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

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,591. 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 39% 33% 27% < 1% 15,591

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 40% 40% 20% < 1% 3,398
Evangelical Protestant 60% 29% 11% < 1% 4,997
Historically Black Protestant 53% 37% 10% < 1% 502
Jewish 25% 46% 29% < 1% 228
Mainline Protestant 32% 44% 23% < 1% 2,822
Mormon 81% 12% 7% 1% 418
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 25% 70% < 1% 2,566

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,486. 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% 32% 28% 25% 6,486
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 37% 28% 13% 4,867
Seldom/never 24% 37% 24% 16% 3,862

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

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

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,486. 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% 10% 27% 34% 17% 1% 6,486
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 14% 30% 32% 8% 1% 4,867
Seldom/never 14% 17% 29% 28% 10% 1% 3,862

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

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

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 54% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 47% 4,947
Seldom/never 60% 40% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,531. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 8% 2% 13% 3% 6,531
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 8% 4% 14% 3% 4,884
Seldom/never 76% 5% 3% 12% 3% 3,871

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

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

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,569. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 8% 79% 6,569
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 10% 77% 4,893
Seldom/never 11% 10% 79% 3,873

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 5,655. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 22% 33% 19% 5,655
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 20% 30% 23% 4,384
Seldom/never 29% 22% 30% 19% 3,440

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

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

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,605. 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% 32% 19% 10% 6,605
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 35% 16% 8% 4,928
Seldom/never 45% 33% 14% 7% 3,906

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

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

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,612. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 2% 9% 7% 17% 6,612
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 7% 12% 5% 23% 4,922
Seldom/never 45% 10% 13% 6% 27% 3,901

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

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

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,610. 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 32% 68% 6,610
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 68% 4,928
Seldom/never 25% 75% 3,912

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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 90% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 25% 5% 1% 3% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 41% 26% 10% 1% 18% 4% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 41% 10% 3% < 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 21% 29% 22% 26% 1% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 1% 2% 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 23% 10% 15% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 28% 14% 7% 50% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 13% 8% 19% 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 7% 12% 14% 67% < 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 4% 1% 2% 93% < 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 7% 3% 33% 2% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 9% 5% 54% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 24% 7% 4% 64% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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 81% 10% 4% 4% 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 20% 13% 13% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 40% 15% 11% 33% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 17% 10% 22% 2% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 16% 16% 28% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 41% 15% 12% 32% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 4% 25% 4% 2% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 9% 56% 7% 2% 4,947
Seldom/never 12% 12% 63% 11% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 41% 1% 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 61% 1% 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 30% 68% 1% 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 9% 5% 13% 1% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 15% 13% 49% < 1% 4,947
Seldom/never 10% 5% 6% 78% < 1% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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 54% 32% 4% 6% 4% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 36% 2% 27% 8% 4,947
Seldom/never 15% 20% 2% 57% 7% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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% 6% 7% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 83% 12% 5% 4,947
Seldom/never 55% 36% 10% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 14% 7% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 27% 7% 4,947
Seldom/never 43% 48% 9% 3,924

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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% 14% 21% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 17% 27% 4,947
Seldom/never 48% 22% 29% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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% 23% 8% 4% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 35% 13% 6% 4,947
Seldom/never 36% 35% 21% 8% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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% 21% 2% 2% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 26% 2% 2% 4,947
Seldom/never 72% 24% 2% 2% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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 24% 73% 3% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 52% 44% 4% 4,947
Seldom/never 64% 32% 4% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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% 59% 4% 3% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 30% 4% 3% 4,947
Seldom/never 71% 22% 4% 3% 3,924

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

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

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. 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 22% 72% 6% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 41% 9% 4,947
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 38% 2% 3% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 45% 2% 2% 4,947
Seldom/never 48% 48% 2% 2% 3,924

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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 6,636. 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% 24% 2% 59% 5% 6,636
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 31% 4% 34% 3% 4,947
Seldom/never 48% 22% 4% 23% 4% 3,924