault, and burglary.

All burglary, robbery, and assault victims in Evanston, Illinois, Rochester, New York, Pima County, Arizona, and Fayette County, Kentucky.

telephone interviews

survey data

1990-10-16

2005-11-04

2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.

1990-10-16 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:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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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.