Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Caucasus Barometer 2015 Armenia dataset

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.

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Caucasus Barometer 2015 Armenia dataset

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.

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Codebook

SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural

RESPSEX: Respondent's sex

Question text: Respondent's sex

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age group

Question text: Age group

Note: The variable is generated from AGE variable, present in the original dataset

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

ACTCHORE: Activities during last 6 months: Helped a neighbor/friend with household chores

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Helped a neighbor or a friend with some household chores or childcare.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ACTRESDT: Activities during last 6 months: Helped someone to resolve a dispute

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Helped someone to resolve a dispute.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTCLEAN: Activities during last 6 months: Cleaned/helped to clean public space

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Cleaned or helped cleaning public space.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ACTTHEA: Activities during last 6 months: Went to a theatre / cinema

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Went to a theatre / cinema.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ACTREST: Activities during last 6 months: Went to a restaurant

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Went to a restaurant

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTVLNT: Activities during last 6 months: Volunteered without compensation

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Did volunteer work without expecting compensation.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTMEDIA: Activities during last 6 months: Written a letter / called a newspaper, TV or radio

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Written a letter / made a phone call to a newspaper, TV or radio program.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTINTNT: Activities during last 6 months: Made a comment in the Internet to a publication

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Made a comment online in respect to online media publication / video.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTDNCH: Activities during last 6 months: Donated money to a church / mosque

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Donated money to a church / mosque.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTNRCH: Activities during last 6 months: Made a contribution to a non-religious charity

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Made a contribution to a non-religious charity, including donations by sms and giving money to beggars.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTPBLM: Activities during last 6 months: Attended a public meeting

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Attended a public meeting

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ACTSPET: Activities during last 6 months: Signed a petition, including online petitions

Question text: Could you please tell me which of these activities have you been involved in during the past 6 months? - Signed a petition, including online petitions

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RATEHAP: How happy would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how happy would you say you are?

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

Values:
  • Extremely unhappy
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely happy
  • DK/RA

GALLTRU: Most people can be trusted?

Question text: Generally speaking, would you say that most people in Armenia can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people?

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

Values:
  • You can't be too careful
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Most people can be trusted
  • DK/RA

HLTHRAT: How would you rate your health?

Question text: Overall, how would you rate your health?

Values:
  • Very poor
  • Poor
  • Fair
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

DISCPRPR: Frequency of discussing private problems with close relatives and friends

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives and friends, how often do you discuss each other's private problems?

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

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK/RA

BUSINUSA: Approval of doing business with Americans

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Americans?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINARM: Approval of doing business with Armenians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Armenians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINAZE: Approval of doing business with Azerbaijanis

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Azerbaijanis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINITA: Approval of doing business with Italians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Italians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINGEO: Approval of doing business with Georgians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Georgians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINIRA: Approval of doing business with Iranians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Iranians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINJEW: Approval of doing business with Jews

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Jews?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINKUR: Approval of doing business with Kurds, Yezidis

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Kurds, Yezidis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINRUS: Approval of doing business with Russians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Russians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINTUR: Approval of doing business with Turks

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Turks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINUKR: Approval of doing business with Ukrainians

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Ukrainians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

BUSINMOL: Approval of doing business with Molokans

Question text: Can you please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Molokans?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWUSA: Approval of women marrying Americans

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Americans?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWARM: Approval of women marrying Armenians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Armenians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWAZE: Approval of women marrying Azerbaijanis

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Azerbaijanis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWITA: Approval of women marrying Italians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Italians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWGEO: Approval of women marrying Georgians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Georgians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWIRA: Approval of women marrying Iranians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Iranians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWJEW: Approval of women marrying Jews?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Jews?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWKUR: Approval of women marrying Kurds, Yezidis

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Kurds, Yezidis?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWRUS: Approval of women marrying Russians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Russians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWTUR: Approval of women marrying Turks

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Turks?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWUKR: Approval of women marrying Ukrainians

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Ukrainians?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

MARWMOL: Approval of women marrying Molokans

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Molokans?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

CLRLABR: Having a close relative currently living abroad

Question text: Do you have a close relative currently living abroad, outside the borders of /country/?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CLFRDAB: Have any close friends currently living abroad

Question text: Do you have any close friends currently living abroad, outside the borders of Armenia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIFESAT: Overall life satisfaction

Question text: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your own life as a whole nowadays?

