Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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RAPTURE

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

Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 88.0% 88.0%
No 5.4% 93.4%
Don't know 6.0% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100.0%
Total N = 743

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Yes 87.5% 85.1% 88.6% 89.4% 89.5% 87.7%
No 4.8% 10.8% 4.3% 2.1% 2.6% 5.4%
Don't know 6.7% 4.1% 7.1% 6.4% 7.9% 6.3%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
735


Education (I-EDUC)

Incomplete primary Comp primary OR incom secondary (tech/voc.) Comp secondary: tech./voc. Incom or com secondary: univ-prep College of educ or incom/com polythenic Some university-level educ or more TOTAL
Yes 71.4% 87.5% 88.4% 85.2% 86.4% 90.3% 87.5%
No 0.0% 3.6% 5.4% 5.6% 6.8% 8.1% 5.7%
Don't know 28.6% 7.1% 6.3% 9.3% 4.5% 1.6% 6.3%
Refused 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
741


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 86.0% 90.2% 88.1%
No 7.0% 3.7% 5.4%
Don't know 5.8% 6.1% 6.0%
Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
743


Household income (I-INCOME)

50,000 naira per year or less 50,001 to 150,000 naira per year 150,001 naira per year or more TOTAL
Yes 90.9% 87.8% 91.7% 90.6%
No 4.5% 4.9% 4.8% 4.7%
Don't know 4.5% 4.9% 3.6% 4.2%
Refused 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
461


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Hausa Ibo Yoruba All others TOTAL
Yes 100.0% 87.1% 89.4% 87.9% 88.0%
No 0.0% 6.1% 4.5% 5.3% 5.4%
Don't know 0.0% 6.1% 6.1% 6.1% 6.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
741


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important SW imp., Not too imp., or Not at all imp. TOTAL
Yes 86.7% 89.0% 73.3% 87.8%
No 3.6% 5.9% 6.7% 5.4%
Don't know 9.6% 4.2% 20.0% 6.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
743



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