Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

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POLITICS

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

[Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 8.7% 8.7%
Mostly agree 11.2% 19.9%
Mostly disagree 8.8% 28.7%
Completely disagree 69.7% 98.4%
Don't know 1.6% 100.0%
Refused .0% 100.0%
Total N = 990

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 23 24 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 8.1% 7.1% 7.5% 12.2% 8.6% 8.7%
Mostly agree 14.5% 10.0% 7.5% 10.2% 17.2% 11.2%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 6.4% 9.1% 10.2% 8.6% 8.8%
Completely disagree 63.7% 75.7% 73.7% 66.7% 65.6% 69.7%
Don't know 4.0% 0.7% 2.2% 0.7% 0.0% 1.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990


Education (I-EDUC)

Incomplete primary Complt. primary OR Incomp. secondary. (inc. voc/tech) Complt. sec.school: tech./voc. Type Incompl. or complt. secondary: prep. for univ. Some univ. level, with or without a diploma TOTAL
Completely agree 9.9% 6.1% 5.4% 14.5% 3.9% 8.7%
Mostly agree 12.9% 9.6% 7.2% 12.9% 10.4% 11.2%
Mostly disagree 8.0% 7.8% 12.6% 8.1% 9.1% 8.8%
Completely disagree 68.1% 75.7% 72.1% 62.1% 75.3% 69.7%
Don't know 1.1% 0.9% 2.7% 2.4% 1.3% 1.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 8.7% 8.7% 8.7%
Mostly agree 12.2% 10.1% 11.2%
Mostly disagree 9.6% 8.1% 8.8%
Completely disagree 67.2% 72.3% 69.7%
Don't know 2.3% 0.9% 1.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
990


Household income (I-INCOME)

LT 400 reals per month 401 to 600 reals/ mon. 601 to 1,000 reals/ mon. 1,001 to 1,400 reals/ mon. MT 1,401 reals/ mon. TOTAL
Completely agree 6.9% 9.2% 7.9% 8.5% 9.5% 8.4%
Mostly agree 15.9% 9.9% 11.9% 13.4% 8.6% 12.0%
Mostly disagree 7.6% 10.6% 13.5% 3.7% 6.9% 8.9%
Completely disagree 69.7% 67.4% 66.7% 72.0% 72.4% 69.3%
Don't know 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 2.4% 2.6% 1.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
853


Race (I-RACE)

Branco Pardo/mulato Negro Amarelo/mestico Indigena TOTAL
Completely agree 8.1% 7.9% 12.6% 10.3% 0.0% 8.7%
Mostly agree 11.7% 9.2% 10.5% 24.1% 0.0% 11.2%
Mostly disagree 4.2% 13.6% 12.6% 13.8% 0.0% 8.8%
Completely disagree 74.6% 68.0% 62.1% 48.3% 100.0% 69.7%
Don't know 1.5% 1.3% 2.1% 3.4% 0.0% 1.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Completely agree 17.9% 7.9% 4.3% 5.3% 12.0% 8.7%
Mostly agree 7.5% 13.5% 7.2% 15.8% 8.0% 11.2%
Mostly disagree 4.7% 9.2% 12.2% 10.5% 0.0% 8.9%
Completely disagree 69.8% 67.5% 76.3% 65.8% 68.0% 69.6%
Don't know 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 2.6% 12.0% 1.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
987



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