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Superstitious beliefs and practices (2502)

Type of Data: Superstitious beliefs and practices (2502)

Faith Community: Alternative

Date: 1946, May

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 1830

Population: Adults aged 21 and over

Keywords: Superstitions, throwing salt, touching wood, walking under ladders

Collection Method: Face-to-face interview

Collection Agency: British Institute of Public Opinion. BIPO was established by George Gallup in 1936 to run the British Gallup Poll

Published Source:

  • Mildred Strunk, Public Opinion, 1935-1946, ed. Albert Hadley Cantril, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1951, p. 836
  • The Gallup International Public Opinion Polls: Great Britain, 1937-1975, ed. George Horace Gallup, 2 vol., New York: Random House, 1976, Vol. 1, pp. 133-4

    BRIN ID: 2502


    Dataset available at ESDS as SN 2045 and SN 3331 and at the Roper Center as GBBIPO46-133

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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