Belief in God among men

% of men who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 17,514. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 57% 21% 7% 1% 12% 3% 17,514
2007 65% 19% 4% 1% 7% 3% 16,291

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Belief in God among men by religious group

% of men who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 138. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 19% 34% 13% 2% 29% 3% 138
Catholic 58% 30% 7% 1% 3% 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 85% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,061
Hindu 39% 33% 13% 1% 12% 2% 136
Historically Black Protestant 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 818
Jewish 34% 28% 17% < 1% 18% 3% 428
Mainline Protestant 60% 28% 6% 1% 2% 2% 2,778
Mormon 82% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 347
Muslim 84% 11% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 152
Orthodox Christian 63% 23% 9% < 1% 5% < 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 20% 11% 1% 38% 6% 4,471

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among men by belief in God

% of men who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,617. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 19% 35% 29% 18% 9,617
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 36% 26% 14% 3,613
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 34% 19% 13% 1,099
Believe in God; don't know 16% 22% 30% 32% 127
Do not believe in God 36% 35% 17% 12% 2,270
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 36% 22% 15% 496

Generational cohort among men by belief in God

% of men who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,617. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 13% 29% 35% 11% 1% 9,617
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 16% 30% 31% 9% 1% 3,613
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 21% 25% 23% 8% 1% 1,099
Believe in God; don't know 9% 11% 17% 34% 21% 7% 127
Do not believe in God 25% 21% 25% 21% 7% 1% 2,270
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 22% 26% 26% 10% 1% 496

Racial and ethnic composition among men by belief in God

% of men who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,607. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 64% 15% 3% 14% 4% 9,607
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 6% 4% 19% 4% 3,623
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 6% 8% 18% 4% 1,098
Believe in God; don't know 64% 12% 3% 16% 5% 123
Do not believe in God 77% 3% 7% 10% 3% 2,264
Other/don't know if they believe in God 80% 5% 3% 7% 5% 492

Immigrant status among men by belief in God

% of men who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,677. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 9% 78% 9,677
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 10% 71% 3,628
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 14% 67% 1,094
Believe in God; don't know 19% 10% 71% 129
Do not believe in God 12% 15% 73% 2,266
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 12% 80% 504

Income distribution among men by belief in God

% of men who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,673. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 21% 28% 19% 8,673
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 21% 28% 22% 3,284
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 16% 25% 29% 1,021
Do not believe in God 22% 18% 31% 29% 2,105
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 20% 29% 26% 435

Educational distribution among men by belief in God

% of men who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,736. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 31% 15% 9% 9,736
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 28% 16% 12% 3,645
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 27% 19% 14% 1,104
Believe in God; don't know 48% 31% 8% 12% 129
Do not believe in God 31% 31% 24% 15% 2,286
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 32% 21% 14% 513

Marital status among men by belief in God

% of men who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,752. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 53% 6% 13% 4% 24% 9,752
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 9% 12% 3% 29% 3,650
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 10% 9% 2% 39% 1,106
Believe in God; don't know 38% 12% 23% 9% 19% 127
Do not believe in God 38% 11% 9% 2% 41% 2,289
Other/don't know if they believe in God 45% 8% 11% 3% 32% 505

Parent of children under 18 among men by belief in God

% of men who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 72% 9,746
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 73% 3,652
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 77% 1,105
Believe in God; don't know 18% 82% 130
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 2,285
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 79% 514

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among men by belief in God

% of men who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 71% 22% 4% 3% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 47% 20% 7% 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 31% 37% 22% < 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 47% 26% 13% 7% 6% 132
Do not believe in God 3% 7% 22% 67% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 20% 31% 37% 4% 522

Attendance at religious services among men by belief in God

% of men who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 33% 19% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 43% 38% < 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 37% 56% < 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 30% 31% 38% 1% 132
Do not believe in God 2% 17% 81% < 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 29% 64% 4% 522

Frequency of prayer among men by belief in God

% of men who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 68% 17% 5% 9% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 23% 13% 35% < 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 11% 12% 61% < 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 42% 11% 11% 25% 11% 132
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 7% 7% 73% 5% 522

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men by belief in God

% of men who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 11% 10% 45% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 8% 8% 74% < 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 20% 7% 13% 52% 8% 132
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 3% 3% 89% 3% 522

