Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

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

[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Belief in Jesus Christ is the only way to be saved from eternal damnation.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 62.2% 62.2%
Mostly agree 18.1% 80.3%
Mostly disagree 7.6% 87.9%
Completely disagree 10.7% 98.6%
Don't know 1.4% 100.0%
Refused .0% 100.0%
Total N = 853

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 23 24 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 51.5% 59.3% 61.8% 66.9% 73.1% 62.2%
Mostly agree 22.7% 23.0% 16.0% 14.0% 15.4% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 11.3% 4.4% 10.4% 5.8% 5.1% 7.6%
Completely disagree 12.4% 12.4% 11.1% 11.6% 3.8% 10.7%
Don't know 2.1% 0.9% 0.7% 1.7% 2.6% 1.4%
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


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 66.2% 65.2% 61.1% 59.8% 46.2% 62.2%
Mostly agree 16.0% 16.9% 22.2% 20.6% 17.3% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 8.4% 6.7% 4.4% 10.3% 5.8% 7.6%
Completely disagree 7.6% 11.2% 10.0% 8.2% 28.8% 10.7%
Don't know 1.8% 0.0% 2.2% 1.0% 1.9% 1.4%
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


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 60.7% 63.6% 62.2%
Mostly agree 19.5% 16.8% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 7.9% 7.3% 7.6%
Completely disagree 10.5% 10.8% 10.7%
Don't know 1.5% 1.4% 1.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
853


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 70.6% 61.7% 53.3% 62.1% 61.4% 62.1%
Mostly agree 14.3% 23.3% 18.1% 18.2% 15.7% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 7.6% 7.5% 9.5% 12.1% 3.6% 7.9%
Completely disagree 6.7% 7.5% 16.2% 7.6% 19.3% 11.2%
Don't know 0.8% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
736


Race (I-RACE)

Branco Pardo/mulato Negro Amarelo/mestico Indigena TOTAL
Completely agree 57.8% 68.9% 62.9% 55.0% 66.7% 62.2%
Mostly agree 18.5% 14.7% 22.9% 30.0% 0.0% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 8.9% 6.3% 8.6% 0.0% 0.0% 7.6%
Completely disagree 13.3% 9.5% 2.9% 10.0% 33.3% 10.7%
Don't know 1.5% 0.5% 2.9% 5.0% 0.0% 1.4%
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


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Completely agree 81.7% 63.3% 50.0% 35.5% 50.0% 62.3%
Mostly agree 9.7% 18.8% 22.4% 22.6% 20.0% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 5.4% 8.2% 7.1% 12.9% 0.0% 7.6%
Completely disagree 3.2% 8.5% 16.3% 29.0% 30.0% 10.5%
Don't know 0.0% 1.3% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 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%
851



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