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Conservatism Index 1964-2012

  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Average Score on Index : 51 52 52 54 53 52 52 ** 54 52 51 51 54 51 51 54 53 51 51 52 52 51 53

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 3.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: From 0-100 thermometer scores. In the final thermometer data, scores of
97 to 100 are collapsed to 97.

In 1964, 1966 and 1968, DK was scored as 50.

2012 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

This question is variable VCF0801 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 11NOV15)


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