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Marcos, Sara both get 86% trust ratings in latest OCTA survey


President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and Vice President Sara Duterte both received 86% trust ratings in OCTA Research Group's latest Tugon ng Masa survey.

According to findings OCTA released, Marcos and Sara also had similar levels of distrust and percentage of undecided respondents with 4% and 10% respectively.

Senate President Juan Miguel Zubirio received a 52% trust rating; Speaker Martin Romualdez, 38%; and Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, 24%.

In a phone interview with GMA News Online, OCTA Research fellow Professor Ranjit Rye said net ratings above 70% may be considered "excellent."

"Sa scale namin, anybody that goes beyond 70 (%), net, is excellent na. Even if you net him, meaning, prove or disapprove, he'll still get more than 70% so excellent na 'yung rating niya. 'Yun ang basis namin," Rye said.

"Based on OCTA scale, government officials who have a rating, trust rating and performance rating of over 70% are classified as excellent," he added.

As regards performance ratings, the survey showed that 78% were satisfied with Marcos' while 5% were dissatisfied. There are 18% of adult Filipinos who are undecided with his performance.

Eighty percent are satisfied with Sara's performance while 4% are not satisfied. Sixteen percent are undecided.

The survey also showed that 53% and 44% of the respondents were satisfied with the performance of Zubiri and Romualdez, respectively. On the other hand, Gesmundo got a performance rating of 30%.

Rye said Zubiri could be classified as "very good" while Romualdez is "good." He added that Gesmundo could be classified as "moderate."

The survey was conducted nationwide in the National Capital Region, Balance Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao among 1,200 male and female "probability respondents aged 18 years and above."

Respondents from Class AB, C, D, or E homes were interviewed for the study which had a margin of error of ±3%. —NB, GMA Integrated News

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