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Caucasus Barometer 2012 Georgia

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.
Country: Georgia
Fieldwork Dates: October 26 2012 to November 18 2012

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Caucasus Barometer 2012 Georgia

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.
Country: Georgia
Fieldwork Dates: October 26 2012 to November 18 2012

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settelment type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural

AGEGROUP: Age group

Question text: Age group

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • 18 - 35
  • 36 - 55
  • 56+

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

ACTPBLM: Activities during last 6 months: Attended a public meeting

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Attended a public meeting

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTMEDIA: Activities during last 6 months: Sent a letter / called a newspaper, TV or radio

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Sent a letter / called a newspaper, TV or radio

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTINTNT: Activities during last 6 months: Made a comment in the Internet to a publication

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Made a comment in the Internet to a publication

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTREST: Activities during last 6 months: Went to a restaurant

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Went to a restaurant

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTCHAR: Activities during last 6 months: Made a contribution to a charity

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Made a contribution to a charity, including donations by sms and giving money to beggars.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTVLNT: Activities during last 6 months: Volunteered without compensation

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Volunteered without compensation

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTSPOR: Activities during last 6 months: Did sports/exercise/hiking

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Did sports/exercise/hiking

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTCHUR: Activities during last 6 months: Participated in a church choir

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Participated in a church choir

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTDNCH: Activities during last 6 months: Contributed to church/mosque

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Contributed to church/mosque

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTTHEA: Activities during last 6 months: Went to a theater/cinema

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Went to a theatre/cinema

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTRESDT: Activities during last 6 months: Helped to resolve a dispute

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Helped to resolve a dispute

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTCHORE: Activities during last 6 months: Helped a neighbor/friend with household chores

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Helped a neighbor/friend with household chores

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTCLEAN: Activities during last 6 months: Cleaned/helped to clean public space

Question text: I will read out a list of activities. Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Cleaned/helped to clean public space

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RATEHAP: How happy would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how happy would you say you are?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Extremely unhappy
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely happy
  • DK
  • RA

FEELTRUN: There are many people I can trust completely

Question text: To what extent each of the following statements describes your feelings? Please use this CARD, where '1' means Does not describe and '10' means Describes, again, please choose any number between 1 and 10, which best reflects your situation. - There are many people I can trust completely

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

FEELRLYN: There are plenty of people I can rely on

Question text: To what extent each of the following statements describes your feelings? Please use this CARD, where '1' means Does not describe and '10' means Describes, again, please choose any number between 1 and 10, which best reflects your situation. - There are plenty of people I can rely on

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

HLTHRAT: How would you rate your health?

Question text: Overall, how would you rate your health? Would you describe it as ...

Values:
  • Very poor
  • Poor
  • Fair
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

DISCPRPR: How often do you discuss private problems with friends/close relatives?

Question text: When you get together with you close relatives and friends, how often do you discuss each other's private problems?

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK/RA

FAMCLAB: Family member currently living abroad?

Question text: Do you have a family member or close relative currently living abroad, outside the borders of Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CLFRDAB: Close friends currently living abroad?

Question text: Do you have any close friends currently living abroad, outside the borders of Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FATEINLF: Perception of fatalism

Question text: Please tell me which comes closest to your view on this CARD, where '1' means Everything in life is determined by fate and '10' means People shape their fate themselves

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Everything in life is determined by fate
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • People shape their fate themselves
  • DK
  • RA

LIFESAT: Overall life satisfaction

Question text: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your own life as a whole nowadays?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not satisfied at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely satisfied
  • DK/RA

BUSINJEW: Approval of doing business with Jews

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Jews?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINUSA: Approval of doing business with Americans

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Americans?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINAZE: Approval of doing business with Azerbaijanis

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Azerbaijanis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINGRE: Approval of doing business with Greeks

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Greeks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINRUS: Approval of doing business with Russians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Russians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINARM: Approval of doing business with Armenians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Armenians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINTUR: Approval of doing business with Turks

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Turks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINGEO: Approval of doing business with Georgians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Georgians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINKUR: Approval of doing business with Kurds, Yezidis

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Kurds, Yezidis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINENG: Approval of doing business with English

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with English?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINABK: Approval of doing business with Abkhazians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Abkhazians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINOSS: Approval of doing business with Ossetians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Ossetians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINARG: Approval of doing business with Armenians living in Georgia

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Armenians living in Georgia?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINAZG: Approval of doing business with Azerbaijanis living in Georgia

