Importance of religion in one's life among adults living with a partner

% of adults living with a partner who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,128. 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 36% 33% 14% 17% < 1% 2,128
2007 41% 34% 13% 12% 1% 1,753

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults living with a partner by religious group

% of adults living with a partner 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 51% 38% 8% 3% < 1% 455
Evangelical Protestant 61% 34% 4% 1% 1% 333
Mainline Protestant 41% 43% 13% 3% < 1% 261
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 28% 22% 39% 1% 779

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 723. 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 29% 45% 20% 7% 723
Somewhat important 41% 40% 15% 5% 651
Not too important 39% 39% 17% 5% 310
Not at all important 39% 42% 14% 4% 408

Generational cohort among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 723. 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% 25% 33% 22% 4% < 1% 723
Somewhat important 19% 32% 29% 17% 2% < 1% 651
Not too important 20% 27% 32% 19% 3% < 1% 310
Not at all important 20% 33% 29% 16% 3% < 1% 408

Gender composition among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 730. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 43% 57% 730
Somewhat important 46% 54% 656
Not too important 58% 42% 315
Not at all important 60% 40% 415

Racial and ethnic composition among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 43% 17% 2% 33% 5% 727
Somewhat important 60% 11% 3% 22% 5% 650
Not too important 77% 5% 2% 12% 5% 315
Not at all important 82% 3% 2% 9% 4% 408

Immigrant status among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 718. 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 25% 9% 65% 718
Somewhat important 15% 12% 73% 650
Not too important 11% 13% 76% 310
Not at all important 10% 12% 79% 412

Income distribution among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 670. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 56% 22% 15% 8% 670
Somewhat important 43% 24% 21% 12% 599
Not too important 30% 25% 29% 15% 293
Not at all important 33% 19% 25% 23% 393

Educational distribution among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 723. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 51% 34% 10% 5% 723
Somewhat important 46% 35% 13% 6% 652
Not too important 32% 34% 21% 14% 314
Not at all important 25% 33% 27% 15% 415

Parent of children under 18 among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 730. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 43% 57% 730
Somewhat important 37% 63% 654
Not too important 25% 75% 314
Not at all important 22% 78% 413

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 18% 1% 1% 1% 1% 730
Somewhat important 48% 39% 9% 1% 2% 1% 656
Not too important 14% 40% 18% < 1% 23% 5% 315
Not at all important 11% 12% 9% < 1% 61% 6% 415

Attendance at religious services among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 45% 17% < 1% 730
Somewhat important 7% 49% 43% < 1% 656
Not too important 2% 32% 66% < 1% 315
Not at all important 1% 9% 89% < 1% 415

Frequency of prayer among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 16% 4% 4% < 1% 730
Somewhat important 39% 24% 15% 23% < 1% 656
Not too important 11% 15% 11% 64% < 1% 315
Not at all important 8% 3% 3% 86% < 1% 415

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 14% 12% 45% < 1% 730
Somewhat important 6% 8% 8% 78% < 1% 656
Not too important 1% 3% 2% 94% < 1% 315
Not at all important 1% 1% 2% 96% 1% 415

Frequency of meditation among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 9% 4% 35% 2% 730
Somewhat important 29% 11% 6% 54% < 1% 656
Not too important 23% 11% 8% 57% < 1% 315
Not at all important 27% 7% 5% 60% < 1% 415

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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 71% 13% 6% 9% 1% 730
Somewhat important 43% 22% 14% 20% 1% 656
Not too important 38% 17% 12% 32% 1% 315
Not at all important 38% 16% 10% 34% 2% 415

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 12% 22% 2% 730
Somewhat important 44% 18% 15% 22% 1% 656
Not too important 44% 18% 16% 22% < 1% 315
Not at all important 51% 17% 12% 20% < 1% 415

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 11% 43% 7% 2% 730
Somewhat important 12% 13% 63% 10% 2% 656
Not too important 3% 22% 62% 12% 1% 315
Not at all important 2% 17% 59% 21% 1% 415

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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 28% 70% 1% 1% 730
Somewhat important 22% 76% 1% < 1% 656
Not too important 25% 73% 1% < 1% 315
Not at all important 14% 84% 1% 1% 415

Frequency of reading scripture among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 46% 16% 9% 28% 1% 730
Somewhat important 13% 12% 11% 64% < 1% 656
Not too important 3% 6% 4% 86% < 1% 315
Not at all important 3% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 415

Interpreting scripture among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 27% 2% 19% 9% 730
Somewhat important 15% 28% 1% 46% 10% 656
Not too important 5% 11% < 1% 76% 8% 315
Not at all important 3% 3% < 1% 90% 4% 415

Belief in Heaven among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 9% 4% 730
Somewhat important 74% 18% 8% 656
Not too important 46% 46% 8% 315
Not at all important 15% 78% 7% 415

Belief in Hell among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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 71% 22% 8% 730
Somewhat important 55% 36% 9% 656
Not too important 32% 62% 7% 315
Not at all important 9% 86% 5% 415

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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 29% 22% 49% 730
Somewhat important 26% 24% 50% 656
Not too important 27% 25% 48% 315
Not at all important 15% 20% 65% 415

Political ideology among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 32% 27% 7% 730
Somewhat important 25% 39% 30% 6% 656
Not too important 18% 39% 36% 6% 315
Not at all important 11% 27% 56% 6% 415

Views about size of government among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 3% 3% 730
Somewhat important 43% 51% 3% 3% 656
Not too important 48% 44% 4% 4% 315
Not at all important 44% 47% 3% 6% 415

Views about government aid to the poor among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 59% 5% 2% 730
Somewhat important 39% 55% 4% 1% 656
Not too important 43% 52% 4% 1% 315
Not at all important 29% 67% 3% 1% 415

Views about abortion among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 48% 4% 730
Somewhat important 64% 32% 4% 656
Not too important 80% 17% 2% 315
Not at all important 84% 11% 5% 415

Views about homosexuality among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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 66% 26% 6% 2% 730
Somewhat important 82% 12% 3% 3% 656
Not too important 88% 10% 1% 1% 315
Not at all important 94% 4% 1% < 1% 415

Views about same-sex marriage among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 34% 7% 730
Somewhat important 75% 19% 6% 656
Not too important 80% 14% 6% 315
Not at all important 91% 5% 4% 415

Views about environmental regulation among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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 = 730. 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% 60% 2% 2% 730
Somewhat important 36% 59% 3% 2% 656
Not too important 26% 71% 2% 1% 315
Not at all important 19% 78% 1% 2% 415

Views about human evolution among adults living with a partner by importance of religion

% of adults living with a partner 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
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Very important 21% 37% 3% 35% 3% 730
Somewhat important 41% 28% 4% 24% 3% 656
Not too important 72% 15% 4% 8% 1% 315
Not at all important 84% 7% 3% 5% 2% 415