Principal Investigator(s): CBS News
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. Questions were posed regarding respondents' vote intentions for the 1992 presidential election, their opinions of 1992 presidential candidates, and the likelihood of their voting in the 1992 presidential election. Questions concerning Bill Clinton focused on the quality of his leadership, his honesty, and his effort to bring all Americans together. Respondents were asked whether Bill Clinton and Al Gore could understand the needs and problems of the people and whether they were typical Democratic presidential candidates. Additional questions dealt with television coverage of the presidential campaign, whether the United States needed a younger generation to lead the country, and which presidential candidate was most likely to make changes in the political system and the economy. Background information on respondents includes sex, age, race, education, family income, political orientation, party preference, and voter registration status.
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CBS News. CBS News Monthly Poll #2, July 1992 . ICPSR06081-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-01-20. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06081.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06081.v2
Scope of Study
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: 1993-12-18
- 2009-01-20 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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