Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education

% of adults with some college education who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,589. 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 53% 24% 11% 11% 1% 9,589

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by religious group

% of adults with some college education 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 56% 34% 8% 2% < 1% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 78% 19% 2% 1% 1% 2,739
Historically Black Protestant 83% 15% 1% 2% < 1% 600
Jewish 37% 35% 23% 5% 1% 138
Mainline Protestant 55% 34% 8% 2% < 1% 1,567
Mormon 84% 10% 4% 2% < 1% 224
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 20% 29% 38% 1% 1,950

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,230. 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 21% 33% 28% 17% 5,230
Somewhat important 31% 34% 23% 12% 2,254
Not too important 39% 34% 19% 8% 944
Not at all important 41% 34% 16% 9% 941

Generational cohort among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,230. 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 14% 14% 27% 33% 12% 1% 5,230
Somewhat important 21% 18% 26% 27% 7% 1% 2,254
Not too important 27% 21% 25% 22% 4% 1% 944
Not at all important 27% 22% 26% 20% 5% < 1% 941

Gender composition among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 40% 60% 5,332
Somewhat important 50% 50% 2,273
Not too important 53% 47% 952
Not at all important 63% 37% 953

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,254. 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% 17% 2% 12% 5% 5,254
Somewhat important 70% 9% 4% 13% 5% 2,244
Not too important 74% 6% 5% 11% 4% 944
Not at all important 75% 4% 5% 11% 5% 935

Immigrant status among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,277. 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 10% 9% 81% 5,277
Somewhat important 11% 12% 77% 2,252
Not too important 9% 15% 77% 944
Not at all important 9% 15% 77% 939

Income distribution among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,615. 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 34% 25% 29% 12% 4,615
Somewhat important 30% 23% 31% 16% 2,015
Not too important 29% 24% 32% 15% 866
Not at all important 31% 20% 29% 20% 872

Marital status among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,309. 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 51% 5% 15% 7% 22% 5,309
Somewhat important 41% 11% 13% 4% 31% 2,268
Not too important 37% 10% 12% 3% 39% 952
Not at all important 32% 12% 13% 3% 39% 948

Parent of children under 18 among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,320. 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 32% 68% 5,320
Somewhat important 30% 70% 2,268
Not too important 24% 76% 950
Not at all important 22% 78% 948

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who say they…

Importance of religion in one's life Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 53% 37% 6% 1% 2% 2% 2,273
Not too important 21% 35% 18% < 1% 18% 8% 952
Not at all important 16% 13% 9% < 1% 55% 7% 953

Attendance at religious services among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 58% 30% 12% < 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 12% 57% 30% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 2% 32% 65% < 1% 952
Not at all important 2% 10% 88% < 1% 953

Frequency of prayer among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 84% 11% 2% 2% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 37% 29% 12% 20% 1% 2,273
Not too important 13% 14% 11% 62% < 1% 952
Not at all important 11% 4% 3% 82% < 1% 953

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 41% 13% 10% 34% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 7% 7% 9% 77% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 1% 3% 3% 93% < 1% 952
Not at all important 2% 1% 1% 95% < 1% 953

Frequency of meditation among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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% 7% 3% 35% 2% 5,332
Somewhat important 28% 10% 5% 56% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 22% 13% 5% 60% 1% 952
Not at all important 25% 10% 5% 59% 1% 953

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 79% 11% 5% 5% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 43% 23% 15% 18% 1% 2,273
Not too important 33% 18% 15% 33% 1% 952
Not at all important 37% 15% 8% 37% 2% 953

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 49% 17% 11% 22% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 42% 17% 15% 25% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 44% 19% 14% 22% 1% 952
Not at all important 52% 16% 10% 22% 1% 953

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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% 6% 31% 3% 3% 5,332
Somewhat important 12% 15% 63% 8% 2% 2,273
Not too important 3% 18% 67% 12% 1% 952
Not at all important 2% 20% 54% 21% 2% 953

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 45% 52% 2% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 28% 71% 1% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 21% 77% 2% 1% 952
Not at all important 17% 80% 2% 1% 953

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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% 13% 8% 18% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 14% 12% 13% 61% < 1% 2,273
Not too important 5% 6% 6% 83% < 1% 952
Not at all important 5% 3% 4% 88% 1% 953

Interpreting scripture among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 46% 34% 4% 10% 6% 5,332
Somewhat important 13% 34% 2% 40% 11% 2,273
Not too important 4% 13% < 1% 73% 10% 952
Not at all important 2% 4% < 1% 89% 4% 953

Belief in Heaven among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 89% 6% 5% 5,332
Somewhat important 78% 14% 9% 2,273
Not too important 45% 42% 13% 952
Not at all important 16% 76% 9% 953

Belief in Hell among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 77% 16% 7% 5,332
Somewhat important 58% 33% 9% 2,273
Not too important 32% 58% 10% 952
Not at all important 11% 82% 7% 953

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 46% 16% 38% 5,332
Somewhat important 37% 19% 45% 2,273
Not too important 32% 18% 49% 952
Not at all important 20% 20% 59% 953

Political ideology among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 49% 31% 14% 6% 5,332
Somewhat important 29% 40% 25% 6% 2,273
Not too important 19% 41% 33% 6% 952
Not at all important 13% 35% 45% 7% 953

Views about size of government among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 58% 35% 3% 4% 5,332
Somewhat important 56% 37% 3% 4% 2,273
Not too important 55% 37% 3% 5% 952
Not at all important 49% 43% 4% 4% 953

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 51% 43% 5% 1% 5,332
Somewhat important 48% 48% 4% 1% 2,273
Not too important 41% 53% 4% 1% 952
Not at all important 34% 61% 3% 1% 953

Views about abortion among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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% 58% 4% 5,332
Somewhat important 66% 30% 5% 2,273
Not too important 78% 18% 4% 952
Not at all important 82% 15% 4% 953

Views about homosexuality among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 46% 45% 5% 4% 5,332
Somewhat important 77% 16% 4% 3% 2,273
Not too important 84% 11% 2% 3% 952
Not at all important 89% 7% 2% 1% 953

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,332. 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 36% 56% 8% 5,332
Somewhat important 68% 24% 8% 2,273
Not too important 82% 14% 4% 952
Not at all important 87% 8% 5% 953

Views about environmental regulation among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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% 51% 3% 2% 5,332
Somewhat important 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,273
Not too important 29% 68% 1% 2% 952
Not at all important 22% 74% 2% 2% 953

Views about human evolution among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education 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 = 5,332. 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 11% 31% 2% 51% 4% 5,332
Somewhat important 36% 33% 5% 23% 3% 2,273
Not too important 65% 16% 7% 10% 2% 952
Not at all important 77% 8% 3% 9% 2% 953