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Dataset Details

Youth Information Form: Data from Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, 1987-1990

Dataset Number: 57


Office of Human Development Services/ACYF


These data were gathered from federally funded runaway and homeless youth shelters during 1988-1989. Data were collected on approximately 87,000 youth who received services from runaway and homeless youth programs. The following types of information are included in the data set: demographic characteristics, youth and family presenting problems at intake (including history of abuse and neglect), and services provided by the shelter.

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