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

Values:
  • Not satisfied at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely satisfied
  • DK/RA

FATEINLF: Perception of fatalism

Question text: Please tell me which comes closest to your view on this CARD, where '1' means Everything in life is determined by fate and '10' means People shape their fate themselves.

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

Values:
  • Everything in life is determined by fate
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • People shape their fate themselves
  • DK/RA

EXPREPN: Expectation: Close people will help repair apartment/house

Question text: Please tell me, how likely or how unlikely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Repair your house / apartment

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

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

EXPILL: Expectation: Close people take care when ill

Question text: Please tell me, how likely or how unlikely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Take care of you if you are ill

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

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

EXPMON: Expectation: Close people lend money for a month for usual expenses

Question text: Please tell me, how likely or how unlikely is it for you to receive some help from your close relatives, friends, and neighbors in the following matters: Lend money for a month to cover your usual expenses

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

Values:
  • Not at all likely
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very likely
  • DK/RA

JUSDVRS: Always justified/never justified: Getting a divorce

Question text: Please tell me to what extent, in your opinion,each of the following actions can be justified or not? - Getting a divorce

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

Values:
  • Can never be justified
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Can always be justified
  • DK/RA

JUSABOR: Always justified/never justified: Having an abortion

Question text: Please tell me to what extent, in your opinion,each of the following actions can be justified or not? - Having an abortion

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

Values:
  • Can never be justified
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Can always be justified
  • DK/RA

JUSSPOUS: Always justified/never justified: Cheating on one’s spouse

Question text: Please tell me to what extent, in your opinion,each of the following actions can be justified or not? - Cheating on one's spouse

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

Values:
  • Can never be justified
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Can always be justified
  • DK/RA

TRUPOLLR: Level of personal trust in Public Opinion Polls conducted in Armenia

Question text: Generally speaking, to what extent do say you trust or distrust the results of public opinion polls conducted in our country?

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Do not trust at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • Not applicable – don’t know anything about these polls
  • DK/RA

TRUPOLLO: Level of trust of people around you in Public Opinion Polls conducted in Armenia

Question text: And to what extent, in your opinion, do most of the people around you trust or distrust the results of public opinion polls conducted in our country?

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLSKNOW: Public opinion polls help all of us get better knowledge about the society we live in

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - Public opinion polls help all of us get better knowledge about the society we live in

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLLIKEOP: Ordinary people trust public opinion poll results only when they like the results

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - Ordinary people trust public opinion poll results only when they like the results

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLSDEMO: Public opinion polls can only work well in developed democratic countries, but not in countries like /country/

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - Public opinion polls can only work well in developed democratic countries, but not in countries like /country/

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLSGVRNM: The government should consider the results of public opinion polls while making political decisions

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - The government should consider the results of public opinion polls while making political decisions

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLLIKEPO: Politicians trust public opinion poll results only when these are favorable for them or for their party

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - Politicians trust public opinion poll results only when these are favorable for them or for their party

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

PLSUNDST: I think I understand quite well how public opinion polls are conducted

Question text: Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? - I think I understand quite well how public opinion polls are conducted

Note: Question asked only to the respondents, who knew something about public opinion polls
The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

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

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

Question text: Do you have a job?

Note: The variable is generated from EMPLSIT variable, present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Employed
  • Unemployed
  • DK/RA

UNEMYRS: Years of unemployment

Question text: From which year have you not had a job?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed
The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • Never had a job
  • Less than 5 years
  • 6-10
  • 11-15
  • 16-20
  • Longer than 20 years
  • DK/RA

INTSTJOB: Interested in a job

Question text: Are you currently interested in a job, or not?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LOOKJOB: Looking for a job during the past 4 weeks

Question text: Have you been looking for a job during the past four weeks, or not?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBSTART: Able to start working within the next 14 days

Question text: If a suitable job were available, would you be able to start working within the next 14 days?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WORKTYP: Status and type of primary workplace

