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Washington Post District of Columbia Poll, December 1993 (ICPSR 6296) RSS

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Summary:

This special topic poll was conducted among residents in the District of Columbia. Respondents were queried on the problems and general quality of life in the District of Columbia. They gave their impressions of Sharon Pratt Kelly as mayor and rated the efficiency of the District government. The survey covered crime in the District with specific questions on the safety of the respondents' neighborhoods and whether the respondent carried weapons for protection. Those surveyed provided the frequency of and reasons for their traveling within the District and commented on whether they favored the District becoming a separate state. Demographic background variables include political orientation, age, race, income, and education.

Series: ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series

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Study Description

Citation

Washington Post. WASHINGTON POST DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA POLL, DECEMBER 1993. ICPSR version. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06296.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attitudes, crime, local government, neighborhoods, personal security, public opinion, quality of life, self defense, social issues, weapons

Geographic Coverage:   United States, District of Columbia

Time Period:  

  • 1993-12

Date of Collection:  

  • 1993-12

Universe:   Adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the District of Columbia.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

A weight variable with two implied decimal places has been included and must be used in any analysis. This survey was balanced by sex, race, age, and education.

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 at home at the time of interview.

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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