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Title: Crime Days Precursors Study - Baltimore 1952-1976
Author(s): D Nurco
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 82-IJ-CX-0031
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents the variables and coding information for the data set resulting from a study of 354 male narcotic users arrested or identified by the Baltimore Police Department between 1952 and 1976.
Abstract: The sample was stratified based on race and year of police contact. Study variables included the subjects' use of marijuana, hallucinogens, amphetamines, barbituates, codeine, heroin, methadone, cocaine, tranquilizers, and other narcotics. Other variables were past arrests, length of incarceration, education attainment, employment history, personal income, mobility, and drug treatment received. Each of the 4 files in the data set contains 5,438 card-image records.
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug dependence; Drug offenders; Drug treatment; Maryland; Offender statistics
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