Parent of children under 18 among blacks by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among blacks by parental status

% of blacks who are…

Religious traditionParentsNon-parentsSample size
Evangelical Protestant32%68%495
Historically Black Protestant30%70%1,790
Mainline Protestant38%62%158
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")33%67%533
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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