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CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll, July 1995 (ICPSR 2077)
Principal Investigator(s): CBS News; The New York Times
This poll is part of a continuing 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 opinion of Bill Clinton and his handling of his job as president and to comment on the relationship between the United States and Japan with an emphasis on a possible trade war and tariffs. Respondents were asked to forecast the greatest economic power in the future and to identify the United States' most important partner in the past and future 50 years. Other topics examined in detail included the television and movie rating systems, the role of sex and violence in popular culture, and the government's role in regulating movies and television programs. Those queried also answered questions on Whitewater and on the fear of terrorism in the United States. Background information on respondents includes voter registration status, political party, political orientation, education, age, sex, race, and family income.
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CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll, July 1995. ICPSR02077-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02077.v3
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02077.v3
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: Clinton, Bill, economic forecasting, government regulation, Japan, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, sexual behavior, tariffs, television, terrorism, trade, violence, Whitewater inquiry
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Adult population of the United States aged 18 and over having telephones at home.
Data Types: 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]).
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-12-11
- 2011-01-05 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
- 2000-05-19 The variable "first name" was removed to further ensure the privacy of respondents.
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