Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q95A

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

Q95A [ASK IF MUSLIM: AND DO YOU FAVOR OR OPPOSE THE FOLLOWING?] Making shar'ia, or Islamic law, the official law of the land in our country
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 62% 62%
Oppose 34.6% 96.6%
Don't know 2.8% 99.4%
Refused .7% 100.1%
Total N = 8406

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Favor 62.7% 59.7% 62.8% 61.7%
Oppose 33.6% 37.5% 33.2% 34.8%
Don't know 3.3% 2.3% 2.5% 2.8%
Refused 0.4% 0.6% 1.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8129


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Favor 60.9% 60.9% 62.2% 65.5% 67.4% 62.0%
Oppose 35.6% 35.3% 34.2% 31.0% 30.7% 34.5%
Don't know 3.0% 2.9% 2.6% 2.8% 1.3% 2.8%
Refused 0.5% 0.9% 1.0% 0.7% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8361


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 62.3% 61.7% 62.0%
Oppose 34.7% 34.4% 34.6%
Don't know 2.4% 3.2% 2.8%
Refused 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
8406


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Favor 0.0% 62.0% 0.0% 0.0% 62.0%
Oppose 0.0% 34.6% 0.0% 0.0% 34.6%
Don't know 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8406



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