NUTRITION
Citizens engagement and behavior change assessment poll 7 May 2018
8 questions polled on this topic
49% response rate
1,767 responded out of 3,582 polled
May 7. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
May 7. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
May 7. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
May 7. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
May 7. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
May 7. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
May 7. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
May 7. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 cry?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 7. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
1,767 responded out of 3,582 polled
Female
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No

Male
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
0-14
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No

15-19
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

20-24
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

25-30
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

31-34
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No

35+
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
1,706 responded out of 1,785 polled
Female
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No

Male
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
0-14
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

15-19
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No

20-24
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

25-30
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

31-34
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

35+
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
1,672 responded out of 1,713 polled
Female
4%
Yes
 
Yes
96%
No
 
No

Male
4%
Yes
 
Yes
96%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

15-19
5%
Yes
 
Yes
95%
No
 
No

20-24
6%
Yes
 
Yes
94%
No
 
No

25-30
1%
Yes
 
Yes
99%
No
 
No

31-34
3%
Yes
 
Yes
97%
No
 
No

35+
3%
Yes
 
Yes
97%
No
 
No
4%
Yes
 
Yes
96%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
1,631 responded out of 1,680 polled
Female
23%
Yes
 
Yes
77%
No
 
No

Male
24%
Yes
 
Yes
76%
No
 
No
0-14
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

15-19
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No

20-24
28%
Yes
 
Yes
72%
No
 
No

25-30
18%
Yes
 
Yes
82%
No
 
No

31-34
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No

35+
18%
Yes
 
Yes
82%
No
 
No
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
1,540 responded out of 1,639 polled
Female
10%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
79%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
7%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

Male
7%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
75%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
15%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
0-14
0%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
0%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
0%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
86%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
14%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

15-19
12%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
7%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
68%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

20-24
10%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
1%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
70%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
17%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

25-30
7%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
3%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
77%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
12%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

31-34
2%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
0%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
87%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
9%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

35+
5%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
1%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
82%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
10%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
77%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
1,413 responded out of 1,548 polled
sadza
foods
drinks
milk
sweets
food
meat
rice
porridge
cremora
zap
yes
etc
freezits
snacks
biscuits
tea
soft
sweet
zapnax
beer
fizzy
bread
eg
junk
like
nax
fruits
maize
potatoes
alcohol
cold
drink
nacks
cakes
lacto
much
powdered
maputi
poridge
fast
24
jiggies
maheu
chips
solid
sugar
cream
sugary
fresh
MAY 7. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
1,386 responded out of 1,414 polled
Female
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

Male
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No
0-14
14%
Yes
 
Yes
86%
No
 
No

15-19
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No

20-24
23%
Yes
 
Yes
77%
No
 
No

25-30
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No

31-34
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No

35+
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 cry?
1,302 responded out of 1,394 polled
hunger
milk
way
hungry
mother
food
breast
will
enough
mothers
need
cry
communication
feeding
lack
stomach
baby
can
want
talk
breastfeeding
babies
crying
well
child
communicating
discomfort
feeling
time
attention
pain
dont
feed
think
know
don
poor
sick
speak
shortage
mukaka
new
since
able
age
care
communicate
eat
environment
anenge

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