NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2020

Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2020

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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2020

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural

RESPSEX: Respondent's sex

Question text: Respondent's sex

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Values:
  • 18-34
  • 35-54
  • 55+

CINSOCOL: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Colleagues

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Colleagues

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOFAM: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Family members

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Family members

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSONEFR: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Neighbors, friends

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Neighbors, friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOINESM: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Internet (except social networks)

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Internet (except social networks)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOINSM: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Internet (social networks)

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Internet (social networks)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSONEWP: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Newspapers, news magazines

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Newspapers, news magazines

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSORAD: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Radio

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Radio

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOTV: Main source of information about Coronavirus - TV

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - TV

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOMAP: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Mobile applications

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Mobile applications (such as Viber, WhatsApp, Signal etc.)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

CINSOOTH: Main source of information about Coronavirus - Other

Question text: What is your main source of information for receiving news about Coronavirus pandemic? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Do not receive information about coronavirus
  • DK

TRUCIGOV: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - Government

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - Government

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

TRUCINCDC: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - NCDC

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - NCDC

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

TRUCIRELI: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - Your religious leader/church

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - Your religious leader/church

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

TRUCIJOUR: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - Journalists/media

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - Journalists/media

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

TRUCILCGV: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - Your local government

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - Your local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor’s office)

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

TRUCINGO: How much do you trust/distrust information about coronavirus from - NGOs

Question text: How much do you trust or distrust information about coronavirus received from following sources …? - NGOs

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Partially distrust
  • Partially trust
  • Fully trust
  • Do not receive info about coronavirus from this source
  • DK/RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

Question text: How often do you use the Internet? Do you use the Internet every day, at least once a week, at least once a month, less often, or never?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I do not know what the Internet is
  • DK

FRQSOMD: How often do you use social media?

Question text: How often do you use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vkontakte etc.?

Note: Question was asked only to those who use internet

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

GETNCOSN: How often do you get news about the coronavirus outbreak on social networks?

Question text: How often, if ever, do you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on social networks?

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus and use internet

Values:
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often

GETNCMBA: How often do you get news about the coronavirus outbreak on mobile apps?

Question text: How often, if ever, do you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on mobile apps (Viber, WhatsApp, Signal etc.)?

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • I don’t use mobile applications
  • DK

DFTRCOIN: Difficult/easy to determine what is true or not when getting info on coronavirus

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak, do you generally find it …

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Difficult to determine what is true and what is not
  • Easy to determine what is true and what is not
  • DK/RA

FALCOIN: Most/some/none of info circulating about coronavirus seems false

Question text: A lot of information is circulating about coronavirus. Based on your observation:

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Most of this information seems false
  • Some of this information seems false
  • None of it seems fake/false
  • DK/RA

ICOFPDT: Info about coronavirus is false - If it was shared by person that I don't trust

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If it was shared by person that I don't trust

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFUNSO: Info about coronavirus is false - If it was published by unfamiliar source

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If it was published by unfamiliar source

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFMDT: Info about coronavirus is false - If it was published by media that I don't trust

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If it was published by media that I don't trust

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFDRMO: Info about coronavirus is false - If it doesn't reflect my opinions

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If it doesn't reflect my opinions

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFOPTR: Info about coronavirus is false - If I know for a fact that opposite is true

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If I know for a fact that opposite is true

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFUNRL: Info about coronavirus is false - If it sounds suspicious/unrealistic

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - If it sounds suspicious/unrealistic

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ICOFOTH: Info about coronavirus is false - Other

Question text: When you get news and information about the coronavirus outbreak on Facebook, how do you decide if a piece of information you encounter is false/fake? - Other

Note: Question was asked only to those who receive information about coronavirus on social networks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

LULASPC: Do you believe the Lugar Lab is contributing to or preventing the spread of coronavirus?

