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

% of men who say religion is…

Religious traditionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Catholic52%35%10%4%< 1%3,426
Evangelical Protestant75%20%3%1%1%4,061
Historically Black Protestant83%14%2%1%< 1%818
Jewish35%33%21%11%< 1%428
Mainline Protestant46%37%13%3%1%2,778
Mormon82%14%3%1%< 1%347
Orthodox Christian49%33%12%6%< 1%106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")11%20%24%43%1%4,471
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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