Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q68G

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

Q68G [AND DO YOU…?] ever participate in traditional African ceremonies or perform special acts to honor or celebrate your ancestors?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 25.9% 25.9%
No 71.9% 97.8%
Don't know 1.3% 99.1%
Refused 1% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 30.0% 24.6% 19.4% 25.7%
No 68.1% 73.3% 78.1% 72.2%
Don't know 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 1.2%
Refused 0.7% 0.9% 1.1% 0.9%
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 22.8% 25.4% 30.2% 28.5% 35.5% 25.8%
No 74.6% 72.5% 67.7% 69.6% 62.6% 71.9%
Don't know 1.4% 1.3% 1.1% 1.0% 1.1% 1.3%
Refused 1.2% 0.8% 1.1% 0.9% 0.8% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 26.5% 25.2% 25.9%
No 71.3% 72.4% 71.9%
Don't know 1.1% 1.5% 1.3%
Refused 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 23.3% 25.7% 93.1% 39.3% 25.8%
No 74.4% 71.8% 6.7% 59.0% 71.9%
Don't know 1.4% 1.0% 0.2% 1.1% 1.3%
Refused 0.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.6% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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