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

% of parents 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 61% 32% 6% 1% < 1% 1,761
Evangelical Protestant 80% 18% 2% 1% 1% 2,175
Historically Black Protestant 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 487
Jewish 51% 31% 11% 6% < 1% 184
Mainline Protestant 51% 36% 10% 2% < 1% 1,218
Mormon 84% 12% 4% < 1% < 1% 242
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 23% 25% 34% 1% 1,744

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