Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q66E

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

Q66E [PLEASE TELL ME HOW OFTEN YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING. WOULD YOU SAY AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK, ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH, SEVERAL TIMES A YEAR, SELDOM, OR NEVER?] Participate in religious chanting or singing gatherings and ceremonies
  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 26.2% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 17.3% 43.5%
Several times a year 16.1% 59.6%
Seldom 17.7% 77.3%
Never 20.8% 98.1%
Don't know 1.2% 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
At least once a week 24.7% 26.7% 27.7% 26.1%
Once or twice a month 16.9% 18.9% 15.0% 17.4%
Several times a year 16.4% 15.5% 17.3% 16.2%
Seldom 19.1% 17.1% 16.9% 17.8%
Never 21.2% 20.1% 21.0% 20.7%
Don't know 1.4% 1.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Refused 0.5% 0.6% 1.0% 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
At least once a week 25.7% 27.8% 25.1% 26.0% 27.0% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 17.9% 16.7% 16.8% 17.7% 15.6% 17.3%
Several times a year 16.0% 16.8% 16.4% 15.2% 14.0% 16.1%
Seldom 17.6% 17.3% 18.1% 18.9% 17.4% 17.7%
Never 20.6% 19.8% 21.7% 20.4% 23.4% 20.7%
Don't know 1.4% 0.9% 1.3% 0.9% 1.8% 1.2%
Refused 0.8% 0.7% 0.5% 0.9% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 24.5% 27.9% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 17.1% 17.5% 17.3%
Several times a year 15.8% 16.3% 16.1%
Seldom 18.1% 17.3% 17.7%
Never 22.4% 19.1% 20.8%
Don't know 1.3% 1.1% 1.2%
Refused 0.7% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
At least once a week 29.4% 21.5% 16.9% 11.8% 26.3%
Once or twice a month 18.4% 16.3% 10.2% 9.4% 17.3%
Several times a year 17.0% 15.4% 9.8% 5.4% 16.1%
Seldom 16.9% 20.1% 11.8% 10.7% 17.7%
Never 16.9% 23.9% 44.8% 60.0% 20.6%
Don't know 0.9% 1.8% 3.9% 1.5% 1.2%
Refused 0.5% 1.1% 2.6% 1.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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