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Cornell National Social Survey (CNSS), 2008

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Cornell University. Survey Research Institute.  -- CISER version 1 -- Ithaca, NY: Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research [producer].   Note: This is a public-use version created by CISER from microdata supplied by the Survey Research Institute (SRI).   Codebook: PUB-034(2008).  This study includes files created by Cornell researchers and/or staff.

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Abstract:  Cornell National Social Survey is a random-sample survey of adults aged 18 and over. Participants were asked their opinions on a range of public policy topics including immigration policy and attitudes toward immigrants, importance of environmental protection efforts, use of harsh interrogation techniques to insure national security, use of virtual world technology, and wearing of Muslim headscarves in public. The survey also asks respondentsí involvement in civic and charitable organizations, level of trust in other people, past involvement in consumer or employment disputes, efforts to lose weight, commuting patterns, changes in employment, availability of employment referral bonuses in the workplace, and household food and energy expenditures.

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DataV:\pub\034\cnss2008.dat270 KB  /  55 KB

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