Variables from the 1997 Canadian National Election Study

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Description

These variables are from the mailback questionnaire to the 1997 Canadian National Election Study, and are intended to tap attitude towards “traditional values.”

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 1529 observations on the following 4 variables.

MBSA2

an ordered factor with levels StronglyDisagree Disagree Agree StronglyAgree, in response to the statement, “We should be more tolerant of people who choose to live according to their own standards, even if they are very different from our own.”

MBSA7

an ordered factor with levels StronglyDisagree Disagree Agree StronglyAgree, in response to the statement, “Newer lifestyles are contributing to the breakdown of our society.”

MBSA8

an ordered factor with levels StronglyDisagree Disagree Agree StronglyAgree, in response to the statement, “The world is always changing and we should adapt our view of moral behaviour to these changes.”

MBSA9

an ordered factor with levels StronglyDisagree Disagree Agree StronglyAgree, in response to the statement, “This country would have many fewer problems if there were more emphasis on traditional family values.”

Source

York University Institute for Social Research.