The Source for Crime and Justice Data

VAR0015: Q.10A FIGHTING CRIME

ON ANOTHER MATTER, I AM GOING TO MENTION SEVERAL GENERAL CATEGORIES ON WHICH THE GOVERNMENT SPENDS MONEY. AFTER EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU R FEEL SPENDING FOR IT SHOULD BE INCREASED, DECREASED OR LEFT ABOUT THE SAME? (IF INCREASED OR DECREASED, ASK:) IS THAT INCREASED/DECREASED A GREAT DEAL OR SOMEWHAT? (READ EACH STATEMENT AND RECORD BELOW) FIGHTING CRIME
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 INCREASE GREAT DEAL 1,118-
2 INCREASE SOMEWHAT 704-
3 LEAVE THE SAME 509-
4 DECREASE SOMEWHAT 44-
5 DECREASE GREAT DEAL 48-
Missing Data
0 NA 11-
9 DK 30-
Total NaN 100%

Location: 26-26 (width: 1; decimal: 0)  ()

Location: 24-24 (width: 1; decimal: 0)  ()

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 5

(Range of) Missing Values: 0 , 9

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News Poll of Public Opinion on Crime, December 1982.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.