Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by importance of religion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,652. 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.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 7,652
Once or twice a month 73% 24% 2% 1% < 1% 959
Several times a year 68% 25% 5% 1% 1% 491
Seldom/never 54% 34% 7% 4% 1% 598
Don't know 81% 13% 3% 2% 2% 111

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