Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51F

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

Q51F [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWIGN DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In evil spirits?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 48.6% 48.6%
No 46.6% 95.2%
Don't know 3.9% 99.1%
Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 53.9% 46.9% 42.0% 48.7%
No 42.0% 49.3% 51.3% 46.8%
Don't know 3.9% 3.0% 5.0% 3.7%
Refused 0.3% 0.8% 1.7% 0.8%
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
Yes 46.5% 49.0% 50.0% 51.2% 56.2% 48.6%
No 48.6% 46.1% 45.1% 43.8% 40.5% 46.6%
Don't know 3.9% 4.1% 3.7% 4.3% 2.9% 3.9%
Refused 0.9% 0.7% 1.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 48.4% 48.9% 48.6%
No 47.1% 46.1% 46.6%
Don't know 3.7% 4.1% 3.9%
Refused 0.8% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 49.2% 45.8% 73.6% 49.9% 48.6%
No 47.8% 46.3% 19.3% 44.4% 46.6%
Don't know 2.6% 6.3% 6.3% 4.6% 3.9%
Refused 0.4% 1.7% 0.8% 1.1% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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