Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 19,186. 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 38% 32% 29% < 1% 19,186
2007 41% 33% 26% 1% 16,980

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Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 102. 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 11% 49% 39% < 1% 102
Catholic 42% 38% 20% < 1% 3,868
Evangelical Protestant 60% 28% 11% < 1% 5,851
Historically Black Protestant 51% 35% 13% 1% 454
Jewish 23% 47% 30% < 1% 336
Mainline Protestant 33% 44% 23% < 1% 3,687
Mormon 82% 12% 6% < 1% 524
Orthodox Christian 35% 49% 16% < 1% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 23% 73% < 1% 3,541

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,771. 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% 31% 29% 27% 7,771
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 36% 29% 15% 5,837
Seldom/never 23% 36% 26% 16% 5,117

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,771. 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 9% 9% 26% 35% 19% 2% 7,771
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 14% 30% 34% 9% 1% 5,837
Seldom/never 14% 16% 28% 31% 10% 1% 5,117

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 52% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 43% 5,945
Seldom/never 63% 37% 5,198

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,828. 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% 6% 2% 8% 3% 7,828
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 78% 6% 4% 9% 3% 5,865
Seldom/never 80% 4% 3% 8% 4% 5,110

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,889. 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 8% 8% 84% 7,889
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 9% 10% 81% 5,896
Seldom/never 8% 11% 81% 5,138

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 6,805. 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% 22% 34% 21% 6,805
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 20% 31% 25% 5,290
Seldom/never 29% 21% 28% 21% 4,618

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,915. 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% 33% 21% 12% 7,915
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 37% 19% 10% 5,920
Seldom/never 40% 34% 16% 9% 5,178

Marital status among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,925. 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% 2% 9% 8% 15% 7,925
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 7% 13% 5% 22% 5,923
Seldom/never 44% 10% 13% 5% 27% 5,176

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,919. 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% 7,919
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 70% 5,927
Seldom/never 22% 78% 5,185

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% < 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 25% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 5,945
Seldom/never 37% 26% 10% 1% 22% 5% 5,198

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 42% 11% 3% < 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 18% 27% 24% 30% 1% 5,198

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 11% 1% 2% 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 23% 10% 17% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 26% 14% 7% 53% 1% 5,198

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 12% 9% 19% < 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 11% 13% 69% < 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 3% 2% 1% 93% < 1% 5,198

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 6% 3% 33% 2% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 9% 5% 52% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 27% 8% 4% 59% 1% 5,198

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 10% 4% 3% 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 21% 13% 14% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 41% 14% 11% 33% 1% 5,198

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 11% 21% 2% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 16% 16% 25% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 44% 16% 13% 27% 1% 5,198

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 5% 24% 3% 2% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 11% 55% 7% 2% 5,945
Seldom/never 11% 14% 62% 12% 1% 5,198

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 40% 1% 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 28% 70% 1% 1% 5,198

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 10% 5% 13% 1% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 14% 14% 49% < 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 10% 5% 6% 79% < 1% 5,198

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 35% 4% 7% 4% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 36% 2% 32% 8% 5,945
Seldom/never 10% 18% 1% 63% 8% 5,198

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 6% 7% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 79% 15% 6% 5,945
Seldom/never 49% 42% 9% 5,198

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 15% 7% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 30% 8% 5,945
Seldom/never 36% 55% 8% 5,198

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 13% 20% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 16% 30% 5,945
Seldom/never 44% 22% 34% 5,198

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 25% 7% 3% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 39% 13% 4% 5,945
Seldom/never 32% 39% 22% 7% 5,198

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 28% 4% 2% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 32% 3% 1% 5,945
Seldom/never 57% 38% 4% 2% 5,198

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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 25% 72% 3% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 41% 3% 5,945
Seldom/never 69% 27% 4% 5,198

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 59% 5% 4% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 65% 28% 5% 3% 5,945
Seldom/never 74% 19% 4% 3% 5,198

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,956. 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% 70% 6% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 38% 8% 5,945
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 5,198

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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% 39% 3% 3% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 48% 2% 2% 5,945
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 2% 5,198

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious attendance

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,956. 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 9% 26% 2% 58% 5% 7,956
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 32% 4% 31% 3% 5,945
Seldom/never 52% 20% 5% 20% 3% 5,198