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VTSIOM: Russians believe that divorce and child it is important to communicate with the father

Most Russians believe that divorce and child it is important to communicate with the father, according to a survey by VTSIOM.

According to the study, 82% of citizens believe that in case of divorce of parents is important for the child to constantly see his biological father, spending time with him, 7% said that the biological father should not interfere in the life of a new family and its contribution to the education of the child shall be limited to payment of child support, 11% were undecided.

It is noted that 68% of respondents believe that today's fathers often listen to the opinion of the child, consider his point of view, interests, 62% - that fathers are more interested in the lives of their children, 59% - that fathers often openly speak about love to them, 57% believe that the relationship between fathers and children become more trusting, 54% believe that fathers are less likely to show strictness towards their children. While 48% indicated that fathers have less time to spend with their children.

As indicated in the survey, according to the Russians, first and foremost, lets talk about the responsibility of a father in upbringing children is a good material security of the family (36%), and also with kids in my free time, educational games, learning application skills (35%), explaining the child how to solve conflicts, to find solutions in difficult situations (28%), active involvement in the educational process (26%), instilling of skills of a healthy lifestyle (25%), interest in the personal life of the child (24%).

The initiative Russian opinion "polls-Sputnik" held on 16 June. In the survey participated 1.6 thousand of Russians aged 18 years. Survey method — telephone interviews in a stratified random sample of dibasic landline and mobile numbers. For a given sample size the maximum error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%.