Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51M

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

Q51M [ASK IF MUSLIM: WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In the return of the Mahdi, the guided one who will initiate the final period before the Day of Resurrection and Judgement?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 61.5% 61.5%
No 20.7% 82.2%
Don't know 15.8% 98%
Refused 2% 100%
Total N = 8406

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 58.8% 64.6% 61.9% 61.3%
No 21.6% 20.6% 19.4% 20.9%
Don't know 18.8% 13.6% 13.1% 16.1%
Refused 0.9% 1.1% 5.6% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8129


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Yes 61.8% 60.2% 63.2% 63.6% 55.8% 61.5%
No 20.8% 21.9% 19.9% 18.6% 23.3% 20.8%
Don't know 15.2% 16.5% 15.1% 16.0% 19.2% 15.8%
Refused 2.3% 1.5% 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8361


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 62.9% 60.0% 61.5%
No 20.7% 20.8% 20.7%
Don't know 14.4% 17.4% 15.8%
Refused 2.1% 1.9% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
8406


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 0.0% 61.5% 0.0% 0.0% 61.5%
No 0.0% 20.7% 0.0% 0.0% 20.7%
Don't know 0.0% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 15.8%
Refused 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8406



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