Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Media survey in Georgia, 2009

The survey investigates public views and preferences on the media sources and assess political pluralism of media sources and perceived impartiality of journalists and media managers

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Media survey in Georgia, 2009

The survey investigates public views and preferences on the media sources and assess political pluralism of media sources and perceived impartiality of journalists and media managers

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SETTYPE: Settlement type (capital, non-capital)

Question text:

Values:
  • Capital
  • Non-capital

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text:

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age groups

Question text:

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56 or older

FREETFRN: What do you do in your free time? - Spend with friends/family

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Spend with friends/family

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETBOK: What do you do in your free time? - Read a book

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Read a book

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETPAP: What do you do in your free time? - Read a newspaper

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Read a newspaper/newsmagazine

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETMUS: What do you do in your free time? - Listen to music

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Listen to music

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETWTV: What do you do in your free time? - Watch TV

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Watch TV

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETEXC: What do you do in your free time? - Excursions/sightseeing

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Excursions/sightseeing

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETBAR: What do you do in your free time? - Go to a restaurant/bar/club

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Go to a restaurant/bar/club

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETGRD: What do you do in your free time? - Gardening

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Gardening

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETSHP: What do you do in your free time? - Shopping

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Shopping

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETSPO: What do you do in your free time? - Sports/exercise

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Sports/exercise

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETART: What do you do in your free time? - Arts and crafts

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Arts and crafts

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETMOV: What do you do in your free time? - Go to a cinema/theater

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Go to a cinema/theater

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETGAL: What do you do in your free time? - Go to a museum/exhibition

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Go to a museum/exhibition

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETPCG: What do you do in your free time? - Play computer games

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Play computer games

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETINT: What do you do in your free time? - Surf the Internet

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Internet/e-mailing

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETNAP: What do you do in your free time? - Sleep

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Sleeping

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETBRJ: What do you do in your free time? - Hang out

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Hanging out

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

FREETOTH: What do you do in your free time? - Other

Question text: Please tell me what you usually do in your free time - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Have no free time
  • DK/RA

INFSOU1: Main source of information about current events in Georgia

Question text: What are your main sources of information for receiving news about current events in Georgia? Please tell me which one is your first main source of information.

Values:
  • Colleagues
  • Family members
  • Neighbors, friends
  • Internet
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INFSOU2: Second source of information about current events in Georgia

Question text: What are your main sources of information for receiving news about current events in Georgia? Please tell me which one is your second main source of information.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Colleagues
  • Family members
  • Neighbors, friends
  • Internet
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

INFOINT: Receive information from the Internet

Question text: How often do you usually use internet to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOLTV: Receive information from local TV

Question text: How often do you usually use local TV channels to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFONTV: Receive information from national TV

Question text: How often do you usually use national TV channels to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFORUTV: Receive information from Russian TV

Question text: How often do you usually use Russian TV channels to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOITV: Receive information from international TV

Question text: How often do you usually use international TV channels to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOLRAD: Receive information from local radio stations

Question text: How often do you usually use local radio stations to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFONRAD: Receive information from national radio

Question text: How often do you usually use national radio channels to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFODPAP: Receive information from national daily newspapers

Question text: How often do you usually use national daily newspapers to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOWPAP: Receive information from national weekly newspapers

Question text: How often do you usually use national weekly newspapers to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOWMAG: Receive information from national weekly magazines

Question text: How often do you usually use national weekly magazines to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOLPAP: Receive information from local newspapers

Question text: How often do you usually use local newspapers to receive information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Everyday
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

QUALINF: Journalist infom the population on current events in Georgia

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how well do you think Georgian journalists inform the population about current events in Georgia?

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

QUALINFW: Journalist infom the population on current events in the world

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how well do you think Georgian journalists inform the population about current world events?

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

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

QUALINFL: Journalist infom the population on current events in own locality

Question text: How well do you think Georgian journalists inform the population about current events in your region/city?

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

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

TVSRVPP: Georgian journalists serve interests of people like you?

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

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

TVSRVGOV: Georgian journalists serve interests of the government?

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, Georgian journalists are serving the interests of the government?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

FREESPEECH: Is there freedom of speech in the Georgian media?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? - 1. There is no freedom of speech in Georgia nowadays, journalists report the way they are told to. 2. Georgian journalists enjoy freedom of speech and report unbiased news about current affairs in the country.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to No, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to Yes.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVHCARE: Journalists should investigate how healthcare programs work

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think healthcare programs should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVCOURT: Journalists should investigate how courts work

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think courts should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVELECT: Journalists should investigate how elections are conducted

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think elections should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVHUMR: Journalists should investigate how human rights are protected

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think human rights should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVFSPE: Journalists should investigate how freedom of speech is protected

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think freedom of speech should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVDEAL: Journalists should investigate deals between Georgian political leaders

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think deals between political leaders should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPOV: Journalists should investigate how poverty reduction programs work

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think poverty reduction programs should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPROP: Journalists should investigate how property rights are protected

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think poverty rights should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVEDU: Journalists should investigate how educational reforms are implemented

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think education reform should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVGERU: Journalists should investigate political interests of Russia

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think Russia's political interests in Georgia should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVINFL: Journalists should investigate reasons of inflation

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think reasons for inflation should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVABSO: Journalists should investigate the situation in conflict regions

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPOLCH: Journalists should investigate the relationship between politicians and church

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think relations between politicians and church should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVARMY: Journalists should investigate the situation in the Georgian Army

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think situation in the Georgian army should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPLIFE: Journalists should investigate personal lives of leading politicians

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think personal life of leading politicans should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVNGO: Journalists should investigate how NGOs work in Georgia

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think work of nongovernmental organizations in Georgia should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPRIS: Journalists should investigate the situation in Georgian prisons

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think situation in Georgian prisons should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPBUS: Journalists should investigate business interests of leading politicians

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think business interests of leading politicans should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVCORR: Journalists should investigate corruption of high-level officials

Question text: Please tell me whether or not you think corruption of high-ranking officials should be investigated by journalists?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

POLCOMP: How often do you feel it is hard to understand Georgia's politics?

Question text: How often do domestic politics in Georgia seem so complicated that you can't really understand what is going on?

