Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q19

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

Q19 [AND IN OUR COUNTRY, HOW FREE ARE PEOPLE FROM RELIGIONS DIFFERENT THAN YOURS TO PRACTICE THEIR RELIGION? ASK IF RESPONDED VERY, SOMEWHAT, NOT TOO, OR NOT AT ALL FREE] And is this a good thing or a bad thing?
  1) Good thing
  2) Bad thing
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Good thing 87.2% 87.2%
Bad thing 10.3% 97.5%
Don't know 2% 99.5%
Refused .4% 99.9%
Total N = 24143

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Good thing 88.7% 87.2% 84.9% 87.3%
Bad thing 8.9% 10.8% 12.2% 10.3%
Don't know 2.1% 1.8% 2.4% 2.0%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23623


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Good thing 86.3% 87.1% 88.6% 88.2% 90.2% 87.2%
Bad thing 11.4% 10.4% 9.1% 9.1% 7.2% 10.4%
Don't know 1.9% 2.1% 2.0% 2.2% 1.7% 2.0%
Refused 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24004


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good thing 87.4% 87.0% 87.2%
Bad thing 10.2% 10.4% 10.3%
Don't know 1.9% 2.2% 2.0%
Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
24143


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Good thing 88.1% 86.1% 84.6% 83.6% 87.3%
Bad thing 9.9% 10.9% 10.5% 13.1% 10.3%
Don't know 1.9% 2.2% 4.2% 3.1% 2.0%
Refused 0.2% 0.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24011



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