Standardizing the Display of IBR Data: Weapon Variables
Data Collection Guidelines and Data Quality
The data quality and collection issues surrounding each variable are discussed.
Frequencies and Rate of Missing
Data in NIBRS
Compare the frequencies of weapon entries and missing data in your data with the national data set.
View Tables Developed by the FBI
In the FBI's preliminary analysis using NIBRS, data were used to illustrate NIBRS content and capabilities by providing simple, easy-to-understand tables and charts. Relevant tables are presented and discussed.
Additional examples from current publications are presented, showing how variable values can be grouped and displayed. SPSS syntax is available for recreating each example.