HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Global PHC poll
7 questions polled on this topic
28% response rate
1,696 responded out of 6,141 polled
Aug 29. 2018
We want to know what you do when you are ill. Your responses will be shared with world leaders. Do you want to participate in this poll?
Aug 29. 2018
What do you do when you are ill?
Aug 29. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
Aug 29. 2018
What do you do to help family and friends when they get sick?
Aug 29. 2018
What exactly do you do?
Aug 29. 2018
What do you do to make sure you , your family and friends stay healthy?
Aug 29. 2018
Please tell us exactly what you do

POLL RESULTS

AUG 29. 2018
We want to know what you do when you are ill. Your responses will be shared with world leaders. Do you want to participate in this poll?
1,696 responded out of 6,141 polled
Female
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No

Male
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
97%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

20-24
97%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

25-30
97%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

31-34
99%
yes
 
yes
1%
no
 
no

35+
98%
yes
 
yes
2%
no
 
no
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
AUG 29. 2018
What do you do when you are ill?
2,328 responded out of 2,957 polled
Female
63%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
5%
See a doctor/health care provider
 
See a doctor/health care provider
26%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
1%
Go to see a community health worker
 
Go to see a community health worker
1%
Nothing
 
Nothing
0%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
4%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

Male
55%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
4%
See a doctor/health care provider
 
See a doctor/health care provider
31%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to see a community health worker
 
Go to see a community health worker
3%
Nothing
 
Nothing
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
3%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
0-14
60%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
20%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
0%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
0%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
20%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
0%
look for info online
 
look for info online

15-19
65%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
3%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
25%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
1%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
3%
nothing
 
nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
2%
look for info online
 
look for info online

20-24
53%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
5%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
32%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
3%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
3%
nothing
 
nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
3%
look for info online
 
look for info online

25-30
58%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
3%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
29%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
3%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
2%
nothing
 
nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
4%
look for info online
 
look for info online

31-34
54%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
6%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
34%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
0%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
0%
nothing
 
nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
4%
look for info online
 
look for info online

35+
79%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
5%
see a doctor/health care provider
 
see a doctor/health care provider
9%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
2%
go to see a community health worker
 
go to see a community health worker
0%
nothing
 
nothing
5%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
0%
look for info online
 
look for info online
60%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
5%
See a doctor/health care provider
 
See a doctor/health care provider
26%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
2%
Go to see a community health worker
 
Go to see a community health worker
3%
Nothing
 
Nothing
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
3%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
AUG 29. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
2,292 responded out of 2,565 polled
Female
6%
Distance
 
Distance
28%
Cost
 
Cost
56%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
3%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
3%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
8%
Distance
 
Distance
33%
Cost
 
Cost
49%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
3%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
1%
Others
 
Others
0-14
20%
distance
 
distance
40%
cost
 
cost
20%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
20%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
0%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
0%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others

15-19
8%
distance
 
distance
27%
cost
 
cost
55%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
3%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
3%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
2%
others
 
others

20-24
5%
distance
 
distance
36%
cost
 
cost
50%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
4%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
3%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
2%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
1%
others
 
others

25-30
7%
distance
 
distance
33%
cost
 
cost
49%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
4%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
3%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
2%
others
 
others

31-34
11%
distance
 
distance
26%
cost
 
cost
57%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
4%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
1%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
1%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others

35+
9%
distance
 
distance
30%
cost
 
cost
54%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
2%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
0%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
5%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others
8%
Distance
 
Distance
30%
Cost
 
Cost
52%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
4%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
3%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
3%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
2%
Others
 
Others
AUG 29. 2018
What do you do to help family and friends when they get sick?
2,214 responded out of 2,357 polled
Female
74%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
11%
Give advice
 
Give advice
13%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
3%
Find cure online
 
Find cure online

Male
67%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
16%
Give advice
 
Give advice
15%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
3%
Find cure online
 
Find cure online
0-14
60%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
0%
give advice
 
give advice
40%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
0%
find cure online
 
find cure online

15-19
75%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
6%
give advice
 
give advice
16%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
3%
find cure online
 
find cure online

20-24
67%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
14%
give advice
 
give advice
16%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
3%
find cure online
 
find cure online

25-30
67%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
17%
give advice
 
give advice
13%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
3%
find cure online
 
find cure online

31-34
66%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
18%
give advice
 
give advice
15%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
1%
find cure online
 
find cure online

35+
81%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
13%
give advice
 
give advice
6%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
0%
find cure online
 
find cure online
70%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
13%
Give advice
 
Give advice
14%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure online
 
Find cure online
AUG 29. 2018
What exactly do you do?
42 responded out of 44 polled
hospital
will
go
help
student
take
doctor
don
know
advice
ask
buy
drugs
etc
friend
give
home
lot
medicine
person
pharmacist
really
relatives
tell
treatment
usually
visit
ache
advise
aid
birth
blend
bother
can
care
child
choose
comes
concoction
cure
drug
ebn
editor
eg
emergency
everyday
exactly
family
find
fine
AUG 29. 2018
What do you do to make sure you , your family and friends stay healthy?
2,128 responded out of 2,258 polled
Female
65%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
10%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
20%
Regular check up
 
Regular check up

Male
50%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
19%
Exercise
 
Exercise
9%
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
22%
Regular check up
 
Regular check up
0-14
50%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
17%
exercise
 
exercise
17%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
17%
regular check up
 
regular check up

15-19
54%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
20%
exercise
 
exercise
7%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
19%
regular check up
 
regular check up

20-24
55%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
17%
exercise
 
exercise
6%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
22%
regular check up
 
regular check up

25-30
57%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
14%
exercise
 
exercise
9%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
20%
regular check up
 
regular check up

31-34
49%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
12%
exercise
 
exercise
6%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
33%
regular check up
 
regular check up

35+
63%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
12%
exercise
 
exercise
10%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
15%
regular check up
 
regular check up
57%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
15%
Exercise
 
Exercise
6%
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/tobacco
22%
Regular check up
 
Regular check up
AUG 29. 2018
Please tell us exactly what you do
57 responded out of 60 polled
healthy
eat
exercise
food
avoid
make
clean
regular
well
alcohol
live
sure
eating
families
family
god
stay
taking
things
advice
care
don
drug
except
foods
get
health
help
life
much
person
sick
sickness
sleep
stores
take
time
tobacco
us
will
activities
adherence
advise
ailments
anyway
areas
avoiding
away
bath
biggest

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