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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, January 1983

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • ABC News
  • The Washington Post
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
1985-01-11
Language
English
Free Keywords
computer literacy; government spending; political issues; presidency; presidential performance; public opinion; Reagan Administration (1981-1989); Reagan, Ronald; social issues; unemployment
Description
  • 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 about President Ronald Reagan's performance in office, unemployment trends, and national spending. Respondents were also asked about their experience with computers. Demographic information on respondents includes age, sex, race, educational level, employment status, and marital 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: Performed consistency checks.; Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1983-01
  • Collection date: 1983-01
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8172 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Baggette, Jennifer, Shapiro, Robert Y., Jacobs, Lawrence R.. The Polls-Poll Trends: Social Security-An Update. Public Opinion Quarterly.59, (3), 420-442.1995.
    • ID: 10.1086/269485 (DOI)
  • Graham, Thomas W.. The Pattern and Importance of Public Knowledge in the Nuclear Age. Journal of Conflict Resolution.32, (2), 319-334.1988.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022002788032002004 (DOI)
  • Shapiro, Robert Y., Smith, Tom W.. The Polls: Social Security. Public Opinion Quarterly.49, (4), 561-572.1985.
    • ID: 10.1086/268951 (DOI)
  • (author unknown). If you think Republicans are disorganized. U.S. News and World Report.94, 81 -1983.

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

ABC News; The Washington Post (1985): ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, January 1983. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08172.v1