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Azerbaijanis living in Georgia?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWJEW: Approval of women marrying Jews

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Jews?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWUSA: Approval of women marrying Americans

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Iranians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWAZE: Approval of women marrying Azerbaijanis

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Azerbaijanis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWGRE: Approval of women marrying Greeks

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Greeks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

MARWRUS: Approval of women marrying Russians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Russians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWARM: Approval of women marrying Armenians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Armenians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWTUR: Approval of women marrying Turks

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Turks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWGEO: Approval of women marrying Georgians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Georgians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWKUR: Approval of women marrying Kurds, Yezidis

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Kurds, Yezidis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWENG: Approval of women marrying English

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying English?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWABK: Approval of women marrying Abkhazians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Abkhazians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWOSS: Approval of women marrying Ossetians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Ossetians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

MARWARG: Approval of women marrying Armenians living in Georgia

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Armenians living in Georgia?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

MARWAZG: Approval of women marrying Azerbaijanis living in Georgia

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Azerbaijanis living in Georgia?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

EXPREP: Expectation: Close people will help repair apartment/house

Question text: Using this CARD, where '1' means Not at all likely and '10' means Very likely, please tell me, how much likely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Close people will help repair apartment/house

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

EXPILL: Expectation: Close people will take care when ill

Question text: Using this CARD, where '1' means Not at all likely and '10' means Very likely, please tell me, how much likely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Close people take care when ill

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

EXPMON: Expectation: Close people will lend money for two weeks for usual expenses

Question text: Using this CARD, where '1' means Not at all likely and '10' means Very likely, please tell me, how much likely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Close people lend money for two weeks for usual expenses

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

Question text: Do you have a job?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

UNEMYRS: Duration of unemployment

Question text: From which year have you not had a job?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed
The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • Never had a job
  • Less than 5 years
  • 6-10
  • 11-15
  • 16-20
  • Longer than 20 years
  • DK/RA

INTSTJOB: Interested in a job

Question text: Are you currently interested in a job, or not?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LOOKJOB: Looking for a job during the past 4 weeks

Question text: Have you been looking for a job during the past four weeks, or not?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed and were interested in finding a job

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBSTART: Able to start working within the next 14 days

Question text: If a suitable job were available, would you be able to start working within the next 14 days?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed, were interested in and were looking for the job

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WORKTYP: Status and type of primary workplace

Question text: Speaking about your primary place of employment only, which of the following best describes your status and the type of workplace?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
Following option was grouped with Other: Employee in a local or international non-governmental or non-profit organization

Values:
  • Own business without employees
  • Own business with employees
  • Employee in small family business
  • Employee in a medium/big private organization
  • Employee in a state organization
  • Employee in a foreign organization/business
  • Other
  • RA

WORKYRS: Duration of employment

Question text: From which year have you been working at this workplace?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1-5
  • 6-10
  • 11+
  • DK
  • RA

WORKSEC: Primary employment sector

Question text: Which of the following best describes the sector in which you work?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
Following options were grouped to Other: Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Real Estate, Property, Renting, Civil society / NGO, Mass media

Values:
  • Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, gas, water supply
  • Construction
  • Trade, Repair of vehicles/goods
  • Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes
  • Transport, Storage, Communication
  • Financial Intermediation/Banking
  • Government, Public Administration, Defense
  • Education
  • Healthcare, Social Work
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOBSATF: Overall job satisfaction

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how satisfied are you with your job?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Very dissatisfied
  • Somewhat dissatisfied
  • In the middle
  • Somewhat satisfied
  • Very satisfied
  • DK/RA

WORKVAL: I feel valued at work

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement - I feel valued at work

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

FAIRCOM: I am fairly compensated

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement - I am fairly compensated

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

JBNEEDED: I am doing something that many people need

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement - I am doing something that many people need

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

JOBINJ: I see injustices that take place at my workplace

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement - I see injustices that take place at my workplace

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

PERSINC: Personal income last month

Question text: Speaking about your personal monetary income last month, after all taxes are paid, to which of the following groups do you belong? Please think of all sources of income that you had last month

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51- 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • No personal income
  • DK
  • RA

SAVPERS: Do you have any personal savings?

Question text: Do you currently have any personal savings?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEBTPERS: Do you have any personal debts?

Question text: Do you currently have any personal debts?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWEMON: Does anybody owe you money?

Question text: Does anybody currently owe you any money?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

BANKACC: Do you have a bank account?

Question text: Do you currently have a bank account?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEWHHJOB: Anyone in the HH started a new job in the last 12 months?

