Attendance at religious services among adults in the Silent generation

% of adults in the Silent generation 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 = 5,989. 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 51% 23% 24% 1% 5,989
2007 51% 26% 22% 1% 7,853

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Attendance at religious services among adults in the Silent generation by religious group

% of adults in the Silent generation 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 60% 22% 17% 1% 1,361
Evangelical Protestant 65% 20% 14% 1% 1,611
Historically Black Protestant 70% 21% 9% < 1% 249
Jewish 16% 46% 38% < 1% 195
Mainline Protestant 46% 31% 22% 1% 1,478
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 15% 81% 1% 731

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,405
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,493

Gender composition among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 38% 62% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 55% 1,405
Seldom/never 50% 50% 1,493

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 80% 10% 1% 7% 2% 3,010
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 81% 9% 2% 6% 3% 1,391
Seldom/never 88% 3% 1% 6% 2% 1,477

Immigrant status among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,013. 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 8% 9% 83% 3,013
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 13% 78% 1,389
Seldom/never 10% 12% 78% 1,480

Income distribution among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation 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 = 2,421. 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% 25% 22% 9% 2,421
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 23% 22% 13% 1,166
Seldom/never 42% 23% 22% 13% 1,223

Educational distribution among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,033. 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% 25% 12% 11% 3,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 25% 14% 10% 1,402
Seldom/never 50% 23% 14% 13% 1,487

Marital status among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,032. 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 56% 1% 10% 30% 3% 3,032
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 3% 13% 29% 3% 1,402
Seldom/never 50% 3% 16% 27% 4% 1,485

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,038. 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% 3,038
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 3% 97% 1,404
Seldom/never 3% 97% 1,490

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say they…

Attendance at religious services Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 21% 4% 2% 4% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 42% 24% 9% 2% 19% 5% 1,493

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 92% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 36% 9% 2% < 1% 1,405
Seldom/never 30% 26% 16% 26% 2% 1,493

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 21% 8% 15% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 38% 11% 5% 45% 2% 1,493

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 10% 9% 25% 1% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 10% 8% 14% 67% 1% 1,405
Seldom/never 4% 2% 2% 91% 1% 1,493

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 70% 6% 3% 18% 4% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 12% 7% 33% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 35% 7% 4% 52% 2% 1,493

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 3% 5% 2% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 15% 12% 13% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 41% 12% 8% 36% 3% 1,493

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 11% 10% 23% 3% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 14% 15% 28% 3% 1,405
Seldom/never 37% 12% 13% 36% 3% 1,493

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 3% 4% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 24% 7% 58% 7% 4% 1,405
Seldom/never 15% 12% 57% 12% 4% 1,493

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say…

Attendance at religious services There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 52% 2% 2% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 2% 1,493

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 8% 5% 17% 2% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 13% 14% 47% 2% 1,405
Seldom/never 13% 5% 6% 75% 1% 1,493

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 29% 5% 8% 6% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 30% 4% 25% 10% 1,405
Seldom/never 18% 18% 3% 52% 9% 1,493

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 89% 5% 6% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 17% 9% 1,405
Seldom/never 49% 40% 11% 1,493

Belief in Hell among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 18% 10% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 38% 12% 1,405
Seldom/never 32% 57% 10% 1,493

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 13% 46% 1,405
Seldom/never 33% 13% 53% 1,493

Political ideology among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 27% 12% 6% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 33% 20% 5% 1,405
Seldom/never 33% 31% 29% 6% 1,493

Views about size of government among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 63% 29% 3% 5% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 37% 3% 4% 1,405
Seldom/never 54% 34% 5% 7% 1,493

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 41% 4% 4% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,405
Seldom/never 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,493

Views about abortion among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 62% 6% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 37% 7% 1,405
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 1,493

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 57% 4% 5% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 35% 5% 4% 1,405
Seldom/never 64% 27% 4% 5% 1,493

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 23% 68% 8% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 46% 12% 1,405
Seldom/never 54% 35% 11% 1,493

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say…

Attendance at religious services Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 4% 8% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 48% 2% 5% 1,405
Seldom/never 37% 53% 4% 6% 1,493

Views about human evolution among adults in the Silent generation by religious attendance

% of adults in the Silent generation who say humans…

Attendance at religious services Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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% 11% 3,042
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 25% 5% 33% 8% 1,405
Seldom/never 44% 17% 6% 24% 9% 1,493