Gender composition among whites by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among whites by gender

% of whites who are…

Importance of religion in one's lifeMenWomenSample size
Very important43%57%12,458
Somewhat important51%49%6,124
Not too important57%43%2,988
Not at all important61%39%3,154
Don't know51%49%176
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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