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Title: Pew Research Center Poll: Technology [USPEW1998-TECH]
Survey Sponsor: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
Survey Firm: Princeton Survey Research Associates
Study Date: October 26-December 1, 1998
Sample: National adult and on-line users
Sample Size: 2000
Survey Notes: There are two separate data files for this study: 1) National adult (N=2000) and 2) Online users (N=1993).
Variables: 185
Abstract:
Satisfaction of the way things are going in US (1); Computer Use (10); Internet Use (107); Newspaper Readership (3); Television (4); News on the radio (1); Interest in government and public affairs (1); 1998 Congressional election (4); Overloaded by available information (1); Computers and technology (2); Computer software company anti-trust dispute (1); Majority in house (1); Nuclear weapons (1); People support and trust (2); Trust in government (1); Enrolled in school More...
Weight: Card 8; Columns 71-74 (xx.xx)
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Usage Note: Columns locations are found to the right of the question in this format (R/CC), where R = Record or Card number and CC = Column(s).
Citation:

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Pew Research Center Poll: Technology, Oct, 1998 [dataset]. USPEW1998-TECH, Version 1. Princeton Survey Research Associates [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-11-2017.

 

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