Los Angeles County Social Survey, 1993 (LACSS) Version 1

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The Los Angeles County Social Survey (LACSS) continues the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Studies (LAMAS) and the Southern California Social Surveys (SCSS). The Los Angeles County Social Survey (LACSS) is part of a continuing annual research project supported by the Institute for Social Science Research at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

The LACSS 1993 was conducted between February and April 1993. Los Angeles County residents were asked questions concerning ethnic relations, social dominance, inequality, poverty, government, and the LA riots.

Demographic information collected includes race/ethnic identity, gender, religion, age, education level, occupation, birth place, political party affiliation and ideology, marital status, income, and origin of ancestry. The primary purpose of the Los Angeles County Social Survey (LACSS) is to provide the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the local community with information about the opinions and attitudes of Los Angeles County residents on a wide range of topics. The study sought to survey a representative sample of adults in Los Angeles County. The data are not weighted and no weight variables are present in the collection. ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created online analysis version with question text.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.. Households with telephones in Los Angeles County Smallest Geographic Unit: County A random digit dial sample of telephone households in Los Angeles County was called, and interviews were completed with 966 adult respondents. These respondents were selected in a two-stage process. First, telephone households were randomly selected. Then, one adult from each eligible household was selected to do an interview. In addition, an oversample of African American telephone households was drawn from areas in Los Angeles County.

The N of respondents in the 1993 survey is as follows: White n=385; African American n=366; Latino n=172; Asian American n=43.

                        computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI), telephone interview
Identifier
DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.3886/ICPSR36600.v1
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:555216
Provenance
Creator University of California, Los Angeles. Institute for Social Science Research
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Publication Year 2017
Rights Download;This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset;survey data
Coverage
Discipline Not stated
Spatial Coverage {California,"Los Angeles","1993-02-02 - 1993-04-21","Time period: 1993-02-02--1993-04-21","1993-02-02 - 1993-04-21","Collection date: 1993-02-02--1993-04-21"}
Temporal Coverage {California,"Los Angeles","1993-02-02 - 1993-04-21","Time period: 1993-02-02--1993-04-21","1993-02-02 - 1993-04-21","Collection date: 1993-02-02--1993-04-21"}