Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q66D

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

Q66D [PLEASE TELL ME HOW OFTEN YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING. WOULD YOU SAY AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK, ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH, SEVEAL TIMES A YEAR, SELDOM, OR NEVER?] Speak or pray in tongues
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 13.9% 13.9%
Once or twice a month 10.1% 24%
Several times a year 6.2% 30.2%
Seldom 10.1% 40.3%
Never 57.6% 97.9%
Don't know 1.7% 99.6%
Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 15542

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
At least once a week 13.6% 14.1% 13.5% 13.8%
Once or twice a month 11.0% 10.2% 8.7% 10.2%
Several times a year 5.9% 5.9% 6.9% 6.1%
Seldom 9.1% 10.6% 10.7% 10.1%
Never 58.1% 57.5% 58.3% 57.9%
Don't know 1.9% 1.5% 1.6% 1.7%
Refused 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15297


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
At least once a week 13.1% 15.1% 14.7% 13.7% 13.5% 13.9%
Once or twice a month 10.3% 10.3% 9.9% 9.7% 8.5% 10.1%
Several times a year 6.0% 6.6% 6.4% 5.8% 5.7% 6.2%
Seldom 9.9% 10.6% 11.3% 9.2% 8.5% 10.1%
Never 58.5% 55.4% 55.6% 59.7% 62.1% 57.6%
Don't know 1.8% 1.7% 1.9% 1.4% 1.3% 1.7%
Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15475


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 13.3% 14.4% 13.9%
Once or twice a month 9.8% 10.4% 10.1%
Several times a year 6.3% 6.0% 6.2%
Seldom 10.4% 9.9% 10.1%
Never 58.3% 56.9% 57.6%
Don't know 1.5% 1.9% 1.7%
Refused 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
15542


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
At least once a week 13.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.9%
Once or twice a month 10.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.1%
Several times a year 6.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.2%
Seldom 10.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.1%
Never 57.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 57.6%
Don't know 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15542



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