Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 35% 14% 51% 1,833
Evangelical Protestant 18% 6% 77% 812
Historically Black Protestant 9% 5% 87% 172
Jewish 11% 20% 69% 230
Mainline Protestant 7% 7% 86% 1,534
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 10% 77% 1,588

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,004. 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.
Immigrants 21% 46% 24% 10% 1,004
Second generation 39% 28% 15% 17% 678
Third generation or higher 23% 34% 26% 16% 4,921

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,004. 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.
Immigrants 10% 20% 37% 27% 6% < 1% 1,004
Second generation 31% 13% 23% 19% 11% 2% 678
Third generation or higher 14% 16% 27% 32% 10% 1% 4,921

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 51% 49% 1,017
Second generation 49% 51% 690
Third generation or higher 53% 47% 4,997

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,013. 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.
Immigrants 14% 3% 14% 68% 1% 1,013
Second generation 48% 4% 11% 33% 4% 683
Third generation or higher 84% 8% 1% 4% 4% 4,957

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have a household income of…

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 843. 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.
Immigrants 55% 17% 14% 14% 843
Second generation 34% 20% 25% 21% 605
Third generation or higher 29% 20% 29% 22% 4,480

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. 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.
Immigrants 61% 17% 12% 10% 1,008
Second generation 36% 32% 20% 13% 690
Third generation or higher 37% 33% 18% 12% 4,983

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,013. 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.
Immigrants 49% 13% 11% 4% 23% 1,013
Second generation 35% 11% 10% 5% 39% 688
Third generation or higher 48% 10% 12% 5% 25% 4,980

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,016. 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.
Immigrants 43% 57% 1,016
Second generation 21% 79% 690
Third generation or higher 28% 72% 4,981

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 51% 35% 9% 4% 1% 1,017
Second generation 24% 49% 19% 8% < 1% 690
Third generation or higher 21% 49% 22% 8% 1% 4,997

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend religious services…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 35% 40% 24% < 1% 1,017
Second generation 19% 47% 34% < 1% 690
Third generation or higher 15% 43% 42% < 1% 4,997

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 50% 21% 10% 18% 1% 1,017
Second generation 35% 25% 12% 28% < 1% 690
Third generation or higher 29% 26% 13% 31% 1% 4,997

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend prayer group…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 22% 13% 11% 53% 1% 1,017
Second generation 6% 9% 10% 75% < 1% 690
Third generation or higher 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 4,997

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who meditate…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 46% 13% 6% 32% 3% 1,017
Second generation 31% 14% 6% 48% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 27% 11% 5% 57% 1% 4,997

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 57% 14% 14% 13% 2% 1,017
Second generation 43% 22% 15% 18% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 39% 21% 15% 24% 1% 4,997

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 44% 16% 19% 19% 3% 1,017
Second generation 44% 15% 17% 23% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 40% 18% 16% 25% 1% 4,997

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Immigrant status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 32% 11% 35% 19% 2% 1,017
Second generation 10% 18% 56% 14% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 10% 14% 64% 10% 2% 4,997

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 24% 71% 1% 3% 1,017
Second generation 21% 77% 1% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 25% 73% 1% < 1% 4,997

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who read scripture…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 29% 14% 11% 45% 1% 1,017
Second generation 11% 10% 10% 68% < 1% 690
Third generation or higher 12% 9% 10% 69% < 1% 4,997

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say the holy scripture is…

Immigrant status 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 = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 38% 20% 2% 33% 7% 1,017
Second generation 8% 31% 1% 54% 6% 690
Third generation or higher 9% 29% 1% 51% 9% 4,997

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 72% 20% 9% 1,017
Second generation 68% 25% 8% 690
Third generation or higher 70% 21% 9% 4,997

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 54% 37% 10% 1,017
Second generation 47% 45% 9% 690
Third generation or higher 48% 43% 9% 4,997

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 22% 30% 48% 1,017
Second generation 29% 15% 56% 690
Third generation or higher 36% 16% 47% 4,997

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 29% 28% 36% 6% 1,017
Second generation 20% 43% 34% 4% 690
Third generation or higher 27% 42% 27% 5% 4,997

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 24% 71% 3% 2% 1,017
Second generation 49% 47% 2% 2% 690
Third generation or higher 55% 39% 3% 4% 4,997

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say government aid to the poor…

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 38% 56% 3% 3% 1,017
Second generation 43% 53% 3% 1% 690
Third generation or higher 44% 52% 3% 1% 4,997

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 46% 49% 5% 1,017
Second generation 70% 26% 4% 690
Third generation or higher 68% 28% 3% 4,997

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 71% 21% 4% 4% 1,017
Second generation 84% 11% 3% 2% 690
Third generation or higher 78% 16% 3% 2% 4,997

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 57% 32% 10% 1,017
Second generation 77% 18% 5% 690
Third generation or higher 71% 22% 7% 4,997

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 35% 58% 1% 6% 1,017
Second generation 33% 63% 2% 2% 690
Third generation or higher 34% 62% 2% 2% 4,997

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by immigrant status

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say humans…

Immigrant status 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 = 1,017. 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.
Immigrants 38% 24% 5% 28% 5% 1,017
Second generation 52% 25% 4% 17% 2% 690
Third generation or higher 47% 26% 6% 18% 3% 4,997