Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978 (ICPSR 8553)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Jiri Nehnevajsa

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These data were collected in a national survey designed to examine attitudes of American citizens towards civil defense and emergency management. They provide indicators of public opinion on foreign affairs, nuclear weapons, nuclear war, disarmament, emergency shelters, federal spending, evacuation and natural disasters. Ecological variables are appended to each record which characterize respondents as residing in Department of Defense defined risk areas.

Nehnevajsa, Jiri. Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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Civil Defense Administration (OMB-120-S78002)


Variables for PSU and county identification are overlaid with zeroes to guarantee confidentiality.

Stratified national probability sample.

United States

personal interviews

survey data




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