Principal Investigator(s): CBS News; The New York Times
This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Bush presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include: foreign policy, the federal budget deficit, taxes, race relations, the government's role in helping Blacks, problems in the savings and loan industry, AIDS, and flag burning. Additionally, respondents were questioned regarding their awareness of changes in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, relations with the Soviet Union and Lithuania, the world influence of the United States and the Soviet Union, nuclear war, arms control, the upcoming summit meeting between Bush and Gorbachev, and their opinions of Mikhail Gorbachev. Demographic information collected includes sex, age, race, education, family income, religion, ethnicity, political orientation, party preference, voting behavior, and knowledge of AIDS victims.
One or more data files in this study are set up in a non-standard format, such as card image format. Users may need help converting these files before they can be used for analysis.
CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll, May 1990. ICPSR09499-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-01-19. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09499.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09499.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: AIDS, arms control, arms control negotiations, Bush, George H.W., federal budget deficit, foreign policy, foreign relations, Gorbachev, Mikhail, nuclear war, political issues, presidency, presidential performance, public opinion, race relations, savings and loan crisis, social issues, taxes
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Adults aged 18 and over in the United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The data contain a weight variable that must be used in any analysis. The data contain blanks. Telephone exchanges have been recoded to '999' for reasons of confidentiality.
Sample: Stratified random digit dialing.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1991-05-03
- 2011-01-19 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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