Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q67D

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

Q67D [HAVE YOU EVER…?] experienced or witnessed the devil or evil spirits being driven out of a person?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 40.9% 40.9%
No 54.7% 95.6%
Don't know 2.1% 97.7%
Refused 2.3% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 43.2% 38.9% 41.1% 41.0%
No 53.0% 56.8% 54.0% 54.8%
Don't know 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Refused 1.7% 2.2% 2.8% 2.1%
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
Yes 39.7% 41.5% 41.0% 44.0% 42.4% 40.9%
No 55.8% 53.7% 54.6% 51.6% 55.0% 54.7%
Don't know 2.0% 2.4% 2.0% 2.1% 1.6% 2.1%
Refused 2.4% 2.3% 2.4% 2.2% 1.0% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 39.1% 42.7% 40.9%
No 56.5% 52.9% 54.7%
Don't know 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
Refused 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 46.3% 30.5% 52.1% 22.7% 40.9%
No 49.1% 65.8% 41.1% 71.6% 54.7%
Don't know 2.2% 1.8% 2.9% 2.0% 2.1%
Refused 2.3% 1.9% 3.9% 3.7% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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