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CBS News/New York Times Blitz Poll, April 2014 (ICPSR 36197)

Published: Apr 1, 2016 View help for published

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CBS News; The New York Times

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36197.v1

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This poll, fielded in April of 2014, is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicits public opinion on a range of political and social issues. Respondents were asked their opinions on the Donald Sterling controversy. There are also a series of questions regarding cellular and land-line phone use. Demographic information includes age, race, ethnicity, marital status, education level, household income, type of residential area (e.g., urban or rural), voter registration status, political party affiliation, and political philosophy.

CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Blitz Poll, April 2014. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-04-01. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36197.v1

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Additional information about CBS News Polls can be found by visiting the CBS News Poll Web site.

This poll was conducted among 1,054 adults nationwide. Phone numbers were dialed from samples of both standard land-line and cell phones. Additional interviews were conducted with African Americans, who had previously completed a survey as part of a random sample, to yield a sample size of 275. There were 660 Caucasians also interviewed. The error due to sampling for results based on the entire sample could be plus or minus three percentage points. The error for subgroups may be higher. The margin of error for the sample of Caucasians is 5 pts and 8 pts for African Americans.

Cross-sectional ad-hoc follow-up, Cross-sectional

Persons aged 18 or older living in households with telephones and cell phones in the United States.

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2016-04-01

2016-04-01

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:
  • CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Blitz Poll, April 2014. ICPSR36197-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-04-01. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36197.v1

2016-04-01 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:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Created online analysis version with question text.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

The data are not weighted; however, the data contain a weight variable (WEIGHT) that should be used in analyzing the data. The African American and non-African American samples were weighted separately to match their group's population characteristics such as gender, age, education, region, marital status and phone use based on recent United States Census estimates. The samples were then combined and weighted to the total United States adult population. The data were also adjusted for the fact that people who share a telephone with others have less chance to be contacted than people who live alone and have their own telephones, and that households with more than one telephone number have more chances to be called than households with only one telephone number.

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