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Religion an Important Part of Life 1980-2012

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Yes: 75 ** 79 79 78 79 78 77 78 77 76 75 77 71 67
No : 25 ** 21 21 22 21 22 23 22 23 24 25 23 29 33
N   1398   1911 1071 1760 1958 2296 1762 1707 1271 1800 1505 1202 2313 5879

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 1B.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

"Do you consider religion to be an important part of your life, or
not?"


NOTE: 2012 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

This question is variable VCF0846 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 11NOV15)


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