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NCJ Number: 89401 Find in a Library
Title: Restructuring of the NCS (National Crime Survey) Longitudinal Data Set
Author(s): W. F. Eddy; S. E. Fienberg; N. S. Prescott
Corporate Author: Carnegie Mellon University
Dept of Statistics
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 81-IJ-CX-0087
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This memorandum describes a methodology for converting the National Crime Survey (NCS) Quarterly Collection files to longitudinal files. To implement this methodology, a special program to convert the quarterly collection files to ASCII files can be run on a VAX 11/780.
Abstract: The document discusses the logical and physical structures of the Public Use Files and explains hierarchical to longitudinal reorganization. Examples are included, and the conversion program is appended.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Computer software; Crime data files; National crime surveys
Note: Technical Report no. 274.
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