Belief in God among widowed adults by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among widowed adults by belief in God

% of widowed adults who say they…

Views about size of government 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 = 1,730. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 77% 15% 3% 2% 3% 1% 1,730
Bigger government; more services 74% 16% 4% 2% 4% 1% 1,101
Depends 66% 14% 8% 3% 4% 5% 162
Don't know 74% 9% 4% 4% 6% 2% 225

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