Islamabad, May 18, 2020
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 68% Pakistanis report doctor’s advice is most trustworthy with regards to Coronavirus. Only 5% say politicians.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women from across the four provinces was asked the following question, “Whose advice would you trust the most relating to Coronavirus?” In response to this question, 68% respondents said they trust a doctor’s advice the most related to Coronavirus, 11% said they trust religious leaders, 5% said they trust politicians and 16% said they trust others related to Coronavirus.
Gender Breakdown: Significantly more females say they trust a doctor as compared to males
Out of the total respondents, 62% males they said they would trust a doctor’s advice the most while 73% females said the same. An equal 5% from both genders said they would trust a politician’s advice the most. 9% males and 13% females said they would trust the advice of a religious leader.
Age Breakdown: Respondents in the 30 to 39 age cohort most likely to trust a doctor’s advice Out of the total respondents under the age of 30, 65% said they would trust a doctor’s advice, 16% said they would trust a religious leaders advice, 4% would trust politicians and 15% chose others. Between ages 30 to 39, highest 73% said they would trust a doctor, 9% chose religious leaders, 12% chose others and 6% said they would trust politicians.