Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 8,591. 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 85% 7% 3% 3% 1% 8,591
2007 80% 9% 5% 4% 2% 8,407

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know 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 77% 10% 4% 6% 2% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 89% 6% 2% 2% 1% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 87% 6% 3% 3% 1% 875
Jehovah's Witness 85% 5% 5% 2% 3% 204
Jewish 68% 16% 7% 9% < 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 82% 10% 3% 4% 1% 1,221
Mormon 91% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 71% 11% 4% 10% 3% 305

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,220. 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 15% 33% 31% 22% 7,220
Once or twice a month 21% 41% 23% 15% 580
Several times a year 26% 35% 25% 13% 246
Seldom/never 24% 36% 21% 19% 234

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,220. 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% 27% 36% 16% 2% 7,220
Once or twice a month 15% 11% 37% 27% 10% 1% 580
Several times a year 18% 12% 31% 29% 9% < 1% 246
Seldom/never 16% 15% 30% 25% 14% 1% 234

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 7,413
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 589
Several times a year 48% 52% 250
Seldom/never 55% 45% 238
Don't know 61% 39% 101

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,300. 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 59% 19% 2% 16% 4% 7,300
Once or twice a month 57% 18% 5% 17% 3% 576
Several times a year 54% 19% 4% 19% 3% 247
Seldom/never 45% 22% 4% 24% 6% 233

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,332. 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% 7,332
Once or twice a month 19% 10% 71% 575
Several times a year 20% 7% 73% 245
Seldom/never 21% 16% 64% 231

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,307. 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% 6,307
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 28% 15% 519
Several times a year 46% 13% 27% 13% 233
Seldom/never 44% 22% 19% 15% 198

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,362. 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 44% 32% 16% 9% 7,362
Once or twice a month 44% 28% 16% 11% 589
Several times a year 54% 22% 15% 9% 247
Seldom/never 58% 29% 7% 5% 236
Don't know 56% 26% 11% 7% 100

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,367. 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% 8% 18% 7,367
Once or twice a month 53% 5% 15% 4% 22% 589
Several times a year 51% 5% 8% 7% 30% 250
Seldom/never 37% 10% 14% 9% 30% 236
Don't know 48% 3% 8% 18% 23% 101

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,373. 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% 7,373
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 585
Several times a year 32% 68% 250
Seldom/never 42% 58% 238
Don't know 23% 77% 101

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 7,413. 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% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 83% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 589
Several times a year 71% 24% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 250
Seldom/never 70% 17% 8% < 1% 4% 1% 238
Don't know 74% 19% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 101

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 81% 17% 1% 1% < 1% 589
Several times a year 81% 16% 2% 1% 1% 250
Seldom/never 66% 24% 4% 6% < 1% 238
Don't know 89% 3% 4% 3% 2% 101

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 9% 4% < 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 75% 19% 6% < 1% 589
Several times a year 72% 20% 6% 1% 250
Seldom/never 66% 19% 15% < 1% 238
Don't know 76% 15% 5% 3% 101

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 79% 17% 2% 2% < 1% 589
Several times a year 67% 25% 7% 2% < 1% 250
Seldom/never 65% 22% 2% 11% < 1% 238
Don't know 77% 10% < 1% 8% 6% 101

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 69% 5% 1% 22% 2% 7,413
Once or twice a month 48% 14% 3% 33% 2% 589
Several times a year 40% 10% 9% 39% 1% 250
Seldom/never 35% 8% 2% 52% 3% 238
Don't know 40% 4% 1% 24% 31% 101

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 59% 14% 7% 18% 2% 7,413
Once or twice a month 41% 26% 16% 16% 1% 589
Several times a year 23% 15% 36% 24% 2% 250
Seldom/never 32% 8% 8% 52% 1% 238
Don't know 32% 13% 1% 24% 31% 101

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 69% 4% 21% 3% 3% 7,413
Once or twice a month 50% 7% 34% 7% 2% 589
Several times a year 47% 7% 33% 10% 2% 250
Seldom/never 37% 11% 41% 11% 1% 238
Don't know 49% 3% 28% 7% 14% 101

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 7,413. 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% 47% 2% 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 34% 63% 1% 1% 589
Several times a year 36% 62% < 1% 2% 250
Seldom/never 28% 71% < 1% < 1% 238
Don't know 53% 37% 3% 7% 101

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 6% 2% 6% 1% 7,413
Once or twice a month 66% 16% 5% 13% < 1% 589
Several times a year 50% 24% 13% 12% 1% 250
Seldom/never 55% 11% 5% 28% 1% 238
Don't know 68% 8% 2% 5% 17% 101

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 7,413. 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% 25% 4% 6% 4% 7,413
Once or twice a month 47% 36% 3% 9% 4% 589
Several times a year 41% 36% 7% 13% 3% 250
Seldom/never 44% 35% 2% 13% 7% 238
Don't know 45% 20% 11% 11% 13% 101

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 7% 7,413
Once or twice a month 87% 9% 4% 589
Several times a year 88% 7% 5% 250
Seldom/never 83% 15% 2% 238
Don't know 71% 12% 17% 101

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 78% 15% 7% 7,413
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 589
Several times a year 72% 23% 5% 250
Seldom/never 69% 26% 6% 238
Don't know 65% 18% 16% 101

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 19% 35% 7,413
Once or twice a month 46% 15% 40% 589
Several times a year 41% 16% 43% 250
Seldom/never 26% 20% 54% 238
Don't know 32% 34% 34% 101

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 14% 7% 7,413
Once or twice a month 48% 31% 15% 5% 589
Several times a year 42% 28% 23% 7% 250
Seldom/never 32% 33% 28% 8% 238
Don't know 40% 20% 13% 27% 101

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 38% 3% 4% 7,413
Once or twice a month 51% 44% 3% 3% 589
Several times a year 48% 46% 1% 5% 250
Seldom/never 41% 54% 1% 4% 238
Don't know 46% 42% 4% 8% 101

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 44% 5% 2% 7,413
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 3% 3% 589
Several times a year 47% 49% 2% 3% 250
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 3% 238
Don't know 38% 47% 10% 6% 101

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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% 5% 7,413
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 3% 589
Several times a year 45% 52% 3% 250
Seldom/never 43% 55% 2% 238
Don't know 31% 62% 7% 101

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 32% 59% 5% 4% 7,413
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 4% 2% 589
Several times a year 48% 48% 3% 2% 250
Seldom/never 54% 39% 4% 4% 238
Don't know 33% 55% 7% 5% 101

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,413. 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 23% 69% 8% 7,413
Once or twice a month 41% 53% 7% 589
Several times a year 39% 55% 6% 250
Seldom/never 39% 52% 9% 238
Don't know 20% 62% 18% 101

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 7,413. 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% 47% 3% 4% 7,413
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 2% 2% 589
Several times a year 43% 50% 3% 4% 250
Seldom/never 41% 55% 2% 2% 238
Don't know 43% 42% 6% 10% 101

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 7,413. 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% 7,413
Once or twice a month 16% 29% 3% 48% 4% 589
Several times a year 18% 25% 2% 48% 6% 250
Seldom/never 27% 21% 2% 42% 7% 238
Don't know 10% 13% 9% 55% 12% 101