Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Views about size of government White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,589. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 80% 7% 2% 8% 3% 10,589
Bigger government; more services 37% 28% 4% 27% 4% 6,530
Depends 57% 14% 2% 20% 7% 612
Don't know 64% 16% < 1% 13% 7% 711

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