Islamabad, Aug 29, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 75% Pakistanis believe fruit consumption causes the risk of heart attack to decrease.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “What do you think is the impact of fruit consumption on the risk of heart attack?” In response to this, 75% said fruit consumption caused the risk of heart attack to decrease, 21% said it caused the risk to increase and 3% said it made no difference. 1% chose not to respond.
Question: “What do you think is the impact of fruit consumption on the risk of heart attack?”
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 2639 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during July 16, 2013 – July 22, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.