Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q84

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

Q84 Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a devout religious person and living in a modern society, or don't you think so?
  1) Yes, there is conflict
  2) No, don't think so
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, there is conflict 38.8% 38.8%
No, don't think so 46.7% 85.5%
Don't know 12.5% 98%
Refused 2% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes, there is conflict 36.7% 39.8% 41.4% 38.9%
No, don't think so 47.5% 46.5% 46.5% 46.9%
Don't know 14.0% 12.2% 9.7% 12.5%
Refused 1.8% 1.5% 2.4% 1.8%
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, there is conflict 39.0% 40.4% 38.3% 37.8% 35.1% 38.9%
No, don't think so 46.9% 45.5% 47.0% 47.0% 48.6% 46.7%
Don't know 11.9% 12.2% 12.7% 13.7% 14.2% 12.4%
Refused 2.1% 1.9% 2.0% 1.5% 2.2% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, there is conflict 39.3% 38.4% 38.8%
No, don't think so 46.9% 46.5% 46.7%
Don't know 11.7% 13.3% 12.5%
Refused 2.1% 1.9% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes, there is conflict 40.8% 36.9% 18.2% 28.4% 38.9%
No, don't think so 46.0% 48.5% 45.3% 44.8% 46.7%
Don't know 11.6% 12.0% 33.7% 23.8% 12.4%
Refused 1.6% 2.6% 2.9% 3.0% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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