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ABC News/Washington Post Race Relations Poll, February-March 1981 (ICPSR 8010)

Published: Sep 11, 1997

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


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This survey, conducted by Chilton Research Services under the direction of B. Sussman of the Washington Post and J. Alderman of ABC News, covers both racial attitudes and attitudes toward immigrants. Topics concerning racial attitudes include crime, education, discrimination, employment, and government policies. Areas of investigation regarding attitudes toward immigrants focus on quality of life, government assistance, and employment opportunities. Background information on respondents includes age, gender, marital status, occupation, race, and religious affiliation.

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Race Relations Poll, February-March 1981  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997-09-11.

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1981-02-26 -- 1981-03-06

1981-02-26 -- 1981-03-06

An oversample of Blacks was obtained by recontacting a sample of self-identified Blacks from previous studies.

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1997-09-11 SAS and SPSS data definition statements were prepared for this collection, and the codebook has been converted to a machine-readable PDF file. Also, a reformatted logical record length data file is now available.


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