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WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Patriotism Poll, May 1986 (ICPSR 8583)

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This survey covers many topics related to patriotism. Subject areas include national pride, flag ownership, rights and liberties, immigration, feelings toward the Statue of Liberty and its rededication, ancestry, and citizenship. Additional questions include evaluation of Mayor Ed Koch and which daily newspaper the respondent buys. Age, race and sex were also recorded.

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Study Description


WABC-TV/New York Daily News. WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS PATRIOTISM POLL, MAY 1986. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1988. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08583.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   citizenship, civil rights, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, freedom, immigration and emigration, loyalty, mass media, morale, national pride, newspapers, United States

Time Period:  

  • 1986-05-28

Date of Collection:  

  • 1986-05-28

Universe:   The population of New York City aged 18 and over.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

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Sample:   Households were selected by random digit dialing.

Data Source:

telephone interviews


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