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Domestic Affairs Study, October 1954 (ICPSR 7221)

Principal Investigator(s): Campbell, Angus; Cooper, Homer


This study focused on respondents' evaluations of president Dwight Eisenhower and the Republican administration. Voting intentions for the upcoming election were also explored. Demographic data include sex, age, race, religion, education, occupation, and family income.

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Study Description


Campbell, Angus, and Homer Cooper. DOMESTIC AFFAIRS STUDY, OCTOBER 1954. Conducted by University of Michigan, Survey Research Center. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1968. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07221.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07221.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Eisenhower Administration (1953-1961), Eisenhower, Dwight, elections, domestic policy, federal government, foreign affairs, foreign policy, McCarthy, Joseph, political affiliation, presidential elections, public opinion, Stevenson, Adlai, voter attitudes, voter history, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1954-10

Date of Collection:   

  • 1954-10

Universe:    Adult population of the United States, living in private dwelling units.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Sample:    Representative cross-section sample.

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:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-19

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