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

% of adults in Washington who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 714. 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 44% 23% 17% 16% 1% 714
2007 48% 29% 11% 11% 1% 745

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

% of adults in Washington 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 50% 35% 9% 5% < 1% 112
Evangelical Protestant 78% 18% 5% < 1% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 40% 39% 18% 2% 1% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 16% 32% 43% 1% 226

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 302. 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 20% 34% 24% 23% 302
Somewhat important 22% 33% 32% 14% 163
Not too important 23% 40% 28% 9% 117
Not at all important 26% 35% 25% 13% 114

Generational cohort among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 302. 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 14% 12% 28% 30% 14% 2% 302
Somewhat important 14% 15% 25% 36% 9% 1% 163
Not too important 14% 12% 37% 32% 4% 1% 117
Not at all important 10% 24% 28% 31% 7% < 1% 114

Gender composition among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 58% 312
Somewhat important 53% 47% 165
Not too important 53% 47% 117
Not at all important 57% 43% 114

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

% of adults in Washington who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 306. 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 72% 6% 6% 10% 6% 306
Somewhat important 72% 3% 5% 14% 7% 163
Not too important 83% 1% 6% 5% 5% 116
Not at all important 78% 1% 5% 7% 9% 113

Immigrant status among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 304. 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 18% 8% 73% 304
Somewhat important 13% 14% 73% 164
Not too important 6% 7% 88% 117
Not at all important 11% 9% 80% 114

Income distribution among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 278. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 37% 22% 25% 16% 278
Somewhat important 30% 25% 21% 24% 151
Not too important 22% 25% 25% 28% 108
Not at all important 24% 23% 30% 23% 103

Educational distribution among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 310. 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% 38% 17% 9% 310
Somewhat important 34% 39% 20% 7% 165
Not too important 32% 27% 27% 13% 117
Not at all important 29% 39% 19% 13% 114

Marital status among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 310. 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% 6% 11% 10% 20% 310
Somewhat important 52% 11% 14% 4% 19% 165
Not too important 37% 13% 14% 4% 32% 117
Not at all important 45% 15% 11% 3% 26% 114

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

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 311. 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% 73% 311
Somewhat important 26% 74% 164
Not too important 26% 74% 117
Not at all important 19% 81% 114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 86% 11% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 312
Somewhat important 56% 33% 7% < 1% 3% 1% 165
Not too important 11% 43% 26% 1% 13% 6% 117
Not at all important 10% 15% 6% < 1% 62% 6% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 60% 30% 8% 2% 312
Somewhat important 14% 46% 39% < 1% 165
Not too important 1% 40% 59% < 1% 117
Not at all important < 1% 8% 91% < 1% 114

Frequency of prayer among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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 79% 14% 3% 3% 1% 312
Somewhat important 34% 26% 16% 24% < 1% 165
Not too important 15% 3% 12% 70% < 1% 117
Not at all important 4% 4% 6% 86% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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% 14% 10% 29% 1% 312
Somewhat important 8% 8% 7% 77% < 1% 165
Not too important < 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 117
Not at all important 1% < 1% < 1% 97% 2% 114

Frequency of meditation among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 56% 7% 2% 32% 3% 312
Somewhat important 33% 9% 3% 54% 1% 165
Not too important 17% 14% 6% 63% < 1% 117
Not at all important 24% 4% 5% 67% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 79% 11% 5% 5% 1% 312
Somewhat important 47% 15% 19% 16% 3% 165
Not too important 30% 20% 18% 33% < 1% 117
Not at all important 28% 18% 12% 43% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 56% 15% 9% 18% 2% 312
Somewhat important 43% 16% 17% 23% < 1% 165
Not too important 44% 15% 18% 21% 1% 117
Not at all important 42% 20% 13% 24% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 57% 7% 29% 3% 3% 312
Somewhat important 12% 19% 56% 12% 1% 165
Not too important 1% 20% 55% 21% 3% 117
Not at all important 1% 18% 60% 19% 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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% 50% 1% 1% 312
Somewhat important 28% 70% 1% < 1% 165
Not too important 19% 79% 2% < 1% 117
Not at all important 18% 82% < 1% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 56% 16% 9% 19% < 1% 312
Somewhat important 19% 11% 9% 61% < 1% 165
Not too important 3% 4% 3% 90% < 1% 117
Not at all important 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 114

Interpreting scripture among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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% 36% 4% 12% 5% 312
Somewhat important 14% 37% 4% 34% 12% 165
Not too important < 1% 11% < 1% 78% 11% 117
Not at all important < 1% 2% < 1% 95% 3% 114

Belief in Heaven among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 11% 7% 312
Somewhat important 73% 19% 7% 165
Not too important 33% 56% 11% 117
Not at all important 14% 78% 8% 114

Belief in Hell among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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 61% 29% 10% 312
Somewhat important 51% 41% 7% 165
Not too important 23% 68% 9% 117
Not at all important 10% 85% 6% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 24% 30% 312
Somewhat important 28% 26% 46% 165
Not too important 22% 22% 56% 117
Not at all important 17% 17% 65% 114

Political ideology among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 29% 18% 7% 312
Somewhat important 27% 34% 31% 7% 165
Not too important 15% 38% 42% 6% 117
Not at all important 10% 32% 48% 11% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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 60% 33% 4% 3% 312
Somewhat important 57% 37% 2% 5% 165
Not too important 44% 50% 3% 2% 117
Not at all important 44% 50% 2% 4% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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% 43% 5% 2% 312
Somewhat important 40% 57% 2% 1% 165
Not too important 24% 73% 2% 2% 117
Not at all important 28% 70% 1% 2% 114

Views about abortion among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 35% 60% 5% 312
Somewhat important 68% 26% 6% 165
Not too important 83% 16% 1% 117
Not at all important 91% 5% 4% 114

Views about homosexuality among adults in Washington by importance of religion

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. 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% 48% 4% 3% 312
Somewhat important 83% 16% 1% < 1% 165
Not too important 89% 6% 3% 2% 117
Not at all important 91% 5% < 1% 4% 114

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

% of adults in Washington who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 35% 55% 10% 312
Somewhat important 72% 19% 9% 165
Not too important 88% 7% 4% 117
Not at all important 88% 9% 3% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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 = 312. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Very important 35% 57% 5% 4% 312
Somewhat important 32% 62% 2% 4% 165
Not too important 19% 79% 1% 1% 117
Not at all important 15% 84% 1% < 1% 114

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

% of adults in Washington 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
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Very important 14% 27% 5% 48% 5% 312
Somewhat important 39% 24% 9% 26% 2% 165
Not too important 71% 11% 10% 8% 1% 117
Not at all important 81% 11% 5% 2% 1% 114