HEALTH
World Malaria Day 2018 - Keeping yourself safe from the world's deadliest animal!!!
8 questions polled on this topic
9% response rate
2,935 responded out of 33,225 polled
Aug 17. 2018
In your opinion how many people do mosquitos kill each year?
Aug 17. 2018
Do you know how to protect yourself from mosquitos?
Aug 17. 2018
A repellent is a substance applied to skin, clothing, or other surfaces which discourages insects from landing or climbing on the surface, or your skin!! Do you use repellents?
Aug 17. 2018
Why don't you use repellents?
Aug 17. 2018
Mosquitos can spread diseases including Zika, dengue & chikungunya. They lay eggs in anything that has standing water, so you should remove & scrub clean all containers at least once a week. That includes tyres, buckets & plant pots. Do you do this?
Aug 17. 2018
Why don't you scrub clean containers?
Aug 17. 2018
To stop mosquitos laying eggs in water you should ALWAYS make sure all containers that can hold water have a tight-fitting cover. Do you do this?
Aug 17. 2018
Why don't you cover containers with tight-fitting lids ?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 17. 2018
In your opinion how many people do mosquitos kill each year?
2,935 responded out of 33,225 polled
Female
33%
7000
 
7000
21%
70000
 
70000
17%
700000
 
700000
29%
7 million
 
7 million

Male
32%
7000
 
7000
21%
70000
 
70000
18%
700000
 
700000
30%
7 million
 
7 million
0-14
33%
7000
 
7000
23%
70000
 
70000
16%
700000
 
700000
28%
7 million
 
7 million

15-19
33%
7000
 
7000
22%
70000
 
70000
16%
700000
 
700000
29%
7 million
 
7 million

20-24
31%
7000
 
7000
22%
70000
 
70000
17%
700000
 
700000
30%
7 million
 
7 million

25-30
34%
7000
 
7000
16%
70000
 
70000
20%
700000
 
700000
30%
7 million
 
7 million

31-34
32%
7000
 
7000
16%
70000
 
70000
11%
700000
 
700000
41%
7 million
 
7 million

35+
27%
7000
 
7000
29%
70000
 
70000
22%
700000
 
700000
22%
7 million
 
7 million
32%
7000
 
7000
21%
70000
 
70000
17%
700000
 
700000
30%
7 million
 
7 million
AUG 17. 2018
Do you know how to protect yourself from mosquitos?
2,613 responded out of 2,936 polled
Female
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

Male
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
0-14
54%
yes
 
yes
46%
no
 
no

15-19
44%
yes
 
yes
56%
no
 
no

20-24
43%
yes
 
yes
57%
no
 
no

25-30
47%
yes
 
yes
53%
no
 
no

31-34
50%
yes
 
yes
50%
no
 
no

35+
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
AUG 17. 2018
A repellent is a substance applied to skin, clothing, or other surfaces which discourages insects from landing or climbing on the surface, or your skin!! Do you use repellents?
2,159 responded out of 2,613 polled
Female
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

Male
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
0-14
56%
yes
 
yes
44%
no
 
no

15-19
42%
yes
 
yes
58%
no
 
no

20-24
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

25-30
38%
yes
 
yes
62%
no
 
no

31-34
33%
yes
 
yes
67%
no
 
no

35+
65%
yes
 
yes
35%
no
 
no
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
AUG 17. 2018
Why don't you use repellents?
1,071 responded out of 1,232 polled
Female
26%
Too Expensive
 
Too Expensive
10%
Can't buy it near me
 
Can't buy it near me
12%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
20%
I forget
 
I forget
12%
Smells bad
 
Smells bad
21%
Didn't know about it
 
Didn't know about it

Male
28%
Too Expensive
 
Too Expensive
12%
Can't buy it near me
 
Can't buy it near me
14%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
13%
I forget
 
I forget
12%
Smells bad
 
Smells bad
22%
Didn't know about it
 
Didn't know about it
0-14
16%
too expensive
 
too expensive
20%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
12%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
12%
i forget
 
i forget
16%
smells bad
 
smells bad
24%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it

15-19
23%
too expensive
 
too expensive
10%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
17%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
20%
i forget
 
i forget
12%
smells bad
 
smells bad
18%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it

20-24
31%
too expensive
 
too expensive
12%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
10%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
16%
i forget
 
i forget
10%
smells bad
 
smells bad
21%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it

25-30
28%
too expensive
 
too expensive
10%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
10%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
15%
i forget
 
i forget
16%
smells bad
 
smells bad
21%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it

31-34
29%
too expensive
 
too expensive
6%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
18%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
12%
i forget
 
i forget
12%
smells bad
 
smells bad
24%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it

35+
24%
too expensive
 
too expensive
14%
can't buy it near me
 
can't buy it near me
17%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
7%
i forget
 
i forget
10%
smells bad
 
smells bad
28%
didn't know about it
 
didn't know about it
28%
Too Expensive
 
Too Expensive
11%
Can't buy it near me
 
Can't buy it near me
14%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
16%
I forget
 