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

Values:
  • Very rarely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very frequently
  • DK
  • RA

FUTOWN: The future of Georgia is in Georgian people's hands

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that the future of Georgia is in Georgian people's hands?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NOCHANGE: Despite the state system nothing will change in Georgia

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that no matter what the Georgian state system is, nothing will ever change in Georgia?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

GOVMED: Does the government have the right to check what information is to be reported?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? - 1. The government has the right to check prior to publication what information is to be reported by the media, if the government thinks it threatens state interests. 2. The government does not have the right to check prior to publication any of the information to be reported by the media, since journalists should decide themselves what to publish.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Yes, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to No.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMNOW: Georgia is a democratic country

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, Georgia is a democratic country?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

INVWAR: Should journalists investigate August 2008 events?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. Journalists should not investigate the Georgian government's actions during the Georgia-Russia war in August 2008, since their findings may be detrimental to Georgia's national security. 2. Journalists should investigate the Georgian government's actions during the Georgia-Russia war in August 2008, since citizens of Georgia have the right to know the truth.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to No, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to Yes.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

TFIMPEACH: The parliament has the right to impeach the president

Question text: According to the Constitution of Georgia, the Parliament has the right to impeach the President if the parliamentary majority thinks he/she cannot cope with the tasks.

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK
  • RA

TFDISOMB: The president of Georgia has recently dismissed the ombudsmen Sozar Subari

Question text: The President of Georgia has recently dismissed the Ombudsman (Public Defender).

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

TFINGRGPB: Inga Grigolia has been appointed as the director of GPB

Question text: Ms. Inga Grigolia has been recently appointed as the director of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB).

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

TFKAOWN: Kakha Kaladze scored two own goals against Italy

Question text: In the beginning of September, Kakha Kaladze scored two own goals in the Georgian national football team's match against Italy.

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

CONCHAIR: Who chairs the Georgian State Constitutional Commission?

Question text: Who chairs the Georgian State Constitutional Commission?

Note: The question was recoded. Wrong options were grouped.

Values:
  • Avtandil Demetrashvili
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

INDRECVE: Venezuela recoginzed the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Question text: Which countries have officially recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia? - Venezuela

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INDRECRU: Russia recoginzed the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Question text: Which countries have officially recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia? - Russia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INDRECNI: Nicaragua recoginzed the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Question text: Which countries have officially recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia? - Nicaragua

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

PARLMEM: How many members are there in the Georgian Parliament?

Question text: How many members are there in the Georgian Parliament?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • Right number (150)
  • Wrong number
  • DK
  • RA

TFGIRGREL: President released those convicted of Girgvliani's murder

Question text: President Saakashvili released those convicted of Sandro Girgvliani's murder before the end of their sentences

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK
  • RA

PAPDET: Georgian newspapers determine what people think

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, Georgian newspapers/magazines determine what people in Georgia think about ongoing events?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

PAPTIME: Time spent daily on reading news in Georgian newspapers

Question text: Not counting electronic publications, on an average week day how much time do you spend reading news in Georgian newspapers/magazines about politics and current events in Georgia?

Values:
  • Less than 30 minutes
  • 30 minutes - 1 hour
  • 1 hour - 1.5 hours
  • 1.5 hours - 2 hours
  • 2 hours - 2.5 hours
  • 2.5 hours - 3 hours
  • More than 3 hours
  • Read, but not daily
  • Do not read at all
  • DK/RA

DOMDPAP: Get news on Georgia from national daily papers

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from national daily newspapers?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

DOMWPAP: Get news on Georgia from national weekly papers

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from national weekly newspapers, such as Kvivris Palitra, Asaval-Dasavali, etc.?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DOMWMAG: Get news on Georgia from national weekly magazines

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from national weekly news magazines, such as Gza, Sarke, etc.?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DOMLPAP: Get news on Georgia from local papers

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from local newspapers in your area?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCDPAP: Get news on your area from national daily papers

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from national daily newspapers?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCWPAP: Get news on your area from national weekly papers

Question text: How often do you get local news from national weekly newspapers, such as Kvivris Palitra, Asaval-Dasavali, etc.?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCWMAG: Get news on your area from national weekly magazines

Question text: How often do you get local news from national weekly news magazines, such as Gza, Sarke, etc.?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCLPAP: Get news on your area from local papers

Question text: How often do you get local news from local newspapers in your area?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DPAPWHY: Why don't you read national daily newspapers?

Question text: What is the main reason you do not read national daily newspapers or news magazines?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not read newspapers/newsmagazines.
The question was recoded. Options Prefer to get information from friends, Newspapers provide information with a delay, Newspapers do not provide accurate information were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • No newspapers in my area
  • Have no time
  • Have no trust
  • Have no money
  • Not interested
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

WPAPWHY: Why don't you read national weekly newspapers?

Question text: What are the main reasons you do not read national weekly newspapers or news magazines?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not read newspapers/newsmagazines.
The question was recoded. Options Prefer to get information from friends, Newspapers provide information with a delay, Newspapers do not provide accurate information were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • No newspapers in my area
  • Have no time
  • Have no trust
  • Have no money
  • Not interested
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

DPAPPAY: How much would you pay for a daily newspaper?

Question text: Please tell me how much would you be willing to pay for a national daily newspaper?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not read newspapers.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • 20 Tetri or less
  • 21 - 50 Tetri
  • More than 50 Tetri
  • Would not buy anyway
  • DK/RA

WPAPPAY: How much would you pay for a weekly newspaper?

Question text: How much would you be willing to pay for a national weekly newspaper?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not read newspapers.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • 20 Tetri or less
  • 21 - 50 Tetri
  • More than 50 Tetri
  • Would not buy anyway
  • DK/RA

LPAPPAY: How much would you pay for a local newspaper?

Question text: How much would you be willing to pay for a local newspaper in your area?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not read newspapers.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • 20 Tetri or less
  • 21 - 50 Tetri
  • More than 50 Tetri
  • Would not buy anyway
  • DK/RA

RADIODET: News on radio determine what people think

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, news programs on radio in Georgia determine what people think about current events?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

RADIOHIS: Radio programs listened - History

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-History

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOSCI: Radio programs listened - Science

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Science

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOART: Radio programs listened - Art

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Art

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIONNW: Radio programs listened - News on national radio

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-News on national radio stations

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIORNW: Radio programs listened - News on regional radio

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-News on local/regional radio stations

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOPOL: Radio programs listened - Other political programs

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Other political programs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOQUI: Radio programs listened - Quiz shows

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Quiz shows

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOEDU: Radio programs listened - Education

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Education

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOBUS: Radio programs listened - Business

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Business

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOFOD: Radio programs listened - Food and cookery

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Food & Cookery

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOPOP: Radio programs listened - Popular music

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Popular music programs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOCLS: Radio programs listened - Classical music

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Classical music programs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOREL: Radio programs listened - Religion

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Religious programs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOSPO: Radio programs listened - Sports

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Sports

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOOTH: Radio programs listened - Other

Question text: What kind of radio programs do you usually listen to at least once a week?-Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not listen to radio
  • DK/RA

RADIOTIME: Time spent daily listening to news on radio

Question text: How much time do you spend, on an average weekday, listening to programs about politics and current affairs in Georgia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen to radio.

