Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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DISCPOLI

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

How often, if ever, do you discuss politics with your family or friends: never, once or twice a month, once or twice a week, three or four times a week, or every day?
  1) Never
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Once or twice a week
  4) Three or four times a week
  5) Every day
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Never 24.9% 24.9%
Once or twice a month 27.4% 52.3%
Once or twice a week 14.5% 66.8%
Three or four times a week 14.5% 81.3%
Every day 16.5% 97.8%
Don't know 1.7% 99.5%
Refused .6% 100.1%
Total N = 999

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 or more TOTAL
Never 23.8% 26.1% 23.4% 26.3% 27.4% 25.0%
Once or twice a month 26.0% 29.7% 29.1% 28.4% 20.5% 27.3%
Once or twice a week 13.8% 10.1% 17.1% 14.7% 16.4% 14.3%
Three or four times a week 15.5% 15.2% 12.7% 12.6% 17.8% 14.6%
Every day 18.2% 16.7% 16.5% 16.8% 12.3% 16.6%
Don't know 1.7% 1.4% 0.6% 1.1% 5.5% 1.7%
Refused 1.1% 0.7% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
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
Never 31.3% 26.0% 27.4% 19.0% 33.3% 10.0% 24.8%
Once or twice a month 20.8% 20.6% 27.9% 36.9% 26.4% 34.4% 27.3%
Once or twice a week 11.5% 19.1% 12.8% 11.9% 9.7% 18.9% 14.3%
Three or four times a week 21.9% 12.2% 13.4% 14.3% 16.7% 11.1% 14.6%
Every day 13.5% 18.3% 15.6% 17.9% 12.5% 21.1% 16.6%
Don't know 0.0% 3.8% 1.7% 0.0% 1.4% 3.3% 1.8%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Never 12.7% 38.1% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 23.5% 31.4% 27.4%
Once or twice a week 16.0% 12.6% 14.3%
Three or four times a week 19.3% 9.4% 14.5%
Every day 25.3% 7.2% 16.5%
Don't know 2.7% 0.6% 1.7%
Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
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
Never 26.3% 20.0% 13.3% 20.5%
Once or twice a month 21.7% 23.2% 37.8% 27.4%
Once or twice a week 16.0% 22.1% 16.3% 17.5%
Three or four times a week 18.9% 16.8% 15.6% 17.3%
Every day 15.4% 15.8% 13.3% 14.8%
Don't know 1.1% 1.1% 3.0% 1.7%
Refused 0.6% 1.1% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
633


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNIC)

Hausa Ibo Yoruba All others TOTAL
Never 22.2% 22.6% 37.2% 22.1% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 16.1% 31.4% 34.7% 29.8% 27.2%
Once or twice a week 11.7% 13.9% 10.7% 19.7% 14.6%
Three or four times a week 21.7% 12.4% 5.8% 14.9% 14.6%
Every day 28.3% 16.1% 9.1% 10.6% 16.4%
Don't know 0.0% 2.9% 2.5% 1.4% 1.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 1.4% 0.6%
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
Never 27.3% 23.7% 17.6% 24.9%
Once or twice a month 22.3% 30.1% 35.3% 27.3%
Once or twice a week 9.2% 16.9% 23.5% 14.3%
Three or four times a week 20.2% 11.6% 5.9% 14.6%
Every day 21.0% 13.9% 17.6% 16.6%
Don't know 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 1.7%
Refused 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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