Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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HEALTH

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

[Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] 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. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 79.8% 79.8%
Mostly agree 16.6% 96.4%
Mostly disagree 2.0% 98.4%
Completely disagree 1.4% 99.8%
Don't know .2% 100.0%
Refused .0% 100.0%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 81.8% 77.7% 84.2% 76.8% 71.6% 79.6%
Mostly agree 14.9% 15.1% 14.6% 18.9% 24.3% 16.5%
Mostly disagree 2.2% 1.4% 1.3% 3.2% 4.1% 2.2%
Completely disagree 1.1% 5.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 1.5%
Don't know 0.0% 0.7% 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%
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 76.0% 86.3% 72.1% 88.1% 77.5% 83.3% 79.7%
Mostly agree 22.9% 11.5% 23.5% 8.3% 16.9% 12.2% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 1.0% 0.8% 2.8% 2.4% 4.2% 1.1% 2.0%
Completely disagree 0.0% 1.5% 1.1% 1.2% 1.4% 3.3% 1.4%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 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%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 80.1% 79.2% 79.7%
Mostly agree 16.6% 17.0% 16.8%
Mostly disagree 2.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Completely disagree 0.6% 2.2% 1.4%
Don't know 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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 77.6% 78.7% 83.6% 79.9%
Mostly agree 17.8% 20.2% 14.2% 17.2%
Mostly disagree 2.3% 1.1% 2.2% 2.0%
Completely disagree 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
633


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Hausa Ibo Yoruba All others TOTAL
Completely agree 82.0% 74.6% 77.7% 82.9% 79.9%
Mostly agree 16.3% 20.3% 14.9% 15.2% 16.5%
Mostly disagree 0.6% 3.6% 4.1% 1.0% 2.0%
Completely disagree 0.6% 1.4% 3.3% 1.0% 1.4%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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 79.0% 80.5% 64.7% 79.5%
Mostly agree 18.9% 14.9% 29.4% 16.8%
Mostly disagree 1.7% 2.0% 5.9% 2.0%
Completely disagree 0.4% 2.3% 0.0% 1.5%
Don't know 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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