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Dataset Abstract

Title: Gallup Public Opinion Survey Series: Old Age Study [USAIPOSPPOS1958-468]
Survey Firm: Gallup Organization
Study Date: November 8, 1958
Sample: Adults ages 95 and over
Sample Size: 402
Survey Notes: None
Variables: 1539
Father's physical description (2); father's age at respondent's birth (1); father's age at death (1); father's cause of death (1); father's character (1); mother's physical description (3); mother's age at birth (1); mother's age at death (1); mother's cause of death (1); mother's character (1); hair color (1); eye color (1); weight (10); height (1); clothing or shoe size (4); injuries (3); operations (3); major illnesses (3); nervous breakdowns (2); heart trouble (3); colds More...
Weight: None
Usage Note: There are ten data files (Card 1-10) for this study. To facilitate use, these 10 files have been combined into a single data file that can be downloaded in Stata, SPSS, CSV or ASCII (ALL STATA file, ALL SPSS file, ALL CSV file, ALL ASCII file). Documentation for question Q176 is missing. Do not use column locations on the questionnaire as they refer to the column binary data. Use the new column guide in the PDF document for the ASCII (.dat) dataset. For multiple response items: 1=Item Chosen 0=Not Chosen.

Gallup Organization. Gallup Public Opinion Survey Series: Old Age Study, Nov, 1958 [dataset]. USAIPOSPPOS1958-468, Version 5. Gallup Organization [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Sep-16-2019.


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