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Attitudes of Cubans, 1960 (ICPSR 7057)

Principal Investigator(s): Institute for International Social Research


Conducted in Cuba in 1960, this study explored the personal situation of the respondents and their life satisfaction, as well as their expectations and worries about the future. In addition, the positive and negative aspects of life in Cuba were probed through questions focusing on the economic and political situation, social, religious, and work-related issues, and international affairs. The respondents were also asked to voice their hopes and fears for Cuba's future. Demographic data include age, sex, marital status, and occupation.

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Study Description


Institute for International Social Research. Attitudes of Cubans, 1960. ICPSR07057-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-05-21. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07057.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07057.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    attitudes, expectations, life satisfaction, quality of life, social change

Geographic Coverage:    Cuba, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1960

Date of Collection:   

  • 1960

Universe:    Population of Cuba.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Data Source:

personal interviews

Extent of Processing:   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:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-10

Version History:

  • 2009-05-21 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.



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