I forget
12%
Smells bad
 
Smells bad
20%
Didn't know about it
 
Didn't know about it
AUG 17. 2018
Mosquitos can spread diseases including Zika, dengue & chikungunya. They lay eggs in anything that has standing water, so you should remove & scrub clean all containers at least once a week. That includes tyres, buckets & plant pots. Do you do this?
1,444 responded out of 2,085 polled
Female
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

Male
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No
0-14
43%
yes
 
yes
57%
no
 
no

15-19
55%
yes
 
yes
45%
no
 
no

20-24
65%
yes
 
yes
35%
no
 
no

25-30
68%
yes
 
yes
32%
no
 
no

31-34
64%
yes
 
yes
36%
no
 
no

35+
69%
yes
 
yes
31%
no
 
no
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No
AUG 17. 2018
Why don't you scrub clean containers?
297 responded out of 574 polled
Female
28%
I don't have time
 
I don't have time
23%
I forget
 
I forget
7%
It's too much work
 
It's too much work
20%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
22%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this

Male
27%
I don't have time
 
I don't have time
27%
I forget
 
I forget
13%
It's too much work
 
It's too much work
17%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
17%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this
0-14
29%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
10%
i forget
 
i forget
19%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
19%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
24%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this

15-19
26%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
27%
i forget
 
i forget
7%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
19%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
21%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this

20-24
31%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
27%
i forget
 
i forget
10%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
10%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
22%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this

25-30
15%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
35%
i forget
 
i forget
15%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
20%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
15%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this

31-34
33%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
33%
i forget
 
i forget
33%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
0%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
0%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this

35+
8%
i don't have time
 
i don't have time
17%
i forget
 
i forget
8%
it's too much work
 
it's too much work
50%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
17%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
27%
I don't have time
 
I don't have time
26%
I forget
 
I forget
9%
It's too much work
 
It's too much work
19%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
19%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this
AUG 17. 2018
To stop mosquitos laying eggs in water you should ALWAYS make sure all containers that can hold water have a tight-fitting cover. Do you do this?
1,045 responded out of 1,201 polled
Female
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

Male
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
0-14
44%
yes
 
yes
56%
no
 
no

15-19
56%
yes
 
yes
44%
no
 
no

20-24
67%
yes
 
yes
33%
no
 
no

25-30
73%
yes
 
yes
27%
no
 
no

31-34
83%
yes
 
yes
17%
no
 
no

35+
80%
yes
 
yes
20%
no
 
no
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
AUG 17. 2018
Why don't you cover containers with tight-fitting lids ?
325 responded out of 378 polled
Female
52%
I don't have covers that fit
 
I don't have covers that fit
16%
I forget
 
I forget
6%
It's easier without the lid
 
It's easier without the lid
13%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this
13%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos

Male
46%
I don't have covers that fit
 
I don't have covers that fit
22%
I forget
 
I forget
10%
It's easier without the lid
 
It's easier without the lid
16%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this
6%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos
0-14
45%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
10%
i forget
 
i forget
0%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
15%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
30%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos

15-19
50%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
17%
i forget
 
i forget
9%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
16%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
9%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos

20-24
41%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
26%
i forget
 
i forget
7%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
18%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
9%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos

25-30
57%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
13%
i forget
 
i forget
4%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
13%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
13%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos

31-34
50%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
50%
i forget
 
i forget
0%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
0%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
0%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos

35+
56%
i don't have covers that fit
 
i don't have covers that fit
11%
i forget
 
i forget
11%
it's easier without the lid
 
it's easier without the lid
11%
i didn't know i should do this
 
i didn't know i should do this
11%
i don't live near mosquitos
 
i don't live near mosquitos
49%
I don't have covers that fit
 
I don't have covers that fit
18%
I forget
 
I forget
7%
It's easier without the lid
 
It's easier without the lid
15%
I didn't know I should do this
 
I didn't know I should do this
11%
I don't live near mosquitos
 
I don't live near mosquitos

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