Question text: Has anybody in your household started a new job during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBLOST: Anyone in the HH lost job in the last 12 month?

Question text: Has anybody in your household lost his/her job during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WORKRLT: Done unpaid or paid work for your family's or close relatives' business?

Question text: Have you done any unpaid or paid work for your family's or close relative's business for at least one hour within the past week?

Values:
  • Yes, I did unpaid work
  • Yes, I did paid work
  • No
  • DK/RA

GETJOBF: The most important factor for getting a good job

Question text: Which of the following factors do you consider most important for getting a good job in Georgia?

Note: Option Appearance was grouped with other

Values:
  • Age
  • Connections
  • Education
  • Hard work
  • Luck
  • Talent
  • Professional abilities, work experience
  • Doing favors for the 'right' people
  • Other
  • DK/RA

POLDIRN: Direction in which the country's domestic politics are going

Question text: There are different opinions regarding the direction in which Georgia's domestic politics are going. Which of the following would you personally agree with?

Values:
  • Politics is definitely going in the wrong direction
  • Politics is going mainly in the wrong direction
  • Politics does not change at all
  • Politics is going mainly in the right direction
  • Politics is definitely going in the right direction
  • DK
  • RA

QUALINF: How well TV journalists inform the population

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how well do you think TV journalists in Georgia inform the population about what is actually going on in Georgia?

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • Quite poorly
  • In the middle
  • Quite well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

TVSRVPP: TV journalists are serving interests of people like you

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, TV journalists in Georgia are serving interests of people like you?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Neutral
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK/RA

TRUHLTH: Trust - Healthcare system

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Healthcare system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUBANK: Trust - Banks

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Banks?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUEDUC: Trust - Educational system

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Educational system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUARMY: Trust - Army

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Army?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUCRTS: Trust - Court system

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Court system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNGOS: Trust - NGOs

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - NGOs?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPARL: Trust - Parliament

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Parliament?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUEXEC: Trust - Executive government

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Executive government (Prime minister and ministers)?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPRES: Trust - President

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - President?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPOLI: Trust - Police

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Police?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPPS: Trust - Political parties

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Political parties

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUMEDI: Trust - Media

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Media?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRULOCG: Trust - Local government

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Local government?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRURELI: Trust - Religious institutions respondent belongs to

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Religious institutions to which you belong?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUOMB: Trust - Ombudsman

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Ombudsman?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTEU: Trust - EU

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - European Union?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTUN: Trust - UN

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - United Nations?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

IMPISS1: Most important issue facing the country

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Georgia at the moment?

Note: Options corruption, unfairness of elections, not having NATO membership, political instability in the country, Violation of property rights ',low quality of education, rising prices/inflation, low wages and religious intolerance were grouped with other

Values:
  • Unaffordability of healthcare
  • Unfairness of courts
  • Violation of human rights
  • Unemployment
  • Lack of peace in the country
  • Low pensions
  • Poverty
  • Relations with Russia
  • Unsolved territorial conflicts
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

IMPISS2: Second most important issue facing the country

Question text: And tell me the second most important issue facing Georgia at the moment

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable optio
Options corruption, unfairness of courts, unfairness of elections, not having NATO membership, political instability in the country, violation of property rights, low quality of education, religious intolerance were grouped with other

Values:
  • Unaffordability of healthcare
  • Violation of human rights
  • Unemployment
  • Lack of peace in the country
  • Low pensions
  • Poverty
  • Relations with Russia
  • Rising prices / Inflation
  • Unsolved territorial conflicts
  • Low wages
  • Other
  • DK/RA

DISCPOL: How often do you discuss politics and current events with friends/close relatives

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives and friends, how often do you discuss politics / current affairs?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK
  • RA

PERSOTH: Trying to persuade others when holding a strong opinion about a political issue

Question text: When you hold a strong opinion about a political issue, how often do you try to persuade your friends, relatives, or neighbors to share your views?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK
  • RA

FAIRTRT: People are treated fairly by the government

Question text: Under the present government in Georgia, do you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree that people like yourself are treated fairly by the government?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

FREESPK: People have the right to openly say what they think

Question text: In Georgia today, do you think or not that people like yourself have the right to openly say what they think?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVTROL: Government should be like a parent VS Government should be like an employee

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: people are like children, the government should take care of them like a parent. Statement 2: government is like an employee, the people should be the bosses who control the government.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Government as parent - Strongly agree 2. Government as parent - Agree 3. Government as employee - Agree 4. Government as employee - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Parent, 3 and 4 to Employee, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK
  • RA

