Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,751. 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.
Religion 96% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,751
Philosophy/reason 74% 17% 3% 5% < 1% 404
Common sense 82% 15% 1% 2% < 1% 1,894
Science 78% 16% 2% 3% < 1% 275
Don't know 89% 3% 1% 2% 5% 267

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