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Religion and AIDS in Africa$

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195335941

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.001.0001

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(p.234) Appendix G

(p.234) Appendix G

Source:
Religion and AIDS in Africa
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Oxford University Press

Descriptive Overview of Malawi Religion Project Congregations

Mean

Std. Dev.

Min

Max

Denomination

Catholic

0.11

0.32

0

1

Pentecostal

0.17

0.38

0

1

African Independent Church

0.20

0.40

0

1

Muslim

0.12

0.32

0

1

Mission Protestant

0.21

0.41

0

1

New Mission Protestant

0.18

0.39

0

1

Congregational Demographics

Congregation Size

37.39

52.81

0

370

Congregation Age (in years)

22.12

19.79

1

91

Leader Has at Least Some Secondary Education

0.29

0.45

0

1

Leader Some Religious Training

0.63

0.48

0

1

Network Ties

Helped by Nongovernmental Organization

0.13

0.34

0

1

Ever Visited by Missionaries

0.37

0.48

0

1

Helped by Mission Work

0.24

0.43

0

1

Ever Visited by Denominational Leaders

0.65

0.48

0

1

Sexual Culture

Rampant Unfaithfulness in Congregation

0.16

0.37

0

1

Rampant Teenage Promiscuity

0.16

0.37

0

1

AIDS

Leader Attended AIDS Workshop

0.47

0.50

0

1

In this congregation, AIDS is:

1.77

0.96

0

3

Not a problem

10.75

Somewhat of a problem

27.42

A big problem

36.02

Single biggest problem

25.81

Note: N = 187.

Source: MRP 2005.

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