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poll - say religion fairly important to them Scandinavia - 28.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Scandinavia "comprises Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden "]
poll - say religion fairly important to them United Kingdom - 26.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them USA - 30.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion important to them France - 14.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "Worldview?" subtitle: "Religion Important in U.S. " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "A recent consumer marketing survey showed that 54% of Americans said 'religion plays an important part in my life,'... conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam. Far more Americans rated religion as important than did other national populations surveyed: The Netherlands, 25%; United Kingdom, 19%; France and Germany, 14%. "
poll - say religion important to them Germany - 14.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "Worldview?" subtitle: "Religion Important in U.S. " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "A recent consumer marketing survey showed that 54% of Americans said 'religion plays an important part in my life,'... conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam. Far more Americans rated religion as important than did other national populations surveyed: The Netherlands, 25%; United Kingdom, 19%; France and Germany, 14%. "
poll - say religion important to them Netherlands - 25.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "Worldview?" subtitle: "Religion Important in U.S. " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "A recent consumer marketing survey showed that 54% of Americans said 'religion plays an important part in my life,'... conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam. Far more Americans rated religion as important than did other national populations surveyed: The Netherlands, 25%; United Kingdom, 19%; France and Germany, 14%. "
poll - say religion important to them United Kingdom - 19.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "Worldview?" subtitle: "Religion Important in U.S. " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "A recent consumer marketing survey showed that 54% of Americans said 'religion plays an important part in my life,'... conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam. Far more Americans rated religion as important than did other national populations surveyed: The Netherlands, 25%; United Kingdom, 19%; France and Germany, 14%. "
poll - say religion important to them USA - 89.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999); pg. xix. "In 1996, MSNBC produced a week of programming called 'Is God Alive?'... Of the 89% of those who considered religion important, only 29% saw it primarily as a tradition's beliefs and teachings. As if illustrating the popular term 'spirituality,' 69% regarded religion as their 'direct experience of God.' Perhaps more than coincidentally, the same number believed in spiritual healing. "
poll - say religion important to them USA - 54.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "Worldview?" subtitle: "Religion Important in U.S. " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "A recent consumer marketing survey showed that 54% of Americans said 'religion plays an important part in my life,' while 59% held that view among an elite category of 'trend-setters.' The survey of 5,916 Americans, 10% of them classed as 'trend-setters,' was conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam. Far more Americans rated religion as important than did other national populations surveyed: The Netherlands, 25%; United Kingdom, 19%; France and Germany, 14%. "
poll - say religion not at all important to them Australia - 13.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Benelux - 19.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Benelux=Belgium, Luxembourgh, & Netherlands]
poll - say religion not at all important to them Canada - 9.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them France - 20.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Germany, West - 14.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Italy - 6.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Japan - 10.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Scandinavia - 13.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Scandinavia "comprises Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden "]
poll - say religion not at all important to them United Kingdom - 20.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them USA - 5.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Australia - 29.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Benelux - 22.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Benelux=Belgium, Luxembourgh, & Netherlands]
poll - say religion not too important to them Canada - 19.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them France - 23.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Germany, West - 37.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Italy - 16.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Japan - 44.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Scandinavia - 39.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Scandinavia "comprises Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden "]
poll - say religion not too important to them United Kingdom - 26.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them USA - 8.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not very important to them USA - 14.00% - - 1989 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993). [Orig. source: Steven M. Cohen, Content or Continuity? Alternative Bases for Commitment: The 1989 National Survey of American Jews (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1991), pg. 67; The People's Religion, pg. 36.]; pg. 63. "In a 1989 survey the sociologist Steven M. Cohen asked a sample population of Jews... Cohen also found that 30% of jews viewed religion as not very important in their lives, whereas Gallup polls find only 14% of the larger populace answering this way. "
poll - say religion very important to them Australia - 25.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Australia - 25.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Benelux - 26.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Benelux - 26.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Benelux=Belgium, Luxembourgh, & Netherlands]
poll - say religion very important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them France - 22.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them France - 22.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them France - 14.00% - - 1997 "Religious Spirit " in American Demographics (Aug. 1998); pg. 62. Survey question: "religion is very important in their lives " National sample of adults in 60 countries by Diane Swanbrow at University of Michigan.
