Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 20,395. 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 12% 38% 49% < 1% 20,395
2007 18% 40% 41% < 1% 20,841

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Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 160. 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.
Buddhist 4% 46% 49% < 1% 160
Catholic 24% 47% 29% < 1% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 20% 50% 29% 1% 2,790
Hindu 9% 61% 31% < 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 21% 55% 23% 1% 572
Jewish 3% 52% 45% < 1% 548
Mainline Protestant 12% 50% 37% < 1% 3,642
Mormon 23% 30% 44% 3% 116
Orthodox Christian 10% 64% 26% < 1% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 20% 78% < 1% 6,810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,797. 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 16% 27% 28% 30% 2,797
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 34% 26% 14% 7,545
Seldom/never 25% 36% 24% 15% 9,628

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,797. 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 10% 10% 22% 34% 21% 3% 2,797
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 16% 28% 31% 8% 1% 7,545
Seldom/never 15% 18% 28% 29% 9% 1% 9,628

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 45% 55% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 50% 7,678
Seldom/never 56% 44% 9,777

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,802. 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% 10% 3% 16% 3% 2,802
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 69% 9% 4% 14% 3% 7,597
Seldom/never 74% 6% 4% 12% 4% 9,646

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,803. 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 16% 12% 72% 2,803
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 12% 75% 7,595
Seldom/never 12% 11% 77% 9,653

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,371. 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% 21% 26% 18% 2,371
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 20% 27% 23% 6,826
Seldom/never 34% 20% 26% 20% 8,649

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,830. 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 43% 27% 18% 12% 2,830
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 33% 18% 12% 7,652
Seldom/never 40% 32% 17% 11% 9,730

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,835. 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% 4% 11% 10% 19% 2,835
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 8% 12% 5% 27% 7,650
Seldom/never 41% 11% 14% 5% 29% 9,732

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,836. 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 26% 74% 2,836
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 71% 7,652
Seldom/never 24% 76% 9,755

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 77% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 28% 7% 1% 6% 2% 7,678
Seldom/never 33% 25% 10% 1% 26% 5% 9,777

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 77% 19% 2% 1% < 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 45% 15% 4% < 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 17% 26% 23% 33% 1% 9,777

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 68% 20% 3% 7% 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 23% 11% 23% 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 24% 13% 7% 56% 1% 9,777

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 44% 7% 3% 44% 2% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 10% 6% 56% 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 26% 8% 4% 61% 1% 9,777

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 67% 14% 7% 10% 2% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 21% 14% 18% 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 39% 15% 11% 33% 2% 9,777

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 42% 15% 13% 30% 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 16% 15% 27% 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 43% 15% 13% 27% 1% 9,777

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 43% 7% 41% 6% 3% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 13% 56% 10% 2% 7,678
Seldom/never 9% 15% 59% 15% 2% 9,777

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 35% 61% 2% 2% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 71% 1% 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 22% 75% 1% 1% 9,777

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 36% 11% 8% 44% 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 12% 12% 63% < 1% 7,678
Seldom/never 7% 5% 5% 83% < 1% 9,777

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 35% 37% 3% 18% 7% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 32% 2% 40% 9% 7,678
Seldom/never 11% 15% 1% 65% 7% 9,777

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 86% 8% 6% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 74% 19% 7% 7,678
Seldom/never 46% 45% 9% 9,777

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 66% 24% 10% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 38% 9% 7,678
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 9,777

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 41% 17% 43% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 16% 48% 7,678
Seldom/never 28% 21% 51% 9,777

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 41% 34% 19% 6% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 39% 26% 5% 7,678
Seldom/never 22% 34% 36% 7% 9,777

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 52% 40% 4% 4% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 43% 3% 3% 7,678
Seldom/never 50% 42% 3% 5% 9,777

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 47% 47% 4% 3% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 51% 3% 2% 7,678
Seldom/never 39% 55% 4% 2% 9,777

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 41% 54% 5% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 33% 4% 7,678
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 9,777

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 58% 33% 4% 4% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 75% 19% 4% 3% 7,678
Seldom/never 80% 14% 3% 3% 9,777

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 46% 45% 8% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 27% 7% 7,678
Seldom/never 74% 19% 6% 9,777

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 40% 53% 3% 4% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 60% 2% 2% 7,678
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 3% 9,777

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,847. 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 21% 32% 4% 37% 6% 2,847
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 29% 5% 25% 3% 7,678
Seldom/never 58% 18% 5% 17% 3% 9,777