Racial and ethnic composition by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life by race/ethnicity

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Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 18,442. 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.
Very important 61% 16% 2% 16% 4% 18,442
Somewhat important 69% 7% 5% 15% 4% 8,208
Not too important 75% 5% 7% 10% 4% 3,749
Not at all important 77% 4% 5% 11% 4% 3,902
Don't know 67% 9% 2% 16% 6% 248

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