Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q59C

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

Q59C [NOW I'M GOING TO READ YOU TWO STATEMENTS. PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER THE FIRST STATEMENT OR THE SECOND STATEMENT COMES CLOSER TO YOUR OWN VIEWS - EVEN IF NEITHER IS EXACTLY RIGHT.] Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam, OR only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam
  1) Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam
  2) Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam
  3) Neither/Both equally
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 45.2% 45.2%
Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 46.9% 92.1%
Neither/Both equally 4% 96.1%
Don't know 3.2% 99.3%
Refused .7% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 41.3% 48.1% 47.3% 45.3%
Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 51.2% 44.2% 44.6% 47.0%
Neither/Both equally 3.6% 4.0% 4.5% 3.9%
Don't know 3.4% 3.1% 2.7% 3.1%
Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.6%
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
Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 46.9% 45.5% 42.9% 39.7% 45.3% 45.2%
Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 45.3% 46.7% 49.1% 52.5% 46.1% 46.9%
Neither/Both equally 4.1% 4.0% 4.1% 3.6% 3.5% 4.0%
Don't know 3.0% 3.2% 3.3% 3.3% 4.1% 3.2%
Refused 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 0.9% 1.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 41.4% 49.1% 45.2%
Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 50.5% 43.2% 46.9%
Neither/Both equally 4.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Don't know 3.3% 3.2% 3.2%
Refused 0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 57.4% 20.4% 42.9% 49.4% 45.3%
Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam 35.9% 72.0% 33.7% 24.2% 47.0%
Neither/Both equally 4.1% 3.0% 6.1% 11.1% 3.9%
Don't know 2.3% 3.4% 15.4% 12.7% 3.1%
Refused 0.4% 1.2% 1.8% 2.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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