Educational distribution among adults ages 65 and older by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults ages 65 and older by educational group

% of adults ages 65 and older who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,763. 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 53% 26% 12% 9% 5,763
Somewhat important 47% 26% 15% 12% 1,847
Not too important 36% 23% 22% 18% 739
Not at all important 33% 23% 20% 24% 848
Don't know 48% 25% 15% 13% 101

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