ABC News/Washington Post Poll, December 1987 (ICPSR 8925)

Published: Dec 12, 2006

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


Version V1

This study 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 fall in stock prices, the Democratic and Republican candidates for president, Gary Hart's decision to re-enter the race, the economy and its impact on major purchases and other spending by the respondent, and the respondent's optimism regarding the economy and quality of life as compared to one year ago. Demographic characteristics also were recorded.

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Poll, December 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-12-12.

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1987-12-14 -- 1987-12-17

For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' zip codes have been recoded to blanks. The data include a weight variable 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



2006-12-12 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.


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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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