Marital status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 48% 10% 13% 5% 25% 2,219
Evangelical Protestant 44% 9% 16% 6% 24% 1,379
Historically Black Protestant 27% 10% 14% 7% 42% 227
Jewish 58% 7% 7% 6% 22% 311
Mainline Protestant 53% 7% 12% 7% 21% 1,983
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 15% 12% 3% 34% 1,493

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,996. 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% 43% 33% 18% 3,996
Living with a partner 41% 40% 15% 5% 651
Divorced/separated 5% 39% 40% 16% 1,106
Widowed < 1% 11% 26% 63% 595
Never married 65% 24% 9% 2% 1,807

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,996. 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% 12% 36% 40% 10% 1% 3,996
Living with a partner 19% 32% 29% 17% 2% < 1% 651
Divorced/separated 2% 8% 35% 46% 10% < 1% 1,106
Widowed < 1% 1% 10% 35% 45% 9% 595
Never married 49% 24% 16% 11% 1% < 1% 1,807

Gender composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 53% 47% 4,060
Living with a partner 46% 54% 656
Divorced/separated 49% 51% 1,127
Widowed 30% 70% 615
Never married 56% 44% 1,822

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,013. 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 77% 4% 5% 11% 3% 4,013
Living with a partner 60% 11% 3% 22% 5% 650
Divorced/separated 73% 7% 1% 15% 4% 1,108
Widowed 81% 6% 3% 8% 3% 610
Never married 55% 12% 6% 21% 5% 1,799

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,023. 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% 8% 76% 4,023
Living with a partner 15% 12% 73% 650
Divorced/separated 12% 8% 80% 1,109
Widowed 9% 12% 79% 599
Never married 14% 18% 68% 1,795

Income distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 3,590. 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 18% 18% 34% 30% 3,590
Living with a partner 43% 24% 21% 12% 599
Divorced/separated 47% 23% 20% 10% 1,047
Widowed 54% 23% 15% 8% 523
Never married 43% 21% 22% 13% 1,606

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,041. 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 34% 29% 22% 15% 4,041
Living with a partner 46% 35% 13% 6% 652
Divorced/separated 48% 33% 12% 7% 1,118
Widowed 56% 26% 10% 8% 611
Never married 45% 36% 14% 5% 1,820

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,041. 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 41% 59% 4,041
Living with a partner 37% 63% 654
Divorced/separated 27% 73% 1,127
Widowed 6% 94% 615
Never married 12% 88% 1,819

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 51% 38% 6% 1% 3% 2% 4,060
Living with a partner 48% 39% 9% 1% 2% 1% 656
Divorced/separated 55% 35% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,127
Widowed 53% 35% 6% 2% 2% 3% 615
Never married 49% 37% 8% < 1% 4% 2% 1,822

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 56% 29% < 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 7% 49% 43% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 11% 52% 37% < 1% 1,127
Widowed 17% 45% 37% 1% 615
Never married 14% 56% 29% 1% 1,822

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 37% 29% 13% 20% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 39% 24% 15% 23% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 41% 28% 11% 18% 2% 1,127
Widowed 45% 27% 9% 17% 1% 615
Never married 32% 29% 12% 26% 1% 1,822

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 7% 9% 77% < 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 6% 8% 8% 78% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 6% 7% 8% 78% 1% 1,127
Widowed 8% 5% 8% 78% 1% 615
Never married 7% 11% 10% 72% < 1% 1,822

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 27% 9% 6% 58% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 29% 11% 6% 54% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 34% 11% 5% 50% 1% 1,127
Widowed 36% 11% 4% 47% 2% 615
Never married 25% 11% 6% 57% 1% 1,822

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 41% 22% 16% 19% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 43% 22% 14% 20% 1% 656
Divorced/separated 47% 18% 13% 21% 1% 1,127
Widowed 44% 14% 15% 26% 1% 615
Never married 40% 24% 16% 19% 1% 1,822

