Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 33% 11% 18% 6% 33% 160
Mainline Protestant 50% 7% 18% 8% 17% 135
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 11% 11% 3% 37% 3,223

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,683. 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.
Married 8% 45% 27% 19% 1,683
Living with a partner 39% 42% 14% 4% 408
Divorced/separated 8% 38% 35% 19% 519
Widowed 3% 12% 24% 61% 177
Never married 66% 26% 6% 2% 1,106

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,683. 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.
Married 2% 14% 37% 34% 12% 1% 1,683
Living with a partner 20% 33% 29% 16% 3% < 1% 408
Divorced/separated 2% 10% 34% 43% 10% 1% 519
Widowed < 1% 3% 12% 36% 40% 9% 177
Never married 49% 26% 17% 7% 1% < 1% 1,106

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 61% 39% 1,712
Living with a partner 60% 40% 415
Divorced/separated 62% 38% 528
Widowed 50% 50% 181
Never married 67% 33% 1,113

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,680. 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.
Married 83% 2% 4% 7% 3% 1,680
Living with a partner 82% 3% 2% 9% 4% 408
Divorced/separated 80% 4% 2% 10% 3% 519
Widowed 79% 7% 1% 8% 6% 177
Never married 67% 7% 7% 15% 4% 1,106

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,697. 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.
Married 14% 10% 77% 1,697
Living with a partner 10% 12% 79% 412
Divorced/separated 10% 10% 80% 522
Widowed 10% 14% 76% 180
Never married 12% 19% 70% 1,090

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,541. 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.
Married 11% 13% 34% 42% 1,541
Living with a partner 33% 19% 25% 23% 393
Divorced/separated 39% 19% 27% 14% 483
Widowed 48% 19% 22% 11% 154
Never married 35% 24% 24% 17% 1,009

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,702. 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.
Married 24% 27% 25% 24% 1,702
Living with a partner 25% 33% 27% 15% 415
Divorced/separated 32% 36% 18% 14% 526
Widowed 39% 27% 18% 17% 181
Never married 41% 34% 17% 7% 1,110

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,702. 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.
Married 38% 62% 1,702
Living with a partner 22% 78% 413
Divorced/separated 22% 78% 528
Widowed 5% 95% 180
Never married 8% 92% 1,113

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say they…

Marital status 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 = 1,712. 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.
Married 12% 13% 10% < 1% 58% 7% 1,712
Living with a partner 11% 12% 9% < 1% 61% 6% 415
Divorced/separated 23% 14% 9% < 1% 45% 8% 528
Widowed 28% 9% 14% 4% 39% 5% 181
Never married 12% 11% 12% 1% 58% 7% 1,113

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 2% 9% 90% < 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 1% 9% 89% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 2% 11% 87% < 1% 528
Widowed 2% 7% 91% < 1% 181
Never married 2% 12% 86% < 1% 1,113

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 7% 3% 3% 85% < 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 8% 3% 3% 86% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 15% 8% 2% 75% 1% 528
Widowed 14% 11% 3% 72% 1% 181
Never married 7% 4% 4% 84% < 1% 1,113

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 2% < 1% 1% 97% < 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 1% 1% 2% 96% 1% 415
Divorced/separated 5% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 528
Widowed 3% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 181
Never married 3% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 1,113

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 22% 8% 5% 64% 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 27% 7% 5% 60% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 32% 10% 5% 52% 1% 528
Widowed 33% 8% 2% 55% 1% 181
Never married 21% 8% 4% 66% 1% 1,113

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 39% 11% 10% 38% 2% 1,712
Living with a partner 38% 16% 10% 34% 2% 415
Divorced/separated 33% 14% 10% 39% 3% 528
Widowed 37% 11% 5% 45% 3% 181
Never married 33% 16% 7% 41% 2% 1,113

