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Public Opinion and the War in Vietnam Study, 1966 (ICPSR 7295)
Principal Investigator(s): Brody, Richard A., Stanford University; Ekman, Paul, University of California Medical Center; Parker, Edwin B., Stanford University; Polsby, Nelson W., Wesleyan University; Rossi, Peter H., National Opinion Research Center; Sheatsley, Paul B., National Opinion Research Center; Verba, Sidney, Stanford University
This study, conducted by the National Opinion Research Center, surveyed a cross-section of the adult population in the United States to elicit opinions about the involvement of the United States in Vietnam. Questions covered problems in the news, the respondents' vote in 1964, the number of years, if any, served in the Armed Forces, their knowledge of the Vietnam War, and their opinions on what the government should do in Vietnam. Demographic data include age, sex, race, number of children, education, occupation, family income, perceived social class, service in the military, and religious preference.
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Brody, Richard A., Paul Ekman, Edwin B. Parker, Nelson W. Polsby, Peter H. Rossi, Paul B. Sheatsley, and Sidney Verba. Public Opinion and the War in Vietnam Study, 1966. ICPSR07295-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1975. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07295.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07295.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Sample: Probability sampling of blocks within NORC's 75 sampling points. Within the sampling units, respondents were selected so as to form a representative sample of the population of the United States.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-20
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