CBS News/New York Times monthly poll, May 1990 [electronic resource].

Data file
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991.
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF).


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 Bush presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include: foreign policy, the federal budget deficit, taxes, race relations, the government's role in helping Blacks, problems in the savings and loan industry, AIDS, and flag burning. Additionally, respondents were questioned regarding their awareness of changes in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, relations with the Soviet Union and Lithuania, the world influence of the United States and the Soviet Union, nuclear war, arms control, the upcoming summit meeting between Bush and Gorbachev, and their opinions of Mikhail Gorbachev. Demographic information collected includes sex, age, race, education, family income, religion, ethnicity, political orientation, party preference, voting behavior, and knowledge of AIDS victims.
  • Codebook available in print and electronic format.
  • Title from title screen (viewed on November 2, 2009).
Type of data
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF).
Time and place of event
  • Date of collection: 1990-05-22--1990-05-24.
  • Time period: 1990-05-22--1990-05-24.
Geographic coverage
Geographic coverage: United States.
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Methodology note
  • Data source: telephone interviews.
  • Sample: stratified random digit dialing.
  • Universe: adults aged 18 and over in the United States.
Cite as
CBS News/The New York Times. CBS NEWS/NEW YORK TIMES MONTHLY POLL, MAY 1990 [Computer file]. New York, NY: CBS News [producer], 1990. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991.
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