SDA is a set of programs for the documentation and Web-based analysis of survey data. SDA is developed and maintained by the Computer-assisted Survey Methods Program (CSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. CSM also develops the CASES software package.

To see how it all works, test-drive SDA at our demonstration SDA Archive. Browse the documentation for a survey and get fast data analysis results. The SDA Archive includes several datasets, including the General Social Survey (GSS) and the American National Election Study (ANES). You can also look at some other archives that use SDA software.

SDA Features

Documentation:

Analysis:

Other Capabilities:

Awards

American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR): Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award

American Political Science Association (APSA): Best Instructional Software Award


For information on how to set up your own SDA data archive see the relevant documentation. For information on current SDA development efforts, see the projects page. Also, for recent events check the news.

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