CURRENT POLL IN HEALTH
Building healthier lives and communities! - Global Health Care poll
5 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
13,689 responded out of 219,793 polled
Aug 23. 2018
We want to learn more about what you do when you’re feeling unwell. Responses will be shared with world leaders and ministers of health and will help shape the conversation on how to build healthier lives and communities! Do you want to participate?
Aug 23. 2018
What do you do when you feel sick?
Aug 23. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
Aug 23. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
Aug 23. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 23. 2018
We want to learn more about what you do when you’re feeling unwell. Responses will be shared with world leaders and ministers of health and will help shape the conversation on how to build healthier lives and communities! Do you want to participate?
13,689 responded out of 219,793 polled
Female
90%
Yes
 
Yes
10%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
77%
yes
 
yes
23%
no
 
no

15-19
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no

20-24
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no

25-30
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no

31-34
85%
yes
 
yes
15%
no
 
no

35+
79%
yes
 
yes
21%
no
 
no
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No
AUG 23. 2018
What do you do when you feel sick?
8,801 responded out of 10,879 polled
Female
22%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
18%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
30%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
2%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
14%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
3%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
12%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online

Male
31%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
16%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
26%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
4%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
11%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
4%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
8%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
0-14
18%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
27%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
29%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
4%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
12%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
5%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
5%
look for info online
 
look for info online

15-19
22%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
18%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
29%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
2%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
16%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
3%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
10%
look for info online
 
look for info online

20-24
29%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
15%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
27%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
3%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
12%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
4%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
10%
look for info online
 
look for info online

25-30
31%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
17%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
27%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
3%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
7%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
4%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
10%
look for info online
 
look for info online

31-34
28%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
21%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
29%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
6%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
5%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
1%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
11%
look for info online
 
look for info online

35+
25%
go to a hospital
 
go to a hospital
28%
go to see regular doctor
 
go to see regular doctor
24%
take medicine at home
 
take medicine at home
3%
go to community health worker
 
go to community health worker
9%
nothing/stay at home
 
nothing/stay at home
2%
ask a friend for advice
 
ask a friend for advice
10%
look for info online
 
look for info online
28%
Go to a hospital
 
Go to a hospital
17%
Go to see regular doctor
 
Go to see regular doctor
26%
Take medicine at home
 
Take medicine at home
3%
Go to community health worker
 
Go to community health worker
12%
Nothing/stay at home
 
Nothing/stay at home
4%
Ask a friend for advice
 
Ask a friend for advice
9%
Look for info online
 
Look for info online
AUG 23. 2018
What do you consider most when deciding to get medical treatment?
8,042 responded out of 9,183 polled
Female
8%
Distance
 
Distance
29%
Cost
 
Cost
46%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
8%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours

Male
9%
Distance
 
Distance
30%
Cost
 
Cost
45%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
9%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
4%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
0-14
14%
distance
 
distance
22%
cost
 
cost
39%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
13%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
7%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
5%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours

15-19
9%
distance
 
distance
27%
cost
 
cost
45%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
10%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
5%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
4%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours

20-24
7%
distance
 
distance
32%
cost
 
cost
44%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
8%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
4%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
4%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours

25-30
8%
distance
 
distance
32%
cost
 
cost
45%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
5%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
4%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
6%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours

31-34
12%
distance
 
distance
21%
cost
 
cost
53%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
4%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
4%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
6%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours

35+
7%
distance
 
distance
25%
cost
 
cost
54%
quality of treatment
 
quality of treatment
7%
friendly and respectful staff
 
friendly and respectful staff
2%
confidentiality/privacy
 
confidentiality/privacy
5%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
10%
Distance
 
Distance
28%
Cost
 
Cost
44%
Quality of treatment
 
Quality of treatment
9%
Friendly and respectful staff
 
Friendly and respectful staff
4%
Confidentiality/privacy
 
Confidentiality/privacy
5%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
AUG 23. 2018
What do you do to help your friends and family when they get sick?
7,795 responded out of 8,420 polled
Female
47%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
18%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
29%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
6%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet

Male
60%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
18%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
17%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
4%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
0-14
40%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
19%
give them advice
 
give them advice
38%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
3%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet

15-19
43%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
19%
give them advice
 
give them advice
32%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
6%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet

20-24
57%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
18%
give them advice
 
give them advice
20%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
6%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet

25-30
61%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
19%
give them advice
 
give them advice
15%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
4%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet

31-34
61%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
22%
give them advice
 
give them advice
12%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
5%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet

35+
61%
take them to a doctor
 
take them to a doctor
19%
give them advice
 
give them advice
15%
take care of them at home
 
take care of them at home
5%
find cure on internet
 
find cure on internet
53%
Take them to a doctor
 
Take them to a doctor
18%
Give them advice
 
Give them advice
23%
Take care of them at home
 
Take care of them at home
6%
Find cure on internet
 
Find cure on internet
AUG 23. 2018
What do you do to make sure you, your family and friends stay healthy?
7,136 responded out of 8,013 polled
Female
63%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
11%
Exercise
 
Exercise
13%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
13%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

Male
49%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
21%
Exercise
 
Exercise
13%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
17%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups
0-14
66%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
12%
exercise
 
exercise
12%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
10%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups

15-19
55%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
17%
exercise
 
exercise
15%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
12%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups

20-24
54%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
17%
exercise
 
exercise
13%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
16%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups

25-30
55%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
16%
exercise
 
exercise
12%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
17%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups

31-34
62%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
12%
exercise
 
exercise
10%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
16%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups

35+
62%
eat healthy food
 
eat healthy food
15%
exercise
 
exercise
7%
avoid alcohol/tobacco
 
avoid alcohol/tobacco
16%
regular check-ups
 
regular check-ups
55%
Eat healthy food
 
Eat healthy food
17%
Exercise
 
Exercise
13%
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
 
Avoid alcohol/Tobacco
15%
Regular check-ups
 
Regular check-ups

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