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Q8: MEDIA HAD INFLUENCE ON VERDICT OR NOT

Do you think the way the news media covered the Simpson trial had an influence on the verdict and the case or not? (IF YES:) Is that a major influence or a minor influence?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 YES, MAJOR INFLUENCE 15024.3%
2 YES, MINOR INFLUENCE 6811.0%
3 NO, NOT AN INFLUENCE 37961.3%
8 DK/NO OPINION 172.8%
9 NA/REFUSED 40.6%
Total 618 100%

Based upon 618 valid cases out of 618 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 31-31 (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.