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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 11,754. 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.
2014 66% 24% 10% 1% 11,754
2007 70% 21% 8% < 1% 10,833

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

% of adults who say religion 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 61% 28% 10% < 1% 2,203
Evangelical Protestant 73% 20% 7% 1% 5,299
Historically Black Protestant 64% 28% 7% 1% 929
Jehovah's Witness 89% 8% 2% 1% 194
Jewish 55% 29% 15% < 1% 126
Mainline Protestant 57% 32% 11% < 1% 1,825
Mormon 91% 7% 2% < 1% 428
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 35% 39% 1% 441

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,829. 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 15% 32% 29% 24% 7,829
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 37% 31% 14% 2,596
Seldom/never 15% 32% 31% 22% 1,002

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,829. 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 10% 11% 27% 35% 16% 1% 7,829
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 11% 13% 31% 37% 8% 1% 2,596
Seldom/never 9% 13% 25% 37% 14% 3% 1,002

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

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

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 60% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 57% 2,638
Seldom/never 48% 52% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,931. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 15% 2% 15% 3% 7,931
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 17% 3% 17% 4% 2,607
Seldom/never 63% 12% 2% 17% 7% 1,000

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,941. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 8% 78% 7,941
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 8% 77% 2,598
Seldom/never 14% 9% 77% 1,003

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 6,829. 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% 21% 30% 15% 6,829
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 21% 23% 16% 2,346
Seldom/never 49% 21% 19% 11% 873

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,985. 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 41% 32% 17% 10% 7,985
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 34% 13% 7% 2,628
Seldom/never 57% 31% 7% 5% 1,013

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,994. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 3% 11% 9% 17% 7,994
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 7% 17% 5% 22% 2,628
Seldom/never 39% 7% 20% 10% 23% 1,013

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 7,995. 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 31% 69% 7,995
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 67% 2,626
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,016

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 92% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 80% 14% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 96% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 76% 21% 2% 1% < 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 64% 26% 5% 4% 1% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 72% 19% 5% 4% 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 65% 16% 4% 13% 1% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 12% 7% 14% 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 17% 17% 51% < 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 14% 5% 3% 78% < 1% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 6% 2% 28% 2% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 9% 5% 45% 2% 2,638
Seldom/never 40% 6% 3% 47% 3% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 86% 8% 3% 2% 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 16% 9% 8% 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 60% 13% 9% 16% 2% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 16% 9% 20% 2% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 15% 14% 27% 2% 2,638
Seldom/never 44% 13% 13% 29% 2% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 42% 1% 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 55% 1% 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 37% 61% 1% 2% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 8% 3% 8% 1% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 18% 12% 27% 1% 2,638
Seldom/never 33% 11% 7% 49% 1% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 29% 4% 3% 3% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 34% 4% 10% 6% 2,638
Seldom/never 43% 30% 4% 17% 6% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 5% 6% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 90% 6% 4% 2,638
Seldom/never 85% 9% 7% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 77% 17% 6% 2,638
Seldom/never 71% 21% 8% 1,021

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 16% 31% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 18% 39% 2,638
Seldom/never 41% 22% 38% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 25% 10% 6% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 30% 18% 6% 2,638
Seldom/never 42% 25% 22% 11% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 60% 34% 3% 3% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 43% 3% 3% 2,638
Seldom/never 51% 41% 3% 5% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 41% 4% 2% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 46% 4% 2% 2,638
Seldom/never 46% 47% 4% 3% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 23% 73% 3% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 55% 5% 2,638
Seldom/never 42% 53% 5% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 62% 5% 4% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 39% 5% 4% 2,638
Seldom/never 48% 41% 5% 6% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 21% 73% 7% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 50% 9% 2,638
Seldom/never 38% 52% 10% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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% 4% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 52% 2% 3% 2,638
Seldom/never 45% 48% 3% 4% 1,021

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 8,030. 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 7% 24% 2% 62% 5% 8,030
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 32% 3% 47% 4% 2,638
Seldom/never 15% 31% 3% 44% 7% 1,021