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Principal Investigator(s): ABC News; The Washington Post
This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Reagan presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include in-depth questions concerning Reagan's age, health, memory, and honesty, the impact of his advisers on decision-making, the Iran-contra affair, Reagan's involvement and the Tower Commission report, Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, and the disease AIDS. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded.
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ABC News/Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL, MARCH 1987. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1988. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08845.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08845.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: age, AIDS, candidates, decision making, health status, Iran Contra affair, mental health, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, Reagan Administration (1981-1989), Reagan, Ronald
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: The population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' zip codes have been recoded to blanks. A weight variable is included that must be used in any analysis.
Sample: Households were selected by random digit dialing.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1989-01-10
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