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Principal Investigator(s): CBS News
This special topic poll focused on issues of concern to residents of Los Angeles. Respondents were queried regarding how things were going in Los Angeles, the most important problem facing the city, the future of the city, and whether they had seriously considered moving out of Los Angeles in the last year. Major topics explored include race relations, confidence in local police, the Los Angeles criminal justice system and its treatment of Blacks, solving the problems that led to the civil disturbances in the spring of 1992, the Reginald Denny beating case, and the verdict in the Rodney King beating case. Background information on respondents includes political party identification, political orientation, 1992 mayoral vote choice, education, age, race, Hispanic origin, family income, and sex.
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CBS News. CBS News Los Angeles Poll, July 1993 . ICPSR06207-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-05-04. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06207.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06207.v2
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: Residents of Los Angeles 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, stratified by Black population density, with an oversample of Black respondents.
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: 1994-03-10
- 2009-05-04 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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