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Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS), 1979: Hawaii

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data, and survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) Series
Publication Date
1986-04-28
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
adult offenders; arrests; case processing; criminal justice system; disposition (legal); prosecution; policies and procedures; sentencing
Description
  • Abstract

    The purpose of the Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS), 1979: Hawaii was to compile, collate, analyze, publish, and disseminate statistical information concerning the operation of the criminal justice system at the federal, state, and local levels. This collection includes facts on an arrested offender showing actions by the police, prosecutor, and court. The individual offender is the unit of analysis, and felony arrests and other related dispositions are included.
  • Methods

    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: Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1979
  • Collection date: 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • Hawaii
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Population of adults charged with felonies.
Collection Mode
  • For reasons of confidentiality, the actual days in the date variables have been masked in the public release version of the data.

Note
2005-08-08 The data were reprocessed with minor changes to formatting, such as making two digit years into four digits. A new restricted data file has been created as well as the public data file. SAS, SPSS, and Stata collection files have been added and the text codebook has been converted to PDF format. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Availability
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One or more files in this study are not available for download due to special restrictions; consult the study documentation to learn more on how to obtain the data.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8042 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08042.v1
Publications
  • (author unknown). Women in Crime: The Sentencing of Female Defendants. California Bureau of Criminal Statistics.Sacramento, CA: Outlook. 1988.
  • Ghali, Moheb, Chesney-Lind, Meda. Gender bias and the criminal justice system: An empirical investigation. Sociology and Social Research.70, (2), 164-171.1986.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (1986): Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS), 1979: Hawaii. Version 2. Offender Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) Series. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08042.v2