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3% or 5.4 million Pakistanis claim they were tested for Hepatitis in the past year. Respondents with higher education (7%) and those from Urban Punjab (5%) were more likely to say they got tested, than others (Gallup Pakistan Big Data Analysis on Health based on Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey)

Islamabad, July 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Introduction to the Gallup Data Analytics series on Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement data:

This press release is part of a special Gallup Data Analytics series that aims to foster an empirical understanding of the social and economic indicators in Pakistan based on data generated by PSLM Surveys.

PSLM is the largest survey in Pakistan conducted every two year by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. The sample covers over 24,000 households and over 150,000 respondents. Gallup Pakistan Data Analytics team has worked extensively on this data and this series of press releases are our attempt to publicize the great efforts done by hundreds of office bearers of Bureau of Statistics who have travelled far and wide to collect this data.

This particular press release aims to assess the prevalence of health diseases across Pakistan along with various demographic breakdowns to provide further insight into the results.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from the 10+ population from across the four provinces was asked the following question: “Did you get tested for having Hepatitis in the past year?” In response to this question, 97% Pakistanis said no while 3% of the respondents reported being tested.

For more information, contact:
Group Manager,
Gilani Research Foundation
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2655630
E-mail: fatima.idrees@gilanifoundation.com
Website: http://www.gilanifoundation.com/