Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

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TRUST4

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

I'm going to read a list of institutions and people. For each one, please tell me whether you feel that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all. How about the media?
  1) Can trust a lot
  2) Can trust some
  3) Trust a little
  4) Not at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Can trust a lot 12.9% 12.9%
Can trust some 49.8% 62.7%
Trust a little 28.8% 91.5%
Not at all 6.7% 98.2%
Don't know 1.7% 99.9%
Refused .2% 100.1%
Total N = 1001

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Can trust a lot 8.5% 9.8% 12.6% 16.2% 23.5% 13.3%
Can trust some 49.1% 41.8% 55.3% 51.4% 50.0% 49.8%
Trust a little 31.5% 35.2% 27.7% 27.6% 19.4% 28.8%
Not at all 9.1% 13.1% 3.8% 1.9% 3.1% 6.5%
Don't know 1.8% 0.0% 0.6% 2.9% 3.1% 1.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.2%
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
Can trust a lot 24.4% 18.6% 7.6% 10.0% 1.6% 8.2% 12.9%
Can trust some 44.7% 47.5% 57.6% 45.6% 51.6% 56.7% 49.7%
Trust a little 22.8% 24.6% 26.1% 33.8% 37.1% 30.9% 28.8%
Not at all 3.3% 8.5% 7.6% 10.0% 8.1% 3.1% 6.9%
Don't know 4.9% 0.8% 0.0% 0.6% 1.6% 1.0% 1.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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
Can trust a lot 13.2% 13.0% 7.7% 6.6% 18.0% 12.9%
Can trust some 56.3% 41.3% 48.7% 59.2% 45.0% 49.7%
Trust a little 26.3% 34.8% 39.3% 26.3% 23.0% 28.8%
Not at all 4.2% 7.6% 4.3% 6.6% 10.5% 6.9%
Don't know 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 1.3% 3.0% 1.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1001


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Can trust a lot 14.0% 11.8% 12.9%
Can trust some 50.8% 48.8% 49.8%
Trust a little 26.5% 30.9% 28.7%
Not at all 7.5% 6.1% 6.8%
Don't know 0.9% 2.4% 1.7%
Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
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
Can trust a lot 15.6% 6.8% 7.3% 13.5%
Can trust some 48.2% 58.3% 73.2% 51.7%
Trust a little 28.6% 31.1% 19.5% 28.4%
Not at all 5.8% 2.9% 0.0% 4.9%
Don't know 1.8% 1.0% 0.0% 1.5%
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
Can trust a lot 12.7% 12.9% 12.7% 16.7% 13.0%
Can trust some 48.3% 50.1% 55.7% 29.2% 49.7%
Trust a little 32.2% 27.9% 26.6% 33.3% 28.7%
Not at all 4.2% 8.1% 1.3% 12.5% 6.7%
Don't know 2.5% 0.9% 3.8% 4.2% 1.7%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000



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