NUTRITION
Hi, positive or negative cultural practices around food can reduce or increase the high rates of malnutrition in Nigeria. Does the community you live in have taboos around some foods? a. Yes b. No
4 questions polled on this topic
3% response rate
44,780 responded out of 1,312,800 polled
May 9. 2016
Does the community you live in have taboos around some foods? a. Yes b. No
May 9. 2016
Which of these foods allowed to be given to children 6-23 months
May 9. 2016
what are the reason(s) a. Poverty/no money to buy b. Cultural/taboo c. Lack of informationd. d. don’t see it important to the child e. Other
May 9. 2016
Whose responsibility it is to ensure these foods are given to children 6 months and older? a. Mother b. Father c. Health worker d. All

POLL RESULTS

MAY 9. 2016
Does the community you live in have taboos around some foods? a. Yes b. No
44,780 responded out of 1,312,800 polled
Female
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

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

15-19
55%
yes
 
yes
45%
no
 
no

20-24
54%
yes
 
yes
46%
no
 
no

25-30
51%
yes
 
yes
49%
no
 
no

31-34
51%
yes
 
yes
49%
no
 
no

35+
54%
yes
 
yes
46%
no
 
no
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No
MAY 9. 2016
Which of these foods allowed to be given to children 6-23 months
25,720 responded out of 44,780 polled
Female
6%
None
 
None
44%
Both
 
Both
41%
Eggs
 
Eggs
9%
Meat
 
Meat

Male
9%
None
 
None
40%
Both
 
Both
39%
Eggs
 
Eggs
12%
Meat
 
Meat
0-14
0%
both
 
both
0%
none
 
none
0%
eggs
 
eggs
0%
meat
 
meat

15-19
32%
both
 
both
9%
none
 
none
44%
eggs
 
eggs
16%
meat
 
meat

20-24
37%
both
 
both
9%
none
 
none
43%
eggs
 
eggs
12%
meat
 
meat

25-30
43%
both
 
both
7%
none
 
none
41%
eggs
 
eggs
9%
meat
 
meat

31-34
41%
both
 
both
6%
none
 
none
43%
eggs
 
eggs
10%
meat
 
meat

35+
45%
both
 
both
6%
none
 
none
36%
eggs
 
eggs
12%
meat
 
meat
8%
None
 
None
41%
Both
 
Both
40%
Eggs
 
Eggs
11%
Meat
 
Meat
MAY 9. 2016
what are the reason(s) a. Poverty/no money to buy b. Cultural/taboo c. Lack of informationd. d. don’t see it important to the child e. Other
16,429 responded out of 25,719 polled
Female
14%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important
19%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
15%
Culture
 
Culture
51%
Poverty
 
Poverty

Male
14%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important
17%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
15%
Culture
 
Culture
54%
Poverty
 
Poverty
0-14
0%
culture
 
culture
0%
lack of information
 
lack of information
0%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
0%
poverty
 
poverty

15-19
18%
culture
 
culture
16%
lack of information
 
lack of information
17%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
49%
poverty
 
poverty

20-24
15%
culture
 
culture
18%
lack of information
 
lack of information
16%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
52%
poverty
 
poverty

25-30
12%
culture
 
culture
21%
lack of information
 
lack of information
13%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
54%
poverty
 
poverty

31-34
15%
culture
 
culture
20%
lack of information
 
lack of information
12%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
54%
poverty
 
poverty

35+
17%
culture
 
culture
17%
lack of information
 
lack of information
10%
dont see it important
 
dont see it important
56%
poverty
 
poverty
14%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important
18%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
15%
Culture
 
Culture
53%
Poverty
 
Poverty
MAY 9. 2016
Whose responsibility it is to ensure these foods are given to children 6 months and older? a. Mother b. Father c. Health worker d. All
15,392 responded out of 17,309 polled
Female
41%
all
 
all
13%
healthworker
 
healthworker
10%
Father
 
Father
36%
Mother
 
Mother

Male
43%
all
 
all
12%
healthworker
 
healthworker
15%
Father
 
Father
31%
Mother
 
Mother
0-14
0%
father
 
father
0%
all
 
all
0%
healthworker
 
healthworker
0%
mother
 
mother

15-19
12%
father
 
father
34%
all
 
all
14%
healthworker
 
healthworker
40%
mother
 
mother

20-24
13%
father
 
father
40%
all
 
all
12%
healthworker
 
healthworker
35%
mother
 
mother

25-30
11%
father
 
father
46%
all
 
all
10%
healthworker
 
healthworker
34%
mother
 
mother

31-34
13%
father
 
father
44%
all
 
all
10%
healthworker
 
healthworker
34%
mother
 
mother

35+
14%
father
 
father
45%
all
 
all
9%
healthworker
 
healthworker
32%
mother
 
mother
42%
all
 
all
12%
healthworker
 
healthworker
13%
Father
 
Father
34%
Mother
 
Mother

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