Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

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RELIMP

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

Thinking now about religion, how important is religion in your life? Is it the single most important thing, very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [This question was asked in all countries.]
  1) Single most important thing
  2) Very important
  3) Somewhat important
  4) Not too important
  5) Not at all important
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Single most important thing 15.1% 15.1%
Very important 54.4% 69.5%
Somewhat important 20.1% 89.6%
Not too important 5.6% 95.2%
Not at all important 4.3% 99.5%
Don't know .4% 99.9%
Refused .0% 99.9%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 23 24 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Single most important thing 10.2% 11.9% 15.0% 18.7% 21.5% 15.1%
Very important 46.5% 58.7% 55.1% 52.0% 61.3% 54.4%
Somewhat important 27.6% 22.4% 17.1% 20.0% 12.9% 20.1%
Not too important 7.9% 5.6% 5.9% 5.3% 2.2% 5.6%
Not at all important 6.3% 1.4% 6.4% 4.0% 2.2% 4.3%
Don't know 1.6% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000


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
Single most important thing 11.3% 18.3% 16.8% 20.0% 13.4% 15.1%
Very important 60.4% 53.9% 57.5% 52.8% 34.1% 54.4%
Somewhat important 17.0% 18.3% 16.8% 19.2% 39.0% 20.1%
Not too important 5.3% 4.3% 7.1% 4.8% 7.3% 5.6%
Not at all important 5.7% 3.5% 1.8% 3.2% 6.1% 4.3%
Don't know 0.4% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Single most important thing 11.7% 18.6% 15.1%
Very important 52.3% 56.6% 54.4%
Somewhat important 22.6% 17.7% 20.1%
Not too important 8.0% 3.1% 5.6%
Not at all important 5.1% 3.4% 4.3%
Don't know 0.3% 0.6% 0.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1000


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
Single most important thing 13.7% 14.0% 13.2% 13.4% 20.0% 14.8%
Very important 61.0% 51.7% 56.6% 62.2% 45.0% 55.0%
Somewhat important 13.0% 21.7% 21.7% 18.3% 25.0% 19.8%
Not too important 7.5% 7.0% 3.9% 2.4% 5.8% 5.6%
Not at all important 4.1% 4.9% 3.9% 3.7% 4.2% 4.2%
Don't know 0.7% 0.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
863


Race (I-RACE)

Branco Pardo/mulato Negro Amarelo/mestico Indigena TOTAL
Single most important thing 13.5% 13.8% 20.0% 27.6% 25.0% 15.1%
Very important 52.6% 56.5% 61.1% 41.4% 25.0% 54.4%
Somewhat important 22.1% 21.1% 10.5% 20.7% 25.0% 20.1%
Not too important 5.3% 6.0% 5.3% 3.4% 25.0% 5.6%
Not at all important 5.9% 2.6% 2.1% 6.9% 0.0% 4.3%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Single most important thing 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.2%
Very important 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 54.7%
Somewhat important 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.2%
Not too important 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 5.6%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 4.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997



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