CURRENT POLL IN DISASTER & EMMERGENCIES
Poll#185 Lassa Fever Outbreak
5 questions polled on this topic
7% response rate
1,161 responded out of 16,218 polled
Sep 17. 2019
UReporter! There have been cases of Lassava fever reported in Kenema District. Have u heard about it?
Sep 17. 2019
Lassa fever is a dangerous sickness that is spread by rats. Do u know how humans can be infected by Lassa fever?
Sep 17. 2019
Lassa is spread by contact with d urine n shit of an infected rat. Also spread by contact with an infected person. Do u know d signs of Lassa?
Sep 17. 2019
Signs of Lassa include high fever, feeling weak or tired, headache, vomiting, body pain n stomach ache. Do u know what to do if u have these symptoms?
Sep 17. 2019
Go to clinic 4 treatment n avoid contact with people. Lassa fever can only b confirmed after a lab test. Do u know how to protect urself frm Lassava?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 17. 2019
UReporter! There have been cases of Lassava fever reported in Kenema District. Have u heard about it?
1,161 responded out of 16,218 polled
Female
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No

Male
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
16%
Yes
 
Yes
84%
No
 
No

20-24
15%
Yes
 
Yes
85%
No
 
No

25-30
23%
Yes
 
Yes
77%
No
 
No

31-34
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No

35+
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No
SEP 17. 2019
Lassa fever is a dangerous sickness that is spread by rats. Do u know how humans can be infected by Lassa fever?
1,011 responded out of 1,161 polled
Female
23%
Yes
 
Yes
77%
No
 
No

Male
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

20-24
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

25-30
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No

31-34
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No

35+
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No
SEP 17. 2019
Lassa is spread by contact with d urine n shit of an infected rat. Also spread by contact with an infected person. Do u know d signs of Lassa?
918 responded out of 1,011 polled
Female
14%
Yes
 
Yes
86%
No
 
No

Male
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

20-24
10%
Yes
 
Yes
90%
No
 
No

25-30
15%
Yes
 
Yes
85%
No
 
No

31-34
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No

35+
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No
16%
Yes
 
Yes
84%
No
 
No
SEP 17. 2019
Signs of Lassa include high fever, feeling weak or tired, headache, vomiting, body pain n stomach ache. Do u know what to do if u have these symptoms?
841 responded out of 918 polled
Female
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No

Male
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
11%
Yes
 
Yes
89%
No
 
No

20-24
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No

25-30
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

31-34
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No

35+
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No
SEP 17. 2019
Go to clinic 4 treatment n avoid contact with people. Lassa fever can only b confirmed after a lab test. Do u know how to protect urself frm Lassava?
758 responded out of 841 polled
Female
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No

Male
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
7%
Yes
 
Yes
93%
No
 
No

20-24
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No

25-30
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No

31-34
22%
Yes
 
Yes
78%
No
 
No

35+
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No

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