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

% of Christians who are…

Importance of religion in one's lifeMenWomenSample size
Very important42%58%17,053
Somewhat important50%50%6,016
Not too important60%40%1,426
Not at all important69%31%410
Don't know47%53%143
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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