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CBS News "Class of 2000" Poll, December 1998

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • CBS News
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • CBS News/New York Times Poll Series
Publication Date
1999-03-25
Language
English
Free Keywords
abortion; Affirmative Action; drug use; high school graduates; homosexuality; prejudice; premarital sex; race relations; racial attitudes; racism; quality of life; self concept; teenage pregnancies
Description
  • Abstract

    This special topic poll, fielded December 4-12, 1998, queried members of the high school graduating class of 2000 on various topics. Respondents were asked a series of questions about their post-high school plans, including college, job opportunities, and their anticipated quality of life compared to that of their parent(s). A series of questions addressed race relations in the United States, in respondents' communities, and in their high schools. Topics covered affirmative action laws, interracial dating, racial prejudice, and whether the respondent or family members had made racist remarks. Similar questions dealt with homosexuality, including whether laws were necessary to protect homosexuals, how respondents viewed the treatment of and prejudice against homosexuals, and whether the respondent or family members had made disparaging remarks about homosexuals. Additional topics covered AIDS, lying, cheating, shoplifting, tobacco use, marijuana use, alcohol use, premarital sex, teenage pregnancy, abortion, computer and Internet access, dieting, self-image, and suicide. Background information on respondents includes age, race, sex, education, religion, counseling/therapy history, extracurricular activity involvement, employment status, number of siblings, parent(s)' employment and marital status, living arrangements, demographics of friends, and public/private school attendance.
  • 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
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.

    The ASCII data file may have been replaced if the previous version was formatted with multiple records per case. A frequency file, which contains the authoritative column locations, has been added to the collection.

Note
2009-07-28 Minor edits were made to the frequency file cover.2009-07-22 As part of an automated retrofit of some studies in the holdings, ICPSR created the full data product suite for this collection. Note that the ASCII data file may have been replaced if the previous version was formatted with multiple records per case. A frequency file, which contains the authoritative column locations, has also been added.
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
  • 2671 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02671.v3
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02671.v1

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

CBS News (1999): CBS News "Class of 2000" Poll, December 1998. Version 2. CBS News/New York Times Poll Series. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02671.v2