Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q21

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

Q21 From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and the Christian religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and the Christian religion are very different?
  1) Have a lot in common
  2) Are very different
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Have a lot in common 32.9% 32.9%
Are very different 56.4% 89.3%
Don't know 10.3% 99.6%
Refused .5% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Have a lot in common 32.4% 32.0% 36.4% 33.0%
Are very different 55.0% 58.0% 55.9% 56.4%
Don't know 12.3% 9.6% 7.2% 10.2%
Refused 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
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
Have a lot in common 32.2% 33.2% 34.2% 32.0% 34.9% 32.9%
Are very different 57.7% 56.3% 55.0% 56.9% 50.1% 56.5%
Don't know 9.5% 10.0% 10.4% 11.0% 14.3% 10.2%
Refused 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Have a lot in common 35.0% 30.7% 32.9%
Are very different 55.1% 57.7% 56.4%
Don't know 9.4% 11.1% 10.3%
Refused 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Have a lot in common 27.3% 45.3% 24.2% 25.1% 32.9%
Are very different 61.7% 48.0% 31.6% 49.3% 56.5%
Don't know 10.7% 6.0% 41.8% 25.5% 10.2%
Refused 0.3% 0.7% 2.4% 0.2% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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