Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Media survey in Georgia, 2011

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, 2011

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+

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

Question text: Please tell me, what do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - Read a newspapaer/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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? -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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - Hang 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 do you usually do in your free time, during your usual daily routine? - 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: Which one is your second main source of information about current events in Georgia?

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

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?

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

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 events in the world?

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 municipality or city/village?

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

TVSRVEMP: Georgian journalists serve interests of media owners?

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

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 cover current events the way they are told to. 2. There is freedom of speech in Georgia nowadays, journalists provide unbiased coverage of current events.

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: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How healthcare programs work in Georgia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVCOURT: Journalists should investigate how courts work

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How the courts work in Georgia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVELECT: Journalists should investigate how elections are conducted

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How are elections conducted

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVHUMR: Journalists should investigate how human rights are protected

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - To what extent human rights are protected

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVFSPE: Journalists should investigate how freedom of speech is protected

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - To what extent freedom of speech is ensured

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVDEAL: Journalists should investigate deals between Georgian political leaders

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Deals between political leaders

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPOV: Journalists should investigate how poverty reduction programs work

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How poverty reduction programs work

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPROP: Journalists should investigate how property rights are protected

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - To what extent property rights are ensured

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVEDU: Journalists should investigate how educational reforms are implemented

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How educational reform is going on

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVGERU: Journalists should investigate political interests of Russia

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Russia's political interests in Georgia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVINFL: Journalists should investigate reasons of inflation

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Reasons for inflation

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVABSO: Journalists should investigate the situation in conflict regions

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPOLCH: Journalists should investigate relations between politicians and church

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Relations between politicians and the church

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVARMY: Journalists should investigate the situation in the Georgian Army

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Situation in the Georgian army

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPLIFE: Journalists should investigate personal lives of leading politicians

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Personal life of leading politicians

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVNGO: Journalists should investigate how NGOs work in Georgia

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Work of nongovernmental organizations in Georgia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPRIS: Journalists should investigate the situation in Georgian prisons

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Situation in Georgian prisons

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVPBUS: Journalists should investigate business interests of leading politicians

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Business interests of leading politicians

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVCORR: Journalists should investigate corruption of high-level officials

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Corruption of high-ranking officials

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVMIN: Journalists should investigate state of ethnic minorities

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Situation of ethnic minorities living in Georgia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVIDP: Journalists should investigate state of IDPs

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - Situation of IDPs

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

INVBUDG: Journalists should investigate how budget money is spent

Question text: For each of the following issues, please tell me whether or not you think they should be investigated by journalists. - How budget money is spent

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: How often do you think that it is difficult to understand what is going on in the domestic politics of Georgia?

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 political 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

DEMNOW: Georgia is a democratic country

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that 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

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? Statement 1. The government has the right to check the content of the information prepared by a journalist before it gets published, since some information might threaten state interests. 2. The government does not have the right to check the content of the information prepared by a journalist before it gets published, since journalists should decide themselves what to publish and what not 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

TFJURY: Trial by jury takes place

Question text: Nowadays, trial by jury takes place in Georgia: only in Tbilisi, in the whole country, or neither in Tbilisi nor in the country as a whole?

Values:
  • Only in Tbilisi
  • In the whole country
  • Neither in Tbilisi nor in Georgia
  • DK/RA

TFSPEAK: Who is the current speaker of the Georgian parliament?

Question text: Who is the speaker of the Georgian Parliament?

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

Values:
  • Davit Bakradze
  • Other
  • 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

TFEGYPT: Egypt's Mubarak resignation after street protests

Question text: The President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak has resigned recently after active street protests.

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

TFMISAPM: President Saakashvili does not have the right to become the prime minister

Question text: According to the Constitution of Georgia, President Mikheil Saakashvili does not have the right to become the Prime Minister after his term as a President expires.

