CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll #1, August 1992 (ICPSR 6083)

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CBS News; The New York Times

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06083.v2

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This poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Questions were posed regarding respondents' vote intentions for the 1992 presidential election, their opinions of the 1992 presidential candidates, and the likelihood of their voting in the 1992 presidential election. Items relating to George Bush and Bill Clinton dealt with their ability to deal with an international crisis, their ideas to end the recession, their moral values, their ability to deal with problems, and their areas of concentration during the campaign. Those surveyed also assessed Bush's handling of the presidency, foreign policy, the situation in Iraq, and the economy. In addition, respondents gave their opinions of Ronald Reagan, Ross Perot, Hillary Clinton, and Barbara Bush. Other questions focused on the situation in Yugoslavia, the national economy, pornography, abortion, the United States House of Representatives election, the candidates for vice president, Ronald Reagan, and Jimmy Carter. Background information on respondents includes sex, age, race, marital status, education, religious preference, family income, political orientation, and party preference.

CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll #1, August 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-04-06. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06083.v2

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1992-08-11 -- 1992-08-14
1992-08-11 -- 1992-08-14

A weight variable has been included and must be used for any analysis.

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 the United States aged 18 and over having telephones at home.

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1993-12-18

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:
  • CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll #1, August 1992. ICPSR06083-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-04-06. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06083.v2

2009-04-06 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1993-12-18 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

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  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. Please see version history for more details.
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