Values:
  • Less than 30 minutes
  • 30 minutes - 1 hour
  • 1 hour - 1.5 hours
  • 1.5 hours - 2 hours
  • 2 hours - 2.5 hours
  • 2.5 hours - 3 hours
  • More than 3 hours
  • Listen, but not daily
  • No time at all
  • DK/RA

DOMLRAD: Get news about current events from regional radio

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From local radio stations in your area

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DOMNRAD: Get news about current events from national radio

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From national radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DOMFRAD: Get news about current events from foreign radio

Question text: How often do you get domestic news about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From foreign radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCLRAD: Get local news from regional radio

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From local radio stations in your area

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCNRAD: Get local news from national radio

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From national radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCFRAD: Get local news from foreign radio

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From foreign radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who listen and receive news from radio.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

NRADWHY: Why don't you listen to the national radio stations?

Question text: What are the main reasons you do not listen to the national radio stations?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not listen to radio.
The question was recoded. Options Prefer to get information from friends, Radio stations provide information with a delay, Have no trust were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • No reception
  • These radio stations provide information with a delay
  • Have no time
  • Have no radio
  • Not interested
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

LRADWHY: Why don't you listen to the regional radio stations?

Question text: What are the main reasons you do not listen to the local radio stations?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not listen to radio.
The question was recoded. Options Prefer to get information from friends, Radio stations provide information with a delay, Have no trust were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • No reception
  • These radio stations provide information with a delay
  • Have no time
  • Have no radio
  • Not interested
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

TVDET: Television determines what people think about current events

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, television in Georgia determines what people think about current events?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

TVHIS: Watch at least once a week - History

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-History

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVWIL: Watch at least once a week - Nature

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Wildlife

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVNAT: Watch at least once a week - News on national TV channels

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-News on national TV stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVLOC: Watch at least once a week - News on local TV channels

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-News on regional or local TV stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVTAL: Watch at least once a week - Political talk-shows

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Political talk shows

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVQUI: Watch at least once a week - Quiz shows

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Quiz shows

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVSOA: Watch at least once a week - Soap operas

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Soap operas

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVMOV: Watch at least once a week - Movies

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Films

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVSCI: Watch at least once a week - Science

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Science

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVART: Watch at least once a week - Art

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Art

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVEDU: Watch at least once a week - Education

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Education

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVBUS: Watch at least once a week - Business

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Business

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVCOM: Watch at least once a week - Comedy shows

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week-Comedy shows

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVFOD: Watch at least once a week - Food and Cookery

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Food & Cookery

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVHOM: Watch at least once a week - Home and DIY

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Home & DIY

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVPOP: Watch at least once a week - Popular music

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Popular music programs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVCLS: Watch at least once a week - Classical music

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Classical music programs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVREL: Watch at least once a week - Religion

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Religious programs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVCHL: Watch at least once a week - Children's programs and animation

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Children's programs and animation

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVSPO: Watch at least once a week - Sport

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Sports

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVREA: Watch at least once a week - Reality shows

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Reality TV programs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVMIL: Watch at least once a week - Military programs

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Military programs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVOTH: Watch at least once a week - Other

Question text: What kind of TV programs do you usually watch at least once per week?-Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

NUMTV: Number of working TV sets in the household

Question text: How many TV sets do you have in this dwelling that are in normal working condition?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three or more
  • None
  • DK/RA

TVCONNCT: TV set in the dwelling connected to a satellite or a cable

Question text: Are any of the TV sets in your household connected to a system such as satellite or cable?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

TVGEADJ: Reception for Adjara TV

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Adjara TV

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEALA: Reception for Alania

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Alania

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEIMD: Reception for Imedi

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Imedi

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEKAVK: Reception for Kavkasia

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Kavkasia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGER2: Reception for Rustavi 2

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Rustavi 2

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEGPB1: Reception for GPB

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-GPB

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEGPB2: Reception for 2nd Channel

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Second Channel

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEMAES: Reception for Maestro

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Maestro

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGESAK: Reception for Sakartvelo

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Sakartvelo

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEMZE: Reception for Mze

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Mze

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGE1ST: Reception for Pirveli Stereo

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Pirveli Stereo

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGELOC: Reception for Local channel

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Local (regional) Channel

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEOTH: Reception for other channel

Question text: Please name all Georgian TV channels you have reception for that broadcast news and/or shows related to current events in the country-Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned

GINFOLTV: Information about current events from local TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From local TV channels in your area

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

GINFONTV: Information about current events from national TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From national TV channels

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

GINFORUTV: Information about current events from Russian TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From Russian TV channels

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

GINFOITV: Information about current events from foreign TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from each of the following sources?-From international TV channels (BBC, CNN, etc.)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCLTV: Frequency of receiving local news from local TV

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From local TV channels in your area

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCNTV: Frequency of receiving local news from national TV

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From national TV channels

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCRUTV: Frequency of receiving local news from Russian TV

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From Russian TV channels

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

LOCFTV: Frequency of receiving local news from foreign TV

Question text: How often do you get local news about your area from each of the following sources?-From international TV channels (BBC, CNN, etc.)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

ATIMEHCARE: National TV coverage of healthcare

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Healthcare

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMECORR: National TV coverage of corruption

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Corruption

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMECOURT: National TV coverage of court system

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Court system

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEELECT: National TV coverage of elections

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Elections

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEHUMR: National TV coverage of human rights

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Human rights

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEFSPE: National TV coverage of freedom of speech

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Freedom of speech

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMESOC: National TV coverage of social issues

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Social issues (unemployment, poverty)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMENATO: National TV coverage of NATO membership

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-NATO membership

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEPOLS: National TV coverage of political stability

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Political stability in Georgia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEPROP: National TV coverage of property rights

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Property rights

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEEDU: National TV coverage of education

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Education

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMERELRU: National TV coverage of Russia relations

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Relations with Russia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEECON: National TV coverage of economy

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Economic issues

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMETERR: National TV coverage of territorial integrity

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Territorial integrity

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEABSO: National TV coverage of Abkhazia and S. Ossetia

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Situation in Abkhazia and/or South Ossetia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEREL: National TV coverage of religion

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Religion

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

ATIMEOPOL: National TV coverage of foreign politics

Question text: How much do you see the following issues covered by major national TV channels: too much, the right amount, or too little?-Political developments in other countries

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Too little
  • Right amount
  • Too much
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEHCARE: Preference for coverage of healthcare

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Healthcare

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMECORR: Preference for coverage of corruption

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Corruption

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMECOURT: Preference for coverage of court system

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Court System

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEELECT: Preference for coverage of elections

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Elections

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEHUMR: Preference for coverage of human rights

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Human rights

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEFSPE: Preference for coverage of freedom of speech

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Freedom of speech

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMESOC: Preference for coverage of social issues

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Social issues

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMENATO: Preference for coverage of NATO membership

