In July within the regular research, the Centre for Public Opinion Research focused on the environment. Representatives of the Czech population answered questions on particular environmental phenomena in the sense of their problematic character. As the most serious problems were stated the garbage cumulation (for 65% “very serious" problem) and the ocean pollution (for 60% "very serious" problem).
In its research, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the coronavirus crisis and citizens' experiences with it. In July almost three-quarters (74%) of Czech citizens over the age of 15 were interested in the situation regarding the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Approximately one-fifth of respondents (22%) expressed willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Less than a quarter (24 %) of respondents took a negative attitude towards vaccination against COVID-19 and a half (50%) has already received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination. About two-thirds (66%) of Czech citizens consider what the Czech state has done against the spread of coronavirus as appropriate.
In July 2021, the Centre for Public Opinion Research asked questions regarding the environment. In the first question, respondents assessed how they think the Czech Republic cares about environmental protection. The second question identified an interest of respondents in information related to environmentally friendly behaviour. The third question gave the respondents space to express a subjective feeling of awareness of environmentally friendly behavior and the fourth question mapped the respondents' own household practices in the context of the environment.
In July CVVM survey was focused on environmental issues. Respondents were asked about how satisfied or dissatisfied they are with the state of environment in the Czech Republic and in their place of residence. Next citizens rated the size of their satisfaction with concrete areas of environment in their residence such as cleanness of air, surrounding nature and surface water. Respondents also evaluated traffic density, level of noise and the quality of drinking water.
We also examined whether people are interested about information about the state of the environment and whether they have sufficient information on the state of the environment.
In June 2021 Public Opinion Research Centre included a blok of questions connected to health care. One of the discussed topics was also health care measures in the Czech Republic. Questions focused mainly on charges for medication, doctor visit and stay in hospital. Next issue was connected to insurance and insurance company.
In June 2021 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions related to health care system in its regular survey. Citizens were asked about their overall satisfaction with health care system in the Czech Republic as well as their views on the various problematic areas of healthcare, such as the financing of public health, management of drugs and functioning of insurance companies.
In June Public Opinion Research Centre focused on vaccination against COVID-19. Approximately one-third of respondents (35%) expressed willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Almost a quarter (23 %) of respondents took a negative attitude towards vaccination against COVID-19. More than a third (35 %) has already received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination.
In June 2021 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to health care. Questions focused mainly on satisfaction with health care in the Czech Republic, evaluation of the quality of the health care in the last year and the amount of information provided by the doctors. Respondents evaluated their own health condition and possibilities to decide the ways of their medical treatment. The last comparable research on this topic was conducted in December 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, which should be kept in mind when comparing results over time.
In its research, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the coronavirus crisis and citizens' experiences with it. In June, more than three-quarters (77%) of Czech citizens over the age of 15 were interested in the situation regarding the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
In connection with the spread of the new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, approximately three-quarters of Czech citizens concerned about the health of their loved ones (74%) and deteriorating economic situation in the Czech Republic (73%).