POLIO COMMS
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
8 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
102,041 responded out of 1,815,945 polled
Apr 19. 2017
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
Apr 19. 2017
Do you know what meningitis is?
Apr 19. 2017
Meningitis is caused by
Apr 19. 2017
Do you know the most common types of meningitis that affects Nigeria?
Apr 19. 2017
How is meningitis transmitted?
Apr 19. 2017
Is meningitis preventable?
Apr 19. 2017
How can meningitis be prevented?
Apr 19. 2017
Where can you go for meningitis vaccination?

POLL RESULTS

APR 19. 2017
Are you aware that there is meningitis outbreak in some states in Nigeria?
102,041 responded out of 1,815,945 polled
Female
59%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
65%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
44%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No
12%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
51%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
64%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
69%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No
7%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
77%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No
6%
Not sure
 
Not sure
63%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
APR 19. 2017
Do you know what meningitis is?
126,027 responded out of 1,815,795 polled
Female
40%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
Don't know
 
Don't know
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
45%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
30%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
34%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
41%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
Don't know
 
Don't know
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
48%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
61%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
Don't know
 
Don't know
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
42%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
Don't know
 
Don't know
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
APR 19. 2017
Meningitis is caused by
102,369 responded out of 1,815,794 polled
Female
85%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
6%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
5%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

Male
79%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
4%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
10%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
0-14
0%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
0%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
0%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
0%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

15-19
71%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
11%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
7%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
11%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

20-24
77%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
8%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
5%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
11%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

25-30
85%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
6%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
6%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

31-34
85%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
6%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
7%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God

35+
86%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
5%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
2%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
6%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
82%
Bacteria
 
Bacteria
7%
Witchcraft
 
Witchcraft
3%
Spiritual problems
 
Spiritual problems
8%
Punishment from God
 
Punishment from God
APR 19. 2017
Do you know the most common types of meningitis that affects Nigeria?
99,303 responded out of 1,813,586 polled
Female
15%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
5%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
18%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
62%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

Male
18%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
21%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
53%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
0-14
0%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
0%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
0%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
0%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

15-19
19%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
19%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
55%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

20-24
17%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
6%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
18%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
59%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

25-30
15%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
6%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
19%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
60%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

31-34
17%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
20%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
57%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

35+
20%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
23%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
50%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
17%
Meningitis type A
 
Meningitis type A
7%
Meningitis type C
 
Meningitis type C
20%
Both(types A and C)
 
Both(types A and C)
57%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
APR 19. 2017
How is meningitis transmitted?
97,320 responded out of 1,812,597 polled
Female
10%
From person to person
 
From person to person
9%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
44%
A B and C
 
A B and C
36%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

Male
14%
From person to person
 
From person to person
10%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
45%
A B and C
 
A B and C
31%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
0-14
0%
From person to person
 
From person to person
0%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
0%
A B and C
 
A B and C
0%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

15-19
16%
From person to person
 
From person to person
13%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
42%
A B and C
 
A B and C
29%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

20-24
12%
From person to person
 
From person to person
11%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
43%
A B and C
 
A B and C
33%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

25-30
10%
From person to person
 
From person to person
8%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
44%
A B and C
 
A B and C
37%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

31-34
12%
From person to person
 
From person to person
8%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
45%
A B and C
 
A B and C
35%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

35+
16%
From person to person
 
From person to person
9%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
49%
A B and C
 
A B and C
26%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
13%
From person to person
 
From person to person
9%
Droplets from an infected person
 
Droplets from an infected person
0%
Poor personal hygiene
 
Poor personal hygiene
45%
A B and C
 
A B and C
33%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
APR 19. 2017
Is meningitis preventable?
105,710 responded out of 1,811,875 polled
Female
72%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
25%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
74%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
21%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
69%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
24%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
70%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
25%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
72%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
25%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
75%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
22%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
81%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
16%
Not sure
 
Not sure
73%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
23%
Not sure
 
Not sure
APR 19. 2017
How can meningitis be prevented?
104,137 responded out of 1,811,436 polled
Female
21%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
10%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
56%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
26%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
5%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
11%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
49%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
0%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
0%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
0%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
24%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
8%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
15%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
44%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
21%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
6%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
12%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
51%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
20%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
9%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
56%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
24%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
10%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
53%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
30%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
3%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
10%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
51%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
6%
Not sure
 
Not sure
23%
Through vaccination
 
Through vaccination
4%
Avoiding body fluids of infected
 
Avoiding body fluids of infected
11%
Maintaining good hygiene
 
Maintaining good hygiene
52%
a, b and c
 
a, b and c
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
APR 19. 2017
Where can you go for meningitis vaccination?
108,616 responded out of 1,811,037 polled
Female
85%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
2%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
3%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
0%
Schools
 
Schools
0%
Churches
 
Churches
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
80%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
5%
Schools
 
Schools
3%
Churches
 
Churches
12%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
82%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
3%
Schools
 
Schools
3%
Churches
 
Churches
12%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
2%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
86%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
2%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
88%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
2%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
84%
Government health facilities
 
Government health facilities
2%
Schools
 
Schools
2%
Churches
 
Churches
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure

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