Among married adult Americans, 27% are in religiously mixed marriages, and if marriages between people of different Protestant denominational families are included, the number of married people in religiously mixed marriages is nearly four-in-ten (37%). Young people are more likely to be in religiously mixed marriages as compared with their older counterparts. Hindus and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are most likely to have a spouse with the same religion (90% and 83%, respectively).


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