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Public Attitudes Toward Auto Insurance, 1969 (ICPSR 7431) RSS

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The major aim of this study was to explore how American people felt about various aspects of automobile insurance and why they felt as they did. The investigation ascertained the number of automobile accidents in which respondents and/or their families had been involved and the number of claims filed and settlements received. Respondents were also asked about their experiences with automobile insurance while dealing with these accidents, claims, and settlements. In addition, data were collected on policy cancellations and other difficulties that were encountered in renewal of policies. Demographic information about the family head includes age, sex, race, occupation, level of education, and marital status. Data collected about the family unit include number of children under 18, number of drivers, number of drivers under 25, income, and value of savings, stocks, shares, and investments in real estate. The study was conducted on a split sample, the first subsample being interviewed between May-June and the second between August-September 1969.

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Barfield, Richard. Public Attitudes Toward Auto Insurance, 1969. ICPSR07431-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 197?. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07431.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Transportation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   accidents, automobile insurance, insurance claims, insurance settlements, traffic accidents

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1969

Universe:   Dwelling units in the United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Representative sample, with the head of the family unit designated as the preferred respondent.

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personal interviews

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