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The numbers don’t jibe EDITORIAL 03/23/2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The numbers don’t jibe

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03/23/2011
One of the reasons survey outfits’ results are not quite taken seriously, and are many times disbelieved, is that certain claimed perceptions just don’t jibe.

Pulse Asia’s recent poll findings show that the trust and approval rating of Noynoy Aquino on a nationwide basis slid by a substantial five points, and by 12 percent in the National Capital Region (NCR). Overall, however, Noynoy still obtained a high 75 percent from 80 percent in October by way of trust ratings, while he fell from 79 percent in October to 74 percent in performance or approval rating.

The biggest Noynoy suffered was a 12 percent drop coming from the NCR, from 78 percent last October to 66 percent in March.

The Pulse Asia poll noted that public perception on six issues confronting the Aquino administration was not favorable as reflected in the latest survey. Public confidence fell on his administration’s performance on six key issues, including the equal enforcement of the law, creating more jobs and controlling the population growth, which showed huge declines from October last year..... MORE

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