New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985 (ICPSR 8548)
Principal Investigator(s): The New York Times
New York City residents were asked questions concerning their attitudes towards living in New York City, their assessments of city services, and their opinions of New York City leaders and the Governor of New York. In addition, respondents were probed for their opinions on crime and what causes crime in New York City, what measures people take to protect themselves, and whether the respondent or a family member has ever been a victim of a crime. Demographic information is also included.
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The New York Times. New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985. ICPSR08548-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-07-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08548.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08548.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: cities, communities, crime, crime prevention, demographic characteristics, government performance, government services, households, local government, public programs, quality of life, social attitudes and behavior, urban affairs, victimization, New York-New York City, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: New York City residents age 18 and over.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
There is a weight variable for each dataset which must be used in any analysis. The area code and exchange code variables have been recoded to 9's for reasons of confidentiality.
Sample: Stratified random digit dialing.
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1986-08-29
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