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Dataset Abstract

Title: Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation Poll: Survey of Rural America [31102976]
Survey Sponsor: The Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation
Survey Firm: Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS)
Study Date: April 13-May 1, 2017
Sample: National adult, including an oversample of 1,070 adults living in rural areas
Sample Size: 1686
Survey Notes: The sampling procedures were designed to oversample those living in rural areas, with minimum goals for reaching rural residents who were between the ages of 18-34; Hispanic; black residents of Southern states; and residents of the rust belt states of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Variables: 192
Happiness (1); length of residence in current community (2); biggest problem facing community (1); cost of living in community (1); community good/bad place to raise children (1); quality of public schools (1); community safety (2); job opportunities and loss of jobs in community (11); respondent’s standard of living compared to parents and children (2); young people should stay in/leave area (1); respondent’s values compared to values of various groups of people (3); causes More...
Weight: Columns 419-425 (xx.xxxx) – Varname: WEIGHT
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: None

The Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation. Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation Poll: Survey of Rural America, Apr, 2017 [dataset]. 31102976, Version 3. Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Sep-16-2019.


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