Attendance at religious services among independents and those who don't lean to either party

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 5,658. 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 33% 31% 35% 1% 5,658
2007 37% 29% 31% 2% 5,770

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Attendance at religious services among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious group

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who attend religious services…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 39% 38% 21% 1% 1,158
Evangelical Protestant 54% 30% 15% 1% 1,230
Historically Black Protestant 54% 34% 9% 3% 184
Jehovah's Witness 90% 8% 2% 1% 188
Mainline Protestant 30% 40% 28% 1% 822
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 24% 70% 1% 1,474

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,815. 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 19% 39% 25% 18% 1,815
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 39% 23% 11% 1,653
Seldom/never 30% 38% 21% 10% 1,851

Generational cohort among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,815. 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% 13% 33% 29% 13% 1% 1,815
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 20% 30% 27% 6% 1% 1,653
Seldom/never 18% 21% 30% 25% 6% 1% 1,851

Gender composition among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 60% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 53% 1,728
Seldom/never 59% 41% 1,916

Racial and ethnic composition among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,860. 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% 11% 4% 30% 5% 1,860
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 9% 6% 22% 6% 1,681
Seldom/never 66% 5% 4% 19% 5% 1,860

Immigrant status among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,859. 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% 8% 60% 1,859
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 9% 67% 1,672
Seldom/never 17% 10% 73% 1,858

Income distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,406. 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% 19% 21% 9% 1,406
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 19% 21% 13% 1,360
Seldom/never 48% 21% 20% 12% 1,538

Educational distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,885. 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% 28% 13% 7% 1,885
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 32% 11% 7% 1,703
Seldom/never 53% 31% 11% 5% 1,890

Marital status among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,898. 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% 5% 13% 8% 19% 1,898
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 10% 15% 5% 27% 1,706
Seldom/never 35% 13% 16% 5% 32% 1,894

Parent of children under 18 among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,904. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 64% 1,904
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 66% 1,713
Seldom/never 28% 72% 1,907

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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 84% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 26% 6% 1% 4% 2% 1,728
Seldom/never 41% 23% 8% 1% 21% 5% 1,916

Importance of religion in one's life among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 9% 1% 1% 1% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 39% 9% 4% 1% 1,728
Seldom/never 21% 28% 20% 29% 2% 1,916

Frequency of prayer among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 84% 10% 2% 3% 1% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 20% 10% 17% 2% 1,728
Seldom/never 27% 13% 7% 52% 1% 1,916

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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 62% 10% 7% 20% 2% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 13% 15% 62% 1% 1,728
Seldom/never 4% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 1,916

Frequency of meditation among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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 62% 6% 2% 27% 4% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 10% 5% 47% 3% 1,728
Seldom/never 29% 7% 4% 58% 1% 1,916

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 9% 3% 4% 2% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 17% 11% 16% 3% 1,728
Seldom/never 42% 12% 10% 33% 2% 1,916

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 12% 9% 21% 3% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 15% 15% 26% 2% 1,728
Seldom/never 43% 12% 11% 32% 2% 1,916

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 5% 27% 4% 5% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 10% 52% 9% 4% 1,728
Seldom/never 11% 13% 60% 13% 3% 1,916

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 57% 2% 3% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,728
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,916

Frequency of reading scripture among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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 71% 8% 4% 15% 1% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 15% 13% 46% 1% 1,728
Seldom/never 10% 5% 6% 78% 1% 1,916

Interpreting scripture among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 26% 6% 10% 7% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 26% 4% 29% 13% 1,728
Seldom/never 14% 16% 2% 56% 12% 1,916

Belief in Heaven among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 82% 10% 9% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 76% 15% 9% 1,728
Seldom/never 50% 38% 13% 1,916

Belief in Hell among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 27% 9% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 31% 11% 1,728
Seldom/never 39% 49% 12% 1,916

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 30% 15% 23% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 37% 18% 19% 1,728
Seldom/never 17% 33% 27% 23% 1,916

Views about size of government among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 46% 5% 8% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 44% 5% 6% 1,728
Seldom/never 52% 37% 5% 7% 1,916

Views about government aid to the poor among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 49% 7% 4% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 47% 6% 4% 1,728
Seldom/never 41% 49% 6% 4% 1,916

Views about abortion among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 63% 7% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 41% 7% 1,728
Seldom/never 61% 30% 8% 1,916

Views about homosexuality among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 48% 8% 7% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 21% 6% 6% 1,728
Seldom/never 74% 16% 5% 5% 1,916

Views about same-sex marriage among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 29% 57% 14% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 30% 15% 1,728
Seldom/never 68% 20% 12% 1,916

Views about environmental regulation among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 53% 5% 8% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 55% 4% 5% 1,728
Seldom/never 35% 55% 3% 6% 1,916

Views about human evolution among independents and those who don't lean to either party by religious attendance

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,921. 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% 23% 3% 51% 9% 1,921
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 28% 7% 30% 8% 1,728
Seldom/never 47% 19% 7% 21% 6% 1,916