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CBS News/New York Times Florida State Survey, September 1992 (ICPSR 6088)

Principal Investigator(s): CBS News; The New York Times


For this survey, which queried residents of Florida, questions were posed regarding respondents' vote intentions for the 1992 presidential election, their opinions of the 1992 presidential candidates and their running mates, and the likelihood of their voting in the 1992 presidential election. Those surveyed answered questions concerning Hurricane Andrew, Congress, the national economy, the federal budget deficit, the concern of the presidential candidates for the needs and problems of the people, and the one issue that the respondent wished the presidential candidates would talk about. Respondents were also asked to give their approval rating of George Bush with respect to his handling of the presidency, foreign affairs, Hurricane Andrew, and the economy. Background information on respondents includes sex, age, race, education, religious preference, family income, financial situation, political orientation, party preference, voter registration status, and vote choices in the 1984 and 1988 presidential elections.

Series: CBS News/New York Times Poll Series

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Study Description


CBS News/The New York Times. CBS NEWS/NEW YORK TIMES FLORIDA STATE SURVEY, SEPTEMBER 1992. New York, NY: CBS News [producer], 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-05-17. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06088.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06088.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Bush, George W., federal budget deficit, foreign affairs, national economy, presidential candidates, presidential elections, presidential performance, public opinion, voter attitudes, voter preferences

Geographic Coverage:    Florida, United States

Time Period:   

  • 1992-09-10--1992-09-14

Date of Collection:   

  • 1992-09-10--1992-09-14

Universe:    Residents of Florida aged 18 and over having telephones at home.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

A weight variable has been included and must be used for any 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:   1993-12-18

Version History:

  • 2007-05-17 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.



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