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National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Demographic Data

United States Department Of Health And Human Services. National Center For Health Statistics
The National Health Examination Surveys, Cycle I (NHES I), conducted during the period 1959-1962, were designed to secure statistics on the health status of the population of the United States. More specifically, their purpose was to determine the prevalence of certain chronic diseases, the status of dental health, and the distributions of auditory and visual acuity and certain anthropometric measurements. This collection contains demographic, household, and personal information for each sample person including age, race,...

Recidivism of Felons on Probation, 1986-1989: [United States]

United States Department Of Justice. Office Of Justice Programs. Bureau Of Justice Statistics
This data collection provides an overview of how probation cases are processed in 32 urban and suburban jurisdictions in the United States and gauges the extent to which variations in probation patterns exist between jurisdictions. Data were collected on offenders who were sentenced in 1986 and who committed one or more of the following types of offenses: homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, drug trafficking, and other felony crimes. Probation history questionnaires were completed...

Federal Justice Statistics Program: Defendants in Federal Criminal Cases -- Terminated, 1994 [United States]

United States Department Of Justice. Office Of Justice Programs. Bureau Of Justice Statistics
The data contain records of defendants in federal criminal cases terminated in United States District Court during fiscal year 1994. The data were constructed from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) Central System file. According to the EOUSA, the United States attorneys conduct approximately 95 percent of the prosecutions handled by the Department of Justice. The Central System data contain variables from the original EOUSA files as well as additional analysis variables, or...

Political Persuasion and Attitude Change Study: The Los Angeles Longitudinal Field Experiments, 2013-2014

Michael J. LaCour
A randomized placebo-controlled trial assessed whether gay (n = 22) or straight (n = 19) messengers were effective at encouraging voters (n = 972) to support same-sex marriage and whether attitude change persisted and spread to others in voters’ social networks. The results, measured by an unrelated panel survey, show that both gay and straight canvassers produced large effects initially, but only gay canvassers’ effects persisted in 3-week, 6-week, and 9-month follow-ups. We also find...

Current Population Survey, February 1996: Displaced Workers

United States Department Of Commerce. Bureau Of The Census
This collection provides data 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 shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. Questions pertaining to displaced workers were asked of all persons aged 20 years and over who lost a job involuntarily within...

ABC News Genetic Engineering Poll, April 1990

ABC News
This survey centers on issues relating to genetic engineering. Respondents were asked if they would consider having a child by artificial insemination, and if so, how important it would be to know the medical, genetic, and social background of the sperm donor. They were also asked if they would consider ending a pregnancy if genetic tests showed any of a number of traits or problems in the fetus. Additionally, respondents were asked if employers should...

ABC News/Washington Post Poll, May 2004

ABC News & The Washington Post
This poll, fielded May 20-23, 2004, is part of a series of monthly polls that solicit public opinion on a range of political and social issues. Views were sought on the 2004 presidential campaign and the war with Iraq, as well as President George W. Bush and his handling of the presidency, the economy, foreign affairs, and the apparent abuse of Iraqi prisoners by United States soldiers in Iraq. Opinions were solicited on whether the...

Intensive Supervision for High-Risk Offenders in 14 Sites in the United States, 1987-1990

Joan Petersilia, Susan Turner & RAND Corporation
In 1986, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) funded a demonstration project of intensive supervision programs (ISPs), alternatives to control sanctions that involve community sanctions and emphasize stringent conditions and close monitoring of convicted offenders. The primary intent of the demonstration project was to determine the effects of participation in an ISP program on the subsequent behavior of offenders and to test the feasibility of the ISP's stated objectives: (1) to reduce recidivism by providing...

Federal Justice Statistics Program: Arrests and Bookings for Federal Offenses, 1994 [United States]

United States Department Of Justice. Office Of Justice Programs. Bureau Of Justice Statistics
The data contain records of arrests and bookings for federal offenses in the United States during fiscal year 1994. The data were constructed from the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Prisoner Tracking System database. Records include arrests made by federal law enforcement agencies (including the USMS), state and local agencies, and self-surrenders. Offenders arrested for federal offenses are transferred to the custody of the USMS for processing, transportation, and detention. The Prisoner Tracking System contains...

Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, 1982: [United States]

National Endowment For The Arts
This data collection offers information on Americans' participation in the arts, including ballet, opera, plays, museums, and concerts, during 1982. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and conducted by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, this survey was a supplement to a larger national survey, the National Crime Survey (NCS). Data are provided for all household members aged 12 and older (excluding crew members of merchant vessels, armed forces...

United Nations World Surveys on Crime Trends and Criminal Justice Systems, 1970-1994: Restructured Five-Wave Data

R.W. Burnham & Helen Burnham
The United Nations International Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch began the Surveys of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (formerly known as the World Crime Surveys) in 1978. The goal of the data collection effort was to conduct a more focused inquiry into the incidence of crime worldwide. To date, there have been five quinquennial surveys, covering the years 1970-1975, 1975-1980, 1980-1986, 1986-1990, and 1990-1994, respectively. Starting with the 1980 data, the...

