Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-009-008-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1986

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey: voter supplement file, 1986.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8707

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This collection provides information on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. In addition to these standard data, the November voting and registration supplement contains data pertaining to citizenship status, voting status in the election of November 4, 1986, and registration status. Telephone availability data are also provided in this file.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

SAMPLE: Probability sample consisting of approximately 71,000 households.


DATA TYPE: survey data


TIME PERIOD: November 1986

DATE OF COLLECTION: November 17-22, 1986

SUBJECT TERMS: census data. demographic characteristics. households. occupations. political attitudes and behavior. population. voter supplement file. voting attitudes and behavior. United States.

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