Detroit Area Study, 1957: Party Leadership and Political Behavior and Intra-Class Correlation of Attitudes in Detroit (ICPSR 7280)
Principal Investigator(s): Katz, Daniel, University of Michigan; Eldersveld, Samuel, University of Michigan; Kish, Leslie , University of Michigan
Series: Detroit Area Studies Series
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Katz, Daniel, Samuel Eldersveld, and Leslie Kish. Detroit Area Study, 1957: Party Leadership and Political Behavior and Intra-Class Correlation of Attitudes in Detroit. ICPSR07280-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-06-23. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07280.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07280.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, cities, congressional districts, congressional elections, counties, Democratic Party (USA), Eisenhower Administration (1953-1961), Eisenhower, Dwight, elections, gubernatorial elections, health care, information sources, interpersonal communication, local politics, mass media, party leaders, party membership, political affiliation, political attitudes, political awareness, political behavior, political campaigns, political issues, political participation, political parties, presidential campaigns, presidential candidates, presidential elections, public opinion, racial integration, Republican Party (USA), social networks, Stevenson, Adlai, vice-presidential candidates, voter attitudes, voting behavior, voting precincts
Unit of Observation: individual
Universe: Persons aged 21 or older living in households in Wayne County, Michigan.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The data available for download are not weighted and users will need to weight the data prior to analysis.
Information about variables V238, V239 were not legible in the original documentation.
Although this study also included a sample of interviews conducted in Macomb and Oakland Counties, this data is not included in this collection.
More information about the Detroit Area Studies Project is available on the Detroit Area Studies Project Web site.
Variables V363, V366, V369, V60 contain unknown codes.
Sample: This study used a multi-stage area probability sampling using precincts as primary sampling units. Households were selected from a sample of 2,007 precincts in Wayne County, Michigan. One adult aged 21 and over was randomly selected from each household to be interviewed. Please refer to the documentation for more information on the sample design.
Weight: The data contain a weight variable (V54) that should be used when analyzing the data. Please refer to the documentation for more information on weighting.
Mode of Data Collection: face-to-face interview
Response Rates: The response rate of the Wayne County portion of the sample was 87.4 percent.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-10
- 2010-06-23 SPSS, SAS, and Stata setup files and ready-to-go files were released with variable labels and value labels. Online analysis capabilities with question text were also added.
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