COMPETIT: Competition is good VS Competition is harmful

Question text: On this CARD, you see two opposite views. How would you place your views on this scale? Statement 1: competition is good. It stimulates people to work hard and develop new ideas. Statement 2: competition is harmful, it brings out the worst in people.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Competition is good
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Competition is harmful
  • DK
  • RA

OWNRSHP: Private ownership of business VS Government ownership of business

Question text: And how would you place your views on this scale? Statement 1: private ownership increased. Statement 2: government ownership increased

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Private ownership of business should be increased
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Government ownership of business should be increased
  • DK
  • RA

OBJCOUR: Court system favors some citizens VS treats all equally

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: The court system in Georgia favors some citizens over others. Statement 2: The court system in Georgia treats all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Court favours some citizens - Strongly agree 2. Court favours some citizens - Agree 3. Court treats everyone equally - Agree 4. Court treats everyone equally - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Partial 3 and 4 to Impartial, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Favors some citizens
  • Treats all equally
  • DK
  • RA

PROTEST: People should VS People should not participate in protest actions

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: people should participate in protest actions against the government, as this shows the government that the people are in charge. Statement 2: people should not participate in protest actions against the government, as it threatens stability in our country.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Participation in protests - Strongly agree 2. Participation in protests - Agree 3. Non-participation in protests - Agree 4. Non-participation in protests - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK

Values:
  • People should participate
  • People should not participate
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPRCP: Would you participate in presidential elections next Sunday?

Question text: If presidential elections were held next Sunday, would you participate in the elections or not?

Values:
  • Certainly not participate
  • Most probably not participate
  • Most probably participate
  • Certainly participate
  • DK/RA

VOTLELE: Did you vote in the most recent national elections?

Question text: Did you vote in the October 2012 parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ELCOND: Fairness of the most recent national elections

Question text: Would you say that Octover 2012 parliamentary election was conducted ...

Values:
  • Not at all fairly
  • To some extent fairly
  • Completely fairly
  • DK
  • RA

ICITLAW: Important for a good citizen - always obey laws

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen always obey laws?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

ICITGOV: Important for a good citizen - support the government on every occasion

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to support the government on every occasion?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

ICITVOTE: Important for a good citizen - vote in elections

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to vote in elections?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

ICITTRAD: Important for a good citizen - follow traditions

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to follow traditions?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

IMPGCVW: Important for a good citizen - do volunteer work

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to do volunteer work meeting the needs of the community without expecting any compensation?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

ICITHELP: Important for a good citizen - support people who are worse off

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to support people who are worse off than themselves?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

ICITOPP: Important for a good citizen - be critical towards the government

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to be critical towards the government?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK
  • RA

HLPETIT: Activities aimed to rise govt's awareness about healthcare - Sign a petition

Question text: Imagine there is an NGO working to raise government's awareness of the problem of affordability of high-quality healthcare for the citizens of Georgia. This NGO is planning several activities. How likely is it that you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Sign a petition

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK
  • RA

HLRALLY: Activities aimed to rise govt's awareness about healthcare - Attend a rally

Question text: Imagine there is an NGO working to raise government's awareness of the problem of affordability of high-quality healthcare for the citizens of Georgia. This NGO is planning several activities. How likely is it that you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Attend a rally

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK
  • RA

HLCAMP: Activities aimed to rise govt's awareness about healthcare - Door-to-door campain

Question text: Imagine there is an NGO working to raise government's awareness of the problem of affordability of high-quality healthcare for the citizens of Georgia. This NGO is planning several activities. How likely is it that you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Door-to-door campain

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK
  • RA

HLMONEY: Activities aimed to rise govt's awareness about healthcare - Donate money

Question text: Imagine there is an NGO working to raise government's awareness of the problem of affordability of high-quality healthcare for the citizens of Georgia. This NGO is planning several activities. How likely is it that you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Donate money

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK
  • RA

CNTRDEM: How much of a democracy is country today?

Question text: In your opinion, how much of a democracy is Georgia today? Is it ...

Values:
  • Not a democracy
  • A democracy but with major problems
  • A democracy but with minor problems
  • A full democracy
  • DK/RA

ATTDEM: Attitude towards democracy

Question text: Which of these three statements is closest to your own opinion?

