To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about religion and spirituality?

Source: Behavioral Data 2019 03B Field Dates: 2019-03-07 - 2019-03-12Base: N=1000Type: Matrix Grid

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  1. I would prefer that my children follow my religious or spiritual beliefs
  2. I practice the same religion that I was raised in
  3. Organized religion is a thing of the past
  4. I feel judged and shunned by others based on my religious beliefs and practices
  5. I rely on my religious beliefs to determine what is right or wrong
  6. Religion brings people together and strengthens communities
  7. I want churches to be traditional and formal
  8. I want churches to be more modern and casual
  9. Religion should not be a part of politics or laws
  10. I am interested in learning about other religions
  11. I am interested in supernatural themed products
  12. I would prefer to go to a church that supported progressive beliefs
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R230. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about religion and spirituality?
Total Gender Age Groups Generation Age Groups Age Groups Age Groups Age and Gender Generation and Gender Academic Status Race Hispanic Region City Resident Parent Parent
Male Female Under 18 18 and Over Gen Z (13 to 17) Millennial (18 to 36) Under 21 21 and Over 13 to 17 18 to 20 21 to 24 25 to 29 30 to 36 13-17 18-24 25-36 13 to 17, M 13 to 17, F 18 to 24 ,M 18 to 24, F 25 to 36, M 25 to 36, F Gen Z (13 to 17), M Gen Z (13 to 17), F Millennial (18 to 36), M Millennial (18 to 36), F Middle School / High School College Not in School Caucasian/White African American/Black Asian/Other Hispanic Non-Hispanic Midwest Northeast South West Urban Non-urban Yes No Moms Dads
I would prefer that my children follow my religious or spiritual beliefs Disagree completely 12% 12% 12% 6% 13% 6% 13% 13% 11% 6% 24% 11% 11% 11% 6% 16% 11% 4% 9% 16% 16% 12% 11% 4% 9% 13% 13% 9% 11% 13% 11% 10% 19% 10% 12% 16% 14% 9% 10% 11% 14% 8% 13% 10% 6%
Disagree somewhat 19% 19% 18% 14% 20% 14% 20% 19% 19% 14% 28% 23% 20% 15% 14% 25% 17% 14% 14% 27% 23% 17% 17% 14% 14% 21% 19% 16% 21% 19% 19% 19% 20% 15% 20% 19% 22% 19% 16% 19% 24% 15% 20% 15% 15%
Agree somewhat 40% 40% 39% 50% 37% 50% 37% 42% 38% 50% 29% 39% 40% 37% 50% 35% 38% 57% 42% 32% 38% 38% 39% 57% 42% 36% 38% 49% 36% 38% 40% 36% 41% 45% 38% 37% 36% 40% 45% 41% 30% 36% 40% 33% 39%
