Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,007. 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 50% 28% 11% 11% < 1% 8,007
2007 52% 29% 10% 8% 1% 9,755

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 49% 37% 10% 3% < 1% 1,860
Evangelical Protestant 75% 21% 2% 1% < 1% 1,934
Historically Black Protestant 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 548
Jewish 32% 35% 20% 12% < 1% 187
Mainline Protestant 47% 39% 11% 2% 1% 1,377
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 23% 24% 38% 1% 1,694

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,860. 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 15% 35% 27% 23% 3,860
Somewhat important 19% 38% 27% 16% 2,146
Not too important 24% 36% 24% 16% 894
Not at all important 28% 37% 19% 16% 869

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,860. 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 8% 13% 29% 32% 16% 2% 3,860
Somewhat important 13% 13% 32% 31% 10% 1% 2,146
Not too important 13% 16% 31% 29% 10% 1% 894
Not at all important 18% 17% 30% 24% 11% 1% 869

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 59% 3,973
Somewhat important 49% 51% 2,190
Not too important 55% 45% 908
Not at all important 61% 39% 889

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,923. 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 60% 21% 2% 14% 4% 3,923
Somewhat important 71% 8% 4% 14% 3% 2,157
Not too important 76% 6% 8% 9% 2% 899
Not at all important 76% 5% 6% 10% 4% 871

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,908. 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 12% 9% 79% 3,908
Somewhat important 12% 10% 78% 2,155
Not too important 13% 12% 75% 894
Not at all important 13% 13% 74% 872

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,320. 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 41% 22% 25% 13% 3,320
Somewhat important 34% 22% 27% 18% 1,882
Not too important 32% 20% 30% 18% 800
Not at all important 33% 23% 24% 21% 770

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,944. 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 52% 31% 12% 5% 3,944
Somewhat important 50% 29% 15% 7% 2,176
Not too important 46% 29% 15% 10% 904
Not at all important 45% 28% 16% 11% 883

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,957. 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 52% 5% 14% 10% 19% 3,957
Somewhat important 48% 8% 13% 6% 24% 2,179
Not too important 49% 8% 12% 6% 25% 904
Not at all important 42% 9% 10% 4% 35% 886

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,962. 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% 3,962
Somewhat important 30% 70% 2,177
Not too important 27% 73% 906
Not at all important 22% 78% 882

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 57% 33% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2,190
Not too important 21% 40% 18% 1% 15% 5% 908
Not at all important 13% 13% 13% < 1% 56% 6% 889

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 31% 13% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 13% 53% 34% < 1% 2,190
Not too important 3% 32% 66% < 1% 908
Not at all important 1% 8% 91% < 1% 889

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 15% 3% 4% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 34% 28% 12% 25% 1% 2,190
Not too important 10% 10% 12% 68% < 1% 908
Not at all important 6% 4% 3% 87% < 1% 889

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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 35% 12% 10% 43% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 6% 5% 8% 81% < 1% 2,190
Not too important 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 908
Not at all important 3% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 889

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 6% 3% 49% 2% 3,973
Somewhat important 16% 6% 4% 73% 1% 2,190
Not too important 8% 6% 3% 82% 1% 908
Not at all important 11% 3% 3% 82% 1% 889

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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 68% 11% 7% 12% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 31% 18% 15% 35% 1% 2,190
Not too important 18% 10% 13% 58% 1% 908
Not at all important 20% 7% 7% 65% 2% 889

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 5% 36% 4% 2% 3,973
Somewhat important 15% 8% 67% 8% 2% 2,190
Not too important 5% 9% 71% 13% 1% 908
Not at all important 3% 10% 66% 19% 2% 889

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 1% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 28% 71% 1% 1% 2,190
Not too important 24% 74% 1% 1% 908
Not at all important 21% 77% 1% 1% 889

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 12% 7% 30% 1% 3,973
Somewhat important 11% 9% 10% 70% < 1% 2,190
Not too important 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 908
Not at all important 2% 2% 1% 94% < 1% 889

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 28% 4% 8% 6% 3,973
Somewhat important 20% 38% 2% 31% 9% 2,190
Not too important 9% 21% < 1% 62% 8% 908
Not at all important 4% 7% < 1% 82% 7% 889

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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 90% 5% 5% 3,973
Somewhat important 83% 12% 6% 2,190
Not too important 54% 36% 11% 908
Not at all important 25% 68% 6% 889

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 15% 7% 3,973
Somewhat important 61% 31% 7% 2,190
Not too important 41% 51% 8% 908
Not at all important 18% 75% 6% 889

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 18% 41% 3,973
Somewhat important 38% 21% 41% 2,190
Not too important 37% 20% 43% 908
Not at all important 27% 27% 46% 889

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 29% 16% 8% 3,973
Somewhat important 33% 37% 22% 8% 2,190
Not too important 28% 38% 26% 8% 908
Not at all important 18% 32% 37% 12% 889

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 43% 3% 4% 3,973
Somewhat important 50% 43% 3% 4% 2,190
Not too important 54% 42% 2% 2% 908
Not at all important 52% 41% 2% 5% 889

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 44% 4% 2% 3,973
Somewhat important 50% 44% 4% 2% 2,190
Not too important 51% 45% 3% 1% 908
Not at all important 44% 51% 4% 2% 889

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 5% 3,973
Somewhat important 63% 33% 4% 2,190
Not too important 71% 25% 4% 908
Not at all important 77% 19% 4% 889

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 3,973
Somewhat important 70% 23% 4% 3% 2,190
Not too important 77% 17% 2% 3% 908
Not at all important 82% 13% 3% 2% 889

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,973. 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% 57% 10% 3,973
Somewhat important 59% 32% 9% 2,190
Not too important 70% 23% 6% 908
Not at all important 77% 15% 8% 889

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 49% 3% 3% 3,973
Somewhat important 42% 53% 3% 3% 2,190
Not too important 39% 57% 1% 2% 908
Not at all important 34% 61% 1% 3% 889

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by importance of religion

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 3,973. 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% 26% 3% 51% 6% 3,973
Somewhat important 35% 27% 4% 32% 3% 2,190
Not too important 58% 16% 4% 19% 3% 908
Not at all important 68% 10% 3% 15% 4% 889