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ABC News/Washington Post Poll, March-April 1989

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
1990-12-04
Language
English
Free Keywords
air transportation; Bush, George H.W.; eating habits; federal budget deficit; federal income tax; food safety; Israel; Israeli Palestine conflict; national economy; presidency; public opinion; terrorism
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Bush presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include the nation's economy, the federal budget deficit, federal income taxes, and the establishment of wage minimums/increases by the federal government. Additionally, respondents were questioned concerning buying and eating habits and the possible contamination of fresh fruit, the effect of terrorism on international travel and government response to it, income taxes, United States relationship with Israel, and the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1988 presidential vote choice, education, age, religion, marital status, employment status, race, household income, and sex.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-03-30 / 1989-04-03
    Time period: 1989-03-30--1989-04-03
  • 1989-03-30 / 1989-04-03
    Collection date: 1989-03-30--1989-04-03
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
2008-02-25 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
  • 9243 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09243.v1
Publications
  • Waller, Wynne Pomeroy, Ide, Marianne E.. China and human rights. Public Opinion Quarterly.59, (1), 133 -1995.
    • ID: 10.1086/269462 (DOI)
  • (author unknown). The five faces of George Bush. Economist.311, (7598), 27 -1989.

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

ABC News; The Washington Post (1990): ABC News/Washington Post Poll, March-April 1989. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09243