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CBS News "48 Hours" Gun Poll, March 1989

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • CBS News
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1990-05-01
Language
English
Free Keywords
assault weapons; Bush, George H.W.; gun legislation; gun regulation; handguns; National Rifle Association; presidency; presidential performance; public opinion; weapons
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection is a nationwide survey of issues surrounding assault weapons. Topics covered include legislation regulating the importation, sale, and manufacture of assault weapons, the sale and use of handguns, and the National Rifle Association. Respondents also were asked to rate the performance of George Bush as president and to specify what they thought was the most important problem facing the country. Background information on respondents includes political party affiliation, sex, age, education, firearm ownership, and race.
  • 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: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1989-03-15
  • Collection date: 1989-03-15
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over in the United States.
Sampling
Stratified random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • This file contains a weight variable that must be used in any analysis.

Note
2009-04-03 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9233 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09233.v1

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

CBS News (1990): CBS News "48 Hours" Gun Poll, March 1989. Version 2. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09233.v2