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

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Views about size of governmentVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Smaller government; fewer services41%48%8%2%< 1%2,932
Bigger government; more services46%41%9%3%< 1%2,058
Don't know39%44%10%4%3%165
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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