Question text: Speaking about your primary place of employment only, which of the following best describes your status and the type of workplace?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
Following option was grouped with Other: Employee in a local or international non-governmental or non-profit organization and Employee in a small family business

Values:
  • Employee in a state organization
  • Employee in a medium/big private organization
  • Own business without employees
  • Own business with employees
  • Employee in a foreign organization/business
  • Other
  • DK/RA

WORKYRS: Years of employment

Question text: From which year have you been working at this workplace?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1-5
  • 6-10
  • 11+
  • DK
  • RA

WORKSEC: Primary employment sector

Question text: Which of the following best describes the sector in which you work?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
Options Fishing, Mining and Quarrying, Financial Intermediation/Banking, Real Estate/Property Renting, Civil society/NGO were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry
  • Government, Public administration Defense
  • Trade, Repair of vehicles/goods
  • Education
  • Construction
  • Transport, Storage, Communication
  • Healthcare, Social Work
  • Manufacturing
  • Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes
  • Electricity / gas / water supply
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOBDESC: Which of the following best describes the job you do?

Question text: And which of the following best describes the job you do?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
Option Manager was grouped to Other

Values:
  • Service / sales worker
  • Elementary occupation
  • Craft and related trades worker
  • Professional
  • Skilled agricultural / forestry / fishery worker
  • Technician / Associate professional
  • Plant and machine operator / assembler
  • Armed forces occupation
  • Clerical support worker
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOBSATFN: Overall job satisfaction

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your job?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed

Values:
  • Very dissatisfied
  • Somewhat dissatisfied
  • In the middle
  • Somewhat satisfied
  • Very satisfied
  • DK/RA

PERSINC: Personal 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? Please think of all sources of income that you had last month.

Note: Options USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200 and More than USD 1200 were grouped to More than USD 400

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51– 100
  • USD 101 – 250
  • USD 251 – 400
  • USD 400+
  • No personal income
  • DK
  • RA

SAVPERS: Do you have any personal savings?

Question text: Do you currently have any personal savings?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

SAVBANK: What share of your savings do you keep in bank?

Question text: What share of your savings do you keep in bank?

Note: This question was asked to the respondents who have savings

Values:
  • 0%
  • Less than 25%
  • 25% to 50%
  • 51% to 75%
  • More than 75%
  • DK
  • RA

DEBTPERS: Do you have any personal debts?

Question text: Do you currently have any personal debts?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWEMON: Does anybody owe you money?

Question text: Does anybody currently owe you any money?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

BANKACC: Do you have a bank account or a bank card?

Question text: Do you currently have a bank account or a bank card?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GETJOBF: The most important factor for getting a good job

Question text: Which of the following factors do you consider most important for getting a good job in Armenia?

Values:
  • Connections
  • Education
  • Age
  • Professional abilities work experience
  • Appearance
  • Hard work
  • Doing favors for the right people
  • Luck
  • Talent
  • Other
  • DK/RA

NEWHHJOB: Anyone in the HH started a new job in the last 12 months?

Question text: Has anybody in your household started a new job during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBLOST: Anyone in the HH lost job in the last 12 month?

Question text: Has anybody in your household lost his/her job during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

PARTCMPC: Do you currently participate in the cumulative pension system?

Question text: Do you currently participate in the cumulative pension system?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

SUPCUMPC: How much do you support or not the introducion of the cumulative pension system?

Question text: How much do you support or not the introducion of the cumulative pension system?

Values:
  • Do not support at all
  • Rather don't support
  • Neutral
  • Rather support
  • Strongly support
  • DK/RA

POLDIRN: Direction in which the country's domestic politics are going

Question text: There are different opinions regarding the direction in which Armenia's domestic politics are going. Which of the following would you personally agree with?

Values:
  • Politics is definitely going in the wrong direction
  • Politics is going mainly in the wrong direction
  • Politics does not change at all
  • Politics is going mainly in the right direction
  • Politics is definitely going in the right direction
  • DK
  • RA

EVENTUAL: Which of the two statements do you agree with?

Question text: Which of the two statements on this CARD do you agree with, and to what extent? Please choose a code from this CARD that best corresponds to your opinion

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

Values:
  • Situation in Georgia will never improve
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Eventually, everything will be well in Georgia
  • DK/RA

QUALINF: How well TVs in Armenia inform the population

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how well do you think TVs in Armenia inform the population about what is actually going on in Armenia?

