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ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Health, September 1982

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
1984-07-17
Language
English
Free Keywords
attitudes; disease; health; illness; medical history; public opinion; social issues
Description
  • Abstract

    This special-topic poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked about their overall health and any illnesses they had ever had. They were also asked their views on health-related topics, especially venereal disease and herpes. Respondents were asked about sexually-transmitted diseases and about their own experiences with these diseases (if any). Demographic information about the respondent includes age, sex, race, marital status, employment status, income, educational background, and type of residence.
  • 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: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1982-09
  • Collection date: 1982-09
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 years old and older living in households with telephones in the United States.
Sampling
Households were selected by random digit dialing.
Note
2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
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
  • 9048 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09048.v1

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

ABC News; The Washington Post (1984): ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Health, September 1982. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09048