KUALA LUMPUR, 9 SEPTEMBER 2021 - The UCSI Poll Research Centre recently released a poll result on the topic of willingness to dine in after the relaxation of SOP. The poll was conducted among 1,044 Malaysians, and the margin of sampling error for this sample size was +/- 3%.
The respondents were asked if they had dine-in in the past week, and plan to dine-in in the coming week. The results are as follows:
The respondents were further asked about the reasons for their willingness to dine-in in the coming week.
The reasons why respondents plan not to dine-in in the coming week are as follows:
On the other hand, the reasons for respondents that plan to dine-in in the coming week are as follows:
The poll results show there is no major change in the public’s willingness to dine-in in the near future, and those who had recently dine-in may increase their dine-in frequency.
Generally, the public feels unsafe to dine-in even with strict SOP followed as the daily reported COVID-19 cases remain high. The vaccinated population is the main key in achieving herd immunity, however, the public may only regain confidence for their daily economic activities especially for dine-in after the daily number of COVID-19 cases is reduced.
About UCSI Poll Research Centre The UCSI Poll Research Centre (UCSI-PRC) is a public opinion research company owned by the UCSI Group. Its main objective is to utilise original and scientific research methodologies to investigate and analyse public opinions and attitudes.