ABC News "Nightline" Iraq Poll, August 2002 (ICPSR 3562)

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03562.v1

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This special topic poll, conducted August 29, 2002, was undertaken to assess opinions about Iraq. Respondents were asked whether they approved of the way President George W. Bush was handling the situation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, whether they favored United States forces taking military action against Iraq to force Saddam Hussein from power, whether they would favor military action if United States allies opposed such action, whether they thought the United States was headed for war with Iraq, how important they thought it was for the United States to force Saddam Hussein from power, whether President Bush had a clear policy on Iraq, whether Bush should get authorization from Congress before launching an attack, and who should have the final decision if the President and Congress disagreed on attacking Iraq. Respondents were also asked which would create a greater risk of further terrorism to this country: taking or not taking military action. Background information on respondents includes political party affiliation and gender.

ABC News. ABC News “Nightline” Iraq Poll, August 2002. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-12-15. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03562.v1

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
2002-08
2002-08-29

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Produced by Taylor Nelson Sofres Intersearch, Horsham, PA, 2002.

Households were selected by random-digit dialing. Within households, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of interview.

Persons aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the contiguous 48 United States.

telephone interviews

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2002-12-09

2005-12-15

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • ABC News. ABC News "Nightline" Iraq Poll, August 2002. ICPSR03562-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03562.v1

2005-12-15 On 2005-08-15 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-12-15 to reflect these additions.

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  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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