ABC News/Washington Post Social Security Poll, May 1981 (ICPSR 8015)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
ABC News; The Washington Post

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08015.v1

Version V1

This special-topic poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of political and social issues. This data collection focuses on the reactions of the elderly to the Reagan administration's proposed changes in Social Security benefits. Respondents' age, race, sex, education, and income level were also recorded.

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Social Security Poll, May 1981 . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08015.v1

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1981-05-14

An oversample of the elderly was drawn from respondents who had been contacted in earlier studies.

telephone interviews

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1984-05-11

1992-02-16

1984-05-11 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:

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

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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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