HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Global Primary Healthcare
5 questions polled on this topic
45% response rate
102,841 responded out of 230,894 polled
Aug 30. 2018
Hey U-Reporter! We want to learn what you do when you’re feeling unwell. Your responses will help shape a global conversation on how to build healthier lives and communities. Do you want to participate?
Aug 30. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick or have a health question?
Aug 30. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
Aug 30. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
Aug 30. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 30. 2018
Hey U-Reporter! We want to learn what you do when you’re feeling unwell. Your responses will help shape a global conversation on how to build healthier lives and communities. Do you want to participate?
102,841 responded out of 230,894 polled
Female
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

Male
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
0-14
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

15-19
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

20-24
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

25-30
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

31-34
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

35+
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
AUG 30. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick or have a health question?
82,995 responded out of 91,129 polled
Female
65%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
15%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
6%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
9%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

Male
61%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
15%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
7%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
11%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
0-14
59%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
14%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
7%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
11%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
3%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
3%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
3%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

15-19
61%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
16%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
6%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
12%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

20-24
63%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
14%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
7%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
10%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

25-30
64%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
15%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
7%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
9%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

31-34
63%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
17%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
6%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
11%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

35+
66%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
15%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
6%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
11%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
63%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
15%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
7%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
10%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
2%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
2%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
2%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
AUG 30. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
73,197 responded out of 80,887 polled
Female
26%
Distance
 
Distance
16%
Cost
 
Cost
43%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
5%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

Male
28%
Distance
 
Distance
15%
Cost
 
Cost
40%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
0-14
34%
Distance
 
Distance
12%
Cost
 
Cost
36%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
8%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
7%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

15-19
29%
Distance
 
Distance
17%
Cost
 
Cost
38%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
6%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

20-24
27%
Distance
 
Distance
15%
Cost
 
Cost
42%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

25-30
28%
Distance
 
Distance
15%
Cost
 
Cost
41%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
5%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

31-34
26%
Distance
 
Distance
16%
Cost
 
Cost
42%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
7%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
4%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

35+
27%
Distance
 
Distance
16%
Cost
 
Cost
40%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
7%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
5%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
27%
Distance
 
Distance
15%
Cost
 
Cost
41%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
6%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
AUG 30. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
64,207 responded out of 73,819 polled
Female
85%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
7%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
6%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

Male
81%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
10%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
7%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
0-14
83%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
9%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
6%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
3%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

15-19
84%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
7%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
7%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

20-24
82%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
9%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
7%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

25-30
82%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
11%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
6%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

31-34
81%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
12%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
6%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

35+
82%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
11%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
5%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
82%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
9%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
7%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
2%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
AUG 30. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?
57,360 responded out of 62,684 polled
Female
76%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
6%
Exercise
 
Exercise
4%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
14%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

Male
69%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
9%
Exercise
 
Exercise
6%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
16%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups
0-14
73%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
5%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
18%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

15-19
70%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
7%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
17%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

20-24
72%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
8%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
15%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

25-30
73%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
8%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
14%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

31-34
74%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
6%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
14%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

35+
72%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
5%
Exercise
 
Exercise
6%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
17%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups
72%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
8%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
15%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

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