Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q23

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

Q23 [ASK IF CHRISTIANS INCREASING, LOSING, OR SAME/NEITHER INFLUENCE] All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing?
  1) Good thing
  2) Bad thing
  3) Both/neither/depends
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Good thing 72.7% 72.7%
Bad thing 19% 91.7%
Both/neither/depends 5.7% 97.4%
Don't know 2.3% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 22772

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Good thing 73.1% 73.3% 71.3% 72.8%
Bad thing 17.9% 19.1% 20.4% 18.9%
Both/neither/depends 6.0% 5.4% 5.7% 5.7%
Don't know 2.8% 1.9% 2.1% 2.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22311


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Good thing 72.8% 72.2% 72.7% 73.9% 72.3% 72.7%
Bad thing 19.2% 19.1% 18.9% 17.4% 20.0% 19.0%
Both/neither/depends 5.3% 6.2% 6.2% 5.7% 5.3% 5.7%
Don't know 2.4% 2.3% 2.0% 2.6% 2.0% 2.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22666


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good thing 72.2% 73.2% 72.7%
Bad thing 19.0% 19.1% 19.0%
Both/neither/depends 6.3% 5.1% 5.7%
Don't know 2.2% 2.4% 2.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
22772


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Good thing 78.2% 61.8% 52.6% 67.6% 72.8%
Bad thing 16.4% 24.6% 24.3% 17.2% 18.9%
Both/neither/depends 4.1% 8.2% 19.1% 11.8% 5.7%
Don't know 1.2% 4.7% 3.7% 3.3% 2.3%
Refused 0.1% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22655



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