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1984 Time Series Study: Pre-election Wave

Administration of the 1984 Pre-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
C1a Page 1 V840106 How often R discusses politics with family or friends
C2c, C3b, C4b Page 2 V840111, V840116, V840118 Attention to campaign in various media (5 options)
F1a-F1g Page 3 V840204-V840210 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on opinions on equal opportunity - converse of J1a-J1g series
F2 Page 4 V840211 List of 8 Democratic candidates for nomination-first choice
G11 Page 5 V840250 7-point scale (Equal role for women/Women's place in the home) on women's rights - placement for self
J1a-J1g Page 6 V840251-V840257 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on opinions on equal opportunity - converse of F1a-F1g series
K5a-K5k, K5m-K5p; K5q-K5t Page 7 V840290-V840308 Feeling Thermometer for 15 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 4 groups
M1a-M1k, M1m-M1p, M1r; M2a-M2k, M2m-M2p, M2r; M3a, M3c, M3f, M3h-M3k, M3m, M3p; M4a, M4c, M4f, M4h-M4k, M4m, M4p Page 9 V840319-V840368 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not at all) on traits describing Reagan/Mondale/Bush Sr./Ferraro
N1a, N1b-N1e Page 10 V840369, V840371-V840374 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) - placement of self, 2 individuals, 2 parties
N2a-N2e, N2z Page 11 V820375-V840380 7-point scale (Fewer services-reduce spending/More services-increase spending) on gov't providing services - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N4a-N4e, N4z Page 12 V840382-V840387 7-point scale (Gov't should help minority groups/minority groups should help themselves) on Gov't help for minorities - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N5a-N5e, N5z Page 13 V840388-V840393 7-point scale (More involved/Less involved) on Central America - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N7a-N7e, N7z Page 14 V840395-V840400 7-point scale (Decrease defense spending/Increase defense spending) on defense spending - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N8a-N8e, N8z Page 15 V840401-V840406 7-point scale (Gov't should help women/Should help themselves) on Gov't help for women - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N10a-N10e, N10z Page 16 V840408-V840413 7-point scale (Cooperate more/Get much tougher) on relations with Russia - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N11a-N11e, N11z Page 17 V840414-V840419 7-point scale (Gov't see to job and good SOL/each person get ahead on own) on job and good standard of living - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N13a Page 18 V840422 7-point scale (Not very strongly/Very strongly) on R's feelings of independence politically
N14 Page 19 V840423 Opinions on abortion (4 options)
Y4; Y25 Page 20 V840456, V840530 R's employment (7 options); R's head of family/spouse's employment (7 options)
Y47, Y47a; Y48 Page 21 V840680, V840681 Estimated income for 1983 (22 categories) (total for family, R; total for just R)
Y58 Page 22 V840699 Community where R was brought up (8 options)