Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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ABORTION

(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: abortion.
  1) Always justified
  2) Sometimes justified
  3) Never justified
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Always justified .6% .6%
Sometimes justified 4.5% 5.1%
Never justified 94.0% 99.1%
Don't know .8% 99.9%
Refused .2% 100.1%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Always justified 0.6% 0.7% 0.0% 1.1% 1.4% 0.6%
Sometimes justified 3.9% 5.0% 4.4% 5.3% 4.1% 4.5%
Never justified 95.6% 92.8% 95.6% 90.4% 93.2% 94.0%
Don't know 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 2.1% 1.4% 0.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.2%
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 1.0% 0.8% 0.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Sometimes justified 4.2% 2.3% 2.2% 6.0% 8.5% 7.8% 4.5%
Never justified 93.8% 96.9% 95.5% 91.6% 91.5% 91.1% 94.0%
Don't know 1.0% 0.0% 1.1% 1.2% 0.0% 1.1% 0.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Always justified 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Sometimes justified 4.8% 4.1% 4.5%
Never justified 93.7% 94.3% 94.0%
Don't know 0.6% 0.9% 0.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
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 0.6% 1.1% 1.5% 1.0%
Sometimes justified 1.7% 4.3% 8.1% 4.5%
Never justified 97.1% 93.6% 89.6% 93.8%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.5%
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
Always justified 1.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Sometimes justified 6.1% 3.6% 2.5% 4.3% 4.3%
Never justified 89.9% 94.9% 97.5% 94.7% 94.0%
Don't know 2.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.5% 0.9%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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% 0.5% 0.0% 0.6%
Sometimes justified 4.2% 4.6% 0.0% 4.3%
Never justified 93.6% 94.2% 100.0% 94.1%
Don't know 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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