Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,591. 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 48% 49% 2% 1% 8,591

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Religious tradition 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 = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 33% 64% 1% 2% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 60% 37% 2% 1% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 33% 65% 1% 1% 875
Jehovah's Witness 57% 38% 2% 2% 204
Jewish 27% 66% 5% 2% 121
Mainline Protestant 39% 58% 1% 1% 1,221
Mormon 64% 33% 3% < 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 63% 2% 4% 305

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,269. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 13% 34% 31% 22% 4,269
Right or wrong depends on the situation 19% 33% 28% 20% 3,863
Neither/both equally 14% 30% 28% 27% 147

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,269. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 8% 10% 29% 37% 15% 1% 4,269
Right or wrong depends on the situation 13% 12% 27% 32% 14% 2% 3,863
Neither/both equally 10% 10% 24% 33% 20% 3% 147

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 54% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 62% 3,947
Neither/both equally 46% 54% 153
Don't know 42% 58% 100

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,313. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 70% 13% 2% 12% 4% 4,313
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 24% 4% 20% 4% 3,896
Neither/both equally 65% 12% < 1% 17% 5% 146

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,356. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 12% 6% 82% 4,356
Right or wrong depends on the situation 21% 9% 71% 3,882
Neither/both equally 17% 6% 78% 144

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,758. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 32% 21% 31% 16% 3,758
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 21% 22% 11% 3,378
Neither/both equally 29% 15% 41% 14% 114

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,362. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 38% 33% 19% 10% 4,362
Right or wrong depends on the situation 50% 29% 13% 8% 3,923
Neither/both equally 41% 29% 15% 15% 152

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,370. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 65% 2% 11% 7% 16% 4,370
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 6% 16% 9% 22% 3,925
Neither/both equally 53% 4% 13% 11% 18% 150

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,367. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 32% 68% 4,367
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 68% 3,928
Neither/both equally 24% 76% 153

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 85% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 89% 5% < 1% 3% < 1% 3% 153
Don't know 75% 17% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 100

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 95% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 153
Don't know 89% 3% < 1% 2% 5% 100

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 89% 8% 3% < 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 80% 14% 6% < 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 89% 8% 3% < 1% 153
Don't know 67% 22% 11% 1% 100

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 85% 11% 1% 2% < 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 88% 8% < 1% 3% 1% 153
Don't know 93% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 100

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 65% 5% 2% 26% 2% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 64% 7% 2% 24% 2% 3,947
Neither/both equally 72% 3% 1% 19% 5% 153
Don't know 74% 1% 2% 16% 8% 100

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 89% 5% 2% 2% 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 81% 9% 4% 5% 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 89% 7% 1% 1% 3% 153
Don't know 83% 6% 4% 1% 6% 100

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 58% 15% 8% 17% 2% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 53% 15% 9% 21% 2% 3,947
Neither/both equally 60% 12% 4% 17% 8% 153
Don't know 49% 10% 13% 12% 17% 100

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 78% 3% 15% 2% 2% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 54% 7% 31% 5% 3% 3,947
Neither/both equally 62% 3% 21% 4% 10% 153
Don't know 57% 4% 20% 9% 10% 100

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 88% 5% 2% 4% 1% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 76% 9% 3% 10% 1% 3,947
Neither/both equally 91% 2% < 1% 6% 1% 153
Don't know 70% 6% 2% 15% 8% 100

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 63% 25% 5% 3% 3% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 54% 28% 3% 9% 5% 3,947
Neither/both equally 46% 28% 14% 5% 7% 153
Don't know 56% 14% 7% 15% 7% 100

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 84% 7% 8% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 88% 7% 5% 3,947
Neither/both equally 82% 8% 10% 153
Don't know 83% 6% 10% 100

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 80% 13% 7% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 73% 20% 7% 3,947
Neither/both equally 78% 15% 7% 153
Don't know 70% 15% 15% 100

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 60% 16% 24% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 20% 48% 3,947
Neither/both equally 44% 26% 30% 153
Don't know 17% 34% 49% 100

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 66% 20% 8% 7% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 32% 21% 7% 3,947
Neither/both equally 55% 17% 13% 15% 153
Don't know 37% 16% 27% 20% 100

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 25% 2% 3% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 41% 53% 3% 3% 3,947
Neither/both equally 54% 29% 10% 7% 153
Don't know 42% 38% 6% 14% 100

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 60% 34% 4% 2% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 56% 4% 3% 3,947
Neither/both equally 45% 35% 17% 3% 153
Don't know 36% 43% 3% 18% 100

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 21% 76% 3% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 56% 5% 3,947
Neither/both equally 17% 70% 13% 153
Don't know 27% 52% 21% 100

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 23% 70% 4% 3% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 45% 6% 4% 3,947
Neither/both equally 29% 53% 11% 7% 153
Don't know 28% 51% 6% 16% 100

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 15% 78% 6% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 56% 9% 3,947
Neither/both equally 20% 62% 17% 153
Don't know 21% 59% 21% 100

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 53% 41% 3% 3% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 55% 2% 4% 3,947
Neither/both equally 37% 40% 19% 4% 153
Don't know 34% 31% 5% 30% 100

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 6% 19% 1% 69% 4% 4,391
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 29% 3% 46% 6% 3,947
Neither/both equally 5% 16% 4% 57% 18% 153
Don't know 11% 9% 10% 45% 26% 100