The links below provide users with information on a selection of national data sets used to capture individual's experiences with law enforcement and incarceration utilizing multiple measures, including criminal record (i.e., arrested, convicted, and/or sentenced), frequencies of occurrences, types of crimes committed, and dates of occurrence.

Each spreadsheet contains detailed information on the following...

  • Question wording
  • Responses
  • Respondent
  • Variable name
  • Codebook location
  • Valid responses [cross sectionally and longitudinally] or unweighted frequencies
Suggested Citation:

National Center for Family & Marriage Research. Measures Snapshots. Pilot Data: Name of Data Set. Retrieved from

Updated: 10/08/2020 02:05PM