Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,947. 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 23% 29% 22% 26% 1% 11,947

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by religious group

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 191. 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.
Buddhist 30% 40% 16% 12% 3% 191
Catholic 39% 41% 15% 5% < 1% 2,167
Evangelical Protestant 53% 37% 7% 2% 1% 870
Hindu 20% 54% 21% 4% < 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 69% 26% 4% 1% < 1% 302
Jewish 16% 43% 28% 13% < 1% 536
Mainline Protestant 29% 44% 22% 5% < 1% 1,876
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 16% 29% 50% < 1% 5,120

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,545. 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% 35% 26% 18% 2,545
Somewhat important 30% 36% 22% 12% 3,361
Not too important 35% 35% 20% 11% 2,647
Not at all important 33% 37% 18% 12% 3,140

Generational cohort among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,545. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 12% 14% 29% 32% 11% 2% 2,545
Somewhat important 19% 18% 28% 26% 7% 1% 3,361
Not too important 24% 19% 26% 24% 6% 1% 2,647
Not at all important 22% 20% 28% 23% 7% < 1% 3,140

Gender composition among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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% 58% 2,596
Somewhat important 53% 47% 3,415
Not too important 56% 44% 2,674
Not at all important 63% 37% 3,181

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,575. 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% 16% 4% 25% 4% 2,575
Somewhat important 68% 6% 6% 15% 4% 3,376
Not too important 78% 4% 6% 9% 4% 2,654
Not at all important 81% 3% 5% 8% 3% 3,140

Immigrant status among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 24% 10% 66% 2,563
Somewhat important 15% 14% 71% 3,378
Not too important 11% 14% 75% 2,647
Not at all important 11% 13% 75% 3,153

Income distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,272. 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 45% 18% 22% 16% 2,272
Somewhat important 28% 18% 29% 24% 3,062
Not too important 23% 20% 30% 28% 2,430
Not at all important 23% 17% 31% 29% 2,920

Educational distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,581. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 47% 25% 16% 13% 2,581
Somewhat important 35% 29% 21% 15% 3,399
Not too important 27% 32% 24% 16% 2,667
Not at all important 26% 31% 25% 18% 3,171

Marital status among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,586. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 47% 8% 15% 7% 23% 2,586
Somewhat important 45% 11% 10% 4% 31% 3,406
Not too important 42% 10% 9% 3% 36% 2,663
Not at all important 40% 12% 10% 3% 35% 3,171

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,591. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 34% 66% 2,591
Somewhat important 30% 70% 3,401
Not too important 24% 76% 2,669
Not at all important 22% 78% 3,171

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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 73% 20% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 37% 43% 10% 1% 6% 3% 3,415
Not too important 11% 34% 21% < 1% 25% 8% 2,674
Not at all important 6% 11% 10% 1% 65% 7% 3,181

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 38% 16% < 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 11% 56% 33% < 1% 3,415
Not too important 2% 33% 65% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 1% 8% 91% < 1% 3,181

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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 70% 19% 4% 7% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 28% 28% 13% 30% 1% 3,415
Not too important 9% 10% 10% 71% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 4% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 3,181

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 14% 11% 47% < 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 5% 7% 8% 80% < 1% 3,415
Not too important 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 3,181

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 10% 4% 35% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 28% 11% 7% 55% < 1% 3,415
Not too important 20% 11% 6% 62% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 21% 8% 5% 65% < 1% 3,181

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 68% 14% 9% 8% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 40% 22% 16% 22% 1% 3,415
Not too important 32% 19% 15% 34% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 34% 15% 9% 40% 2% 3,181

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 14% 12% 23% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 42% 18% 16% 25% < 1% 3,415
Not too important 41% 21% 16% 22% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 48% 17% 13% 22% 1% 3,181

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 12% 44% 11% 2% 2,596
Somewhat important 7% 17% 60% 14% 2% 3,415
Not too important 2% 21% 60% 17% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 1% 19% 53% 26% 2% 3,181

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 70% 1% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 22% 76% 1% 1% 3,415
Not too important 18% 80% 1% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 17% 82% 1% 1% 3,181

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 15% 12% 33% 1% 2,596
Somewhat important 9% 10% 12% 69% < 1% 3,415
Not too important 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,674
Not at all important 1% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 3,181

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 30% 2% 25% 7% 2,596
Somewhat important 8% 25% 1% 58% 8% 3,415
Not too important 2% 9% < 1% 83% 6% 2,674
Not at all important 1% 1% < 1% 95% 3% 3,181

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 81% 14% 5% 2,596
Somewhat important 65% 27% 9% 3,415
Not too important 34% 54% 12% 2,674
Not at all important 10% 84% 6% 3,181

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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 62% 30% 7% 2,596
Somewhat important 45% 47% 8% 3,415
Not too important 22% 69% 9% 2,674
Not at all important 6% 89% 5% 3,181

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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 26% 19% 56% 2,596
Somewhat important 30% 17% 53% 3,415
Not too important 26% 15% 59% 2,674
Not at all important 18% 16% 65% 3,181

Political ideology among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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 31% 35% 29% 6% 2,596
Somewhat important 21% 41% 34% 4% 3,415
Not too important 16% 40% 40% 4% 2,674
Not at all important 12% 32% 51% 5% 3,181

Views about size of government among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 37% 57% 3% 3% 2,596
Somewhat important 47% 46% 3% 3% 3,415
Not too important 49% 45% 3% 4% 2,674
Not at all important 45% 48% 4% 3% 3,181

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 58% 3% 2% 2,596
Somewhat important 40% 57% 3% 1% 3,415
Not too important 35% 61% 3% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 31% 65% 3% 1% 3,181

Views about abortion among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 43% 3% 2,596
Somewhat important 74% 24% 3% 3,415
Not too important 85% 13% 2% 2,674
Not at all important 87% 10% 2% 3,181

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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 69% 25% 3% 2% 2,596
Somewhat important 85% 11% 2% 2% 3,415
Not too important 91% 7% 1% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 93% 5% 2% 1% 3,181

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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% 36% 6% 2,596
Somewhat important 77% 17% 6% 3,415
Not too important 87% 10% 3% 2,674
Not at all important 90% 7% 3% 3,181

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by importance of religion

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 2,596. 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% 61% 1% 2% 2,596
Somewhat important 29% 68% 2% 1% 3,415
Not too important 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,674
Not at all important 19% 78% 2% 2% 3,181