Based on a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan% Pakistanis state that they do not smoke cigarettes those who say they do not smoke have relatives or coworkers who do smoke nationally. a representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was questioned, “Do you smoke cigarettes ?” In response, 17% declared that they do, 77% said that they do not, and a mere 6% said that they did not know or did not want to respond.
Those who responded in the negative were further asked, “Is there any person in your home or workplace who smokes?” 45% responded yes, 52% said no and 3% did not know or desire to respond.
The study was launched by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International.
The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1,178 men and women.
in rural and urban parts of all four provinces of the country, during 23 February – 03 March 2019. The error margin is expected to be approximately ± 2-3 percent at the 95% confidence level.