Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q59A

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Q59A [NOW I'M GOING TO READ YOU TWO STATEMETNS. PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER THE FIRST STATEMENT OR THE SECOND STATEMENT COMES CLOSER TO YOUR OWN VIEWS - EVEN IF NEITHER IS EXACTLY RIGHT.] My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life, OR many religions can lead to eternal life
  1) My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life
  2) Many religions can lead to eternal life
  3) Neither/Both equally
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 57.4% 57.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 36.2% 93.6%
Neither/Both equally 3.1% 96.7%
Don't know 2.8% 99.5%
Refused .6% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 59.2% 55.8% 57.1% 57.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 34.2% 38.3% 37.0% 36.5%
Neither/Both equally 2.8% 3.1% 3.4% 3.0%
Don't know 3.1% 2.5% 2.1% 2.7%
Refused 0.8% 0.4% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24542


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 56.3% 58.4% 57.2% 61.4% 56.1% 57.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 37.6% 34.9% 36.2% 32.3% 36.0% 36.2%
Neither/Both equally 3.1% 3.0% 3.1% 2.5% 4.1% 3.1%
Don't know 2.5% 2.9% 2.8% 3.0% 3.4% 2.8%
Refused 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 56.6% 58.2% 57.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 36.4% 35.9% 36.2%
Neither/Both equally 3.4% 2.7% 3.1%
Don't know 2.9% 2.7% 2.8%
Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 52.5% 71.2% 34.2% 28.0% 57.5%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 42.0% 23.6% 42.6% 40.3% 36.2%
Neither/Both equally 3.1% 2.0% 6.9% 13.1% 3.0%
Don't know 2.1% 2.3% 13.6% 15.7% 2.7%
Refused 0.2% 0.9% 2.6% 2.9% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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