Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-009-007-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey: voter supplement file, 1984.  [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: 8457

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook, 1 duplicate.

Abstract: Individual-level data on voter registration and participation in the 1984 Presidential election are provided in this survey. Included are data on citizenship, voting participation in both 1980 and 1984, the time of day voted, and whether the individual heard a media announcement of the projected winner prior to voting. Other data include the standard Current Population Survey monthly data on labor force activity for the week preceding the survey. Comprehensive information is available for persons age 14 and over on employment status, occupation, and industry, plus such demographic characteristics as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, education, and Spanish origin.

SOURCE: personal interviews

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

SAMPLE: The probability sample used to represent the universe consists of approximately 71,000 households.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

DATE OF COLLECTION: November 19-24, 1984

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

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''Voting and Registration in the Election of November 1984 (Advance Report) P-20, No. 397.'' Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, n.d. United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''Voting and Registration Highlights from the Current Population Survey: 1964 to 1980.'' Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, n.d.

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