Parent of children under 18 by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by parental status

% of adults who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain30%70%21,819
Believe in God; fairly certain30%70%6,774
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain25%75%1,811
Believe in God; don't know22%78%269
Do not believe in God22%78%3,402
Other/don't know if they believe in God23%77%858
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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