National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging

Intersection of Personal and National History, 1985: [United States] (ICPSR 9257)

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These data explore the ways in which national and world events occurring over the past 50 years have affected respondents' lives and the lives of their families. A representative sample of Americans was queried about memories of important people, war-related issues including lessons learned from the Vietnam War, civil rights, and economic issues.

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Citation

Schuman, Howard, and Philip E. Converse. INTERSECTION OF PERSONAL AND NATIONAL HISTORY, 1985: [UNITED STATES]. Conducted by University of Michigan, Survey Research Center. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09257.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation (SES-8410078)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   civil rights, economic issues, life satisfaction, Vietnam War, war

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1985

Universe:   All adult residents of the United States 18 years of age and older.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   National probability sample selected through random digit dialing.

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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