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last updated Jan. 1, 1994
published Jan. 1, 1994
Poll No. 4, January 1994 - On Palestinian Attitudes to the PLO-Israel Agreement
Read more:  Declaration of Principles, Oslo accords, peace process, Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO, Israeli occupation, Yasser Arafat, negotiations, factions, reform, governance, Palestinian politics, public opinion
Summary: A random sample of 1,622 Palestinians, over the age of 18 years, were interviewed throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip on 8/10/11 January 1994. The interviews were conducted on a face-to-face basis with people who visited general service offices to fill out application forms for their identity cards, travel documents, birth
registrations, etc, in the main towns. The interviewers reported that some people filled out their questionnaire by themselves in the presence of the interviewer.

In the West Bank, 1,110 questionnaires were collected from the following major towns: Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilia, Nablus, Ramallah, Hebron, East Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Jericho. In the Gaza Strip, 512 questionnaires were received from: Gaza, Khan Younis, Rafah, Deir Al-Balah, Beit Hanoun, Jabalia and the Central Refugee Camp areas.

The major of error is plus or minus 3% with a confidence level of 95%.
Sample Distribution
68.4% of the respondents were from the West Bank
31.6% from the Gaza Strip
29.4% said they live in villages
25.6% in refugee camps
45.0% in towns/cities
76.0% were male
24.0% were female

The average of age of the respondents was 31 years.
Occupation respondents
Students 11.9%
Waged labourers 16.3%
Housewives 6.7%
Employees eg. secretaries/teachers/nurses/municipal employees 22.2%
Businessmen/private business 10.9%
Farmers/fishermen 2.4%
Craftsmen 11.1%
Professionals - eg. doctors/lawyers/pharmacists/engineers 9.1%
Unemployed 8.2%
Retired 0.9%
Others 0.3%
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