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ABC News/Washington Post Poll, March 1987

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
1989-01-10
Language
English
Free Keywords
age; AIDS; candidates; decision making; health status; Iran Contra affair; mental health; presidency; presidential performance; public opinion; Reagan Administration (1981-1989); Reagan, Ronald
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Reagan presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include in-depth questions concerning Reagan's age, health, memory, and honesty, the impact of his advisers on decision-making, the Iran-contra affair, Reagan's involvement and the Tower Commission report, Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, and the disease AIDS. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1987-03
  • 1987-03-05 / 1987-03-09
    Collection date: 1987-03-05--1987-03-09
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.
Sampling
Households were selected by random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' zip codes have been recoded to blanks. A weight variable is included that must be used in any analysis.

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
  • 8845 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08845.v1
Publications
  • Yang, Alan S.. Attitudes toward homosexuality. Public Opinion Quarterly.61, (3), 477-507.1997.
    • ID: 10.1086/297810 (DOI)
  • Edsall, Thomas Byrne. The return of inequality: the great bulk of Americans are losing economic and political power, while the affluent are gaining both. Atlantic.261, (6), 86 -1988.
  • (author unknown). AIDS education. FDA Consumer.21, 26 -1987.
  • Schneider, William. The Republicans in '88. Atlantic.259, 58 -1987.
  • Shapiro, Walter. The loneliest long-distance runner; Gary Hart begins his race for the presidency way ahead of the pack. Time.129, 31 -1987.

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

ABC News; The Washington Post (1989): ABC News/Washington Post Poll, March 1987. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08845