Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 62% 4% 3% 30% 2% 4,702
Evangelical Protestant 77% 6% 2% 11% 5% 7,489
Historically Black Protestant 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,691
Jehovah's Witness 36% 28% 1% 29% 6% 218
Jewish 82% 6% 4% 7% 2% 273
Mainline Protestant 85% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,928
Mormon 86% < 1% 2% 7% 4% 568
Muslim 37% 30% 27% 3% 3% 188
Orthodox Christian 78% 10% 5% 5% 2% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 54% 19% 3% 18% 7% 1,753

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,763. 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.
White 14% 30% 31% 25% 14,763
Black 23% 37% 27% 13% 2,736
Asian 30% 40% 19% 11% 414
Latino 26% 45% 20% 8% 2,249
Other/Mixed 24% 36% 29% 11% 972

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,763. 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.
White 9% 10% 26% 38% 16% 2% 14,763
Black 14% 16% 30% 31% 8% 1% 2,736
Asian 16% 21% 32% 23% 7% 1% 414
Latino 17% 18% 37% 23% 5% < 1% 2,249
Other/Mixed 16% 15% 29% 33% 7% < 1% 972

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 44% 56% 15,026
Black 42% 58% 2,809
Asian 51% 49% 429
Latino 44% 56% 2,303
Other/Mixed 39% 61% 992

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,909. 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.
White 4% 7% 90% 14,909
Black 10% 5% 85% 2,748
Asian 77% 17% 7% 415
Latino 50% 23% 27% 2,251
Other/Mixed 7% 8% 84% 970

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have a household income of…

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 12,970. 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.
White 29% 21% 30% 19% 12,970
Black 51% 21% 19% 9% 2,502
Asian 28% 19% 30% 23% 359
Latino 53% 22% 16% 9% 1,958
Other/Mixed 45% 23% 21% 11% 881

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,962. 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.
White 40% 33% 17% 10% 14,962
Black 48% 34% 11% 7% 2,793
Asian 23% 24% 31% 22% 424
Latino 58% 28% 10% 4% 2,286
Other/Mixed 38% 42% 13% 8% 986

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,974. 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.
White 58% 5% 13% 9% 15% 14,974
Black 31% 7% 17% 8% 37% 2,802
Asian 57% 5% 6% 4% 29% 428
Latino 42% 9% 17% 4% 28% 2,294
Other/Mixed 41% 7% 16% 6% 29% 990

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,986. 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.
White 27% 73% 14,986
Black 33% 67% 2,800
Asian 38% 62% 425
Latino 41% 59% 2,292
Other/Mixed 31% 69% 989

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 73% 21% 3% 2% 1% 15,026
Black 84% 12% 2% 2% < 1% 2,809
Asian 68% 24% 5% 2% 1% 429
Latino 72% 21% 3% 3% 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 72% 20% 4% 3% 1% 992

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 49% 32% 18% 1% 15,026
Black 52% 35% 13% < 1% 2,809
Asian 46% 39% 14% < 1% 429
Latino 47% 34% 19% < 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 45% 30% 24% 1% 992

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 74% 16% 4% 6% 1% 15,026
Black 79% 13% 3% 4% 1% 2,809
Asian 71% 15% 5% 9% 1% 429
Latino 70% 17% 5% 7% 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 80% 12% 2% 5% 1% 992

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who attend prayer group…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 33% 10% 10% 47% < 1% 15,026
Black 44% 15% 9% 32% 1% 2,809
Asian 35% 11% 14% 40% < 1% 429
Latino 34% 14% 9% 43% 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 34% 10% 9% 45% 1% 992

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who meditate…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 45% 7% 3% 43% 2% 15,026
Black 56% 8% 3% 31% 2% 2,809
Asian 47% 10% 7% 34% 3% 429
Latino 55% 8% 4% 31% 2% 2,303
Other/Mixed 54% 8% 3% 35% 1% 992

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 71% 13% 7% 7% 1% 15,026
Black 73% 12% 6% 8% 1% 2,809
Asian 63% 16% 11% 7% 2% 429
Latino 69% 14% 8% 8% 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 74% 11% 5% 7% 2% 992

