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Title: Los Angeles Times Poll # 1980-027: Primary Exit Day Election Poll--Pennsylvania Sample [USLAT1980-027]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: April 22, 1980
Sample: Exiting Voters in Pennsylvania
Sample Size: 3682
Variables: 59
Just voted in Democratic/Republican primary (1); for whom did respondent just vote in primary (2); why voted for candidate (5); impression of certain people (7); when decided who to vote for (1); approve/disapprove of certain programs (8); agree/disagree with certain statements (8); Carter vs. Reagan (1); Anderson vs. Carter vs. Reagan (1); anyone in respondent's party could not vote for in November (2); why would not want candidate to become president (1); family background More...
Weight: Columns 77-80 (
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: Some questions, which use only 1 column for data, allow legitimate punches for 10 & 11. 10 will correspond to 'X' in the data file and 11 will correspond to 'Y' in the data file.

Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times Poll # 1980-027: Primary Exit Day Election Poll--Pennsylvania Sample, Apr, 1980 [dataset]. USLAT1980-027, Version 1. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-18-2018.


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