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • Quite poorly
  • In the middle
  • Quite well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

TVSRVPP: TV journalists in Armenia are serving interests of people like you

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, TV journalists in Armenia are serving interests of people like you? Please use this CARD

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Partially agree, partially disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK/RA

TRUHLTH: Trust - Healthcare system

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Healthcare system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUBANK: Trust - Banks

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Banks?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUEDUC: Trust - Educational system

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Educational system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUNAEC: Trust - State Students Admissions Committee

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's State Students Admissions Committee?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUARMY: Trust - Army

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Army?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUCRTS: Trust - Court system

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Court system?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUNGOS: Trust - NGOs

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's NGOs?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUPARL: Trust - Parliament

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Parliament?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUEXEC: Trust - Executive government

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Executive government (Prime minister and ministers)?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUPRES: Trust - President

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's President?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPOLI: Trust - Police

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Police?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUPPS: Trust - Political parties

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Political parties?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUMEDI: Trust - Media

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Media?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRULOCG: Trust - Local government

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Local government?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRURELI: Trust - Religious institutions respondent belongs to

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Religious institutions to which you belong?

Note: The question was asked only for respondents, that beeb contacted by any member of Parliament since 2012 elections.

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUOMB: Trust - Ombudsman

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Armenia's Ombudsman?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUCBARM: Trust - Central Bank of Armenia

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Central Bank of Armenia?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUSTEU: Trust - EU

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust European Union?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUSTUN: Trust - UN

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust United Nations?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Neither trust not distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

IMPISS1: Most important issue facing the country

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Armenia at the moment?

Note: Options Unaffordability of healthcare, Unfairness of courts, Unfairness of elections, Violation of human rights, Low pensions, Political instability in the country, Violation of property rights, Low quality of education, Problematic relations with Russia, Rising prices/Inflation and Gender equality were grouped to other.

Values:
  • Unemployment
  • Poverty
  • Corruption
  • Unsolved territorial conflicts
  • Emigration
  • Lack of peace in the country
  • Low wages
  • Other
  • DK/RA

IMPISS2: Second most important issue facing the country

Question text: And tell me the second most important issue facing Armenia at the moment

Note: Options Unfairness of courts, Unfairness of elections, Violation of human rights, Political instability in the country, Violation of property rights, Low quality of education, Unaffordability of professional or higher education, Problematic relations with Russia, Religious intolerance and Gender equality were grouped to other

Values:
  • Unemployment
  • Poverty
  • Emigration
  • Low wages
  • Rising prices / Inflation
  • Corruption
  • Low pensions
  • Unsolved territorial conflicts
  • Unaffordability of healthcare
  • Lack of peace in the country
  • Other
  • DK/RA

DISCPOL: How often do you discuss politics/current events with friends/close relatives?

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives and friends, how often do you discuss politics / current affairs?

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

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK/RA

FREESPK: People have the right to openly say what they think

Question text: In Armenia today, do you think or not that people like yourself have the right to openly say what they think?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FAIRTRT: People like yourself are treated fairly by the government

Question text: Under the present government in Georgia, do you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree that people like yourself are treated fairly by the government?

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

GOVTROL: Government should be like a parent VS Government should be like an employee

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements 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. Original options are as follows: 1. Government as parent - Strongly agree 2. Government as parent - Agree 3. Government as employee - Agree 4. Government as employee - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Parent, 3 and 4 to Employee, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK/RA

OBJCOUR: Court system favors some citizens VS treats all equally

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: The court system in Armenia favors some citizens over others. Statement 2: The court system in Armenia treats all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Court favours some citizens - Strongly agree 2. Court favours some citizens - Agree 3. Court treats everyone equally - Agree 4. Court treats everyone equally - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Partial 3 and 4 to Impartial, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Favors some citizens
  • Treats all equally
  • DK
  • RA

PROTEST: People should VS People should not participate in protest actions

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: people should participate in protest actions against the government, as this shows the government that the people are in charge. Statement 2: people should not participate in protest actions against the government, as it threatens stability in our country.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Participation in protests - Strongly agree 2. Participation in protests - Agree 3. Non-participation in protests - Agree 4. Non-participation in protests - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK

Values:
  • People should participate
  • People should not participate
  • DK/RA

VOTPRCP: Would you participate in presidential elections next Sunday?

