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Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978 (ICPSR 8553)
Principal Investigator(s): Nehnevajsa, Jiri
These data were collected in a national survey designed to examine attitudes of American citizens towards civil defense and emergency management. They provide indicators of public opinion on foreign affairs, nuclear weapons, nuclear war, disarmament, emergency shelters, federal spending, evacuation and natural disasters. Ecological variables are appended to each record which characterize respondents as residing in Department of Defense defined risk areas.
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Nehnevajsa, Jiri. Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978. ICPSR08553-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08553.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08553.v1
This study was funded by:
- Civil Defense Administration (OMB-120-S78002)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: arms race, defense expenditures, disarmament, foreign affairs, government services, nuclear war, nuclear weapons, public health, public opinion, war, weapons systems
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: United States
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
Variables for PSU and county identification are overlaid with zeroes to guarantee confidentiality.
Sample: Stratified national probability sample.
Original ICPSR Release: 1986-11-07
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