Attendance at religious services among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 15,190. 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 21% 39% 39% < 1% 15,190
2007 26% 39% 34% 1% 18,234

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Attendance at religious services among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 111. 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 14% 59% 27% < 1% 111
Catholic 29% 46% 25% < 1% 3,428
Evangelical Protestant 34% 45% 21% < 1% 2,407
Historically Black Protestant 44% 44% 12% < 1% 751
Jewish 14% 49% 37% < 1% 414
Mainline Protestant 22% 46% 31% < 1% 2,990
Mormon 47% 28% 24% 1% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 24% 73% < 1% 4,142

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,356. 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% 30% 27% 25% 3,356
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 35% 26% 14% 5,694
Seldom/never 24% 37% 25% 15% 5,808

Generational cohort among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,356. 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% 11% 25% 32% 17% 2% 3,356
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 16% 28% 30% 9% 1% 5,694
Seldom/never 14% 18% 29% 30% 9% 1% 5,808

Gender composition among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 55% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 50% 5,806
Seldom/never 54% 46% 5,893

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,367. 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% 18% 4% 16% 4% 3,367
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 12% 4% 13% 3% 5,739
Seldom/never 76% 7% 3% 10% 4% 5,820

Immigrant status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,374. 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 17% 10% 73% 3,374
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 11% 76% 5,734
Seldom/never 9% 10% 81% 5,821

Income distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,905. 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 39% 20% 25% 16% 2,905
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 21% 27% 21% 5,146
Seldom/never 35% 21% 26% 18% 5,218

Educational distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 29% 15% 9% 3,402
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 34% 16% 10% 5,779
Seldom/never 44% 32% 15% 8% 5,870

Marital status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,411. 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% 5% 12% 9% 21% 3,411
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 9% 13% 6% 26% 5,784
Seldom/never 41% 11% 14% 5% 28% 5,875

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,411. 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% 70% 3,411
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 69% 5,788
Seldom/never 26% 74% 5,881

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say they…

Attendance at religious services Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 79% 16% 2% 1% 1% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 28% 6% 1% 4% 2% 5,806
Seldom/never 35% 27% 10% 1% 22% 5% 5,893

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 79% 18% 1% 1% < 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 47% 13% 3% < 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 16% 28% 25% 30% 1% 5,893

Frequency of prayer among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 18% 3% 4% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 23% 11% 19% 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 25% 14% 8% 53% 1% 5,893

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 14% 10% 31% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 10% 13% 71% < 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 5,893

Frequency of meditation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 8% 4% 37% 2% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 10% 6% 54% 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 25% 7% 4% 62% 1% 5,893

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 14% 7% 7% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 21% 15% 16% 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 38% 15% 12% 34% 1% 5,893

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 43% 17% 12% 26% 2% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 17% 16% 27% 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 40% 15% 14% 30% 1% 5,893

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Attendance at religious services There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 67% 1% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 73% 1% 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 22% 76% 1% 1% 5,893

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 13% 8% 26% 1% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 14% 14% 55% < 1% 5,806
Seldom/never 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 5,893

Interpreting scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 34% 3% 15% 7% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 34% 2% 36% 9% 5,806
Seldom/never 10% 17% 1% 64% 8% 5,893

Belief in Heaven among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 7% 5% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 78% 16% 6% 5,806
Seldom/never 49% 41% 10% 5,893

Belief in Hell among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 23% 7% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 35% 9% 5,806
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 5,893

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 17% 45% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 17% 47% 5,806
Seldom/never 30% 21% 48% 5,893

Political ideology among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 39% 35% 20% 6% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 41% 23% 6% 5,806
Seldom/never 24% 36% 32% 8% 5,893

Views about size of government among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 44% 3% 3% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 42% 3% 3% 5,806
Seldom/never 53% 40% 3% 4% 5,893

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 49% 4% 2% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 48% 3% 2% 5,806
Seldom/never 43% 51% 4% 2% 5,893

Views about abortion among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 49% 5% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 32% 4% 5,806
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 5,893

Views about homosexuality among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 35% 5% 4% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 21% 3% 3% 5,806
Seldom/never 79% 15% 3% 3% 5,893

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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% 45% 9% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 28% 8% 5,806
Seldom/never 73% 20% 7% 5,893

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Attendance at religious services Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 39% 54% 3% 4% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 57% 2% 2% 5,806
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 3% 5,893

Views about human evolution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say humans…

Attendance at religious services Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,423. 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 20% 31% 3% 41% 6% 3,423
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 30% 4% 26% 3% 5,806
Seldom/never 54% 19% 5% 18% 4% 5,893