23% Pakistanis claim they would not attend to an injured person if they witness a road accident; 4% less millennials than other respondents would help an injured person during a road accident and inform the police as well: Survey

Islamabad, June 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, 23% Pakistanis claim they would not attend to an injured person if they witness a road accident; 4% less millennials than other respondents would help an injured person during a road accident and inform the police as well.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “If God forbid you witness a road accident in which a person is injured, what would you do?” In response to this question, 23% said they would ignore the accident and leave the spot, 37% said they would help the injured without informing the police, 28% said they would help the injured and inform the police as well, while 12% did not know.

Millennials vs Others:

In response to this question, 23% millennial respondents (aged 18-30) said they would ignore the accident and leave the spot, 37% said they would help the injured without informing the police, 25% said they would help the injured and inform the police as well, while 15% did not know. On the other hand, 23% other respondents (aged 30+) said they would ignore the accident and leave the spot, 37% said they would help the injured without informing the police, 29% said they would help the injured and inform the police as well, while 11% did not know.

A comparison of results shows that 4% less millennials than other respondents would help an injured person during a road accident and inform the police as well.

The study was released 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 1868 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during May 08 – May 15, 2017. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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Group Manager
Gilani Research Foundation
Islamabad
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E-mail: fatima.idrees@gilanifoundation.com