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Summary of Religious Bodies in the United States*

    Christian 84.7%
          Independent 28.2%
          Protestant 23.2%
          Roman Catholic 20.8%
          Unaffiliated 15.8%
          Marginal 3.6%
          Orthodox 2.1%
          Anglican 0.9%
          Double-affiliated [ 9.9%]

    Nonreligious 9.0%
    Jewish 2.0%
    Muslims 1.5%
    Buddhist 0.9%
    Atheist 0.4%
    Hindu 0.4%
    New-Religions 0.3%
    Baha'i 0.3%
    Ethnoreligions 0.2%
    Sikh 0.1%
    Spiritist 0.1%

    *Source: World Christian Encyclopedia, 2001, Oxford University Press. Vol 1: p 772



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