International Religious Freedom Data, 2003

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OTHREL03

According to the Report, societal attitudes toward other or nontraditional religions are reported to be…
  0) Open and tolerant
  1) Isolated discrimination
  2) Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands
  3) Hostile

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Open and tolerant 74 37.8% 37.8% -1.15
Isolated discrimination 25 12.8% 50.5% -.19
Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands 81 41.3% 91.8% .77
Hostile 16 8.2% 100% 1.73

Variable Comparisons


Government favoritism of religion (I-GVTFAV)

Low government favoritism Medium government favoritism High government favoritism TOTAL
Open and tolerant 53.4%
39
29.8%
14
27.6%
21
37.8%
74
Isolated discrimination 5.5%
4
19.1%
9
15.8%
12
12.8%
25
Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands 38.4%
28
44.7%
21
42.1%
32
41.3%
81
Hostile 2.7%
2
6.4%
3
14.5%
11
8.2%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
47
100.0%
76

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Government regulation of religion level (I-GVTREG)

Low government regulation Medium government regulation High government regulation TOTAL
Open and tolerant 56.1%
64
12.0%
6
12.5%
4
37.8%
74
Isolated discrimination 10.5%
12
18.0%
9
12.5%
4
12.8%
25
Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands 31.6%
36
60.0%
30
46.9%
15
41.3%
81
Hostile 1.8%
2
10.0%
5
28.1%
9
8.2%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
114
100.0%
50
100.0%
32

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Social regulation of religion level (I-SOCREG)

Low social regulation Medium social regulation High social regulation TOTAL
Open and tolerant 64.7%
66
15.6%
7
2.0%
1
37.8%
74
Isolated discrimination 9.8%
10
20.0%
9
12.2%
6
12.8%
25
Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands 23.5%
24
62.2%
28
59.2%
29
41.3%
81
Hostile 2.0%
2
2.2%
1
26.5%
13
8.2%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
45
100.0%
49

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Region (I-REGION)

Africa East Asia and Pacific Europe and Eurasia Near East and North Africa South Asia Western Hemisphere TOTAL
Open and tolerant 45.8%
22
44.1%
15
23.1%
12
15.0%
3
0.0%
0
64.7%
22
37.8%
74
Isolated discrimination 18.8%
9
0.0%
0
11.5%
6
15.0%
3
25.0%
2
14.7%
5
12.8%
25
Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands 27.1%
13
52.9%
18
59.6%
31
45.0%
9
37.5%
3
20.6%
7
41.3%
81
Hostile 8.3%
4
2.9%
1
5.8%
3
25.0%
5
37.5%
3
0.0%
0
8.2%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
48
100.0%
34
100.0%
52
100.0%
20
100.0%
8
100.0%
34

196