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 34% 18% 18% 29% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 44% 18% 15% 22% 1% 656
Divorced/separated 38% 17% 15% 29% 1% 1,127
Widowed 35% 12% 17% 34% 3% 615
Never married 46% 17% 12% 24% 1% 1,822

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 12% 63% 10% 2% 4,060
Living with a partner 12% 13% 63% 10% 2% 656
Divorced/separated 16% 13% 60% 10% 2% 1,127
Widowed 14% 9% 66% 6% 5% 615
Never married 12% 17% 57% 12% 2% 1,822

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 30% 68% 1% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 22% 76% 1% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,127
Widowed 25% 73% 1% 2% 615
Never married 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,822

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 10% 13% 65% < 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 13% 12% 11% 64% < 1% 656
Divorced/separated 16% 11% 13% 58% 1% 1,127
Widowed 17% 13% 15% 54% 1% 615
Never married 14% 13% 13% 60% 1% 1,822

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 34% 2% 41% 9% 4,060
Living with a partner 15% 28% 1% 46% 10% 656
Divorced/separated 20% 32% 2% 36% 10% 1,127
Widowed 17% 36% 3% 32% 12% 615
Never married 15% 36% 1% 41% 7% 1,822

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 74% 18% 8% 4,060
Living with a partner 74% 18% 8% 656
Divorced/separated 74% 16% 10% 1,127
Widowed 79% 13% 9% 615
Never married 78% 15% 7% 1,822

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 53% 39% 8% 4,060
Living with a partner 55% 36% 9% 656
Divorced/separated 56% 34% 10% 1,127
Widowed 51% 36% 13% 615
Never married 61% 32% 7% 1,822

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 41% 17% 41% 4,060
Living with a partner 26% 24% 50% 656
Divorced/separated 34% 22% 44% 1,127
Widowed 38% 16% 46% 615
Never married 31% 18% 52% 1,822

Political ideology among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 33% 40% 23% 4% 4,060
Living with a partner 25% 39% 30% 6% 656
Divorced/separated 30% 36% 28% 6% 1,127
Widowed 31% 41% 22% 6% 615
Never married 22% 41% 30% 7% 1,822

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 59% 35% 3% 4% 4,060
Living with a partner 43% 51% 3% 3% 656
Divorced/separated 51% 42% 4% 3% 1,127
Widowed 55% 36% 5% 5% 615
Never married 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,822

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 51% 45% 3% 1% 4,060
Living with a partner 39% 55% 4% 1% 656
Divorced/separated 42% 50% 5% 2% 1,127
Widowed 44% 49% 4% 3% 615
Never married 38% 57% 3% 2% 1,822

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 66% 30% 4% 4,060
Living with a partner 64% 32% 4% 656
Divorced/separated 67% 28% 5% 1,127
Widowed 62% 31% 6% 615
Never married 63% 34% 3% 1,822

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 74% 20% 4% 3% 4,060
Living with a partner 82% 12% 3% 3% 656
Divorced/separated 71% 22% 5% 2% 1,127
Widowed 60% 29% 4% 6% 615
Never married 81% 14% 2% 2% 1,822

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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 63% 29% 8% 4,060
Living with a partner 75% 19% 6% 656
Divorced/separated 62% 29% 9% 1,127
Widowed 50% 36% 14% 615
Never married 75% 19% 7% 1,822

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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 37% 58% 2% 3% 4,060
Living with a partner 36% 59% 3% 2% 656
Divorced/separated 36% 58% 3% 3% 1,127
Widowed 43% 50% 3% 5% 615
Never married 32% 65% 1% 2% 1,822

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is somewhat 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 = 4,060. 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% 30% 5% 23% 3% 4,060
Living with a partner 41% 28% 4% 24% 3% 656
Divorced/separated 32% 31% 5% 30% 3% 1,127
Widowed 28% 28% 6% 32% 7% 615
Never married 44% 29% 4% 21% 2% 1,822