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What percentage of Americans believes in God?
Answered by Discovery Channel
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  1. A number of studies and polls of Americans' attitudes have sought to quantify spirituality and religiousness in the United States. Those that do tend to find that a large majority of Americans maintain religious and spiritual beliefs. In 2010, the polling firm Rasmussen Reports found that a full 63 percent, of Americans pray at least once per day. That same year, a USA Today poll found that 83 percent of Americans believe that God answers prayers. In 2008, a Pew Research poll uncovered that 80 percent of the American population believe that miracles take place. That same poll found that 92 percent of people living in the Unites States believe in God or a higher power.

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