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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Easter Season Poll, 1986

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • New York Daily News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
abortion; church buildings; demographic characteristics; domestic policy; issues; public schools; religion; schools; sexual attitudes; social attitudes; values
  • Abstract

    This survey of New York City residents focuses primarily on religion. Respondents were questioned about religious upbringing and education, current participation, specific beliefs, and religion's influence on their personal values. Other topics include sex education, abortion, the death penalty, and prayer in public schools. Demographic characteristics were also recorded.
  • 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
  • Time period: 1986-02
  • Collection date: 1986-02
Geographic Coverage
  • New York (state)
  • New York City
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The population of New York City aged 18 and over.
Households were selected by random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blanks. Included in the data is a weight variable which must be used in all analysis.

2011-05-03 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
  • 8584 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08584.v2
  • Hadaway, C. Kirk, Marler, Penny Long, Chaves, Mark. What the Polls Don't Show: A Closer Look at U.S. Church Attendance. American Sociological Review.58, (6), 741-752.1993.
    • ID: (URL)

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

New York Daily News (1988): NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Easter Season Poll, 1986. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.