HEALTH
Measles is a major cause of preventable illness and deaths among children under 5 years. Have you heard about measles disease before?
6 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
131,941 responded out of 2,180,830 polled
Nov 8. 2017
Have you heard about measles disease before?
Nov 8. 2017
What do you think measles can lead to?
Nov 8. 2017
Can measles be prevented with vaccination?
Nov 8. 2017
Do you have a child below five years old or are you caring for a child below five?
Nov 8. 2017
Will you get your child vaccinated in the ongoing and upcoming measles vaccination campaign?
Nov 8. 2017
What is your reason?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 8. 2017
Have you heard about measles disease before?
131,941 responded out of 2,180,830 polled
Female
65%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No

Male
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

20-24
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

25-30
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

31-34
66%
Yes
 
Yes
34%
No
 
No

35+
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No
NOV 8. 2017
What do you think measles can lead to?
113,636 responded out of 131,941 polled
Female
9%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
5%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
11%
Death
 
Death
40%
All of the above
 
All of the above
31%
Don't know
 
Don't know

Male
8%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
6%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
11%
Death
 
Death
34%
All of the above
 
All of the above
37%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0-14
0%
Blindness
 
Blindness
0%
Deafness
 
Deafness
0%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
0%
Death
 
Death
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

15-19
9%
Blindness
 
Blindness
6%
Deafness
 
Deafness
8%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
16%
Death
 
Death
20%
All of the above
 
All of the above
42%
Don't know
 
Don't know

20-24
8%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
7%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
12%
Death
 
Death
30%
All of the above
 
All of the above
39%
Don't know
 
Don't know

25-30
8%
Blindness
 
Blindness
3%
Deafness
 
Deafness
5%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
11%
Death
 
Death
38%
All of the above
 
All of the above
34%
Don't know
 
Don't know

31-34
9%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
4%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
10%
Death
 
Death
43%
All of the above
 
All of the above
31%
Don't know
 
Don't know

35+
10%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
3%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
11%
Death
 
Death
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
24%
Don't know
 
Don't know
8%
Blindness
 
Blindness
4%
Deafness
 
Deafness
5%
Lowered immunity
 
Lowered immunity
11%
Death
 
Death
37%
All of the above
 
All of the above
34%
Don't know
 
Don't know
NOV 8. 2017
Can measles be prevented with vaccination?
102,414 responded out of 113,636 polled
Female
70%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
26%
Don't know
 
Don't know

Male
64%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
32%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

15-19
55%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
38%
Don't know
 
Don't know

20-24
62%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
33%
Don't know
 
Don't know

25-30
68%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
29%
Don't know
 
Don't know

31-34
71%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
26%
Don't know
 
Don't know

35+
78%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
19%
Don't know
 
Don't know
67%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
29%
Don't know
 
Don't know
NOV 8. 2017
Do you have a child below five years old or are you caring for a child below five?
95,019 responded out of 102,414 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
49%
Yes
 
Yes
51%
No
 
No

20-24
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

25-30
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No

31-34
69%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No

35+
68%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No
NOV 8. 2017
Will you get your child vaccinated in the ongoing and upcoming measles vaccination campaign?
51,116 responded out of 54,182 polled
Female
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No

20-24
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

25-30
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

31-34
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

35+
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
NOV 8. 2017
What is your reason?
6,200 responded out of 6,794 polled
Female
40%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
17%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
16%
Not Important
 
Not Important
27%
Others
 
Others

Male
38%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
16%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
19%
Not Important
 
Not Important
27%
Others
 
Others
0-14
0%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
0%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
0%
Not Important
 
Not Important
0%
Others
 
Others

15-19
34%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
23%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
19%
Not Important
 
Not Important
24%
Others
 
Others

20-24
36%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
18%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
19%
Not Important
 
Not Important
27%
Others
 
Others

25-30
42%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
16%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
17%
Not Important
 
Not Important
25%
Others
 
Others

31-34
44%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
10%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
17%
Not Important
 
Not Important
29%
Others
 
Others

35+
40%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
16%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
14%
Not Important
 
Not Important
29%
Others
 
Others
40%
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
 
Heard/Seen rumour abt vaccine safety
17%
My child will get sick
 
My child will get sick
18%
Not Important
 
Not Important
26%
Others
 
Others

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