The poll was carried out on 1,369 people in Bangkok and nearby provinces between Jan 17-18 to gauge their opinion on the incident.
Most of the respondents, 71.32%, were of the opinion that the incident was too violent without proper reason; 16.98% thought it was part of an ongoing political game aimed at scaring away the protesters, and 11.7% wanted the authorities to quickly find the culprits and take stricter preventive measures.
Asked who they thought was responsible for the attack, 68.27% believed it was the work of a third party, 20.67% pointed to groups of politicians, 7.7% blamed it on influential persons, and 3.36% thought it might be the work of either the government or the PDRC.
The majority, 57.56%, of the respondents believed the blast would result in more people joining the protest, but the rest, or 42.44%, thought otherwise.
A huge majority, or 82.3%, believed more violent incidents would occur, but 16.29% were not certain, while only 1.41% thought there would be no more of such incidents.