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Title: Washington Post Poll, March 1990      
dateReleased:
04-08-2015
downloadURL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09456.v1
ID:
doi:10.3886/ICPSR09456.v1
description:
This survey centers on environmental issues. Respondents were asked to name the two most important problems facing this country and to rank the priority of solutions for a variety of problems facing the United States. They were also asked if they approved of the way President Bush was handling the nation's economy, the illegal drug problem, foreign affairs, and the nation's environment. Additionally, respondents were asked if the environment had gotten better, worse, or had stayed the same in th e past 20 years, which political party cared more about solving the country's environmental problems, if they were more concerned about worldwide environmental problems or local environmental problems, if they agreed with a series of statements regarding environmental issues, and if they had done anything to improve the environment. Other questions asked if respondents would reduce their driving, give up air conditioning, and stop using aerosol spray products, disposable products, power lawn mowers, and outdoor barbecues in order to help environment, if they thought it was necessary to raise taxes to clean up the environment, if they approved of having stronger controls on pollution from automobile exhaust even if it meant higher auto prices, if they favored or opposed building more nuclear power plants, and if they had heard anything about Earth Day and planned to take part in any Earth Day events. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1988 presidential vote choice, education, age, religion, social class, marital status, household composition, labor union membership, employment status, sex, income, race, and state/region residence.
description:
The Washington Post, 2015, "Washington Post Poll, March 1990", http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09456.v1
name:
The Washington Post
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997