Attendance at religious services among whites

% of whites 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 = 24,900. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 32% 33% 1% 24,900
2007 37% 34% 28% 1% 27,309

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Attendance at religious services among whites by religious group

% of whites 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 = 141. 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 21% 44% 34% 1% 141
Catholic 39% 40% 21% 1% 4,827
Evangelical Protestant 57% 30% 13% 1% 6,633
Jewish 18% 51% 31% < 1% 782
Mainline Protestant 31% 43% 25% 1% 5,322
Mormon 78% 13% 9% < 1% 575
Orthodox Christian 26% 56% 18% < 1% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 20% 77% < 1% 5,490

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,860. 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 13% 27% 29% 30% 8,860
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 34% 29% 17% 7,616
Seldom/never 22% 34% 26% 18% 7,887
Don't know 12% 24% 28% 36% 107

Generational cohort among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,860. 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 9% 9% 23% 36% 21% 2% 8,860
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 13% 28% 35% 10% 1% 7,616
Seldom/never 13% 16% 27% 32% 11% 1% 7,887
Don't know 5% 15% 15% 36% 25% 3% 107

Gender composition among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 56% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 52% 7,748
Seldom/never 54% 46% 7,994
Don't know 43% 57% 125

Immigrant status among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,963. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 3% 7% 90% 8,963
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 4% 8% 88% 7,692
Seldom/never 5% 8% 87% 7,921
Don't know 5% 5% 91% 119

Income distribution among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 7,683. 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 26% 21% 33% 20% 7,683
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 19% 30% 25% 6,907
Seldom/never 31% 20% 28% 22% 7,122

Educational distribution among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,995. 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% 31% 20% 13% 8,995
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 34% 19% 12% 7,722
Seldom/never 38% 32% 18% 12% 7,968
Don't know 48% 28% 14% 10% 118

Marital status among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,000. 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 65% 2% 9% 10% 14% 9,000
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 7% 13% 6% 21% 7,720
Seldom/never 44% 11% 14% 6% 25% 7,967
Don't know 42% 8% 6% 23% 21% 117

Parent of children under 18 among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,005. 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 27% 73% 9,005
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 72% 7,727
Seldom/never 22% 78% 7,979
Don't know 13% 87% 121

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 89% 9% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 26% 6% 1% 5% 2% 7,748
Seldom/never 32% 25% 10% 1% 27% 5% 7,994
Don't know 69% 12% 1% 4% 2% 13% 125

Importance of religion in one's life among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 43% 12% 3% < 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 16% 25% 24% 34% 1% 7,994
Don't know 58% 18% 6% 3% 14% 125

Frequency of prayer among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 1% 2% 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 24% 10% 19% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 24% 13% 7% 56% 1% 7,994
Don't know 53% 12% 4% 7% 24% 125

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 13% 10% 22% < 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 9% 12% 72% < 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 2% 1% 1% 95% < 1% 7,994
Don't know 14% 4% 9% 52% 21% 125

Frequency of meditation among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 7% 3% 35% 2% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 10% 5% 53% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 25% 8% 5% 62% 1% 7,994
Don't know 41% 1% 4% 32% 22% 125

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 80% 11% 5% 4% 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 21% 13% 15% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 38% 15% 11% 33% 2% 7,994
Don't know 62% 4% 5% 9% 20% 125

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 17% 11% 21% 2% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 17% 15% 26% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 44% 16% 13% 26% 1% 7,994
Don't know 36% 7% 12% 27% 19% 125

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 5% 25% 3% 3% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 12% 54% 8% 2% 7,748
Seldom/never 9% 15% 61% 14% 2% 7,994
Don't know 38% 8% 30% 8% 16% 125

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 45% 2% 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 7,994
Don't know 32% 58% 6% 4% 125

Frequency of reading scripture among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 10% 6% 16% 1% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 14% 14% 53% 1% 7,748
Seldom/never 7% 5% 5% 82% < 1% 7,994
Don't know 40% 4% 4% 25% 27% 125

Interpreting scripture among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 35% 4% 8% 5% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 34% 2% 35% 8% 7,748
Seldom/never 10% 16% 1% 65% 7% 7,994
Don't know 31% 19% 7% 15% 29% 125

Belief in Heaven among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 7% 7% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 77% 17% 7% 7,748
Seldom/never 46% 45% 9% 7,994
Don't know 70% 8% 22% 125

Belief in Hell among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 17% 8% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 35% 8% 7,748
Seldom/never 34% 58% 8% 7,994
Don't know 57% 14% 29% 125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 13% 24% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 15% 39% 7,748
Seldom/never 32% 19% 49% 7,994
Don't know 37% 39% 24% 125

Political ideology among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 27% 10% 4% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 39% 21% 5% 7,748
Seldom/never 24% 34% 35% 7% 7,994
Don't know 33% 20% 10% 38% 125

Views about size of government among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 22% 2% 4% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 34% 3% 3% 7,748
Seldom/never 54% 38% 4% 5% 7,994
Don't know 43% 34% 8% 15% 125

Views about government aid to the poor among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 36% 4% 2% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 46% 3% 2% 7,748
Seldom/never 41% 54% 4% 2% 7,994
Don't know 46% 39% 2% 13% 125

Views about abortion among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 67% 3% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 36% 4% 7,748
Seldom/never 74% 22% 4% 7,994
Don't know 44% 40% 17% 125

Views about homosexuality among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 55% 4% 4% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 23% 4% 3% 7,748
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 3% 7,994
Don't know 37% 32% 10% 21% 125

Views about same-sex marriage among whites by religious attendance

% of whites who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 65% 6% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 31% 7% 7,748
Seldom/never 74% 20% 7% 7,994
Don't know 33% 42% 25% 125

Views about environmental regulation among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 46% 3% 3% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 57% 2% 2% 7,748
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 3% 7,994
Don't know 35% 41% 8% 17% 125

Views about human evolution among whites by religious attendance

% of whites 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 = 9,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 26% 3% 55% 5% 9,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 30% 4% 27% 3% 7,748
Seldom/never 59% 17% 5% 16% 3% 7,994
Don't know 19% 14% 17% 37% 13% 125