GENERAL
State of the World's Children poll on nutrition 2019
13 questions polled on this topic
17% response rate
11,229 responded out of 64,861 polled
Oct 22. 2019
Colour of your pee
Oct 22. 2019
When you are thirsty what do you prefer to drink
Oct 22. 2019
How many glasses of water did you drink yesterday
Oct 22. 2019
What is your main source of water
Oct 22. 2019
Why are females more overweight compared to males in SA
Oct 22. 2019
Own reasons for why more females are overweight compared to male
Oct 22. 2019
Do you know when someone is overweight or obese
Oct 22. 2019
In own words what do you prefer to drink when thirsty
Oct 22. 2019
How many sweet drinks did you consume yesterday
Oct 22. 2019
Challenge to drink less sweet sugary drinks and more water
Oct 22. 2019
Are you going to check out the BMI calculator
Oct 22. 2019
Own response for source of water
Oct 22. 2019
Own response for why women are more overweight compared to men

POLL RESULTS

OCT 22. 2019
Colour of your pee
11,229 responded out of 64,861 polled
Female
43%
Clear
 
Clear
44%
Yellow
 
Yellow
8%
Orange
 
Orange
5%
Opt out of this poll
 
Opt out of this poll

Male
50%
Clear
 
Clear
36%
Yellow
 
Yellow
8%
Orange
 
Orange
6%
Opt out of this poll
 
Opt out of this poll
0-14
47%
clear
 
clear
34%
yellow
 
yellow
9%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
9%
orange
 
orange

15-19
47%
clear
 
clear
38%
yellow
 
yellow
6%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
8%
orange
 
orange

20-24
50%
clear
 
clear
38%
yellow
 
yellow
5%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
7%
orange
 
orange

25-30
46%
clear
 
clear
40%
yellow
 
yellow
5%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
9%
orange
 
orange

31-34
46%
clear
 
clear
40%
yellow
 
yellow
7%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
7%
orange
 
orange

35+
49%
clear
 
clear
33%
yellow
 
yellow
10%
opt out of this poll
 
opt out of this poll
8%
orange
 
orange
46%
Clear
 
Clear
39%
Yellow
 
Yellow
8%
Orange
 
Orange
6%
Opt out of this poll
 
Opt out of this poll
OCT 22. 2019
When you are thirsty what do you prefer to drink
9,394 responded out of 10,527 polled
Female
60%
water
 
water
36%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks
4%
Other (own reply)
 
Other (own reply)

Male
64%
water
 
water
30%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks
6%
Other (own reply)
 
Other (own reply)
0-14
63%
water
 
water
2%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
35%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks

15-19
61%
water
 
water
5%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
35%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks

20-24
61%
water
 
water
6%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
33%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks

25-30
67%
water
 
water
6%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
28%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks

31-34
67%
water
 
water
5%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
28%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks

35+
66%
water
 
water
6%
other (own reply)
 
other (own reply)
28%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks
62%
water
 
water
33%
sweet drinks
 
sweet drinks
6%
Other (own reply)
 
Other (own reply)
OCT 22. 2019
How many glasses of water did you drink yesterday
8,650 responded out of 9,168 polled
Female
19%
Two glasses
 
Two glasses
16%
One glass
 
One glass
15%
Three glasses
 
Three glasses
14%
Four glasses
 
Four glasses
31%
Five or more
 
Five or more
5%
Did not drink water yesterday
 
Did not drink water yesterday

Male
16%
Two glasses
 
Two glasses
13%
One glass
 
One glass
14%
Three glasses
 
Three glasses
16%
Four glasses
 
Four glasses
37%
Five or more
 
Five or more
4%
Did not drink water yesterday
 
Did not drink water yesterday
0-14
30%
five or more
 
five or more
19%
one glass
 
one glass
10%
three glasses
 
three glasses
9%
four glasses
 
four glasses
19%
two glasses
 
two glasses
12%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday

15-19
30%
five or more
 
five or more
14%
one glass
 
one glass
15%
three glasses
 
three glasses
17%
four glasses
 
four glasses
19%
two glasses
 
two glasses
5%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday

20-24
35%
five or more
 
five or more
14%
one glass
 
one glass
15%
three glasses
 
three glasses
15%
four glasses
 
four glasses
17%
two glasses
 
two glasses
4%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday

25-30
38%
five or more
 
five or more
12%
one glass
 
one glass
14%
three glasses
 
three glasses
16%
four glasses
 
four glasses
14%
two glasses
 
two glasses
5%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday

31-34
43%
five or more
 
five or more
9%
one glass
 
one glass
13%
three glasses
 
three glasses
13%
four glasses
 
four glasses
16%
two glasses
 
two glasses
5%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday

35+
42%
five or more
 
five or more
13%
one glass
 
one glass
10%
three glasses
 
three glasses
18%
four glasses
 
four glasses
14%
two glasses
 
two glasses
3%
did not drink water yesterday
 
did not drink water yesterday
18%
Two glasses
 
Two glasses
15%
One glass
 
One glass
14%
Three glasses
 
Three glasses
15%
Four glasses
 
Four glasses
33%
Five or more
 
Five or more
5%
Did not drink water yesterday
 
Did not drink water yesterday
OCT 22. 2019
What is your main source of water
8,212 responded out of 8,650 polled
Female
62%
Tap
 
