National Camping Market Survey, 1978 (ICPSR 7800)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service
This survey was conducted in 1978 to determine the type of national market for campers and camping equipment. Approximately 60 questions were asked of the respondents which analyzed past, present and future camping activities and preferences, equipment, attitudes, other leisure activities and background information. There are four files of data, each with 2,013 records: file one contains the first 80 columns of data per respondent; file two contains the second 80 columns of data; file three contains the next 80 columns and file four contains the last 80 columns.
United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. National Camping Market Survey, 1978. ICPSR07800-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984-03-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07800.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07800.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: camping, leisure, marketing, outdoor recreation, recreation, recreation equipment
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Data Collection Notes:
The data files in this study are set up in a non-standard format, e.g., card image, a remnant of the time when data were literally input on punch cards. Novice users may need help converting these files into a modern format before they can be used for analysis.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-03-18
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