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1983 Pilot Study

About the Dataset

  • Pilot Study
  • Number of cases: 314
  • Number of variables: 1183

Study Content Highlights

A sample of respondents from the ANES 1982 Pre-Post Study was selected (probability sample) for two waves of telephone interviews. Wave I (July 1 to July 25) encompassed 314 interviews, and Wave II (August 1 to August 22) obtained 274 reinterviews. Each wave used two questionnaires, Form A and Form B, administered to different half-samples.

Personal and national economic well-being, group identification, political participation, values, and predispositions; candidate evaluations; attitudes toward gender/racial equality. EXPERIMENTS: Comparison of branching (original question with follow-up for intensity/strength) format of liberal-conservative self- placement, versus the seven-point liberal conservative scale self-placement. One year retrospective time frame versus six-month time frame, in economic evaluations.

Study Design Highlights

A sample of respondents from the ANES 1982 Pre-Post Study was selected (probability sample) for two waves of telephone interviews. Wave I (July 1 to July 25) encompassed 314 interviews, and Wave II (August 1 to August 22) obtained 274 reinterviews. Each wave used two questionnaires, Form A and Form B, administered to different half-samples.