HEALTH
Poll # 96 Use of sanitary pads and other menstrual materials
7 questions polled on this topic
20% response rate
362 responded out of 1,784 polled
May 7. 2018
Hi U have been identified as interested in menstrual hygiene.Here are few questions for u: Do u MISS SCHOOL days because of ur period?
May 7. 2018
How many DAYS do u miss?
May 7. 2018
How does MISSING school days affect ur performance?
May 7. 2018
Who do you TALK to about your period?
May 7. 2018
What type of MENSTRUAL materials are u currently using?
May 7. 2018
On average, how much do u SPEND on menstrual materials per month?
May 7. 2018
Where do u or ur family GET d materials to manage ur period?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 7. 2018
Hi U have been identified as interested in menstrual hygiene.Here are few questions for u: Do u MISS SCHOOL days because of ur period?
362 responded out of 1,784 polled
Female
29%
No
 
No
71%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
42%
No
 
No
58%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
42%
no
 
no
58%
yes
 
yes

20-24
100%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

25-30
50%
no
 
no
50%
yes
 
yes

31-34
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

35+
0%
no
 
no
100%
yes
 
yes
38%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 7. 2018
How many DAYS do u miss?
204 responded out of 223 polled
Female
33%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
33%
3 days
 
3 days
33%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
1 day
 
1 day

Male
18%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
27%
3 days
 
3 days
18%
2 days
 
2 days
36%
1 day
 
1 day
0-14
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
1 day
 
1 day

15-19
23%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
38%
3 days
 
3 days
15%
2 days
 
2 days
23%
1 day
 
1 day

20-24
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
1 day
 
1 day

25-30
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0%
3 days
 
3 days
100%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
1 day
 
1 day

31-34
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
1 day
 
1 day

35+
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
2 days
 
2 days
100%
1 day
 
1 day
27%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
34%
3 days
 
3 days
14%
2 days
 
2 days
25%
1 day
 
1 day
MAY 7. 2018
How does MISSING school days affect ur performance?
187 responded out of 204 polled
Female
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
33%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
67%
poor school result
 
poor school result

Male
11%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
56%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
33%
poor school result
 
poor school result
0-14
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result

15-19
18%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
36%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
45%
poor school result
 
poor school result

20-24
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result

25-30
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
100%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result

31-34
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result

35+
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
100%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result
13%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
49%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
39%
poor school result
 
poor school result
MAY 7. 2018
Who do you TALK to about your period?
314 responded out of 326 polled
Female
0%
friend
 
friend
80%
parent
 
parent
20%
school teacher
 
school teacher

Male
19%
friend
 
friend
69%
parent
 
parent
12%
school teacher
 
school teacher
0-14
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher

15-19
19%
friend
 
friend
67%
parent
 
parent
14%
school teacher
 
school teacher

20-24
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
parent
 
parent
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher

25-30
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
parent
 
parent
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher

31-34
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher

35+
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
parent
 
parent
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
20%
friend
 
friend
59%
parent
 
parent
20%
school teacher
 
school teacher
MAY 7. 2018
What type of MENSTRUAL materials are u currently using?
261 responded out of 314 polled
Female
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
50%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
50%
cotton
 
cotton

Male
0%
paper
 
paper
8%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
46%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
31%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
8%
wool
 
wool
8%
cotton
 
cotton
0-14
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
cotton
 
cotton

15-19
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
47%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
27%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
27%
cotton
 
cotton

20-24
0%
paper
 
paper
100%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
cotton
 
cotton

25-30
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
50%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
50%
wool
 
wool
0%
cotton
 
cotton

31-34
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
cotton
 
cotton

35+
0%
paper
 
paper
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
cotton
 
cotton
3%
paper
 
paper
11%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
41%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
10%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
6%
wool
 
wool
28%
cotton
 
cotton
MAY 7. 2018
On average, how much do u SPEND on menstrual materials per month?
299 responded out of 306 polled
Female
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
50%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
25%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
25%
nothing
 
nothing

Male
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
73%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
20%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
7%
nothing
 
nothing
0-14
0%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
nothing
 
nothing

15-19
5%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
53%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
26%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
16%
nothing
 
nothing

20-24
0%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
100%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
nothing
 
nothing

25-30
0%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
100%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
nothing
 
nothing

31-34
0%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
nothing
 
nothing

35+
0%
dont know
 
dont know
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
100%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
nothing
 
nothing
3%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
1%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
40%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
43%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
12%
nothing
 
nothing
MAY 7. 2018
Where do u or ur family GET d materials to manage ur period?
281 responded out of 299 polled
Female
25%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
75%
shop/market
 
shop/market

Male
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0-14
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
shop/market
 
shop/market

15-19
16%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
84%
shop/market
 
shop/market

20-24
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
shop/market
 
shop/market

25-30
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
shop/market
 
shop/market

31-34
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
shop/market
 
shop/market

35+
0%
home
 
home
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
friend
 
friend
100%
shop/market
 
shop/market
18%
home
 
home
5%
relative
 
relative
6%
friend
 
friend
71%
shop/market
 
shop/market

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