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Afghanistan in 2008: A Survey of the Afghan People

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http://www.asiafoundation.org/resources/pdfs/Afghanistanin2008.pdf
 
On October 28, 2008, The Asia Foundation released findings from its fourth public opinion poll in Afghanistan, “Afghanistan in 2008: A Survey of the Afghan People” which covers the largest population sample ever surveyed at one time in all 34 of Afghanistan’s provinces. The Asia Foundation has conducted four surveys, dating back to 2004, which collectively establish an accurate, long-term barometer of public opinion across the country to help assess the direction in which Afghanistan is moving in the post-Taliban era. The 2008 survey captures the Afghan public’s perceptions of reconstruction, security, governance, and attitudes towards government and informal institutions, as well as poppy cultivation, the status of women, the role of Islam, and the impact of media. The fieldwork for the survey was conducted during June 12-July 2, 2008, when 543 Afghan men and women conducted in-person interviews with a multi-stage random sample of 6,593 Afghan citizens 18 years of age and o
lder from different social, economic, and ethnic communities in rural and urban areas in all 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
© 2008 THE ASIA FOUNDATION

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November 1, 2008 at 3:45 am

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