Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51K

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

Q51K [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] That juju, shrines, or other sacred objects can protect you from bad things happening?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 26.3% 26.3%
No 66.3% 92.6%
Don't know 6.6% 99.2%
Refused .9% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 34.2% 21.9% 18.9% 26.1%
No 59.2% 70.4% 73.6% 66.6%
Don't know 6.0% 6.8% 6.4% 6.4%
Refused 0.6% 0.8% 1.1% 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 24.1% 25.6% 28.3% 29.7% 35.0% 26.2%
No 68.2% 67.3% 64.7% 62.8% 57.3% 66.3%
Don't know 6.7% 6.3% 6.5% 6.8% 7.0% 6.6%
Refused 1.0% 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 27.1% 25.4% 26.3%
No 65.8% 66.8% 66.3%
Don't know 6.3% 6.9% 6.6%
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 20.2% 35.1% 80.9% 27.3% 26.2%
No 72.6% 57.7% 11.8% 57.7% 66.4%
Don't know 6.6% 5.9% 6.3% 13.8% 6.6%
Refused 0.6% 1.3% 1.0% 1.1% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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