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
9%
Meat
 
Meat
41%
Eggs
 
Eggs
44%
Both
 
Both
6%
None
 
None

Male
12%
Meat
 
Meat
39%
Eggs
 
Eggs
40%
Both
 
Both
9%
None
 
None
0-14
0%
Meat
 
Meat
0%
Eggs
 
Eggs
0%
Both
 
Both
0%
None
 
None

15-19
16%
Meat
 
Meat
44%
Eggs
 
Eggs
32%
Both
 
Both
9%
None
 
None

20-24
12%
Meat
 
Meat
43%
Eggs
 
Eggs
37%
Both
 
Both
9%
None
 
None

25-30
9%
Meat
 
Meat
41%
Eggs
 
Eggs
43%
Both
 
Both
7%
None
 
None

31-34
10%
Meat
 
Meat
43%
Eggs
 
Eggs
41%
Both
 
Both
6%
None
 
None

35+
12%
Meat
 
Meat
36%
Eggs
 
Eggs
45%
Both
 
Both
6%
None
 
None
11%
Meat
 
Meat
40%
Eggs
 
Eggs
41%
Both
 
Both
8%
None
 
None
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
51%
Poverty
 
Poverty
15%
Culture
 
Culture
19%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
14%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important

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

15-19
49%
Poverty
 
Poverty
18%
Culture
 
Culture
16%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
17%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important

20-24
52%
Poverty
 
Poverty
15%
Culture
 
Culture
18%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
16%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important

25-30
54%
Poverty
 
Poverty
12%
Culture
 
Culture
21%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
13%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important

31-34
54%
Poverty
 
Poverty
15%
Culture
 
Culture
20%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
12%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important

35+
56%
Poverty
 
Poverty
17%
Culture
 
Culture
17%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
10%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important
53%
Poverty
 
Poverty
15%
Culture
 
Culture
18%
Lack of information
 
Lack of information
14%
Dont see it important
 
Dont see it important
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
36%
Mother
 
Mother
10%
Father
 
Father
13%
healthworker
 
healthworker
41%
all
 
all

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

15-19
40%
Mother
 
Mother
12%
Father
 
Father
14%
healthworker
 
healthworker
34%
all
 
all

20-24
35%
Mother
 
Mother
13%
Father
 
Father
12%
healthworker
 
healthworker
40%
all
 
all

25-30
34%
Mother
 
Mother
11%
Father
 
Father
10%
healthworker
 
healthworker
46%
all
 
all

31-34
34%
Mother
 
Mother
13%
Father
 
Father
10%
healthworker
 
healthworker
44%
all
 
all

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

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