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - NATO membership

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEPOLS: Preference for coverage of political stability

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Political stability

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEPROP: Preference for coverage of property rights

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Property rights

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEEDU: Preference for coverage of education

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Education

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMERELRU: Preference for coverage of Russia relations

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Relations with Russia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEECON: Preference for coverage of economy

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Economic issues

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMETERR: Preference for coverage of territorial integrity

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Territorial integrity

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEABSO: Preference for coverage of situation in conflict regions

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Situation in the conflict regions

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEREL: Preference for coverage of religion

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Religion

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WTIMEOPOL: Preference for coverage of foreign politics

Question text: How much would you like each issue to be covered by major national TV channels: More, about the same, or less than now? - Politics of other countries

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less
  • About the same
  • More
  • DK
  • RA

WATCHADJ: Watch Adjara TV for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Adjara TV

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHALN: Watch Alania for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Alania

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHIMD: Watch Imedi for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Imedi

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHKAVK: Watch Kavkasia for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Kavkasia

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHR2: Watch Rustavi 2 for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Rustavi 2

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHGPB1: Watch GPB for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - GPB

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHGPB2: Watch Second Channel for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Second Channel

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHMAES: Watch Maestro for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Maestro

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHSAK: Watch Sakartvelo for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Sakartvelo

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHMZE: Watch Mze for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Mze

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCH1ST: Watch Pirveli Stereo for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Pirveli Stereo

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHLOC: Watch Regional channel for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Local (regional) Channel

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHNTV: Watch NTV for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - NTV

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHORT: Watch ORT for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - ORT

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHRTVI: Watch RTVI for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - RTVI

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHBBC: Watch BBC for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - BBC

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHCNN: Watch CNN for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - CNN

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

WATCHOTH: Watch other TV channels for news related to Georgia?

Question text: Which of the following TV channels do you usually watch for news and/or shows related to current events in Georgia? - Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch TV
  • DK/RA

TVTIME: Time spent watching TV during the day

Question text: On an average weekday, how much time in total do you spend watching television?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less than 30 minutes
  • 30 minutes - 1 hour
  • 1 hour - 1.5 hours
  • 1.5 hours - 2 hours
  • 2 hours - 2.5 hours
  • 2.5 hours - 3 hours
  • More than 3 hours
  • Watch, but not daily
  • DK/RA

TVPTIME: Time spent daily watching news or current affairs

Question text: On an average weekday, how much of your time is spent watching news or programs about politics and current affairs?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Less than 30 minutes
  • 30 minutes - 1 hour
  • 1 hour - 1.5 hours
  • 1.5 hours - 2 hours
  • 2 hours - 2.5 hours
  • 2.5 hours - 3 hours
  • More than 3 hours
  • Watch, but not daily
  • Do not watch news programs
  • DK
  • RA

FRQADJ: Receive news on politics and current events from Adjara TV

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Adjara TV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQALN: Receive news on politics and current events from Alania

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Alania?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQIMD: Receive news on politics and current events from Imedi

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Imedi?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQKAVK: Receive news on politics and current events from Kavkasia

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Kavkasia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQR2: Receive news on politics and current events from Rustavi 2

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Rustavi 2?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQGPB1: Receive news on politics and current events from GPB

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from GPB?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQGPB2: Receive news on politics and current events from Second Channel

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Second Channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQMAES: Receive news on politics and current events from Maestro

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Maestro?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQSAKA: Receive news on politics and current events from Sakartvelo

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Sakartvelo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQMZE: Receive news on politics and current events from Mze

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Mze?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQ1ST: Receive news on politics and current events from Pirveli Stereo

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Pirveli stereo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQLOC: Receive news on politics and current events from local channel

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Local/regional TV channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQNTV: Receive news on politics and current events from NTV

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from NTV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQORT: Receive news on politics and current events from ORT

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from ORT?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQRTVI: Receive news on politics and current events from RTVI

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from RTVI?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQBBC: Receive news on politics and current events from BBC

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from BBC?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

FRQCNN: Receive news on politics and current events from CNN

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from CNN?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Every day
  • Several times a week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

TVTRUSTR: Which TV channel do you trust the most?

Question text: Please name the Georgian TV channel that you trust the most when it comes to reporting on politics and current events in Georgia.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded. All options except Imedi, Rustavi 2, GPB, Kavkasia and Maestro were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Imedi
  • Rustavi 2
  • GPB
  • Kavkasia
  • Maestro
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

TRUADJ: Trust in news broadcasted on Adjara TV?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Adjara TV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUALN: Trust in news broadcasted on Alania?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Alania?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUIMD: Trust in news broadcasted on Imedi?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Imedi?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUKAVK: Trust in news broadcasted on Kavkasia?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Kavkasia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUR2: Trust in news broadcasted on Rustavi 2?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Rustavi 2?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUGPB1: Trust in news broadcasted on GPB?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on GPB?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUGPB2: Trust in news broadcasted on Second Channel?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Second Channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUMAES: Trust in news broadcasted on Maestro?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Maestro?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUSAKA: Trust in news broadcasted on Sakartvelo?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Sakartvelo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUMZE: Trust in news broadcasted on Mze?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Mze?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRU1ST: Trust in news broadcasted on Pirveli Stereo?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Pirveli Stereo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRULOCTV: Trust in news broadcasted on local/regional TV channel?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on Local/regional TV channel?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUNTV: Trust in news broadcasted on NTV?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on NTV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUORT: Trust in news broadcasted on ORT?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on ORT?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRURTVI: Trust in news broadcasted on RTVI?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on RTVI?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUBBC: Trust in news broadcasted on BBC?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on BBC?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUCNN: Trust in news broadcasted on CNN?

Question text: In general, how much do you trust news that is broadcasted on CNN?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TVJPOLVIEW: Reported news are affected by TV journalists' political views

Question text: How often do you think Georgian TV journalists let their own political views influence the way they report the news: often, sometimes, seldom, or never?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Never
  • Seldom
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • DK
  • RA

TVJGPOLVIEW: TV journalists are affected by the government when reporting news

Question text: How often do you think Georgian TV journalists let the government's political preferences influence the way they report the news: often, sometimes, seldom, or never?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Never
  • Seldom
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • DK
  • RA

INTADJ: Adjara TV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Adjara TV are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTALN: Alania serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Alania are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTIMD: Imedi serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Imedi are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTKAVK: Kavkasia serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Kavkasia are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTR2: Rustavi 2 serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Rustavi 2 are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTGPB1: GPB serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on GPB are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTGPB2: Second Channel serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Second Channel are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTMAES: Maestro serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Maestro are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTSAKA: Sakartvelo serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Sakartvelo are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTMZE: Mze serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Mze are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INT1ST: Pirveli Stereo serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Pirveli Stereo are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTLOC: Local TV channel serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on Local/regional TV channel are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTNTV: NTV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on NTV are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTORT: ORT serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on ORT are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTRTVI: RTVI serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on RTVI are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTBBC: BBC serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on BBC are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

INTCNN: CNN serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that domestic news and current affairs on CNN are broadcasted to the best of the government interests, to the best of the opposition interests, without reflecting interests of either of those?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEHOST: Which TV news and political show hosts do you like most?

Question text: Which of the following Georgian TV news and political show hosts do you like most?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV.

Values:
  • Vakho Sanaia
  • Inga Grigolia
  • Davit Akubardia
  • Aleko Elisashvili
  • Zaal Udumashvili
  • Davit Kikalishvili
  • Nino Shubladze
  • Tengiz Gogotishvili
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

HOSTHSOM: TV host I like is handsome

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Good-looking/handsome

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTCLEV: TV host I like is clever

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Clever

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTPRON: TV host I like has clear pronunciation

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Has clear pronunciation

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTDRS: TV host I like dresses well

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Dressed well

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTHUM: TV host I like has a sense of humor

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Has a sense of humor

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTBRAV: TV host I like is brave

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Is brave

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTOPUP: TV host I like manages guests to speak up

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Manages to get guests to open up

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTCONF: TV host I like is confrontational

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Is confrontational

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTQUES: TV host I like asks the right questions

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Asks the right questions

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTCLEA: TV host I like presents facts clearly

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Presents facts clearly

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTPROG: TV host I like is pro-governmental

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Is pro-government

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTARG: TV host I like makes convincing arguments

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Makes convincing arguments

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTBAL: TV host I like is balanced

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Is balanced

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTPRV: TV host I like is provocative

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Is provocative

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTATT: TV host I like listens to the guests attentively

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Listens to the guests attentively

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HOSTOTH: TV host I like has other dignities

Question text: What do you like about him/her: Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and like any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DISLHOST: Which TV news and political show hosts do you dislike the most?

Question text: Please name the Georgian TV news or political show host that you dislike the most.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV.

Values:
  • Inga Grigolia
  • Davit Akubardia
  • Mamuka Ghlonti
  • Davit Kikalishvili
  • Nino Shubladze
  • Eka Kvesitadze
  • Tengiz Gogotishvili
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

HDISUATT: TV host I dislike is unattractive

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Unattractive

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISIGN: TV host I dislike is ignorant

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Ignorant

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISPRON: TV host I dislike has bad pronunciation

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Has bad pronunciation

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISDRS: TV host I dislike dresses badly

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Dresses badly

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISHUM: TV host I dislike does not have a sense of humor

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not have a sense of humor

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISOPUP: TV host I dislike does not manage guests to speak up

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not manage to get guests to open up

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISBIAS: TV host I dislike is biased

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Is politically biased

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISCONF: TV host I dislike is confrontational

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Is confrontational

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISQUES: TV host I dislike does not ask the right questions

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not ask the right questions

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISCLEA: TV host I dislike does not present facts clearly

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not present facts clearly

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISPGOV: TV host I dislike is pro-governmental

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Is pro-government

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISARG: TV host I dislike does not make convincing arguments

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not make convincing arguments

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISPROV: TV host I dislike is provocative

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Is provocative

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISOPN: TV host I dislike does not let guests express their opinion

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Does not let guests express their opinion

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

HDISOTH: TV host I dislike has other negative characters

Question text: What do you dislike about him/her: Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch TV and dislike any TV host.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

RECEPMAES: Reception for the Maestro channel

Question text: Does the main TV in your house have reception for the Maestro channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

KNOWMAES: Have you heard of the Maestro channel?

Question text: Have you heard of the Maestro channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Maestro.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

EVRMAES: Have you ever watched Maestro?

Question text: Have you ever watched Maestro?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Maestro and heard about it.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WISHMAES: Would you watch Maestro regularly if it was accessible?

Question text: Would you watch Maestro regularly if it was accessible?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Maestro and heard about it.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INTRMAES: Does Maestro broadcast information that is interesting for people like you?

Question text: Do you think Maestro provides information that would be interesting for people like you?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Maestro.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

EXPMAES: Maestro expresses interests of…

Question text: In your opinion, Maestro expresses interests of the…?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Maestro.

Values:
  • People
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Church
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Other
  • No one's interest
  • DK
  • RA

RECEPKAVK: Reception for Kavkasia channel

Question text: Does the main TV in your house have reception for the Kavkasia channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

KNOWKAVK: Have you heard of the Kavkasia channel?

Question text: Have you heard of the Kavkasia channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Kavkasia.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

EVRKAVK: Have you ever watched Kavkasia?

Question text: Have you ever watched Kavkasia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Kavkasia and heard about it.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WISHKAVK: Would you watch Kavkasia regularly if it was accessible?

Question text: Would you watch Kavkasia regularly if it was accessible?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who do not have reception for Kavkasia and heard about it.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INTRKAVK: Does Kavkasia broadcast information that is interesting for people like you?

Question text: Do you think Kavkasia provides information that would be interesting for people like you?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Kavkasia.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

EXPKAVK: Kavkasia expresses interests of…

Question text: In your opinion, Kavkasia expresses interests of the…?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Kavkasia.

Values:
  • People
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Church
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Other
  • Expresses no one’s interests
  • DK
  • RA

SFINR2: Main source of financing for Rustavi 2

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Rustavi 2?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINIMD: Main source of financing for Imedi

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Imedi?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINMZE: Main source of financing for Mze

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Mze?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINGPB1: Main source of financing for GPB

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of GPB?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINADJ: Main source of financing for Adjara TV

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Adjara TV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINALN: Main source of financing for Alania

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Alania?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINSAKA: Main source of financing for Sakartvelo

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Sakartvelo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINMAES: Main source of financing for Maestro

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Maestro?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINGPB2: Main source of financing for Second Channel

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Second Channel?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFIN1ST: Main source of financing for Pirveli Stereo

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Pirveli Stereo?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINKAVK: Main source of financing for Kavkasia

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Kavkasia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

SFINLOC: Main source of financing for Local TV station in your area

Question text: As far as you know, what are the main sources of financing of Local TV Station in your area?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Private Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Private Donations
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INFLOWN: Do owners' interests influence how news are broadcasted on TV?

Question text: Do you think TV channels' coverage is influenced by their owners' personal interests? If Yes, to what extent?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.

Values:
  • Yes, to a great extent
  • Yes, to a small extent
  • No
  • DK/RA

PROGOV: TV channels that are financed by government should provide…

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: TV channels that are financed by the Georgian government should provide pro-government coverage of current events in the country. Statement 2: TV channels that are financed by the Georgian government should provide unbiased coverage because the government's money is the people's money.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Yes, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to No.

