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ZA0034: Communism, Conformity, and Civil Liberties (Cross Section Sample)

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  • ZA0034.dta (Dataset Stata) 1 MByte
  • ZA0034.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 2 MBytes
  • ZA0034.sav (Dataset SPSS) 1 MByte


  • ZA0033-34_q.pdf (Questionnaire) 353 KBytes


  • ZA0034_cdb.pdf (Codebook) 86 KBytes

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  • ZA0034_mr.pdf (Method Report) 1 MByte
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Stouffer, Samuel A. (1966): Communism, Conformity, and Civil Liberties (Cross Section Sample). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0034 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0034
TitleCommunism, Conformity, and Civil Liberties (Cross Section Sample)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1966)
Date of Collection05.1954 - 07.1954
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Stouffer, Samuel A. - Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


AbstractAssessment of the danger of communism within and outside of the USA by the American population. Attitude to restriction of domestic civil rights and liberties, in order to deter this threat. Topics: The content of the survey is largely identical to the content of ZA Study No. 0033. Demography: religious denomination; school education; regional origins; social origins; occupation; marital status; military service; party membership; age (classified); sex. Interviewer rating: race and position of respondent.
Categories Categories
  • Political Ideology
Topics Topics
  • 11.4 Political ideology


Geographic Coverage
  • United States of America (US)
UniverseAge: 21 and older
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorNational Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, Il American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Princeton, N.
Date of Collection
  • 05.1954 - 07.1954

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

NotesSee also the elite survey archived under ZA Study No. 0033. Data provider:ICPSR, Study 7202.
Number of Units: 4933
Number of Variables: 152
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): Stata, SPSS


  • Stouffer, Samuel A.: Communism, Conformity, and Civil Liberties: A Cross-section of the Nation Speaks Its Mind. New York: Wiley 1966
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