Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

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RELGRO

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

In your opinion, should religious groups keep out of political matter - or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions?
  1) Should keep out
  2) Should express views
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Should keep out 22.1% 22.1%
Should express views 75.3% 97.4%
Don't know 2.6% 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
Should keep out 27.6% 21.0% 22.0% 20.0% 12.5% 22.0%
Should express views 69.6% 76.8% 76.1% 76.8% 83.3% 75.3%
Don't know 2.8% 2.2% 1.9% 3.2% 4.2% 2.6%
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
Should keep out 32.3% 29.8% 18.4% 17.9% 16.9% 14.4% 22.0%
Should express views 64.6% 67.9% 77.1% 79.8% 81.7% 83.3% 75.1%
Don't know 3.1% 2.3% 4.5% 2.4% 1.4% 2.2% 2.9%
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
Should keep out 21.7% 22.6% 22.1%
Should express views 76.8% 73.7% 75.3%
Don't know 1.5% 3.8% 2.6%
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
Should keep out 24.4% 21.1% 25.4% 24.0%
Should express views 73.9% 76.8% 73.9% 74.6%
Don't know 1.7% 2.1% 0.7% 1.5%
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
Should keep out 14.0% 14.5% 6.6% 41.9% 21.8%
Should express views 84.8% 81.2% 91.7% 54.8% 75.6%
Don't know 1.1% 4.3% 1.7% 3.3% 2.6%
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
Should keep out 18.5% 24.8% 11.1% 22.1%
Should express views 80.7% 71.9% 72.2% 75.1%
Don't know 0.8% 3.3% 16.7% 2.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
999



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