Cover: Description of Official Record Data from the 1978 RAND Inmate Survey

Description of Official Record Data from the 1978 RAND Inmate Survey

Published 1983

by Paul K. Honig

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A public use data tape has been prepared to permit secondary analysis of RAND's 1978 survey of prison and jail inmates in three states. This Note documents the official record data on the tape; these were collected from Department of Corrections files for prisoner respondents. A companion Note (N-2016) documents self-report data on the tape.

This report is part of the RAND note series. The note was a product of RAND from 1979 to 1993 that reported other outputs of sponsored research for general distribution.

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