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 44% 14% 14% 27% 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 51% 17% 12% 20% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 53% 13% 12% 21% 1% 528
Widowed 44% 6% 15% 35% 1% 181
Never married 48% 17% 11% 24% 1% 1,113

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 2% 17% 54% 26% 2% 1,712
Living with a partner 2% 17% 59% 21% 1% 415
Divorced/separated 2% 21% 53% 20% 3% 528
Widowed 3% 17% 67% 11% 1% 181
Never married 2% 20% 53% 23% 2% 1,113

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say…

Marital status 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 = 1,712. 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.
Married 20% 79% 1% 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 14% 84% 1% 1% 415
Divorced/separated 19% 80% 1% < 1% 528
Widowed 19% 78% 2% < 1% 181
Never married 16% 82% 1% 1% 1,113

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 3% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 3% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 8% 3% 3% 85% < 1% 528
Widowed 6% 4% 2% 89% < 1% 181
Never married 5% 4% 3% 88% < 1% 1,113

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status 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 = 1,712. 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.
Married 1% 3% < 1% 90% 5% 1,712
Living with a partner 3% 3% < 1% 90% 4% 415
Divorced/separated 4% 6% 1% 84% 4% 528
Widowed 4% 9% 1% 78% 8% 181
Never married 5% 4% < 1% 87% 4% 1,113

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 13% 80% 6% 1,712
Living with a partner 15% 78% 7% 415
Divorced/separated 18% 75% 6% 528
Widowed 23% 69% 8% 181
Never married 20% 72% 8% 1,113

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 8% 86% 6% 1,712
Living with a partner 9% 86% 5% 415
Divorced/separated 14% 80% 6% 528
Widowed 16% 80% 5% 181
Never married 15% 78% 7% 1,113

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 25% 15% 60% 1,712
Living with a partner 15% 20% 65% 415
Divorced/separated 18% 23% 59% 528
Widowed 22% 19% 59% 181
Never married 18% 24% 59% 1,113

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 15% 34% 46% 6% 1,712
Living with a partner 11% 27% 56% 6% 415
Divorced/separated 18% 30% 47% 6% 528
Widowed 20% 30% 40% 11% 181
Never married 12% 33% 46% 9% 1,113

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 49% 43% 4% 3% 1,712
Living with a partner 44% 47% 3% 6% 415
Divorced/separated 43% 48% 3% 5% 528
Widowed 43% 42% 8% 7% 181
Never married 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,113

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 35% 60% 4% 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 29% 67% 3% 1% 415
Divorced/separated 26% 70% 3% 2% 528
Widowed 36% 56% 4% 4% 181
Never married 35% 60% 4% 2% 1,113

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 85% 12% 3% 1,712
Living with a partner 84% 11% 5% 415
Divorced/separated 81% 17% 2% 528
Widowed 77% 17% 6% 181
Never married 79% 18% 3% 1,113

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 88% 8% 2% 1% 1,712
Living with a partner 94% 4% 1% < 1% 415
Divorced/separated 83% 10% 3% 4% 528
Widowed 75% 16% 9% < 1% 181
Never married 87% 9% 2% 2% 1,113

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Married 86% 10% 4% 1,712
Living with a partner 91% 5% 4% 415
Divorced/separated 78% 15% 6% 528
Widowed 67% 22% 10% 181
Never married 85% 10% 5% 1,113

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say…

Marital status 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 = 1,712. 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.
Married 23% 74% 2% 2% 1,712
Living with a partner 19% 78% 1% 2% 415
Divorced/separated 25% 71% 3% 1% 528
Widowed 30% 64% 2% 4% 181
Never married 24% 71% 2% 3% 1,113

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 1,712. 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.
Married 81% 7% 3% 8% 2% 1,712
Living with a partner 84% 7% 3% 5% 2% 415
Divorced/separated 68% 11% 4% 16% 2% 528
Widowed 72% 6% 2% 19% 1% 181
Never married 75% 9% 3% 9% 3% 1,113