Utilization for General Social Survey, 1972-2010 [Cumulative File]

By default, the reports below show utilization for the last 12 months. To view a different range, please enter dates below.

Please note that this study was first released on 2011-08-05, and that our current reporting model only goes back three years (from today's date).

General Information

Unique Sessions

Data &
Any Datasets/Files 616 = 207 409   62


The numbers above are counts of unique sessions, not counts of how many files were downloaded. I.e., a value of 12 implies that users downloaded 1 or more files from the study as part of 12 discrete sessions/visits in this time period.

Please note that the numbers above do not include distribution of restricted-use or public-use data that are not web downloadable. E.g., data distributed on CD-ROM.

"SDA" refers to unique sessions by users analyzing data using Survey Documentation & Analysis, a web-based alternative to SAS, SPSS, and Stata.

Unique Users

Faculty Grad.
Undergrads Univ.
Other Anon.
Any Datasets/Files 542 = 53 66 79 8 13 323


All numbers in the table above are the number of unique users who downloaded one or more files from this study/dataset in the time period specified.

"Anon. Downloads" refers to users who download anonymously. Users who browse/download documentation files (only) are not required to login; some of our topical archives do not require login.

Please note that the numbers above do not include distribution of restricted-use or public-use data that are not web downloadable. E.g., data distributed on CD-ROM.

Downloads by Member Institutions

This study was downloaded by users at 77 institutions during the time period specified.

  • Arizona State University
  • Baruch College
  • Baylor University
  • California State University Channel Islands
  • California State University at Fullerton
  • California State University at Northridge
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • California State University at San Marcos
  • Calvin College
  • Carleton University
  • Central Michigan University
  • City College
  • Claremont Colleges
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • DePaul University
  • Doshisha University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Haverford College
  • Humboldt State University
  • Illinois State University at Normal
  • Indiana University
  • Kent State University
  • Lehigh University
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McGill University
  • Michigan State University
  • Middlebury College
  • Mississippi State University
  • Nagoya University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Old Dominion University
  • Presbyterian College
  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
  • San Francisco State University
  • Siena College
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Texas State University at San Marcos
  • Texas Womans University
  • The American University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Trinity University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oxford
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Southern California
  • University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
  • Utah State University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Wesleyan University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Wittenberg University


Institutions are only listed when users from that institution authenticated/logged in. Non-authenticated members constitute a large portion of our users and are represented in the Unique Users/Unique Sessions tables, but not in the Downloads by Member Institutions table.

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