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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, January 1983 (ICPSR 8172) RSS

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Summary:

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 about President Ronald Reagan's performance in office, unemployment trends, and national spending. Respondents were also asked about their experience with computers. Demographic information on respondents includes age, sex, race, educational level, employment status, and marital status.

Series: ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series

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Citation

ABC News/The Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL OF PUBLIC OPINION ON CURRENT SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES, JANUARY 1983. Conducted by Chilton Research Services. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1985. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08172.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   computer literacy, government spending, political issues, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, Reagan Administration (1981-1989), Reagan, Ronald, social issues, unemployment

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1983-01

Date of Collection:  

  • 1983-01

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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