Parent of children under 18 among whites by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among whites by parental status

% of whites who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 141. 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.
Buddhist 22% 78% 141
Catholic 23% 77% 4,814
Evangelical Protestant 29% 71% 6,608
Jewish 26% 74% 780
Mainline Protestant 25% 75% 5,310
Mormon 42% 58% 573
Orthodox Christian 30% 70% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 76% 5,478

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