Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Christians

% of Christians who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 25,048. 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 32% 11% 9% 47% 1% 25,048
2007 28% 10% 8% 53% 1% 28,279

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,732. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 33% 30% 22% 7,732
Once or twice a month 23% 37% 24% 16% 2,491
Several times a year 20% 34% 27% 20% 2,340
Seldom/never 17% 32% 30% 21% 11,796
Don't know 10% 20% 24% 47% 161

Generational cohort among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,732. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 10% 28% 35% 16% 2% 7,732
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 31% 29% 10% 1% 2,491
Several times a year 12% 14% 27% 32% 13% 1% 2,340
Seldom/never 11% 12% 27% 36% 13% 2% 11,796
Don't know 3% 8% 19% 35% 31% 4% 161

Gender composition among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 59% 7,929
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 2,547
Several times a year 47% 53% 2,386
Seldom/never 48% 52% 12,000
Don't know 36% 64% 186

Racial and ethnic composition among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,815. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 18% 2% 17% 4% 7,815
Once or twice a month 57% 17% 2% 21% 3% 2,510
Several times a year 65% 13% 2% 16% 4% 2,363
Seldom/never 72% 8% 2% 15% 3% 11,876
Don't know 55% 21% 1% 19% 4% 173

Immigrant status among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,836. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 7% 77% 7,836
Once or twice a month 17% 9% 74% 2,507
Several times a year 15% 8% 77% 2,359
Seldom/never 12% 10% 77% 11,869
Don't know 20% 3% 77% 178

Income distribution among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,769. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 21% 27% 14% 6,769
Once or twice a month 39% 20% 26% 15% 2,233
Several times a year 33% 22% 27% 18% 2,103
Seldom/never 33% 21% 27% 20% 10,402
Don't know 70% 12% 9% 9% 109

Educational distribution among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,878. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 31% 15% 8% 7,878
Once or twice a month 44% 33% 14% 9% 2,536
Several times a year 40% 33% 17% 10% 2,369
Seldom/never 43% 32% 16% 10% 11,937
Don't know 55% 28% 12% 5% 178

Marital status among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,887. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 4% 13% 9% 17% 7,887
Once or twice a month 50% 6% 13% 6% 24% 2,541
Several times a year 50% 6% 13% 8% 23% 2,381
Seldom/never 49% 8% 14% 8% 21% 11,956
Don't know 36% 3% 17% 25% 19% 173

Parent of children under 18 among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,887. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 69% 7,887
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 2,539
Several times a year 31% 69% 2,380
Seldom/never 27% 73% 11,966
Don't know 18% 82% 179

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 82% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,547
Several times a year 80% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 65% 26% 5% 1% 2% 1% 12,000
Don't know 72% 12% 1% 11% < 1% 5% 186

Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 80% 19% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,547
Several times a year 73% 24% 1% 1% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 47% 39% 11% 3% < 1% 12,000
Don't know 78% 11% 1% 1% 9% 186

Attendance at religious services among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 10% 3% < 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 4% < 1% 2,547
Several times a year 42% 53% 5% < 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 20% 49% 31% 1% 12,000
Don't know 49% 22% 12% 17% 186

Frequency of prayer among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 77% 17% 3% 2% 1% 2,547
Several times a year 72% 19% 4% 4% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 50% 23% 9% 17% 1% 12,000
Don't know 60% 3% 3% 3% 30% 186

Frequency of meditation among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 6% 2% 24% 2% 7,929
Once or twice a month 47% 13% 4% 34% 2% 2,547
Several times a year 41% 10% 8% 39% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 31% 8% 5% 55% 1% 12,000
Don't know 48% 1% 1% 22% 27% 186

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 7% 3% 3% 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 71% 18% 7% 4% 1% 2,547
Several times a year 65% 17% 11% 6% < 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 50% 18% 13% 18% 1% 12,000
Don't know 66% 11% 2% 6% 15% 186