Question text: If presidential elections were held next Sunday, would you participate in the elections or not?

Values:
  • Certainly not participate
  • Most probably not participate
  • Most probably participate
  • Certainly participate
  • DK/RA

VOTLELE: Did you vote in 2012 parliamentary elections?

Question text: Did you vote in May 6th, 2012 parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ELCOND: Fairness of the most recent national elections

Question text: Would you say that May 6th,, 2012 parliamentary elections was conducted…

Values:
  • Not at all fairly
  • To some extent fairly
  • Completely fairly
  • DK
  • RA

ICITLAW: Important for a good citizen - always obey laws

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to always obey laws?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

ICITGOV: Important for a good citizen - support the government on every occasion

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to support the government on every occasion?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

ICITVOTE: Important for a good citizen - vote in elections

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to vote in elections?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

ICITTRAD: Important for a good citizen - follow traditions

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to follow traditions?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

IMPGCVW: Important for a good citizen - do volunteer work

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to do volunteer work meeting the needs of the community without expecting any compensation?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

ICITHELP: Important for a good citizen - support people who are worse off

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to support people who are worse off than themselves?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

ICITOPP: Important for a good citizen - be critical towards the government

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how important or unimportant it is for a good citizen to be critical towards the government?

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

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely important
  • DK/RA

CNTRDEM: How much of a democracy is country today?

Question text: In your opinion, how much of a democracy is Armenia today?

Values:
  • Not a democracy
  • A democracy but with major problems
  • A democracy but with minor problems
  • A full democracy
  • DK
  • RA

ATTDEM: Attitude towards democracy

Question text: Which of these three statements is closest to your own opinion?

Values:
  • Democracy is preferable to any other kind of government
  • In some circumstances a non-democratic government can be preferred
  • For someone like me it doesn’t matter
  • DK/RA

SUPCONST: Support of the constitutional reform to be implemented in Armenia

Question text: Please tell me to what extent do you support or not the constitutional reform to be implemented in Armenia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Have not heard about this reform option

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK
  • RA

NATOSUPP: Support of country's membership in NATO

Question text: To what extent would you support Armenia's membership in NATO?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK/RA

EUSUPP: Support of country's membership in EU

Question text: To what extent would you support Armenia's membership in the EU?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK/RA

EECSUPPA: Support of country's membership in Eurasian Economic Union

Question text: To what extent would you support Armenia's membership in the EEU?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • Rather not support
  • Equally support and don't support
  • Rather support
  • Fully support
  • DK/RA

MAINFRN: Main friend of the country

Question text: In your opinion, which country is currently main friend of Armenia?

Note: Options China, Georgia, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and Kazakhstan were grouped to other

Values:
  • Russia
  • France
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

MAINENEM: Main enemy of the country

Question text: In your opinion, which country is currently main enemy of Armenia?

Note: Options Armenia, Georgia, Great Britain, Iran, Russia, USA, All countries and Western countries were grouped to other

Values:
  • Azerbaijan
  • Turkey
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

CLSTRAD: The traditions of the population of which of the following regions is closest to the Armenia's traditions?

Question text: In your opinion, generally speaking, the traditions of the population of which of the following regions is closest to the Armenia's traditions?

Values:
  • Neighboring countries in the South Caucasus
  • Neighboring countries in Asia
  • North Caucasus
  • European part of Russia (excluding the regions of the North Caucasus)
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • USA
  • Other
  • DK/RA

CLSMDCL: The modern culture of the population of which of the following regions is closest to the Armenia's culture?

Question text: In your opinion, generally speaking, the modern culture of the population of which of the following regions is closest to the Armenia's culture?