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

TFSHNAM: Shalva Natelashvili was mayoral candidate in Tbilisi local elections in 2010

Question text: Shalva Natelashvili was a mayoral candidate in Tbilisi in the local elections of May 30, 2010

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

TFIMDK: Imedi TV broadcasted staged show imitating Russian attack on Georgia

Question text: Last year, a staged show imitating a Russian military attack on Georgia was broadcasted in Kronika

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

IMDSTAW: Viewed Imedi staged show or heard about it

Question text: Did you watch this show, or did you hear from someone else about it?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who new about the Imedi staged show
imitating Russian military attack.

Values:
  • Watched
  • Heard about it
  • DK/RA

IMDSBEH: When did you find out that the Russian military attack was staged?

Question text: Which of the following best describes your situation?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watched the staged show on Imedi
imitating Russian military attack.

Values:
  • Read information in the beginning of the show
  • Friends/family members informed during the show
  • Realized after the end of the show
  • DK/RA

IMDSDUR: Main feeling while watching the show

Question text: Which of the feelings best describes the feelings you had while you were watching the show?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watched the staged show on Imedi
imitating Russian military attack.

Values:
  • Surprised
  • Confused
  • Frightened
  • Irritated
  • Panicked
  • Indignation
  • I had no special feelings
  • Other
  • DK/RA

IMDSAFT: Main feeling after watching the show

Question text: Which of the feelings describes the feelings you had after watching the show?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watched the staged show on Imedi.
The question was recoded. Option Mobilized strengths was grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Surprised
  • Confused
  • Interested
  • Frightened
  • Insulted
  • Irritated
  • Panicked
  • Indignation
  • I had no special feelings
  • Other
  • DK/RA

IMDSATT: Was such a show necessary to remind us about the threats Georgia is facing?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? - 1. Such a show was needed to a certain extent, so that we always remember the threats we are facing. 2. Broadcasting such a show was totally unacceptable.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who new about the Imedi staged show.
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

PAPDET: Georgian newspapers determine what people think

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, Georgian newspapers and news magazines determine what people in Georgia 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

PAPTIME: Time spent daily on reading news in Georgian newspapers

Question text: Not counting online publications, how many hours do you spend on an average day reading about politics and current events in Georgia in Georgian newspapers and news magazines?

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

DOMLPAP: Get news on Georgia from local papers

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From local newspapers in your municipality

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

DOMDPAP: Get news on Georgia from national daily papers

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-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 information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From national weekly newspapers, such as 'Kviris 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 information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From national weekly news magazines.

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

READMAG: Which national weekly magazine do you read most frequently

Question text: Which national weekly newsmagazine do you read most frequently?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who read newspapers/newsmagazines.
The question was recoded. All options except Sarke, Tbiliselebi and Gza were recoded to Other.

Values:
  • Gza
  • Sarke
  • Tbiliselebi
  • Other
  • DK/RA

LOCDPAP: Get news on your area from national daily papers

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in your municipality / town from the following sources? -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 information about current events in your municipality / town from the following sources?-From national weekly newspapers, such as 'Kviris 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 information about current events in your municipality / town from the following sources?-From national weekly newsmagazines, such as 'Gza', 'Sarke', 'Liberali', 'Tabula', 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 information about current events in your municipality / town from the following sources?-From local newspapers in your municipality

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 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 is the main reason you do not read 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: How much would you be willing to pay for a national daily newspaper on a regular basis?

Note: 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 on a regular basis?

Note: 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 municipality / region on a regular basis?

Note: 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

WMAGPAY: How much would you pay for a national weekly magazine?

Question text: How much would you be willing to pay for a national weekly newsmagazine on a regular basis?

Note: 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, radio news programs determine what people think about current events 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

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 municipal / 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

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

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?-Religion

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 per day, on an average, listening to radio programs about politics and current events 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 information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From local radio stations in your region

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From national radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From foreign radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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

DOMVOA: Get news about current events from Voice of America

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from the following sources?-From the radio station Voice of America

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 information about current events in your municipality / settlement from the following sources?-From local radio stations in your region

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 information about current events in your municipality / settlement from the following sources?-From national radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 information about current events in your municipality / settlement from the following sources?-From foreign radio stations

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who 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 is the main reason 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 is the main reason you do not listen to the local radio stations in your municipality / settlement?

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 determines what people think about current events in Georgia?

