Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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EUTHANAS

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

Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick.
  1) Always justified
  2) Sometimes justified
  3) Never justified
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Always justified 1.2% 1.2%
Sometimes justified 5.4% 6.6%
Never justified 84.9% 91.5%
Don't know 7.4% 98.9%
Refused 1.1% 100.0%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Always justified 1.7% 2.2% 0.0% 1.1% 1.4% 1.2%
Sometimes justified 5.0% 2.9% 6.3% 9.5% 4.1% 5.4%
Never justified 86.7% 85.6% 85.5% 80.0% 86.3% 85.2%
Don't know 6.1% 6.5% 6.9% 9.5% 8.2% 7.1%
Refused 0.6% 2.9% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
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
Always justified 2.1% 0.8% 1.1% 1.2% 0.0% 2.2% 1.2%
Sometimes justified 5.2% 6.1% 4.5% 6.0% 1.4% 8.9% 5.4%
Never justified 86.5% 85.5% 82.6% 88.1% 83.1% 85.6% 84.9%
Don't know 4.2% 6.9% 10.7% 3.6% 14.1% 3.3% 7.4%
Refused 2.1% 0.8% 1.1% 1.2% 1.4% 0.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Always justified 1.5% 0.9% 1.2%
Sometimes justified 5.7% 5.0% 5.4%
Never justified 85.8% 84.3% 85.1%
Don't know 6.6% 8.2% 7.4%
Refused 0.3% 1.6% 0.9%
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
Always justified 2.3% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Sometimes justified 6.3% 5.4% 7.4% 6.5%
Never justified 84.0% 90.3% 83.7% 85.4%
Don't know 5.7% 4.3% 7.4% 6.0%
Refused 1.7% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
633


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Hausa Ibo Yoruba All others TOTAL
Always justified 1.1% 2.2% 0.8% 0.5% 1.1%
Sometimes justified 1.1% 10.2% 4.1% 6.7% 5.4%
Never justified 84.8% 83.9% 83.5% 86.7% 85.0%
Don't know 12.4% 2.2% 10.7% 4.8% 7.4%
Refused 0.6% 1.5% 0.8% 1.4% 1.1%
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
Always justified 0.8% 1.3% 0.0% 1.1%
Sometimes justified 2.1% 7.6% 5.6% 5.5%
Never justified 89.5% 81.8% 94.4% 84.9%
Don't know 6.7% 8.1% 0.0% 7.4%
Refused 0.8% 1.3% 0.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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