Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q11C

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

Q11C [PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU COMPLETELY AGREE, MOSTLY AGREE, MOSTLY DISAGREE OR COMPLETELY DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT.] It's the responsibility of the government to take care of poor people who can't take care of themselves
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 61% 61%
Mostly agree 23.6% 84.6%
Mostly disagree 8.8% 93.4%
Completely disagree 5.2% 98.6%
Don't know 1.3% 99.9%
Refused .2% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Completely agree 64.6% 59.6% 57.2% 61.1%
Mostly agree 20.9% 25.0% 25.3% 23.5%
Mostly disagree 7.9% 9.1% 10.4% 8.9%
Completely disagree 5.1% 4.8% 5.9% 5.2%
Don't know 1.3% 1.3% 0.9% 1.3%
Refused 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
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
Completely agree 60.4% 60.1% 59.9% 64.5% 65.6% 60.9%
Mostly agree 24.0% 24.1% 23.3% 21.9% 21.9% 23.6%
Mostly disagree 9.0% 8.9% 9.9% 7.1% 7.6% 8.9%
Completely disagree 5.2% 5.5% 5.4% 4.8% 3.5% 5.2%
Don't know 1.3% 1.3% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
Refused 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 60.4% 61.6% 61.0%
Mostly agree 23.6% 23.5% 23.6%
Mostly disagree 9.3% 8.4% 8.8%
Completely disagree 5.3% 5.0% 5.2%
Don't know 1.2% 1.4% 1.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Completely agree 58.1% 67.3% 66.6% 55.3% 61.1%
Mostly agree 25.0% 20.6% 20.0% 25.3% 23.5%
Mostly disagree 9.9% 6.6% 6.1% 12.2% 8.8%
Completely disagree 5.6% 4.3% 4.9% 5.0% 5.2%
Don't know 1.4% 1.0% 2.2% 2.2% 1.3%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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