Principal Investigator(s): Davis, James A.; Smith, Tom W.; Marsden, Peter V.
Summary: The General Social Surveys (GSS) were designed as part of a data diffusion project in 1972. The GSS replicated questionnaire items and wording in order to facilitate time-trend studies. This data collection includes a cumulative file that merges all 25 General Social Surveys into a single file containing data from 1972 to 2006. The 2006 survey was composed of permanent questions that appeared on each of the previous surveys, rotating questions that appeared on two out of every three surveys (e.g... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04697.v4
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