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CBS News/WCBS-TV New York City Poll, January 1988

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • CBS News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • CBS News/New York Times Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
police community relations; public figures; public opinion; race relations; social issues
  • Abstract

    This data collection is a general survey of social issues in New York City. Topics covered include opinions on political leaders and public figures, the new school chancellor, race relations, the Howard Beach incident, 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
  • 1988-01-10 / 1988-01-12
    Time period: 1988-01-10--1988-01-12
  • 1988-01-10 / 1988-01-12
    Collection date: 1988-01-10--1988-01-12
Geographic Coverage
  • New York (state)
  • New York City
  • United States
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' for reasons of confidentiality.

2011-10-11 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
  • 9099 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09099.v2

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

CBS News; WCBS-TV (1990): CBS News/WCBS-TV New York City Poll, January 1988. Version 1. CBS News/New York Times Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.