Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend prayer group…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,754. 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.
Religion 48% 13% 9% 29% 1% 11,754
Philosophy/reason 11% 8% 8% 72% < 1% 3,881
Common sense 13% 7% 8% 72% 1% 15,190
Science 10% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 3,212
Don't know 26% 9% 8% 53% 5% 1,034

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