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Q5: REASON FOR MEDIA COVERAGE

Do you think the news media are covering the Simpson story mainly because it involves important issues, or mainly because it involves a celebrity?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 INVOLVES IMPORTANT ISSUES 457.3%
2 INVOLVES A CELEBRITY 48879.0%
3 (VOL) BOTH 396.3%
4 (VOL) OTHER REASONS 365.8%
8 DK/NO OPINION 71.1%
9 NA/REFUSED 30.5%
Total 618 100%

Based upon 618 valid cases out of 618 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 28-28 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News O.J. Simpson Viewpoint Poll, October 1995.

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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.