Racial and ethnic composition among adults ages 65 and older by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults ages 65 and older by race/ethnicity

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's lifeWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Very important78%11%1%8%2%5,715
Somewhat important88%3%2%5%2%1,834
Not too important91%1%1%4%2%729
Not at all important90%2%1%5%2%837
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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