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ABC News/Washington Post Poll, June 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
Bush, George W.; candidates; federal budget deficit; Iran Contra affair; national debt; political issues; presidency; presidential elections; presidential performance; public opinion; Reagan Administration (1981-1989); Reagan, Ronald; social issues; voter attitudes; voting behavior
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 the federal budget deficit and possible ways to reduce it, the Iran-contra affair, the congressional hearings investigating the affair and questions relating to the involvement of Reagan and Bush, issues important to the 1988 presidential election, characteristics of candidates that might influence the respondent's vote, and United States involvement in the Persian Gulf. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1987-06
  • 1987-06-25 / 1987-06-29
    Collection date: 1987-06-25--1987-06-29
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.

Note
2008-01-09 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
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
  • 8847 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08847.v1
Publications
  • Jentleson, Bruce W.. The Pretty Prudent Public: Post Post-Vietnam American Opinion on the Use of the Military Force. International Studies Quarterly.36, (1), 49-74.1992.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2600916 (URL)
  • Patterson, Kelly D., Magleby, David B.. Poll Trends: Public Support for Congress. Public Opinion Quarterly.56, (4), 539-551.1992.
    • ID: 10.1086/269346 (DOI)

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

ABC News; The Washington Post (1989): ABC News/Washington Post Poll, June 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/ICPSR08847