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

NUMTV: Number of working TV sets in the household

Question text: How many TV sets, that are in normal working condition, does your family own?

Note: 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: Is any of the TV sets in your household connected to a satellite or cable?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

TVGEADJ: Reception for Adjara TV

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Adjara TV

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGERTV: Reception for Region TV

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Region TV

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEIMD: Reception for Imedi

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Rustavi 2

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEGPB1: Reception for GPB

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-GPB

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEGPB2: Reception for 2nd Channel

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Pirveli Stereo

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEPIK: Reception for First Caucasian

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-First Caucasian

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEGMG: Reception for Global Media Group (GMG)

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Global Media Group (GMG)

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEERTS: Reception for Ertsulovneba

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Georgian Patriarchate's Channel Ertsulovneba

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TVGEREAL: Reception for Real TV

Question text: Please name Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Real TV

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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Local TV 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 Georgian TV channels you have reception for-Other

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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?-Nature

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 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?-Movies

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 (e.g., Night show, Vano's show)

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

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

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?-Religion

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 shows

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

GINFOLTV: Information about current events from local TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in Georgia from local TV channels in your municipality or region?

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

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 Georgia's national TV channels?

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

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 Russia's TV channels?

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

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 foreign TV channels (BBC, CNN, etc.)?

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

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 information about current events in your municipality / settlement from local TV channels in your municipality or region?

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

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

LOCNTV: Frequency of receiving local news from national TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in your municipality / settlement from Georgia's national TV channels?

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

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

LOCRUTV: Frequency of receiving local news from Russian TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in your municipality / settlement from Russia's TV channels?

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

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

LOCFTV: Frequency of receiving local news from foreign TV

Question text: How often do you get information about current events in your municipality / settlement from foreign TV channels (BBC, CNN, etc.)?

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

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

ATIMEHCARE: National TV coverage of healthcare

Question text: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Social issues

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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Political stability

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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Situation in the conflict regions

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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Religion

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

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

ATIMEMIN: National TV coverage of ethnic minorities

Question text: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Life of ethnic minorities in Georgia

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: In your opinion, how much time do the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: too much time, the right amount, or too little time? - Politics of 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - Religion

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

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

WTIMEMIN: Preference for coverage of ethnic minorities

Question text: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - Life of ethnic minorities in Georgia

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: In your opinion, how much time should the Georgian national TV channels devote to the coverage of the following issues: more time, the same amount of time, or less time? - 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: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHRTV: Watch Region TV for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - Region TV

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHIMD: Watch Imedi for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHKAVK: Watch Kavkasia for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHR2: Watch Rustavi 2 for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHGPB1: Watch GPB for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - GPB

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHGPB2: Watch Second Channel for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHMAES: Watch Maestro for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHSAK: Watch Sakartvelo for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHMZE: Watch Mze for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCH1ST: Watch Pirveli Stereo for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHPIK: Watch First Caucasian for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - First Caucasian

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHGMG: Watch Global Media Group for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - Global Media Group (GMG)

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHERTS: Watch Ertsulovneba for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - Georgian Patriarchate's Channel Ertsulovneba

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHREAL: Watch Real TV for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and current events in Georgia? - Real TV

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not watch news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHLOC: Watch Regional channel for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHNTV: Watch NTV for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHORT: Watch ORT for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHRTVI: Watch RTVI for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHBBC: Watch BBC for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

WATCHCNN: Watch CNN for news related to Georgia?

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

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

Question text: On which TV channels do you most frequently watch the news or programs about politics and 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 news and/or shows
  • DK/RA

TVTIME: Time spent watching TV during the day

Question text: In an average day, how much time do you spend watching TV?

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: How much time per day do you spend watching news or programs about politics and current events?

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.

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

FRQRTV: Receive news on politics and current events from Region TV

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

FRQPIK: Receive news on politics and current events from First Caucasian

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

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

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

FRQERTS: Receive news on politics and current events from Ertsulovneba

Question text: How often do you receive news on politics and current events in Georgia from Georgian Patriarchate's Channel Ertsulovneba ?

