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Title: ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Obama/Congress/Economy/2016 Presidential Election [USABCWASH2015-1166]
Survey Sponsor: ABC News / The Washington Post
Survey Firm: Langer Research Associates/Capital Insight/Abt SRBI, Inc.
Study Date: January 12-15, 2015
Sample: National adult
Sample Size: 1003
Survey Notes: This study contains sampling using landline telephones and cellular phones. Use the variable SAMPTYPE (Column 15) to determine the sample, where 1) Landline, and 3) Cell Phone.
Variables: 138
Barack Obama job performance (1); Obama handling various issues (2); direction of country (1); trusting Obama or Republicans more (1); Republican control of Congress (1); state of the nation (2); government dysfunction (3); Obama or Republicans with better ideas (6); stronger leadership role (1); which direction country should follow (1); Obama taking executive actions (1); Congress blocking executive actions (1); new oil pipeline (1); works hours required for insurance More...
Weight: Columns 202-211 (xxx.xxxxxxx) -- 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: The survey was produced for ABC News by Langer Research Associates and for The Washington Post by Capital Insight. Interviews were conducted by Abt-SRBI.

ABC News / The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Obama/Congress/Economy/2016 Presidential Election, Jan, 2015 [dataset]. USABCWASH2015-1166, Version 2. Langer Research Associates/Capital Insight/Abt SRBI, Inc. [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-17-2018.


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