Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 47% 25% 19% 9% 1,419
Evangelical Protestant 45% 37% 12% 6% 1,104
Historically Black Protestant 53% 35% 6% 5% 219
Jewish 21% 17% 29% 32% 135
Mainline Protestant 35% 31% 19% 15% 1,318
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 46% 33% 14% 7% 750

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,651. 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.
High school or less 25% 30% 28% 17% 1,651
Some college 32% 31% 24% 12% 1,454
College 17% 43% 27% 13% 1,263
Post-graduate degree 8% 48% 27% 17% 846

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,651. 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.
High school or less 18% 13% 25% 32% 12% 1% 1,651
Some college 22% 17% 24% 29% 7% < 1% 1,454
College 8% 17% 36% 32% 7% 1% 1,263
Post-graduate degree 1% 16% 39% 34% 10% 1% 846

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 52% 48% 1,667
Some college 47% 53% 1,462
College 50% 50% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 46% 54% 862

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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.
High school or less 60% 12% 1% 25% 3% 1,646
Some college 71% 11% 3% 11% 4% 1,447
College 76% 5% 6% 10% 3% 1,266
Post-graduate degree 79% 6% 8% 4% 2% 851

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,638. 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.
High school or less 19% 9% 72% 1,638
Some college 9% 11% 80% 1,451
College 12% 10% 77% 1,279
Post-graduate degree 15% 10% 75% 857

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,460. 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.
High school or less 52% 23% 18% 8% 1,460
Some college 30% 23% 34% 14% 1,292
College 12% 15% 35% 39% 1,146
Post-graduate degree 7% 8% 32% 53% 780

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,660. 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.
High school or less 39% 8% 16% 7% 30% 1,660
Some college 43% 9% 12% 5% 32% 1,461
College 62% 6% 10% 3% 20% 1,278
Post-graduate degree 67% 5% 10% 4% 14% 860

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,663. 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.
High school or less 28% 72% 1,663
Some college 30% 70% 1,459
College 35% 65% 1,283
Post-graduate degree 36% 64% 858

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say they…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 65% 29% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,667
Some college 64% 29% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 1,462
College 58% 35% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 50% 41% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 862

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 49% 42% 6% 3% < 1% 1,667
Some college 39% 47% 10% 3% < 1% 1,462
College 37% 49% 10% 3% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 37% 46% 12% 4% 1% 862

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 29% 44% 27% < 1% 1,667
Some college 23% 50% 27% < 1% 1,462
College 27% 49% 23% < 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 27% 53% 19% 1% 862

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

% of adults who pray weekly who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 18% 12% 9% 60% < 1% 1,667
Some college 11% 10% 10% 70% < 1% 1,462
College 9% 6% 13% 72% < 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 10% 10% 11% 69% < 1% 862

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 33% 11% 5% 51% 1% 1,667
Some college 28% 12% 4% 55% 1% 1,462
College 30% 11% 9% 50% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 36% 12% 8% 43% 1% 862

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 50% 21% 13% 15% 1% 1,667
Some college 49% 22% 14% 13% 1% 1,462
College 48% 24% 17% 9% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 49% 24% 16% 10% 1% 862

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 38% 15% 14% 31% 2% 1,667
Some college 40% 20% 15% 24% < 1% 1,462
College 38% 21% 18% 23% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 41% 23% 18% 17% 1% 862

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 27% 9% 53% 9% 2% 1,667
Some college 23% 13% 55% 7% 2% 1,462
College 18% 17% 51% 12% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 17% 20% 48% 13% 2% 862

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 27% 70% 1% 2% 1,667
Some college 31% 67% 2% < 1% 1,462
College 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 29% 69% 1% < 1% 862

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 23% 15% 12% 49% 1% 1,667
Some college 18% 16% 14% 51% < 1% 1,462
College 12% 12% 16% 60% < 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 11% 17% 18% 54% < 1% 862

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 37% 33% 2% 22% 6% 1,667
Some college 19% 37% 2% 32% 10% 1,462
College 10% 40% 2% 42% 7% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 6% 35% 1% 49% 8% 862

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 84% 9% 6% 1,667
Some college 83% 11% 6% 1,462
College 75% 17% 8% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 69% 24% 7% 862

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 68% 24% 8% 1,667
Some college 65% 28% 7% 1,462
College 54% 36% 10% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 40% 50% 10% 862

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 36% 21% 42% 1,667
Some college 40% 17% 44% 1,462
College 44% 10% 46% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 33% 9% 59% 862

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 37% 32% 23% 7% 1,667
Some college 32% 39% 23% 5% 1,462
College 31% 43% 24% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 21% 46% 32% 1% 862

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,667
Some college 59% 35% 3% 3% 1,462
College 59% 36% 2% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 52% 43% 3% 2% 862

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 47% 47% 3% 2% 1,667
Some college 48% 48% 3% 1% 1,462
College 46% 48% 4% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 35% 61% 4% 1% 862

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 49% 46% 5% 1,667
Some college 58% 39% 3% 1,462
College 67% 31% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 71% 26% 3% 862

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 61% 32% 3% 4% 1,667
Some college 73% 21% 4% 3% 1,462
College 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 84% 12% 2% 2% 862

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by educational group

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

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 49% 41% 10% 1,667
Some college 64% 30% 6% 1,462
College 71% 23% 6% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 76% 18% 6% 862

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 45% 50% 2% 3% 1,667
Some college 38% 59% 1% 1% 1,462
College 32% 66% 2% 1% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 23% 73% 2% 1% 862

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by educational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,667. 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.
High school or less 25% 29% 3% 36% 5% 1,667
Some college 31% 34% 4% 28% 2% 1,462
College 43% 33% 5% 17% 3% 1,285
Post-graduate degree 48% 32% 7% 11% 2% 862