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

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

FRQREAL: Receive news on politics and current events from Real TV

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

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

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 TV channel?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 most when it comes to the coverage of 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: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRURTV: Trust in news broadcasted on Region TV?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on Region 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUIMD: Trust in news broadcasted on Imedi?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUKAVK: Trust in news broadcasted on Kavkasia?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUR2: Trust in news broadcasted on Rustavi 2?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUGPB1: Trust in news broadcasted on GPB?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUGPB2: Trust in news broadcasted on Second Channel?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUMAES: Trust in news broadcasted on Maestro?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSAKA: Trust in news broadcasted on Sakartvelo?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPIK: Trust in news broadcasted on First Caucasian?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on First Caucasian?

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

TRUERTS: Trust in news broadcasted on Ertsulovneba?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on Ertsulovneba?

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

TRUREAL: Trust in news broadcasted on Real TV?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on Real 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNTV: Trust in news broadcasted on NTV?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUORT: Trust in news broadcasted on ORT?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRURTVI: Trust in news broadcasted on RTVI?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUBBC: Trust in news broadcasted on BBC?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUCNN: Trust in news broadcasted on CNN?

Question text: How much do you trust news on politics and current events in Georgia on 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:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

INTADJ: Adjara TV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Adjara TV reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTRTV: Region TV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Region TV reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTIMD: Imedi serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Imedi reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTKAVK: Kavkasia serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Kavkasia reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTR2: Rustavi 2 serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Rustavi 2 reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTGPB1: GPB serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on GPB reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTGPB2: Second Channel serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Second Channel reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTMAES: Maestro serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Maestro reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTSAKA: Sakartvelo serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Sakartvelo reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTREAL: Real TV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Real TV reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTPIK: First Caucasian serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on First Caucasian reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTERTS: Ertsulovneba serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on Ertsulovneba reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on local/regional TV channel reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTNTV: NTV serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on NTV reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTORT: ORT serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on ORT reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTRTVI: RTVI serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on RTVI reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTBBC: BBC serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on BBC reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

INTCNN: CNN serves the interests of...

Question text: Do you think that the coverage of current events in Georgia on CNN reflects the government's interests, the interests of the opposition, or does not reflect the interests of any of them?

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
  • Neither
  • Opposition
  • DK
  • RA

RECEPMAES: Reception for the Maestro channel

Question text: Does your TV 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: In your opinion, does Maestro broadcast information that is 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, whose interests does Maestro serve?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Maestro.

Values:
  • People
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Church
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Channel owner
  • Other
  • No one's interest
  • DK/RA

RECEPKAVK: Reception for Kavkasia channel

Question text: Does your TV 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: In your opinion, does Kavkasia broadcasts information that is 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, whose interests does Kavkasia serve?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have reception for Kavkasia.

Values:
  • People
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • Church
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Channel owner
  • Other
  • Expresses no one’s interests
  • DK/RA

SFINR2: Main source of financing for Rustavi 2

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Rustavi 2?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINIMD: Main source of financing for Imedi

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Imedi?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINMZE: Main source of financing for Mze

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Mze?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINGPB1: Main source of financing for GPB

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of GPB?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINADJ: Main source of financing for Adjara TV

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Adjara TV?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINRTV: Main source of financing for Region TV

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Region TV?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINSAKA: Main source of financing for Sakartvelo

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Sakartvelo?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINMAES: Main source of financing for Maestro

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Maestro?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINGPB2: Main source of financing for Second Channel

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Second Channel?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINREAL: Main source of financing for Real TV

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Real TV?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINKAVK: Main source of financing for Kavkasia

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Kavkasia?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINPIK: Main source of financing for First Caucasian

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of First Caucasian?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINGMG: Main source of financing for Global Media Group (GMG)

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Global Media Group (GMG)?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINERTS: Main source of financing for Ertsulovneba

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source of financing of Ertsulovneba?

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

Values:
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

SFINLOC: Main source of financing for Local TV station in your area

Question text: In your opinion, what is the main source 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
  • Business
  • Government
  • Opposition Parties
  • Donations
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

INFLOWN: Do owners' interests influence how news are broadcasted on TV?

