Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 50-64 year olds by importance of religion

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

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Catholic 58% 33% 7% 3% < 1% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 89% 9% 1% < 1% 1% 622
Jewish 37% 36% 21% 6% < 1% 236
Mainline Protestant 57% 32% 9% 2% < 1% 1,819
Mormon 84% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 23% 23% 36% 1% 1,838

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