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ABC News Poll, January 1989

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
1990-12-04
Language
English
Free Keywords
Bush, George H.W.; Iran Contra affair; national economy; Norht, Oliver; political issues; presidency; public opinion; Reagan, Ronald; recession; social issues; voter preferences; 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. Respondents were asked about the nation's economy, the possibility of a recession, problems facing the country, impressions of George Bush, Dan Quayle, and Oliver North, concerns about Bush as president, and whether Oliver North should receive a presidential pardon for his role in the Iran-Contra affair. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1988 presidential vote choice, education, age, religion, health insurance membership, marital status, household composition, labor union membership, employment status, race, income, sex, and telephone number.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01-12 / 1989-01-16
    Time period: 1989-01-12--1989-01-16
  • 1989-01-12 / 1989-01-16
    Collection date: 1989-01-12--1989-01-16
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the 48 contiguous United States.
Sampling
Households were selected by random digit dialing. Within household, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of the interview.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blank and alphabetic characters. A weight variable is included that must be used in any analysis.

Note
2007-07-03 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9186 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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

ABC News (1990): ABC News Poll, January 1989. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09186.v1