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Principal Investigator(s): Market Opinion Research
This survey of American women was based on interviews from a geographically stratified probability sample of 1,522 adult women. The interviews were made in August and September 1975. Approximately 278 variables are contained in this dataset. The study focused on women's attitudes and opinions toward their current activities, patterns of life, and their views about the future. Comprehensive questions were asked about the work patterns of women, leisure activities, and mass media use. Other questions dealing with women's rights issues, such as day care centers, ERA, and divorce were also included. A full range of demographic information was also obtained.
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Market Opinion Research. National Women's Study, 1975. ICPSR07532-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-07-21. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07532.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07532.v2
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
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: 1984-06-20
- 2009-07-21 SAS and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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