U-REPORTERS IN THE UK
What do young people living in the UK think about nutrition?
4 questions polled on this topic
24% response rate
135 responded out of 567 polled
May 30. 2017
Do young people understand what foods and nutrients their bodies need? Please answer yes or no.
May 30. 2017
Why is nutrition important?
May 30. 2017
Who is responsible for your nutrition? Please choose only one of the following. a. School/college b. Parent/caregiver c. Myself d. Government
May 30. 2017
“Food poverty is the inability to afford, or to have access to, food to make up a healthy diet.” Is food poverty an issue in the UK? Please answer yes or no.

POLL RESULTS

MAY 30. 2017
Do young people understand what foods and nutrients their bodies need? Please answer yes or no.
135 responded out of 567 polled
Female
53%
No
 
No
47%
yes
 
yes

Male
54%
No
 
No
46%
yes
 
yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

15-19
49%
yes
 
yes
51%
no
 
no

20-24
29%
yes
 
yes
71%
no
 
no

25-30
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

31-34
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

35+
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no
51%
No
 
No
49%
yes
 
yes
MAY 30. 2017
Why is nutrition important?
123 responded out of 135 polled
healthy
body
health
keep
keeps
can
life
us
function
helps
bodies
energy
lead
lifestyle
nutrition
properly
allows
live
mental
mind
well
best
important
maintain
stay
functioning
gives
good
help
long
need
otherwise
right
wellbeing
yes
affects
bad
brain
disease
eat
etc
grow
issues
know
nutrients
physical
risk
weight
answer
balanced
MAY 30. 2017
Who is responsible for your nutrition? Please choose only one of the following. a. School/college b. Parent/caregiver c. Myself d. Government
121 responded out of 123 polled
Female
8%
Government
 
Government
66%
Myself
 
Myself
23%
Parent
 
Parent
3%
School
 
School

Male
0%
Government
 
Government
73%
Myself
 
Myself
27%
Parent
 
Parent
0%
School
 
School
0-14
0%
myself
 
myself
0%
school
 
school
0%
parent
 
parent
100%
government
 
government

15-19
67%
myself
 
myself
3%
school
 
school
28%
parent
 
parent
1%
government
 
government

20-24
75%
myself
 
myself
0%
school
 
school
25%
parent
 
parent
0%
government
 
government

25-30
100%
myself
 
myself
0%
school
 
school
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
government
 
government

31-34
0%
myself
 
myself
0%
school
 
school
0%
parent
 
parent
100%
government
 
government

35+
100%
myself
 
myself
0%
school
 
school
0%
parent
 
parent
0%
government
 
government
7%
Government
 
Government
67%
Myself
 
Myself
21%
Parent
 
Parent
5%
School
 
School
MAY 30. 2017
“Food poverty is the inability to afford, or to have access to, food to make up a healthy diet.” Is food poverty an issue in the UK? Please answer yes or no.
118 responded out of 121 polled
Female
16%
No
 
No
84%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
80%
yes
 
yes
20%
no
 
no

20-24
75%
yes
 
yes
25%
no
 
no

25-30
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
67%
yes
 
yes
33%
no
 
no
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes

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