Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q68M

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

Q68M [ASK IF CHRISTIAN: AND DO YOU…?] fast, that is avoid eating for certain periods during holy times like Lent?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 66% 66%
No 32.1% 98.1%
Don't know 1.3% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 15542

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 66.5% 64.6% 69.6% 66.2%
No 31.7% 33.9% 28.9% 32.1%
Don't know 1.3% 1.1% 0.9% 1.1%
Refused 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.5%
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
Yes 64.1% 68.8% 67.7% 68.0% 63.5% 66.0%
No 34.0% 29.6% 30.5% 30.2% 34.4% 32.1%
Don't know 1.3% 1.1% 1.4% 1.4% 1.3% 1.3%
Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15475


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 63.9% 68.1% 66.0%
No 34.2% 30.1% 32.1%
Don't know 1.3% 1.2% 1.3%
Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
15542


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 66.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 66.0%
No 32.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 32.1%
Don't know 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15542



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