poll - say religion very important to them France - 13.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted [by] University of Michigan... said religion was "very important " to them, a view expressed by 16% of all British respondents, 13% of those interviewed in France and 13% of the Germans questioned... latest round was conducted between 1995 & 1997, using representative national samples of each nation's adult pop. "
poll - say religion very important to them France - 14.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. "Moreover, 53 percent of Americans say that religion is very important in their lives, compared with 16 percent, 14 percent, and 13 percent, respectively, of the British, French and Germans... "
poll - say religion very important to them Germany - 13.00% - - 1997 "Religious Spirit " in American Demographics (Aug. 1998); pg. 62. Survey question: "religion is very important in their lives " National sample of adults in 60 countries by Diane Swanbrow at University of Michigan.
poll - say religion very important to them Germany - 13.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted [by] University of Michigan... said religion was "very important " to them, a view expressed by 16% of all British respondents, 13% of those interviewed in France and 13% of the Germans questioned... latest round was conducted between 1995 & 1997, using representative national samples of each nation's adult pop. "
poll - say religion very important to them Germany - 13.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. "Moreover, 53 percent of Americans say that religion is very important in their lives, compared with 16 percent, 14 percent, and 13 percent, respectively, of the British, French and Germans... "
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1976 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 432. "According to an international gallup poll taken in 1976, the U.S. is much more religious than most other advanced societies. 56% of Americans say that religion 'is very important' in their lives, whereas only 36% of Italians, 17% of West Germans, and 17% of Scandinavians say the same. "
poll - say religion very important to them Italy - 36.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Italy - 36.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Italy - 36.00% - - 1976 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 432. "According to an international gallup poll taken in 1976, the U.S. is much more religious than most other advanced societies. 56% of Americans say that religion 'is very important' in their lives, whereas only 36% of Italians, 17% of West Germans, and 17% of Scandinavians say the same. "
poll - say religion very important to them Japan - 12.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Scandinavia - 17.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Scandinavia - 17.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Scandinavia "comprises Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden "]
poll - say religion very important to them Scandinavia - 17.00% - - 1976 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 432. "According to an international gallup poll taken in 1976, the U.S. is much more religious than most other advanced societies. 56% of Americans say that religion 'is very important' in their lives, whereas only 36% of Italians, 17% of West Germans, and 17% of Scandinavians say the same. "
poll - say religion very important to them United Kingdom - 23.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.]; pg. 449. "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them United Kingdom - 23.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them United Kingdom - 16.00% - - 1997 "Religious Spirit " in American Demographics (Aug. 1998); pg. 62. Survey question: "religion is very important in their lives " National sample of adults in 60 countries by Diane Swanbrow at University of Michigan.
poll - say religion very important to them United Kingdom - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted [by] University of Michigan... said religion was "very important " to them, a view expressed by 16% of all British respondents, 13% of those interviewed in France and 13% of the Germans questioned... latest round was conducted between 1995 & 1997, using representative national samples of each nation's adult pop. "
poll - say religion very important to them United Kingdom: Great Britain - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. "Moreover, 53 percent of Americans say that religion is very important in their lives, compared with 16 percent, 14 percent, and 13 percent, respectively, of the British, French and Germans... "
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 75.00% - - 1952 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 158. "Public opinion polls further documented the public's spiritual concern. In 1952, 75 percent of Americans said that religion was 'very important' in their lives. "
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 75.00% - - 1952 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 164. "1985... the number who said religion was very important to them held steady at around 55%, after having decline from 70% in 1965 and 75% in 1952. "
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 75.00% - - 1952 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Thomas, John L. 1963. Religion and the American People. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press.; survey conducted for the Catholic Digest in 1952.]; pg. 17. "Another early national survey further substantiated the wide extnt of religious belief: 87% of those polled said they were 'absolutely certain of God's existence,' 83% believed the Bible was 'the revealed word of God,' 80% subscribed to the divinity of Christ, and three-quarters considered religion a 'very important' part of their lives. "
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 70.00% - - 1965 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 164. "1985... the number who said religion was very important to them held steady at around 55%, after having decline from 70% in 1965 and 75% in 1952. "
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 56.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them USA - 56.00% - - 1976 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 432. "According to an international gallup poll taken in 1976, the U.S. is much more religious than most other advanced societies. 56% of Americans say that religion 'is very important' in their lives, whereas only 36% of Italians, 17% of West Germans, and 17% of Scandinavians say the same. "


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