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CBS News Monthly Poll #1, March 1993 (ICPSR 6200)
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 what they thought were the most important problems that President Bill Clinton should be worrying about, and whether he was paying enough attention to these problems. Respondents were also asked the one question they would ask President Clinton if they had the opportunity, and if there was anything in particular about Clinton that they would like to know. Background information on respondents includes age, race, education, family income, vote choice in the 1992 presidential election, and party preference.
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CBS News. CBS News Monthly Poll #1, March 1993 . ICPSR06200-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-04-06. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06200.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06200.v2
Scope of Study
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]).
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Original ICPSR Release: 1994-03-10
- 2009-04-06 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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