ISLAMABAD: Sixty-one (61) percent of Pakistanis say their children aged 10 years or less have been vaccinated against measles, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey.
In the survey, a nationally representative sample of men and women from urban and rural areas across the four provinces was asked: “How many children aged less than ten years are there in your house?”
Responding to this question, 23 percent of the respondents said one, 26 percent said two, nine percent said three and six percent said four or more children whereas 34 percent said none. Two percent of the respondents did not respond.
Responding to this question, 61 percent of the respondents said yes, 22 percent said no whereas 17 percent did not give a response.
The study, released by Gilani Foundation, was carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International, among a sample of 2,635 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country between July 01 and 08, 2013.
Error margin is estimated to be approximately ±2-3 percent at 95 percent confidence level.