Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q14

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

Q14 And how do you feel about this statement: It's important to me that political leaders of our country have strong religious beliefs. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree or completely disagree with it?
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 52.1% 52.1%
Mostly agree 26.6% 78.7%
Mostly disagree 10.2% 88.9%
Completely disagree 8.1% 97%
Don't know 2.6% 99.6%
Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Completely agree 51.2% 51.5% 55.0% 52.1%
Mostly agree 25.6% 28.1% 26.1% 26.7%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 10.9% 10.0% 10.3%
Completely disagree 10.3% 6.9% 6.2% 8.1%
Don't know 2.9% 2.3% 2.3% 2.5%
Refused 0.4% 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
Completely agree 52.1% 51.6% 52.3% 51.3% 56.0% 52.1%
Mostly agree 27.5% 26.8% 26.0% 25.9% 22.0% 26.6%
Mostly disagree 10.6% 10.3% 9.5% 10.1% 9.1% 10.2%
Completely disagree 7.1% 8.4% 9.0% 9.3% 9.4% 8.0%
Don't know 2.5% 2.3% 2.9% 2.7% 3.0% 2.6%
Refused 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 51.3% 52.9% 52.1%
Mostly agree 26.6% 26.7% 26.6%
Mostly disagree 10.3% 10.1% 10.2%
Completely disagree 8.8% 7.3% 8.1%
Don't know 2.5% 2.6% 2.6%
Refused 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Completely agree 50.4% 58.0% 38.6% 34.5% 52.2%
Mostly agree 27.5% 24.8% 26.4% 28.0% 26.6%
Mostly disagree 10.9% 7.9% 13.2% 19.6% 10.2%
Completely disagree 8.4% 6.8% 12.0% 11.3% 8.0%
Don't know 2.5% 2.0% 8.7% 6.5% 2.5%
Refused 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 0.2% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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