Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51H

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

Q51H [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In the 'evil eye' or that certain people can cast curses or spells that cause bad things to happen to someone?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 42.8% 42.8%
No 51.7% 94.5%
Don't know 4.8% 99.3%
Refused .7% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 49.3% 39.7% 36.0% 42.7%
No 45.9% 55.2% 57.5% 52.0%
Don't know 4.5% 4.5% 5.5% 4.7%
Refused 0.3% 0.7% 1.0% 0.6%
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 40.1% 44.1% 44.5% 45.3% 49.9% 42.7%
No 54.1% 50.6% 50.5% 48.6% 44.6% 51.7%
Don't know 5.0% 4.7% 4.3% 5.3% 5.2% 4.8%
Refused 0.8% 0.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 42.9% 42.6% 42.8%
No 51.7% 51.7% 51.7%
Don't know 4.7% 5.0% 4.8%
Refused 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 40.2% 44.4% 88.6% 49.4% 42.7%
No 55.1% 48.3% 7.9% 42.8% 51.8%
Don't know 4.3% 5.8% 2.8% 7.6% 4.8%
Refused 0.3% 1.5% 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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