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Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Nehnevajsa, Jiri
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1986-11-07
Funding Reference
  • Civil Defense Administration
Language
English
Free Keywords
arms race; defense expenditures; disarmament; foreign affairs; government services; nuclear war; nuclear weapons; public health; public opinion; war; weapons systems
Description
  • Abstract

    These data were collected in a national survey designed to examine attitudes of American citizens towards civil defense and emergency management. They provide indicators of public opinion on foreign affairs, nuclear weapons, nuclear war, disarmament, emergency shelters, federal spending, evacuation and natural disasters. Ecological variables are appended to each record which characterize respondents as residing in Department of Defense defined risk areas.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1978
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
United States
Sampling
Stratified national probability sample.
Collection Mode
  • Variables for PSU and county identification are overlaid with zeroes to guarantee confidentiality.

Note
Funding insitution(s): Civil Defense Administration (OMB-120-S78002).
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8553 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08553.v1

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

Nehnevajsa, Jiri (1986): Civil Defense and Foreign Affairs, 1978. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08553