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New York Times New York City Poll, April 2004 (ICPSR 4094)

Principal Investigator(s): The New York Times


For this special topic poll, respondents were asked to give their opinions on such topics as their satisfaction with the job performances of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Governor George Pataki, and President George W. Bush. They were also asked to give their opinions on term-limits, the New York City economy, New York City public schools, property taxes, terrorism, the candidates for the 2005 mayoral election, the smoking ban, and the 2012 Olympics. Background information on respondents includes smoking status, employment status, sex, voter registration status, political philosophy, voting record in the 2001 mayoral race, borough of residence, religion, marital status, education, age, ethnicity, and total family income in the year 2002.

Series: CBS News/New York Times Poll Series

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Study Description


The New York Times. New York Times New York City Poll, April 2004. ICPSR04094-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2004. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04094.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04094.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Bloomberg, Michael, Bush, George W., economic issues, education, Pataki, George, property taxes, public schools, schools, smoking, terrorism, terrorist attacks

Geographic Coverage:    New York (state), New York City, United States

Time Period:   

  • 2004-04

Date of Collection:   

  • 2004-04

Universe:    Adult population of New York City aged 18 and over having a telephone at home.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The data contain weight variables that should be used for analysis.


Sample:    A variation of random-digit dialing using primary sampling units (PSUs) was employed, consisting of blocks of 100 telephone numbers identical through the eighth digit and stratified by geographic region, area code, and size of place. Within households, respondents were selected using a method developed by Leslie Kish and modified by Charles Backstrom and Gerald Hursh (see Backstrom and Hursh, SURVEY RESEARCH. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1963).

Data Source:

telephone interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   2004-10-18

Version History:

  • 2005-12-15 On 2005-08-15 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-12-15 to reflect these additions.



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