Values:
  • Pro-government coverage
  • Unbiased coverage
  • DK
  • RA

PROFITTV: TV Channels are more concenred with profits than with public service

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that Georgian TV channels are more concerned with profits than with public service?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own TV sets and watch news on TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

OWNBTV: Major TV channels are owned by businessmen close to government

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that leading Georgian TV channels are owned by rich businessmen who maintain close relations with the government?

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

WATCHDO: When watching TV you usually…

Question text: When you watch TV, do you usually pay close attention to what is on, or do you mainly have it on while busy with other activities?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Pay close attention
  • Do other activities as well
  • DK
  • RA

WATCHDEC: Who usually decides which channel and which program to watch?

Question text: When you watch TV with your family members, who usually decides which channel and which program to watch?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded. Options Siblings and My in-laws were grouped to Other.Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Myself
  • My spouse
  • My child/children
  • My parents
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

ADSDO: During commercials you usually…

Question text: During commercials do you usually continue watching the same channel ro change the channels?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.

Values:
  • Continue watching the same channel
  • Change the channel
  • DK
  • RA

CHLDTV: From what age is it appropriate for children to watch TV?

Question text: From what age do you think children should be allowed to watch TV?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • Up to 5 years
  • 6-10 years
  • 11-15 years
  • 16 and above
  • DK
  • RA

CHLDTVAGE: From what age should parents not control which TV programs children watch?

Question text: From what age should parents not control which TV programs children watch?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • Up to 5 years
  • 6-10 years
  • 11-15 years
  • 16 and above
  • DK
  • RA

VIOLGETV: There is too much violence on Georgian TV nowadays

Question text: How strongly would you agree or disagree that there is too much violence on Georgian TV nowadays?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

TVINFLTRAD: Influence of Georgian TV on Georgian traditions

Question text: Please tell me how you would assess the overall influence of Georgian TV on Georgian traditions?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

TVINFLEDU: Influence of Georgian TV on education of the youth

Question text: Please tell me how you would assess the overall influence of Georgian TV on education of the youth?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

TVINFLCULT: Influence of Georgian TV on Georgian culture

Question text: Please tell me how you would assess the overall influence of Georgian TV on Georgian culture?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

TVINFLEUI: Influence of Georgian TV on European integration of Georgia

Question text: Please tell me how you would assess the overall influence of Georgian TV on European integration of Georgia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

TVINFLTLR: Influence of Georgian TV on tolerance toward other nations

Question text: Please tell me how you would assess the overall influence of Georgian TV on tolerance toward other nations?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own and watch TV.
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of Internet usage

Question text: Please tell me how frequently you use the Internet. Do you use the Internet …

Note: The question was recoded. Optons Once a month and Less often were grouped to Once a month or less often.

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • Once a month or less often
  • Never
  • I don't know what the internet is
  • DK
  • RA

WHEREINTR: Access to the internet during the last 30 days?

Question text: From which of the following places have you accessed the Internet during the last 30 days?

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

Values:
  • At home from my computer/laptop
  • At work
  • From my friends'/relatives' computer/laptop
  • From my mobile phone
  • In the internet cafes
  • Other
  • DK/RA

BRWSMAIL: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - 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

BRWSSNET: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Social networks

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSFOR: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Forum discussions

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSBLO: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Blogging

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSINFO: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Search information

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSSHOP: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - 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

BRWSIBANK: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Internet banking

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSNEWS: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Browse news

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSENT: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Watch movies

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSOTH: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - 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

WEBHOME: Internet access at home?

Question text: Do you currently have access to the Internet at home?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know what the internet is.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WHYNOINTR: Why don't you have internet access at home?

Question text: What is the main reason you do not have Internet access at home?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who own computer but do not have internet access at home.

Values:
  • Do not want to
  • Do not need it
  • No access in my area
  • Too expensive
  • Access at work is enough
  • Access from cell phone is enough
  • Other
  • DK/RA

AFCOSTINTR: What is a monthly cost for internet service that would be affordable for you?

Question text: What is a monthly cost for Internet service that would be affordable for you?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know what the internet is.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

Values:
  • Up to 5 Lari
  • 6-10 Lari
  • 11-15 Lari
  • 16 Lari or more
  • DK
  • RA

COSTINTR: Monthly internet connection cost in respondent's settlement

Question text: On average, how much does an Internet connection for individual users cost per month in this settlement?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who know what the internet is.
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded . Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Up to 5 Lari
  • 6-10 Lari
  • 11-15 Lari
  • 16-20 Lari
  • 21 Lari or more
  • Not available
  • DK
  • RA

GOVTROL: Government as parent vs government as employee

Question text: Please tell me, which of the following statements do 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. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Yes, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to No.

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP: Which political party represents your interests best of all?

Question text: Please tell me which political party represents your interests best of all?

Note: The question was recoded. Options except Our Georgia - Free Democrats (Irakli Alasania), Democratic Movement United Georgia (Nino Burjanadze), United National Movement (Mikheil Saakashvili), National Forum (Gubaz Sanikidze, Kakha Shartava), Labor Party (Shalva Natelashvili), Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia), Christian-Democratic Movement (Giorgi Targamadze), None were recoded to Other.

Values:
  • Democratic Movement-United Georgia (Nino Burjanadze)
  • United National Movement (Mikheil Saakashvili)
  • National Forum (Gubaz Sanikidze, Kakha Shartava)
  • Labor Party (Shalva Natelashvili)
  • Our Georgia – Free Democrats (Irakli Alasania)
  • Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia)
  • Christian-Democrats (Giorgi Targamadze)
  • Republicans
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

POLTSUPP: Which politician represents your interests best of all?

Question text: Please tell me which politician represents your interests best of all?

Note: The question was recoded. Options except Mikheil Saakashvili, Shalva Natelashvili, Irakli Alasania and Giorgi Targamadze were recoded to Other

Values:
  • Mikheil Saakashvili
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Irakli Alasania
  • Giorgi Targamadze
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

CONSTCOM: Purpose of establishing Georgian State Constitutional Commission

Question text: In your opinion, for what reason was the Georgian state constitutional commission established?

Values:
  • To implement judicial reform
  • To develop a new Georgian constitution
  • To make amendments to the current Georgian constitution
  • To increase the power of the president
  • To increase the power of the parliament
  • DK
  • RA

KNOWCNS: How well you think you know the Georgian constitution?

Question text: Please tell me how well you think you know the Georgian constitution?

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

Values:
  • I do not know at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • I know very well
  • DK
  • RA

PARLKUT: Do you agree with a draft law to move parliamentary meetings to Kutaisi?

Question text: Parliament of Georgia is discussing a draft law according to which parliament meetings will be moved to Kutaisi. Do you agree with it?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCSTR: Does Georgia need a new constitution?

