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The Resource National Survey of Youth, 1972, Martin Gold, (electronic resource)

National Survey of Youth, 1972, Martin Gold, (electronic resource)

Label
National Survey of Youth, 1972
Title
National Survey of Youth, 1972
Statement of responsibility
Martin Gold
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conducted five years after NATIONAL SURVEY OF YOUTH, 1967 (ICPSR 3509), this study also was designed to measure the frequency and seriousness of delinquent activity among a representative sample of American boys and girls. Interviews were conducted in the spring of 1972 with 1,395 respondents who were 11 to 18 years old. Part 1 contains data gathered about the teenager's and his or her family's characteristics, including job history, family size, parents' education, attitudes toward school, school grades, peer group activities, dating history, self image, body image, physical health and maturation, attitudes about authority and youth culture, relationship with parents, political opinions and participation, and job aspirations. Part 2 contains each respondent's indication of which of 17 specific offenses he or she had committed in the previous three years. Information was coded on up to three incidents of each type of delinquency for each respondent. Data detailing the circumstances of each offense is also included. The 17 offenses are: (1) hitting a parent, (2) skipping school, (3) damaging property on purpose, (4) trying to get something by lying about age or identity, (5) trying to get something by lying about what you would do for a person, (6) taking something not belonging to you, even if you return it, (7) hurting or injuring someone on purpose, (8) threatening to hurt or injure someone, (9) trespassing on property, (10) trespassing in a house or building, (11) drinking beer or liquor without parental permission, (12) smoking marijuana, (13) using drugs (other than marijuana) or chemicals, (14) taking part in a fight with friends against other kids, (15) carrying a gun or knife, (16) taking a car without permission of the owner, and (17) "going all the way" with a member of the opposite sex. All but one offense match the list presented in the 1967 study. The add... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07593
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
7593
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Youth
  • United States
  • Adolescents
  • Academic achievement
  • Behavior problems
  • Career goals
  • Children
  • Crime
  • Cultural values
  • Delinquent behavior
  • Drug use
  • Offenses
  • Parent child relationship
  • Peer influence
  • Physical condition
  • Political attitudes
  • Sexual behavior
  • Social adjustment
  • Social attitudes
  • Social behavior
  • Student attitudes
  • Student behavior
  • Youth
  • United States
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Survey of Youth, 1972, Martin Gold, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Main File; Part 2: Offenses File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045362
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-03-30.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07593
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07593
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
2 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.
Label
National Survey of Youth, 1972, Martin Gold, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Main File; Part 2: Offenses File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045362
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-03-30.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07593
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07593
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
2 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.

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