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Title: Learning Deficiencies Among Adult Inmates - Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Washington, 1982
Author(s): R Bell
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 81-IJ-CX-0014
Publication Number: ICPSR 8359
Sale Source: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
United States of America
Dataset: DATASET 1
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents a brief project description and a codebook for the 1982 study of the nature and prevalence of learning deficiencies among adult inmates in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
Abstract: For the project, 1,065 inmates were administered an academic achievement test and an individual intelligence test; other data were collected on variables pertaining to inmate demography, criminal history, educational background, family background, and disability. The data are in one file with a logical record length of 100 characters. A review of the project history precedes the codebook. The codebook describes each of the eight record types and presents variable code numbers, matching descriptions, variable location in the data set, numeric character, and the numbers for missing data and values.
Index Term(s): Data collections; Information processing; Inmate statistics; Learning disabilities; Louisiana; Pennsylvania; Research methods; Washington
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