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Inmate Victimization in State Prisons in the United States, 1979

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Schreiber, Jan E.
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-03-18
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Language
English
Free Keywords
assault; correctional facilities; crime; criminal justice system; inmates; parole; victimization; violence
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection was designed to determine the nature and extent of victimization in state prisons across the nation. In particular, it examines topics such as prison living conditions, prison programs, prison safety, and inmates' participation in or victimization by other inmates with respect to several types of property and bodily crimes. Also presented are a set of attitudinal measures dealing with inmates' thoughts and perceptions on a variety of subjects, including their reactions to general statements about prison life and to a series of hypothetical situations.
  • 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: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1979
  • Collection date: 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Inmates in state prisons in the United States.
Sampling
Stratified, randomly drawn sample of institutions.
Note
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.1999-04-26 SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been added to this collection. Also, the codebook has been converted to a PDF file. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice.
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8087 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08087.v1
Publications
  • Day, Jacob C., Brauer, Jonathan R., Butler, H. Daniel. Coercion and social support behind bars: Testing an integrated theory of misconduct and resistance in U.S. prisons. Criminal Justice and Behavior.42, (2), 133-155.2015.
    • ID: 10.1177/0093854814546352 (DOI)

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

Schreiber, Jan E. (1984): Inmate Victimization in State Prisons in the United States, 1979. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08087