Question text: Do you think or not that TV channels' coverage is influenced by their owners' political interests? If Yes, is this a big influence or a small influence?

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 serve the government's interests in their coverage, because the government is paying for this. 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 serving the public interest?

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

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.

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, switch to another channel or leave the room?

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

Values:
  • Continue watching the same channel
  • Change the channel
  • Leave the room
  • DK
  • RA

CHLDTV: From what age is it appropriate for children to watch TV?

Question text: From what age do you think it would be good for children 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 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 their 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 above
  • DK
  • RA

VIOLGETV: There is too much violence on Georgian TV nowadays

Question text: How strongly do 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, overall, how you would assess the 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, overall, how you would assess the influence of Georgian TV on the 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, overall, how you would assess the 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

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how you would assess the influence of Georgian TV on Integration of Georgia with Europe?

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, overall, how you would assess the 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

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

INDMEDIA: Assessment of the media independence from the government

Question text: To what extent do you think the Georgian media is independent?

Values:
  • Completely dependent on the government
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely independent from the government
  • DK
  • RA

INDCOURT: Assessment of courts' independence from the government

Question text: To what extent do you think the Georgian courts are independent?

Values:
  • Completely dependent on the government
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely independent from the government
  • DK
  • RA

JURYCOUR: The introduction of jury trials will…

Question text: In your opinion, will the introduction of the jury trials help to issue just verdicts, will not help to issue just verdicts, or will it have no impact?

Values:
  • Help to issue just verdict
  • Not help to issue just verdict
  • Have no impact
  • DK
  • RA

JURYINFL: The introduction of jury trials will…

Question text: Please tell me what you think the impact of the jury trials will be?

Values:
  • Rise trust towards courts
  • Lower trust towards courts
  • Have no impact
  • 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

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?

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

ICITGOV: How important for a citizen to support government in every occasion?

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

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

ICITTRAD: How important for a citizen to follow traditions?

Question text: In your opinion, how important it is for a good citizen to follow 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

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?

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 do volunteer work?

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

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

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 critical towards 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

TRUARMY: Trust in Army

Question text: Please assess your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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

TRUAJOUR: Trust in Journalists

Question text: Please assess your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 religious institutions

Question text: Please assess your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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 your trust towards 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

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 or inflation
  • Territorial integrity
  • Other
  • DK/RA

PARTYSUPP: Which political party represents your interests best of all?

Question text: Which of the political parties is closest to your views?

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:
  • Our Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Democratic Movement for United Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • National Forum
  • Labor Party
  • Georgian Troupe
  • Christian-Democratic Movement
  • Republicans
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

MARSTAT: What is your current marital status?

Question text: 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

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • RA

OWNCAM: Does household own video camera?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-video camera

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNDWASH: Does household own dishwasher?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-dishwasher

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • 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
  • 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
  • RA

OWNSMRT: Does household own smart phone?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following items your household owns-Smart phone

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • RA

ECONSTN: Household's current economic situation

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

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 language

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.

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

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: All things considered, how satisfied are you with the economic condition of Georgia 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

FRQINTR: Frequency of Internet usage

Question text: Please tell me how frequently 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 DK what the internet is
  • DK/RA

INEWSSUB: Interested to subscribe for internet news for 2 GEL per month?

Question text: Would you be willing to subscribe to high quality news online for 2 GEL per month?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet at last once a week or more frequently.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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 most frequently 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.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSSNET: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Social networking sites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet?-Use social networking sites (Odnoklassniki, Facebook, My Space, etc.)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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?-Engage in forum discussions

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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?-Write a blog / read other's blogs

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSINFO: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Search for information

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

BRWSIBANK: Most frequent activities when browsing the Internet - Use 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.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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?-Read / listen to / watch the news

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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?-Listen to/watch music/movies

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

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: How much should the Internet cost per month to 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.

Values:
  • Up to 5 Lari
  • 6-10 Lari
  • 11-15 Lari
  • 16-20 Lari
  • 21 Lari or more
  • Not available
  • DK
  • RA

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