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Study Report

Study Number: LA-141-001-1-1-USA-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: ABC News/ Washington Post Iran Airliner poll, July 1988.  [machine-readable data file] / ABC News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9066

Date Accessioned: 8/6/1999

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data are ftpable from ICPSR by DPLS staff.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison

Date Ordered: 5/5/1999

Documentation: One volume hard copy codebook.

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. Respondents were asked if they approved of the way George Bush was handling the nation's economy, the illegal drug problem, foreign affairs, and relations with China, and if they approved of the way George Bush, Congress, and Dan Quayle were handling their jobs. Respondents were also asked about Bush's State of the Union address and the leadership roles of Bush and Congress. Other topics covered include the capital gains tax, abortion, the Social Security system, defense spending, the upcoming international drug summit, and drug trafficking in Colombia. Background information about respondents includes political alignment, 1988 presidential vote choice, education, age, religion, social class, marital status, household composition, labor union membership, employment status, race, sex, income, and state/region of residence.

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