Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 18,725. 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 60% 28% 11% 1% 18,725
2007 62% 26% 12% 1% 20,547

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Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 57% 31% 11% 1% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 68% 23% 8% 1% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 59% 33% 8% < 1% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 91% 7% 2% 1% 224
Jewish 47% 41% 12% < 1% 279
Mainline Protestant 53% 34% 13% 1% 3,317
Mormon 87% 9% 3% 1% 559
Muslim 63% 26% 9% 2% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 37% 39% 1% 826

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,431. 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% 32% 28% 24% 11,431
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 36% 30% 15% 4,841
Seldom/never 16% 32% 30% 22% 1,896
Don't know 10% 26% 25% 38% 104

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,431. 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% 11% 27% 34% 17% 2% 11,431
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 11% 14% 30% 35% 9% 1% 4,841
Seldom/never 9% 14% 26% 35% 14% 3% 1,896
Don't know 1% 18% 17% 36% 25% 4% 104

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 56% 4,940
Seldom/never 47% 53% 1,943
Don't know 30% 70% 120

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,550. 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% 16% 2% 16% 4% 11,550
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 19% 3% 17% 4% 4,874
Seldom/never 61% 13% 2% 19% 5% 1,910
Don't know 68% 12% 4% 11% 4% 108

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,578. 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% 8% 76% 11,578
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 8% 76% 4,866
Seldom/never 16% 8% 76% 1,909
Don't know 19% 6% 75% 112

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 9,923. 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% 21% 28% 16% 9,923
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 21% 23% 16% 4,306
Seldom/never 52% 19% 17% 11% 1,639

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,650. 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% 30% 17% 11% 11,650
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 33% 13% 7% 4,917
Seldom/never 55% 32% 8% 5% 1,931
Don't know 52% 27% 10% 11% 113

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,670. 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 59% 3% 12% 9% 18% 11,670
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 8% 16% 7% 23% 4,916
Seldom/never 39% 8% 21% 10% 22% 1,929
Don't know 45% 4% 13% 22% 16% 116

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,671. 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% 69% 11,671
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 67% 4,922
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,938
Don't know 19% 81% 117

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% < 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 85% 12% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 80% 15% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1,943
Don't know 84% 8% < 1% 4% 1% 3% 120

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 10% 1% 1% 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 74% 18% 4% 3% 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 70% 16% 4% 10% 1% 1,943
Don't know 67% 10% 1% 5% 17% 120

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 13% 8% 17% 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 16% 17% 52% 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 12% 5% 4% 79% 1% 1,943
Don't know 20% 7% 8% 46% 19% 120

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 7% 3% 28% 2% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 10% 4% 42% 2% 4,940
Seldom/never 45% 6% 3% 43% 2% 1,943
Don't know 48% 2% 3% 30% 17% 120

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 9% 4% 3% 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 16% 8% 7% 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 64% 12% 8% 14% 2% 1,943
Don't know 67% 6% 6% 5% 16% 120

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 16% 10% 21% 2% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 15% 13% 25% 2% 4,940
Seldom/never 51% 11% 10% 25% 2% 1,943
Don't know 38% 7% 14% 27% 14% 120

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 5% 24% 3% 3% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 8% 43% 6% 3% 4,940
Seldom/never 34% 10% 47% 6% 3% 1,943
Don't know 48% 2% 28% 8% 14% 120

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 49% 2% 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 63% 2% 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 30% 66% 3% 2% 1,943
Don't know 26% 63% 4% 7% 120

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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 74% 10% 5% 11% 1% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 19% 14% 30% 1% 4,940
Seldom/never 31% 11% 8% 49% 1% 1,943
Don't know 47% 11% 7% 15% 20% 120

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 30% 4% 6% 5% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 33% 4% 15% 8% 4,940
Seldom/never 37% 28% 4% 22% 9% 1,943
Don't know 36% 20% 13% 10% 21% 120

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 6% 6% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 89% 7% 5% 4,940
Seldom/never 82% 10% 7% 1,943
Don't know 79% 9% 13% 120

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. 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% 15% 7% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 72% 20% 8% 4,940
Seldom/never 66% 25% 9% 1,943
Don't know 66% 11% 22% 120

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. 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% 17% 36% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 18% 44% 4,940
Seldom/never 34% 22% 44% 1,943
Don't know 28% 34% 37% 120

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 27% 14% 6% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 33% 20% 6% 4,940
Seldom/never 35% 30% 24% 11% 1,943
Don't know 37% 21% 10% 33% 120

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. 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% 38% 3% 3% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 4,940
Seldom/never 46% 44% 4% 6% 1,943
Don't know 34% 38% 10% 18% 120

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 44% 4% 2% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 48% 4% 2% 4,940
Seldom/never 42% 50% 5% 3% 1,943
Don't know 37% 46% 6% 11% 120

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 66% 4% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 48% 5% 4,940
Seldom/never 48% 46% 6% 1,943
Don't know 36% 49% 15% 120

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. 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% 54% 5% 4% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 33% 5% 4% 4,940
Seldom/never 58% 32% 5% 5% 1,943
Don't know 33% 41% 11% 15% 120

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,722. 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 28% 65% 7% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 42% 10% 4,940
Seldom/never 48% 43% 10% 1,943
Don't know 21% 53% 26% 120

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. 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% 49% 3% 4% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 55% 2% 3% 4,940
Seldom/never 41% 50% 4% 5% 1,943
Don't know 33% 37% 10% 20% 120

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by religious attendance

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 11,722. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 26% 3% 55% 6% 11,722
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 33% 4% 40% 5% 4,940
Seldom/never 20% 31% 5% 37% 7% 1,943
Don't know 7% 23% 10% 41% 19% 120