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CBS News/New York Times New York City Poll, June 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • CBS News
  • The New York Times
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • Abstract

    This data collection is a general survey of social issues in New York City. Topics covered include opinions of Ed Koch and the job he was doing as mayor, David Dinkins, Jesse Jackson, and other political leaders and public figures. Information was gathered on the familiarity of the names of possible mayoral candidates and whether the respondent would vote for them. Items were also included on the state of race relations in the city, treatment of the candidates by the media, crime in the city, problems of homeless people, and treatment of individuals by the courts and police. Background information on respondents includes political party affiliation, age, income, sex, religious preference, education, 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


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-06-11 / 1989-06-15
    Time period: 1989-06-11--1989-06-15
  • 1989-06-11 / 1989-06-15
    Collection date: 1989-06-11--1989-06-15
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over in New York City.
Stratified random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • This file contains a weight variable that must be used in any analysis. The data contain blanks. Telephone exchanges have been recoded to '999' and the names of respondents have been blanked for reasons of confidentiality.

2011-04-22 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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 (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9486 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09486.v1
  • Kaufmann, Karen M.. Racial conflict and political choice: A study of mayoral voting behavior in Los Angeles and New York. Urban Affairs Review.33, (5), 655-685.1998.
    • ID: 10.1177/107808749803300503 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

CBS News; The New York Times (1991): CBS News/New York Times New York City Poll, June 1989. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.