Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who pray daily by importance of religion

% of adults who pray daily who say religion is…

Religious traditionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Catholic76%21%2%< 1%< 1%4,335
Evangelical Protestant88%10%1%1%1%6,852
Hindu34%59%3%4%< 1%102
Historically Black Protestant89%9%1%1%< 1%1,538
Jehovah's Witness94%6%< 1%< 1%1%221
Jewish75%19%4%1%< 1%213
Mainline Protestant76%20%2%1%1%3,342
Mormon91%8%1%< 1%< 1%571
Orthodox Christian74%23%3%< 1%< 1%100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")44%31%13%11%2%1,333
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