Values:
  • Neighboring countries in the South Caucasus
  • Neighboring countries in Asia
  • North Caucasus
  • European part of Russia (excluding the regions of the North Caucasus)
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • USA
  • Other
  • DK/RA

PAYBRIB: Paid a bribe during the last 12 months

Question text: Have you or any member of your household been in a situation during the last 12 months when you/they had to pay a bribe in order to get a service or to obtain preferential treatment or consideration?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ETHNIC: Respondent's ethnicity

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

Note: Options Georgian, Other Caucasian, Russian, Yezid or Kurd were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Armenian
  • Other ethnicity
  • DK/RA

RESPEDU: Highest level of education you have achieved

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

Note: Options No primary education, Primary education, Incomplete secondary education, Secondary education were grouped to Secondary or lower, Incomplete higher education, Completed higher education and Post-graduate degree were grouped to Higher than secondary

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

RFAEDUC: Highest level of education your father has achieved

Question text: What is the highest level of education your father has achieved?

Note: Options No primary education, Primary education, Incomplete secondary education, Secondary education were grouped to Secondary or lower, Incomplete higher education, Completed higher education and Post-graduate degree were grouped to Higher than secondary

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

RMOEDUC: Highest level of education your mother has achieved

Question text: What is the highest level of education your mother has achieved?

Note: Options No primary education, Primary education, Incomplete secondary education, Secondary education were grouped to Secondary or lower, Incomplete higher education, Completed higher education and Post-graduate degree were grouped to Higher than secondary

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

KNOWRUS: Knowledge of Russian

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in Russian

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

KNOWENG: Knowledge of English

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in English

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

KNOWOTH: Knowledge of other foreign language

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in Other foreign language, except Russian and English

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

COMPABL: Knowledge of computer

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in Computer (Microsoft Office programs, excluding games)

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

FLMANDSC: Any foreign language mandatory at schools?

Question text: Which foreign language, if any, do you think should be mandatory in secondary schools of Armenia?

Values:
  • No foreign language should be mandatory
  • English
  • Russian
  • Other foreign language
  • DK/RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

Question text: How often do you use the Internet?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I don’t know what the Internet is
  • DK/RA

NOINTWHY: Main reason for not using internet

Question text: What is the main reason why you do not use the Internet?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who never use the internet
Options The Internet is too expensive, The Internet is distasteful or immoral, There is no access to the internet in my settlement and I am not allowed to use it were grouped to Other

Values:
  • I am not interested in / I do not want to use the Internet
  • I do not need the Internet
  • I do not have access to computer
  • I do not know how to use it
  • I don't have a phone line or modem or way to connect
  • I don't have time
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INTACEM: Most frequent internet activities - 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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTASCNA: Most frequent internet activities - Use other social networking sites

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTASKY: Most frequent internet activities - Use Skype

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Use Skype (for instant messaging and for calls)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTAIMSG: Most frequent internet activities - Use instant messenger (EXCEPT Skype)

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Use instant messenger other than Skype (ICQ, MSN, etc.)

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACFD: Most frequent internet activities - Engage in 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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACBL: Most frequent internet activities - Write / read other’s blogs

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACIN: Most frequent internet activities - 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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACSH: Most frequent internet activities - 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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACNW: Most frequent internet activities - Read / listen to / watch the news

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Read / listen to / watch the news apart from social networking sites, including watching online TV

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACEN: Most frequent internet activities - Download / Listen/watch music/videos

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Download / Listen to / Watch music/videos/movies

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACGM: Most frequent internet activities - Play online games

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Play online games

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACDW: Most frequent internet activities - Visit dating websites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? - Visit dating websites

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who use the internet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACOT: Most frequent internet activities - 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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IDEALNCH: Ideal number of children per family

Question text: What do you think is the ideal number of children per family in Armenia?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended

Values:
  • No children
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six and more
  • Whatever number the God will give us
  • DK/RA

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

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

Note: Answer options Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, Protestant Church and Other Christian Church or group were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Armenian Apostolic Church
  • Other Christian Church or group
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

RELIMP: How important is religion in your daily life?

Question text: How important is religion in your daily life?

Note: This question wasn't asked to those who answered 'none' to the previous question

Values:
  • Not at all important
  • Not very important
  • Rather important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

RELSERV: Frequency of attendance of religious services

Question text: Apart from special occasions such as weddings and funerals, about how often do you attend religious services nowadays?

