Parent of children under 18 among Non-Christians by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among Non-Christians by parental status

% of Non-Christians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,666. 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.
Very important 34% 66% 1,666
Somewhat important 29% 71% 2,286
Not too important 25% 75% 2,358
Not at all important 23% 77% 3,543
Don't know 17% 83% 129

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