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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 3,881. 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 19% 38% 43% < 1% 3,881
2007 23% 38% 38% 1% 3,367

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 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 33% 45% 22% 1% 738
Evangelical Protestant 31% 49% 19% < 1% 408
Historically Black Protestant 45% 42% 12% 2% 111
Jewish 10% 64% 27% < 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 25% 49% 26% 1% 647
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 24% 72% < 1% 1,396

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 752. 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% 31% 22% 20% 752
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 37% 21% 8% 1,396
Seldom/never 34% 32% 22% 12% 1,664

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 752. 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% 14% 26% 27% 14% 1% 752
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 20% 29% 24% 5% < 1% 1,396
Seldom/never 23% 19% 24% 26% 7% 1% 1,664

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 764. 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% 52% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 47% 1,413
Seldom/never 58% 42% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 754. 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% 14% 4% 19% 4% 754
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 65% 9% 6% 16% 4% 1,398
Seldom/never 72% 4% 6% 14% 4% 1,669

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 752. 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% 11% 69% 752
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 14% 70% 1,398
Seldom/never 14% 14% 72% 1,671

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 672. 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% 18% 26% 23% 672
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 17% 28% 26% 1,279
Seldom/never 30% 19% 27% 24% 1,527

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 760. 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% 26% 21% 18% 760
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 34% 23% 16% 1,413
Seldom/never 28% 33% 22% 16% 1,678

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 760. 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% 5% 11% 5% 28% 760
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 10% 12% 3% 34% 1,411
Seldom/never 36% 12% 13% 4% 35% 1,682

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 763. 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% 67% 763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 72% 1,409
Seldom/never 20% 80% 1,685

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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 73% 20% 3% 2% 2% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 31% 10% < 1% 9% 3% 1,413
Seldom/never 24% 24% 14% 1% 30% 6% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 22% 2% 1% < 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 48% 16% 7% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 13% 21% 28% 38% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 21% 2% 6% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 25% 12% 24% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 21% 12% 7% 60% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 18% 12% 25% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 10% 13% 71% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 93% < 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 10% 3% 28% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 12% 7% 41% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 32% 12% 5% 50% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 17% 7% 6% < 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 21% 11% 16% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 42% 18% 11% 27% 2% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 15% 10% 15% 2% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 17% 12% 16% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 55% 16% 13% 15% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 69% 1% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 24% 74% 2% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 17% 7% 23% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 15% 15% 52% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 7% 6% 7% 80% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 39% 2% 25% 6% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 12% 27% < 1% 50% 10% 1,413
Seldom/never 6% 10% 1% 77% 6% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 13% 7% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 27% 10% 1,413
Seldom/never 33% 57% 10% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 32% 8% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 48% 9% 1,413
Seldom/never 23% 70% 8% 1,687

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 16% 50% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 14% 56% 1,413
Seldom/never 22% 18% 59% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 37% 29% 4% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 40% 35% 3% 1,413
Seldom/never 14% 33% 48% 4% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 4% 2% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 49% 3% 3% 1,413
Seldom/never 45% 47% 4% 4% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 60% 3% < 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 61% 5% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 30% 65% 3% 2% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 46% 6% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 28% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 79% 18% 3% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 28% 4% 3% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 84% 12% 3% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 89% 7% 3% 1% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. 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% 35% 7% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 77% 18% 4% 1,413
Seldom/never 86% 10% 4% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 62% 2% 1% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 21% 73% 3% 3% 1,687

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

% of adults who say philosophy/reason 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 = 764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 36% 5% 27% 3% 764
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 28% 4% 16% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 67% 16% 5% 10% 2% 1,687