CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
Poll #119 Use of sanitary pads and other menstrual materials
7 questions polled on this topic
22% response rate
445 responded out of 2,012 polled
Oct 29. 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?
Oct 29. 2018
How many DAYS do u miss?
Oct 29. 2018
How does MISSING school days affect ur performance?
Oct 29. 2018
Who do you TALK to about your period?
Oct 29. 2018
What type of MENSTRUAL materials are u currently using?
Oct 29. 2018
On average, how much do u SPEND on menstrual materials per month?
Oct 29. 2018
Where do u or ur family GET d materials to manage ur period?

POLL RESULTS

OCT 29. 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?
445 responded out of 2,012 polled
Female
67%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No

Male
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No

20-24
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

25-30
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

31-34
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No
OCT 29. 2018
How many DAYS do u miss?
196 responded out of 221 polled
Female
67%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
33%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

Male
0%
1 day
 
1 day
6%
2 days
 
2 days
47%
3 days
 
3 days
47%
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
27%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
55%
3 days
 
3 days
18%
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
100%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more

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

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

35+
0%
1 day
 
1 day
0%
2 days
 
2 days
100%
3 days
 
3 days
0%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
22%
1 day
 
1 day
17%
2 days
 
2 days
37%
3 days
 
3 days
24%
4 days or more
 
4 days or more
OCT 29. 2018
How does MISSING school days affect ur performance?
162 responded out of 184 polled
Female
100%
poor school result
 
poor school result
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

Male
24%
poor school result
 
poor school result
76%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
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
44%
poor school result
 
poor school result
56%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

20-24
100%
poor school result
 
poor school result
0%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
0%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons

25-30
100%
poor school result
 
poor school result
0%
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
30%
poor school result
 
poor school result
57%
difficulty to catch up
 
difficulty to catch up
14%
forget school lessons
 
forget school lessons
OCT 29. 2018
Who do you TALK to about your period?
347 responded out of 366 polled
Female
60%
school teacher
 
school teacher
40%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour

Male
43%
school teacher
 
school teacher
33%
parent
 
parent
23%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour
0-14
0%
school teacher
 
school teacher
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour

15-19
33%
school teacher
 
school teacher
50%
parent
 
parent
17%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour

20-24
50%
school teacher
 
school teacher
50%
parent
 
parent
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour

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

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

35+
57%
school teacher
 
school teacher
0%
parent
 
parent
43%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour
32%
school teacher
 
school teacher
48%
parent
 
parent
20%
friend
 
friend
0%
Neighbour
 
Neighbour
OCT 29. 2018
What type of MENSTRUAL materials are u currently using?
281 responded out of 336 polled
Female
50%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
25%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
0%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
25%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

Male
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
9%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
26%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
65%
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
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
10%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
30%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
60%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper

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

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

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

35+
0%
cotton
 
cotton
0%
wool
 
wool
0%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
57%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
43%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
0%
paper
 
paper
16%
cotton
 
cotton
3%
wool
 
wool
7%
toilet roll
 
toilet roll
30%
disposable pad
 
disposable pad
43%
reusable pad
 
reusable pad
2%
paper
 
paper
OCT 29. 2018
On average, how much do u SPEND on menstrual materials per month?
311 responded out of 321 polled
Female
40%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
60%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know

Male
39%
nothing
 
nothing
18%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
43%
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
38%
nothing
 
nothing
21%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
42%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know

20-24
0%
nothing
 
nothing
50%
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

25-30
50%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
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

31-34
100%
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

35+
60%
nothing
 
nothing
0%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
40%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
0%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
36%
nothing
 
nothing
31%
less than 5,000
 
less than 5,000
32%
5,000-10,000
 
5,000-10,000
0%
11,000 and above
 
11,000 and above
2%
Dont Know
 
Dont Know
OCT 29. 2018
Where do u or ur family GET d materials to manage ur period?
207 responded out of 305 polled
Female
60%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
40%
home
 
home

Male
86%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
14%
home
 
home
0-14
0%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
home
 
home

15-19
78%
shop/market
 
shop/market
0%
friend
 
friend
0%
relative
 
relative
22%
home
 
home

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

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

31-34
0%
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
67%
shop/market
 
shop/market
8%
friend
 
friend
8%
relative
 
relative
17%
home
 
home

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