Agree completely 30% 29% 31% 30% 30% 30% 30% 26% 32% 30% 19% 27% 29% 37% 30% 24% 33% 25% 35% 25% 23% 33% 34% 25% 35% 30% 30% 25% 33% 30% 30% 35% 20% 30% 30% 28% 28% 33% 29% 29% 32% 41% 27% 42% 40%
I practice the same religion that I was raised in Disagree completely 19% 18% 19% 9% 21% 9% 21% 14% 21% 9% 22% 22% 23% 19% 9% 22% 21% 4% 14% 22% 22% 22% 19% 4% 14% 22% 20% 10% 18% 22% 19% 17% 20% 21% 18% 22% 19% 17% 18% 17% 31% 16% 19% 23% 11%
Disagree somewhat 14% 12% 16% 16% 13% 16% 13% 15% 13% 16% 15% 9% 17% 13% 16% 12% 14% 20% 12% 11% 12% 10% 19% 20% 12% 10% 17% 18% 12% 13% 12% 19% 18% 15% 14% 21% 12% 13% 10% 14% 13% 11% 15% 14% 9%
Agree somewhat 30% 34% 26% 26% 31% 26% 31% 27% 32% 26% 27% 38% 29% 31% 26% 34% 30% 35% 17% 33% 34% 35% 25% 35% 17% 34% 28% 28% 29% 31% 31% 23% 38% 30% 30% 26% 33% 30% 33% 30% 26% 31% 30% 24% 37%
Agree completely 37% 35% 39% 49% 34% 49% 34% 44% 34% 49% 36% 31% 31% 37% 49% 33% 35% 41% 57% 34% 32% 34% 36% 41% 57% 34% 35% 44% 41% 34% 38% 41% 24% 34% 38% 32% 35% 40% 39% 38% 29% 41% 36% 39% 42%
Organized religion is a thing of the past Disagree completely 22% 22% 23% 30% 21% 30% 21% 27% 20% 30% 23% 18% 20% 22% 30% 20% 21% 36% 23% 18% 22% 19% 24% 36% 23% 18% 23% 27% 20% 22% 24% 21% 17% 23% 22% 20% 24% 21% 27% 23% 17% 20% 23% 24% 17%
Disagree somewhat 36% 33% 38% 37% 35% 37% 35% 38% 34% 37% 41% 31% 38% 33% 37% 35% 35% 37% 37% 26% 45% 36% 35% 37% 37% 32% 39% 36% 35% 36% 36% 33% 41% 37% 35% 41% 37% 35% 31% 36% 36% 34% 36% 36% 32%
Agree somewhat 30% 30% 31% 30% 30% 30% 30% 29% 31% 30% 26% 32% 30% 31% 30% 29% 30% 23% 37% 33% 26% 30% 31% 23% 37% 31% 29% 33% 27% 30% 29% 33% 32% 26% 31% 30% 31% 31% 27% 30% 31% 30% 30% 28% 32%
Agree completely 12% 16% 8% 3% 14% 3% 14% 6% 14% 3% 10% 19% 12% 14% 3% 16% 13% 4% 3% 23% 7% 16% 10% 4% 3% 19% 9% 4% 19% 12% 12% 13% 11% 13% 11% 9% 9% 13% 15% 11% 15% 16% 11% 11% 19%
I feel judged and shunned by others based on my religious beliefs and practices Disagree completely 37% 32% 42% 37% 37% 37% 37% 38% 36% 37% 40% 30% 39% 37% 37% 34% 38% 25% 48% 31% 37% 34% 42% 25% 48% 33% 40% 40% 30% 38% 36% 41% 35% 30% 38% 38% 44% 36% 32% 37% 33% 28% 39% 37% 22%
Disagree somewhat 30% 30% 30% 36% 28% 36% 28% 34% 28% 36% 31% 28% 28% 28% 36% 29% 28% 46% 24% 22% 37% 28% 28% 46% 24% 26% 31% 38% 24% 29% 30% 23% 38% 30% 30% 35% 29% 28% 28% 30% 32% 28% 30% 29% 27%
