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The following is excerpted from the Deseret News. To read the full article, CLICK HERE

The United States is full of people touting their family and faith.

A new report from The New York Times’ Upshot asked 2,204 Americans to list the three identities that meant the most to them.

Family status and religion ranked as the value that Americans deemed as most important.

Here’s a breakdown:

  • 39 percent said family status was the most important.
  • 16 percent said religion was the most important.
  • 8 percent said gender and age were the most important.
  • 7 percent said occupation and nationality were most important.
  • 3 percent said political party was most important.
  • Family status topped the list of identities seen as very important.
  • Religion finished fourth on the very important list.

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