Importance of religion in one's life among men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among men by importance of religion

% of men who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know 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 29% 40% 21% 7% 3% 138
Catholic 52% 35% 10% 4% < 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 4,061
Hindu 23% 51% 16% 9% 1% 136
Historically Black Protestant 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 818
Jewish 35% 33% 21% 11% < 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 46% 37% 13% 3% 1% 2,778
Mormon 82% 14% 3% 1% < 1% 347
Muslim 66% 24% 6% 3% 1% 152
Orthodox Christian 49% 33% 12% 6% < 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 20% 24% 43% 1% 4,471

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