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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, May/June 1982 (ICPSR 8025)
This poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. In this poll, respondents were asked their opinions on Ronald Reagan's presidential performance, his handling of the economy and inflation, former President Richard Nixon's role in Watergate, and the impact of inflation upon the respondent's personal finances, job security, and unemployment history, if any. Demographic information on respondents includes race, sex, age, religion, and educational level.
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ABC News/The Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL OF PUBLIC OPINION ON CURRENT SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES, MAY/JUNE 1982. Conducted by Chilton Research Services. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08025.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08025.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: economic conditions, inflation, job security, national economy, Nixon, Richard, personal finances, political issues, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, Reagan Administration (1981-1989), Reagan, Ronald, social issues, unemployment, Watergate affair
Geographic Coverage: United States
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- Standardized missing values.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-20
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