Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,819. 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.
2014 9% 30% 39% 21% < 1% 1,819
2007 11% 29% 37% 22% 1% 1,189

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know 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 16% 42% 32% 10% < 1% 310
Jewish 9% 47% 30% 14% < 1% 118
Mainline Protestant 6% 37% 42% 15% < 1% 277
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 19% 44% 31% 1% 850

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 147. 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 22% 35% 25% 17% 147
Somewhat important 32% 36% 21% 11% 538
Not too important 39% 32% 18% 11% 699
Not at all important 37% 32% 18% 13% 400

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 147. 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 9% 21% 27% 29% 12% 2% 147
Somewhat important 19% 22% 27% 24% 7% 1% 538
Not too important 26% 19% 25% 22% 7% 1% 699
Not at all important 27% 18% 25% 22% 8% 1% 400

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 59% 41% 152
Somewhat important 61% 39% 546
Not too important 57% 43% 703
Not at all important 63% 37% 407

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 151. 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 43% 13% 5% 36% 2% 151
Somewhat important 62% 5% 8% 21% 5% 541
Not too important 72% 3% 9% 13% 2% 695
Not at all important 73% 5% 8% 11% 3% 400

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 148. 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 44% 8% 49% 148
Somewhat important 21% 17% 61% 538
Not too important 16% 14% 70% 698
Not at all important 14% 15% 71% 401

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who have a household income of…

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 133. 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 57% 16% 10% 18% 133
Somewhat important 36% 15% 24% 24% 484
Not too important 25% 17% 30% 28% 651
Not at all important 29% 18% 26% 27% 364

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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 63% 19% 8% 11% 149
Somewhat important 39% 27% 18% 15% 545
Not too important 32% 31% 23% 15% 701
Not at all important 37% 27% 20% 16% 405

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 148. 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 48% 7% 11% 8% 26% 148
Somewhat important 40% 14% 9% 5% 32% 544
Not too important 40% 9% 8% 2% 41% 702
Not at all important 36% 10% 10% 4% 39% 407

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 151. 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 38% 62% 151
Somewhat important 28% 72% 543
Not too important 23% 77% 702
Not at all important 19% 81% 404

BeliefsandPractices

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who attend religious services…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 33% 43% 23% < 1% 152
Somewhat important 8% 54% 38% < 1% 546
Not too important 2% 35% 63% < 1% 703
Not at all important 3% 10% 86% 1% 407

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 64% 16% 8% 12% < 1% 152
Somewhat important 23% 21% 18% 38% 1% 546
Not too important 5% 10% 10% 74% < 1% 703
Not at all important 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 407

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who attend prayer group…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 18% 19% 11% 52% < 1% 152
Somewhat important 4% 6% 9% 80% < 1% 546
Not too important 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 703
Not at all important 3% 1% < 1% 96% < 1% 407

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 47% 18% 4% 31% < 1% 152
Somewhat important 23% 12% 9% 55% < 1% 546
Not too important 17% 10% 6% 66% 1% 703
Not at all important 20% 11% 4% 63% 1% 407

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 54% 17% 8% 21% 1% 152
Somewhat important 28% 20% 16% 36% < 1% 546
Not too important 26% 16% 18% 40% 1% 703
Not at all important 31% 16% 11% 41% 1% 407

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 56% 11% 9% 24% 1% 152
Somewhat important 51% 14% 16% 19% 1% 546
Not too important 39% 20% 17% 24% 1% 703
Not at all important 41% 14% 16% 29% 1% 407

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 24% 20% 43% 12% 1% 152
Somewhat important 4% 22% 53% 18% 2% 546
Not too important 3% 21% 59% 16% 1% 703
Not at all important 2% 19% 62% 15% 1% 407

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 152. 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 20% 75% 3% 2% 152
Somewhat important 21% 76% 2% 1% 546
Not too important 19% 80% 1% < 1% 703
Not at all important 20% 78% 1% 1% 407

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 31% 19% 12% 38% 1% 152
Somewhat important 6% 8% 11% 75% < 1% 546
Not too important 2% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 703
Not at all important 2% 5% 1% 91% < 1% 407

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 152. 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 25% 19% 2% 46% 8% 152
Somewhat important 6% 14% < 1% 70% 9% 546
Not too important 2% 6% < 1% 86% 6% 703
Not at all important 4% 7% < 1% 85% 4% 407

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 62% 29% 9% 152
Somewhat important 44% 41% 15% 546
Not too important 37% 50% 14% 703
Not at all important 29% 61% 10% 407

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 48% 43% 10% 152
Somewhat important 33% 55% 12% 546
Not too important 26% 63% 11% 703
Not at all important 17% 74% 8% 407

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 18% 22% 60% 152
Somewhat important 25% 19% 57% 546
Not too important 26% 16% 59% 703
Not at all important 22% 17% 61% 407

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 33% 25% 38% 4% 152
Somewhat important 22% 37% 35% 5% 546
Not too important 13% 43% 38% 6% 703
Not at all important 15% 40% 39% 6% 407

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who would rather have…

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 30% 58% 7% 5% 152
Somewhat important 47% 45% 4% 4% 546
Not too important 47% 48% 3% 3% 703
Not at all important 48% 46% 4% 3% 407

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 38% 54% 5% 3% 152
Somewhat important 34% 61% 3% 1% 546
Not too important 38% 58% 3% 1% 703
Not at all important 35% 59% 3% 2% 407

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 53% 43% 4% 152
Somewhat important 74% 22% 4% 546
Not too important 81% 17% 1% 703
Not at all important 85% 13% 3% 407

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 69% 24% 3% 4% 152
Somewhat important 79% 16% 2% 2% 546
Not too important 87% 8% 2% 3% 703
Not at all important 85% 12% 2% 1% 407

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 57% 32% 11% 152
Somewhat important 74% 20% 5% 546
Not too important 82% 13% 4% 703
Not at all important 83% 12% 5% 407

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 152. 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 37% 58% 2% 3% 152
Somewhat important 29% 66% 3% 1% 546
Not too important 28% 70% 1% 1% 703
Not at all important 24% 73% 2% 1% 407

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 152. 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 42% 20% 3% 32% 4% 152
Somewhat important 61% 14% 6% 16% 2% 546
Not too important 74% 10% 6% 9% 1% 703
Not at all important 74% 7% 3% 11% 4% 407