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12% of Pakistani Males and 2% of Pakistani Females claim to use Tobacco in Paan or Chewing Betel nut.


The results of a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan revealed that 12% of Pakistani males and 2% of Pakistani females claimed to use tobacco in the traditional form of Paan or chewing Betel-nut.

In a survey a nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces were asked the following question Do you use tobacco in the form of Paan or Betel nut? Among the male population 12% of the respondents claimed to have used tobacco in the traditional form of Paan while 86% stated that they have never used tobacco in Paan or Betel-nut. 2% choose not to respond.