Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CA-004-005-1-1-United States-ROPER-1988

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: The Independent Sector survey on giving and volunteering, 1988.  [machine-readable data file] / Independent Sector  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USAIPOSPGO1988-GIVE

Date Accessioned: 11/26/2002

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data is in raw ASCII format.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 11/7/2002

Documentation: Codebooks in pdf format.

Abstract: The study was conducted between March 8-18, 1988. The sample size was 2,775 adults. There were 123 variables in the study. Major topics covered are: Importance of various personal goals(10); personal financial situation (3); role of government(7); role of charities(5); confidence in various institutions(12); volunteer work performed in last year(7); volunteer work performed in past month(2); current volunteer activities(3); change in volunteer activities(4); involvement in community(2); contributions of money/property(5); reasons for giving to charity(2); timing of religious charitable contributions(6); change in contributions(6); means of soliciting charitable contributions(8); income tax deductions (5); method of contributing to charitable causes(2); GIVE FIVE campaign (2).

Media/File Reports:

7312 (CD-ROM)
7313 (CD-ROM)
7396 (CD-Rom)
7397 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)