Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

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DISCPOLI

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

How often, if ever, do you discuss politics with your family or friends: never, once or twice a month, once or twice a week, three or four times a week, or every day?
  1) Never
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Once or twice a week
  4) Three or four times a week
  5) Every day
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Never 20.7% 20.7%
Once or twice a month 24.3% 45.0%
Once or twice a week 22.4% 67.4%
Three or four times a week 14.5% 81.9%
Every day 14.5% 96.4%
Don't know 3.4% 99.8%
Refused .2% 100.0%
Total N = 1001

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Never 22.9% 28.3% 14.5% 14.4% 25.5% 20.9%
Once or twice a month 25.3% 23.3% 22.6% 23.1% 29.6% 24.6%
Once or twice a week 18.1% 24.2% 24.5% 30.8% 16.3% 22.6%
Three or four times a week 14.5% 9.2% 17.6% 16.3% 12.2% 14.2%
Every day 15.1% 13.3% 18.9% 9.6% 12.2% 14.4%
Don't know 4.2% 0.8% 1.9% 5.8% 4.1% 3.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 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
Never 31.5% 32.5% 15.2% 15.6% 16.1% 10.3% 20.9%
Once or twice a month 22.6% 20.5% 31.5% 29.4% 17.7% 19.6% 24.2%
Once or twice a week 18.5% 20.5% 23.9% 21.9% 29.0% 24.7% 22.4%
Three or four times a week 16.1% 10.3% 12.0% 16.3% 8.1% 20.6% 14.4%
Every day 8.9% 10.3% 9.8% 14.4% 25.8% 23.7% 14.4%
Don't know 2.4% 6.0% 7.6% 1.9% 3.2% 1.0% 3.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 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
Never 16.1% 31.2% 28.4% 13.0% 17.8% 20.6%
Once or twice a month 22.6% 16.1% 25.9% 26.0% 28.2% 24.4%
Once or twice a week 28.6% 19.4% 15.5% 20.8% 23.3% 22.4%
Three or four times a week 18.5% 15.1% 16.4% 7.8% 12.4% 14.5%
Every day 12.5% 18.3% 12.9% 19.5% 13.4% 14.5%
Don't know 1.8% 0.0% 0.9% 11.7% 5.0% 3.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1001


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Never 9.6% 31.3% 20.6%
Once or twice a month 20.8% 27.7% 24.3%
Once or twice a week 26.7% 18.4% 22.5%
Three or four times a week 21.1% 8.1% 14.5%
Every day 18.3% 10.8% 14.5%
Don't know 3.4% 3.3% 3.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.3% 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
Never 23.0% 10.8% 24.4% 21.0%
Once or twice a month 25.4% 23.5% 14.6% 24.4%
Once or twice a week 21.4% 25.5% 26.8% 22.5%
Three or four times a week 13.4% 22.5% 12.2% 14.9%
Every day 14.1% 15.7% 22.0% 14.9%
Don't know 2.5% 2.0% 0.0% 2.2%
Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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
Never 25.4% 18.8% 26.0% 13.0% 20.6%
Once or twice a month 19.5% 28.5% 15.6% 4.3% 24.5%
Once or twice a week 22.0% 22.9% 23.4% 13.0% 22.5%
Three or four times a week 21.2% 11.1% 15.6% 39.1% 14.5%
Every day 11.0% 14.8% 18.2% 17.4% 14.6%
Don't know 0.8% 3.7% 1.3% 13.0% 3.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1000



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