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Monday, June 3, 2013

Only 14% of Pakistanis play a sport which involves strenuous physical exercise. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN


Islamabad, Jun 03, 2013

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, only 14% of Pakistanis play a sport which involves strenuous physical exercise.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “For entertainment or exercise, do you play any sport which leads to elevation in breathing and heart rate, for example football, kabbadi, swimming?” Responding to this, 14% said yes and 84% said no. However, 2% did not give a response.

Respondents who said ‘yes’, were then asked “usually how many hours a day do you play a sport that involves hard physical exercise?” Responding to this, 46% said less than half an hour, 32% up to half an hour, 12% 1-2 hours, 5% said 2-3 hours, 1% said 3-4 hours, 1% said more than 4 hours and 2% said 0 hours.

Question: “For entertainment or exercise, do you play any sport which leads to elevation in breathing and heart rate, for example football, kabbadi, swimming?”
Question: “Usually how many hours a day do you play a sport that involves hard physical exercise?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2647 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during May 13, 2013 – May 20, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.



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