Islamabad, Oct 28, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 26% Pakistanis say someone in their area fell ill because of the Dengue virus.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Did anyone in your area/city fall ill because of dengue virus?” Responding to this, 26% said yes and 53% said no and 21% did not respond.
The provincial breakdown showed that in Punjab 26% know of someone who was ill compared to 21% in KPK, 25% in Sindh and 37% in Balochistan.
Question: “Did anyone in your area/city fall ill because of dengue virus?”
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 2646 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during Sep 23, 2013 – Sep 30, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.