Convention Delegate Study, 1984: [United States]

Warren E. Miller & M. Kent Jennings
These data represent a continuation of a data collection effort begun in 1972 to gather information on the careers and political perspectives of the delegates to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Respondents were asked questions regarding their political participation and preferences, their attitudes towards the candidates, and their issue preferences. Additionally, questions concerning respondents' life histories, political goals and expectations, and affiliations with various groups in society were asked. Demographic information was also collected.

Central and Eastern Eurobarometer 7: Status of the European Union, October-November 1996

George Cunningham
The seventh round of Central and Eastern Eurobarometer surveys was carried out in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Yugoslavia. 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...

CBS News Monthly Poll #2, December 1998

CBS News
This poll, fielded December 16, 1998, is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to give their opinions of President Bill Clinton and his handling of the presidency, foreign policy, the economy, and the situation with Iraq. Those queried were also asked for their opinions on the Clinton impeachment inquiry, including how they would...

Eurobarometer 59.1: The Euro and Parental Leave, March-April 2003

Thomas Christensen
This round of Eurobarometer surveys queried respondents on standard Eurobarometer measures, such as how satisfied they were with their present life, whether they attempted to persuade others close to them to share their views on subjects they held strong opinions about, whether they discussed political matters, and what the European Union's priorities should be. Additional questions focused on the respondents' knowledge of and opinions about the European Union (EU), including sources of information about the...

General Social Survey, 2012 Merged Data, Including a Cultural Module [United States]

Tom W. Smith, Peter V. Marsden & Michael Hout
The General Social Survey (GSS) collects information from the general public on a wide variety of subjects, including attitudes toward social issues, religion, education, jobs and the economy, government and other institutions, politics, and policy issues. The 2012 merged data used a rolling panel design. The first panel is the 2008 GSS as the base year. The second panel is a subsample of the GSS cases from 2008 that was selected to be reinterview for...

CBS News/New York Times New York City Mayoral Primary Exit Polls, September 1989

CBS News & The New York Times
This data collection, fielded on September 12, 1989, consists of responses to a survey of voters in the New York City Democratic and Republican mayoral primaries. Respondents were asked which mayoral candidate they voted for, how much they liked that candidate, when they decided on that candidate, which issues and factors most affected their vote, how the Bensonhurst incident influenced their vote, if race was a factor in voting, and if they had been contacted...

National Network of State Polls (NNSP) [WEBSITE]

National Network Of State Polls (NNSP)
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Current Population Survey, January 1993: Tobacco Use Supplement

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 15 years old and over. Demographic variables such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin are included. In addition to providing these core data, the January survey also contains a special supplement on tobacco use for all persons...

Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, February 1995

University Of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Economic Behavior Program
This survey was undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to understand why such changes occur, and to evaluate how they relate to consumer decisions to save, borrow, or make discretionary purchases. This type of information is essential for forecasting changes in aggregate consumer behavior. Since the 1940s, these surveys have been produced quarterly through 1977 and monthly thereafter. Each monthly survey probes a different aspect of consumer confidence. Open-ended questions are asked...

Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, July 1996

University Of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Economic Behavior Program
This study was undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to understand why such changes occur, and to evaluate how they relate to consumer decisions to save, borrow, or make discretionary purchases. This type of information is essential for forecasting changes in aggregate consumer behavior. Since the late 1940s, these surveys have been produced quarterly through 1977 and monthly thereafter. Each monthly survey probes a different aspect of consumer confidence. Open-ended questions are...

Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN): Consequences of Substance Use, Wave 3, 2000-2002

Felton J. Earls, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Stephen W. Raudenbush & Robert J. Sampson
The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) was a large-scale, interdisciplinary study of how families, schools, and neighborhoods affect child and adolescent development. One component of the PHDCN was the Longitudinal Cohort Study, which was a series of coordinated longitudinal studies that followed over 6,000 randomly selected children, adolescents, and young adults, and their primary caregivers over time to examine the changing circumstances of their lives, as well as the personal characteristics, that...

Project Talent, Base Year Data, 1960

American Institutes For Research
Project Talent is a nationally representative longitudinal study of men and women who were in high school in 1960 and who are currently in their 60s. Project Talent began as a major national effort to assess the aspirations and abilities of America's young men and women. Initiated in 1957, with support from the United States Office of Education and several other government agencies, Project Talent collected extensive information on characteristics and cognitive abilities of approximately...

Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) II: Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred Between July 1, 1966, and June 30, 1967

United States Department Of Education. National Center For Education Statistics
This study consists of data on earned degrees and other awards conferred by institutions of higher education in the United States and its outlying areas. Part of the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series, this survey provides complete data on earned degrees for the nation, the states, and individual institutions, which are widely used by planners and researchers. Data are provided for professional degrees, baccalaureate and higher degrees, and subbaccalaureate degrees awarded. Additional data...

Juvenile Court Statistics, 1989: [United States]

National Center For Juvenile Justice
This data collection describes in quantitative terms the volume of juvenile cases disposed in 1989 by courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters (delinquency, status offense, and dependency cases). Inaugurated in 1926 to furnish an index of the problems brought before the juvenile courts, this series is the oldest continuous source of information on the processing of delinquent and dependent youth by juvenile courts. Information is provided on state, county, number of delinquency cases by sex,...

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