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Listened to Campaign Radio Programs 1952-2004

  '52 '54 '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
No : 30 ** 55 ** 58 ** 52 ** 59 ** 57 ** 55 54 53 54 55 59 69 ** 63 ** 62 ** 62 ** 49
Yes: 70 ** 45 ** 42 ** 48 ** 41 ** 43 ** 45 46 47 46 45 41 31 ** 37 ** 38 ** 38 ** 51
N   1708   1758   1823   1444   1335   1116   2395 2291 1406 1401 1941 2170 2040   2310   1499   1539   1061

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 6D.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

1952,1956: "How about radio--did you listen to any speeches or
discussions about the campaign on the radio?" (1952 only: IF YES:)
Would you say you listened quite a lot or not very much.)"
1960 and later: (1960-1988: "How about radio.) Did you listen to any
speeches or discussions about the campaign on the radio?"
1960-1980,1984 and later: (IF YES:) "How many programs about the
campaign did you listen to (1996: would you way you listened to) on
the radio--a good many, several, or just one or two?"


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 
NOTE: Cases where R responded Yes but, when asked how many programs,
volunteered 'None,' are coded No.

In 2008 and 2012, wording was for 'campaign for President' and
is not comparable.

This question is variable VCF0725 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: 05NOV15)


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