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CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll, March-April 1990

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • CBS News
  • The New York Times
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1991-05-03
Language
English
Free Keywords
abortion; African Americans; Bush, George H.W.; capital punishment; drugs; environmental issues; federal budget deficit; foreign policy; foreign relations; government spending; health care; health insurance; Lithuania; peace; political issues; presidency; presidential performance; social issues; Soviet Union
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 foreign policy, the drug problem, the environment, the federal budget deficit, term limits for members of the House of Representatives, the political party most likely to promote prosperity, the political party that cares most about the needs and problems of Blacks, Bush's concern for the needs and problems of Blacks, the peace dividend, capital punishment, relations with the Soviet Union and Lithuania, financial assistance to Lithuania and to countries in Latin America that have turned toward democracy, the Cold War, German reunification, and troop levels in Western Europe. Additionally, respondents were questioned regarding government funding of day care services and long-term medical care, national health insurance, abortion, their party preferences in the 1990 election for House of Representatives and in the 1992 presidential election, and their opinions of George Bush, Dan Quayle, Ronald Reagan, Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan, the Republican and Democratic parties, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Demographic information collected includes sex, age, race, education, family income, religion, ethnicity, political orientation, party preference, voting behavior, recycling habits, day care enrollment, parental status, health insurance status, and labor union membership.
  • 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
  • 1990-03-30 / 1990-04-02
    Time period: 1990-03-30--1990-04-02
  • 1990-03-30 / 1990-04-02
    Collection date: 1990-03-30--1990-04-02
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over in the United States.
Sampling
Stratified random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain a weight variable that must be used in any analysis.

Note
2011-01-20 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups 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
  • 9498 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09498.v1
Publications
  • Edwards, George C., III, Mitchell, William, Welch, Reed. Explaining presidential approval: The significance of issue salience. American Journal of Political Science.39, (1), 108-134.1995.
  • Magleby, David B., Patterson, Kelly D.. Trends: Congressional Reform. Public Opinion Quarterly.58, (3), 419-427.1994.
    • ID: 10.1086/269436 (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 Monthly Poll, March-April 1990. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09498