ABC News/Washington Post poll, May 1987 [electronic resource].

Format
Data file
Language
English
Εdition
ICPSR ed.
Published/​Created
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008.
Description
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF).

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Series
Restrictions note
Use of these data is restricted to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff for non-commercial statistical analysis and research purposes only.
Summary note
This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Reagan presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include the United States' naval presence in the Persian Gulf and the incident involving the U.S.S. Stark, honesty and ethics among politicians, businessmen, the news media and the average person, the Iran-contra affair and Reagan's involvement before and after the fact, 1988 presidential candidates from each party, and the trade deficit. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded.
Notes
  • Codebook available in print and electronic format.
  • Title from title screen (viewed on September 22, 2009).
Type of data
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF).
Time and place of event
  • Date of collection: 1987-05-29--1987-06-01.
  • Time period: 1987-05.
Geographic coverage
Geographic coverage: United States.
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Methodology note
  • Data source: telephone interviews.
  • Sample: households were selected by random digit dialing.
  • Universe: the population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.
Cite as
ABC News/Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL, MAY 1987 [Computer file]. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-02-20.
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