Question text: In your opinion, does Georgia need a new constitution?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCHR: If a new Constitution is adopted, human rights will be better protected

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-Better protection of human rights

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCCOUR: If a new Constitution is adopted, independence of courts will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas-Increased independence of courts

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCPRS: If a new Constitution is adopted, the powers of the president will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-Increased powers of the president

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCPRL: If a new Constitution is adopted, the powers of the parliament will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-Increased powers of the parliament

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCJOUR: If a new Constitution is adopted, independence of journalists will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-Increased independence of journalists

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCELEC: If a new Constitution is adopted, transparency of elections will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-More transparency of elections

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCLOC: If a new Constitution is adopted, authority of local governments will increase

Question text: If a new constitution is adopted, in your opinion, how will it affect the following areas?-Increased authority of local government

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

NEWCADP: How should a new constitution be adopted in Georgia?

Question text: In your opinion, how should a new constitution be adopted in Georgia?

Values:
  • Parliament should adopt a new constitution
  • People should decide on a new constitution through referendu
  • Referendum should be held but parliament should take the fin
  • Referendum should be held but the president should take the
  • The president should adopt a new constitution
  • DK
  • RA

CNTCHNG: Amendments made by the government vs by the agreement of political powers

Question text: Please tell me, which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: Amendments should be made to the constitution on decision of the government as situation in Georgia changes rapidly and it is essential that the constitution is relevant to the changed environment. Statement 2: Constitution is the supreme law of the country, it is adopted as a result of agreement of political powers, this is why it should be amended only in special cases with the consent of the people

Values:
  • Amendments made by government
  • Amendments made by the agreement of political powers
  • DK
  • RA

PRSVSPRL: How Georgia is governed nowadays?

Question text: There are several opinions on how Georgia is governed nowadays. Please choose which of the following statements do you agree with?

Values:
  • Parliamentary system
  • Presidential system
  • DK
  • RA

DECFGOV: Who should make decisions on forming the government?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Forming the government

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECDFOV: Who should make decisions on dismissing the government?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Dismissing the government

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECDPRL: Who should make decisions on dismissing the parliament?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Dismissing the parliament

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECDPRS: Who should make decisions on dismissing the president?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Dismissing the president

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECAJUD: Who should make decisions on appointing judges?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Appointing judges

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECDJUD: Who should make decisions on dismissing judges?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Dismissing judges

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECEELEC: Who should make decisions on appointing early elections?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Appointing snap elections

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECAMCNT: Who should make decisions on amending the constitution?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Amending the constitution

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECADLAW: Who should make decisions on adopting laws?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Adopting laws

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECAPGVN: Who should make decisions on appointing governors?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Appointing governors

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECAPBUD: Who should make decisions on approving budget?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Approving budget

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECARMY: Who should make decisions on using army for defense purposes?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Using army for defense purposes

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECUNIT: Who should make decisions on using special units to establish order?

Question text: For each of the issues please tell me who should take decisions in Georgia: the president, the parliament or jointly?-Using special units to establish order

Values:
  • President
  • Parliament
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

VOTSYS: Most acceptable state system in Georgia

Question text: If a referendum were held tomorrow on the most acceptable state system in Georgia, which one would you choose?

Values:
  • Parliamentary republic, no president
  • Parliamentary republic. Limited power of president.
  • Presidential republic with control of parliament.
  • Presidential republic. Limited power of president.
  • Constitutional monarchy.
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

INDCOURT: Assessment of courts' independence from the government

Question text: How would you assess independence of courts in Georgia?

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

Values:
  • Completely dependent on the government
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely independent from the government
  • DK
  • RA

DECMROAD: Who should make decisions on construction of main highways?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Construction of main highways

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECLROAD: Who should make decisions on construction and repair of roads in your area?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Construction and repair of roads in your area

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECPOLC: Who should make decisions on appointment of district or city police chief?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Appointment of district or city police chief

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECCOMSERV: Who should make decisions on provision of communal services?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Provision of communal services (gas, electricity, water)

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECSETTAX: Who should make decisions on setting taxes?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Setting taxes

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECLUSAGE: Who should make decisions on establishing rules for land usage?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Establishing rules for land usage

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECSOCDIS: Who should make decisions on issuing social disbursements?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Issuing social disbursements

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECSCHO: Who should make decisions on financing schools?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Financing schools

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECHOSP: Who should make decisions on financing hospitals?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Financing hospitals

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECCONSTR: Who should make decisions on issuing construction license?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Issuing construction license

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

DECSTPROP: Who should make decisions on privatization of state property?

Question text: Functions of the central and local government differ according to countries. For each of the issues please tell me who should be taking decisions in Georgia - central government, local (city or district) government or central and local governments jointly?-Privatization of state property

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Jointly
  • DK
  • RA

SPMON: Allocating funds: central government vs local government

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: The central government should decide how the local government should spend funds so that finances are used in the country according to common state priorities. Statement 2: The elected local government should have exclusive authority over local budget as the local government knows people's needs best of all.

Values:
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYOPT: Parties have more opportunities to protect voters' interests than majoritarian MPs

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of them?- Political parties have more opportunities to protect voters' interests than majoritarian MPs.

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

MAJOPT: Majoritarian MPs have more opportunities to protect voters' interests than parties

Question text: I will read out two statements, how strongly do you agree or disagree with each of them?- Majoritarian MP will protect voters' interests better than the political party as he/she is directly elected by voters

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

MARSTAT: Respondent's marital status

Question text: Please tell me, what is your current marital status?

Note: The question was recoded. Option Live with a partner was grouped to Married

Values:
  • Single
  • Married
  • Divorced
  • Separated
  • Widowed
  • DK
  • RA

HHSIZE: Number of household members

Question text: Please tell me how many people including yourself live currently in your family?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded .

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

RELGION: Respondent's religion

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

Values:
  • Orthodox Church
  • Other Christian Church
  • Islam
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

RELIMP: How important is religion in your daily life?

Question text: To what extent does your religious belief help you take daily decisions?

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

Values:
  • Does not help at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Helps very much
  • DK
  • RA

ICITHELP: How important for a citizen to support people who are worse off?

Question text: 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 to 5-point scale.

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

ICITVOTE: How important for a citizen to vote in elections?

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

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

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

ICITPROT: How important for a citizen to participate in protest actions?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to participate in protest actions against the government?

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

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

ICITLAW: How important for a citizen to always obey laws?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to always obey laws and regulations?

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

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

ICITTRAD: How important for a citizen to follow traditions?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to protect traditions?

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

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

ICITOPIN: How important for a citizen to form their own opinion?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to form their own opinion, independently of others?

