Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is very important by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Religious traditionWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Evangelical Protestant75%7%2%12%5%6,803
Historically Black Protestant2%95%< 1%3%1%1,638
Jehovah's Witness36%25%1%33%6%221
Mainline Protestant84%5%1%6%4%3,262
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")44%24%3%24%5%800
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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