HEALTH
Global Primary Health Care poll: What do you do when you're feeling sick or have a health question?
6 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
169,989 responded out of 2,659,706 polled
Sep 5. 2018
Do you want to participate?
Sep 5. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick or have a health question?
Sep 5. 2018
Other options
Sep 5. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
Sep 5. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
Sep 5. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 5. 2018
Do you want to participate?
169,989 responded out of 2,659,706 polled
Female
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

Male
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
0-14
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

15-19
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

20-24
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

25-30
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

31-34
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
SEP 5. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick or have a health question?
140,018 responded out of 160,317 polled
Female
47%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
19%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
25%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
2%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
4%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

Male
47%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
22%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
24%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
0-14
53%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
21%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
18%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
4%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
0%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
4%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
0%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

15-19
50%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
22%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
20%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
2%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
3%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

20-24
45%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
22%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
23%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
2%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
3%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
4%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

25-30
43%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
21%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
27%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
3%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

31-34
47%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
19%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
27%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

35+
53%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
19%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
20%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
4%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
46%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
21%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
25%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
3%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
SEP 5. 2018
Other options
3,483 responded out of 3,788 polled
take
pray
go
rest
god
will
doctor
hospital
drugs
first
sick
sickness
health
water
get
medicine
herbs
see
sleep
healing
home
well
eat
use
just
feel
time
jesus
symptoms
like
medication
don
medical
fruits
exercise
test
visit
body
drink
can
pharmacy
persist
self
prayer
enough
faith
good
try
sometimes
times
SEP 5. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
130,340 responded out of 143,501 polled
Female
8%
Distance
 
Distance
34%
Cost
 
Cost
49%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
3%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

Male
9%
Distance
 
Distance
34%
Cost
 
Cost
49%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
0-14
20%
Distance
 
Distance
18%
Cost
 
Cost
58%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
2%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
0%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

15-19
13%
Distance
 
Distance
28%
Cost
 
Cost
50%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
5%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

20-24
10%
Distance
 
Distance
32%
Cost
 
Cost
50%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
3%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

25-30
7%
Distance
 
Distance
37%
Cost
 
Cost
48%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
3%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
3%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

31-34
8%
Distance
 
Distance
38%
Cost
 
Cost
48%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
3%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

35+
10%
Distance
 
Distance
33%
Cost
 
Cost
50%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
8%
Distance
 
Distance
35%
Cost
 
Cost
49%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
3%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
2%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
SEP 5. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
123,043 responded out of 132,791 polled
Female
73%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
11%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
14%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

Male
72%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
16%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
11%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
0-14
75%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
2%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
19%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
5%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

15-19
76%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
8%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
14%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

20-24
73%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
11%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
14%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

25-30
71%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
15%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
12%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

31-34
70%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
17%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
11%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

35+
73%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
16%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
9%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
72%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
14%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
12%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
SEP 5. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?
116,771 responded out of 125,738 polled
Female
70%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
4%
Exercise
 
Exercise
4%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
22%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

Male
59%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
9%
Exercise
 
Exercise
6%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
26%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups
0-14
68%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
3%
Exercise
 
Exercise
3%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
25%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

15-19
62%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
7%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
25%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

20-24
64%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
7%
Exercise
 
Exercise
6%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
23%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

25-30
64%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
7%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
24%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

31-34
64%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
6%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
25%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

35+
64%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
6%
Exercise
 
Exercise
4%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
26%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups
64%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
7%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
24%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

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