Attendance at religious services among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 17,359. 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 32% 34% 34% < 1% 17,359

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Attendance at religious services among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious group

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 195. 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 15% 53% 32% 1% 195
Catholic 38% 41% 20% 1% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 54% 32% 13% 1% 3,065
Hindu 20% 56% 24% < 1% 114
Historically Black Protestant 54% 36% 10% < 1% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 86% 12% 2% < 1% 142
Jewish 16% 51% 33% < 1% 567
Mainline Protestant 33% 42% 24% < 1% 2,890
Mormon 67% 19% 13% 1% 209
Muslim 46% 32% 20% 2% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 23% 73% < 1% 4,566

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,526. 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% 32% 28% 23% 5,526
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 35% 25% 13% 5,555
Seldom/never 27% 34% 24% 14% 5,866

Generational cohort among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,526. 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% 26% 33% 15% 2% 5,526
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 17% 28% 30% 7% 1% 5,555
Seldom/never 17% 18% 27% 29% 8% 1% 5,866

Gender composition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 61% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 56% 5,662
Seldom/never 52% 48% 5,944

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,598. 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% 23% 3% 19% 4% 5,598
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 16% 5% 17% 4% 5,604
Seldom/never 71% 7% 4% 13% 5% 5,870

Immigrant status among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 19% 9% 71% 5,578
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 11% 72% 5,578
Seldom/never 13% 12% 75% 5,869

Income distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 4,843. 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% 19% 23% 13% 4,843
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 20% 22% 19% 5,097
Seldom/never 38% 19% 23% 20% 5,333

Educational distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,618. 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% 29% 15% 12% 5,618
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 31% 17% 13% 5,641
Seldom/never 37% 31% 19% 13% 5,913

Marital status among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,627. 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% 5% 14% 9% 22% 5,627
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 9% 14% 5% 30% 5,648
Seldom/never 38% 12% 15% 5% 31% 5,921

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,632. 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% 5,632
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 70% 5,642
Seldom/never 24% 76% 5,933

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 25% 7% 1% 6% 2% 5,662
Seldom/never 32% 24% 10% 1% 29% 4% 5,944

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 40% 12% 4% < 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 18% 23% 23% 36% 1% 5,944

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 12% 2% 3% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 22% 9% 19% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 25% 12% 6% 56% 1% 5,944

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 13% 8% 21% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 8% 12% 14% 66% < 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 3% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 5,944

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 8% 3% 28% 2% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 11% 6% 47% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 30% 9% 5% 56% 1% 5,944

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 11% 4% 5% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 19% 13% 15% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 41% 15% 12% 30% 1% 5,944

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 16% 10% 21% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 17% 15% 23% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 47% 15% 14% 23% 1% 5,944

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 8% 29% 4% 2% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 15% 50% 11% 2% 5,662
Seldom/never 9% 18% 54% 17% 2% 5,944

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 63% 2% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 76% 1% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 18% 80% 1% 1% 5,944

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 11% 5% 16% 1% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 15% 15% 48% 1% 5,662
Seldom/never 9% 5% 6% 80% < 1% 5,944

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 31% 3% 11% 6% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 29% 2% 38% 8% 5,662
Seldom/never 11% 14% 1% 68% 6% 5,944

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 8% 5% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 20% 7% 5,662
Seldom/never 43% 49% 8% 5,944

Belief in Hell among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 21% 7% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 38% 8% 5,662
Seldom/never 31% 62% 8% 5,944

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 19% 55% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 16% 66% 5,662
Seldom/never 15% 19% 67% 5,944

Political ideology among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 35% 23% 7% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 40% 35% 4% 5,662
Seldom/never 14% 33% 47% 6% 5,944

Views about size of government among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 58% 3% 4% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 62% 3% 3% 5,662
Seldom/never 34% 58% 3% 5% 5,944

Views about abortion among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 52% 5% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 31% 3% 5,662
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 5,944

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 42% 4% 4% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 77% 18% 3% 2% 5,662
Seldom/never 85% 11% 2% 2% 5,944

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 51% 7% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 24% 6% 5,662
Seldom/never 81% 14% 5% 5,944

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 64% 2% 4% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 71% 1% 2% 5,662
Seldom/never 20% 75% 2% 3% 5,944

Views about human evolution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 5,658. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 30% 3% 46% 5% 5,658
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 29% 4% 25% 3% 5,662
Seldom/never 62% 16% 4% 15% 3% 5,944