New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985 (ICPSR 8548)

Published: Jul 13, 2011

Principal Investigator(s):
The New York Times

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New York City residents were asked questions concerning their attitudes towards living in New York City, their assessments of city services, and their opinions of New York City leaders and the Governor of New York. In addition, respondents were probed for their opinions on crime and what causes crime in New York City, what measures people take to protect themselves, and whether the respondent or a family member has ever been a victim of a crime. Demographic information is also included.

The New York Times. New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-07-13.

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1985-01-05 -- 1985-01-10

There is a weight variable for each dataset which must be used in any analysis. The area code and exchange code variables have been recoded to 9's for reasons of confidentiality.

Stratified random digit dialing.

New York City residents age 18 and over.

telephone surveys

survey data



2011-07-13 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1986-08-29 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.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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