Values:
  • Once a week or more often
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special holidays
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

RELFAST: Frequency of fasting when required by religious tradition

Question text: How often do you fast when it is required by your religious traditions?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option 'Fasting is not required in my religion'

Values:
  • Always fast
  • Often fast
  • Sometimes fast
  • Rarely fast
  • Never fast
  • DK/RA

RLGIOUS: How religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are?

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

Values:
  • Not at all religious
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very religious
  • DK/RA

EMIGRAT: Interested in permanent emigration?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Armenia forever to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MIGSHRT: Interested in temporary emigration?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Armenia for a certain period of time to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ECONSTN: HH economic situation

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

Values:
  • Not enough money for food
  • Enough money for food only but not for clothes
  • Enough money for food and clothes but not for expensive dura
  • Enough money for some durables fridge etc.
  • Enough money for everything needed
  • DK/RA

RESPMAR: Respondent's marital status

Question text: Respondent's marital status

Note: The question was recoded. Options Separated and Divorced were grouped.

Values:
  • Married: official state marriage only no religious ceremony
  • Married: both state marriage and religious ceremony
  • Never married
  • Widow/Widower
  • Married: religious ceremony only not registered with state
  • Cohabiting without civil or religious marriage
  • Divorced / Separated
  • DK/RA

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Color television

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNDIGC: HH owns - Digital photo camera

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Digital photo camera

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Refrigerator

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Air conditioner

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Car

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNLNDP: HH owns - Land line phone

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Landline phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCELL: HH owns - Cell phone

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Cell phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CELLINTH: Does any of your household members have Internet access from his/her cell phone?

Question text: Does any of your household members have Internet access from his/her cell phone?

Note: This question was asked to those who said they owe a cell phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WEBHOMEH: HH has internet access

Question text: Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order - Internet access from your home computer or laptop

Note: The question was asked only to the respondents, who own Personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMBRED: Does HH limit consumption of bread, pasta?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Bread, pasta

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMMILK: Does HH limit consumption of butter, milk?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Butter, milk

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOUL: Does HH limit consumption of poultry / Chicken meat?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Poultry / Chicken meat

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMBEEF: Does HH limit consumption of beef?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Beef

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPORK: Does HH limit consumption of pork?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Pork

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMFISH: Does HH limit consumption of fish?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Fish

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMVEGS: Does HH limit consumption of fruit, vegetables?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Fruit, vegetables, EXCEPT potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOTA: Does HH limit consumption of potatoes?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMSWEE: Does HH limit consumption of sweets and chocolates?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Sweets and chocolates

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMELEC: Does HH limit consumption of electricity?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Electricity

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMGASS: Does HH limit consumption of gas?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Gas

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMTRAN: Does HH limit consumption of transportation?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Transportation

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NOMONFD: Not enough money to buy food for past 12 months

Question text: Speaking about the past 12 months, how often did it happen that you did not have enough money to buy the food you or your family needed?

Values:
  • Every day
  • Every week
  • Every month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INCSOUCO: Sources of HH income: Money from relatives living in the country

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Money from family members, relatives, or friends living elsewhere in this country.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUAB: Sources of HH income: Money from relatives living abroad

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Money from family members, relatives, or friends living in another country.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUAG: Sources of HH income: Sales of agricultural products

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Cash sales from agricultural products.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUSL: Sources of HH income: Salaries

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Aggregated earned income (salary) of all household members, except sales of agricultural products.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUGO: Sources of HH income: Pensions and government benefits

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Pensions and government benefits.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOURE: Sources of HH income: Rent collected

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Income from renting of property, vehicles, or appliances.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUPR: Sources of HH income: Sold property

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Income from sale of property, vehicles, or appliances.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUIN: Sources of HH income: Interest/Investment returns

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Interest or earnings on deposits or securities.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

INCSOUOT: Sources of HH income: Other source

Question text: Many households obtain income from several sources. I will read out several possible sources of income and please, tell me whether your household had monetary income from each of these sources in the last 12 months. Please think about the income of all members of your household - Other sources of income.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MONYTOT: HH monetary income last month

Question text: Household income is a sum of monetary income of all household members. Speaking about monetary income of all your household members last month, to which of the following groups does your household belong?

