Importance of religion in one's life among married adults by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among married adults by importance of religion

% of married adults who say religion is…

Views about size of governmentVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Smaller government; fewer services61%23%9%7%1%11,012
Bigger government; more services55%23%10%11%< 1%5,627
Don't know58%23%10%8%2%606
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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