WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE
Understanding Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Malawi (I)
6 questions polled on this topic
64% response rate
37,096 responded out of 57,905 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?
37,096 responded out of 57,905 polled
Female
2%
River
 
River
9%
Open Well
 
Open Well
28%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
14%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
47%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home

Male
4%
River
 
River
12%
Open Well
 
Open Well
33%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
13%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
38%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
0-14
4%
river
 
river
16%
open well
 
open well
20%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
11%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
50%
tap at home
 
tap at home

15-19
2%
river
 
river
8%
open well
 
open well
24%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
12%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
53%
tap at home
 
tap at home

20-24
3%
river
 
river
9%
open well
 
open well
27%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
14%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
48%
tap at home
 
tap at home

25-30
3%
river
 
river
11%
open well
 
open well
28%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
18%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
40%
tap at home
 
tap at home

31-34
4%
river
 
river
8%
open well
 
open well
35%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
19%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
34%
tap at home
 
tap at home

35+
3%
river
 
river
11%
open well
 
open well
32%
borehole with handpump
 
borehole with handpump
19%
water kiosk
 
water kiosk
35%
tap at home
 
tap at home
3%
River
 
River
11%
Open Well
 
Open Well
31%
Borehole with handpump
 
Borehole with handpump
13%
Water Kiosk
 
Water Kiosk
41%
Tap at home
 
Tap at home
MAY 25. 2018
Do you have access to clean, safe water in your community?
36,039 responded out of 38,019 polled
Female
67%
No
 
No
33%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
65%
No
 
No
35%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
57%
no
 
no
43%
yes
 
yes

15-19
65%
no
 
no
35%
yes
 
yes

20-24
60%
no
 
no
40%
yes
 
yes

25-30
64%
no
 
no
36%
yes
 
yes

31-34
62%
no
 
no
38%
yes
 
yes

35+
64%
no
 
no
36%
yes
 
yes
66%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 25. 2018
What is preventing you getting safe water?
20,034 responded out of 23,640 polled
Female
24%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
31%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
45%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water

Male
26%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
42%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
0-14
28%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
26%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
46%
cost of water
 
cost of water

15-19
24%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
31%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
45%
cost of water
 
cost of water

20-24
26%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
31%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
43%
cost of water
 
cost of water

25-30
28%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
32%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
40%
cost of water
 
cost of water

31-34
30%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
28%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
42%
cost of water
 
cost of water

35+
24%
unreliability of water source
 
unreliability of water source
32%
distance to water source
 
distance to water source
45%
cost of water
 
cost of water
25%
Unreliability of water source
 
Unreliability of water source
32%
Distance to water source
 
Distance to water source
43%
Cost of water
 
Cost of water
MAY 25. 2018
Are you confident that you have the knowledge to prevent cholera?
33,461 responded out of 34,123 polled
Female
4%
No
 
No
96%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
8%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
7%
no
 
no
93%
yes
 
yes

15-19
5%
no
 
no
95%
yes
 
yes

20-24
5%
no
 
no
95%
yes
 
yes

25-30
7%
no
 
no
93%
yes
 
yes

31-34
5%
no
 
no
95%
yes
 
yes

35+
8%
no
 
no
92%
yes
 
yes
7%
No
 
No
93%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 25. 2018
Where did you get information about cholera?
29,172 responded out of 31,217 polled
Female
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
30%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
68%
Health worker
 
Health worker

Male
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
37%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
62%
Health worker
 
Health worker
0-14
2%
friend or family
 
friend or family
41%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
57%
health worker
 
health worker

15-19
2%
friend or family
 
friend or family
37%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
61%
health worker
 
health worker

20-24
2%
friend or family
 
friend or family
40%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
58%
health worker
 
health worker

25-30
2%
friend or family
 
friend or family
37%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
61%
health worker
 
health worker

31-34
1%
friend or family
 
friend or family
33%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
65%
health worker
 
health worker

35+
2%
friend or family
 
friend or family
30%
radio, tv or newspaper
 
radio, tv or newspaper
68%
health worker
 
health worker
2%
Friend or family
 
Friend or family
34%
Radio, TV or newspaper
 
Radio, TV or newspaper
64%
Health worker
 
Health worker
MAY 25. 2018
If a family member has acute, watery diarrhea, would you:
33,539 responded out of 34,980 polled
Female
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer
2%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
97%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre

Male
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre
0-14
1%
take them to a traditional healer
 
take them to a traditional healer
4%
treat them at home
 
treat them at home
95%
take them to a health centre
 
take them to a health centre

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

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

25-30
1%
take them to a traditional healer
 
take them to a traditional healer
3%
treat them at home
 
treat them at home
97%
take them to a health centre
 
take them to a health centre

31-34
1%
take them to a traditional healer
 
take them to a traditional healer
2%
treat them at home
 
treat them at home
98%
take them to a health centre
 
take them to a health centre

35+
0%
take them to a traditional healer
 
take them to a traditional healer
2%
treat them at home
 
treat them at home
98%
take them to a health centre
 
take them to a health centre
1%
Take them to a traditional healer
 
Take them to a traditional healer
3%
Treat them at home
 
Treat them at home
96%
Take them to a health centre
 
Take them to a health centre

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