Agree somewhat 24% 26% 21% 21% 24% 21% 24% 20% 25% 21% 20% 26% 22% 27% 21% 24% 25% 20% 21% 28% 20% 27% 22% 20% 21% 27% 21% 18% 30% 23% 24% 23% 21% 26% 23% 20% 21% 25% 26% 23% 27% 27% 23% 21% 32%
Agree completely 10% 12% 7% 7% 11% 7% 11% 8% 11% 7% 9% 15% 11% 8% 7% 13% 9% 8% 6% 19% 6% 11% 8% 8% 6% 14% 7% 5% 16% 9% 10% 13% 6% 13% 9% 7% 7% 10% 14% 10% 8% 16% 8% 13% 19%
I rely on my religious beliefs to determine what is right or wrong Disagree completely 27% 25% 30% 18% 30% 18% 30% 22% 30% 18% 30% 32% 35% 24% 18% 31% 29% 9% 27% 29% 34% 29% 29% 9% 27% 29% 31% 21% 23% 31% 29% 20% 31% 23% 29% 33% 33% 23% 25% 27% 30% 18% 30% 22% 14%
Disagree somewhat 18% 15% 21% 10% 20% 10% 20% 17% 18% 10% 28% 15% 20% 18% 10% 20% 19% 15% 5% 16% 24% 14% 25% 15% 5% 15% 25% 14% 17% 19% 17% 18% 24% 21% 17% 22% 18% 16% 16% 18% 23% 14% 19% 22% 8%
Agree somewhat 33% 37% 29% 41% 32% 41% 32% 38% 31% 41% 35% 31% 29% 33% 41% 33% 31% 45% 36% 38% 27% 34% 28% 45% 36% 36% 28% 42% 35% 30% 33% 33% 35% 32% 34% 29% 32% 36% 35% 33% 28% 38% 32% 30% 44%
Agree completely 21% 23% 19% 31% 19% 31% 19% 22% 21% 31% 7% 22% 16% 24% 31% 16% 21% 31% 32% 17% 15% 24% 17% 31% 32% 21% 16% 23% 25% 19% 21% 29% 9% 24% 21% 16% 17% 24% 24% 22% 20% 30% 19% 26% 33%
Religion brings people together and strengthens communities Disagree completely 6% 6% 6% 2% 7% 2% 7% 5% 7% 2% 9% 6% 8% 7% 2% 7% 7% 1% 2% 8% 7% 8% 7% 1% 2% 8% 7% 2% 7% 7% 6% 7% 5% 6% 6% 10% 7% 5% 5% 6% 12% 8% 6% 10% 7%
Disagree somewhat 12% 12% 12% 7% 14% 7% 14% 7% 15% 7% 9% 14% 16% 15% 7% 12% 15% 5% 9% 13% 10% 15% 16% 5% 9% 14% 13% 7% 11% 15% 11% 14% 18% 11% 13% 14% 13% 13% 10% 12% 12% 10% 13% 14% 7%
Agree somewhat 51% 50% 52% 52% 51% 52% 51% 54% 50% 52% 56% 54% 49% 48% 52% 55% 48% 57% 47% 52% 59% 46% 50% 57% 47% 48% 53% 57% 50% 49% 51% 49% 54% 52% 51% 44% 53% 53% 52% 52% 43% 44% 53% 36% 50%
Agree completely 30% 31% 29% 39% 28% 39% 28% 34% 29% 39% 26% 27% 28% 31% 39% 26% 29% 36% 42% 27% 25% 32% 27% 36% 42% 30% 26% 34% 32% 29% 31% 31% 22% 32% 30% 31% 28% 29% 33% 30% 34% 38% 28% 40% 36%
I want churches to be traditional and formal Disagree completely 23% 20% 27% 7% 27% 7% 27% 15% 27% 7% 28% 26% 33% 23% 7% 27% 27% 3% 12% 21% 33% 26% 29% 3% 12% 24% 30% 10% 16% 30% 23% 25% 21% 22% 24% 29% 25% 22% 18% 23% 28% 19% 24% 26% 14%
Disagree somewhat 36% 28% 44% 50% 33% 50% 33% 47% 31% 50% 44% 30% 33% 29% 50% 36% 31% 35% 65% 26% 46% 27% 35% 35% 65% 27% 39% 54% 31% 32% 34% 40% 42% 35% 36% 41% 32% 38% 31% 36% 42% 24% 39% 30% 19%
