POLIO COMMS
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
8 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
99,860 responded out of 1,816,891 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?
99,860 responded out of 1,816,891 polled
Female
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
59%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No

Male
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
66%
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
44%
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
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
63%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
APR 19. 2017
Do you know what meningitis is?
120,499 responded out of 1,816,046 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
42%
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
92,387 responded out of 172,920 polled
Female
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
5%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
6%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
86%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria

Male
4%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
10%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
80%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
0-14
0%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
0%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
0%
bacteria
 
bacteria
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft

15-19
11%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
6%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
72%
bacteria
 
bacteria
11%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft

20-24
10%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
5%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
77%
bacteria
 
bacteria
8%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft

25-30
6%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
3%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
86%
bacteria
 
bacteria
6%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft

31-34
6%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
2%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
86%
bacteria
 
bacteria
6%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft

35+
6%
punishment from god
 
punishment from god
2%
spiritual problems
 
spiritual problems
87%
bacteria
 
bacteria
5%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
7%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
83%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
APR 19. 2017
Do you know the most common types of meningitis that affects Nigeria?
83,885 responded out of 149,874 polled
Female
63%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
17%
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
54%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
20%
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 a
 
meningitis type a
0%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c

15-19
56%
not sure
 
not sure
19%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
18%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c

20-24
60%
not sure
 
not sure
17%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
16%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
6%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c

25-30
61%
not sure
 
not sure
18%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
15%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
6%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c

31-34
57%
not sure
 
not sure
18%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
17%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c

35+
51%
not sure
 
not sure
21%
both(types a and c)
 
both(types a and c)
21%
meningitis type a
 
meningitis type a
7%
meningitis type c
 
meningitis type c
58%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
19%
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?
77,157 responded out of 124,491 polled
Female
37%
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
10%
From person to person
 
From person to person

Male
32%
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
0-14
0%
from person to person
 
from person to person
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
0%
a b and c
 
a b and c

15-19
15%
from person to person
 
from person to person
32%
not sure
 
not sure
12%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
41%
a b and c
 
a b and c

20-24
11%
from person to person
 
from person to person
35%
not sure
 
not sure
10%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
44%
a b and c
 
a b and c

25-30
10%
from person to person
 
from person to person
38%
not sure
 
not sure
8%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
45%
a b and c
 
a b and c

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

35+
16%
from person to person
 
from person to person
27%
not sure
 
not sure
8%
droplets from an infected person
 
droplets from an infected person
0%
poor personal hygiene
 
poor personal hygiene
49%
a b and c
 
a b and c
34%
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
12%
From person to person
 
From person to person
APR 19. 2017
Is meningitis preventable?
74,947 responded out of 110,401 polled
Female
25%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
71%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
22%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
74%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
25%
not sure
 
not sure
68%
yes
 
yes
6%
no
 
no

20-24
26%
not sure
 
not sure
70%
yes
 
yes
5%
no
 
no

25-30
25%
not sure
 
not sure
71%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

31-34
23%
not sure
 
not sure
74%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

35+
16%
not sure
 
not sure
81%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no
23%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
73%
Yes
 
Yes
APR 19. 2017
How can meningitis be prevented?
69,492 responded out of 97,324 polled
Female
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
58%
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
19%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination

Male
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
51%
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
0-14
0%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
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

15-19
23%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
9%
not sure
 
not sure
46%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
14%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
8%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected

20-24
20%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
11%
not sure
 
not sure
53%
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

25-30
19%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
11%
not sure
 
not sure
58%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
3%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected

31-34
23%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
10%
not sure
 
not sure
55%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
3%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected

35+
28%
through vaccination
 
through vaccination
6%
not sure
 
not sure
54%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
8%
maintaining good hygiene
 
maintaining good hygiene
3%
avoiding body fluids of infected
 
avoiding body fluids of infected
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
54%
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
22%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
APR 19. 2017
Where can you go for meningitis vaccination?
63,239 responded out of 81,033 polled
Female
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
2%
Schools
 
Schools
86%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities

Male
12%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
2%
Schools
 
Schools
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
0-14
0%
schools
 
schools
0%
churches
 
churches
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

15-19
4%
schools
 
schools
3%
churches
 
churches
14%
not sure
 
not sure
79%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

20-24
3%
schools
 
schools
2%
churches
 
churches
12%
not sure
 
not sure
83%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

25-30
1%
schools
 
schools
2%
churches
 
churches
12%
not sure
 
not sure
85%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

31-34
1%
schools
 
schools
2%
churches
 
churches
11%
not sure
 
not sure
86%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities

35+
1%
schools
 
schools
2%
churches
 
churches
9%
not sure
 
not sure
88%
government health facilities
 
government health facilities
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
2%
Churches
 
Churches
2%
Schools
 
Schools
85%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities

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