CSES Module 1 Data Set Errata
Posted: November 20, 2002

Nov-20-2002: Korea (2000) - District, Party of Candidate Voted for (A2031)

Data for variable A2031 should be recoded as follows for Korea (2000).

do if a1003=41002000.
  recode a2031 (5=8) (6=11) (7=99).
end if.

(Please note that the syntax above is in SPSS format, and will need to be altered as appropriate for use in other software packages).

Successfully applying this correction results in the following distribution:

Code    N
------  ------
1	357
2	270
3	50
4	14
8	5
11	62
98 	102
99      240
------  ------
Total	1100

Additionally, Appendix 1 in the codebook should be made to read:

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>>> PARTIES AND LEADERS: KOREA (2000)
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 01. PARTY A  GRAND NATIONAL PARTY               LEADER A  LEE HOI CHANG
 02. PARTY B  MILLENIUM DEMOCRATIC PARTY         LEADER B  KIM DAE JUNG
 03. PARTY C  UNITED LIBERAL DEMOCRATS           LEADER C  KIM JONG PIL
 04. PARTY D  DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES PARTY           LEADER D  CHO SOON
 05. PARTY F  NEW KOREAN PARTY OF THE HOPE       LEADER F  KIM YONG WHAN
 06. PARTY E  DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL PARTY           LEADER E  KWON YOUNG GHIL
 07.          KOREA YOUTH PROGRESS PARTY
 08.          OTHER
 11.          INDEPENDENT


         | ELECTION STUDY NOTES - KOREA (2000): PARTIES AND LEADERS
         |
         | ALTHOUGH RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED TO EVALUATE LEADER D, THESE DATA
         | WERE NOT DEPOSITED BY THE COLLABORATOR.
         |
         | ALTHOUGH IN THE ELECTORAL RESULTS THE NEW KOREAN PARTY OF HOPE
         | (PARTY F) GOT A SMALLER PERCENTAGE OF THE VOTES (0.4%) THAN THE
         | YOUTH PROGRESS PARTY (0.7%), THE FIRST ONE GOT A SEAT IN THE
         | PARLIAMENT, WHILE THE LAST ONE DID NOT OBTAIN ANY SEATS.
         | THEREFORE, THE COLLABORATORS CHOSE AS PARTY F THE NEW KOREAN
         | PARTY OF HOPE.
         |
         | PARTIES REPORTED IN A2031, OTHER THAN PARTIES 1 THROUGH 4, ARE
         | INCLUDED IN THE '08.  OTHER' CATEGORY.