Importance of religion in one's life among divorced or separated adults

% of divorced or separated adults who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,752. 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.
2014 57% 24% 8% 10% 1% 4,752
2007 56% 27% 8% 7% 1% 4,425

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Importance of religion in one's life among divorced or separated adults by religious group

% of divorced or separated adults 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 57% 34% 6% 3% < 1% 898
Evangelical Protestant 77% 19% 2% 1% 1% 1,239
Historically Black Protestant 90% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 398
Mainline Protestant 55% 32% 8% 3% 1% 764
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 23% 22% 37% 1% 967

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,552. 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 5% 34% 42% 19% 2,552
Somewhat important 5% 39% 40% 16% 1,106
Not too important 6% 39% 38% 17% 436
Not at all important 8% 38% 35% 19% 519

Generational cohort among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,552. 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 1% 7% 31% 48% 12% < 1% 2,552
Somewhat important 2% 8% 35% 46% 10% < 1% 1,106
Not too important 1% 13% 31% 46% 8% < 1% 436
Not at all important 2% 10% 34% 43% 10% 1% 519

Gender composition among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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% 2,610
Somewhat important 49% 51% 1,127
Not too important 54% 46% 441
Not at all important 62% 38% 528

Racial and ethnic composition among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,570. 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% 22% 1% 19% 5% 2,570
Somewhat important 73% 7% 1% 15% 4% 1,108
Not too important 82% 3% 2% 11% 3% 437
Not at all important 80% 4% 2% 10% 3% 519

Immigrant status among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,563. 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 16% 7% 77% 2,563
Somewhat important 12% 8% 80% 1,109
Not too important 11% 9% 80% 437
Not at all important 10% 10% 80% 522

Income distribution among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,297. 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% 22% 15% 6% 2,297
Somewhat important 47% 23% 20% 10% 1,047
Not too important 44% 22% 25% 9% 411
Not at all important 39% 19% 27% 14% 483

Educational distribution among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,599. 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% 34% 11% 6% 2,599
Somewhat important 48% 33% 12% 7% 1,118
Not too important 34% 39% 15% 12% 437
Not at all important 32% 36% 18% 14% 526

Parent of children under 18 among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,606. 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 27% 73% 2,606
Somewhat important 27% 73% 1,127
Not too important 24% 76% 439
Not at all important 22% 78% 528

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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 88% 9% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 55% 35% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,127
Not too important 28% 36% 16% 2% 11% 7% 441
Not at all important 23% 14% 9% < 1% 45% 8% 528

Attendance at religious services among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 32% 17% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 11% 52% 37% < 1% 1,127
Not too important 3% 30% 67% < 1% 441
Not at all important 2% 11% 87% < 1% 528

Frequency of prayer among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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 83% 12% 2% 3% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 41% 28% 11% 18% 2% 1,127
Not too important 22% 14% 11% 53% < 1% 441
Not at all important 15% 8% 2% 75% 1% 528

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 13% 9% 37% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 6% 7% 8% 78% 1% 1,127
Not too important 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 441
Not at all important 5% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 528

Frequency of meditation among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 59% 6% 3% 30% 2% 2,610
Somewhat important 34% 11% 5% 50% 1% 1,127
Not too important 26% 15% 6% 53% < 1% 441
Not at all important 32% 10% 5% 52% 1% 528

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 47% 18% 13% 21% 1% 1,127
Not too important 35% 14% 14% 35% 2% 441
Not at all important 33% 14% 10% 39% 3% 528

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 9% 23% 2% 2,610
Somewhat important 38% 17% 15% 29% 1% 1,127
Not too important 38% 18% 13% 30% 1% 441
Not at all important 53% 13% 12% 21% 1% 528

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 6% 35% 5% 3% 2,610
Somewhat important 16% 13% 60% 10% 2% 1,127
Not too important 4% 19% 70% 6% 1% 441
Not at all important 2% 21% 53% 20% 3% 528

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 62% 2% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,127
Not too important 18% 79% 2% 1% 441
Not at all important 19% 80% 1% < 1% 528

Frequency of reading scripture among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 59% 13% 7% 21% 1% 2,610
Somewhat important 16% 11% 13% 58% 1% 1,127
Not too important 7% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 441
Not at all important 8% 3% 3% 85% < 1% 528

Interpreting scripture among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 26% 4% 11% 7% 2,610
Somewhat important 20% 32% 2% 36% 10% 1,127
Not too important 4% 18% 1% 68% 9% 441
Not at all important 4% 6% 1% 84% 4% 528

Belief in Heaven among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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 87% 7% 6% 2,610
Somewhat important 74% 16% 10% 1,127
Not too important 41% 48% 10% 441
Not at all important 18% 75% 6% 528

Belief in Hell among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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% 18% 8% 2,610
Somewhat important 56% 34% 10% 1,127
Not too important 28% 62% 10% 441
Not at all important 14% 80% 6% 528

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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% 19% 48% 2,610
Somewhat important 34% 22% 44% 1,127
Not too important 29% 22% 48% 441
Not at all important 18% 23% 59% 528

Political ideology among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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% 30% 21% 8% 2,610
Somewhat important 30% 36% 28% 6% 1,127
Not too important 19% 37% 36% 8% 441
Not at all important 18% 30% 47% 6% 528

Views about size of government among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 51% 3% 4% 2,610
Somewhat important 51% 42% 4% 3% 1,127
Not too important 52% 42% 2% 3% 441
Not at all important 43% 48% 3% 5% 528

Views about government aid to the poor among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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 39% 54% 4% 2% 2,610
Somewhat important 42% 50% 5% 2% 1,127
Not too important 38% 57% 3% 2% 441
Not at all important 26% 70% 3% 2% 528

Views about abortion among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 53% 5% 2,610
Somewhat important 67% 28% 5% 1,127
Not too important 76% 20% 4% 441
Not at all important 81% 17% 2% 528

Views about homosexuality among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 42% 4% 4% 2,610
Somewhat important 71% 22% 5% 2% 1,127
Not too important 78% 16% 5% 2% 441
Not at all important 83% 10% 3% 4% 528

Views about same-sex marriage among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,610. 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% 54% 9% 2,610
Somewhat important 62% 29% 9% 1,127
Not too important 72% 20% 8% 441
Not at all important 78% 15% 6% 528

Views about environmental regulation among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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 39% 54% 2% 4% 2,610
Somewhat important 36% 58% 3% 3% 1,127
Not too important 36% 60% 1% 3% 441
Not at all important 25% 71% 3% 1% 528

Views about human evolution among divorced or separated adults by importance of religion

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 2,610. 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% 28% 2% 48% 6% 2,610
Somewhat important 32% 31% 5% 30% 3% 1,127
Not too important 60% 20% 6% 11% 3% 441
Not at all important 68% 11% 4% 16% 2% 528