HEALTH
Menstrual Hygiene Day, follow up for at work U-Reporters
5 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
1,147 responded out of 1,178 polled
May 21. 2018
Do you always go to work when you have your period?
May 21. 2018
Does your workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
May 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support at work during your period from male workmates?
May 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your workmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?
May 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2018
Do you always go to work when you have your period?
1,147 responded out of 1,178 polled
Female
11%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
30%
no
 
no
70%
yes
 
yes

20-24
15%
no
 
no
85%
yes
 
yes

25-30
12%
no
 
no
88%
yes
 
yes

31-34
7%
no
 
no
93%
yes
 
yes

35+
7%
no
 
no
93%
yes
 
yes
11%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 21. 2018
Does your workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
1,121 responded out of 1,147 polled
Female
57%
No
 
No
43%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
42%
no
 
no
58%
yes
 
yes

20-24
62%
no
 
no
38%
yes
 
yes

25-30
62%
no
 
no
38%
yes
 
yes

31-34
57%
no
 
no
43%
yes
 
yes

35+
57%
no
 
no
43%
yes
 
yes
58%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support at work during your period from male workmates?
1,075 responded out of 1,121 polled
Female
67%
No
 
No
33%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
50%
no
 
no
50%
yes
 
yes

20-24
67%
no
 
no
33%
yes
 
yes

25-30
67%
no
 
no
33%
yes
 
yes

31-34
70%
no
 
no
30%
yes
 
yes

35+
71%
no
 
no
29%
yes
 
yes
68%
No
 
No
32%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your workmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?
829 responded out of 1,075 polled
period
work
pain
tell
time
understand
give
will
help
need
can
periods
say
days
support
sanitary
ask
nothing
pads
day
pains
rest
well
don
duties
kuti
like
feeling
im
mood
normal
just
menstruation
allow
please
less
make
kana
women
provide
feel
take
go
know
much
one
us
also
assist
buy
MAY 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?
793 responded out of 829 polled
Female
28%
School
 
School
27%
Mothers
 
Mothers
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
6%
Online
 
Online
20%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities

Male
0%
School
 
School
0%
Mothers
 
Mothers
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
0%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
0-14
17%
school
 
school
17%
mothers
 
mothers
0%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
0%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
17%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
0%
online
 
online
50%
health facilities
 
health facilities

15-19
33%
school
 
school
29%
mothers
 
mothers
4%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
4%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
0%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
12%
online
 
online
17%
health facilities
 
health facilities

20-24
22%
school
 
school
34%
mothers
 
mothers
5%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
4%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
4%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
6%
online
 
online
26%
health facilities
 
health facilities

25-30
28%
school
 
school
24%
mothers
 
mothers
15%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
5%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
6%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
7%
online
 
online
15%
health facilities
 
health facilities

31-34
45%
school
 
school
22%
mothers
 
mothers
12%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
2%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
0%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
5%
online
 
online
14%
health facilities
 
health facilities

35+
29%
school
 
school
27%
mothers
 
mothers
13%
information leaflets books
 
information leaflets books
6%
tv/radio
 
tv/radio
3%
helpline phone-ins
 
helpline phone-ins
5%
online
 
online
17%
health facilities
 
health facilities
28%
School
 
School
27%
Mothers
 
Mothers
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
6%
Online
 
Online
20%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities

FEATURED ANSWERS

RELATED STORIES

MoHCC launches HPV campaign
Read more →

FEATURED IMAGES

No featured images yet.

MORE POLLS

FILTER

POLL LIST
All polls from most recent to oldest