Values:
  • Democracy is preferable to any other kind of government
  • Sometimes a non-democratic government can be preferable
  • For me it doesn't matter what kind of government will be
  • DK
  • RA

NATOSUPP: Support of country's membership in NATO

Question text: To what extent would you support Georgia's membership in NATO?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK
  • RA

EUSUPP: Support of country's membership in EU

Question text: Please tell me to what extent would you support Georgia's membership in the European Union?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK/RA

FRNDCNTR: Biggest friend of the country

Question text: In your opinion, which country is currently the biggest friend of Georgia?

Note: Following options: Greece, France, Turkey, Europe, Germany, Israel, Italy, latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Armenia, Abkhazia, Iran, Ossetia, European Union, Western Countries, Spain, Serbia, Ourselves, All countries were grouped with other

Values:
  • USA
  • Azerbaijan
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Other
  • No one
  • DK
  • RA

ENEMCNTR: Biggest enemy of the country

Question text: In your opinion, which country is currently the biggest enemy of Georgia?

Note: Following options: Azerbaijan, China, Germany, Armenia, Abkhazia, Iran, Ossetia, All muslim countries, Chechnya, Ourselves, NATO, All countries were grouped with other

Values:
  • USA
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • Other
  • No one
  • DK
  • RA

STLN1: Words best describing respondent's attitudes towards Stalin

Question text: Which of the words from this CARD best describes your attitude towards Stalin?

Values:
  • Admiration
  • Respect
  • Sympathy
  • Indifference
  • Antipathy, irritation
  • Fear
  • Disgust, hatred
  • I don't know who Stalin is
  • DK
  • RA

STLN2: Would you like to live and work in a country ruled by the person like Stalin?

Question text: Would you like to live and work in a country ruled by the person like Stalin?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Definitely yes
  • Probably yes
  • Probably no
  • Definitely no
  • DK
  • RA

STLN3_1: Stalin was a wise leader who brought power and prosperity to the Soviet Union

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statements: Stalin was a wise leader who brought power and prosperity to the Soviet union

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Mostly agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

STLN3_2: Under Stalin's leadership the Soviet people won the Great Patriotic War

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statements: For all Stalin's mistakes and misdeeds, the most important thing is that under is leadership the Soviet people won the Great Patriotic War

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Mostly agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

STLN3_3: Stalin was a cruel tyrant, responsible for the deaths of millions

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statements: Stalin was a cruel, inhuman tyrant, responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent people

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Mostly agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

STLN3_4: Our people will always have need of a leader like Stalin

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statements: Our people will always have need of a leader like Stalin, who will come and restore order

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Mostly agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

STLN4: Stalin's repressions were political crime VS politically necessary

Question text: Which of the following opinions about Stalin's acts of repression would you agree with most?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Repressions were political crime
  • Repressions were politically necessary
  • DK
  • RA

STLN5: Can the sacrifice of the Soviet people justified by the results achieved?

Question text: In your opinion, can the sacrifices of the Soviet people under the rule of Stalin be justified by the results achieved in the short period of time? Do you think they can be...

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know who Stalin is

Values:
  • Definitely justified
  • Justified to a certain extent
  • Definitely cannot be justified
  • DK
  • RA

ETHNIC: Respondent's ethnicity

Question text: There are a number of ethnic groups living in Azerbaijan. Which ethnic group do you consider yourself a part of?

Note: Following options: Other Caucasian and Rusian were grouped with Other ethnicity

Values:
  • Armenian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Georgian
  • Other ethnicity
  • DK

KNOWRUS: Knowledge of Russian

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Russian

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

KNOWENG: Knowledge of English

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: English

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

COMPABL: Knowledge of computer

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: computer (Microsoft Office programs, excluding games)

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

Question text: How often do you use the Internet?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I don't know what the Internet is
  • DK/RA

NOINTWHY: Main reason for not using Internet

Question text: What is the main reason why you do not use the Internet?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who never use the internet
Following options using the Internet would be a threat to privacy, Internet is too expensive, Connection is too slow, the Internet is distasteful or immoral, I do not need the internet, no access to the Internet were grouped with other

Values:
  • No phone line or modem or way to connect
  • I don't know how to use it
  • Not interested in / Don't want to use the Internet
  • No access to computer
  • I don't have time
  • I do not need the Internet
  • No access to the Internet
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INTACEM: Most frequent Internet activity - Receive / send emails

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Receive / send emails

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTASCNA: Most frequent Internet activity - Use social networking sites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Use social networking sites

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTASKY: Most frequent Internet activity - Use Skype

