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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In the National Opinion Research Center's 2014 survey, there
(2006) Percentage allowing Teachers 85 Nonteachers with 16 or more years of schooling 92 Nonteachers with 12 or fewer years of schooling 67 SOURCE: National Opinion Research Center, General Social Survey (via the Computer-assisted Survey Methods Program at the University of California, Berkeley) Note: Table made from bar graph.
According to research from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, some 3,000 respondents in 2006 said they had less confidence in the fourth estate than the military, medicine, organized religion and even Congress.
of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Pew Internet & American Life Project, the Gallup Organization, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Monitoring the Future Survey of the U.
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.
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.
Sources: The Bivings Report, National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, Salon.com, Senate.gov, Columbia Missourian and Berkeley Daily Planet, U.S.
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.
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