Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Maryland

% of adults in Maryland who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 644. 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 50% 25% 12% 12% 1% 644
2007 57% 26% 9% 8% 1% 677

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Maryland by religious group

% of adults in Maryland 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 56% 30% 13% 2% < 1% 103
Evangelical Protestant 75% 24% < 1% 1% < 1% 108
Mainline Protestant 53% 32% 11% 1% 3% 128
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 17% 26% 43% < 1% 143

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 318. 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% 31% 31% 21% 318
Somewhat important 18% 46% 26% 11% 162

Generational cohort among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 318. 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 9% 12% 26% 35% 17% 1% 318
Somewhat important 11% 16% 36% 29% 7% < 1% 162

Gender composition among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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% 57% 327
Somewhat important 55% 45% 164

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 321. 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% 37% 2% 11% 5% 321
Somewhat important 62% 24% 3% 5% 6% 161

Immigrant status among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 319. 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 15% 7% 79% 319
Somewhat important 10% 10% 80% 161

Income distribution among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 274. 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 26% 21% 32% 21% 274
Somewhat important 17% 19% 28% 36% 146

Educational distribution among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 324. 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% 31% 16% 14% 324
Somewhat important 37% 21% 22% 20% 163

Marital status among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 326. 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% 3% 14% 9% 27% 326
Somewhat important 46% 8% 10% 8% 28% 164

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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% 78% 325
Somewhat important 29% 71% 163

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 327
Somewhat important 59% 29% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 164

Attendance at religious services among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 33% 11% 1% 327
Somewhat important 12% 52% 35% < 1% 164

Frequency of prayer among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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% 2% 4% 1% 327
Somewhat important 39% 33% 9% 18% < 1% 164

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 13% 9% 36% < 1% 327
Somewhat important 8% 4% 15% 73% < 1% 164

Frequency of meditation among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 9% 3% 35% 3% 327
Somewhat important 30% 7% 6% 57% < 1% 164

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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 70% 17% 7% 5% 1% 327
Somewhat important 46% 20% 16% 17% 1% 164

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 12% 14% 23% 1% 327
Somewhat important 33% 14% 17% 34% 2% 164

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 5% 32% 5% 4% 327
Somewhat important 19% 13% 59% 8% 1% 164

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 58% 1% 2% 327
Somewhat important 28% 68% 3% 1% 164

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 15% 8% 20% < 1% 327
Somewhat important 17% 13% 11% 58% 1% 164

Interpreting scripture among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 32% 3% 15% 6% 327
Somewhat important 17% 33% 2% 36% 11% 164

Belief in Heaven among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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 87% 8% 5% 327
Somewhat important 73% 21% 6% 164

Belief in Hell among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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 70% 23% 7% 327
Somewhat important 53% 38% 8% 164

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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 33% 12% 55% 327
Somewhat important 34% 15% 50% 164

Political ideology among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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% 25% 7% 327
Somewhat important 23% 44% 23% 9% 164

Views about size of government among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 45% 2% 6% 327
Somewhat important 54% 41% < 1% 4% 164

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 51% 2% 2% 327
Somewhat important 39% 54% 6% 1% 164

Views about abortion among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 45% 5% 327
Somewhat important 72% 26% 2% 164

Views about homosexuality among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 39% 9% 2% 327
Somewhat important 71% 25% 2% 2% 164

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 327. 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% 46% 9% 327
Somewhat important 59% 32% 9% 164

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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% 57% 2% 4% 327
Somewhat important 31% 66% 2% 2% 164

Views about human evolution among adults in Maryland by importance of religion

% of adults in Maryland 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 = 327. 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 19% 31% 5% 40% 6% 327
Somewhat important 41% 31% 4% 24% 1% 164