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Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of American Youth (8th- and 10th-Grade Surveys), 2003

Lloyd D. Johnston, Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley & John E. Schulenberg
These surveys of 8th- and 10th-grade students are part of a series that explores changes in important values, behaviors, and lifestyle orientations of contemporary American youth. Students in each grade are randomly assigned to complete one of four questionnaires, each with a different subset of topical questions but containing a set of "core" questions on demographics and drug use. There are about 450 variables across the questionnaires. Drugs covered by this survey include amphetamines (stimulants),...

Case Tracking and Mapping System Developed for the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, 1997-1998

Colin Reilly & Victor Goldsmith
This collection grew out of a prototype case tracking and crime mapping application that was developed for the United States Attorney's Office (USAO), Southern District of New York (SDNY). The purpose of creating the application was to move from the traditionally episodic way of handling cases to a comprehensive and strategic method of collecting case information and linking it to specific geographic locations, and collecting information either not handled at all or not handled with...

Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS): Performance Indicators for Corrections (PIC), 2002-2006 [United States]

Kevin Knight
In 2002, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) cooperative agreement. The Institute of Behavioral Research at Texas Christian University (TCU) was one of nine National Research Centers selected to study current drug treatment practices and outcomes in correctional settings and to examine strategies for improving treatment services for drug-involved offenders. The specific aims of the PIC study were to: Cross sectionally test and adapt the...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Supportive Services for Older Persons Program, 1988-1991: [United States]

William J. Scanlon
This data collection was undertaken to evaluate a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded program that provided nontraditional health and health-related services to the elderly. These services included housekeeping, home maintenance/repair, yard work, snow removal, meal preparation/home-delivered meals, health insurance claims assistance, health education, private-duty nursing, and other caregiver services. The collection comprises data from four sources: (1) administrative data collected upon each client's entry into the program (Intake File, Part 1), (2) administrative data describing the...

Intensive Community Supervision in Minnesota, 1990-1992: A Dual Experiment in Prison Diversion and Enhanced Supervised Release

Elizabeth Piper Deschenes, Susan Turner & Joan Petersilia
For this program evaluation, which utilized a randomized field experiment, two separate substudies were conducted: one investigated the "front door" Intensive Community Supervision (ICS) program that diverted prisoners into the community at the beginning of their prison terms, and the other studied the "back door" Intensive Supervised Release (ISR) program that provided enhanced supervision services for offenders who were just finishing their terms of confinement and had a residential mandate upon release from prison. The...

Intensive Community Supervision in Minnesota, 1990-1992: A Dual Experiment in Prison Diversion and Enhanced Supervised Release

Elizabeth Piper Deschenes, Susan Turner & Joan Petersilia
For this program evaluation, which utilized a randomized field experiment, two separate substudies were conducted: one investigated the "front door" Intensive Community Supervision (ICS) program that diverted prisoners into the community at the beginning of their prison terms, and the other studied the "back door" Intensive Supervised Release (ISR) program that provided enhanced supervision services for offenders who were just finishing their terms of confinement and had a residential mandate upon release from prison. The...

American National Election Series: 1972, 1974, 1976

University Of Michigan. Center For Political Studies
This study is part of a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952. The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life. This collection consists of a distinct panel across the three election waves, the cross-section samples associated with each election study, and a vote...

English Language Proficiency Study (ELPS), 1982: [United States]

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
The purpose of this data collection was to provide estimates of the number of children in the United States with limited English proficiency from non-English backgrounds by state and by language. Tests of proficiency in reading, understanding, and producing English were administered to both adults and children from English and non-English language backgrounds. Characteristics such as age, sex, race, household relationship, Spanish origin, languages spoken at home, proficiency in speaking English, school enrollment, highest grade...

Manuscript Censuses of Population and Agriculture for 1860, 1870, and 1880: Missouri

Mary E. Gregson
These data were drawn from three separate U.S. censuses--1860, 1870, and 1880--for the state of Missouri, and pertain to six Missouri townships. The data were linked to form a pooled cross-section time-series, in which multiple observations for individuals are linked together. There is one record for each enumerated person in the sample from the population schedules, and each slave and farm has its own record as well. Agricultural data in the collection provide information on...

Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 [United States]

John W. Kingdon
This data collection was created to study agenda-setting and alternative specification in the federal government. It concentrates on two federal policy areas, health and transportation, but the theories generated in the research may be quite widely applicable beyond those two areas. The aim of the work was not to study how issues are decided in some authoritative process like a congressional vote, but instead to study how issues get to be issues in the first...

Eurobarometer 63.5: Consumer Rights in Poland, June-July 2005

European Commission
The Eurobarometer series is a unique cross-national and cross-temporal survey program conducted on behalf of the European Commission. These surveys regularly monitor public opinion in the European Union (EU) member countries and consist of standard modules and special topic modules. The standard modules address attitudes towards European unification, institutions and policies, measurements for general socio-political orientations, as well as respondent and household demographics. The special topic modules address such topics as agriculture, education, natural environment...

ABC News/NHK Japan Poll, February 1993

ABC News & NHK
This special topic poll solicited opinion on issues concerning United States policy toward and relations with Japan and Asia. Respondents were asked whether the Clinton Administration should take a hard line concerning the trade imbalance with Japan, whether the Administration should pay more attention to Japan than to other Asian countries, whether Japan should become a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, and whether the United States and Japan should try to increase...

