Attendance at religious services among adults ages 65 and older

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 9,327. 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 48% 25% 26% 1% 9,327
2007 53% 24% 22% 1% 8,146

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Attendance at religious services among adults ages 65 and older by religious group

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 56% 25% 18% 1% 2,131
Evangelical Protestant 63% 23% 14% 1% 2,399
Historically Black Protestant 69% 21% 9% < 1% 401
Jewish 15% 47% 39% < 1% 320
Mainline Protestant 43% 33% 24% 1% 2,272
Mormon 79% 8% 10% 2% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 14% 81% 1% 1,225

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 24% 69% 7% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year < 1% < 1% < 1% 33% 61% 6% 2,347
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 32% 62% 7% 2,433

Gender composition among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 61% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 54% 2,347
Seldom/never 52% 48% 2,433

Racial and ethnic composition among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,424. 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 79% 11% 2% 8% 2% 4,424
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 82% 8% 2% 6% 2% 2,323
Seldom/never 87% 3% 1% 6% 3% 2,400

Immigrant status among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,428. 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 9% 9% 82% 4,428
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 11% 80% 2,321
Seldom/never 8% 13% 79% 2,409

Income distribution among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 3,602. 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 41% 24% 24% 11% 3,602
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 21% 24% 15% 1,966
Seldom/never 40% 22% 23% 15% 2,030

Educational distribution among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,457. 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 51% 25% 14% 11% 4,457
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 26% 13% 12% 2,343
Seldom/never 47% 25% 15% 13% 2,426

Marital status among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,457. 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% 1% 10% 28% 4% 4,457
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 3% 14% 25% 4% 2,343
Seldom/never 51% 4% 18% 23% 4% 2,421

Parent of children under 18 among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,466. 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 3% 97% 4,466
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 3% 97% 2,346
Seldom/never 2% 98% 2,430

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 22% 4% 2% 4% 2% 2,347
Seldom/never 43% 23% 9% 2% 19% 4% 2,433

Importance of religion in one's life among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 91% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 36% 9% 2% 1% 2,347
Seldom/never 28% 26% 17% 27% 2% 2,433

Frequency of prayer among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 21% 8% 16% 2% 2,347
Seldom/never 36% 11% 6% 46% 2% 2,433

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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% 10% 9% 25% 1% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 8% 13% 68% 1% 2,347
Seldom/never 4% 2% 2% 92% 1% 2,433

Frequency of meditation among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 68% 6% 3% 20% 4% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 11% 6% 36% 3% 2,347
Seldom/never 34% 7% 4% 53% 2% 2,433

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 83% 7% 4% 4% 2% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 16% 11% 14% 3% 2,347
Seldom/never 41% 12% 9% 35% 3% 2,433

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 52% 12% 10% 23% 3% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 14% 15% 27% 3% 2,347
Seldom/never 40% 11% 13% 33% 2% 2,433

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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% 5% 28% 4% 4% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 7% 56% 7% 3% 2,347
Seldom/never 15% 12% 58% 11% 3% 2,433

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 45% 50% 2% 3% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 65% 2% 2% 2,347
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 1% 2,433

Frequency of reading scripture among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 67% 9% 5% 18% 2% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 24% 13% 13% 48% 2% 2,347
Seldom/never 12% 5% 5% 77% 1% 2,433

Interpreting scripture among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 52% 28% 5% 8% 6% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 30% 3% 27% 10% 2,347
Seldom/never 16% 18% 3% 54% 10% 2,433

Belief in Heaven among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 6% 6% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 18% 9% 2,347
Seldom/never 49% 40% 11% 2,433

Belief in Hell among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 19% 10% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 37% 11% 2,347
Seldom/never 32% 58% 10% 2,433

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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 49% 13% 38% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 14% 46% 2,347
Seldom/never 32% 14% 54% 2,433

Political ideology among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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% 27% 13% 6% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 34% 20% 4% 2,347
Seldom/never 31% 31% 31% 7% 2,433

Views about size of government among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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 62% 30% 3% 5% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 36% 3% 5% 2,347
Seldom/never 53% 36% 5% 7% 2,433

Views about government aid to the poor among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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% 42% 4% 4% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 49% 4% 3% 2,347
Seldom/never 41% 53% 3% 3% 2,433

Views about abortion among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 33% 61% 6% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 35% 6% 2,347
Seldom/never 69% 25% 7% 2,433

Views about homosexuality among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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 35% 56% 4% 5% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 33% 5% 4% 2,347
Seldom/never 66% 26% 4% 5% 2,433

Views about same-sex marriage among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,472. 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 24% 67% 9% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 44% 11% 2,347
Seldom/never 56% 34% 11% 2,433

Views about environmental regulation among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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 45% 44% 3% 7% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 48% 2% 5% 2,347
Seldom/never 35% 56% 4% 5% 2,433

Views about human evolution among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 = 4,472. 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% 23% 4% 52% 10% 4,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 25% 5% 33% 7% 2,347
Seldom/never 46% 18% 6% 23% 7% 2,433