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

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain29%71%4,756
Believe in God; fairly certain35%65%1,848
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain32%68%310
Do not believe in God19%81%112
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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