Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend prayer group…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 19,186. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 26% 9% 8% 57% < 1% 19,186
Bigger government; more services 23% 10% 8% 58% 1% 13,339
Depends 22% 8% 7% 61% 2% 1,170
Don't know 23% 6% 7% 60% 3% 1,376

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