The document covers the findings of the Public Opinion Poll for Evaluation of Police-Public Partnership in the Marzes of the Republic of Armenia conducted by the Proactive Society Human Rights NGO on the commission of the OSCE office in Yerevan. The Report does not reflect viewpoints and subjective evaluations of the Proactive Society Human Rights NGO, it is based solely on the findings of the Public Opinion Poll and their interpretations.
The methodology of the survey, namely, the pilot public opinion poll, the actual public opinion poll, identification and computer processing of the obtained data, analysis of findings, representation of the findings in charts and
tables, was developed in close cooperation with the OSCE office in Yerevan.
As a result of the discussions, the following methodological approaches were considered:
During the public opinion poll, the method of direct interviews was applied and a questionnaire developed earlier
for a similar survey conducted in Yerevan was used. For the marz survey the questionnaire was somewhat
modified, the key questions, however, were left intact to ensure compatibility between the findings of the Yerevan
and marz surveys. 3800 marz residents of above 16 age groups were involved in the opinion poll.
The main objectives of the opinion poll were as follows: