Importance of religion in one's life among blacks by state (2014) Switch to: State among blacks by importance of religion

% of blacks who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Alabama 88% 6% 4% 1% < 1% 105
California 66% 20% 5% 7% 1% 206
District of Columbia 67% 24% 7% 2% 1% 119
Florida 79% 10% 3% 8% < 1% 227
Georgia 77% 17% 4% 2% 1% 251
Illinois 65% 22% 11% 2% < 1% 156
Louisiana 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 119
Maryland 67% 22% 5% 5% < 1% 156
Michigan 73% 18% 6% 3% < 1% 123
Mississippi 85% 10% 3% < 1% 2% 103
New York 65% 19% 4% 10% 1% 240
North Carolina 79% 11% 7% 3% 1% 183
Ohio 81% 11% 6% 3% < 1% 102
Pennsylvania 68% 19% 7% 7% < 1% 112
South Carolina 81% 13% 4% 1% 1% 112
Texas 82% 12% 2% 4% 1% 263
Virginia 78% 15% 4% 3% < 1% 119

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