Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,361. 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 73% 19% 8% 7,361
Somewhat important 54% 36% 10% 3,086
Not too important 27% 63% 10% 1,233
Not at all important 11% 83% 6% 1,269
Don't know 25% 47% 28% 100

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