This survey was conducted July 24-25, 2020, among a representative sample of all Russian residents. The sample was comprised of 1617 people aged 18 or older. The survey was conducted by means of computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI) through random digit dialing (RDD) of mobile and landline numbers. The statistical error for this study does not exceed 2.4%. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the total number of participants along with data from previous surveys.
DO YOU FEAR CONTRACTING THE CORONAVIRUS? (one answer)
|Feb 20||Mar 20||Apr 20||July 20|
|This is the first time I have heard about this||<1||–||–||–|
|It is difficult to say||1||2||2||3|
DO YOU TRUST THE OFFICIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION IN RUSSIA?* (one answer)
|Mar 20||July 20|
|Trust to a considerable degree||22||15|
|Trust only partially||35||39|
|Absolutely do not trust||24||27|
|I do not follow this information||–||1|
|It is difficult to say||3||3|
*In March 2020, the question was presented as follows: “DO YOU TRUST THE OFFICIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION IN RUSSIA DISTRIBUTED IN THE MEDIA?”
PLEASE INDICATE IF YOUR WORK SITUATION HAS CHANGED IN COMPARISON TO WHAT IT WAS PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC? IF YES, HOW? (as a percentage of employed respondents; N = 881 people; ranked in descending order according to July 2020 data)**
|Apr 20||July 20|
|Has not changed, you are working like before||70||70|
|You are working from home more, going to work periodically||8||7|
|You began full-time remote work, only working from home||13||5|
|You were put on a reduced work day/week||4||4|
|You are on obligatory leave without pay or with partial pay||15||4|
|Your workload has increased/you began working more***||–||2|
|You are on obligatory leave with full pay||8||1|
|It is difficult to say||<1||1|
**In April 2020, the question was presented as follows: “PLEASE INDICATE IF YOUR WORK SCHEDULE HAS CHANGED IN CONNECTION WITH THE “NON-WORKING WEEKS” ANNOUNCED BY AUTHORITIES. IF YES, HOW?”
***Position coded from the “Other” category into a separate code.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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