WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE
Understanding Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Malawi (I)
6 questions polled on this topic
77% response rate
74,192 responded out of 96,367 polled
May 25. 2018
What is your main source of drinking water?
May 25. 2018
Do you have access to clean, safe water in your community?
May 25. 2018
What is preventing you getting safe water?
May 25. 2018
Are you confident that you have the knowledge to prevent cholera?
May 25. 2018
Where did you get information about cholera?
May 25. 2018
If a family member has acute, watery diarrhea, would you:

POLL RESULTS

MAY 25. 2018
What is your main source of drinking water?
74,192 responded out of 96,367 polled
Female
47%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
14%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
28%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
9%
Open Well
 
Open Well
2%
River
 
River

Male
38%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
13%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
33%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
12%
Open Well
 
Open Well
4%
River
 
River
0-14
47%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
12%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
24%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
13%
Open Well
 
Open Well
4%
River
 
River

15-19
50%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
11%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
27%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
10%
Open Well
 
Open Well
3%
River
 
River

20-24
44%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
13%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
30%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
10%
Open Well
 
Open Well
3%
River
 
River

25-30
37%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
17%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
31%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
12%
Open Well
 
Open Well
3%
River
 
River

31-34
33%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
18%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
34%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
11%
Open Well
 
Open Well
4%
River
 
River

35+
34%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
16%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
34%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
12%
Open Well
 
Open Well
3%
River
 
River
41%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
13%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
31%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
11%
Open Well
 
Open Well
3%
River
 
River
MAY 25. 2018
Do you have access to clean, safe water in your community?
72,078 responded out of 74,859 polled
Female
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

Male
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No
0-14
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No

15-19
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

20-24
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

25-30
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No

31-34
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No

35+
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No
MAY 25. 2018
What is preventing you getting safe water?
40,070 responded out of 46,299 polled
Female
45%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
31%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
24%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

Male
42%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
26%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
0-14
46%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
29%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
25%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

15-19
45%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
23%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

20-24
43%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
25%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

25-30
41%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
33%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
27%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

31-34
41%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
30%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
29%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source

35+
44%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
31%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
24%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
43%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
25%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
MAY 25. 2018
Are you confident that you have the knowledge to prevent cholera?
66,923 responded out of 67,616 polled
Female
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

Male
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
0-14
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

15-19
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

20-24
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

25-30
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

31-34
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

35+
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
MAY 25. 2018
Where did you get information about cholera?
58,344 responded out of 61,764 polled
Female
68%
Health worker
 
Health worker
30%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

Male
62%
Health worker
 
Health worker
37%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
0-14
62%
Health worker
 
Health worker
36%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
3%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

15-19
63%
Health worker
 
Health worker
35%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

20-24
61%
Health worker
 
Health worker
37%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

25-30
64%
Health worker
 
Health worker
35%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

31-34
66%
Health worker
 
Health worker
33%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
1%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family

35+
69%
Health worker
 
Health worker
29%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
64%
Health worker
 
Health worker
34%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
MAY 25. 2018
If a family member has acute, watery diarrhea, would you:
67,077 responded out of 69,150 polled
Female
97%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
2%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

Male
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer
0-14
94%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
5%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

15-19
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

20-24
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

25-30
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

31-34
97%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
2%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

35+
97%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
2%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer

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