Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 7,303. 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 34% 35% 31% < 1% 7,303
2007 34% 37% 28% < 1% 8,092

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Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X 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 39% 43% 18% < 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 56% 33% 11% < 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 53% 36% 10% < 1% 450
Jewish 25% 48% 27% < 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 27% 47% 26% < 1% 1,044
Mormon 78% 11% 10% < 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 22% 74% < 1% 1,764

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,505
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,298

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 56% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 51% 2,505
Seldom/never 55% 45% 2,298

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,451. 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% 16% 3% 23% 4% 2,451
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 13% 5% 17% 3% 2,478
Seldom/never 71% 7% 4% 15% 4% 2,264

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,456. 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% 7% 69% 2,456
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 8% 73% 2,476
Seldom/never 15% 9% 76% 2,263

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,247. 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 31% 19% 30% 20% 2,247
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 19% 27% 27% 2,328
Seldom/never 28% 19% 29% 24% 2,140

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,469. 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 37% 29% 20% 14% 2,469
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 31% 19% 14% 2,500
Seldom/never 38% 31% 18% 13% 2,292

Marital status among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,472. 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% 5% 14% 1% 14% 2,472
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 9% 16% 2% 16% 2,501
Seldom/never 51% 12% 15% 2% 21% 2,293

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,467. 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% 33% 2,467
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 40% 2,496
Seldom/never 47% 53% 2,291

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 26% 6% < 1% 3% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 37% 26% 9% 1% 23% 4% 2,298

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 40% 10% 3% < 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 18% 26% 23% 32% 1% 2,298

Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 3% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 22% 9% 15% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 26% 14% 7% 51% 1% 2,298

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 15% 8% 17% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 13% 14% 63% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 3% 2% 2% 93% < 1% 2,298

Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 8% 3% 32% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 10% 6% 51% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 29% 8% 4% 58% 1% 2,298

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 20% 14% 13% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 42% 14% 13% 30% 1% 2,298

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 48% 17% 11% 22% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 17% 16% 28% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 41% 15% 14% 28% 1% 2,298

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 5% 25% 5% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 12% 51% 10% 2% 2,505
Seldom/never 9% 13% 61% 15% 2% 2,298

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 50% 1% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 25% 73% 1% < 1% 2,298

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 72% 10% 5% 11% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 15% 15% 46% < 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 9% 6% 6% 79% 1% 2,298

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 30% 4% 8% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 32% 2% 31% 9% 2,505
Seldom/never 13% 16% 1% 62% 7% 2,298

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 7% 7% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 79% 15% 6% 2,505
Seldom/never 50% 42% 8% 2,298

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 76% 16% 7% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 31% 7% 2,505
Seldom/never 38% 54% 8% 2,298

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 21% 35% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 18% 46% 2,505
Seldom/never 29% 22% 49% 2,298

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 27% 15% 6% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 39% 25% 5% 2,505
Seldom/never 22% 35% 34% 8% 2,298

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 40% 3% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 44% 3% 2% 2,505
Seldom/never 50% 42% 3% 5% 2,298

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 44% 5% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 49% 3% 1% 2,505
Seldom/never 41% 53% 5% 2% 2,298

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 64% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 37% 4% 2,505
Seldom/never 72% 24% 5% 2,298

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 50% 6% 5% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 23% 4% 3% 2,505
Seldom/never 78% 15% 4% 3% 2,298

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 30% 62% 8% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 31% 9% 2,505
Seldom/never 72% 20% 7% 2,298

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 52% 3% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 61% 2% 2% 2,505
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 2% 2,298

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by religious attendance

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 26% 3% 55% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 29% 4% 30% 3% 2,505
Seldom/never 55% 18% 5% 19% 3% 2,298