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Survey of Facilities for Runaway and Homeless Youth, 1983-1988

Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data
  • Swicord, Donald
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
homeless shelters; homelessness; residential programs; youths
  • Abstract

    This data collection is a compilation of demographic and service information collected on youths in residential and nonresidential shelters for runaways and homeless youths. The data provide descriptions of the youths using the shelters and offer data on age, sex, race, education, family setting, shelter services provided, and aftercare services received.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Youth Information Form (YIF)
    • DS2: Information Collection and Research Evaluation Form (ICARE)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983 / 1988
    Time period: 1983--1988
  • 1983 / 1988
    Collection date: 1983--1988
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Runaway and homeless youths in 270 shelters in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Trust Territories.
2006-01-18 File CB9129.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9129 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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

Swicord, Donald (1989): Survey of Facilities for Runaway and Homeless Youth, 1983-1988. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.