NUTRITION
Understanding malnutrition in Nigeria Poll
3 questions polled on this topic
36% response rate
5,400 responded out of 15,107 polled
Jul 8. 2014
Do you know what malnutrition is?
Jul 8. 2014
Is Malnutrition a problem in Nigeria?
Jul 8. 2014
Commonest Cause of Malnutrition

POLL RESULTS

JUL 8. 2014
Do you know what malnutrition is?
5,400 responded out of 15,107 polled
Female
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
9%
No
 
No
91%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
24%
no
 
no
76%
yes
 
yes

20-24
15%
no
 
no
85%
yes
 
yes

25-30
10%
no
 
no
90%
yes
 
yes

31-34
7%
no
 
no
93%
yes
 
yes

35+
6%
no
 
no
94%
yes
 
yes
10%
No
 
No
90%
Yes
 
Yes
JUL 8. 2014
Is Malnutrition a problem in Nigeria?
4,488 responded out of 4,856 polled
Female
8%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
6%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
6%
no
 
no
94%
yes
 
yes

20-24
6%
no
 
no
94%
yes
 
yes

25-30
6%
no
 
no
94%
yes
 
yes

31-34
4%
no
 
no
96%
yes
 
yes

35+
6%
no
 
no
94%
yes
 
yes
6%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
JUL 8. 2014
Commonest Cause of Malnutrition
4,296 responded out of 4,489 polled
Female
1%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
17%
poor
 
poor
59%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
4%
Illness
 
Illness
19%
Not enough food production
 
Not enough food production

Male
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
23%
poor
 
poor
49%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
4%
Illness
 
Illness
24%
Not enough food production
 
Not enough food production
0-14
0%
poor
 
poor
0%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
0%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
0%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
23%
poor
 
poor
56%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
8%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
13%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
0%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
15%
poor
 
poor
51%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
4%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
29%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
1%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
20%
poor
 
poor
55%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
2%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
22%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
0%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
17%
poor
 
poor
52%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
5%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
27%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
21%
poor
 
poor
50%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
5%
illness
 
illness
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
23%
not enough food production
 
not enough food production
1%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
witchcraft
 
witchcraft
11%
poor
 
poor
31%
lack of nutritious food to feed
 
lack of nutritious food to feed
2%
Illness
 
Illness
13%
Not enough food production
 
Not enough food production

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