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Use Skype

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTAIMSG: Most frequent Internet activity - Use instant messenger (EXCEPT Skype)

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Use instant messenger (EXCEPT Skype)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACFD: Most frequent Internet activity - Engage in forum discussions

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Engage in forum discussions

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACBL: Most frequent Internet activity - Write / read other's blogs

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Write a blog / read other's blogs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACIN: Most frequent Internet activity - Search for information

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Search for information (Google, Wiki, etc.)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACSH: Most frequent Internet activity - Shop

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Shop

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACNW: Most frequent Internet activity - Read / listen to / watch the news

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Read / listen to / watch the news apart from social networking sites

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACEN: Most frequent Internet activity - Download / Listen / Watch music/videos

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Download / Listen to / Watch music/videos/movies

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACGM: Most frequent Internet activity - Play online games

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Play online games

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACDW: Most frequent Internet activity - Visit dating websites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Visit dating websites

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACOT: Most frequent Internet activity - Other

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

FLMANDSC: Any foreign language mandatory at schools?

Question text: Which foreign language, if any, do you think should be mandatory in secondary schools of Georgia?

Values:
  • No foreign language should be mandatory
  • English
  • Russian
  • Other foreign language
  • DK/RA

QUALSCH: During the last 5 years, quality of secondary education ...

Question text: In your opinion, how has the quality of education in Georgia's public secondary schools changed during the last 5 years?

Values:
  • Worsened a lot
  • Worsened
  • Remained the same
  • Improved
  • Improved a lot
  • DK/RA

IDEALNCH: Ideal number of children per family?

Question text: What do you think is the ideal number of children per family in Azerbaijan?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six or more
  • DK/RA

RELGION: Respondent's religion

Question text: Which religion or denomination, if any, do you consider yourself belong to?

Note: Options Sunni Islam and Shia Islam were grouped with islam. Options Roman Catholic Church, protestant Church, Other Christian Church or group were grouped with Other, the original dataset contains variable called RELGNEW

Values:
  • Armenian Apostolic Church
  • Georgian, Russian or Greek Orthodox Church
  • Islam
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

RELIMP: How important is religion in your daily life?

Question text: How important is religion in your daily life?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who consider themselves as the members of any religious denomination

Values:
  • Not at all important
  • Not very important
  • Rather important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

RELSERV: Frequency of attendance of religious services

Question text: Apart from special occasions such as weddings and funerals, about how often do you attend religious services nowadays?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who consider themselves as the members of any religious denomination

Values:
  • Onec a week or more often
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special holidays
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

RELFAST: Frequency of fasting when required by religious traditions

Question text: How often do you fast when it is required by your religious traditions?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who consider themselves as the members of any religious denomination

Values:
  • Always fast
  • Often fast
  • Sometimes fast
  • Rarely fast
  • Never fast
  • DK/RA

RLGIOUS: How religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who consider themselves as the members of any religious denomination
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not at all religious
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very religious
  • DK/RA

ARDA11: How often do you have contact with members of Armenian Apostolic Church?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - Armenian Apostolic Church

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA12: How often do you have contact with members of Orthodox Church?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - Georgian, Russian or Greek Orthodox Church

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA13: How often do you have contact with Judaists?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - Judaists

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA14: How often do you have contact with Shia muslims?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - Shia muslims

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA15: How often do you have contact with Sunni muslims?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - Sunni muslims

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA16: How often do you have contact with atheists?

Question text: About how often do you personally have contact with members of the following religious groups? - atheists

Values:
  • Never or almost never
  • A few times each year
  • A few times each month
  • A few times each week
  • Every day
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA21: Reaction on family member doing business with Armenian Apostolic church members?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - Armenian Apostolic Church

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA22: Reaction on family member doing business with members of Orthodox Church?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - Georgian, Russian or Greek Orthodox Church

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA23: Reaction on family member doing business with Judaists?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - Judaists

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA24: Reaction on family member doing business with Shia muslims?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - Shia muslims

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA25: Reaction on family member doing business with Sunni muslims?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - Sunni muslims

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA26: Reaction on family member doing business with atheists?

Question text: How would you react if a family member did business with a member of the following religious group? - atheists

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA31: Reaction on family member marrying member of Armenian Apostolic Church?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - Armenian Apostolic Church

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA32: React on family member marrying member of Orthodox Church?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - Georgian, Russian or Greek Orthodox Church

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA33: Reaction on family member marrying Judaist?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - Judaists

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA34: Reaction on family member marrying Shia muslim?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - Shia muslims

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA35: Reaction on family member marrying Sunni muslim?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - Sunni muslims

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA36: Reaction on family member marrying an atheist?

