NUTRITION
Nutrition 3rd citizens engagement and behavior change assessment poll September 2018
11 questions polled on this topic
93% response rate
1,176 responded out of 1,263 polled
Sep 25. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
Sep 25. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
Sep 25. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
Sep 25. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
Sep 25. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
Sep 25. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
Sep 25. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
Sep 25. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 months cry?
Sep 25. 2018
Why do you think it is not safe for pregnant woman to breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
Sep 25. 2018
Other reasons why pregnant mothers cannot breastfeed
Sep 25. 2018
Other reasons why babies cry

POLL RESULTS

SEP 25. 2018
Do you know what nutritional stunting is?
1,176 responded out of 1,263 polled
Female
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No

Male
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No
0-14
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

15-19
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No

20-24
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

25-30
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

31-34
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

35+
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No
SEP 25. 2018
Do you think an 18 year old girl is capable of being a mother?
1,121 responded out of 1,176 polled
Female
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

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

15-19
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No

20-24
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No

25-30
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No

31-34
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

35+
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No
SEP 25. 2018
Do you think it is safe for a woman to give birth at home?
1,094 responded out of 1,121 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
2%
Yes
 
Yes
98%
No
 
No

20-24
6%
Yes
 
Yes
94%
No
 
No

25-30
3%
Yes
 
Yes
97%
No
 
No

31-34
4%
Yes
 
Yes
96%
No
 
No

35+
2%
Yes
 
Yes
98%
No
 
No
4%
Yes
 
Yes
96%
No
 
No
SEP 25. 2018
Do you think there is enough expertise in your community to deliver babies?
1,071 responded out of 1,094 polled
Female
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

Male
21%
Yes
 
Yes
79%
No
 
No
0-14
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No

15-19
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

20-24
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

25-30
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

31-34
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

35+
18%
Yes
 
Yes
82%
No
 
No
21%
Yes
 
Yes
79%
No
 
No
SEP 25. 2018
When do you think is the right age to stop breastfeeding a child?
1,019 responded out of 1,071 polled
Female
9%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
3%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
76%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
7%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

Male
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
4%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
72%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
15%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
0-14
0%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
20%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
0%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
80%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
0%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

15-19
18%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
8%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
4%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
61%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
10%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

20-24
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
6%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
70%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

25-30
9%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
1%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
73%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
15%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

31-34
5%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
3%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
0%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
85%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
8%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months

35+
5%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
5%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
1%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
79%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
9%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
8%
< 6 months
 
< 6 months
4%
6 - 9 months
 
6 - 9 months
2%
9 - 12 months
 
9 - 12 months
75%
12 - 24 months
 
12 - 24 months
11%
> 24 months
 
> 24 months
SEP 25. 2018
Do you think there are other foods that are not suitable to feed a child?
938 responded out of 1,019 polled
sadza
foods
milk
drinks
food
yes
rice
sweets
porridge
meat
beer
alcohol
fizzy
zap
cremora
zapnax
bread
etc
junk
snacks
cold
mukaka
freezits
tea
eg
jiggies
like
maputi
potatoes
chikafu
nax
soft
24
drink
maheu
biscuits
maize
fresh
lacto
munya
sweet
acidic
chips
fruits
kana
zapnacks
acids
asati
bota
cream
SEP 25. 2018
Can a mother breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
915 responded out of 938 polled
Female
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

Male
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
0-14
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

15-19
24%
Yes
 
Yes
76%
No
 
No

20-24
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No

25-30
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No

31-34
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

35+
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
SEP 25. 2018
In your opinion what is the biggest reason why babies under 6 months cry?
854 responded out of 895 polled
Female
14%
Hunger
 
Hunger
15%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
43%
Way communication
 
Way communication
15%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
14%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

Male
12%
Hunger
 
Hunger
15%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
46%
Way communication
 
Way communication
12%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
15%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know
0-14
40%
Hunger
 
Hunger
0%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
40%
Way communication
 
Way communication
0%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
20%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

15-19
10%
Hunger
 
Hunger
17%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
54%
Way communication
 
Way communication
5%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
15%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

20-24
13%
Hunger
 
Hunger
17%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
44%
Way communication
 
Way communication
13%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
13%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

25-30
9%
Hunger
 
Hunger
12%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
47%
Way communication
 
Way communication
20%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
12%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

31-34
12%
Hunger
 
Hunger
18%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
41%
Way communication
 
Way communication
12%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
16%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know

35+
15%
Hunger
 
Hunger
15%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
47%
Way communication
 
Way communication
9%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
14%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know
13%
Hunger
 
Hunger
15%
Not satisfied by breast milk
 
Not satisfied by breast milk
45%
Way communication
 
Way communication
13%
Stomach Problems
 
Stomach Problems
14%
Adapting to new surroundings
 
Adapting to new surroundings
0%
Dont know
 
Dont know
SEP 25. 2018
Why do you think it is not safe for pregnant woman to breastfeed while she is pregnant with another child?
466 responded out of 522 polled
Female
52%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
37%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
1%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
10%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

Male
44%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
39%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
1%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
15%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
0-14
50%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
0%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
0%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
50%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

15-19
44%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
41%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
3%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
12%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

20-24
43%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
39%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
1%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
17%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

25-30
47%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
37%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
1%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
15%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

31-34
26%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
59%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
0%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
15%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s

35+
54%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
34%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
0%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
12%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
46%
The breastfeeding baby will fall
 
The breastfeeding baby will fall
39%
The breast milk will be poisonous
 
The breast milk will be poisonous
2%
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
 
The pregnancy will miscarry/abort
14%
The pregnancy will result in a s
 
The pregnancy will result in a s
SEP 25. 2018
Other reasons why pregnant mothers cannot breastfeed
36 responded out of 39 polled
will
baby
milk
mother
child
breast
breastfeeding
enough
get
growth
much
nutrients
affect
development
effect
first
food
hiv
may
might
pregnant
unborn
well
woman
wont
able
affected
age
available
babies
bananas
believe
boring
born
breastfeedin
burden
can
cloates
competition
diminished
diseases
essential
expected
fall
feeding
fluid
foetus
grow
harm
health
SEP 25. 2018
Other reasons why babies cry
17 responded out of 17 polled
grow
hunger
attention
baby
can
certain
child
commincate
commucation
complains
conditions
either
feed
handiugon
hot
ill
illness
irritation
matauro
maybe
milk
nappies
neshona
ngatitaurey
nolonger
safe
seeking
sickness
sign
terrified
trying
wacho
weather
wet
will

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