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National Camping Market Survey, 1971 (ICPSR 7798)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service


This survey was conducted in 1971 to determine the type of national market for campers and camping equipment. Approximately 90 questions were asked of the respondents which analyzed past, present, and future camping activities and preferences, equipment, attitudes, other leisure activities and background information.

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DS2:  File 2 -- Card 5 - Download All Files (1.241 MB)
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Study Description


United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. National Camping Market Survey, 1971. ICPSR07798-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-03-02. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07798.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07798.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    camping, campsites, outdoor recreation, recreation, recreation equipment

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1971

Date of Collection:   

  • 1971


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:   1984-03-18

Version History:

  • 2011-03-02 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
  • 2006-01-18 File CB7798.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.



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