WASH
U-Reporters share about how safe for drinking their household water is
4 questions polled on this topic
19% response rate
24,258 responded out of 128,423 polled
Apr 8. 2018
Do you consider your drinking water to be safe for drinking?
Apr 8. 2018
Do you treat your water before using it for drinking?
Apr 8. 2018
How do you treat your water?
Apr 8. 2018
Why dont you treat water before using it for drinking?

POLL RESULTS

APR 8. 2018
Do you consider your drinking water to be safe for drinking?
24,258 responded out of 128,423 polled
Female
52%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No
23%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

Male
46%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
25%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No
17%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

15-19
51%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No
25%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

20-24
50%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No
25%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

25-30
45%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
23%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

31-34
36%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
27%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

35+
34%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No
26%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
48%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
25%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
APR 8. 2018
Do you treat your water before using it for drinking?
21,514 responded out of 24,258 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
0-14
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

15-19
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

20-24
49%
Yes
 
Yes
51%
No
 
No

25-30
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

31-34
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No

35+
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
APR 8. 2018
How do you treat your water?
9,411 responded out of 10,217 polled
Female
78%
Boiling
 
Boiling
7%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
9%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
3%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
2%
Water filter
 
Water filter

Male
75%
Boiling
 
Boiling
8%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
10%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
4%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
3%
Water filter
 
Water filter
0-14
100%
Boiling
 
Boiling
0%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
0%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
0%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
0%
Water filter
 
Water filter

15-19
77%
Boiling
 
Boiling
8%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
9%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
3%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
3%
Water filter
 
Water filter

20-24
77%
Boiling
 
Boiling
8%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
10%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
4%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
2%
Water filter
 
Water filter

25-30
77%
Boiling
 
Boiling
7%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
10%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
4%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
1%
Water filter
 
Water filter

31-34
78%
Boiling
 
Boiling
9%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
9%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
1%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
2%
Water filter
 
Water filter

35+
75%
Boiling
 
Boiling
8%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
9%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
5%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
3%
Water filter
 
Water filter
77%
Boiling
 
Boiling
8%
Cloth filtration
 
Cloth filtration
10%
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
 
Chlorine/bleach/chemical treatment
4%
Sedimentation
 
Sedimentation
2%
Water filter
 
Water filter
APR 8. 2018
Why dont you treat water before using it for drinking?
10,063 responded out of 11,297 polled
Female
22%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
16%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
25%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
2%
Too busy
 
Too busy
9%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
7%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
21%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

Male
23%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
20%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
25%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
2%
Too busy
 
Too busy
6%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
4%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
20%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it
0-14
0%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
50%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
0%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
0%
Too busy
 
Too busy
0%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
50%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
0%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

15-19
24%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
15%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
26%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
4%
Too busy
 
Too busy
7%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
6%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
19%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

20-24
23%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
17%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
26%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
2%
Too busy
 
Too busy
7%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
4%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
20%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

25-30
22%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
19%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
24%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
2%
Too busy
 
Too busy
6%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
5%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
22%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

31-34
19%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
29%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
24%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
1%
Too busy
 
Too busy
5%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
5%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
16%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

35+
19%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
29%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
28%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
1%
Too busy
 
Too busy
5%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
2%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
15%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it
22%
My current water source is safe
 
My current water source is safe
19%
Product for treating not available
 
Product for treating not available
25%
No money/cannot afford
 
No money/cannot afford
2%
Too busy
 
Too busy
7%
Don’t like taste
 
Don’t like taste
5%
Don’t like taste smell
 
Don’t like taste smell
20%
Don’t know about it
 
Don’t know about it

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