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'1 Nation, Under God'

Facts of Life

BY The Editors

July 3-16, 2011 Issue | Posted 6/24/11 at 3:25 PM

 

Ninety-two percent of Americans say they believe in God, according to a new Gallup poll.

In addition, 94% of those among all three age groups over 30 said they believe in God, with 96% in the American South; 90% of men said they believe in God, and 94% of women do.

But as EWTN News reported, “While at some points in the 1950s almost all Americans identified themselves with a particular religion, more than 1 in 10 Americans now tell pollsters they have no formal religious identity.”

The survey polled 1,018 adults aged 18 and older. It claims a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.