Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q48

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

Q48 [ASK IF BELIEVE IN GOD] How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Fairly certain
  3) Not too certain
  4) Not at all certain
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 89.3% 89.3%
Fairly certain 9.1% 98.4%
Not too certain 1.3% 99.7%
Not at all certain .1% 99.8%
Don't know .2% 100%
Refused .1% 100.1%
Total N = 24373

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Absolutely certain 89.4% 88.9% 90.1% 89.3%
Fairly certain 8.8% 9.6% 8.3% 9.1%
Not too certain 1.4% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2%
Not at all certain 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
Don't know 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23900


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Absolutely certain 88.1% 90.3% 89.4% 91.6% 90.7% 89.3%
Fairly certain 10.2% 8.4% 8.6% 7.0% 7.5% 9.1%
Not too certain 1.4% 1.0% 1.3% 1.3% 1.4% 1.3%
Not at all certain 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
Don't know 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24234


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 88.7% 89.9% 89.3%
Fairly certain 9.4% 8.7% 9.1%
Not too certain 1.5% 1.0% 1.3%
Not at all certain 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Don't know 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
24373


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Absolutely certain 89.2% 91.8% 79.9% 62.4% 89.4%
Fairly certain 9.3% 7.0% 14.5% 26.9% 9.0%
Not too certain 1.1% 0.8% 4.3% 8.6% 1.2%
Not at all certain 0.1% 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 0.1%
Don't know 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24269



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