CBS News/New York Times New York State Poll, April 1995 (ICPSR 2073)

Published: May 19, 2000

Principal Investigator(s):
CBS News; The New York Times


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This poll queried respondents from the state of New York on a range of political and social issues, with a focus on Governor George Pataki. Respondents were asked to give their general opinions of Pataki as well as Sheldon Silver, Al D'Amato, Daniel Moynihan, and Rudolph Giuliani and to comment on taxes, welfare, funding and tuition for the State Universities of New York (SUNYs), public schools, public parks, and garbage pickup. Background information on respondents includes voter registration status, political party, political orientation, education, age, sex, race, and family income.

CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times New York State Poll, April 1995    . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-05-19.

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A variation of random-digit dialing using primary sampling units (PSUs) was employed, consisting of blocks of 100 telephone numbers identical through the eighth digit and stratified by geographic region, area code, and size of place. Within households, respondents were selected using a method developed by Leslie Kish and modified by Charles Backstrom and Gerald Hursh (see Backstrom and Hursh, SURVEY RESEARCH [Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1963]).

Adult population of New York State aged 18 and over having telephones at home.

telephone interviews

survey data



2000-05-19 The variable "first name" was removed to further ensure the privacy of respondents.


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