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Title: Harris # 1983-2033: Impact of Technology on Society [USHARRIS1983-2033]
Survey Sponsor: Southern New England Telephone
Survey Firm: Louis Harris and Associates
Study Date: September 1-11, 1983
Sample: National adult plus an oversample of 305 adult residents of Connecticut and a sample of 400 Leaders conducted September 7-23, 1983.
Sample Size: 1961
Survey Notes: There are two versions of the Leaders sample, A+B, which is located in column 17.
Variables:
Abstract:
Scientific and technological developments (62); agree/disagree with statements about scientific and technological research (16); understanding of science and technology (1); interest in scientific and technological matters (1); technology and privacy (24); agree/disagree with statements about computers (12); would favor/oppose certain laws/regulations (6); computer usage (13); '1984' by George Orwell (2); work in office/plant/elsewhere (1); anyone in family hold job involved More...
Weight: National Sample: Columns 193-196 (xx.xx)
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: There are two datasets. One dataset for the National Sample (N=1561) which includes the oversample of Connecticut residents, and the dataset of Leaders (400). These datasets was converted from Binary to ASCII. The variable cross-reference file (VXREF) describes the column changes.
Citation:

Southern New England Telephone. Harris # 1983-2033: Impact of Technology on Society, Sep, 1983 [dataset]. USHARRIS1983-2033, Version 2. Louis Harris and Associates [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-12-2017.

 

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