Question text: Do you believe the Lugar Lab is …

Values:
  • Contributing to the spread of coronavirus
  • Preventing the spread of coronavirus
  • Neither
  • Have not heard of Lugar lab
  • DK/RA

LUGIMPFC: How important or unimportant is the Lugar Lab in fighting the coronavirus in Georgia?

Question text: How important or unimportant is the Lugar Lab in fighting the coronavirus in Georgia?

Note: Question was asked only to those who think that Lugar lab is preventing the spread of coronavirus

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • Not unimportant
  • Important
  • Very important
  • DK

JOINEU: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government's stated goal to join EU?

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the EU?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

EUATCHPA: How did the pandemic change your attitudes towards EU?

Question text: Thinking about the coronavirus pandemic, how did the pandemic change your attitudes towards EU?

Values:
  • Changed to more positive
  • Changed to more negative
  • Did not affect at all
  • DK
  • RA

GENATO: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government's stated goal to join NATO?

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the NATO?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

EUHAVPO2: Georgia will benefit more from European integration vs. better relations with Russia

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with?

Values:
  • Georgia will benefit more from European and Euro-Atlantic integration (joining EU and NATO)
  • Georgia will benefit more from abandoning European and Euro-Atlantic integration in favor of better relations with Russia
  • Agree with neither
  • DK
  • RA

STREUHAVPO: Strength of agreement: Georgia will benefit more from European integration vs. better relations with Russia

Question text: Do you agree very strongly with this statement or just agree with it?

Note: Question was asked only to those who agreed with one of the statements (Georgia will benefit more from European integration vs. better relations with Russia)

Values:
  • Agree very strongly
  • Agree
  • DK

ORIGCOR: Belief about the origin and spread of coronavirus

Question text: Do you think it is most likely the coronavirus …

Values:
  • Came about naturally
  • Was developed in a lab and spread intentionally
  • Was made in a lab and spread accidentally
  • Doesn’t really exist
  • DK/RA

NATRMCOR: Have you used any natural remedies for protection against coronavirus or as a cure?

Question text: Some people say that natural remedies (such as drinking hot water, vodka, eating garlic etc.) are effective in protecting against coronavirus and as a cure. Have you used any natural remedies for protection against coronavirus or as a cure?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK

FTHPRCOR: Faith protects believers of my religion from getting infected with the coronavirus

Question text: To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following statement: “Faith protects believers of my religion from getting infected with the coronavirus”

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

FCOSPDISC: Foreign country is intentionally spreading false information about coronavirus in Georgia

Question text: Do you think that a foreign country is intentionally spreading false information/disinformation about coronavirus in Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

SPDCRUS: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - Russia

Question text: If yes, which country? - Russia

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCCHN: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - China

Question text: If yes, which country? - China

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCUSA: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - USA

Question text: If yes, which country? - USA

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCARM: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - Armenia

Question text: If yes, which country? - Armenia

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCAZE: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - Azerbaijan

Question text: If yes, which country? - Azerbaijan

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCTUR: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - Turkey

Question text: If yes, which country? - Turkey

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCEUC: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - EU countries

Question text: If yes, which country? - EU countries

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

SPDCOTH: Which country is spreading false information about coronavirus? - Other

Question text: If yes, which country? - Other

Note: Question was asked only to those who said a foreign country is spreading false information about coronavirus

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

RUHCBEUC: Agree/disagree - Russia is handling coronavirus pandemic better than EU countries

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Russia is handling the coronavirus pandemic situation better than EU countries

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

EUABMCC: Agree/disagree - EU has abandoned member countries in fight against coronavirus

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - EU has abandoned its member countries in fight against coronavirus

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

LUBWARU: Agree/disagree - Biological weapons against Russia are developed at Lugar lab

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Biological weapons against Russia are being developed at Lugar lab

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

RUHCBUS: Agree/disagree - Russia is handling coronavirus pandemic better than USA

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Russia is handling the coronavirus pandemic situation better than USA

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

REAGELOC: Reason for Georgia having lower level of spread and mortality rate of coronavirus

Question text: So far, Georgia has relatively lower level of spread and mortality rate of coronavirus. Which of the following statements do you agree most with?