Question text: And how would you react if a family member married a member of the following religious group? - atheists

Values:
  • Strongly object
  • Somewhat object
  • Object a little
  • Not object at all
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA41: Agree or disagree - God is angered by my sins

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God is angered by my sins

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA42: Agree or disagree - God rewards the faithful with major successes

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God rewards the faithful with major successes

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA43: Agree or disagree - God punishes sinners with terrible woes

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God punishes sinners with terrible woes

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA44: Agree or disagree - God clearly shows the difference between right and wrong

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God clearly shows the difference between right and wrong

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA45: Agree or disagree - God is directly involved in world affairs

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God is directly involved in world affairs

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA46: Agree or disagree - God is directly involved in my affairs

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? - God is directly involved in my affairs

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Disagree
  • Undecided
  • Agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA51: Describes or not: God is distant

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is distant

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA52: Describes or not: God is ever-present

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is ever-present

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA53: Describes or not: God is forgiving

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is forgiving

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA54: Describes or not: God is loving

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is loving

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA55: Describes or not: God is punishing

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is punishing

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ARDA56: Describes or not: God is wrathful

Question text: How well do you feel that each of the following words describes God? - God is wrathful

Values:
  • Not at all
  • Not very well
  • Undecided
  • Somewhat well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

MIGSHRT: Interested in temporary emigration?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia for a certain period of time to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

EMIGRAT: Interested in permanent emigration?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia forever to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

PAYBRIB: Paid a bribe during the last 12 months

Question text: Have you or any member of your household been in a situation during the last 12 months when you/they had to pay a bribe in order to get a service or to obtain preferential treatment or consideration?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RESPEDU: Respondent's education

Question text: Respondent's education

Note: The question was recoded. Options No primary education, Primary education, Incomplete secondary education, Secondary education were grouped to Secondary or lower, Incomplete higher education, Completed higher education and Post-graduate degree were grouped to Higher than secondary

Values:
  • Secondary or lower
  • Secondary technical
  • Higher than secondary
  • DK
  • RA

RESPMAR: Respondent's marital status

Question text: Respondent's marital status

Note: The question was recoded. Options Separated and Divorced were grouped.

Values:
  • Never married
  • Married: official state marriage only, no religious ceremony
  • Married: religious ceremony only, not registered with state
  • Married: both state marriage and religious ceremony
  • Cohabiting without civil or religious marriage
  • Divorced/Separated
  • Widow/Widower
  • DK
  • RA

ECONSTN: Assessment of HH's economic situation

Question text: Which of the following statements best describes the current economic situation of your household?

Values:
  • Not enough money for food
  • Enough money for food only, but not for clothes
  • Enough money food and clothes, but not for expensive durable
  • Enough money for some durables, fridge, etc.
  • Enough money for everything needed
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns color television

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNDIGC: HH owns - Digital photo camera

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns digital photo camera

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNDVDP: HH owns - DVD player

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns DVD player

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns refrigerator

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns air conditioner

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns car

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNLNDP: HH owns - Landline phone

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns land line phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

OWNCELL: HH owns - Cell phone

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns cell phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CELLINT: HH owns - Activated Internet access from cell phone

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns activated Internet access from your personal cell phone

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who owned cell phones

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

WEBHOME: HH has internet access from the home computer/laptop

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns Internet access from your home computer

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who owned personal computers

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMBRED: Does HH limit consumption of bread, pasta?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Bread, pasta

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMMILK: Does HH limit consumption of butter, milk?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Butter, milk

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOUL: Does HH limit consumption of poultry?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Poultry / Chicken meat

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMBEEF: Does HH limit consumption of beef?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Beef

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

LIMPORK: Does HH limit consumption of pork?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Pork

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

LIMFISH: Does HH limit consumption of fish?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Fish

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMVEGS: Does HH limit consumption of fruit, vegetables?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Fruit, vegetables, EXCEPT potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOTA: Does HH limit consumption of potatoes?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMSWEE: Does HH limit consumption of sweets and chocolates?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Sweets and chocolates

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMELEC: Does HH limit consumption of electricity?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Electricity

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMGASS: Does HH limit consumption of gas?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Gas

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

LIMTRAN: Does HH limit consumption of transportation?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties - Transportation

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NOMONFD: Not enough money to buy food for past 12 months

Question text: Speaking about the past 12 months, how often did it happen that you did not have enough money to buy the food you or your family needed?

