POLIO COMMS
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
8 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
102,041 responded out of 1,815,945 polled
Apr 19. 2017
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
Apr 19. 2017
Do you know what meningitis is?
Apr 19. 2017
Meningitis is caused by
Apr 19. 2017
Do you know the most common types of meningitis that affects Nigeria?
Apr 19. 2017
How is meningitis transmitted?
Apr 19. 2017
Is meningitis preventable?
Apr 19. 2017
How can meningitis be prevented?
Apr 19. 2017
Where can you go for meningitis vaccination?

POLL RESULTS

APR 19. 2017
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
102,041 responded out of 1,815,945 polled
Female
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
59%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No

Male
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
65%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
12%
not sure
 
not sure
44%
yes
 
yes
45%
no
 
no

20-24
11%
not sure
 
not sure
51%
yes
 
yes
38%
no
 
no

25-30
8%
not sure
 
not sure
64%
yes
 
yes
28%
no
 
no

31-34
7%
not sure
 
not sure
69%
yes
 
yes
24%
no
 
no

35+
6%
not sure
 
not sure
77%
yes
 
yes
17%
no
 
no
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
63%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
APR 19. 2017
Do you know what meningitis is?
126,027 responded out of 1,815,795 polled
Female
40%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
49%
Don't know
 
Don't know

Male
45%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
47%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
30%
yes
 
yes
9%
not sure
 
not sure
61%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
34%
yes
 
yes
10%
not sure
 
not sure
56%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
41%
yes
 
yes
10%
not sure
 
not sure
48%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
48%
yes
 
yes
9%
not sure
 
not sure
43%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
61%
yes
 
yes
8%
not sure
 
not sure
32%
don't know
 
don't know
42%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
47%
Don't know
 
Don't know
APR 19. 2017
Meningitis is caused by
102,369 responded out of 1,815,794 polled
Female
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
5%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
6%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
85%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria

Male
4%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
10%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
79%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
0-14
0%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
0%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
0%
bacteria
 
bacteria

15-19
7%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
11%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
11%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
71%
bacteria
 
bacteria

20-24
5%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
11%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
8%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
77%
bacteria
 
bacteria

25-30
3%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
6%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
6%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
85%
bacteria
 
bacteria

31-34
3%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
7%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
6%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
85%
bacteria
 
bacteria

35+
2%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
6%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
5%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
86%
bacteria
 
bacteria
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
8%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
82%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
APR 19. 2017
Do you know the most common types of meningitis that affects Nigeria?
99,303 responded out of 1,813,586 polled
Female
62%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
18%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
5%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
15%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A

Male
53%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
21%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
18%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
0%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
0%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a

15-19
55%
not sure
 
not sure
19%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
19%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a

20-24
59%
not sure
 
not sure
18%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
6%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
17%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a

25-30
60%
not sure
 
not sure
19%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
6%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
15%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a

31-34
57%
not sure
 
not sure
20%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
17%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a

35+
50%
not sure
 
not sure
23%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
20%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
57%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
20%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
17%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
APR 19. 2017
How is meningitis transmitted?
97,320 responded out of 1,812,597 polled
Female
36%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
44%
A B and C
 
A B and C
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
9%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
10%
From person to person
 
From person to person

Male
31%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
45%
A B and C
 
A B and C
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
10%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
14%
From person to person
 
From person to person
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
0%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
from person to person
 
from person to person

15-19
29%
not sure
 
not sure
42%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
13%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
16%
from person to person
 
from person to person

20-24
33%
not sure
 
not sure
43%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
11%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
12%
from person to person
 
from person to person

25-30
37%
not sure
 
not sure
44%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
8%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
10%
from person to person
 
from person to person

31-34
35%
not sure
 
not sure
45%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
8%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
12%
from person to person
 
from person to person

35+
26%
not sure
 
not sure
49%
a b and c
 
a b and c
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
9%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
16%
from person to person
 
from person to person
33%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
45%
A B and C
 
A B and C
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
9%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
13%
From person to person
 
From person to person
APR 19. 2017
Is meningitis preventable?
105,710 responded out of 1,811,875 polled
Female
25%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
72%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
21%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
74%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
24%
not sure
 
not sure
7%
no
 
no
69%
yes
 
yes

20-24
25%
not sure
 
not sure
5%
no
 
no
70%
yes
 
yes

25-30
25%
not sure
 
not sure
4%
no
 
no
72%
yes
 
yes

31-34
22%
not sure
 
not sure
3%
no
 
no
75%
yes
 
yes

35+
16%
not sure
 
not sure
3%
no
 
no
81%
yes
 
yes
23%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
73%
Yes
 
Yes
APR 19. 2017
How can meningitis be prevented?
104,137 responded out of 1,811,436 polled
Female
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
56%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
21%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination

Male
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
49%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
11%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
5%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
26%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
0%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
0%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
0%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination

15-19
9%
not sure
 
not sure
44%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
15%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
8%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
24%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination

20-24
10%
not sure
 
not sure
51%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
12%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
6%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
21%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination

25-30
11%
not sure
 
not sure
56%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
4%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
20%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination

31-34
9%
not sure
 
not sure
53%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
4%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
24%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination

35+
6%
not sure
 
not sure
51%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
3%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
30%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
52%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
11%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
23%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
APR 19. 2017
Where can you go for meningitis vaccination?
108,616 responded out of 1,811,037 polled
Female
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
2%
Schools
 
Schools
85%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities

Male
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
3%
Schools
 
Schools
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
churches
 
churches
0%
schools
 
schools
0%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

15-19
12%
not sure
 
not sure
3%
churches
 
churches
5%
schools
 
schools
80%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

20-24
12%
not sure
 
not sure
3%
churches
 
churches
3%
schools
 
schools
82%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

25-30
11%
not sure
 
not sure
2%
churches
 
churches
2%
schools
 
schools
84%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

31-34
11%
not sure
 
not sure
2%
churches
 
churches
2%
schools
 
schools
86%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

35+
9%
not sure
 
not sure
2%
churches
 
churches
2%
schools
 
schools
88%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
2%
Schools
 
Schools
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities

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