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Recidivism Among Convicted Drunk Drivers: Minnesota, 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data, survey data
  • Minnesota Criminal Justice System Driving While Intoxicated Task Force
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
alcohol consumption; convictions (law); criminal justice system; drinking behavior; driving under the influence; drug law offenses; recidivism; sentencing
  • Abstract

    This data collection focuses on recidivism among persons convicted for driving while intoxicated. It contains information about the charging and sentencing of drunk driving offenders and repeat offenders. Variables include charge, conviction, sentence, number of alcohol and non-alcohol related violations, subsequent action, sex, age, and date of sentencing.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1982
  • 1982 / 1983
    Collection date: 1982--1983
Geographic Coverage
  • Minnesota
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons convicted of driving while intoxicated in the State of Minnesota.
Defendants were selected on the basis of those convicted and sentenced to serve time in the county jail and those convicted and sentenced to probation or fine.
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.2004-11-24 The data were converted from Card Image to Logical Record Length format, SAS and SPSS data definition statements were added, and the codebook was updated.
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8601 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08601.v1

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

Minnesota Criminal Justice System Driving While Intoxicated Task Force (1987): Recidivism Among Convicted Drunk Drivers: Minnesota, 1982. Version 2. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.