Attendance at religious services among 50-64 year olds

% of 50-64 year olds who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,296. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 38% 34% 28% 1% 10,296
2007 40% 32% 27% 1% 10,484

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Attendance at religious services among 50-64 year olds by religious group

% of 50-64 year olds who attend religious services…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 37% 41% 22% 1% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 57% 30% 13% < 1% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 52% 36% 11% 1% 622
Jewish 21% 46% 32% < 1% 236
Mainline Protestant 32% 43% 25% < 1% 1,819
Mormon 72% 15% 12% 1% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 22% 72% < 1% 1,838

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,478
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,911

Gender composition among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 50% 3,478
Seldom/never 55% 45% 2,911

Racial and ethnic composition among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,782. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 15% 2% 13% 4% 3,782
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 12% 2% 11% 3% 3,441
Seldom/never 80% 6% 3% 8% 4% 2,867

Immigrant status among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,816. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 5% 82% 3,816
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 7% 81% 3,455
Seldom/never 10% 7% 83% 2,888

Income distribution among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 19% 30% 19% 3,393
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 19% 28% 24% 3,158
Seldom/never 33% 18% 26% 23% 2,614

Educational distribution among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,848. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 29% 18% 11% 3,848
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 30% 17% 12% 3,471
Seldom/never 43% 30% 16% 11% 2,896

Marital status among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,847. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 2% 16% 5% 9% 3,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 5% 22% 5% 9% 3,463
Seldom/never 51% 8% 23% 6% 12% 2,900

Parent of children under 18 among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,850. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 83% 3,850
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 83% 3,470
Seldom/never 11% 89% 2,909

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say they…

Attendance at religious services Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 68% 23% 4% 1% 3% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 45% 26% 8% 1% 17% 4% 2,911

Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 37% 8% 2% < 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 24% 30% 21% 25% 1% 2,911

Frequency of prayer among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 1% 2% 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 21% 9% 12% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 33% 16% 7% 44% 1% 2,911

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 11% 7% 21% 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 11% 14% 66% < 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 4% 1% 2% 93% < 1% 2,911

Frequency of meditation among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 6% 3% 29% 2% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 10% 5% 46% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 31% 7% 4% 57% 1% 2,911

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 17% 12% 13% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 45% 13% 11% 29% 1% 2,911

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 15% 9% 20% 2% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 16% 15% 25% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 44% 14% 13% 28% 1% 2,911

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 4% 26% 3% 2% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 10% 51% 8% 2% 3,478
Seldom/never 14% 13% 59% 11% 3% 2,911

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Attendance at religious services There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 47% 2% 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 63% 2% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 26% 71% 2% 2% 2,911

Frequency of reading scripture among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 8% 5% 15% 1% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 15% 13% 47% < 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 11% 5% 7% 77% 1% 2,911

Interpreting scripture among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 28% 4% 9% 5% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 30% 3% 30% 9% 3,478
Seldom/never 16% 18% 2% 56% 8% 2,911

Belief in Heaven among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 8% 6% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 79% 14% 7% 3,478
Seldom/never 54% 36% 10% 2,911

Belief in Hell among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 18% 7% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 31% 9% 3,478
Seldom/never 40% 51% 9% 2,911

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 15% 38% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 14% 47% 3,478
Seldom/never 32% 18% 50% 2,911

Political ideology among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 27% 15% 6% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 36% 22% 4% 3,478
Seldom/never 28% 34% 33% 6% 2,911

Views about size of government among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 37% 3% 3% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 39% 4% 3% 3,478
Seldom/never 52% 39% 4% 4% 2,911

Views about government aid to the poor among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 44% 4% 2% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 48% 3% 1% 3,478
Seldom/never 38% 55% 5% 2% 2,911

Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 62% 4% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 35% 5% 3,478
Seldom/never 72% 24% 4% 2,911

Views about homosexuality among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 52% 5% 4% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 29% 5% 3% 3,478
Seldom/never 74% 19% 4% 4% 2,911

Views about same-sex marriage among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 64% 7% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 39% 8% 3,478
Seldom/never 66% 26% 9% 2,911

Views about environmental regulation among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Attendance at religious services Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 48% 3% 3% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 55% 2% 3% 3,478
Seldom/never 36% 59% 2% 3% 2,911

Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by religious attendance

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

Attendance at religious services Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 26% 3% 55% 4% 3,858
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 32% 4% 32% 3% 3,478
Seldom/never 47% 22% 5% 21% 5% 2,911