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CBS News/New York Times Drug Poll, September 1989 (ICPSR 9489)
Principal Investigator(s): CBS News; The New York Times
This data collection is a general survey of drug problems in the United States. Topics covered include national efforts to combat drug problems, neighborhood drug sales, testing students and workers for drugs, treatment of those convicted of drug offenses, sending troops to Colombia to fight drug trafficking, arrest policies for drug use and other crimes in inner cities, and treatment of individuals by the court system. The survey also asked about views on homeless people and spending for AIDS treatment. Background information on respondents includes political party affiliation, parental status, age, income, sex, religious preference, education, and race.
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CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Drug Poll, September 1989. ICPSR09489-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-05-21. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09489.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09489.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: AIDS, crime, drug abuse, drug law offenses, drug testing, drug traffic, drug treatment, homelessness, inner city, neighborhoods
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Adults aged 18 and over in United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
This file contains a weight variable that must be used in any analysis.
Sample: Stratified random digit dialing.
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:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1991-05-03
- 2009-05-21 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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