Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

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HEALTH

(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 will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 72.4% 72.4%
Mostly agree 18.1% 90.5%
Mostly disagree 3.2% 93.7%
Completely disagree 3.1% 96.8%
Don't know 3.2% 100.0%
Refused .0% 100.0%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 69.5% 73.3% 67.1% 78.8% 80.8% 72.9%
Mostly agree 21.3% 16.7% 23.4% 12.5% 12.1% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 2.4% 5.0% 3.2% 3.8% 2.0% 3.3%
Completely disagree 2.4% 2.5% 3.2% 2.9% 3.0% 2.8%
Don't know 4.3% 2.5% 3.2% 1.9% 2.0% 2.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
995


Education (I-EDUC)

Did not complete primary (Std 7/8) Primary completed (Std 7/8) Secondary not comp. (Form 4) Secondary comp. (Form 4) Some HS or college/poly. not comp. College/poly. comp. (Diploma/Cert.) or more TOTAL
Completely agree 70.2% 70.1% 67.0% 78.6% 72.6% 70.8% 72.1%
Mostly agree 18.5% 15.4% 24.2% 13.8% 24.2% 18.8% 18.2%
Mostly disagree 4.0% 5.1% 3.3% 2.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.4%
Completely disagree 2.4% 4.3% 2.2% 3.1% 0.0% 5.2% 3.1%
Don't know 4.8% 5.1% 3.3% 1.9% 1.6% 2.1% 3.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
993


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Kikuyu Luo Luhya Kamba All other groups TOTAL
Completely agree 65.1% 71.4% 85.5% 63.6% 75.0% 72.5%
Mostly agree 21.1% 19.8% 11.1% 26.0% 16.0% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 5.4% 1.1% 1.7% 6.5% 1.5% 3.1%
Completely disagree 6.6% 4.4% 0.0% 2.6% 1.5% 3.1%
Don't know 1.8% 3.3% 1.7% 1.3% 6.0% 3.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 68.8% 75.8% 72.4%
Mostly agree 20.9% 15.4% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 2.8% 3.6% 3.2%
Completely disagree 4.1% 2.1% 3.1%
Don't know 3.4% 3.0% 3.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
999


Household income (I-INCOME)

LT 150,000 shillings/yr. 150,001 to 240,000 shillings/yr. 240,001 to 600,000 shillings/yr. TOTAL
Completely agree 73.2% 69.9% 61.9% 71.8%
Mostly agree 18.1% 24.3% 19.0% 19.2%
Mostly disagree 2.9% 2.9% 7.1% 3.2%
Completely disagree 2.2% 1.9% 11.9% 2.9%
Don't know 3.6% 1.0% 0.0% 2.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
895


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important or Not at all imp. TOTAL
Completely agree 86.4% 77.3% 35.4% 25.0% 72.0%
Mostly agree 9.3% 17.1% 35.4% 20.8% 18.1%
Mostly disagree 2.5% 2.1% 10.1% 8.3% 3.4%
Completely disagree 1.7% 2.1% 8.9% 12.5% 3.2%
Don't know 0.0% 1.4% 10.1% 33.3% 3.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998



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