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Dataset Abstract

Title: Roper Social and Political Trends Data, 1973-1994 [USRoper1994-Trends]
Survey Firm: The Roper Organization
Study Date: 1973-1994
Sample: National adult
Sample Size: 410116
Survey Notes: This data set is a compilation of several surveys. Please see the codebook for details.
Roper Social and Political Trends Data, 1973-1994 from RoperASW serves as one of three primary datasets used extensively in the research reported in Bowling Alone: Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D. Putnam, Harvard University. In an effort to explore the current state of social capital in the United States, Putnam has tapped the rich collection of time-series data gathered by RoperASW (now know as gfkamerica) from the fall of 1973 through 1994. This More...
Weight: Columns 41-48 (xxxxxx.xx) -- Varname: WT
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: A column guide for the '.dat' file is at the end of this document.

The Roper Organization. Roper Social and Political Trends Data, 1973-1994, Jan, 1973 [dataset]. USRoper1994-Trends, Version 2. The Roper Organization [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-20-2018.


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