Belief in God among adults in Generation X by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by belief in God

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,672. 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% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,672
Somewhat important 53% 36% 6% < 1% 3% 1% 1,836
Not too important 22% 39% 18% < 1% 15% 6% 873
Not at all important 15% 15% 9% < 1% 54% 7% 877

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