Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of less than $30,000

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,845. 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 58% 24% 9% 9% 1% 8,845
2007 64% 23% 7% 5% 1% 8,068

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by religious group

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 63% 28% 6% 2% < 1% 1,812
Evangelical Protestant 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 2,370
Historically Black Protestant 86% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 791
Jehovah's Witness 85% 13% < 1% < 1% 2% 102
Mainline Protestant 58% 32% 7% 3% 1% 1,208
Mormon 85% 12% 3% 1% < 1% 131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 27% 22% 30% 1% 1,852

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,213. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 20% 31% 27% 23% 5,213
Somewhat important 31% 31% 23% 15% 1,942
Not too important 42% 30% 16% 12% 753
Not at all important 46% 28% 14% 12% 786

Generational cohort among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,213. 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% 15% 25% 32% 16% 2% 5,213
Somewhat important 18% 19% 24% 27% 10% 1% 1,942
Not too important 27% 25% 21% 19% 8% 1% 753
Not at all important 27% 26% 20% 18% 8% < 1% 786

Gender composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 38% 62% 5,273
Somewhat important 44% 56% 1,952
Not too important 52% 48% 754
Not at all important 59% 41% 790

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,226. 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% 22% 2% 25% 4% 5,226
Somewhat important 57% 11% 3% 24% 5% 1,941
Not too important 68% 9% 4% 14% 5% 746
Not at all important 72% 6% 3% 14% 5% 779

Immigrant status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,186. 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% 8% 70% 5,186
Somewhat important 18% 12% 71% 1,913
Not too important 13% 14% 73% 740
Not at all important 12% 14% 74% 774

Educational distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,258. 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% 6% 2% 5,258
Somewhat important 62% 29% 6% 3% 1,947
Not too important 49% 36% 10% 5% 750
Not at all important 48% 37% 10% 4% 787

Marital status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,259. 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% 8% 21% 13% 26% 5,259
Somewhat important 25% 13% 19% 8% 35% 1,947
Not too important 19% 11% 18% 5% 47% 749
Not at all important 16% 15% 18% 5% 46% 786

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,265. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 30% 70% 5,265
Somewhat important 27% 73% 1,951
Not too important 23% 77% 751
Not at all important 21% 79% 786

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 53% 35% 7% 1% 2% 2% 1,952
Not too important 26% 33% 18% 1% 17% 5% 754
Not at all important 19% 13% 11% 1% 50% 6% 790

Attendance at religious services among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 30% 15% 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 13% 49% 37% 1% 1,952
Not too important 4% 29% 66% < 1% 754
Not at all important 2% 10% 88% < 1% 790

Frequency of prayer among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. 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% 12% 2% 4% 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 42% 27% 10% 20% 1% 1,952
Not too important 18% 14% 11% 57% < 1% 754
Not at all important 10% 7% 5% 77% < 1% 790

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 42% 14% 9% 35% 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 8% 9% 9% 73% < 1% 1,952
Not too important 2% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 754
Not at all important 3% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 790

Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 8% 3% 30% 2% 5,273
Somewhat important 31% 10% 6% 52% 1% 1,952
Not too important 25% 11% 4% 59% 1% 754
Not at all important 24% 8% 4% 62% 1% 790

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 11% 6% 7% 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 44% 20% 13% 22% 1% 1,952
Not too important 29% 19% 15% 37% 1% 754
Not at all important 34% 13% 7% 45% 2% 790

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 13% 10% 24% 2% 5,273
Somewhat important 43% 16% 13% 27% 1% 1,952
Not too important 43% 14% 13% 30% 1% 754
Not at all important 46% 15% 9% 29% 1% 790

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 7% 34% 5% 2% 5,273
Somewhat important 16% 12% 59% 11% 2% 1,952
Not too important 5% 17% 63% 14% 1% 754
Not at all important 3% 17% 60% 19% 2% 790

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 63% 2% 2% 5,273
Somewhat important 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,952
Not too important 19% 78% 2% 1% 754
Not at all important 17% 81% 1% 1% 790

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 12% 7% 21% 1% 5,273
Somewhat important 17% 14% 13% 55% 1% 1,952
Not too important 7% 6% 7% 80% < 1% 754
Not at all important 7% 3% 3% 86% < 1% 790

Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 23% 3% 10% 6% 5,273
Somewhat important 22% 32% 2% 36% 8% 1,952
Not too important 10% 18% 1% 60% 12% 754
Not at all important 6% 7% < 1% 82% 5% 790

Belief in Heaven among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. 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% 5,273
Somewhat important 78% 14% 8% 1,952
Not too important 51% 37% 12% 754
Not at all important 23% 69% 8% 790

Belief in Hell among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. 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 75% 17% 7% 5,273
Somewhat important 60% 31% 9% 1,952
Not too important 38% 52% 10% 754
Not at all important 19% 75% 6% 790

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 30% 21% 49% 5,273
Somewhat important 25% 24% 51% 1,952
Not too important 23% 25% 52% 754
Not at all important 16% 29% 55% 790

Political ideology among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. 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% 30% 22% 8% 5,273
Somewhat important 27% 37% 29% 7% 1,952
Not too important 19% 39% 34% 8% 754
Not at all important 16% 28% 45% 11% 790

Views about size of government among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 58% 3% 4% 5,273
Somewhat important 39% 55% 3% 3% 1,952
Not too important 42% 51% 3% 4% 754
Not at all important 43% 48% 4% 5% 790

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 57% 4% 3% 5,273
Somewhat important 34% 60% 3% 2% 1,952
Not too important 34% 61% 5% 1% 754
Not at all important 31% 64% 4% 2% 790

Views about abortion among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 58% 5% 5,273
Somewhat important 59% 37% 4% 1,952
Not too important 73% 25% 3% 754
Not at all important 73% 22% 4% 790

Views about homosexuality among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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% 44% 4% 4% 5,273
Somewhat important 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,952
Not too important 80% 15% 3% 2% 754
Not at all important 85% 10% 3% 2% 790

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,273. 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% 54% 9% 5,273
Somewhat important 63% 28% 8% 1,952
Not too important 75% 20% 5% 754
Not at all important 79% 14% 6% 790

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 42% 51% 2% 5% 5,273
Somewhat important 37% 57% 2% 4% 1,952
Not too important 34% 62% 1% 3% 754
Not at all important 25% 70% 2% 3% 790

Views about human evolution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 5,273. 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 17% 27% 3% 48% 6% 5,273
Somewhat important 34% 28% 5% 30% 4% 1,952
Not too important 58% 16% 5% 17% 4% 754
Not at all important 67% 11% 4% 13% 4% 790