Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q20A

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

Q20A How much would you say you know about the Muslim religion and its practices - a great deal, some, not very much or nothing at all?
  1) A great deal
  2) Some
  3) Not very much
  4) Nothing at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A great deal 28.6% 28.6%
Some 20.7% 49.3%
Not very much 22.1% 71.4%
Nothing at all 24.4% 95.8%
Don't know 4.2% 100%
Refused .2% 100.2%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
A great deal 32.3% 24.2% 28.6% 28.2%
Some 20.7% 20.8% 20.5% 20.7%
Not very much 18.2% 24.0% 26.5% 22.2%
Nothing at all 23.9% 26.9% 20.8% 24.6%
Don't know 4.9% 3.8% 3.4% 4.1%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
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
A great deal 27.0% 28.8% 28.5% 34.1% 31.3% 28.6%
Some 21.3% 21.0% 20.4% 19.8% 16.6% 20.7%
Not very much 23.2% 22.3% 21.7% 19.1% 18.1% 22.1%
Nothing at all 24.3% 24.3% 24.4% 22.7% 27.3% 24.4%
Don't know 3.9% 3.5% 4.9% 4.3% 6.6% 4.1%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A great deal 29.5% 27.6% 28.6%
Some 21.4% 19.9% 20.7%
Not very much 22.4% 21.7% 22.1%
Nothing at all 22.9% 25.9% 24.4%
Don't know 3.7% 4.7% 4.2%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
A great deal 8.3% 73.0% 5.5% 6.1% 28.6%
Some 21.0% 20.4% 16.3% 18.3% 20.7%
Not very much 30.1% 4.9% 22.6% 30.4% 22.0%
Nothing at all 34.6% 1.3% 44.0% 38.4% 24.3%
Don't know 5.8% 0.3% 11.2% 6.6% 4.2%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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