HEALTH
Poll # 96 Use of sanitary pads and other menstrual materials
7 questions polled on this topic
33% response rate
724 responded out of 2,163 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?
724 responded out of 2,163 polled
Female
71%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No

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

15-19
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

20-24
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

25-30
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

31-34
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
MAY 7. 2018
How many DAYS do u miss?
408 responded out of 434 polled
Female
0%
1 day
 
1 day
33%
2 days
 
2 days
33%
3 days
 
3 days
33%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

Male
38%
1 day
 
1 day
17%
2 days
 
2 days
25%
3 days
 
3 days
21%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
0-14
0%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

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

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

25-30
0%
1 day
 
1 day
67%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
3 days
 
3 days
33%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

31-34
100%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

35+
100%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
0%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
25%
1 day
 
1 day
14%
2 days
 
2 days
34%
3 days
 
3 days
27%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
MAY 7. 2018
How does MISSING school days affect ur performance?
374 responded out of 395 polled
Female
67%
poor school result
 
poor school result
33%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

Male
30%
poor school result
 
poor school result
60%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
10%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
0-14
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

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

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

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

31-34
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result
100%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

35+
0%
poor school result
 
poor school result
100%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
39%
poor school result
 
poor school result
49%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
13%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
MAY 7. 2018
Who do you TALK to about your period?
628 responded out of 643 polled
Female
20%
school teacher
 
school teacher
80%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend

Male
12%
school teacher
 
school teacher
68%
parent
 
parent
21%
friend
 
friend
0-14
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend

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

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

25-30
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
80%
parent
 
parent
20%
friend
 
friend

31-34
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
100%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend

35+
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
100%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend
20%
school teacher
 
school teacher
59%
parent
 
parent
20%
friend
 
friend
MAY 7. 2018
What type of MENSTRUAL materials are u currently using?
522 responded out of 620 polled
Female
50%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
50%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

Male
7%
cotton
 
cotton
7%
wool
 
wool
29%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
46%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
11%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper
0-14
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

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

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

25-30
0%
cotton
 
cotton
40%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
40%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
20%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

31-34
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
100%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

35+
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
0%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper
28%
cotton
 
cotton
6%
wool
 
wool
10%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
41%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
11%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
3%
paper
 
paper
MAY 7. 2018
On average, how much do u SPEND on menstrual materials per month?
598 responded out of 609 polled
Female
25%
nothing
 
nothing
25%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
50%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know

Male
6%
nothing
 
nothing
19%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
75%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
0-14
0%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
0%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know

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

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

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

31-34
0%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
100%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know

35+
0%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
100%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
12%
nothing
 
nothing
43%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
40%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
1%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
3%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
MAY 7. 2018
Where do u or ur family GET d materials to manage ur period?
562 responded out of 594 polled
Female
75%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
25%
home
 
home

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

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

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

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

31-34
100%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
home
 
home

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

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