HEALTH
Citizens engagement and behavior change assessment poll 7 May 2018
8 questions polled on this topic
96% response rate
1,587 responded out of 1,657 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?
1,587 responded out of 1,657 polled
Female
58%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
59%
No
 
No
41%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
38%
no
 
no
62%
yes
 
yes

15-19
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

20-24
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

25-30
62%
no
 
no
38%
yes
 
yes

31-34
56%
no
 
no
44%
yes
 
yes

35+
52%
no
 
no
48%
yes
 
yes
57%
No
 
No
43%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
1,538 responded out of 1,587 polled
Female
69%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
58%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
75%
no
 
no
25%
yes
 
yes

15-19
68%
no
 
no
32%
yes
 
yes

20-24
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

25-30
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

31-34
63%
no
 
no
37%
yes
 
yes

35+
58%
no
 
no
42%
yes
 
yes
63%
No
 
No
37%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
1,510 responded out of 1,538 polled
Female
97%
No
 
No
3%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
95%
no
 
no
5%
yes
 
yes

20-24
94%
no
 
no
6%
yes
 
yes

25-30
99%
no
 
no
1%
yes
 
yes

31-34
99%
no
 
no
1%
yes
 
yes

35+
97%
no
 
no
3%
yes
 
yes
96%
No
 
No
4%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
1,474 responded out of 1,510 polled
Female
77%
No
 
No
23%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
66%
no
 
no
34%
yes
 
yes

20-24
72%
no
 
no
28%
yes
 
yes

25-30
82%
no
 
no
18%
yes
 
yes

31-34
87%
no
 
no
13%
yes
 
yes

35+
81%
no
 
no
19%
yes
 
yes
77%
No
 
No
23%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
1,394 responded out of 1,474 polled
Female
7%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
79%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
10%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

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

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

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

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

31-34
9%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
86%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
0%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

35+
10%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
82%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
1%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
5%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
77%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
MAY 7. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
1,273 responded out of 1,394 polled
sadza
foods
drinks
milk
sweets
food
rice
meat
porridge
cremora
zap
yes
etc
freezits
snacks
sweet
tea
biscuits
fizzy
soft
beer
zapnax
bread
eg
junk
like
alcohol
fruits
maize
potatoes
cold
nax
drink
lacto
nacks
maputi
much
cakes
poridge
fast
jiggies
powdered
24
chips
maheu
solid
fresh
beans
powder
zapnaks
MAY 7. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
1,255 responded out of 1,273 polled
Female
68%
No
 
No
32%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
75%
No
 
No
25%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
86%
no
 
no
14%
yes
 
yes

15-19
87%
no
 
no
13%
yes
 
yes

20-24
77%
no
 
no
23%
yes
 
yes

25-30
73%
no
 
no
27%
yes
 
yes

31-34
62%
no
 
no
38%
yes
 
yes

35+
64%
no
 
no
36%
yes
 
yes
70%
No
 
No
30%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 cry?
1,170 responded out of 1,255 polled
hunger
way
hungry
milk
food
mother
will
enough
breast
mothers
need
cry
communication
feeding
lack
stomach
baby
breastfeeding
want
can
talk
babies
crying
child
time
attention
pain
well
discomfort
feed
communicating
dont
feeling
think
don
know
sick
poor
shortage
speak
care
communicate
eat
environment
mukaka
new
able
anenge
maybe
sometimes

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