National Opinion Research Center


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National Opinion Research Center

An organization that conducts data collection and survey activities. Research areas include economics and personal finance, social development, education, mental health, and criminal justice. It was established in 1941 and is based at the University of Chicago.
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Both a survey on the health-care experiences of minority populations, completed this summer by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), and a major study at the Multiple Sclerosis Center at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), found little difference in diagnosis between black and white Americans with MS.
Using the General Social Survey, a national poll conducted every one or two years since the early 1970s by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center, aggregate backing for education has increased substantially during the past three decades.
Toch highlighted data from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago showing that only about a dozen doctoral degrees are awarded in psychometrics each year.
But as Norman Bradburn, former director of the National Opinion Research Center and now head of the AAAS project, has noted, Mellon can't support the project forever; NEH is still the obvious candidate to take on this public responsibility.
They combined a known figure--the number of Catholic (21,975) and mainline (81,183) churches--with data from the National Congregations Study (NCS) done by Mark Chaves of the University of Arizona and the National Opinion Research Center," said the article.
The study--done by researchers at Georgetown University, the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and the Kaiser Family Foundation--examined a sample of 152 generic and brand name drugs, selected to include drugs commonly used by Medicare beneficiaries, including blood pressure and cholesterol medicines, as well as some less common, high-cost drugs used to treat such specific conditions as osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
26% Source: 2001 National Gun Policy Survey, National Opinion Research Center Note: Table made from bar graph.
The primary source for most of this work is the National Congregations Study [NCS] that was "religion module" in a 1998 general social survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center.
The General Social Survey, a massive national poll conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, has been measuring public confidence in institutions for more than three decades.
A substantial segment of the anti-racist movement preferred community control of schools to compulsory integration, and by 1975 a National Opinion Research Center poll found 53 percent of American blacks opposed to busing.
Greeley's stated objective is to provide a report on the "sociological facts about the Catholic clergy" as they emerge from his analysis of data extracted from a 1972 National Opinion Research Center (NORC) study of the priesthood and two surveys of priests conducted by the Los Angeles Times.
In 1972, in a survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center, 23 percent of Americans thought premarital sex was "wrong only sometimes" and another 26 percent of Americans said that premarital sex was "not wrong at all.
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