Using the Search Function by Entering Search Criteria
Using the Search Function with Dropdown Lists
Using the Search Function to Locate a Question
To find questions with identical wording, copy the question without the question mark and paste it in the search field. You will also need to check to make sure that none of the Boolean connector words ("and", "or", "not") are part of the question. If any of these words or a question mark is included, the search will be recognized as a Boolean indicator thereby negating the search.
Polling the Nations is a compilation of more than 18,000 surveys conducted by over 1,700 polling organizations in the United States and 100 other countries from 1986 to the present time.
The pollsters included in the database are:
Each of the 600,000 records reports a question asked and the responses given. Also included in each record is the polling organization that conducted the work, the date the interviews were conducted, the release date of the information, the sample size and the universe.
All the surveys reported were conducted using scientifically selected random samples. Callers to 900 numbers, readers who clip surveys from newspapers or magazines to send in, or other self-selected respondents are not included in the database.
Author/Rights-holder. (Year of publication). Title of data set [Data set]. Producer, Distributor (if different from author) [Producer/Distributor as applicable]. Retrieved from http://