Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

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DIVORCE

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

Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: divorce.
  1) Always justified
  2) Sometimes justified
  3) Never justified
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Always justified 5.4% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 34.0% 39.4%
Never justified 60.5% 99.9%
Don't know .2% 100.1%
Refused .0% 100.1%
Total N = 1001

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Always justified 7.8% 5.0% 3.8% 2.9% 7.1% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 38.0% 43.8% 36.5% 28.8% 17.2% 34.1%
Never justified 53.6% 51.2% 59.7% 68.3% 75.8% 60.4%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


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
Always justified 9.8% 4.3% 5.5% 5.0% 1.6% 2.0% 5.1%
Sometimes justified 19.5% 31.0% 31.9% 38.8% 39.3% 48.0% 34.2%
Never justified 70.7% 63.8% 62.6% 56.3% 59.0% 50.0% 60.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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%
995


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Kikuyu Luo Luhya Kamba All other groups TOTAL
Always justified 1.8% 1.1% 5.2% 5.2% 10.4% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 41.9% 33.0% 25.9% 31.2% 33.3% 33.9%
Never justified 56.3% 65.9% 69.0% 63.6% 55.7% 60.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1001


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Always justified 5.0% 5.7% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 34.6% 33.4% 34.0%
Never justified 60.1% 60.8% 60.5%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1001


Household income (I-INCOME)

LT 150,000 shillings/yr. 150,001 to 240,000 shillings/yr. 240,001 to 600,000 shillings/yr. TOTAL
Always justified 6.0% 1.9% 7.1% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 33.0% 38.8% 40.5% 34.6%
Never justified 60.7% 59.2% 52.4% 59.9%
Don't know 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
897


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important or Not at all imp. TOTAL
Always justified 2.5% 5.8% 6.4% 8.3% 5.4%
Sometimes justified 27.1% 30.3% 59.0% 58.3% 34.2%
Never justified 70.3% 64.0% 33.3% 33.3% 60.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000



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