Frequency of meditation among men by belief in God

% of men who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 7% 4% 40% 2% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 11% 6% 53% 2% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 10% 7% 59% 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 46% 8% 2% 36% 7% 132
Do not believe in God 17% 8% 5% 69% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 8% 4% 62% 3% 522

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among men by belief in God

% of men who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 67% 14% 8% 10% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 19% 15% 26% 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 17% 14% 40% 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 51% 7% 12% 19% 11% 132
Do not believe in God 28% 15% 9% 46% 2% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 34% 12% 10% 36% 8% 522

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among men by belief in God

% of men who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 15% 12% 24% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 16% 16% 24% 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 16% 15% 23% 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 49% 9% 9% 26% 8% 132
Do not believe in God 48% 17% 13% 21% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 16% 15% 19% 3% 522

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by belief in God

% of men who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 8% 40% 5% 3% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 15% 57% 13% 2% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 21% 58% 15% 2% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 16% 12% 51% 7% 14% 132
Do not believe in God 1% 21% 50% 27% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 18% 58% 15% 6% 522

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by belief in God

% of men who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 53% 2% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 70% 1% 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 75% 2% 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 28% 58% 4% 9% 132
Do not believe in God 18% 81% 1% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 77% 3% 2% 522

Frequency of reading scripture among men by belief in God

% of men who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 46% 13% 9% 31% 1% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 10% 10% 65% 1% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 7% 7% 80% < 1% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 28% 5% 10% 49% 7% 132
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 6% 5% 80% 3% 522

Interpreting scripture among men by belief in God

% of men who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 32% 4% 16% 7% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 28% 1% 49% 8% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 9% < 1% 78% 6% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 28% 11% 7% 27% 27% 132
Do not believe in God < 1% 2% < 1% 95% 3% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 5% < 1% 73% 19% 522

Belief in Heaven among men by belief in God

% of men who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 86% 8% 6% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 22% 8% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 48% 13% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 61% 17% 21% 132
Do not believe in God 4% 93% 3% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 45% 37% 522

Belief in Hell among men by belief in God

% of men who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 75% 18% 7% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 39% 9% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 59% 10% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 47% 24% 29% 132
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 2% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 54% 29% 522

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among men by belief in God

% of men who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 18% 34% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 18% 43% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 18% 54% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 31% 28% 41% 132
Do not believe in God 22% 19% 60% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 29% 41% 522

Political ideology among men by belief in God

% of men who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 29% 16% 6% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 40% 25% 5% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 42% 31% 5% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 32% 23% 27% 19% 132
Do not believe in God 15% 35% 45% 6% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 42% 25% 14% 522

Views about size of government among men by belief in God

% of men who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 32% 3% 3% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 56% 38% 3% 3% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 53% 39% 4% 3% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 45% 32% 10% 13% 132
Do not believe in God 48% 46% 3% 3% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 55% 30% 7% 9% 522

Views about government aid to the poor among men by belief in God

% of men who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 53% 41% 4% 2% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 47% 3% 2% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 55% 4% 2% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 36% 38% 13% 13% 132
Do not believe in God 31% 64% 4% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 46% 7% 5% 522

Views about abortion among men by belief in God

% of men who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 56% 5% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 35% 4% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 75% 22% 3% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 35% 37% 28% 132
Do not believe in God 85% 12% 4% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 74% 18% 8% 522

Views about homosexuality among men by belief in God

% of men who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 48% 5% 4% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 22% 4% 3% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 48% 30% 13% 10% 132
Do not believe in God 89% 8% 2% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 73% 15% 6% 6% 522

Views about same-sex marriage among men by belief in God

% of men who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 57% 8% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 30% 8% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 72% 21% 7% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 37% 37% 26% 132
Do not believe in God 86% 10% 4% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 20% 11% 522

Views about environmental regulation among men by belief in God

% of men who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 47% 3% 3% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 58% 2% 2% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 64% 3% 2% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 35% 43% 7% 15% 132
Do not believe in God 22% 74% 2% 2% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 57% 4% 5% 522

Views about human evolution among men by belief in God

% of men who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,790. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 16% 31% 4% 44% 5% 9,790
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 26% 6% 18% 3% 3,665
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 67% 12% 5% 14% 2% 1,111
Believe in God; don't know 34% 16% 11% 24% 15% 132
Do not believe in God 88% 4% 2% 6% 1% 2,294
Other/don't know if they believe in God 68% 8% 15% 7% 4% 522