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2 Defining Criminal Justice Involvement
Pages 9-14

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... Criminal justice and inmate surveys fall short of capturing all these variations (as they focus on certain sub­ populations of the criminal justice community at a certain stage in their experiences) , while national non-institutionalized population-based health surveys do not provide information on the prevalence of the health conditions in the incarcerated population.
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... are examples for which one might see varying degrees of racial disparity depending on the measurement variable used: one example is drug conviction rates, which might yield higher racial disparities than homicide conviction rates. The alternative is to look at aggregate totals instead of breakdowns by type, but the tradeoff is loss of the ability to examine the disparities by subgroup.
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... The National Center for Marriage and Family Research (NCMFR) 2012 forum included the following topics: assessing existing measures of incarceration in household surveys; adapting measures for household surveys; recommendations for future data collection efforts; and linking
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... She said this may be due in part to the way in which the NSFG question is worded, which might encourage respondents to recall any criminal justice experience and not just experience that yielded supervision. Manning suggested to the workshop participants that questions being 1  The survey was administered by GfK, a market research organization, in May 2013 using its online research panel.
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... Manning responded that the committee compiled a list of criminal justice experience questions currently asked on national surveys and pared the list on the basis of insight and information obtained and exchanged at the NCMFR forum. The committee then circulated that short list to the researchers who attended the forum and asked for their feedback.

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