Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend prayer group…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 29% 11% 9% 51% < 1% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 21% 7% 8% 63% 1% 250
Boston Metro Area 14% 6% 5% 74% 1% 498
Chicago Metro Area 17% 9% 8% 66% 1% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 31% 13% 7% 49% < 1% 659
Detroit Metro Area 19% 11% 7% 62% 1% 374
Houston Metro Area 29% 12% 9% 50% < 1% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 21% 10% 8% 60% < 1% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 27% 8% 7% 56% 1% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 6% 7% 68% < 1% 342
New York City Metro Area 20% 8% 8% 63% 1% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 20% 5% 10% 65% < 1% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 23% 9% 6% 61% < 1% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 16% 11% 3% 69% < 1% 252
Providence Metro Area 14% 7% 7% 72% < 1% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 28% 11% 8% 53% < 1% 373
San Diego Metro Area 24% 7% 9% 60% < 1% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 12% 9% 9% 70% 1% 485
Seattle Metro Area 18% 8% 7% 66% 1% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 19% 7% 9% 65% < 1% 274
Tampa Metro Area 20% 6% 7% 66% 1% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 9% 7% 62% 1% 913

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