Attendance at religious services among non-parents

% of non-parents 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 = 26,567. 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 35% 32% 32% 1% 26,567
2007 39% 31% 29% 1% 24,726

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Attendance at religious services among non-parents by religious group

% of non-parents 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 = 217. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 18% 47% 34% 1% 217
Catholic 39% 39% 22% 1% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 57% 29% 13% 1% 6,385
Hindu 14% 59% 26% < 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 53% 36% 10% 1% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 86% 9% 4% 1% 182
Jewish 16% 49% 35% < 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 33% 41% 25% 1% 4,844
Mormon 75% 14% 10% 1% 419
Muslim 45% 29% 24% 2% 147
Orthodox Christian 27% 61% 12% < 1% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 23% 73% < 1% 5,788

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,662. 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 18% 15% 34% 34% 9,662
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 21% 32% 19% 8,058
Seldom/never 27% 25% 28% 19% 8,157
Don't know 15% 16% 31% 39% 144

Generational cohort among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,662. 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 14% 6% 13% 42% 23% 2% 9,662
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 12% 17% 38% 11% 1% 8,058
Seldom/never 18% 15% 20% 34% 12% 1% 8,157
Don't know 11% 10% 9% 41% 26% 3% 144

Gender composition among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 49% 8,215
Seldom/never 57% 43% 8,286
Don't know 48% 52% 176

Racial and ethnic composition among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,739. 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% 15% 2% 13% 3% 9,739
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 12% 5% 13% 4% 8,111
Seldom/never 75% 6% 4% 11% 4% 8,164
Don't know 73% 10% 1% 11% 4% 150

Immigrant status among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,765. 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% 9% 78% 9,765
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 12% 76% 8,112
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 8,179
Don't know 14% 9% 77% 161

Income distribution among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 8,208. 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% 21% 27% 15% 8,208
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 21% 26% 19% 7,179
Seldom/never 35% 22% 25% 18% 7,233

Educational distribution among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 30% 15% 10% 9,830
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 33% 16% 10% 8,183
Seldom/never 41% 31% 17% 10% 8,245
Don't know 50% 25% 15% 10% 163

Marital status among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,844. 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% 3% 12% 12% 24% 9,844
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 7% 14% 7% 34% 8,179
Seldom/never 34% 10% 15% 7% 35% 8,248
Don't know 33% 3% 11% 23% 30% 159

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 25% 6% 1% 5% 2% 8,215
Seldom/never 36% 23% 10% 1% 25% 5% 8,286
Don't know 60% 13% 3% 5% 5% 14% 176

Importance of religion in one's life among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 9% 1% 1% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 40% 12% 4% < 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 20% 25% 22% 32% 1% 8,286
Don't know 54% 18% 4% 5% 19% 176

Frequency of prayer among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 12% 1% 3% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 22% 10% 18% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 27% 12% 6% 54% 1% 8,286
Don't know 46% 12% 4% 9% 29% 176

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 12% 8% 21% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 8% 11% 13% 68% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 3% 1% 2% 93% < 1% 8,286
Don't know 13% 7% 7% 49% 24% 176

Frequency of meditation among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 7% 3% 28% 3% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 11% 6% 47% 2% 8,215
Seldom/never 28% 8% 5% 58% 1% 8,286
Don't know 41% 4% 2% 30% 23% 176

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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 81% 10% 4% 4% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 19% 13% 14% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 40% 15% 11% 32% 2% 8,286
Don't know 60% 6% 7% 9% 19% 176

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 16% 14% 25% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 45% 14% 13% 26% 1% 8,286
Don't know 39% 7% 12% 22% 20% 176

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 27% 4% 3% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 13% 52% 9% 3% 8,215
Seldom/never 11% 16% 57% 14% 2% 8,286
Don't know 30% 10% 31% 9% 21% 176

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 52% 2% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 69% 1% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 8,286
Don't know 29% 58% 6% 7% 176

Frequency of reading scripture among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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 69% 10% 5% 15% 1% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 15% 14% 49% 1% 8,215
Seldom/never 9% 5% 6% 79% 1% 8,286
Don't know 30% 7% 8% 26% 29% 176

Interpreting scripture among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 30% 4% 9% 5% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 24% 31% 2% 34% 8% 8,215
Seldom/never 13% 15% 1% 63% 7% 8,286
Don't know 27% 15% 6% 17% 35% 176

Belief in Heaven among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 7% 6% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 76% 17% 7% 8,215
Seldom/never 46% 44% 10% 8,286
Don't know 60% 11% 28% 176

Belief in Hell among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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 75% 18% 8% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 34% 8% 8,215
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 8,286
Don't know 50% 17% 33% 176

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 16% 38% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 16% 48% 8,215
Seldom/never 29% 20% 52% 8,286
Don't know 27% 40% 32% 176

Political ideology among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 29% 15% 6% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 37% 25% 6% 8,215
Seldom/never 23% 34% 36% 7% 8,286
Don't know 31% 19% 11% 39% 176

Views about size of government among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 37% 3% 4% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 44% 3% 3% 8,215
Seldom/never 50% 41% 3% 5% 8,286
Don't know 41% 33% 9% 17% 176

Views about government aid to the poor among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 45% 4% 2% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 51% 3% 2% 8,215
Seldom/never 39% 55% 4% 2% 8,286
Don't know 40% 42% 3% 16% 176

Views about abortion among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 62% 5% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 35% 4% 8,215
Seldom/never 72% 23% 5% 8,286
Don't know 40% 39% 21% 176

Views about homosexuality among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 51% 4% 4% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 23% 4% 3% 8,215
Seldom/never 78% 16% 3% 3% 8,286
Don't know 41% 29% 10% 21% 176

Views about same-sex marriage among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,890. 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% 7% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 31% 8% 8,215
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 8,286
Don't know 31% 36% 32% 176

Views about environmental regulation among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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% 49% 3% 4% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 58% 2% 3% 8,215
Seldom/never 31% 63% 2% 3% 8,286
Don't know 29% 43% 7% 21% 176

Views about human evolution among non-parents by religious attendance

% of non-parents 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 = 9,890. 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 12% 26% 3% 52% 6% 9,890
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 29% 5% 29% 3% 8,215
Seldom/never 55% 18% 5% 18% 4% 8,286
Don't know 21% 16% 16% 33% 14% 176