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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Aging, March 1982

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • ABC News
  • The Washington Post
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
1984-03-18
Language
English
Free Keywords
aging; automobile industry; energy; foreign relations; health status; lonliness; Medicare; older adults; presidency; presidential performance; public opinion; Reagan Administration (1981-1989); Reagan, Ronald; Social Security
Description
  • Abstract

    This special topic 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 problems of the elderly, including Social Security benefits, Medicare coverage, high energy costs, loneliness, and poor health. Also included were questions concerning Ronald Reagan's presidential performance, the automobile industries in Japan and the United States, and United States foreign relations with Israel and other allies. Demographic information on respondents includes race, sex, age, religion, educational and income levels, marital status, and retirement status.
  • 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

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1982-03
  • Collection date: 1982-03
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Note
2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
Availability
Delivery
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 8024 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08024.v1

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 Aging, March 1982. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08024