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The Resource ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001, ABC NewsThe Washington Post, (electronic resource)

ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001, ABC NewsThe Washington Post, (electronic resource)

Label
ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001
Title
ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001
Statement of responsibility
ABC NewsThe Washington Post
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This special topic poll, conducted October 24, 2001, was undertaken to assess respondents' reactions to and feelings about the recent anthrax attacks involving letters contaminated with anthrax bacteria being distributed through the mail. Respondents were asked to describe their reaction to the anthrax threat, and their concern that a close relative, friend, or they themselves would contract anthrax. Those queried were asked if they thought that the mail they received at home was safe, if they were satisfied with the way the government was handling the anthrax situation, whether the anthrax situation was an isolated incident or the first of a continuing series of cases, how confident they were in the government's ability to respond to a large-scale biological or chemical attack on the United States, whether the government was as prepared as it reasonably could have been to deal with a biological attack like the anthrax situation, and if the United States was doing all that it reasonably could to prevent further biological attacks. In addition, respondents were asked if they approved of the way the Office of Homeland Security was handling its job, and whether the news media was exaggerating the danger in the anthrax situation. Respondents were asked if, since September 11th, anyone in their household had bought a supply of antibiotics in case of biological attack, spoken with a doctor about anthrax or some other biological attack, started to exercise caution in opening mail, gathered information about what to do in case of an anthrax or other biological attack, started avoiding crowded places such as shopping malls because of the chance of terrorism, or tried to reduce the amount of mail they handled by asking people to send e-mail instead. With respect to exercising caution with the mail, respondents were asked whether someone in their household was currently looking... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03320
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • ABC News
  • Washington Post Company
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Series volume
  • 3320
  • 3320
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthrax
  • Attitudes
  • Biological weapons
  • Chemical weapons
  • Fear
  • Government performance
  • National security
  • Media coverage
  • Personal security
  • Public opinion
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorist attacks
  • Threats
Target audience
specialized
Label
ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001, ABC NewsThe Washington Post, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047630
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03320
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153931
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03320
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153931
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)
Label
ABC News/WASHINGTON POST Anthrax Poll #2, October 2001, ABC NewsThe Washington Post, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047630
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03320
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153931
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03320
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153931
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)

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