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 46% 16% 12% 25% 2% 15,026
Black 45% 14% 10% 29% 2% 2,809
Asian 46% 18% 16% 18% 2% 429
Latino 52% 14% 11% 21% 2% 2,303
Other/Mixed 52% 14% 9% 23% 2% 992

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 49% 7% 38% 4% 3% 15,026
Black 48% 6% 40% 4% 2% 2,809
Asian 34% 12% 44% 8% 2% 429
Latino 41% 9% 38% 9% 3% 2,303
Other/Mixed 45% 7% 40% 5% 4% 992

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 45% 52% 1% 1% 15,026
Black 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,809
Asian 28% 71% < 1% 1% 429
Latino 30% 67% 2% 2% 2,303
Other/Mixed 35% 62% 2% 1% 992

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who read scripture…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 48% 12% 9% 31% 1% 15,026
Black 61% 14% 7% 18% 1% 2,809
Asian 41% 12% 11% 34% 1% 429
Latino 48% 12% 9% 30% 1% 2,303
Other/Mixed 54% 11% 8% 26% 1% 992

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 40% 36% 4% 14% 6% 15,026
Black 57% 24% 3% 10% 6% 2,809
Asian 37% 29% 4% 21% 9% 429
Latino 45% 28% 3% 17% 7% 2,303
Other/Mixed 37% 31% 5% 18% 9% 992

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 87% 7% 6% 15,026
Black 91% 6% 4% 2,809
Asian 83% 11% 6% 429
Latino 84% 10% 6% 2,303
Other/Mixed 83% 9% 8% 992

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 73% 20% 7% 15,026
Black 79% 16% 6% 2,809
Asian 64% 27% 9% 429
Latino 69% 25% 7% 2,303
Other/Mixed 70% 20% 10% 992

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 57% 16% 28% 15,026
Black 10% 13% 78% 2,809
Asian 29% 29% 42% 429
Latino 25% 28% 47% 2,303
Other/Mixed 30% 28% 42% 992

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 51% 30% 14% 6% 15,026
Black 34% 33% 25% 9% 2,809
Asian 29% 36% 28% 6% 429
Latino 35% 33% 24% 8% 2,303
Other/Mixed 35% 33% 20% 12% 992

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 68% 26% 3% 4% 15,026
Black 24% 70% 3% 3% 2,809
Asian 39% 57% 2% 1% 429
Latino 31% 63% 3% 3% 2,303
Other/Mixed 46% 43% 4% 7% 992

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 56% 38% 4% 2% 15,026
Black 28% 65% 4% 2% 2,809
Asian 44% 49% 4% 3% 429
Latino 39% 54% 5% 2% 2,303
Other/Mixed 40% 52% 5% 3% 992

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 41% 56% 4% 15,026
Black 50% 44% 6% 2,809
Asian 44% 52% 4% 429
Latino 40% 56% 4% 2,303
Other/Mixed 50% 44% 6% 992

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 48% 44% 4% 4% 15,026
Black 50% 42% 5% 3% 2,809
Asian 52% 41% 3% 4% 429
Latino 60% 31% 5% 4% 2,303
Other/Mixed 52% 37% 5% 6% 992

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 39% 53% 7% 15,026
Black 39% 53% 9% 2,809
Asian 47% 47% 7% 429
Latino 47% 43% 10% 2,303
Other/Mixed 44% 47% 9% 992

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 46% 48% 3% 3% 15,026
Black 35% 60% 2% 4% 2,809
Asian 33% 60% 2% 6% 429
Latino 36% 56% 3% 5% 2,303
Other/Mixed 38% 55% 3% 3% 992

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say humans…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,026. 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.
White 15% 30% 3% 47% 5% 15,026
Black 16% 30% 3% 46% 5% 2,809
Asian 27% 24% 3% 41% 5% 429
Latino 22% 28% 4% 41% 6% 2,303
Other/Mixed 19% 30% 3% 43% 5% 992