Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Los Angeles metro area

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,076. 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 47% 28% 12% 12% 1% 1,076

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 60% 34% 4% 1% < 1% 290
Evangelical Protestant 78% 15% 5% < 1% 2% 196
Mainline Protestant 52% 38% 9% 1% 1% 121
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 18% 29% 41% 1% 275

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 482. 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 17% 39% 28% 17% 482
Somewhat important 26% 38% 23% 13% 276
Not too important 41% 34% 19% 7% 133
Not at all important 35% 35% 14% 15% 151

Generational cohort among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 482. 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 10% 14% 32% 31% 13% 1% 482
Somewhat important 16% 17% 32% 27% 8% < 1% 276
Not too important 30% 15% 29% 20% 5% < 1% 133
Not at all important 26% 17% 28% 19% 10% < 1% 151

Gender composition among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 38% 62% 496
Somewhat important 57% 43% 280
Not too important 57% 43% 134
Not at all important 63% 37% 153

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 486. 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% 10% 7% 53% 3% 486
Somewhat important 33% 5% 21% 41% 1% 276
Not too important 52% 2% 19% 25% 2% 134
Not at all important 52% 4% 27% 15% 2% 152

Immigrant status among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 46% 16% 39% 485
Somewhat important 41% 23% 36% 278
Not too important 22% 24% 54% 133
Not at all important 31% 26% 44% 151

Income distribution among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 421. 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% 17% 22% 16% 421
Somewhat important 35% 18% 23% 24% 246
Not too important 23% 13% 23% 41% 113
Not at all important 14% 16% 24% 46% 138

Educational distribution among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 490. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 48% 30% 14% 8% 490
Somewhat important 39% 29% 19% 13% 274
Not too important 36% 32% 25% 7% 134
Not at all important 36% 24% 23% 17% 151

Marital status among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 490. 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% 10% 14% 7% 23% 490
Somewhat important 44% 12% 9% 3% 31% 279
Not too important 37% 8% 10% 1% 44% 134
Not at all important 35% 10% 9% 2% 43% 152

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 64% 492
Somewhat important 29% 71% 280
Not too important 16% 84% 134
Not at all important 17% 83% 151

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 78% 17% 1% 2% 1% 1% 496
Somewhat important 46% 37% 12% 1% 3% 1% 280
Not too important 20% 26% 28% < 1% 18% 7% 134
Not at all important 9% 14% 13% < 1% 60% 4% 153

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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 63% 25% 12% < 1% 496
Somewhat important 14% 62% 24% < 1% 280
Not too important 2% 34% 64% < 1% 134
Not at all important < 1% 11% 88% < 1% 153

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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 77% 16% 3% 2% 1% 496
Somewhat important 42% 20% 16% 22% 1% 280
Not too important 13% 16% 8% 64% < 1% 134
Not at all important 9% 3% 2% 86% < 1% 153

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 16% 8% 36% < 1% 496
Somewhat important 7% 8% 13% 70% 1% 280
Not too important 1% < 1% 5% 93% < 1% 134
Not at all important < 1% 1% < 1% 99% < 1% 153

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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 57% 7% 3% 30% 2% 496
Somewhat important 30% 10% 8% 49% 2% 280
Not too important 22% 17% 8% 53% < 1% 134
Not at all important 18% 7% 6% 69% < 1% 153

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 76% 11% 5% 6% 2% 496
Somewhat important 47% 17% 16% 20% < 1% 280
Not too important 33% 16% 17% 34% < 1% 134
Not at all important 35% 13% 10% 41% 1% 153

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 48% 16% 13% 21% 2% 496
Somewhat important 42% 9% 23% 24% 1% 280
Not too important 38% 22% 19% 18% 3% 134
Not at all important 50% 12% 14% 24% < 1% 153

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 51% 9% 30% 8% 2% 496
Somewhat important 13% 15% 55% 13% 4% 280
Not too important 3% 22% 60% 15% < 1% 134
Not at all important 4% 20% 41% 34% 1% 153

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 63% 2% 2% 496
Somewhat important 28% 71% 1% 1% 280
Not too important 18% 81% < 1% 1% 134
Not at all important 16% 83% 1% 1% 153

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 51% 15% 5% 28% 1% 496
Somewhat important 12% 10% 13% 65% 1% 280
Not too important 11% 1% 10% 78% < 1% 134
Not at all important 2% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 153

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 33% 2% 13% 5% 496
Somewhat important 9% 29% 1% 49% 12% 280
Not too important 7% 12% < 1% 78% 4% 134
Not at all important 2% 3% < 1% 92% 3% 153

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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 85% 9% 6% 496
Somewhat important 66% 24% 10% 280
Not too important 40% 45% 15% 134
Not at all important 11% 84% 5% 153

Belief in Hell among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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% 26% 7% 496
Somewhat important 52% 38% 10% 280
Not too important 26% 62% 13% 134
Not at all important 6% 90% 4% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 30% 20% 49% 496
Somewhat important 29% 20% 51% 280
Not too important 35% 14% 51% 134
Not at all important 19% 21% 60% 153

Political ideology among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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 44% 31% 22% 4% 496
Somewhat important 25% 38% 33% 4% 280
Not too important 15% 44% 38% 4% 134
Not at all important 11% 29% 57% 3% 153

Views about size of government among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 57% 3% 5% 496
Somewhat important 45% 49% 3% 3% 280
Not too important 55% 38% 2% 4% 134
Not at all important 38% 53% 5% 4% 153

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 55% 4% 2% 496
Somewhat important 38% 56% 2% 4% 280
Not too important 40% 55% 5% < 1% 134
Not at all important 21% 75% 3% 1% 153

Views about abortion among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 39% 57% 4% 496
Somewhat important 71% 25% 5% 280
Not too important 86% 13% 1% 134
Not at all important 87% 8% 5% 153

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 59% 32% 4% 5% 496
Somewhat important 78% 14% 5% 2% 280
Not too important 88% 9% 1% 2% 134
Not at all important 90% 8% 2% 1% 153

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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% 42% 8% 496
Somewhat important 74% 21% 5% 280
Not too important 83% 16% 1% 134
Not at all important 93% 4% 3% 153

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area 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 = 496. 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% 55% 3% 5% 496
Somewhat important 30% 67% 2% 1% 280
Not too important 27% 70% 3% 1% 134
Not at all important 20% 78% 1% 1% 153

Views about human evolution among adults in the Los Angeles metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the Los Angeles metro area who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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 21% 27% 4% 41% 7% 496
Somewhat important 43% 27% 5% 21% 4% 280
Not too important 71% 10% 6% 12% 1% 134
Not at all important 77% 7% < 1% 15% 1% 153