HEALTH
U-Report explores how primary health care (PHC) can contribute to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals on health
4 questions polled on this topic
15% response rate
20,464 responded out of 140,725 polled
Sep 8. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick/ have a health question?
Sep 8. 2018
What is most important to you when deciding to get medical treatment?
Sep 8. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
Sep 8. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 8. 2018
What do you do when you’re feeling sick/ have a health question?
20,464 responded out of 140,725 polled
Female
70%
Go to Hospital
 
Go to Hospital
12%
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
9%
Take medicine at home or buy
 
Take medicine at home or buy
2%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
I do nothing
 
I do nothing
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
1%
Use herbs
 
Use herbs
1%
Visit traditional healer
 
Visit traditional healer
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
63%
Go to Hospital
 
Go to Hospital
14%
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
11%
Take medicine at home or buy
 
Take medicine at home or buy
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
I do nothing
 
I do nothing
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
3%
Use herbs
 
Use herbs
1%
Visit traditional healer
 
Visit traditional healer
1%
Others
 
Others
0-14
65%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
12%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
12%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
6%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
0%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
0%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
0%
look for info online
 
look for info online
6%
use herbs
 
use herbs
0%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
0%
others
 
others

15-19
61%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
14%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
13%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
4%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
2%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
2%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
1%
look for info online
 
look for info online
2%
use herbs
 
use herbs
1%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
1%
others
 
others

20-24
63%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
14%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
11%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
3%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
2%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
1%
look for info online
 
look for info online
3%
use herbs
 
use herbs
1%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
1%
others
 
others

25-30
67%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
12%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
11%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
2%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
1%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
1%
look for info online
 
look for info online
3%
use herbs
 
use herbs
1%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
1%
others
 
others

31-34
74%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
10%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
7%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
2%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
1%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
0%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
0%
look for info online
 
look for info online
2%
use herbs
 
use herbs
1%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
1%
others
 
others

35+
76%
go to hospital
 
go to hospital
10%
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
visit a doctor/healthcare worker
7%
take medicine at home or buy
 
take medicine at home or buy
3%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
0%
i do nothing
 
i do nothing
0%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
0%
look for info online
 
look for info online
2%
use herbs
 
use herbs
1%
visit traditional healer
 
visit traditional healer
1%
others
 
others
65%
Go to Hospital
 
Go to Hospital
13%
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
 
Visit a doctor/healthcare worker
10%
Take medicine at home or buy
 
Take medicine at home or buy
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
1%
I do nothing
 
I do nothing
1%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
1%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
3%
Use herbs
 
Use herbs
1%
Visit traditional healer
 
Visit traditional healer
1%
Others
 
Others
SEP 8. 2018
What is most important to you when deciding to get medical treatment?
18,352 responded out of 21,235 polled
Female
4%
Distance
 
Distance
10%
Cost
 
Cost
79%
Quality of Treatment
 
Quality of Treatment
2%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
6%
Distance
 
Distance
13%
Cost
 
Cost
74%
Quality of Treatment
 
Quality of Treatment
3%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
1%
Others
 
Others
0-14
6%
distance
 
distance
18%
cost
 
cost
71%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
0%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
0%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
6%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others

15-19
6%
distance
 
distance
11%
cost
 
cost
77%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
2%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
1%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
1%
others
 
others

20-24
5%
distance
 
distance
12%
cost
 
cost
76%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
2%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
1%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
1%
others
 
others

25-30
5%
distance
 
distance
13%
cost
 
cost
74%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
3%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
1%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
1%
others
 
others

31-34
5%
distance
 
distance
12%
cost
 
cost
76%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
3%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
3%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
1%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others

35+
7%
distance
 
distance
12%
cost
 
cost
73%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
2%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
4%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
2%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
others
 
others
5%
Distance
 
Distance
12%
Cost
 
Cost
75%
Quality of Treatment
 
Quality of Treatment
3%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
2%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
1%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
1%
Others
 
Others
SEP 8. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
16,611 responded out of 18,840 polled
Female
66%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
28%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
4%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
0%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
1%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
60%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
32%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
4%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
Others
 
Others
0-14
67%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
27%
give them advice
 
give them advice
0%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
0%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
7%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
0%
others
 
others

15-19
62%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
28%
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
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
others
 
others

20-24
63%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
29%
give them advice
 
give them advice
4%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
1%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
others
 
others

25-30
62%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
31%
give them advice
 
give them advice
3%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
1%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
others
 
others

31-34
56%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
38%
give them advice
 
give them advice
3%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
1%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
others
 
others

35+
53%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
39%
give them advice
 
give them advice
4%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
1%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
others
 
others
62%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
30%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
4%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
1%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
2%
give them herbs
 
give them herbs
1%
Others
 
Others
SEP 8. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?
15,460 responded out of 17,239 polled
Female
45%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
11%
Exercise
 
Exercise
4%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
39%
Regular check-up
 
Regular check-up
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
37%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
15%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
41%
Regular check-up
 
Regular check-up
2%
Others
 
Others
0-14
27%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
13%
exercise
 
exercise
13%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
47%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
0%
others
 
others

15-19
43%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
17%
exercise
 
exercise
6%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
32%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
2%
others
 
others

20-24
39%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
15%
exercise
 
exercise
4%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
40%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
2%
others
 
others

25-30
39%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
12%
exercise
 
exercise
5%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
42%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
2%
others
 
others

31-34
38%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
10%
exercise
 
exercise
5%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
45%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
2%
others
 
others

35+
39%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
9%
exercise
 
exercise
5%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
45%
regular check-up
 
regular check-up
1%
others
 
others
40%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
14%
Exercise
 
Exercise
5%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
40%
Regular check-up
 
Regular check-up
2%
Others
 
Others

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