Poll: Ukrainians dissatisfied with government's measures on fighting flu epidemic

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Dec. 7, 2009, 9:29 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
Ukrainian citizens have mainly negative feelings about measures being taken by the government to fight the flu epidemic, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Social and Political Psychology of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine on November 24-30, 2009. The results of the survey were presented at a press conference at the Interfax-Ukraine news agency on Monday.

According to the poll, 49.8% of respondents made a negative assessment of the activities of the Cabinet of Ministers, 44.8% the Health Ministry, 57.4% the president and his secretariat, and 50.4% the Verkhovna Rada.

Some 37.4% of those polled made a positive assessment of the activities of the Cabinet of Ministers, 28.1% the Health Ministry, 18.8% the president and his secretariat, and 18.6% the Verkhovna Rada.

A total of 2,005 respondents participated in the survey, with the poll's margin of error being 2.2%.
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Anonymous Dec. 9, 2009, 7:42 p.m.    

Perhaps the editors at Kyivpost can verify those numbers. They don't look right. Why woutl the the Health Ministry be 44.8%, and why would the president and his secretariat be at 57%, and the Verkhovna Rada at 50.4%

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