Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the San Francisco metro area

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 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.
2014 34% 26% 21% 19% 1% 485

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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.
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 16% 34% 46% 1% 188

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 140. 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 16% 35% 31% 18% 140
Somewhat important 21% 38% 25% 16% 112
Not too important 32% 35% 22% 10% 107
Not at all important 23% 41% 19% 18% 105

Generational cohort among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 140. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 12% 7% 32% 37% 10% 2% 140
Somewhat important 8% 23% 28% 28% 12% 1% 112
Not too important 14% 24% 30% 26% 6% 1% 107
Not at all important 14% 15% 35% 24% 11% 2% 105

Gender composition among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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 41% 59% 144
Somewhat important 53% 47% 115
Not too important 45% 55% 108
Not at all important 65% 35% 112

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 140. 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% 18% 19% 33% 3% 140
Somewhat important 51% 4% 28% 14% 4% 115
Not too important 56% 4% 27% 9% 5% 108
Not at all important 64% 2% 16% 14% 4% 108

Immigrant status among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 139. 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% 11% 49% 139
Somewhat important 30% 19% 51% 115
Not too important 28% 15% 57% 108
Not at all important 20% 17% 63% 111

Income distribution among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 122. 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% 18% 24% 23% 122
Somewhat important 20% 19% 28% 33% 103
Not at all important 19% 18% 21% 43% 100

Educational distribution among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 29% 15% 11% 144
Somewhat important 26% 35% 20% 19% 114
Not too important 19% 22% 35% 24% 108
Not at all important 19% 25% 24% 32% 112

Marital status among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 142. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 42% 6% 11% 10% 31% 142
Somewhat important 41% 11% 16% 4% 28% 114
Not too important 51% 9% 4% < 1% 35% 108
Not at all important 45% 11% 11% 3% 30% 112

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 143. 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% 143
Somewhat important 31% 69% 114
Not too important 23% 77% 108
Not at all important 15% 85% 111

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 81% 12% 2% 4% 2% 1% 144
Somewhat important 45% 31% 14% 2% 6% 3% 115
Not too important 10% 30% 25% 1% 29% 5% 108
Not at all important 4% 8% 12% 2% 66% 7% 112

Attendance at religious services among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 54% 32% 14% < 1% 144
Somewhat important 11% 58% 31% < 1% 115
Not too important 4% 25% 71% < 1% 108
Not at all important < 1% 10% 90% < 1% 112

Frequency of prayer among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 75% 17% 1% 7% 1% 144
Somewhat important 34% 23% 8% 34% < 1% 115
Not too important 5% 14% 10% 71% < 1% 108
Not at all important 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 31% 17% 12% 39% 2% 144
Somewhat important 3% 12% 13% 71% < 1% 115
Not too important 1% < 1% 4% 95% < 1% 108
Not at all important < 1% < 1% 4% 96% < 1% 112

Frequency of meditation among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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 55% 6% 4% 33% 2% 144
Somewhat important 35% 6% 5% 54% 2% 115
Not too important 22% 13% 9% 55% < 1% 108
Not at all important 17% 14% 8% 62% < 1% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 75% 14% 8% 3% 1% 144
Somewhat important 35% 22% 13% 24% 5% 115
Not too important 33% 16% 16% 35% < 1% 108
Not at all important 42% 17% 10% 30% 1% 112

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 52% 15% 8% 24% < 1% 144
Somewhat important 41% 19% 17% 24% < 1% 115
Not too important 31% 23% 24% 22% < 1% 108
Not at all important 48% 13% 22% 15% 2% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 8% 37% 5% 4% 144
Somewhat important 5% 28% 49% 16% 3% 115
Not too important 6% 25% 55% 10% 4% 108
Not at all important 1% 19% 50% 26% 3% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 43% 55% 2% < 1% 144
Somewhat important 20% 73% 5% 2% 115
Not too important 15% 81% 4% < 1% 108
Not at all important 20% 79% < 1% 1% 112

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 23% 3% 25% 2% 144
Somewhat important 6% 4% 14% 76% < 1% 115
Not too important 2% < 1% 5% 93% < 1% 108
Not at all important 1% < 1% 6% 93% < 1% 112

Interpreting scripture among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 35% 6% 17% 5% 144
Somewhat important 9% 19% 1% 57% 15% 115
Not too important 2% 5% < 1% 86% 7% 108
Not at all important 1% 1% < 1% 91% 8% 112

Belief in Heaven among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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 82% 12% 6% 144
Somewhat important 62% 30% 7% 115
Not too important 28% 64% 7% 108
Not at all important 5% 84% 11% 112

Belief in Hell among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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 65% 21% 14% 144
Somewhat important 44% 49% 7% 115
Not too important 22% 75% 3% 108
Not at all important 1% 93% 6% 112

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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 22% 19% 58% 144
Somewhat important 20% 19% 62% 115
Not too important 15% 19% 67% 108
Not at all important 11% 10% 79% 112

Political ideology among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco metro area who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 34% 34% 23% 9% 144
Somewhat important 22% 40% 37% 1% 115
Not too important 3% 31% 51% 14% 108
Not at all important 7% 32% 55% 5% 112

Views about size of government among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 59% 11% 2% 144
Somewhat important 50% 46% 1% 2% 115
Not too important 26% 64% 2% 7% 108
Not at all important 28% 58% 10% 5% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 25% 67% 5% 4% 144
Somewhat important 31% 67% 2% 1% 115
Not too important 13% 74% 5% 7% 108
Not at all important 24% 69% 5% 1% 112

Views about abortion among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 50% 6% 144
Somewhat important 85% 15% < 1% 115
Not too important 82% 15% 3% 108
Not at all important 89% 10% 1% 112

Views about homosexuality among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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 67% 30% 3% 1% 144
Somewhat important 79% 14% 1% 6% 115
Not too important 91% 2% < 1% 7% 108
Not at all important 92% 1% 1% 6% 112

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

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 54% 40% 6% 144
Somewhat important 71% 26% 4% 115
Not too important 88% 9% 3% 108
Not at all important 89% 6% 5% 112

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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% 61% 4% 4% 144
Somewhat important 26% 71% 2% 2% 115
Not too important 23% 73% 1% 3% 108
Not at all important 17% 77% 6% < 1% 112

Views about human evolution among adults in the San Francisco metro area by importance of religion

% of adults in the San Francisco 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 = 144. 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 23% 32% 1% 36% 7% 144
Somewhat important 57% 19% 6% 16% 2% 115
Not too important 76% 13% 4% 7% < 1% 108
Not at all important 85% 5% 3% 7% < 1% 112