Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in Generation X by importance of religion

% of adults in Generation X who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 58% 32% 8% 2% < 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 86% 11% 1% 2% < 1% 450
Jewish 40% 35% 15% 10% < 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 47% 39% 11% 3% 1% 1,044
Mormon 83% 11% 5% 2% < 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 22% 25% 39% 1% 1,764

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