Tuesday, November 29
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pinion Poll: (31% Pakistanis claim to have experienced negative emotions of worry or sadness: Poll)

ISLAMABAD: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, one third Pakistanis (31%) claim to have experienced negative emotions of worry or sadness on the previous day.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Please tell if you experienced feelings of sadness and worry yesterday.” In response to this question, 31% said yes, 68% said no and 1% did not respond.

The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International.

The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1826 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, November 12- November 18, 2017. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.