Federal Justice Statistics Program: Defendants Charged in Criminal Cases Filed in District Court, 2001 [United States]

United States Department Of Justice. Office Of Justice Programs. Bureau Of Justice Statistics
The data contain records of defendants in federal criminal cases filed in United States District Court during fiscal year 2001. The data were constructed from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) Central System file. According to the EOUSA, the United States attorneys conduct approximately 95 percent of the prosecutions handled by the Department of Justice. The Central System data contain variables from the original EOUSA files as well as additional analysis variables, or...

Consumer Price Index, 1913-1992

United States Department Of Labor. Bureau Of Labor Statistics
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures over time the prices of goods and services in major expenditure categories typically purchased by urban consumers. The expenditure categories include food, housing, apparel, transportation, and medical care. Essentially, the Index measures consumer purchasing power by comparing the cost of a fixed set of goods and services (called a market basket) in a specific month relative to the cost of the same market basket in an earlier reference period,...

Mexican Origin People in the United States: Detroit Pilot Ethnic Screening Survey, 1979

Carlos H. Arce
This survey was a pretest conducted for the purpose of identifying people of Mexican descent living in Detroit, Michigan for later inclusion in a more comprehensive national survey. This pretest survey was also conducted to develop an appropriate and valid measurement instrument for subsequent screening and national surveys. The pretest was administered to 474 respondents from February to August of 1978 in a Detroit neighborhood. The questionnaire elicited information on the ancestry of household residents...

CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll, June 2010

CBS News & The New York Times
This poll, fielded June 16-20, 2010, is a part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicits public opinion on a range of political and social issues. A national sample of 1,259 adults was surveyed, including an oversample of Gulf Coast residents. Respondents were asked whether they approved of the way that Barack Obama was handling his job as president, the economy, and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, whether they approved...

Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States]: Summary File 4, Kentucky

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
Summary File 4 (SF 4) from the United States 2000 Census contains the sample data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of a sample of all people and housing units. Population items include basic population totals: urban and rural, households and families, marital status, grandparents as caregivers, language and ability to speak English, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, year of entry, migration, place of work, journey to work (commuting), school enrollment...

Male and Female Wages and Employment from English Farm Accounts, 1740-1850

Joyce Burnette
This study is based on a nonrandom sample of manuscript farm wage accounts. It contains information on the farm labor force (wages and employment by gender) and the location of the farm. The records contain information on all farm laborers working at the farm, but no information on any family labor or farm servants who may or may not have been employed. First names were used to categorize workers as male or female. Complete employment...

CBS News Monthly Poll #2, November 1998

CBS News
This poll, fielded November 16-17, 1998, is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to give their opinions of President Bill Clinton and his handling of the situation with Iraq, as well as their views on the United States Congress, Vice President Al Gore, First Lady Hillary Clinton, Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr, House Judiciary...

Census of Population and Housing, 2010 [United States]: Summary File 1 Urban/Rural Update

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
Summary File 1 (SF1) Urban/Rural Update contains summary statistics on population and housing subjects derived from the responses to the 2010 Census questionnaire. Population items include sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationship, household type, household size, family type, family size, and group quarters. Housing items include occupancy status, vacancy status, and tenure (whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied). The summary statistics are presented in 333 tables, which are tabulated for...

Central and Eastern Eurobarometer 7: Status of the European Union, October-November 1996

George Cunningham
The seventh round of Central and Eastern Eurobarometer surveys was carried out in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Yugoslavia. Respondents were asked questions that appeared in earlier surveys in this series. These included items on whether respondents felt that things in their country were going in the right or wrong direction, how the financial situation of their household...

CBS NEWS "CBS.Marketwatch.com" Millennium Poll, December 1999

CBS News
This special topic poll, fielded December 17-19, 1999, focused on respondents' anticipation of life in the 21st century as the year 2000 approached. Those queried were asked to predict the quality of life in the 21st century on a variety of dimensions including war, terrorism, length of the working day, religion, the environment, equality for Blacks, and poverty. They were also asked to assess the impact of the United States on global popular culture, politics,...

CBS News/New York Times National Poll, January #2, 2012

CBS News & The New York Times
This poll, the second of three fielded January 2012, is a part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicits public opinion on a range of political and social issues. Respondents were asked how well Barack Obama was handling the presidency, foreign policy, the economy, and the threat of terrorism. Multiple questions addressed which Republican presidential candidates were favored, which were most likely to win against President Obama, which candidates were most trusted to...

American Community Survey (ACS): Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS), 2005

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
The American Community Survey (ACS) is a part of the Decennial Census Program, and is designed to produce critical information about the characteristics of local communities. The ACS publishes social, housing, and economic characteristics for demographic groups covering a broad spectrum of geographic areas in the United States and Puerto Rico. Every year the ACS supports the release of single-year estimates for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more. Demographic variables include sex, age,...

ABC News/Washington Post Poll, January 1985

ABC News & The Washington Post
This poll, conducted January 11-16, 1985, is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to rate Reagan's performance as president over the past four years and to describe their expectations for his performance in his second term in office. Respondents also were asked a series of questions relating to the nation's economy, their personal...

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