Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q12A

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

Q12A In your opinion, should religious leaders keep out of political matters - or should they express their views on political questions?
  1) Should keep out
  2) Should express views
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Should keep out 39.5% 39.5%
Should express views 58.3% 97.8%
Don't know 1.9% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Should keep out 40.9% 38.0% 39.4% 39.4%
Should express views 56.4% 60.0% 58.9% 58.4%
Don't know 2.4% 1.7% 1.4% 1.9%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
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
Should keep out 40.3% 39.1% 38.0% 38.5% 39.3% 39.5%
Should express views 57.6% 58.9% 59.5% 59.1% 57.3% 58.3%
Don't know 1.8% 1.6% 2.2% 2.4% 2.6% 1.9%
Refused 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Should keep out 40.1% 38.8% 39.5%
Should express views 57.9% 58.7% 58.3%
Don't know 1.7% 2.2% 1.9%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Should keep out 38.5% 41.9% 35.8% 33.9% 39.5%
Should express views 59.6% 55.6% 57.8% 60.7% 58.3%
Don't know 1.6% 2.0% 6.1% 4.4% 1.9%
Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.2% 0.9% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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