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CBS News/New York Times New York State Poll, April 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • CBS News
  • The New York Times
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • CBS News/New York Times Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
D'Amato, Alfonse; Giuliani, Rudolph; Moynihan, Daniel Patrick; New York (state); parks; Pataki, George; public schools; taxes; universities; waste disposal; welfare services
  • Abstract

    This poll queried respondents from the state of New York on a range of political and social issues, with a focus on Governor George Pataki. Respondents were asked to give their general opinions of Pataki as well as Sheldon Silver, Al D'Amato, Daniel Moynihan, and Rudolph Giuliani and to comment on taxes, welfare, funding and tuition for the State Universities of New York (SUNYs), public schools, public parks, and garbage pickup. Background information on respondents includes voter registration status, political party, political orientation, education, age, sex, race, and family income.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1995-04
  • Collection date: 1995-04
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adult population of New York State aged 18 and over having telephones at home.
A variation of random-digit dialing using primary sampling units (PSUs) was employed, consisting of blocks of 100 telephone numbers identical through the eighth digit and stratified by geographic region, area code, and size of place. Within households, respondents were selected using a method developed by Leslie Kish and modified by Charles Backstrom and Gerald Hursh (see Backstrom and Hursh, SURVEY RESEARCH [Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1963]).
Collection Mode
  • (1) A weight variable has been included and must be used for any analysis. (2) The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

2000-05-19 The variable "first name" was removed to further ensure the privacy of respondents.
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
  • 2073 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02073.v2

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30

CBS News; The New York Times (1997): CBS News/New York Times New York State Poll, April 1995. Version 1. CBS News/New York Times Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.