Tap
24%
Bottled water
 
Bottled water
5%
River
 
River
7%
Tank
 
Tank
3%
Rain
 
Rain

Male
62%
Tap
 
Tap
24%
Bottled water
 
Bottled water
5%
River
 
River
7%
Tank
 
Tank
3%
Rain
 
Rain
0-14
3%
rain
 
rain
61%
tap
 
tap
10%
river
 
river
3%
tank
 
tank
23%
bottled water
 
bottled water

15-19
3%
rain
 
rain
59%
tap
 
tap
5%
river
 
river
7%
tank
 
tank
26%
bottled water
 
bottled water

20-24
2%
rain
 
rain
63%
tap
 
tap
5%
river
 
river
7%
tank
 
tank
22%
bottled water
 
bottled water

25-30
3%
rain
 
rain
65%
tap
 
tap
3%
river
 
river
5%
tank
 
tank
25%
bottled water
 
bottled water

31-34
4%
rain
 
rain
65%
tap
 
tap
4%
river
 
river
6%
tank
 
tank
21%
bottled water
 
bottled water

35+
4%
rain
 
rain
64%
tap
 
tap
4%
river
 
river
3%
tank
 
tank
24%
bottled water
 
bottled water
60%
Tap
 
Tap
25%
Bottled water
 
Bottled water
5%
River
 
River
7%
Tank
 
Tank
3%
Rain
 
Rain
OCT 22. 2019
Why are females more overweight compared to males in SA
7,093 responded out of 7,677 polled
Female
24%
Food marketing
 
Food marketing
17%
All of the above
 
All of the above
6%
Other reason (own response)
 
Other reason (own response)
20%
Social Status
 
Social Status
14%
Beauty standards
 
Beauty standards
7%
Economic Factors
 
Economic Factors
7%
Genetics
 
Genetics
5%
Cultural norms
 
Cultural norms

Male
20%
Food marketing
 
Food marketing
18%
All of the above
 
All of the above
5%
Other reason (own response)
 
Other reason (own response)
22%
Social Status
 
Social Status
12%
Beauty standards
 
Beauty standards
8%
Economic Factors
 
Economic Factors
9%
Genetics
 
Genetics
6%
Cultural norms
 
Cultural norms
0-14
23%
food marketing
 
food marketing
2%
genetics
 
genetics
28%
social status
 
social status
5%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
2%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
18%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
14%
economic factors
 
economic factors
9%
all of the above
 
all of the above

15-19
21%
food marketing
 
food marketing
7%
genetics
 
genetics
22%
social status
 
social status
4%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
5%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
16%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
8%
economic factors
 
economic factors
16%
all of the above
 
all of the above

20-24
24%
food marketing
 
food marketing
9%
genetics
 
genetics
20%
social status
 
social status
6%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
5%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
10%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
7%
economic factors
 
economic factors
19%
all of the above
 
all of the above

25-30
25%
food marketing
 
food marketing
9%
genetics
 
genetics
19%
social status
 
social status
6%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
5%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
10%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
8%
economic factors
 
economic factors
17%
all of the above
 
all of the above

31-34
26%
food marketing
 
food marketing
10%
genetics
 
genetics
19%
social status
 
social status
2%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
5%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
10%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
8%
economic factors
 
economic factors
21%
all of the above
 
all of the above

35+
26%
food marketing
 
food marketing
11%
genetics
 
genetics
18%
social status
 
social status
7%
other reason (own response)
 
other reason (own response)
3%
cultural norms
 
cultural norms
16%
beauty standards
 
beauty standards
6%
economic factors
 
economic factors
14%
all of the above
 
all of the above
21%
Food marketing
 
Food marketing
16%
All of the above
 
All of the above
5%
Other reason (own response)
 
