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CBS News/60 Minutes/Vanity Fair National Poll, March #2, 2012

CBS News, 60 Minutes & Vanity Fair
This poll, fielded March, 2012, and the last of two, is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicits public opinion on a range of political and social issues. Respondents were asked for their opinions about the 2010 health care law and its provisions, the war in Afghanistan, as well as what issues are most important in deciding who should be elected president. Other topics include income taxes for 2011, Earth Day, and...

Disturbances in France, 1830-1860 and 1930-1960: Intensive Sample

Charles Tilly
This detailed study of 578 disturbances in France in the period 1830-1860 and 1930-1960 provides information on the geographic, economic, political, demographic, and historical background for each of the communes involved in the disturbances. Data for the formations, a collective of forces comprising of at least 50 persons in each collective, provide information on their social, economic, and political background, population characteristics, type of formation, age-sex distribution of the formations, and the political party affiliation...

National Survey of Parents, 1999-2001

Suzanne M. Bianchi & John Robinson
The National Survey of Parents, 1999-2001 was designed to collect data on the activity patterns of American parents and on how they divide their time among work, household tasks, child care, and leisure activities. Information on feelings about various parenting activities was also ascertained. Using established time-diary procedures with Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI), respondents were asked to complete "yesterday" time diaries. These diaries detailed respondents' primary activities from midnight to midnight of the previous...

Census of Population and Housing, 1960 [United States]: Documentation for Census Bureau Restricted Data

Inter-University Consortium For Political And Social Research
This documentation has been created by ICPSR for the restricted version of Census 1960 distributed by the Bureau of the Census. The restricted data is based on questions from the long form questionnaire, and was collected from one in six households in the United States. Topics covered include income, ancestry, citizenship status, home values, commute time to work, occupation, education, veteran status, language ability, migration, place of birth, and many others. The documentation available here...

International Social Science Program: Social Networks and Support Systems, 1986

International Social Survey Program (ISSP)
The International Social Survey Program (ISSP) is an ongoing program of crossnational collaboration. Formed in 1983, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. This data collection, the second module in the series, contains data from West Germany, Great Britain, United States, Italy, Austria, Australia, and Hungary. The data provide detailed accounts of respondents' contacts with various relatives and friends along with information about where...

NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development: Phase II, 1995-1999 [United States]

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. National Institutes Of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health And Human Development
The overall purpose of this study was to examine the influence of variations in early childcare histories on the psychological development of infants and toddlers from a variety of family backgrounds. This general objective was addressed through a prospective, longitudinal study of the experiences of 1,364 children and their families, which took into account the complex interactions among child characteristics and those of the human and physical environments in which the children were reared. Research...

ABC News/Washington Post Race Relations Poll, May 1992

ABC News & The Washington Post
In addition to identifying the most important problems facing the country, evaluating the Bush presidency, and providing a snapshot of current voter preference for George Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot during the 1992 presidential campaign, this special topic poll focused on the issue of race relations. Respondents were asked if they had read or heard anything about the verdict in the Rodney King case in Los Angeles in which a group of white officers...

Head Start Impact Study (HSIS), 2002-2006 [United States]

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. Administration For Children And Families. Office Of Planning, Research And Evaluation
Since its beginning in 1965 as a part of the War on Poverty, Head Start's goal has been to boost the school readiness of low income children. Based on a "whole child" model, the program provides comprehensive services that include preschool education; medical, dental, and mental health care; nutrition services; and efforts to help parents foster their child's development. Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child's and family's ethnic, cultural, and...

Annual Survey of Governments, 1982: Employment Statistics

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
This collection contains state and local government employment data.

National Nursing Home Survey Follow-Up: Wave III, 1990

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. National Center For Health Statistics
The 1990 National Nursing Home Survey Follow-Up (NNHSF) is part of a longitudinal study that followed the cohort of current residents and discharged residents sampled in the NATIONAL NURSING HOME SURVEY, 1985 (ICPSR 8914). The NNHSF extends the period of observation of these utilization patterns by approximately five years after the baseline nursing home interview. The primary purpose is to provide data on the flow of persons in and out of long-term care facilities and...

RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Disability, 2000 [United States]

Jose J. Escarce, Nicole Lurie & Adria Jewell
The RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series is composed of a wide selection of analytical measures, encompassing a variety of domains, all derived from a number of disparate data sources. The CPHHD Data Core's central focus is on geographic measures for census tracts, counties, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) from two distinct geo-reference points, 1990 and 2000. The current study, Disability, contains cross-sectional data from the year 2000. Based...

European Communities Study, 1970

Ronald Inglehart & Jacques-Rene Rabier
A precursor to the Eurobarometer studies, this survey queried respondents of six European countries on some of what would become standard Eurobarometer measures, such as how satisfied respondents were with their present lives. Other questions focused on respondents' knowledge of and opinions on the European Community (EC), including how well-informed they felt about the EC, what sources of information about the EC they used, whether their country had benefited from being an EC member, and...

Common Core of Data: Public School Districts, 1983-1984

United States Department Of Education. National Center For Education Statistics
The primary purpose of this project is to provide a listing of all local agencies providing free public elementary and secondary education in the United States and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) for 1983-1984. It permits the educational community to draw statistically valid samples from which state or national estimates can be made and also provides a mailing list of school systems. Significant variables include...

