WATER AND SANITATION
Disability and access to latrines
7 questions polled on this topic
8% response rate
136,307 responded out of 1,768,549 polled
Jan 18. 2017
Do you have someone with a physical disability in your household?
Jan 18. 2017
What difficulties do they have? Difficulty
Jan 18. 2017
Do you think people with physical disabilities face any challenges in accessing and using toilets?
Jan 18. 2017
Do you think needs of the disabled are considered when toilets are built in public places or in homes in Nigeria?
Jan 18. 2017
Have you seen any modifications made to toilets to make it easier for people with disabilities to use them?
Jan 18. 2017
Why do you think the disabled are not considered when building toilets in public places?
Jan 18. 2017
Where do you think the disabled face the greatest challenges to accessing toilets?

POLL RESULTS

JAN 18. 2017
Do you have someone with a physical disability in your household?
136,307 responded out of 1,768,549 polled
Female
69%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
61%
No
 
No
39%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
35%
yes
 
yes
65%
no
 
no

20-24
35%
yes
 
yes
65%
no
 
no

25-30
34%
yes
 
yes
66%
no
 
no

31-34
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

35+
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no
64%
No
 
No
36%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
What difficulties do they have? Difficulty
41,104 responded out of 49,024 polled
Female
19%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
35%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
28%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses

Male
18%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
36%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
27%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses
0-14
0%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
0%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
0%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
0%
using hands
 
using hands
0%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing

15-19
33%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
28%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
16%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
7%
using hands
 
using hands
17%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing

20-24
29%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
31%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
14%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
7%
using hands
 
using hands
19%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing

25-30
26%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
37%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
13%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
6%
using hands
 
using hands
19%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing

31-34
25%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
39%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
12%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
6%
using hands
 
using hands
18%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing

35+
26%
seeing, even with glasses
 
seeing, even with glasses
38%
walking/climbing
 
walking/climbing
13%
looking after themselves
 
looking after themselves
6%
using hands
 
using hands
17%
speaking/hearing
 
speaking/hearing
18%
Speaking/hearing
 
Speaking/hearing
6%
using hands
 
using hands
13%
Looking after themselves
 
Looking after themselves
36%
Walking/climbing
 
Walking/climbing
27%
Seeing, even with glasses
 
Seeing, even with glasses
JAN 18. 2017
Do you think people with physical disabilities face any challenges in accessing and using toilets?
111,672 responded out of 128,387 polled
Female
3%
Others
 
Others
25%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
3%
Others
 
Others
19%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
No
 
No
68%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
others
 
others

15-19
56%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no
28%
don't know
 
don't know
4%
others
 
others

20-24
62%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no
24%
don't know
 
don't know
4%
others
 
others

25-30
67%
yes
 
yes
9%
no
 
no
21%
don't know
 
don't know
3%
others
 
others

31-34
70%
yes
 
yes
9%
no
 
no
18%
don't know
 
don't know
3%
others
 
others

35+
71%
yes
 
yes
9%
no
 
no
17%
don't know
 
don't know
3%
others
 
others
3%
Others
 
Others
21%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
No
 
No
67%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Do you think needs of the disabled are considered when toilets are built in public places or in homes in Nigeria?
97,785 responded out of 111,672 polled
Female
19%
Don't know
 
Don't know
51%
No
 
No
30%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
50%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no

15-19
34%
yes
 
yes
25%
don't know
 
don't know
41%
no
 
no

20-24
32%
yes
 
yes
21%
don't know
 
don't know
47%
no
 
no

25-30
31%
yes
 
yes
15%
don't know
 
don't know
53%
no
 
no

31-34
33%
yes
 
yes
13%
don't know
 
don't know
54%
no
 
no

35+
32%
yes
 
yes
12%
don't know
 
don't know
56%
no
 
no
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
51%
No
 
No
33%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Have you seen any modifications made to toilets to make it easier for people with disabilities to use them?
43,238 responded out of 47,776 polled
Female
18%
Don't know
 
Don't know
61%
No
 
No
21%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
14%
Don't know
 
Don't know
59%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no

15-19
25%
yes
 
yes
18%
don't know
 
don't know
57%
no
 
no

20-24
24%
yes
 
yes
16%
don't know
 
don't know
59%
no
 
no

25-30
23%
yes
 
yes
15%
don't know
 
don't know
62%
no
 
no

31-34
25%
yes
 
yes
13%
don't know
 
don't know
62%
no
 
no

35+
26%
yes
 
yes
14%
don't know
 
don't know
59%
no
 
no
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
60%
No
 
No
25%
Yes
 
Yes
JAN 18. 2017
Why do you think the disabled are not considered when building toilets in public places?
75,341 responded out of 82,581 polled
Female
11%
Don't know
 
Don't know
42%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
23%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
24%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge

Male
8%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
28%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
21%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge
0-14
0%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
0%
not a priority
 
not a priority
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

15-19
41%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
22%
not a priority
 
not a priority
12%
don't know
 
don't know
25%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

20-24
41%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
26%
not a priority
 
not a priority
10%
don't know
 
don't know
22%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

25-30
43%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
9%
don't know
 
don't know
23%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

31-34
45%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
8%
don't know
 
don't know
22%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge

35+
44%
nobody cares
 
nobody cares
25%
not a priority
 
not a priority
7%
don't know
 
don't know
25%
lack of knowledge
 
lack of knowledge
9%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Nobody cares
 
Nobody cares
25%
Not a priority
 
Not a priority
23%
Lack of knowledge
 
Lack of knowledge
JAN 18. 2017
Where do you think the disabled face the greatest challenges to accessing toilets?
77,859 responded out of 86,007 polled
Female
18%
Others
 
Others
29%
In markets
 
In markets
10%
In health centres
 
In health centres
31%
In schools
 
In schools
12%
At homes
 
At homes

Male
15%
Others
 
Others
34%
In markets
 
In markets
11%
In health centres
 
In health centres
27%
In schools
 
In schools
14%
At homes
 
At homes
0-14
0%
in markets
 
in markets
0%
in schools
 
in schools
0%
at homes
 
at homes
0%
in health centres
 
in health centres
0%
others
 
others

15-19
29%
in markets
 
in markets
28%
in schools
 
in schools
18%
at homes
 
at homes
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
13%
others
 
others

20-24
33%
in markets
 
in markets
28%
in schools
 
in schools
14%
at homes
 
at homes
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
14%
others
 
others

25-30
34%
in markets
 
in markets
28%
in schools
 
in schools
11%
at homes
 
at homes
10%
in health centres
 
in health centres
17%
others
 
others

31-34
30%
in markets
 
in markets
31%
in schools
 
in schools
12%
at homes
 
at homes
11%
in health centres
 
in health centres
16%
others
 
others

35+
30%
in markets
 
in markets
30%
in schools
 
in schools
14%
at homes
 
at homes
10%
in health centres
 
in health centres
16%
others
 
others
16%
Others
 
Others
32%
In markets
 
In markets
11%
In health centres
 
In health centres
28%
In schools
 
In schools
13%
At homes
 
At homes

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