Social Weather Stations Survey [Philippines]: Quarter I, 1995 (ICPSR 2367)

Published: Jan 18, 2006

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The Social Weather Stations Surveys were designed to provide a source of data on Philippine economic and social conditions independent from Philippine governmental statistics. These quarterly surveys cover the entire Philippines with four major geographic study areas: National Capital Region (NCR), Balance Luzon (areas outside of NCR but within Luzon), Visayas, and Mindanao. Adults, aged 18 and older, are asked through face-to-face interviews for their views on issues concerning the general topics of economics, governance, politics, diplomacy, and society, as well as issues of current public interest in the Philippines. The survey also gathers information from household heads about the members of the household and household characteristics. The Social Weather Stations Survey for the first quarter of 1995 was conducted from March 18 to April 11, 1995. Questions on economic issues probed for respondents' feelings about and personal encounters with poverty, as well as their views on quality of life trends and taxation and fiscal policies. Questions about governance included ratings of political personalities, the government's ability to fight graft and corruption, and presidential and senatorial performance. A series of questions about politics asked respondents about their voting behavior history, national unity, and how democracy works. Questions on diplomacy elicited respondents' views on external security and foreign relations. Societal topics covered the state of the family, agrarian reform, and language. Background information on respondents includes age, sex, political party, marital status, employment status, education, household composition, home ownership, health insurance coverage, and household spending patterns.

Social Weather Stations. Social Weather Stations Survey [Philippines]: Quarter I, 1995. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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1995 (Quarter I)

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