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A Population Study of the Jewish Community of Rochester, 1986
Sponsor(s): Jewish Community Federation of Rochester
Study Dates: 1986
The 1986 Greater Rochester Jewish community study estimates that approximately 23,000 Jewish persons live in 10,800 Jewish households. The report (as Dr. Tobin did in many reports in the 1980s) stresses that 25,800 people live in these Jewish households - and are related to the Jewish person.
Individuals living in the household who are not related to the Jewish person are not included in the estimate of the total number of people in Jewish HH.
Adult Jewish Households in Rochester.
A triple screen was used: (1) Are you Jewish? )2) Is any member of the household Jewish? (3) was any member of the household born or raised as a Jew?"
The questionnaire (which was Appendix I in the Main Report) has been added in 2016.
Sample Size: 400
These data were gathered from 400 individuals in households that contained a person who defined herself or himself as a Jew (or was so described by the initial informant) - - or someone born or raised as a Jew.
300 Interviews were completed via random sampling from the Jewish Federation list.
100 interviews were completed from random sampling of telephone numbers (with a base universe of 10,000 RDD numbers).
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