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Study Report

Study Number: LA-531-001-1-1-Soviet Union-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times/Soviet Institute for Sociological Research survey of Moscow residents, May 1988.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9111

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: In this survey Muscovites were questioned on national and international issues. Opinions were sought on Soviet-American arms negotiations and security issues, Soviet foreign policy, the quality of life in the United States and the Soviet Union, perestroika, glasnost, and other issues. In addition, respondents were asked for their opinions of Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Brezhnev, Khrushchev, Stalin, Trotsky, and Bukharin. Age, sex, and education of the respondents were also recorded.

SOURCE: telephone interviews

UNIVERSE: Adult residents of Moscow, aged 18 and over, residing in households with telephones.

SAMPLE: Waksberg method of stratified random digit dialing.

NOTE: The data contain many keypunch errors. Fields located in columns 9 and 60-80 have been left undocumented by the Soviets. In addition, the Soviets did not provide data for responses to some of the questions asked on the Russian version of the questionnaire.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: May 7-8, 14-15, 1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: May 7-8, 14-15, 1988

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