Agree somewhat 28% 35% 22% 27% 29% 27% 29% 25% 30% 27% 21% 30% 28% 32% 27% 26% 30% 36% 18% 34% 18% 35% 26% 36% 18% 34% 23% 26% 33% 28% 31% 18% 27% 26% 29% 22% 31% 29% 33% 29% 19% 35% 27% 26% 42%
Agree completely 12% 17% 7% 16% 11% 16% 11% 13% 12% 16% 7% 14% 7% 15% 16% 11% 12% 26% 5% 19% 2% 12% 11% 26% 5% 15% 8% 10% 20% 10% 11% 18% 11% 17% 11% 8% 12% 11% 18% 12% 11% 22% 9% 18% 25%
I want churches to be more modern and casual Disagree completely 7% 6% 7% 5% 7% 5% 7% 7% 7% 5% 9% 5% 5% 10% 5% 7% 8% 2% 8% 7% 6% 7% 8% 2% 8% 7% 7% 7% 8% 7% 8% 4% 5% 6% 7% 9% 5% 6% 7% 7% 6% 9% 6% 11% 8%
Disagree somewhat 20% 20% 21% 21% 20% 21% 20% 19% 21% 21% 15% 15% 26% 21% 21% 15% 23% 22% 19% 13% 18% 23% 23% 22% 19% 19% 21% 20% 14% 23% 20% 19% 22% 16% 22% 19% 26% 22% 15% 20% 22% 21% 20% 25% 17%
Agree somewhat 50% 48% 53% 52% 50% 52% 50% 54% 48% 52% 58% 48% 48% 49% 52% 52% 49% 45% 60% 50% 55% 49% 49% 45% 60% 49% 51% 54% 49% 50% 49% 52% 58% 56% 49% 53% 48% 49% 52% 50% 49% 45% 52% 44% 47%
Agree completely 22% 26% 19% 22% 23% 22% 23% 20% 23% 22% 18% 32% 21% 20% 22% 26% 21% 30% 13% 30% 21% 21% 20% 30% 13% 24% 21% 19% 29% 21% 23% 24% 15% 23% 22% 20% 21% 23% 26% 22% 22% 25% 22% 20% 29%
Religion should not be a part of politics or laws Disagree completely 7% 7% 8% 6% 8% 6% 8% 5% 8% 6% 5% 6% 7% 10% 6% 5% 9% 6% 6% 4% 7% 9% 9% 6% 6% 7% 8% 6% 6% 8% 7% 11% 4% 8% 7% 6% 5% 10% 6% 7% 9% 10% 6% 12% 8%
Disagree somewhat 13% 10% 17% 16% 13% 16% 13% 14% 13% 16% 11% 7% 14% 16% 16% 9% 15% 10% 22% 5% 12% 12% 18% 10% 22% 10% 16% 18% 10% 13% 13% 17% 13% 9% 14% 13% 12% 17% 9% 13% 16% 15% 13% 24% 9%
Agree somewhat 30% 33% 28% 42% 28% 42% 28% 37% 27% 42% 30% 28% 24% 29% 42% 29% 27% 46% 38% 30% 28% 29% 24% 46% 38% 30% 26% 41% 32% 26% 30% 31% 31% 33% 30% 28% 28% 32% 33% 30% 27% 33% 30% 22% 42%
Agree completely 49% 51% 47% 36% 52% 36% 52% 43% 52% 36% 55% 59% 55% 45% 36% 57% 49% 39% 34% 60% 53% 50% 49% 39% 34% 54% 51% 36% 52% 52% 50% 42% 52% 50% 49% 53% 56% 42% 51% 49% 48% 42% 51% 43% 41%
I am interested in learning about other religions Disagree completely 9% 8% 9% 4% 10% 4% 10% 7% 9% 4% 13% 7% 10% 9% 4% 10% 10% 4% 3% 11% 8% 8% 12% 4% 3% 9% 11% 5% 8% 10% 9% 8% 7% 9% 8% 8% 11% 6% 11% 8% 13% 8% 9% 14% 4%
Disagree somewhat 19% 20% 18% 25% 17% 25% 17% 22% 17% 25% 17% 14% 18% 19% 25% 15% 18% 30% 20% 15% 16% 19% 18% 30% 20% 18% 17% 28% 13% 18% 21% 15% 13% 19% 19% 18% 16% 23% 14% 19% 23% 16% 20% 18% 15%
