CBS News/New York Times New York City Poll, June 1989 (ICPSR 9486)

Published: Apr 22, 2011

Principal Investigator(s):
CBS News; The New York Times

Version V2

This data collection is a general survey of social issues in New York City. Topics covered include opinions of Ed Koch and the job he was doing as mayor, David Dinkins, Jesse Jackson, and other political leaders and public figures. Information was gathered on the familiarity of the names of possible mayoral candidates and whether the respondent would vote for them. Items were also included on the state of race relations in the city, treatment of the candidates by the media, crime in the city, problems of homeless people, 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 The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times New York City Poll, June 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-04-22.

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1989-06-11 -- 1989-06-15

1989-06-11 -- 1989-06-15

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

Stratified random digit dialing.

Adults aged 18 and over in New York City.

telephone interviews

survey data



2011-04-22 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1991-05-03 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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