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

% of baby Boomers who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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.
Believe 72% 22% 4% 2% < 1% 7,225
Don't believe 34% 26% 17% 21% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 55% 28% 9% 5% 2% 1,156

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