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Study Report

Study Number: SA-524-004-1-1-Nicaragua-ROPER-1990

Subject Area: Attitudes Toward Self and Society

Bibliographic Citation: DOXA survey # 9071.  [machine-readable data file] / Instituto DOXA, Venezuela  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: NCDOXA90-9071

Date Accessioned: 11/27/2000

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Only codebook was ordered from the Roper Center. No data were obtained.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 11/15/2000

Documentation: One volume hard copy codebook in Spanish.

Abstract: This survey was conducted between January 10 to January 17 in 1990. The sample is 1080 adults ages 16 and over in Nicaragua. The major topics include: general outlook of the country(1); economic situation(2); general situation of the country/neighborhood compared to previous years(1); approval of political leaders(11); voting intentions(9); best candidate(1); comparing the incumbent party and the opposition(3); fair elections(5); fear to vote in presidential elections(2); expectation that the elections will be postponed(1); government of president Daniel Ortega job performance(1); main national problem(1); main local problem(1); knowledge about US invasion to Panama(2); risks of the US invading Nicaragua(2); knowledge about Violeta Chamorro's incident(1); the Contras(4); approval of political groups(5); comparison between presidential candidates Violeta Chamorro and Daniel Ortega on several issues(8); case of Virgilio Godoy Reyes(1); effect of the revolution(1); and characteristics of Violeta Chamorro(8).

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