This survey took place between August 18-22, 2017 and was conducted throughout all of Russia in both urban and rural settings. The survey was carried out among 1600 people over the age of 18 in 137 localities of 48 of the country’s regions. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the number of participants along with data from previous surveys.
The statistical error of these studies for a selection of 1600 people (with a probability of 0.95) does not exceed:
3.4% for indicators around 50%
2.9% for indicators around 25%/75%
2.0% for indicators around 10%/90%
1.5% for indicators around 5%/95%
WE ALL FEEL THE NEED FROM TIME TO TIME TO SEEK RELIEF FROM STRESS AND TENSION AT THE END OF A HARD DAY. HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL STRESSED AND TENSE AT THE END OF THE DAY?
|Oct. 98||Oct. 08||Aug. 2017|
|Quite often – almost every day||13||12||11|
|Often – once or twice a week||21||27||22|
|Sometimes – several times a month||36||37||39|
|Almost never – several times a year||22||18||24|
|It is difficult to say||8||7||5|
WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELIEVE THIS STRESS AND TENSION? (the respondents were presented with a card; multiple choice)
|Oct. 98||Aug. 2017|
|Spend time with friends||21||28|
|Go for a walk||27||21|
|Listen to music||30||20|
|Take a bath or shower||25||19|
|Eat something tasty||11||18|
|Chat on the phone||9||15|
|Engage in a hobby||7||10|
|Play with my kids||9||9|
|Read a book||17||8|
|Go to the banya/sauna||-*||8|
|Garden/take care of flowers||6||8|
|Play sports, go to the gym/pool||8||7|
|Play with my pet(s)||-*||5|
|Take a break from work||6||5|
|Take a leave of absence||2||3|
|Aromatheraphy (use of substances that give off a pleasant aroma)||1||3|
|Get a massage||6||3|
|Do yoga, meditate||2||3|
|See a psychologist, doctor||1||1|
|Surf the internet/use social media||-*||1|
|It is difficult to say||<1||8|
This option was not included on the card or given as a choice.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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