Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q63

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

Q63 [ASK IF CHRISTIAN PREACHERS AND MISSIONARIES FROM OUTSIDE OUR COUNTRY HAVE A GREAT DEAL, SOME, NOT TOO MUCH, OR NONE] Do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing for our country?
  1) Good thing
  2) Bad thing
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Good thing 77.2% 77.2%
Bad thing 17.1% 94.3%
Don't know 5.1% 99.4%
Refused .7% 100.1%
Total N = 21829

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Good thing 75.4% 78.8% 77.7% 77.3%
Bad thing 18.4% 15.9% 16.5% 17.0%
Don't know 5.5% 4.8% 4.9% 5.0%
Refused 0.7% 0.5% 0.9% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21418


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Good thing 78.3% 76.7% 76.7% 74.6% 75.5% 77.2%
Bad thing 16.3% 17.4% 17.6% 19.2% 17.2% 17.1%
Don't know 4.8% 5.1% 5.0% 5.7% 6.1% 5.1%
Refused 0.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21727


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good thing 76.6% 77.8% 77.2%
Bad thing 17.4% 16.7% 17.1%
Don't know 5.3% 4.8% 5.1%
Refused 0.7% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
21829


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Good thing 83.2% 64.7% 53.5% 69.4% 77.3%
Bad thing 13.1% 25.5% 36.4% 22.1% 17.0%
Don't know 3.4% 8.3% 9.4% 8.0% 5.0%
Refused 0.3% 1.4% 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21711



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