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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. Respondents were queried regarding President Bill Clinton's handling of foreign policy, the economy, and health care reform, and his ability to deal with an international crisis. The poll also addressed the issue of United States military assistance in trouble spots around the world, the fairness of Clinton's proposed health care reform plan and its potential impact on the quality of care and the amount paid for care, policy options relating to United States involvement in Somalia, Haiti, and the former Yugoslavia, and financial aid to Russia. Background information on respondents includes vote choice in the 1992 presidential election, political party, political orientation, education, age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, and family income.
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CBS News. CBS News Monthly Poll #2, October 1993. ICPSR06327-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-06-01. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06327.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06327.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: 1995-03-16
- 2009-06-01 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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