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NCJ Number: 98792 Find in a Library
Title: National Crime Survey Extract - Personal Crime - Longitudinal Files, 1976-1982, Part 1 - Assault Victim Experiences
Author(s): C A Innes
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 486
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
Sale Source: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents data collection and information processing descriptions, a variable description list, and the codebook for data on assault victim experiences drawn from the longitudinal files (1976-82) of the National Crime Survey.
Abstract: The introduction provides a data collection description, sampling information, data collection procedures, codebook information, processing information, and a list of related publications. Only data on incidents of rape, robbery, and assault are documented in the codebook. The codebook indicates (1) variable and reference numbers, (2) the abbreviated variable label used within OSIRIS to identify each variable, (3) the designation of missing data, and (4) the sequential location and width of a variable when the data are stored on magnetic tape. It also provides the full text of the survey question that yielded the data for each variable. Code values for each variable and code meanings are provided as well. The manual contains a glossary, industry and occupation codes, the questionnaire, and frequencies and univariate statistics.
Index Term(s): Assault and battery; Data collections; Information processing; Longitudinal studies; National crime surveys; Rape; Robbery; Victimization surveys
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