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Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, 1983: [United States]

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series
Publication Date
1985-10-09
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
correctional facilities; criminal histories; demographic characteristics; drug use; inmate programs; inmates; jail inmates; jails; offenses; sentencing
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey provides data on inmates' socioeconomic and demographic characteristics, previous military service, prior criminal history, jail activities, drug and alcohol use, health care, and current offenses.
  • 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.; Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1983
  • Collection date: 1983
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Persons confined to jails in the United States in 1983.
Sampling
Multistage probability sample. Jails were stratified according to the number and gender of inmates housed. Some large jails were included with certainty. Sample ratios of inmates within the selected jails vary by strata.
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.1997-02-13 SAS data definition statements are now available for this collection and the SPSS data definition statements have been updated. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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
  • 8274 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08274.v1
Publications
  • Ewert, Stephanie, Sykes, Bryan L., Pettit, Becky. The degree of disadvantage: Incarceration and inequality in education. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.651, (1), 24-43.2014.
    • ID: 10.1177/0002716213503100 (DOI)
  • National Research Council. The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. 2014.
    • ID: http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=18613 (URL)
  • Sykes, Bryan L., Pettit, Becky. Mass incarceration, family complexity, and the reproduction of childhood disadvantage. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.654, (1), 127-149.2014.
    • ID: 10.1177/0002716214526345 (DOI)
  • Rosenfeld, Jake, Pettit, Becky, Laird, Jennifer, Sykes, Bryan. Incarceration and Racial Inequality in Voter Turnout. Seattle, WA. 2011.
  • Ewert, Stephanie, Pettit, Becky, Sykes, Bryan. The Degree of Disadvantage: Incarceration and Racial Inequality in Education. University of Washington, . 2010.
    • ID: http://faculty.washington.edu/blsykes/Publications_files/asr_prison_ed_FINAL-1.pdf (URL)
  • CSR Incorporated. Alcohol Epidemiologic Data Directory. Arlington, VA: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 2007.
    • ID: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/2007DataDirectory/2007%20Data%20Directory.pdf (URL)
  • Western, Bruce, Pettit, Becky. Black-White wage inequality, employment rates, and incarceration. American Journal of Sociology.111, (2), 553-581.2005.
    • ID: 10.1086/432780 (DOI)
  • Bonczar, Thomas P.. Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001. Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report.NCJ 197976, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2003.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/piusp01.pdf (URL)
  • Western, Bruce, Pettit, Becky. Incarceration and racial inequality in men's employment. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.54, (1), 3-16.2000.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2696029 (URL)
  • Western, Bruce, Beckett, Katherine. How Unregulated Is the U.S. Labor Market? The Penal System as a Labor Market Institution. American Journal of Sociology.104, (4), 1030 -1999.
    • ID: 10.1086/210135 (DOI)
  • Canales-Portalatin, David. Comorbidity of mental illness and substance use in jail populations. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.22, (1-2), 59-76.1995.
    • ID: 10.1300/J076v22n01_05 (DOI)
  • Lynch, James P.. A cross-national comparison of the length of custodial sentences for serious crimes. Justice Quarterly.10, (4), 639-660.1993.
    • ID: 10.1080/07418829300092051 (DOI)
  • Weisheit, Ralph A., Klofas, John M.. Social status of DUI offenders in jail. International Journal of the Addictions.27, (7), 793-816.1992.
  • Mays, G. Larry, Fields, Charles B., Thompson, Joel A.. Pre-incarceration patterns of drug and alcohol use by jail inmates. Criminal Justice Policy Review.5, (1), 40-52.1991.
    • ID: 10.1177/088740349100500104 (DOI)
  • Lynch, James P.. A Cross-national Comparison of the Length of Sentences for Serious Crimes. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.Denver, CO. 1990.
  • Senese, Jeffrey D., Kalinich, David B., Embert, Paul S.. Jails in the United States: The phenomenon of mental illness in local correctional facilities. American Journal of Criminal Justice.14, (1), 104-121.1989.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF02887609 (DOI)
  • Greenfeld, Lawrence A.. Drunk Driving. Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report.NCJ 109945, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 1988.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/dd.pdf (URL)
  • Lynch, James P.. A comparison of prison use in England, Canada, West Germany, and the United States: A limited test of the punitive hypothesis. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.79, (1), 180-217.1988.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1143553 (URL)
  • Miller, Brenda A., Welte, John W.. Comparisons of incarcerated offenders according to use of alcohol and/or drugs prior to offense. Criminal Justice and Behavior.13, (4), 366-392.1986.
    • ID: 10.1177/0093854886013004002 (DOI)

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 (1985): Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, 1983: [United States]. Archival Version. Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08274