Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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MIRACLES

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

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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 59.3% 59.3%
Mostly agree 27.1% 86.4%
Mostly disagree 5.1% 91.5%
Completely disagree 3.4% 94.9%
Don't know 4.3% 99.2%
Refused .8% 100.0%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 61.9% 53.6% 66.7% 52.6% 52.7% 58.9%
Mostly agree 24.9% 25.0% 24.5% 30.5% 37.8% 27.1%
Mostly disagree 4.4% 6.4% 5.0% 6.3% 5.4% 5.4%
Completely disagree 4.4% 5.0% 0.6% 4.2% 2.7% 3.4%
Don't know 4.4% 7.1% 3.1% 6.3% 0.0% 4.5%
Refused 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
991


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
Completely agree 36.1% 55.7% 64.6% 72.3% 58.6% 66.7% 59.2%
Mostly agree 39.2% 33.6% 23.6% 14.5% 25.7% 23.3% 27.0%
Mostly disagree 16.5% 1.5% 4.5% 2.4% 4.3% 2.2% 5.1%
Completely disagree 4.1% 5.3% 3.9% 2.4% 2.9% 1.1% 3.5%
Don't know 4.1% 3.8% 3.4% 7.2% 8.6% 2.2% 4.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 4.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 57.1% 61.3% 59.1%
Mostly agree 29.4% 24.5% 27.0%
Mostly disagree 4.8% 5.7% 5.2%
Completely disagree 3.3% 3.8% 3.5%
Don't know 3.9% 4.7% 4.3%
Refused 1.5% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
999


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
Completely agree 54.9% 57.4% 50.4% 54.0%
Mostly agree 28.6% 30.9% 38.3% 32.3%
Mostly disagree 8.6% 7.4% 3.8% 6.7%
Completely disagree 8.0% 2.1% 0.0% 4.0%
Don't know 0.0% 1.1% 7.5% 2.7%
Refused 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
633


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Hausa Ibo Yoruba All others TOTAL
Completely agree 50.6% 74.1% 71.7% 49.5% 59.2%
Mostly agree 25.0% 21.6% 18.3% 36.7% 26.8%
Mostly disagree 11.7% 2.2% 2.5% 3.8% 5.4%
Completely disagree 2.8% 1.4% 2.5% 6.2% 3.5%
Don't know 10.0% 0.7% 1.7% 3.3% 4.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.5% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important SW imp., Not too imp., or Not at all imp. TOTAL
Completely agree 55.9% 61.6% 52.9% 59.3%
Mostly agree 24.4% 28.8% 23.5% 27.0%
Mostly disagree 8.8% 3.3% 0.0% 5.2%
Completely disagree 5.9% 2.0% 0.0% 3.4%
Don't know 5.0% 3.8% 5.9% 4.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.5% 17.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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