SOME PUBLIC VIEWS ON CIVIL DEFENSE PROGRAMS
PITTSBURGH UNIV PA
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These four reports are based on a survey of Civil Defense and Cold War Attitudes conducted in mid-1963. Interviews were conducted with a national probability sample of 1,434 Americans. Each report takes as a topic a key aspect of the samples orientation to civil defense systems and cold war issues and analyzes it in terms of relevant social and personal characteristics. Interview schedules were administered in the summer of 1963 and dealt with the likelihood and desirability of various alternative shelter systems and cold war outcomes. In addition to the data collected on attitudes and opinions on the central issues respondents were asked a series of questions specifying pertinent elements of their social and personal attributes. These dealt with such topics as marital status, family income, education, age, etc., and a variety of other questions tapping these dimensions.
- Civil Defense