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Estimating Incidence and Cumulative Incidence of Incarceration Using NCRP Data

NCJ Number
252678
Date Published
June 2021
Length
38 pages
Author(s)
William Rhodes; Gerald Gaes; Jeremy Luallen; Ryan Kling; Tom Rich; Christopher Cutler, Abt Associates
Agencies
BJS-Sponsored
Publication Type
Third-Party Report, Report (Grant-Sponsored)
Grant Number(s)
2015-R2-CX-K135
Abstract

This paper describes a new methodology for estimating the incidence and cumulative incidence of imprisonment in the United States. It estimates the age at which the first prison admission is most likely to occur, trends in incidence across age cohorts, and trends in cumulative incidence across these cohorts. It uses data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Corrections Reporting Program from 1982 to 1987.

Date Created: June 9, 2021