Values:
  • More than USD 1200
  • USD 801 – 1200
  • USD 401 – 800
  • USD 251 – 400
  • USD 101 – 250
  • USD 51– 100
  • Up to USD 50
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

SPENDMO: HH spending last month

Question text: Please tell me your household's spending last month?

Values:
  • More than USD 1200
  • USD 801 – 1200
  • USD 401 – 800
  • USD 251 – 400
  • USD 101 – 250
  • USD 51– 100
  • Up to USD 50
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

FOODDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for food

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to buy food?

Values:
  • Each week
  • Each month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK/RA

UTILDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for utilities

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to pay for utilities?

Values:
  • Each week
  • Each month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK/RA

CURRUNG: Current perceived economic rung

Question text: Let's imagine there is a 10-step ladder reflecting the economic standing of all households in Armenia today. The first rung of this ladder corresponds to the lowest possible economic position in society, while the 10th rung corresponds to the highest possible position. On which rung of this ladder do you think your household currently stands?

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

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK/RA

FUTRUNG: Perceived economic rung in 5 years

Question text: On which rung of this ladder do you think your household will be standing 5 years from now?

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

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK/RA

RELCOND: Perceived relative economic condition

Question text: Relative to most of the households around you, would you describe the current economic condition of your household as …

Values:
  • Very poor
  • Poor
  • Fair
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

MININCR: Minimal monthly income for normal life

Question text: What is the minimal monthly income that would enable your household live a normal life?

Note: Options USD 51– 100 and Up to USD 50 were grouped into USD 100 or less

Values:
  • USD 250 or less
  • USD 251 – 400
  • USD 401 – 800
  • USD 801 – 1200
  • More than USD 1200
  • DK/RA

LISTENO: Did anybody else listen the interview?

Question text: Was anybody but you and the respondent him/herself able to listen to the respondent's answers during the interview?

Values:
  • Yes, during the entire interview
  • Yes, most of the time
  • Yes, when answering sections 6 and/or 7
  • Yes, for less than half of the interview
  • Yes, for only a few questions
  • No

FRQDIST: Frequency of respondent being distracted

Question text: How often was the respondent distracted during the interview?

Values:
  • Never
  • Fewer than ten
  • Approximately between 10 and 20
  • Less than half the interview
  • Throughout most or entire interview

FRQKNOW: Frequency the respondent seemed to lack knowledge

Question text: How often did you feel that the respondent lacked knowledge about the questions you asked?

Values:
  • Never
  • Fewer than ten
  • Approximately between 10 and 20
  • Less than half the interview
  • Throughout most or entire interview

FRQRLCT: Frequency of respondent being reluctant to answer questions

Question text: How often did you feel the respondent was reluctant to answer the questions?

Values:
  • Never
  • Fewer than ten
  • Approximately between 10 and 20
  • Less than half the interview
  • Throughout most or entire interview

FRQSHCD: Frequency of respondent being reluctant to use the show cards

Question text: How often did you feel the respondent was reluctant to use the show cards

Values:
  • Never
  • Less than ten
  • Approximately 25% of the show cards
  • For a substantial number of show cards
  • Throughout most or entire interview

RESPINL: Respondent’s level of intelligence

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate the respondent's level of intelligence?

Values:
  • Not at all intelligent
  • Not very intelligent
  • Average
  • Intelligent
  • Very intelligent

RESPSINC: Level of sincerity of the respondent

Question text: How would you evaluate sincerity of respondent's answers?

Values:
  • Not at all sincere
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely sincere

RESPTIR: How tired was respondent at the end of the interview?

Question text: How tired was the respondent in the end of the interview?

Note: The question was recoded from 11-point scale to 5-point scale

Values:
  • Very tired
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Not tired at all

INTNUM: Number of people present during the interview

Question text: Number of people present at the interview

Note: The question was changed from open-ended. Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six or more

INTLANG: Interview language

Question text: Interview language

Values:
  • Armenian
  • Azeri
  • Georgian
  • Other language

HHSIZE: Total number of people per household

Question text: Total number of people per household

Values:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six or more

HHASIZE: Total number of adults per household

Question text: Total number of adults per household

Values:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six or more

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