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Citizen Disenchantment in Mexico (national survey, June 2006) (ICPSR 34669)

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David Crow, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE); Robert Luskin, University of Texas at Austin

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34669.v1

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Citizen Disenchantment in Mexico is a national survey (N=650) carried out in June, 2006, and funded by National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant Award #0519262 (PI's David Crow and Robert Luskin). The survey's 96 questions gauge citizen definitions of democracy (including a 12-item battery on electoral, liberal, and substantive conceptualizations of democracy) and evaluations of Mexican democracy. It also includes a 15-item battery on migration experiences. The survey is organized into eight sections: (1) Political Participation and Preferences; (2) Political Interest; (3) Migration and Remittances; (4) General Concepts about Democracy; (5) Evaluation of Democracy in Mexico; (6) Support for Democracy; (7) Political Knowledge; and (8) Sociodemographic Data.

Crow, David, and Luskin, Robert. Citizen Disenchantment in Mexico (national survey, June 2006). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-08-29. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34669.v1

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
2006
2006-06-16 -- 2006-06-28

Quantitative Data

A nationally representative opinion survey of Mexican households in order to get a comprehensive understanding of the political attitudes and behavior in Mexico in 2006.

The survey was carried out face-to-face in 650 Mexican households from June 16-28, 2006, by the Mexican opinion polling and market research firm Berumen y Asociados. The target population consisted of Mexican citizens 18 years of age or older. The survey consists of 96 questions organized into eight sections: (1) Political Participation and Preferences; (2) Political Interest; (3) Migration and Remittances; (4) General Concepts about Democracy; (5) Evaluation of Democracy in Mexico; (6) Support for Democracy; (7) Political Knowledge; and (8) Sociodemographic Data.

Interviewees were selected according to a clustered, multi-stage sampling scheme with random selection at each stage. First, 65 polling places (secciones electorales) -- the primary sampling unit (PSU) -- were selected by simple random sampling, listed in the spreadsheet "MUESTRA FINAL DESENCANTO CIUDADANO.xls". Then, 10 households corresponding to each polling place were selected with a random start and sampling interval of 5 houses; that is, interviewers were instructed to locate polling sites, start at a street corner or landmark nearest the polling site, walk clockwise around the block (or rural demarcation) until arriving at the first house, then skip 5 houses after that, repeating the process until achieving 10 interviews (field substitutions were allowed). In the third, final stage, individuals were selected at random using the next birthday method.

Cross-sectional

Mexican citizens living in Mexico, 18 years or older.

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survey data

Variables include respondents opinions about the following topics: (1) Political Participation and Preferences; (2) Political Interest; (3) Migration and Remittances; (4) General Concepts about Democracy; (5) Evaluation of Democracy in Mexico; (6) Support for Democracy; (7) Political Knowledge; and (8) Sociodemographic Data.

72 percent

2013-08-29

2013-08-29

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:
  • Crow, David, and Robert Luskin. Citizen Disenchantment in Mexico (national survey, June 2006). ICPSR34669-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-08-29. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34669.v1

2013-08-29 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 online analysis version with question text.

Data is self-weighted; no post-stratification was carried out.

Notes

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

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