Cambridge University Sociological Society Undergraduate Survey, 1959


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The survey was carried out among Cambridge undergraduates try to chart changes in undergraduate opinion. The sample comprised around 15% of the undergraduate population of 1959.Note for usersThe data were converted from the original ASCII to SPSS in September 2019. During the process, coding from Variable 333 onwards was found to be erroneous (i.e. the information in the User Guide did not match the data) or unknown. Variables in the data file have been labelled accordingly. Users should analyse these data with caution.

Main Topics:

Education, academic performance, career aspirations, family background, sports played, society membership, newpaper and periodical readership, social life.

Simple random sample

Self-administered questionnaire

Metadata Access
Creator University of Cambridge, Sociological Society
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 1982
Funding Reference Cambridge Opinion (Periodical)
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Discipline Social Sciences
Spatial Coverage United Kingdom