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

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

ICITVOLNT: How important for a citizen to be active in voluntary organizations?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to be active in voluntary organizations?

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

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

ICITOPP: How important for a citizen to be in opposition with the government?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to be in opposition with the government?

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

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

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

Question text: Do you have a job? This job may be part-time or full-time, and you may be officially employed, informally employed, or self-employed, but it brings you monetary income.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PERSINC: Personal monetary 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?

Note: The question was recoded. Options More than GEL 1000, GEL 801-1000, GEL 601-800, GEL 401-600 were grouped to GEL 400 or more.

Values:
  • Up to GEL 100
  • GEL 101-200
  • GEL 201–400
  • More than GEL 400
  • No income
  • DK
  • RA

FAMINC: Monetary income of all family members last month

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

Note: The question was recoded. Options More than GEL 1000, GEL 801-1000, GEL 601-800, GEL 401-600 were grouped to GEL 400 or more.

Values:
  • Up to GEL 100
  • GEL 101-200
  • GEL 201–400
  • More than GEL 400
  • No income
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCOTV: Does household own color television?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Color television

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNDVDP: Does household own DVD player?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-DVD player

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: Does household own automatic washing machine?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: Does household own refrigerator?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Refrigerator

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: Does household own air conditioner?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Air conditioner

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCAR: Does household own car?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Car

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCELL: Does household own cell phone?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Cell phone

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNVREC: Does household own video recorder?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Video recorder

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNDISH: Does household own satellite dish?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Satellite dish

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

ECONSTN: Household's current economic situation

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

Values:
  • Money is not enough for food
  • Money is enough for food only, but not for clothes
  • Money is enough for food and clothes, but not enough for dur
  • We can afford to buy some expensive durables
  • We can afford to buy anything we need
  • DK
  • RA

BIGCER: Respondent's biggest concern

Question text: Which of the issues from the list would you say is the biggest concern for you at this point in time?

Values:
  • Reduction of spendings on leisure
  • Reduction of daily spendings
  • Job loss
  • Not enough money when old
  • More rely on the government support
  • More rely on the family support
  • Selling property
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

EDUDGR: Highest level of completed education

Question text: Which is the highest level of education you have completed?

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

KNOWRUS: Knowledge of Russian

Question text: Please tell me how well you know the following foreign languages-Russian

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

KNOWENG: Knowledge of English

Question text: Please tell me how well you know the following foreign languages-English

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

KNOWOTE: Knowledge of other European languages

Question text: Please tell me how well you know the following foreign languages-Other European language

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

CHLDJOUR: Would you approve or disapprove your child's decision to become a journalist?

Question text: Imagine your child wants to become a journalist. Would you approve or disapprove of his/her decision?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

CHLDJAPP: Why would you approve your child's decision to become a journalist?

Question text: What is the most important reason for why you would approve?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have children and approve their decision to become a journalist.
The question was recoded. Options Journalists in Georgia have or can easily get access to important people and Journalists are able to influence people's daily lives in Georgia were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Journalists are very popular
  • Journalists are paid well
  • Being a journalist is prestigious
  • Journalists are highly respected
  • Journalists serve the interests of the society
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

CHLDJDIS: Why would you disapprove your child's decision to become a journalist?

Question text: What is the most important reason why would you disapprove?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have children and disapprove their decision to become a journalist.
The question was recoded. Options Journalists in Georgia are not paid well enough, Journalists are not respected by the people, Journalists are not popular in Georgia were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Journalists are under pressure of from the government
  • Journalists often work in uncomfortable conditions
  • Journalists are often insulted
  • Journalists usually have a difficult working schedule
  • Other
  • DK/RA

LIKEVASA: Do you like or dislike Vakho Sanaia?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Vakho Sanaia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEINGR: Do you like or dislike Inga Grigolia?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Inga Grigolia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEDAAK: Do you like or dislike Davit Akubardia?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Davit Akubardia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEMAGH: Do you like or dislike Mamuka Ghlonti?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Mamuka Glonti

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEALEL: Do you like or dislike Aleko Elisashvili?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Aleko Elisashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEZAUD: Do you like or dislike Zaal Udumashvili?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Zaal Udumashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEDAKI: Do you like or dislike Davit Kikalishvili?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Davit Kikalishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEIAAN: Do you like or dislike Ia Antadze?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Ia Antadze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKENISH: Do you like or dislike Nino Shubladze?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Nino Shubladze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEEKKV: Do you like or dislike Eka Kvesitadze?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Eka Kvesitadze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEBAKAL: Do you like or dislike Bakar Aleksidze?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Vakho Sanaia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEZVKO: Do you like or dislike Zviad Koridze?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Zviad Koridze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKETACH: Do you like or dislike Tamar Chikovani?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Tamar Chikovani

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKETEGO: Do you like or dislike Tengiz Gogotishvili?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Tengiz Gogotishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKENIJA: Do you like or dislike Nino Jangirashvili?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Nino Jangirashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

LIKENASO: Do you like or dislike Natia Sordia?

Question text: For each of political and news show hosts please tell me whether or not you like him/her-Natia Sordia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • I don't know who he/she is
  • DK
  • RA

PECONSAT: Satisfaction with household's economic conditions

Question text: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your economic conditions nowadays?

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

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

GECONSAT: Satisfaction with Georgia's present state of economy

Question text: On the whole, how satisfied are you with the present state of the economy in Georgia?

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

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

IMPISS: Most important issue facing Georgia

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

Note: The question was recoded. Options Corruption, Justice in court system, Fairness of elections, Human rights / Freedom of speech, NATO membership, Political stability in Georgia, EU membership, Property rights, Quality of education, Relations with Russia, Wages, Stable business environment, Transparent business environment were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Affordable healthcare
  • Unemployment
  • Peace
  • Pensions
  • Poverty
  • Rising prices / Inflation
  • Territorial integrity
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

TRUARMY: Trust in Army

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in army

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUBANK: Trust in Banks

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in banks

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUTCHR: Trust in Teachers

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in teachers

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPHYS: Trust in Doctors

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in doctors

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUJUDG: Trust in Judges

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in judges

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNGOS: Trust in NGOs

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in NGOs

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPARL: Trust in Parliament

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in parliament

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUEXEC: Trust in Prime minister and ministers

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in Prime minister and ministers

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPRES: Trust in President

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in President

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPOLI: Trust in Police

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in police

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUMEDI: Trust in journalists

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in journalists

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUGAMG: Trust in Gamgebeli

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in Gamgebeli

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRURELI: Trust in Institutions of your religion

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in religious institutions to which you belong

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUOMB: Trust in Ombudsman

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in Ombudsman

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTEU: Trust in European Union

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in European Union

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTUN: Trust in United Nations

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in United Nations

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNATO: Trust in NATO

Question text: Please assess the level of trust you have in NATO

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

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

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