Values:
  • Every day
  • Every week
  • Every month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATBR: Respondent would never eat - Bread, pasta

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Bread, pasta

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATBM: Respondent would never eat - Butter, milk

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Butter, milk

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATCH: Respondent would never eat - Poultry

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Poultry / Chicken meat

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATBEE: Respondent would never eat - Beef

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Beef

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATPRK: Respondent would never eat - Pork

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Pork

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATFI: Respondent would never eat - Fish

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Fish

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATFR: Respondent would never eat - Fruit

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Fruit

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATVE: Respondent would never eat - Vegetables, except potatoes

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Vegetables, except potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATPO: Respondent would never eat - Potatoes

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NOEATSWE: Respondent would never eat - Sweets and Chocolate

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat? - Sweets and Chocolate

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

MONYTOT: HH monetary income last month

Question text: Household income is a sum of monetary income of all household members. Speaking about monetary income of all your household members last month, to which of the following groups does your household belong?

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to More than USD 400: USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200, More than USD 1200

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51- 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • DK
  • RA

SPENDMO: HH spending last month

Question text: Please tell me your household's spending last month?

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to More than USD 400: USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200, More than USD 1200

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51- 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • DK
  • RA

FOODDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for food

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to buy food? Have you borrowed money ...

Note: Option Each week was grouped to Each month

Values:
  • Each month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

UTILDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for utilities

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to pay for utilities? Have you borrowed money ...

Values:
  • Each week
  • Each month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

CURRUNG: Current perceived economic rung

Question text: Let's imagine there is a 10-step ladder reflecting the economic standing of all households in Georgia today. The first rung of this ladder corresponds to the lowest possible economic position in society, while the 10th rung corresponds to the highest possible position. On which rung of this ladder do you think your household currently stands?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK/RA

FUTRUNG: Perceived economic rung in 5 years

Question text: On which rung of this ladder do you think your household will be standing 5 years from now?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK
  • RA

RELCOND: Perceived relative economic condition

Question text: Relative to most of the households around you, would you describe the current economic condition of your household as ...

Values:
  • Very poor
  • Poor
  • Fair
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

MININCN: Minimal monthly income for normal life (in USD)

Question text: What is the minimal monthly income that would enable your household live a normal life?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • 250 or less
  • 251-500
  • 501-1000
  • 1001-2500
  • 2501 or more
  • DK/RA

CHLDFIN: Expected financial situation of children

Question text: Do you think your children will be better off or worse off financially than you are when they are your age?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Worse off
  • The same
  • Better off
  • DK/RA

LISTENO: Did anybody else listen the interview?

Question text: Was anybody but you and the respondent him/herself able to listen to the respondent's answers during the interview?

Values:
  • During the entire interview
  • Most of the time
  • While answering questions for section A or C
  • Not less than half of the interview except section A or C
  • For only a few questions except for section A or C
  • No
  • RA

FRQDIST: Frequency of respondent being distracted

Question text: How often was the respondent distracted during the interview?

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (fewer than ten)
  • For some questions, but not that many
  • For a substantial number of questions, but less than half
  • Throughout most of the interview, or through the entire interview

FRQKNOW: Respondent lacking knowledge in questions asked

Question text: How often did you feel that the respondent lacked knowledge about the questions you asked?

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (fewer than ten)
  • For some questions, but not that many
  • For a substantial number of questions, but less than half
  • Throughout most of the interview, or through the entire interview

FRQRLCT: Frequency of respondent being reluctant

Question text: How often did you feel the respondent was reluctant to answer the questions?

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (fewer than ten)
  • For some questions, but not that many
  • For a substantial number of questions, but less than half
  • Throughout most of the interview, or through the entire interview

RESPINL: Respondent's level of intelligence

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate the respondent's level of intelligence?

Values:
  • Not at all intelligent
  • Not very intelligent
  • Average
  • Intelligent
  • Very intelligent

RESPTIR: How tired was respondent at the end of the interview?

Question text: How tired was the respondent in the end of the interview?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Very tired
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Not at all tired

HHSIZE: Total number of all household members

Question text: Total number of all household members

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

HHASIZE: Total number of adult household members

Question text: Total number of adult household members

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

INTLANG: Interview language

Question text: Interview language

Values:
  • Armenian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Georgian
  • RA

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