Mark Chaves, a professor of sociology at Duke said that young and higher educated people are likely to reject a traditional religious affiliation. On the other hand, Chaves found that many immigrants continue to associate and maintain the religious affiliation from their origin country.
“Only 10 percent of U.S. residents say they do not believe in God, but that is up from one percent a few decades ago,” Chaves said.
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