CBS News/WCBS-TV New York City Poll, January 1988 (ICPSR 9099)

Published: Oct 11, 2011

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This data collection is a general survey of social issues in New York City. Topics covered include opinions on political leaders and public figures, the new school chancellor, race relations, the Howard Beach incident, and treatment of individuals by the courts and police. Background information on respondents includes political party affiliation, age, income, sex, religious preference, education, and race.

CBS News, and WCBS-TV. CBS News/WCBS-TV New York City Poll, January 1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-10-11.

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1988-01-10 -- 1988-01-12

1988-01-10 -- 1988-01-12

This file contains a weight variable that must be used in any analysis. The data contain blanks. Telephone exchanges have been recoded to '999' for reasons of confidentiality.

Stratified random digit dialing.

Adults aged 18 and over in New York City.

telephone interviews

survey data



2011-10-11 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1990-05-01 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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