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New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • The New York Times
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1986-08-29
Language
English
Free Keywords
cities; communities; crime; crime prevention; demographic characteristics; government performance; government services; households; local government; public programs; quality of life; social attitudes and behavior; urban affairs; victimization; New York-New York City; United States
Description
  • Abstract

    New York City residents were asked questions concerning their attitudes towards living in New York City, their assessments of city services, and their opinions of New York City leaders and the Governor of New York. In addition, respondents were probed for their opinions on crime and what causes crime in New York City, what measures people take to protect themselves, and whether the respondent or a family member has ever been a victim of a crime. Demographic information is also included.
  • 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: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1985-01
  • 1985-01-05 / 1985-01-10
    Collection date: 1985-01-05--1985-01-10
Sampled Universe
New York City residents age 18 and over.
Sampling
Stratified random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • There is a weight variable for each dataset which must be used in any analysis. The area code and exchange code variables have been recoded to 9's for reasons of confidentiality.

Note
2011-07-13 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8548 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08548.v1

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

The New York Times (1986): New York Times Survey of Residents of New York City, 1985. Version 2. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08548.v2