Parent of children under 18 by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by parental status

% of adults who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 21,819. 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 30% 70% 21,819
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 6,774
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 1,811
Believe in God; don't know 22% 78% 269
Do not believe in God 22% 78% 3,402
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 77% 858

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