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 15% 9% 19% 2% 7,929
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 12% 20% 2% 2,547
Several times a year 42% 17% 16% 23% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 38% 15% 15% 30% 1% 12,000
Don't know 37% 17% 5% 20% 21% 186

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 4% 22% 3% 2% 7,929
Once or twice a month 50% 8% 34% 6% 3% 2,547
Several times a year 43% 9% 41% 6% 2% 2,386
Seldom/never 26% 10% 54% 8% 2% 12,000
Don't know 44% 5% 34% 2% 15% 186

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 48% 1% 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 40% 57% 1% 1% 2,547
Several times a year 39% 60% 1% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 31% 67% 2% 1% 12,000
Don't know 32% 57% 6% 5% 186

Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 7% 2% 6% 1% 7,929
Once or twice a month 56% 24% 8% 12% 1% 2,547
Several times a year 37% 19% 24% 19% 1% 2,386
Seldom/never 18% 11% 11% 60% 1% 12,000
Don't know 51% 7% 8% 13% 22% 186

Interpreting scripture among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 27% 4% 5% 4% 7,929
Once or twice a month 47% 35% 3% 9% 5% 2,547
Several times a year 38% 39% 3% 13% 7% 2,386
Seldom/never 24% 35% 3% 31% 8% 12,000
Don't know 40% 18% 10% 10% 21% 186

Belief in Heaven among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 6% 6% 7,929
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 2,547
Several times a year 89% 6% 5% 2,386
Seldom/never 82% 11% 7% 12,000
Don't know 77% 6% 17% 186

Belief in Hell among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 14% 7% 7,929
Once or twice a month 79% 16% 6% 2,547
Several times a year 73% 19% 8% 2,386
Seldom/never 62% 29% 9% 12,000
Don't know 60% 15% 25% 186

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 18% 35% 7,929
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 41% 2,547
Several times a year 46% 16% 38% 2,386
Seldom/never 40% 16% 44% 12,000
Don't know 27% 38% 35% 186

Political ideology among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 25% 13% 7% 7,929
Once or twice a month 45% 32% 17% 5% 2,547
Several times a year 44% 34% 17% 5% 2,386
Seldom/never 36% 37% 22% 6% 12,000
Don't know 40% 25% 11% 24% 186

Views about size of government among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 38% 3% 3% 7,929
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 2% 2% 2,547
Several times a year 54% 41% 3% 3% 2,386
Seldom/never 53% 39% 3% 4% 12,000
Don't know 39% 42% 6% 13% 186

Views about government aid to the poor among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 43% 4% 2% 7,929
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 4% 1% 2,547
Several times a year 49% 46% 3% 2% 2,386
Seldom/never 48% 47% 4% 2% 12,000
Don't know 39% 45% 5% 11% 186

Views about abortion among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 67% 4% 7,929
Once or twice a month 40% 58% 3% 2,547
Several times a year 47% 49% 4% 2,386
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 12,000
Don't know 29% 48% 23% 186

Views about homosexuality among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 59% 5% 4% 7,929
Once or twice a month 53% 40% 4% 3% 2,547
Several times a year 56% 35% 4% 5% 2,386
Seldom/never 68% 25% 4% 3% 12,000
Don't know 29% 46% 9% 17% 186

Views about same-sex marriage among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 68% 8% 7,929
Once or twice a month 41% 51% 8% 2,547
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 2,386
Seldom/never 57% 34% 8% 12,000
Don't know 21% 50% 29% 186

Views about environmental regulation among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 47% 3% 4% 7,929
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 2% 3% 2,547
Several times a year 42% 54% 2% 2% 2,386
Seldom/never 40% 55% 2% 3% 12,000
Don't know 43% 32% 5% 20% 186

Views about human evolution among Christians by attendance at prayer groups

% of Christians who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 23% 2% 59% 6% 7,929
Once or twice a month 16% 31% 3% 46% 4% 2,547
Several times a year 18% 33% 4% 40% 4% 2,386
Seldom/never 30% 31% 4% 29% 4% 12,000
Don't know 10% 20% 7% 43% 20% 186