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Stressful situations in the lives of the ukrainians, 2018
According to a recent KIIS study, 52% of those polled experienced some sort of stressful situation. Compared to 2017, the number of such situations has not changed significantly (it was 53% in 2017). There is a decrease in the total proportion of respondents who felt helpless and lost faith in themselves (17 percentage points in 2018 versus 21 percentage points in 2017), as well as in the proportion of those who lost their job and found themselves without livelihood (11 percent points versus 15 percentage points respectively). At the same time, the share of people who experienced other stressful situations decreased by three percentage points, that is from 16 in 2017 to 13 in 2018.
Attitude of the Ukrainians to public holidays, November 2018
Compared to previous periods, the biggest increase is observed in the importance of celebrating the Independence Day, and importance of holidays such as the Day of the Defender of Ukraine and the Constitution Day also increased. The share of the population for which the International Women's Day was among the favorite holidays slightly decreased. New Year, Christmas, and Easter are stably among top-3 holidays.
Participation and satisfaction with the "Dostupni liky (Affordable Medication)" program
17.7% of respondents answered “yes” to the question "Did you or your family members participate in the “Dostupni liky” program, that allows for pharmacies to provide patients who are suffering from chronic diseases such as asthma, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases with medications for free or for lower price?" Another 79.7% of respondents answered "no", and 2.6% could not answer the question.
Signing a contract and satisfaction with a family doctor
Attitude of Ukrainians to the policy of regulation of information sphere
In September 2018, during the KIIS survey, respondents were asked to answer a few questions about the state's information policy. In February 2018, the same questions were studied in a survey conducted by KIIS at the request of the NGO "Detector Media" "Countering Russian propaganda and media literacy" (with a full report from this study, see the link below: https://detector.media/doc/images/news/archive/2016/136017/DM_KMIS_ukr__WEB-2.pdf).
In September, 35% of respondents believed that there was an attack on freedom of speech in Ukraine (this percentage slightly increased since February), 30% - held the opposite view that there are too many pro-Kremlin propaganda media in Ukraine, and that the state and society react weakly (earlier was 33%). Note that a large proportion of respondents had difficulty defining their position (about 35% could not answer or refused to answer).