Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,483. 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 51% 26% 12% 10% 1% 5,483
2007 54% 29% 10% 6% 1% 4,901

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 53% 38% 7% 2% < 1% 1,110
Evangelical Protestant 77% 20% 2% < 1% < 1% 1,330
Historically Black Protestant 86% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 291
Jewish 31% 36% 26% 7% < 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 51% 36% 10% 2% < 1% 982
Mormon 84% 13% 3% < 1% < 1% 148
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 21% 30% 38% 1% 1,186

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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% 27% 16% 2,714
Somewhat important 28% 35% 25% 12% 1,428
Not too important 35% 36% 20% 9% 670
Not at all important 40% 36% 15% 9% 567

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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% 29% 31% 11% 1% 2,714
Somewhat important 19% 17% 27% 29% 7% < 1% 1,428
Not too important 23% 21% 27% 23% 5% 1% 670
Not at all important 26% 22% 28% 17% 6% < 1% 567

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 57% 2,762
Somewhat important 50% 50% 1,446
Not too important 58% 42% 675
Not at all important 60% 40% 570

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,727. 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% 3% 14% 3% 2,727
Somewhat important 71% 6% 4% 14% 4% 1,431
Not too important 78% 5% 6% 7% 3% 667
Not at all important 78% 3% 5% 11% 2% 565

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,727. 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% 8% 78% 2,727
Somewhat important 14% 12% 74% 1,430
Not too important 14% 10% 76% 671
Not at all important 13% 13% 74% 566

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,437. 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% 23% 29% 17% 2,437
Somewhat important 29% 19% 27% 25% 1,316
Not too important 20% 19% 31% 30% 614
Not at all important 25% 14% 33% 28% 539

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,750. 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% 34% 16% 10% 2,750
Somewhat important 35% 32% 20% 13% 1,440
Not too important 24% 35% 24% 17% 675
Not at all important 28% 34% 22% 16% 570

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,753. 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% 4% 12% 6% 24% 2,753
Somewhat important 46% 10% 13% 3% 27% 1,445
Not too important 44% 9% 10% 1% 35% 674
Not at all important 35% 13% 10% 1% 40% 569

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,752. 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% 66% 2,752
Somewhat important 31% 69% 1,444
Not too important 27% 73% 674
Not at all important 26% 74% 569

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 9% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 48% 42% 6% < 1% 3% 2% 1,446
Not too important 14% 33% 21% < 1% 23% 9% 675
Not at all important 11% 12% 9% < 1% 61% 6% 570

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 28% 8% < 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 14% 56% 30% < 1% 1,446
Not too important 2% 35% 63% < 1% 675
Not at all important 1% 10% 88% < 1% 570

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 81% 14% 2% 2% 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 34% 33% 14% 17% 1% 1,446
Not too important 9% 12% 9% 69% < 1% 675
Not at all important 4% 3% 5% 88% < 1% 570

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 18% 11% 30% 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 7% 10% 10% 73% 1% 1,446
Not too important 1% 2% 1% 96% < 1% 675
Not at all important 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 570

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 12% 3% 35% 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 25% 12% 7% 56% < 1% 1,446
Not too important 18% 11% 6% 64% < 1% 675
Not at all important 17% 9% 5% 68% 1% 570

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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 74% 17% 6% 3% 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 37% 32% 16% 13% 1% 1,446
Not too important 25% 28% 16% 30% 1% 675
Not at all important 26% 23% 12% 36% 2% 570

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 5% 33% 4% 2% 2,762
Somewhat important 13% 13% 62% 10% 1% 1,446
Not too important 1% 19% 62% 16% 1% 675
Not at all important 1% 23% 51% 24% 1% 570

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 54% 1% 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 26% 73% 1% 1% 1,446
Not too important 19% 80% 1% < 1% 675
Not at all important 18% 81% 1% < 1% 570

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 17% 8% 17% < 1% 2,762
Somewhat important 11% 14% 14% 61% < 1% 1,446
Not too important 2% 3% 7% 88% < 1% 675
Not at all important 3% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 570

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 36% 3% 9% 5% 2,762
Somewhat important 11% 38% 1% 40% 10% 1,446
Not too important 4% 10% < 1% 79% 7% 675
Not at all important 2% 1% < 1% 95% 2% 570

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 4% 4% 2,762
Somewhat important 76% 16% 8% 1,446
Not too important 37% 52% 12% 675
Not at all important 11% 80% 9% 570

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 78% 16% 7% 2,762
Somewhat important 56% 34% 10% 1,446
Not too important 26% 64% 10% 675
Not at all important 8% 86% 7% 570

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 13% 39% 2,762
Somewhat important 36% 18% 46% 1,446
Not too important 28% 12% 60% 675
Not at all important 20% 15% 66% 570

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 32% 15% 5% 2,762
Somewhat important 28% 42% 26% 4% 1,446
Not too important 15% 43% 38% 4% 675
Not at all important 14% 33% 49% 4% 570

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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 55% 41% 2% 3% 2,762
Somewhat important 54% 41% 3% 3% 1,446
Not too important 48% 44% 3% 5% 675
Not at all important 45% 48% 3% 4% 570

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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 50% 45% 4% 2% 2,762
Somewhat important 43% 51% 3% 2% 1,446
Not too important 35% 60% 4% 2% 675
Not at all important 32% 64% 2% 1% 570

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 59% 3% 2,762
Somewhat important 67% 30% 3% 1,446
Not too important 82% 16% 3% 675
Not at all important 86% 13% 1% 570

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 45% 4% 3% 2,762
Somewhat important 80% 16% 3% 2% 1,446
Not too important 87% 9% 1% 3% 675
Not at all important 91% 7% 1% 1% 570

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 57% 6% 2,762
Somewhat important 70% 24% 6% 1,446
Not too important 85% 12% 3% 675
Not at all important 89% 7% 4% 570

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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% 52% 2% 3% 2,762
Somewhat important 34% 63% 2% 2% 1,446
Not too important 23% 73% 2% 2% 675
Not at all important 19% 77% 1% 2% 570

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,762. 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 13% 31% 3% 50% 4% 2,762
Somewhat important 40% 31% 5% 21% 3% 1,446
Not too important 77% 12% 5% 7% 1% 675
Not at all important 86% 5% 3% 5% 1% 570