This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
ABC News Iraq Attack Poll, January 1993 (ICPSR 6176)
This special topic poll solicited public opinion on the bombing raid conducted by the United States in response to Iraq's violation of the terms of the cease-fire ending the Persian Gulf War. Approval of the bombing raid and perception of its effectiveness was assessed, and respondents were also asked to consider the option of continued bombing in response to further Iraqi violations of the cease-fire. Other questions covered the Bush Administration's plan to send 600 to 800 troops to Kuwait to guard against border violations by Iraq, and the possibility of the United States becoming involved in another war with Iraq. Respondents were asked whether the United States should do everything it could to force Saddam Hussein from power, whether the United States should attempt to kill Saddam Hussein, whether President George Bush did the right thing by bombing Iraq before Bill Clinton took office, and if Clinton could be expected to do a better job of handling the situation in the Persian Gulf. On other subjects, respondents were queried regarding Bush's decision to send troops to Somalia, and whether the United States should take military action against Serbia to stop it from supporting Serbian fighters in neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina. Background information on respondents includes political party, age, and sex.
One or more data files in this study are set up in a non-standard format, such as card image format. Users may need help converting these files before they can be used for analysis.
Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Please log in so we can determine if you are with a member institution and have access to these data files.
ABC News. ABC NEWS IRAQ ATTACK POLL, JANUARY 1993. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-12-06. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06176.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06176.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
A weight variable with two implied decimal places has been included and must be used in any analysis.
Sample: Households were selected by random digit dialing. Within households, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of the interview.
Original ICPSR Release: 1994-03-10
- 2006-12-06 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.