ABC News/Washington Post Poll, May 1987 (ICPSR 8843)

Published: Feb 20, 2008 View help for published

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ABC News; The Washington Post

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08843.v1

Version V1

This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Reagan presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include the United States' naval presence in the Persian Gulf and the incident involving the U.S.S. Stark, honesty and ethics among politicians, businessmen, the news media and the average person, the Iran-contra affair and Reagan's involvement before and after the fact, 1988 presidential candidates from each party, and the trade deficit. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded.

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Poll, May 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-02-20. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08843.v1

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1987-05
1987-05-29 -- 1987-06-01

For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' zip codes have been recoded to blanks. A weight variable is included that must be used in any analysis.

Households were selected by random digit dialing.

The population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.

telephone interviews

survey data

1989-01-10

2008-02-20

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • ABC News/Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL, MAY 1987. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-02-20. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08843.v1

2008-02-20 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.

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

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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