Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Heaven by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among who believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity

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Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 16,019. 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 61% 17% 2% 16% 4% 16,019
Somewhat important 70% 8% 4% 15% 3% 5,899
Not too important 76% 6% 4% 10% 3% 1,436
Not at all important 65% 10% 4% 16% 5% 561
Don't know 59% 12% 2% 19% 8% 114

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