Sampling frame and method
Variable: sample
Module:
Sampling and Weights
Subject:
Sample
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

The GSS has employed various sampling procedures and frames. Appendix A gives full detail.

Year Availability
Available in 30 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 1960 bq
2 1970 bq
3 1970 fp
4 1970 fp blk oversamp
5 1980 bfp blk oversamp
6 1980 fp
7 1980 fp blk oversamp
8 1990 fp
9 2000 fp
10 2010 fp
1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2010 2012 2014 2016
1613 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1504 1484 755 755 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 735 744 1530 1532 1468 1506 805 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 247 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 794 1473 1534 1470 1466 1481 1537 1372 1517 810 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 353 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 796 2992 2904 2832 2817 2765 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2812 4510 2044 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1974 2538 2867
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 62466
Missing cases 0