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Title: Los Angeles Times Poll: 10th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots [USLAT2002-470]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: April 18-22, 2002
Sample: Adult residents of Los Angeles, California including an oversample of African Americans
Sample Size: 1163
Variables: 89
Satisfied/dissatisfied with community (1); quality of life in community (1); most important problem facing Los Angeles today (4); James Hahn job performance as major of Los Angeles (1); chief of police Bernard Parks (4); think it was appropriate/inappropriate for James Hahn to publicly state his opposition to a second term for Bernard Parks before the Police Commission started its job evaluation (1); next police chief should come from inside/outside ranks of the LAPD (1); More...
Weight: Columns 1-7 (xxxxx.xx) -- Varname: WTVAR
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: Use the SPSS generated column guide after the methodology page if you are using the ASCII data (lat470.dat) -- not the columns listed in the codebook.

Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times Poll: 10th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots, Apr, 2002 [dataset]. USLAT2002-470, Version 2. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-15-2018.


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