Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q53

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

Q53 [ASK IF CHRISTIAN] Aside from your local priest, pastor or minister, who do you trust the most to offer you guidance as a Christian - national religious leaders in our country, or international religious leaders from outside our country?
  1) National religious leaders in our country
  2) International religious leaders from outside our country
  3) Both equally
  4) Neither/other
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
National religious leaders in our country 52.8% 52.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 11.8% 64.6%
Both equally 27% 91.6%
Neither/other 5.4% 97%
Don't know 2.5% 99.5%
Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 15542

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 53.6% 53.6% 50.4% 53.0%
International religious leaders from outside our country 12.7% 11.4% 11.7% 11.9%
Both equally 25.6% 27.1% 29.0% 27.0%
Neither/other 4.3% 5.7% 6.3% 5.4%
Don't know 3.5% 1.9% 2.1% 2.5%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15297


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 52.6% 53.2% 53.7% 52.1% 52.1% 52.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 12.4% 11.5% 11.9% 10.3% 9.2% 11.8%
Both equally 26.5% 27.0% 27.0% 29.1% 28.4% 27.0%
Neither/other 5.4% 5.7% 4.8% 5.3% 6.1% 5.4%
Don't know 2.4% 2.4% 2.4% 2.9% 3.6% 2.5%
Refused 0.7% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15475


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 52.0% 53.6% 52.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 12.1% 11.6% 11.8%
Both equally 27.0% 26.9% 27.0%
Neither/other 6.2% 4.6% 5.4%
Don't know 2.1% 2.9% 2.5%
Refused 0.6% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
15542


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 52.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 52.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.8%
Both equally 27.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 27.0%
Neither/other 5.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.4%
Don't know 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5%
Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15542



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