Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,299. 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 62% 30% 8% 5,299
2007 60% 28% 11% 5,789

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Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/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 64% 29% 7% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 78% 15% 7% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 80% 14% 6% 219
Jewish 26% 68% 6% 135
Mainline Protestant 59% 31% 10% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 48% 42% 10% 754

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,038. 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% 35% 26% 13% 3,038
Don't believe 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,732
Other/don't know 17% 32% 31% 20% 455

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,038. 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 17% 16% 28% 30% 8% 1% 3,038
Don't believe 15% 13% 27% 34% 11% 1% 1,732
Other/don't know 8% 13% 28% 36% 14% 1% 455

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 52% 48% 3,076
Don't believe 44% 56% 1,760
Other/don't know 47% 53% 463

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,045. 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 65% 11% 3% 17% 3% 3,045
Don't believe 73% 7% 3% 14% 3% 1,733
Other/don't know 73% 8% 4% 13% 3% 453

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 15% 10% 76% 3,042
Don't believe 14% 11% 75% 1,741
Other/don't know 13% 9% 78% 458

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,736. 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% 20% 26% 16% 2,736
Don't believe 27% 19% 29% 25% 1,565
Other/don't know 31% 19% 25% 25% 385

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,062. 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% 33% 14% 7% 3,062
Don't believe 34% 29% 20% 17% 1,752
Other/don't know 39% 28% 20% 13% 462

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 7% 13% 5% 30% 3,071
Don't believe 50% 8% 14% 5% 24% 1,753
Other/don't know 48% 11% 11% 7% 23% 457

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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% 68% 3,068
Don't believe 27% 73% 1,753
Other/don't know 26% 74% 462

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 71% 25% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,076
Don't believe 46% 42% 8% < 1% 2% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 52% 39% 6% 1% 1% 2% 463

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 42% 6% 2% < 1% 3,076
Don't believe 30% 50% 14% 5% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 37% 45% 12% 4% 2% 463

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 30% 48% 21% 1% 3,076
Don't believe 20% 48% 32% < 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 24% 44% 31% 1% 463

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who attend prayer group…

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 = 3,076. 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 16% 12% 11% 61% < 1% 3,076
Don't believe 9% 7% 10% 74% < 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 11% 9% 7% 73% < 1% 463

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 10% 5% 56% 1% 3,076
Don't believe 36% 13% 6% 44% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 35% 12% 7% 45% 1% 463

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 23% 14% 12% 1% 3,076
Don't believe 48% 22% 15% 14% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 45% 23% 14% 16% 2% 463

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 35% 19% 16% 29% 1% 3,076
Don't believe 46% 16% 15% 23% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 42% 20% 14% 20% 3% 463

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 10% 51% 8% 2% 3,076
Don't believe 12% 18% 56% 12% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 18% 17% 53% 6% 5% 463

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 3,076
Don't believe 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 28% 69% 2% 1% 463

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 22% 16% 14% 47% 1% 3,076
Don't believe 12% 13% 13% 61% 1% 1,760
Other/don't know 15% 15% 14% 55% 1% 463

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 31% 41% 2% 19% 6% 3,076
Don't believe 11% 27% 1% 54% 7% 1,760
Other/don't know 17% 27% 3% 36% 18% 463

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 97% 2% 2% 3,076
Don't believe 56% 39% 6% 1,760
Other/don't know 52% 2% 46% 463

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 42% 17% 41% 3,076
Don't believe 32% 16% 53% 1,760
Other/don't know 35% 21% 44% 463

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 38% 36% 20% 5% 3,076
Don't believe 23% 39% 33% 5% 1,760
Other/don't know 30% 42% 23% 6% 463

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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% 2% 3% 3,076
Don't believe 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,760
Other/don't know 52% 38% 5% 6% 463

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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% 4% 2% 3,076
Don't believe 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 44% 47% 5% 4% 463

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 51% 46% 3% 3,076
Don't believe 71% 26% 3% 1,760
Other/don't know 55% 36% 9% 463

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 64% 29% 3% 3% 3,076
Don't believe 81% 14% 3% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 68% 20% 4% 7% 463

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,076. 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 54% 38% 8% 3,076
Don't believe 73% 20% 6% 1,760
Other/don't know 58% 30% 12% 463

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 43% 54% 2% 2% 3,076
Don't believe 31% 66% 1% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 36% 57% 4% 4% 463

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by belief in hell

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,076. 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 25% 35% 3% 33% 4% 3,076
Don't believe 47% 26% 5% 20% 2% 1,760
Other/don't know 32% 29% 7% 23% 9% 463