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Dataset Abstract

Title: Los Angeles Times Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, 1984 [USLAT1984-090]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: November 6, 1984
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 7311
Survey Notes: A regional variable is not available.
Variables: 30
Abstract: Democratic presidential preference (3); reasons for support of candidate(3).
Weight: Columns 48-53 (xx.xxxx) -- Varname: WGT
The study dataset(s) contain weight factors that should be employed in any data analysis. Typically weights are used in an attempt to assure that the survey sample more accurately represents the population.
Usage Note: Do not use column locations on the questionnaire as they refer to an older version of the data. Use the new column guide on page 2 of the PDF document for the ASCII (.dat) dataset. For multiple response items: 1=Item Chosen 0=Not Chosen. In the new dataset, punches marked 'X' and 'Y' in the codebook '-' and '&' respectively.
Citation:

Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, 1984, Nov, 1984 [dataset]. USLAT1984-090, Version 4. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Aug-25-2016.

 

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