"The GSS gathers data on contemporary American society in order to monitor and explain trends and constants in attitudes, behaviors, and attributes. Hundreds of trends have been tracked since 1972. In addition, since the GSS adopted questions from earlier surveys, trends can be followed for up to 80 years."
Comprehensive annual collection of statistics from all U.S. government agencies and select international and state statistics. This version published by the Census Bureau was discontinued after 2012. A new version published by ProQuest is also available.