Agree somewhat 49% 49% 50% 52% 49% 52% 49% 50% 49% 52% 47% 47% 52% 47% 52% 47% 50% 46% 59% 45% 49% 52% 46% 46% 59% 50% 47% 52% 44% 50% 47% 52% 61% 43% 51% 52% 50% 50% 46% 50% 49% 50% 49% 44% 54%
Agree completely 23% 23% 24% 19% 24% 19% 24% 21% 25% 19% 23% 32% 19% 25% 19% 28% 22% 20% 18% 29% 27% 20% 24% 20% 18% 24% 25% 15% 35% 21% 23% 25% 19% 29% 22% 22% 22% 21% 29% 24% 15% 25% 23% 23% 27%
I am interested in supernatural themed products Disagree completely 33% 28% 37% 23% 35% 23% 35% 27% 35% 23% 33% 33% 42% 32% 23% 33% 36% 15% 31% 29% 36% 33% 40% 15% 31% 32% 38% 24% 24% 39% 33% 36% 27% 24% 35% 31% 34% 34% 31% 32% 35% 30% 33% 38% 24%
Disagree somewhat 26% 24% 29% 37% 24% 37% 24% 30% 25% 37% 19% 19% 28% 25% 37% 19% 26% 38% 36% 14% 25% 24% 29% 38% 36% 20% 28% 39% 22% 24% 24% 32% 37% 27% 26% 27% 26% 27% 25% 28% 18% 21% 28% 21% 21%
Agree somewhat 28% 31% 25% 29% 28% 29% 28% 30% 27% 29% 30% 27% 22% 31% 29% 28% 27% 29% 29% 30% 27% 33% 21% 29% 29% 32% 23% 31% 30% 26% 31% 15% 24% 27% 28% 32% 29% 26% 27% 27% 38% 33% 26% 24% 40%
Agree completely 13% 17% 9% 11% 14% 11% 14% 14% 13% 11% 19% 21% 9% 11% 11% 20% 10% 17% 4% 27% 12% 10% 10% 17% 4% 17% 11% 5% 24% 11% 12% 17% 11% 21% 11% 10% 12% 13% 18% 13% 10% 16% 12% 17% 15%
I would prefer to go to a church that supported progressive beliefs Disagree completely 12% 13% 11% 6% 13% 6% 13% 13% 12% 6% 24% 11% 12% 11% 6% 17% 12% 5% 8% 20% 13% 12% 11% 5% 8% 15% 12% 7% 13% 13% 12% 15% 9% 10% 13% 14% 11% 14% 9% 11% 16% 9% 13% 14% 5%
Disagree somewhat 20% 22% 19% 33% 17% 33% 17% 28% 17% 33% 20% 8% 16% 22% 33% 13% 19% 38% 28% 12% 14% 21% 18% 38% 28% 18% 17% 34% 12% 20% 19% 28% 22% 19% 21% 20% 22% 22% 18% 21% 21% 18% 21% 21% 15%
Agree somewhat 42% 41% 43% 39% 43% 39% 43% 38% 44% 39% 35% 42% 47% 42% 39% 39% 45% 37% 41% 35% 43% 46% 43% 37% 41% 42% 43% 43% 36% 44% 43% 35% 48% 41% 42% 41% 41% 42% 43% 42% 36% 50% 39% 41% 57%
Agree completely 26% 24% 27% 21% 27% 21% 27% 21% 28% 21% 20% 38% 24% 25% 21% 31% 24% 21% 22% 32% 29% 21% 28% 21% 22% 25% 28% 16% 39% 23% 27% 22% 22% 29% 25% 26% 25% 23% 30% 26% 26% 23% 26% 24% 23%
Base 1000 509 491 198 802 198 802 319 681 198 122 168 222 291 198 290 513 101 97 149 141 260 253 101 97 409 394 189 227 584 728 169 103 213 787 227 164 369 237 886 79 231 769 102 129
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