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. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09489.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09489.v2
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Adults aged 18 and over in United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
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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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