NUTRITION
Nutrition 2nd citizens engagement and behavior change assessment poll June 2018
10 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
2,712 responded out of 2,807 polled
Jun 18. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
Jun 18. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
Jun 18. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
Jun 18. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
Jun 18. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
Jun 18. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
Jun 18. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
Jun 18. 2018
Why do you think it is not safe for pregnant woman to breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
Jun 18. 2018
Other reasons why pregnant mothers cannot breastfeed
Jun 18. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 cry?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 18. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
2,712 responded out of 2,807 polled
Female
58%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
54%
No
 
No
46%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
47%
no
 
no
53%
yes
 
yes

15-19
67%
no
 
no
33%
yes
 
yes

20-24
59%
no
 
no
41%
yes
 
yes

25-30
56%
no
 
no
44%
yes
 
yes

31-34
41%
no
 
no
59%
yes
 
yes

35+
45%
no
 
no
55%
yes
 
yes
53%
No
 
No
47%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 18. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
2,616 responded out of 2,712 polled
Female
61%
No
 
No
39%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
52%
No
 
No
48%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
67%
no
 
no
33%
yes
 
yes

15-19
59%
no
 
no
41%
yes
 
yes

20-24
56%
no
 
no
44%
yes
 
yes

25-30
60%
no
 
no
40%
yes
 
yes

31-34
48%
no
 
no
52%
yes
 
yes

35+
54%
no
 
no
46%
yes
 
yes
56%
No
 
No
44%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 18. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
2,567 responded out of 2,616 polled
Female
95%
No
 
No
5%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
95%
No
 
No
5%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
93%
no
 
no
7%
yes
 
yes

15-19
92%
no
 
no
8%
yes
 
yes

20-24
95%
no
 
no
5%
yes
 
yes

25-30
94%
no
 
no
6%
yes
 
yes

31-34
97%
no
 
no
3%
yes
 
yes

35+
96%
no
 
no
4%
yes
 
yes
95%
No
 
No
5%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 18. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
2,514 responded out of 2,567 polled
Female
73%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
77%
No
 
No
23%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
79%
no
 
no
21%
yes
 
yes

15-19
69%
no
 
no
31%
yes
 
yes

20-24
73%
no
 
no
27%
yes
 
yes

25-30
80%
no
 
no
20%
yes
 
yes

31-34
81%
no
 
no
19%
yes
 
yes

35+
81%
no
 
no
19%
yes
 
yes
76%
No
 
No
24%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 18. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
2,392 responded out of 2,514 polled
Female
6%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
74%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
6%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
11%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

Male
12%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
73%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
7%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
0-14
7%
> 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
7%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

15-19
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
60%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
1%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
13%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
14%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

20-24
13%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
71%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

25-30
9%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
82%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
1%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
4%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
4%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

31-34
7%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
84%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
2%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
5%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months

35+
8%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
79%
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
9%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
74%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
9%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
JUN 18. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
2,222 responded out of 2,392 polled
sadza
foods
milk
drinks
sweets
food
rice
porridge
cremora
yes
tea
meat
zap
zapnax
beer
etc
mukaka
soft
snacks
cold
freezits
sweet
bread
alcohol
biscuits
maputi
fruits
nax
fizzy
junk
potatoes
like
powdered
lacto
chikafu
eg
drink
maize
powder
24
poridge
munya
juice
ice
jiggies
sugar
zapnacks
cream
fast
high
JUN 18. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
2,192 responded out of 2,222 polled
Female
71%
No
 
No
29%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
79%
No
 
No
21%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
50%
no
 
no
50%
yes
 
yes

15-19
87%
no
 
no
13%
yes
 
yes

20-24
86%
no
 
no
14%
yes
 
yes

25-30
74%
no
 
no
26%
yes
 
yes

31-34
69%
no
 
no
31%
yes
 
yes

35+
60%
no
 
no
40%
yes
 
yes
72%
No
 
No
28%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 18. 2018
Why do you think it is not safe for pregnant woman to breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
1,441 responded out of 1,585 polled
Female
6%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
2%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
35%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
57%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall

Male
10%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
4%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
40%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
46%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
0-14
0%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
0%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
67%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
33%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall

15-19
8%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
5%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
35%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
52%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall

20-24
10%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
5%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
38%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
47%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall

25-30
10%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
2%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
39%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
48%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall

31-34
6%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
3%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
35%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
57%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall

35+
10%
the pregnancy will result in a s
 
the pregnancy will result in a s
2%
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
the pregnancy will miscarry/abort
37%
the breast milk will be poisonous
 
the breast milk will be poisonous
51%
the breastfeeding baby will fall
 
the breastfeeding baby will fall
9%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
3%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
37%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
51%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
JUN 18. 2018
Other reasons why pregnant mothers cannot breastfeed
96 responded out of 104 polled
will
baby
milk
mother
nutrients
child
breast
breastfeeding
enough
food
unborn
birth
get
time
body
born
grow
health
healthy
lack
may
nutritious
one
pregnant
produce
think
womb
affect
ari
breastfeed
culturally
feed
feeding
good
hence
inside
needs
nursing
pregnancy
shortage
sick
sufficient
take
taken
well
yet
able
abort
aborted
affected
JUN 18. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 cry?
1,998 responded out of 2,144 polled
hunger
way
hungry
milk
will
vanenge
need
communication
mukaka
mother
nzara
cry
mothers
anenge
breast
baby
food
enough
talk
chikafu
want
can
stomach
feeding
breastfeeding
lack
well
kana
attention
communicating
crying
think
feeling
kudya
sick
babies
time
child
able
kushaya
know
thats
mwana
discomfort
feed
uye
kuti
environment
something
don

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