Values:
  • This situation in Georgia is mostly due to the correct steps by the government and doctors
  • This situation in Georgia is mostly due to our genetics and religion
  • Agree with neither
  • DK/RA

FCHGUSA: Did USA provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus?

Question text: To the best of your knowledge, did the following countries provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus? - USA

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FCHGRUS: Did Russia provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus?

Question text: To the best of your knowledge, did the following countries provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus? - Russia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FCHGCHN: Did China provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus?

Question text: To the best of your knowledge, did the following countries provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus? - China

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FCHGEUC: Did EU countries provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus?

Question text: To the best of your knowledge, did the following countries provide help to Georgia to fight Coronavirus? - EU countries

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

G5RLTCOR: Do you agree or disagree that 5G infrastructure is linked to the spread of coronavirus?

Question text: There is news circulating regarding the 5G technologies and coronavirus. Do you agree or disagree that 5G internet infrastructure is linked to the spread of coronavirus?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Never heard about 5G
  • DK/RA

CONINFC: How concerned are you that you/someone related to you will be infected with coronavirus?

Question text: How concerned are you that you or someone related to you will be infected with the coronavirus?

Values:
  • Not concerned at all
  • Somewhat concerned
  • Very concerned
  • DK/RA

WVACCOR: If the coronavirus vaccine existed, would you vaccinate yourself and your kids?

Question text: If the Coronavirus vaccine existed, would you vaccinate yourself and your kids?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ETHNIC: Respondent's ethnicity

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

Note: Question was recoded. Answer option 'Kurd or Yezidi' was added to other.

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Armenian
  • Other Caucasian ethnicity
  • Russian
  • Other ethnicity
  • RA

RESPEDU: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Question text: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Note: Did not obtain a nine year diploma', 'Nine year diploma', 'High school diploma (11 or 12 years)' were grouped to 'Secondary or lower', 'Vocational/technical degree' was coded as 'Secondary technical', 'Bachelor's degree/5 years diploma' and 'Any degree above bachelor's' were grouped to 'Higher than secondary'.

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

KNOWRUS: Level of knowledge of Russian

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Russian

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

KNOWENG: Level of knowledge of English

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: English

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

KNOWGEO: Level of knowledge of Georgian

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Georgian

Note: This question was asked only when the interview was in Armenian, Azerbaijani or Russian

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

KNOWTUR: Level of knowledge of Turkish

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Turkish

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

RELGION: Respondent's religion

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

Note: Question was recoded. Answer options 'Russian, Greek or other Orthodox Churches' and 'Other Christian Church or denomination' were added to other.

Values:
  • Georgian Orthodox Church
  • Islam
  • Armenian Apostolic Church
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

RELSERV: Frequency of attendance of religious services

Question text: Using this card, apart from special occasions such as weddings and funerals, about how often do you attend religious services?

Note: Question was asked only to those who belong to any of the religious denominations

Values:
  • Every day
  • More than once a week
  • Once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special holidays
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

ATTEASTER: Did you attend Easter service in church?

Question text: Did you attend Easter service in church?

Note: Question was asked only to those who named any of the Christian denominations

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • RA

EMPLIST: Primary activity

Question text: Which of the following best describes your situation? Please tell me about the activity that you consider to be primary.

Values:
  • I am retired and do not work
  • I am a student and do not work
  • I am a housewife and do not work
  • I am unemployed
  • I work full or part-time, including seasonal jobs
  • I am self-employed, including seasonal jobs
  • I am disabled and cannot work
  • Other
  • RA

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Refrigerator

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Color TV

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNSPHN: HH owns - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNTBLT: HH owns - Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Car

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Air conditioner

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer, including laptop

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNHWT: HH owns - Hot water

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Hot water

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCHTG: HH owns - Central heating

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Central heating

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

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