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?
|1||INVOLVES IMPORTANT ISSUES||45||7.3%|
|2||INVOLVES A CELEBRITY||488||79.0%|
|4||(VOL) OTHER REASONS||36||5.8%|
Based upon 618 valid cases out of 618 total cases.
- mean: 2.21
- median: 2.00
- mode: 2.00
- minimum: 1
- maximum: 9
- standard deviation: 0.99
Location: 28-28 (width: 1; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
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.