Age distribution among parents by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among parents by age group

% of parents who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life18-2930-4950-6465+Sample size
Very important16%67%15%2%4,545
Somewhat important18%68%13%1%2,082
Not too important19%70%11%< 1%819
Not at all important18%72%9%2%764
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.

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