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National Recreation Survey, 1982-1983: [United States]

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of the Interior
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1985-05-24
Language
English
Free Keywords
automobile ownership; leisure; national parks; outdoor recreation; participation; preferences; public opinion; recreation; recreation expenses; social attitudes; social behavior; sports; time utilization
Description
  • Abstract

    Respondents' recreational habits are examined in this collection. Questions concerning participation in recreational activities include outdoor recreational activities enjoyed, favorite activities, and amount of time and money spent on activities. The study also probes respondents' reasons for not participating in recreational activities, and the use of national parks. Demographic questions include living quarters, motor vehicles owned, telephone use, income, ethnicity, race, sex, age, education, and employment.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982 / 1983
    Time period: 1982--1983
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Availability
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This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8296 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • McGuire, Francis A., Dottavio, Dominic, O'Leary, Joseph T.. Constraints to participation in outdoor recreation across the life span: A nationwide study of limitors and prohibitors. Gerontologist.26, (5), 538-544.1986.
    • ID: 10.1093/geront/26.5.538 (DOI)

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

United States Department of the Interior (1985): National Recreation Survey, 1982-1983: [United States]. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08296.v1