National Health Interview Survey on Disability, 1995: Phase I, Disability Outcome Supplement

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. Centers For Disease Control And Prevention. National Center For Health Statistics
The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. The National Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D), Phase I, was administered at the same time as the NHIS 1995 core, NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1995 (ICPSR 2533). This questionnaire collected basic data on disability and was used...

Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-1970

Inter-University Consortium For Political And Social Research
Detailed county and state-level ecological or descriptive data for the United States for the years 1790 to 1970 are contained in this collection. These data files contain extensive information about the social and political character of the United States, including a breakdown of population by state, race, nationality, number of families, size of the family, births, deaths, marriages, occupation, religion, and general economic conditions. Though not complete over the full time span of this study,...

Uniform Facility Data Set, 1998: [United States]

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration. Office Of Applied Studies
The Uniform Facility Data Set (UFDS) was designed to measure the scope and use of drug abuse treatment services in the United States. The survey collects information from each privately- and publicly-funded facility in the country that provides substance abuse treatment as well as from state-identified facilities that provide other substance abuse services. Data are collected on a number of topics including facility operation, services provided (assessment, therapy, testing, health, continuing care, special programs, transitional...

Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States]: Summary File 4, North Dakota

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
Summary File 4 (SF 4) from the United States 2000 Census contains the sample data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of a sample of all people and housing units. Population items include basic population totals: urban and rural, households and families, marital status, grandparents as caregivers, language and ability to speak English, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, year of entry, migration, place of work, journey to work (commuting), school enrollment...

Central and Eastern Euro-barometer 5: European Union, November 1994

Karlheinz Reif & George Cunningham
The fifth round of Central and Eastern Euro-Barometer surveys was carried out in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and the Ukraine. Respondents were asked questions that appeared in earlier surveys in this series. These included items on whether respondents felt that things in their country were going in the right or wrong direction, how the financial situation of their household had...

New Soviet Citizen Survey, 1991: Monitoring Institutional Change

Miller, Arthur H.,, William Reisinger & Vicki T. Hesli
For this study, over 3,000 adult citizens were interviewed in three former Soviet republics: 1,400 in Russia, 1,000 in the Ukraine, and 600 in Lithuania. Respondents were asked to comment on various topics, including support or opposition to institutional change and democratic reform, as well as other political concerns, feelings toward Gorbachev and other former Soviet political officials, criminal punishment, community-labor relations, and other aspects of Soviet society. Demographic information was obtained on items such...

German Weimar Republic Data, 1919-1933

Inter-University Consortium For Political And Social Research
This data collection contains electoral and demographic data at several levels of aggregation (kreis, land/regierungsberzirk, and wahlkreis) for Germany in the Weimar Republic period of 1919-1933. Two datasets are available. Part 1, 1919 Data, presents raw and percentagized election returns at the wahlkreis level for the 1919 election to the Nationalversammlung. Information is provided on the number and percentage of eligible voters and the total votes cast for parties such as the German National People's...

Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Public Law (P.L.) 94-171 Data (One-Half Sample Adjusted Redistricting File)

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
Public Law 94-171, enacted in 1975, requires the Census Bureau to provide redistricting data in a format requested by state governments. Within one year following the 1990 decennial Census (by April 1, 1991), the Census Bureau provided the governor and legislature of each state with the population data needed to redraw legislative districts. This collection contains the same substantive and geographic variables as the original Public Law 94-171 files [see CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING,...

Campaign Expenditures in the United States, 1989-1990: Reports on Financial Activity (RFA) Data

Federal Election Commission
These data offer information on the campaigns of all individuals who registered under the Federal Election Campaign Act as 1989 or 1990 candidates for the United States Senate or House of Representatives. Also included are some individuals who were certified by the appropriate state authorities as official Senate or House candidates in a 1989 or 1990 primary, runoff, or general election but who had not registered with the Federal Election Commission. Information is provided on...

Current Population Survey, October 1987: School Enrollment

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
Data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey are supplied in this collection. Information is available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Demographic variables such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin are included. In addition to providing these core data, the October survey also contains a special supplement on school enrollment. This supplement includes...

International Studies of Values in Politics, 1966

Philip Jacob & Henry Teune
The ICPSR version of this study includes samples of community leaders from three nations: the United States, India, and Yugoslavia. Respondents were selected from a total of 30 communities in each country. The study attempted a comparative examination of the impact of leaders' values on social change and development at the community level. The interviews yielded an Individual File for each nation (Parts 1-3). The variables in the Individual Files describe the leaders' social and...

National Crime Victimization Survey, 2004

United States Department Of Justice. Office Of Justice Programs. Bureau Of Justice Statistics
The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Series, previously called the National Crime Surveys (NCS), has been collecting data on personal and household victimization through an ongoing survey of a nationally-representative sample of residential addresses since 1973. The NCVS was designed with four primary objectives: (1) to develop detailed information about the victims and consequences of crime, (2) to estimate the number and types of crimes not reported to the police, (3) to provide uniform measures...

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