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ABC News/Washington Post Poll, March-April 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • ABC News
  • The Washington Post
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
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
  • 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


    • 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.
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.

2008-02-25 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9243 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • 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. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.