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ABC News/Washington Post Politics II Poll, January 2003 (ICPSR 3771)

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Summary:

This poll, conducted January 30, 2003-February 1, 2003, is part of a series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to give their opinions on President George W. Bush's performance in relation to the economy, the war against terrorism, Saddam Hussein and Iraq, the budget, taxes, Medicare, and prescription drug benefits for the elderly. Respondents were also asked to give their opinions on the priorities and effectiveness of Congress, the justification and support for military action against Iraq and its leader Saddam Hussein, the possible economic and human costs of pursuing military action in Iraq, the current condition of Medicare, and the long-term effects of President Bush's proposed tax cuts. Background information on respondents includes age, sex, political orientation, education, ethnicity, and household income.

Series: ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series

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Citation

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Politics II Poll, January 2003. ICPSR03771-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03771.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attitudes, Bush, George W., Hussein, Saddam, Medicare, military intervention, national economy, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, tax cuts, terrorism

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 2003-01

Date of Collection:  

  • 2003-01-30--2003-02-01

Unit of Observation:   individuals

Universe:   Persons aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the contiguous 48 United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Additional information about sampling, interviewing, weighting, and sampling error may be found in the codebook.

The data are provided as an SPSS portable file.

This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, documentation has been converted to Portable Document Format (PDF), data files have been converted to non-platform-specific formats, and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' privacy.

Produced by Taylor Nelson Sofres Intersearch, Horsham, PA, 2003.

Methodology

Sample:   Households were selected by random-digit dialing. Within households, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was home at the time of the interview.

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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