Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q85I

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

Q85I [NEXT, I'M GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Homosexual behavior
  1) Morally acceptable
  2) Morally wrong
  3) Not a moral issue
  4) Depends on situation
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Morally acceptable 3.5% 3.5%
Morally wrong 88.9% 92.4%
Not a moral issue 4.8% 97.2%
Depends on situation 1.4% 98.6%
Don't know 1% 99.6%
Refused .5% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Morally acceptable 3.3% 3.7% 3.1% 3.4%
Morally wrong 89.4% 89.0% 88.7% 89.1%
Not a moral issue 4.7% 4.7% 4.9% 4.8%
Depends on situation 1.4% 1.3% 1.5% 1.4%
Don't know 0.9% 1.0% 1.2% 1.0%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.6% 0.4%
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
Morally acceptable 3.8% 3.6% 3.3% 2.8% 3.0% 3.5%
Morally wrong 88.6% 88.7% 89.0% 89.7% 89.9% 88.9%
Not a moral issue 4.7% 4.9% 5.0% 4.5% 5.1% 4.8%
Depends on situation 1.6% 1.5% 1.0% 1.1% 0.5% 1.4%
Don't know 0.8% 1.0% 1.1% 1.3% 1.1% 1.0%
Refused 0.6% 0.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Morally acceptable 3.3% 3.8% 3.5%
Morally wrong 89.4% 88.3% 88.9%
Not a moral issue 4.4% 5.1% 4.8%
Depends on situation 1.3% 1.4% 1.4%
Don't know 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
Refused 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Morally acceptable 3.6% 3.1% 2.9% 6.1% 3.5%
Morally wrong 89.5% 88.4% 89.0% 81.0% 88.9%
Not a moral issue 4.3% 5.8% 3.1% 5.7% 4.8%
Depends on situation 1.3% 1.2% 1.4% 3.9% 1.3%
Don't know 0.9% 0.9% 2.6% 3.3% 1.0%
Refused 0.4% 0.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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