Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,395. 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 46% 45% 9% 20,395
2007 50% 38% 12% 20,841

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Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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 27% 67% 5% 160
Catholic 58% 33% 8% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 75% 17% 8% 2,790
Hindu 31% 62% 7% 119
Historically Black Protestant 73% 17% 10% 572
Jewish 14% 77% 8% 548
Mainline Protestant 55% 34% 11% 3,642
Mormon 57% 32% 11% 116
Orthodox Christian 43% 44% 13% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 68% 8% 6,810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,521. 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.
Believe 23% 35% 27% 15% 8,521
Don't believe 26% 34% 23% 17% 9,750
Other/don't know 18% 32% 29% 21% 1,779

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,521. 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.
Believe 14% 15% 28% 32% 9% 1% 8,521
Don't believe 16% 17% 26% 29% 10% 1% 9,750
Other/don't know 11% 13% 26% 35% 13% 2% 1,779

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 50% 50% 8,647
Don't believe 54% 46% 9,910
Other/don't know 49% 51% 1,838

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,563. 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.
Believe 68% 10% 3% 14% 4% 8,563
Don't believe 75% 5% 5% 12% 3% 9,774
Other/don't know 71% 8% 4% 13% 5% 1,790

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,519. 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.
Believe 12% 10% 78% 8,519
Don't believe 13% 13% 73% 9,817
Other/don't know 13% 11% 76% 1,800

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,547. 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.
Believe 37% 21% 25% 16% 7,547
Don't believe 26% 19% 29% 26% 8,862
Other/don't know 36% 21% 22% 21% 1,491

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,609. 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.
Believe 46% 33% 13% 7% 8,609
Don't believe 31% 30% 22% 16% 9,867
Other/don't know 41% 32% 16% 11% 1,822

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,615. 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.
Believe 45% 8% 14% 6% 26% 8,615
Don't believe 45% 10% 11% 5% 29% 9,868
Other/don't know 44% 8% 14% 8% 26% 1,819

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,621. 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.
Believe 29% 71% 8,621
Don't believe 24% 76% 9,884
Other/don't know 23% 77% 1,829

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say they…

Belief in Hell Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 68% 24% 4% 1% 1% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 28% 25% 11% 1% 32% 4% 9,910
Other/don't know 45% 29% 10% 2% 5% 10% 1,838

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 47% 38% 11% 4% < 1% 8,647
Don't believe 16% 26% 24% 33% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 34% 34% 18% 12% 2% 1,838

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 18% 45% 37% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 7% 32% 61% < 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 14% 37% 48% 1% 1,838

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 50% 22% 9% 19% < 1% 8,647
Don't believe 22% 13% 7% 57% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 38% 18% 7% 33% 3% 1,838

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 29% 7% 4% 59% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 29% 10% 6% 55% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 31% 8% 5% 53% 3% 1,838

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 49% 18% 12% 19% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 42% 16% 12% 29% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 45% 15% 12% 25% 3% 1,838

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 37% 15% 14% 33% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 47% 16% 14% 23% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 43% 16% 13% 25% 3% 1,838

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 27% 9% 54% 7% 2% 8,647
Don't believe 7% 18% 57% 17% 2% 9,910
Other/don't know 14% 12% 59% 8% 6% 1,838

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,647. 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.
Believe 32% 66% 1% 1% 8,647
Don't believe 20% 78% 1% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 25% 69% 3% 2% 1,838

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 19% 11% 10% 60% < 1% 8,647
Don't believe 7% 5% 7% 81% < 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 14% 7% 9% 68% 1% 1,838

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 28% 36% 3% 26% 8% 8,647
Don't believe 5% 13% 1% 75% 6% 9,910
Other/don't know 13% 20% 4% 43% 20% 1,838

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 96% 2% 2% 8,647
Don't believe 31% 64% 5% 9,910
Other/don't know 42% 3% 55% 1,838

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 40% 18% 42% 8,647
Don't believe 25% 18% 57% 9,910
Other/don't know 32% 25% 43% 1,838

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 36% 36% 21% 7% 8,647
Don't believe 18% 36% 41% 5% 9,910
Other/don't know 29% 36% 23% 12% 1,838

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 53% 41% 3% 4% 8,647
Don't believe 49% 45% 3% 3% 9,910
Other/don't know 50% 36% 7% 8% 1,838

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 49% 45% 3% 2% 8,647
Don't believe 35% 60% 3% 1% 9,910
Other/don't know 40% 49% 6% 5% 1,838

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 53% 42% 4% 8,647
Don't believe 78% 18% 3% 9,910
Other/don't know 60% 31% 9% 1,838

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 66% 27% 4% 3% 8,647
Don't believe 86% 10% 2% 2% 9,910
Other/don't know 71% 16% 6% 6% 1,838

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 56% 37% 8% 8,647
Don't believe 81% 14% 5% 9,910
Other/don't know 60% 27% 13% 1,838

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say…

Belief in Hell Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 41% 54% 2% 3% 8,647
Don't believe 26% 70% 2% 2% 9,910
Other/don't know 34% 54% 5% 7% 1,838

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in hell

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say humans…

Belief in Hell Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,647. 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.
Believe 27% 32% 4% 32% 4% 8,647
Don't believe 65% 16% 4% 13% 2% 9,910
Other/don't know 39% 21% 11% 19% 10% 1,838