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

% of women who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain32%68%12,073
Believe in God; fairly certain34%66%3,122
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain28%72%706
Believe in God; don't know27%73%139
Do not believe in God25%75%1,117
Other/don't know if they believe in God25%75%344
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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