Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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FAITH_GD

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

As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in people's economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in people's economic success?
  1) Very important
  2) Somewhat important
  3) Not too important
  4) Not at all important
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very important 94.9% 94.9%
Somewhat important 3.8% 98.7%
Not too important 1.1% 99.8%
Not at all important .2% 100.0%
Don't know .0% 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
Very important 97.2% 91.4% 94.3% 95.8% 95.9% 94.9%
Somewhat important 2.8% 7.2% 4.4% 2.1% 1.4% 3.9%
Not too important 0.0% 1.4% 1.3% 2.1% 1.4% 1.1%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
Very important 93.8% 95.4% 93.9% 95.2% 97.2% 95.5% 94.9%
Somewhat important 3.1% 4.6% 4.5% 3.6% 2.8% 3.4% 3.9%
Not too important 3.1% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 1.1%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
Very important 96.1% 93.7% 94.9%
Somewhat important 3.0% 4.7% 3.8%
Not too important 0.6% 1.6% 1.1%
Not at all important 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
Very important 96.0% 97.9% 94.1% 95.8%
Somewhat important 2.9% 2.1% 5.2% 3.5%
Not too important 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
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
Very important 98.3% 88.4% 96.7% 95.2% 94.9%
Somewhat important 1.1% 9.4% 3.3% 2.9% 3.9%
Not too important 0.6% 2.2% 0.0% 1.4% 1.1%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
Very important 97.1% 93.7% 94.4% 94.9%
Somewhat important 1.7% 5.3% 0.0% 3.8%
Not too important 1.3% 0.8% 5.6% 1.1%
Not at all important 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
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%
999



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