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The United States is a deeply religious country, over 90% believe in god and 80% believe in miracles.

That number is highly suspect, the writer chose the highest number from recent polls (and added "over"). It's somewhat tricky to nail down the specific numbers for anything other than a phrase specifically polled for (in this case, "religion: none" might or might not directly map to no belief in god), but here are the most recent data:

http://b27.cc.trincoll.edu/weblogs/AmericanReligionSurvey-ARIS/reports/ARIS_Report_2008.pdf

Sun, 28 Jun 2009 12:37:00 UTC | #374551