Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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TRUST6

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

I'm going to read a list of institutions and people. For each one, please tell me whether you feel that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all. How about the military?
  1) Can trust a lot
  2) Can trust some
  3) Trust a little
  4) Not at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Can trust a lot .9% .9%
Can trust some 20.3% 21.2%
Trust a little 38.6% 59.8%
Not at all 35.8% 95.6%
Don't know 4.2% 99.8%
Refused .2% 100.0%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Can trust a lot 0.6% 0.7% 1.3% 1.1% 0.0% 0.8%
Can trust some 21.5% 15.2% 19.6% 26.3% 22.2% 20.5%
Trust a little 42.5% 41.3% 36.7% 31.6% 40.3% 39.0%
Not at all 31.5% 39.9% 38.0% 36.8% 30.6% 35.6%
Don't know 3.9% 2.2% 4.4% 4.2% 6.9% 4.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 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
Can trust a lot 2.1% 0.8% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Can trust some 27.1% 27.5% 16.9% 13.3% 18.3% 16.7% 20.2%
Trust a little 45.8% 41.2% 39.3% 36.1% 29.6% 36.7% 38.8%
Not at all 15.6% 24.4% 40.4% 47.0% 50.7% 43.3% 35.9%
Don't know 8.3% 6.1% 2.2% 3.6% 1.4% 3.3% 4.2%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 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
Can trust a lot 1.5% 0.3% 0.9%
Can trust some 20.8% 19.6% 20.2%
Trust a little 38.0% 39.4% 38.7%
Not at all 36.7% 35.0% 35.9%
Don't know 3.0% 5.4% 4.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.3% 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
Can trust a lot 2.3% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Can trust some 28.4% 23.4% 23.1% 25.5%
Trust a little 40.9% 45.7% 34.3% 39.9%
Not at all 25.0% 29.8% 37.3% 30.2%
Don't know 3.4% 1.1% 4.5% 3.2%
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
Can trust a lot 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 0.9%
Can trust some 23.6% 10.1% 11.6% 28.9% 20.2%
Trust a little 41.6% 34.1% 28.9% 44.5% 38.6%
Not at all 23.6% 52.2% 58.7% 22.7% 36.0%
Don't know 9.6% 3.6% 0.8% 1.9% 4.2%
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
Can trust a lot 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Can trust some 26.9% 17.0% 5.9% 20.3%
Trust a little 39.9% 38.2% 29.4% 38.6%
Not at all 24.8% 41.3% 64.7% 35.8%
Don't know 5.5% 3.5% 0.0% 4.2%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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