46% of Ukrainians positively judge the success of the authorities in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, while the majority note the insufficient supply of personal protective equipment to doctors (70%).
The results of a survey conducted from April 7 to 11 by the International Institute of Sociology in Kiev and published on the KIIS website bear witness to this.
According to the results of the study, 46% of respondents believe that the authorities have succeeded in fighting the epidemic of coronavirus, 43% are of the opposite opinion. At the same time, only 12% of Ukrainians believe that the authorities have succeeded in providing hospitals with a sufficient number of tests for the coronavirus, 65% believe that the authorities have failed to do so.
“14% of Ukrainians believe that the authorities have succeeded in preventing possible economic difficulties in Ukraine linked to the coronavirus epidemic, 66% of those questioned believe that the authorities have not succeeded,” the press release said.
Only 12% of respondents believe that the authorities have succeeded in providing doctors with personal protective equipment, and 70% of the study participants are convinced that the authorities have not accomplished this task.
14% of respondents positively assessed the provision of personal protective equipment to the population, and 80% were of the opinion that the authorities could not cope with it.
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From April 7 to April 11, 2020, KIIS conducted a CATI (computer-assisted telephone interview) survey based on a random selection of telephone numbers. The sample is representative of the adult population (aged 18 and over) of Ukraine. The sample does not include the territories which are temporarily not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. During the investigation, 2,000 interviews were conducted.
The data from this study are compared with the results of the KIIS surveys, which were carried out from March 27 to 30, from February 21 to 25, from December 15 to 18, 2019, from November 22 to 25, 2019, from November 4 to 7, 2019, from October 9 to 11, 2019 and September 6 to 19, 2019.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru