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Dataset Abstract

Title: National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse: Public Attitudes Toward Marihuana [31115606]
Survey Sponsor: National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse
Survey Firm: Response Analysis Corporation
Study Date: September 1-October 1, 1971
Sample: National adult, including an oversample of 1,527 young adults (age 18-34)
Sample Size: 2611
Survey Notes: None
Variables: 406
Abstract:
Problems facing country or community (2); attitudes toward youth (10); allowing police to stop and search people on the street, search house without warrant (2); gun rights (1); freedom of expression (3); respondent has/has not heard of various drugs, substances (12); harmful effects of various drugs, substances (12); addictive drugs (4); agreement with statements about marihuana (marijuana) (11); agreement with statements about liquor (11); characteristics of marihuana More...
Weight: Columns 468-473 (xx.xxx) -- Varname: WEIGHT1
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: This dataset has been converted from column binary. Do not use column locations on the questionnaire as they refer to the column binary file. Please refer to the ASCII data locations (found in the documentation PDF) instead. For multiple response items, 1=Item Chosen and System Missing=Not Chosen. Results from a portion of questions in this survey can be found in the report and were used to verify frequencies. Both adults and youth ages 12-17 were surveyed for this study. This dataset file contains data for the adult sample only. Data for the youth sample can be found in the National Archives catalog (archive number: 1227189).
Citation:

National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse. National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse: Public Attitudes Toward Marihuana, Sep, 1971 [dataset]. 31115606, Version 3. Response Analysis Corporation [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Jun-19-2019.

 

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