Other reason (own response)
22%
Social Status
 
Social Status
14%
Beauty standards
 
Beauty standards
7%
Economic Factors
 
Economic Factors
8%
Genetics
 
Genetics
6%
Cultural norms
 
Cultural norms
OCT 22. 2019
Own reasons for why more females are overweight compared to male
661 responded out of 1,153 polled
food
women
think
eat
people
don
water
can
healthy
like
men
exercise
eating
lot
drink
must
body
junk
much
health
overweight
make
south
obese
possible
understand
know
social
way
woman
africa
good
nothing
care
fat
life
need
unhealthy
get
many
obesity
things
time
work
foods
status
drinks
weight
also
genetics
OCT 22. 2019
Do you know when someone is overweight or obese
6,005 responded out of 6,564 polled
Female
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No

Male
66%
Yes
 
Yes
34%
No
 
No
0-14
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no

15-19
61%
yes
 
yes
39%
no
 
no

20-24
61%
yes
 
yes
39%
no
 
no

25-30
69%
yes
 
yes
31%
no
 
no

31-34
70%
yes
 
yes
30%
no
 
no

35+
63%
yes
 
yes
37%
no
 
no
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
OCT 22. 2019
In own words what do you prefer to drink when thirsty
458 responded out of 518 polled
water
drink
beer
alcohol
juice
prefer
soft
drinks
tea
cold
wine
like
energy
coffee
coke
cola
coca
fruit
time
lemon
sometimes
thirsty
vodka
whiskey
acid
castle
cider
cool
depends
fish
milk
orange
something
100
brandy
can
flying
hot
ice
lite
please
strongbow
sugary
twist
african
beers
black
coldrink
cooldrink
don
OCT 22. 2019
How many sweet drinks did you consume yesterday
2,906 responded out of 3,072 polled
Female
37%
One sweet/sugary drink
 
One sweet/sugary drink
37%
Two sweet/sugary drinks
 
Two sweet/sugary drinks
13%
Three sweet/sugary drinks
 
Three sweet/sugary drinks
13%
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks

Male
41%
One sweet/sugary drink
 
One sweet/sugary drink
37%
Two sweet/sugary drinks
 
Two sweet/sugary drinks
12%
Three sweet/sugary drinks
 
Three sweet/sugary drinks
10%
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks
0-14
42%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
0%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
19%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
38%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks

15-19
40%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
13%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
12%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
35%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks

20-24
39%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
12%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
10%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
39%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks

25-30
43%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
14%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
9%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
35%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks

31-34
40%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
15%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
15%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
30%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks

35+
43%
one sweet/sugary drink
 
one sweet/sugary drink
14%
three sweet/sugary drinks
 
three sweet/sugary drinks
8%
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
four or more sweet/sugary drinks
35%
two sweet/sugary drinks
 
two sweet/sugary drinks
41%
One sweet/sugary drink
 
One sweet/sugary drink
37%
Two sweet/sugary drinks
 
Two sweet/sugary drinks
11%
Three sweet/sugary drinks
 
Three sweet/sugary drinks
11%
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks
 
Four or more sweet/sugary drinks
OCT 22. 2019
Challenge to drink less sweet sugary drinks and more water
7,677 responded out of 8,335 polled
Female
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
79%
yes
 
yes
21%
no
 
no

15-19
81%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

20-24
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

25-30
88%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no

31-34
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no

35+
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no
84%
Yes
 
Yes
16%
No
 
No
OCT 22. 2019
Are you going to check out the BMI calculator
5,542 responded out of 6,005 polled
Female
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No

Male
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No
0-14
70%
yes
 
yes
30%
no
 
no

15-19
75%
yes
 
yes
25%
no
 
no

20-24
79%
yes
 
yes
21%
no
 
no

25-30
81%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

31-34
83%
yes
 
yes
17%
no
 
no

35+
78%
yes
 
yes
22%
no
 
no
77%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
No
 
No
OCT 22. 2019
Own response for source of water
123 responded out of 149 polled
water
tap
drink
ok
boiled
borehole
can
cold
cup
get
hole
now
tank
boil
bore
fridge
glass
healthy
life
mineral
oasis
rain
river
sex
spring
still
8glasses
aex
beer
body
bohole
boths
bottle
bottled
bow
bowhole
bucket
buy
bying
cap
center
cleaning
cooked
cups
dam
done
drank
drinking
ee
eish
OCT 22. 2019
Own response for why women are more overweight compared to men
328 responded out of 365 polled
eat
food
women
don
like
exercise
men
much
junk
lot
time
work
eating
fat
woman
always
body
foods
overweight
can
working
birth
lazy
weight
healthy
lack
physical
exercising
hard
think
unhealthy
fats
gain
love
man
stress
take
bodies
coz
fast
get
give
home
house
also
compared
exercises
jobs
many
nd

FEATURED ANSWERS

RELATED STORIES

No related stories.

FEATURED IMAGES

No featured images yet.