Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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FREEDOM4

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

Here is a list of things that you can and cannot do in some countries. How important is it to you to live in a country where you can practice your religion freely? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important or not important at all?
  1) Very important
  2) Somewhat important
  3) Not too important
  4) Not important at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very important 89.6% 89.6%
Somewhat important 9.5% 99.1%
Not too important .6% 99.7%
Not important at all .0% 99.7%
Don't know .3% 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 92.8% 88.5% 91.2% 87.5% 83.6% 89.6%
Somewhat important 6.7% 10.1% 8.2% 11.5% 15.1% 9.4%
Not too important 0.0% 1.4% 0.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.3%
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 92.7% 87.8% 88.8% 91.7% 91.5% 86.7% 89.6%
Somewhat important 7.3% 10.7% 10.1% 6.0% 8.5% 13.3% 9.5%
Not too important 0.0% 0.8% 0.6% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know 0.0% 0.8% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
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 87.7% 91.5% 89.6%
Somewhat important 11.4% 7.5% 9.5%
Not too important 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
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 94.9% 89.4% 88.8% 91.6%
Somewhat important 4.6% 8.5% 11.2% 7.7%
Not too important 0.6% 2.1% 0.0% 0.7%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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 93.9% 84.1% 91.7% 88.1% 89.5%
Somewhat important 6.1% 14.5% 8.3% 10.0% 9.6%
Not too important 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 1.4% 0.6%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
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 93.2% 88.1% 76.5% 89.7%
Somewhat important 5.9% 11.1% 17.6% 9.4%
Not too important 0.0% 0.8% 5.9% 0.6%
Not important at all 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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