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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, January 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • ABC News
  • The Washington Post
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
budget cuts; economic conditions; federal budget; government programs; labor unions; national debt; political issues; presidency; presidential performance; public opinion; Reagan Administration (1981-1989); Reagan, Ronald; social issues
  • Abstract

    This poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. In this poll, respondents were asked their opinions on labor unions, events in Poland, President Ronald Reagan and the economy, balancing the federal budget, and state control of social programs. Demographic information on respondents includes race, sex, age, religion, educational and income levels, marital status, type of residence, number of children, and occupation.
  • Methods

    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.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1982-01
  • Collection date: 1982-01
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8021 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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    • ID: 10.1177/002200277401800402 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

ABC News; The Washington Post (1984): ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, January 1982. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.