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|Title:||British Crime Survey 2007-2008: Teaching Dataset|
|Depositor:||University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government|
University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government
|Original data producer(s):||
Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate
BMRB. Social Research
The Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) were funded to compile this teaching dataset by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
The Home Office funded the main British Crime Survey, 2007-2008, (BCS) from which this dataset has been compiled. The depositors would like to thank the Home Office for their permission to repurpose the data.
The dataset was prepared by Sarah King-Hele of the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester.
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The British Crime Survey 2007-2008: Teaching Dataset is based on the British Crime Survey, 2007-2008 (available from the UK Data Archive under SN 6066) and constitutes real data which are used by the Home Office and are behind many headlines. The teaching dataset is a subset, which has been subjected to certain simplifications and additions for the purpose of learning and teaching. (Note that the main British Crime Survey has now become the Crime Survey for England and Wales, but titles of older studies in the series remain the same.)
The main differences are:
The main topics covered are:
|Time period:||The BCS covers experiences of crime in the 12 months prior to interview|
|Dates of fieldwork:||April 2007 - March 2008|
|Country:||England and Wales|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Adults aged 16 and over in private households in England and Wales during 2007-2008.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
The BCS is an annual cross-sectional study, but this teaching dataset has been compiled using only data from the 2007-2008 survey.
Multi-stage stratified random sample
|Number of units:||11,676 cases|
|Method of data collection:||
Face-to-face interview; Compilation or synthesis of existing material
The BCS is collected by a face-to-face interview but the teaching dataset has been created by simplifying and altering the original data.
|Weighting:||Weighting used. See documentation for details|
The data are taken from British Crime Survey, 2007-2008 which is available from the UK Data Archive under SN 6066.
|ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE||AGE||ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR|
|CRIME AND SECURITY||CRIME VICTIMS||CRIMINAL DAMAGE|
|CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM||DEBILITATIVE ILLNESS||DISCRIMINATION|
|ECONOMIC ACTIVITY||EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND||EMPLOYMENT HISTORY|
|EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES||ENGLAND AND WALES||ETHNIC GROUPS|
|EXPOSURE TO NOISE||FEAR OF CRIME||GENDER|
|HEALTH||HOUSEHOLD INCOME||HOUSING CONDITIONS|
|HOUSING TENURE||INCOME||INNER CITIES|
|LANDLORDS||LAW AND JUSTICE||LAW ENFORCEMENT|
|LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLICY||LOCAL GOVERNMENT||MARITAL STATUS|
|NEWSPAPER READERSHIP||NEWSPAPERS||OCCUPATIONAL STATUS|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||POLICE SERVICES||RACIAL DISCRIMINATION|
|REFUSE||RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION||RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY|
|ROBBERY||RURAL AREAS||SEXUAL ASSAULT|
|SHOPLIFTING||SOCIAL ACTIVITIES (LEISURE)||SOCIAL DISADVANTAGE|
|SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS||STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT||STUDENTS|
|TEACHING PACKAGES||THEFT||UNWAGED WORKERS|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||08 October 2010|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright held jointly with the Economic and Social Data Service. Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland.|
|Access conditions:||The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.|
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|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6561_Information.htm||7|
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