WATER AND SANITATION
Disability and access to latrines
7 questions polled on this topic
8% response rate
136,307 responded out of 1,768,549 polled
Jan 18. 2017
Do you have someone with a physical disability in your household?
Jan 18. 2017
What difficulties do they have? Difficulty
Jan 18. 2017
Do you think people with physical disabilities face any challenges in accessing and using toilets?
Jan 18. 2017
Do you think needs of the disabled are considered when toilets are built in public places or in homes in Nigeria?
Jan 18. 2017
Have you seen any modifications made to toilets to make it easier for people with disabilities to use them?
Jan 18. 2017
Why do you think the disabled are not considered when building toilets in public places?
Jan 18. 2017
Where do you think the disabled face the greatest challenges to accessing toilets?

POLL RESULTS

JAN 18. 2017
Do you have someone with a physical disability in your household?
136,307 responded out of 1,768,549 polled
Female
69%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
61%
No
 
No
39%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

20-24
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

25-30
66%
no
 
no
34%
yes
 
yes

31-34
63%
no
 
no
37%
yes
 
yes

35+
63%
no
 
no
37%
yes
 
yes
64%
No
 
No
36%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
What difficulties do they have? Difficulty
41,104 responded out of 49,024 polled
Female
19%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
35%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
28%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses

Male
18%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
36%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
27%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses
0-14
0%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
0%
using hands
 
using hands
0%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
0%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
0%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses

15-19
17%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
7%
using hands
 
using hands
16%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
28%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
33%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses

20-24
19%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
7%
using hands
 
using hands
14%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
31%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
29%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses

25-30
19%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
37%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
26%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses

31-34
18%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
12%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
39%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
25%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses

35+
17%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
38%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
26%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
18%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
36%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
27%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses
JAN 18. 2017
Do you think people with physical disabilities face any challenges in accessing and using toilets?
111,672 responded out of 128,387 polled
Female
3%
Others
 
Others
25%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
3%
Others
 
Others
19%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
No
 
No
68%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
others
 
others
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
4%
others
 
others
28%
don't know
 
don't know
12%
no
 
no
56%
yes
 
yes

20-24
4%
others
 
others
24%
don't know
 
don't know
10%
no
 
no
62%
yes
 
yes

25-30
3%
others
 
others
21%
don't know
 
don't know
9%
no
 
no
67%
yes
 
yes

31-34
3%
others
 
others
18%
don't know
 
don't know
9%
no
 
no
70%
yes
 
yes

35+
3%
others
 
others
17%
don't know
 
don't know
9%
no
 
no
71%
yes
 
yes
3%
Others
 
Others
21%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
No
 
No
67%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Do you think needs of the disabled are considered when toilets are built in public places or in homes in Nigeria?
97,785 responded out of 111,672 polled
Female
19%
Don't know
 
Don't know
51%
No
 
No
30%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
50%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
25%
don't know
 
don't know
41%
no
 
no
34%
yes
 
yes

20-24
21%
don't know
 
don't know
47%
no
 
no
32%
yes
 
yes

25-30
15%
don't know
 
don't know
53%
no
 
no
31%
yes
 
yes

31-34
13%
don't know
 
don't know
54%
no
 
no
33%
yes
 
yes

35+
12%
don't know
 
don't know
56%
no
 
no
32%
yes
 
yes
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
51%
No
 
No
33%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Have you seen any modifications made to toilets to make it easier for people with disabilities to use them?
43,238 responded out of 47,776 polled
Female
18%
Don't know
 
Don't know
61%
No
 
No
21%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
14%
Don't know
 
Don't know
59%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
18%
don't know
 
don't know
57%
no
 
no
25%
yes
 
yes

20-24
16%
don't know
 
don't know
59%
no
 
no
24%
yes
 
yes

25-30
15%
don't know
 
don't know
62%
no
 
no
23%
yes
 
yes

31-34
13%
don't know
 
don't know
62%
no
 
no
25%
yes
 
yes

35+
14%
don't know
 
don't know
59%
no
 
no
26%
yes
 
yes
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
60%
No
 
No
25%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Why do you think the disabled are not considered when building toilets in public places?
75,341 responded out of 82,581 polled
Female
11%
Don't know
 
Don't know
42%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
23%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
24%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge

Male
8%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
28%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
21%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge
0-14
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
0%
not a priority
 
not a priority
0%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

15-19
12%
don't know
 
don't know
41%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
22%
not a priority
 
not a priority
25%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

20-24
10%
don't know
 
don't know
41%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
26%
not a priority
 
not a priority
22%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

25-30
9%
don't know
 
don't know
43%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
23%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

31-34
8%
don't know
 
don't know
45%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
22%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

35+
7%
don't know
 
don't know
44%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
25%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge
9%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
25%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
23%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge
JAN 18. 2017
Where do you think the disabled face the greatest challenges to accessing toilets?
77,859 responded out of 86,007 polled
Female
18%
Others
 
Others
29%
In markets
 
In markets
10%
In health centres
 
In health centres
31%
In schools
 
In schools
12%
At homes
 
At homes

Male
15%
Others
 
Others
34%
In markets
 
In markets
11%
In health centres
 
In health centres
27%
In schools
 
In schools
14%
At homes
 
At homes
0-14
0%
others
 
others
0%
in markets
 
in markets
0%
in health centres
 
in health centres
0%
in schools
 
in schools
0%
at homes
 
at homes

15-19
13%
others
 
others
29%
in markets
 
in markets
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
28%
in schools
 
in schools
18%
at homes
 
at homes

20-24
14%
others
 
others
33%
in markets
 
in markets
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
28%
in schools
 
in schools
14%
at homes
 
at homes

25-30
17%
others
 
others
34%
in markets
 
in markets
10%
in health centres
 
in health centres
28%
in schools
 
in schools
11%
at homes
 
at homes

31-34
16%
others
 
others
30%
in markets
 
in markets
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
31%
in schools
 
in schools
12%
at homes
 
at homes

35+
16%
others
 
others
30%
in markets
 
in markets
10%
in health centres
 
in health centres
30%
in schools
 
in schools
14%
at homes
 
at homes
16%
Others
 
Others
32%
In markets
 
In markets
11%
In health centres
 
In health centres
28%
In schools
 
In schools
13%
At homes
 
At homes

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