Islamabad, Aug 27, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, a notable majority of Pakistanis (82%) break their fast with dates.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Normally what do your household members break their fast with?” Responding to this, 82% said dates, 4% said salt, 8% said water, and 5% identified other food items. 1% did not respond.
Question: “Normally what do your household members break their fast with?”
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 urban and rural 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.