Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 23% of those Pakistanis who said that at least one person from their household had to be admitted to the hospital in the past year claimed they had to face a lot of inconvenience while getting the patient admitted to the hospital; 51% faced somewhat inconvenience.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women who said that somebody from their household has needed to be admitted to the hospital in the past year, from across the four provinces was asked,
“To what extent did you have to face any inconvenience while getting the patient admitted to the hospital?” In response to this question, 23% of the respondents said they had to face a lot of inconvenience while 51% claimed that they had to somewhat face inconvenience. 23% respondents said that they had to face no inconvenience at all and 3% chose not to respond.
The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International.
The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 245 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during June 08 – June 15, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.