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Principal Investigator(s): National Opinion Research Center
The 1976 survey replicates almost all items that have appeared in at least two other surveys in this series. Major emphasis is placed on the attitudes and opinions of the respondents on issues such as the family, socio-economic status, social mobility, social control, race relations, sex relations, and morale. In addition, information on the respondents' partisan identification and their 1972 presidential vote are included. The data were collected by the National Opinion Research Center as the last in a five-year series of general social surveys. The survey was administered in March and April of 1976 to a national cross-section sample of adults 18 years of age and older. The data were obtained from the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
Series: General Social Survey Series
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National Opinion Research Center. GENERAL SOCIAL SURVEY, 1976. Conducted by University of Chicago, National Opinion Research Center. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1977. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07398.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07398.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: civil rights, families, life cycle, morale, morality, political affiliation, race relations, racial attitudes, sexual behavior, social attitudes, social control, social indicators, social issues, social mobility, socioeconomic status, voting behavior
Geographic Coverage: United States
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Universe: English-speaking persons 18 years of age or over, living in noninstitutional arrangements within the United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
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Sample: National probability sampling and partial national block quota sampling designs.
- Performed consistency checks.
- Standardized missing values.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-10
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