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Dataset Abstract

Title: ABC News Poll: 1980 National Election Day Exit Poll [USABC1980-8549A]
Survey Firm: ABC News
Study Date: November 4, 1980
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 9742
Variables: 38
Abstract: John Anderson vs. Jimmy Carter (1); John Anderson vs. Ronald Reagan (1); Jimmy Carter vs. Ronald Reagan (1); characteristics of chosen candidate (7); candidate's stand on certain issues (9); undesirable aspects of John Anderson (4); undesirable aspects of Jimmy Carter (4); undesirable aspects of Ronald Reagan (4); unfair charges made by candidates (1); most important aspects when deciding candidates (1); ineffectiveness of any president (1); partisan opinions (2); 1980 primary election vote (2).
Weight: Columns 114-116 (x.xx) -- 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: For multiple response items: 1=Item Chosen 0=Not Chosen

ABC News. ABC News Poll: 1980 National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 1980 [dataset]. USABC1980-8549A, Version 3. ABC News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-19-2018.


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