Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q68H

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

Q68H [AND DO YOU…?] ever participate in traditional African puberty rituals or manhood/womanhood initiation rituals for friends, relatives or neighbors in your area, such as endurance or challenge tests, or initiation to a traditional dance?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 26.2% 26.2%
No 71.2% 97.4%
Don't know 1.5% 98.9%
Refused 1.1% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 31.0% 24.8% 19.1% 26.2%
No 67.0% 72.6% 78.0% 71.4%
Don't know 1.3% 1.6% 1.6% 1.5%
Refused 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 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 23.2% 25.8% 30.3% 28.9% 35.8% 26.1%
No 74.0% 71.4% 67.2% 68.7% 62.7% 71.3%
Don't know 1.6% 1.8% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2% 1.5%
Refused 1.2% 0.9% 1.2% 1.1% 0.3% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 27.6% 24.7% 26.2%
No 69.9% 72.6% 71.2%
Don't know 1.4% 1.7% 1.5%
Refused 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 22.9% 28.5% 88.2% 32.9% 26.2%
No 74.6% 68.7% 11.2% 64.0% 71.2%
Don't know 1.6% 1.3% 0.6% 2.6% 1.5%
Refused 0.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.6% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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