Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,945. 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 69% 18% 7% 5% 1% 2,945
2007 64% 16% 9% 8% 3% 3,086

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 68% 19% 8% 5% 1% 593
Evangelical Protestant 73% 17% 6% 4% 1% 1,044
Historically Black Protestant 72% 19% 6% 4% < 1% 265
Mainline Protestant 67% 21% 7% 4% < 1% 551
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 64% 20% 6% 8% 1% 189

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,021. 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% 37% 24% 15% 2,021
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 21% 12% 513
Several times a year 29% 39% 19% 13% 197
Seldom/never 31% 39% 22% 8% 128

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,021. 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 14% 15% 31% 29% 10% 1% 2,021
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 30% 24% 8% 1% 513
Several times a year 21% 14% 33% 24% 7% 1% 197
Seldom/never 21% 20% 28% 24% 5% 1% 128

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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 42% 58% 2,067
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 526
Several times a year 49% 51% 198
Seldom/never 55% 45% 132

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,034. 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% 18% 3% 20% 3% 2,034
Once or twice a month 55% 17% 5% 20% 3% 519
Several times a year 54% 13% 10% 19% 5% 192
Seldom/never 49% 13% 10% 25% 3% 131

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,039. 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 17% 9% 74% 2,039
Once or twice a month 19% 12% 69% 511
Several times a year 23% 9% 68% 196
Seldom/never 22% 14% 64% 130

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,828. 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% 20% 26% 15% 1,828
Once or twice a month 38% 18% 27% 17% 453
Several times a year 38% 15% 32% 15% 178
Seldom/never 44% 13% 24% 19% 113

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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 43% 33% 14% 10% 2,056
Once or twice a month 44% 31% 14% 11% 522
Several times a year 49% 27% 13% 12% 198
Seldom/never 55% 27% 9% 9% 132

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,061. 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 51% 6% 13% 6% 23% 2,061
Once or twice a month 40% 7% 13% 4% 36% 524
Several times a year 46% 9% 12% 5% 29% 198
Seldom/never 40% 6% 18% 3% 33% 132

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,059. 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 37% 63% 2,059
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 526
Several times a year 35% 65% 197
Seldom/never 33% 67% 131

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 75% 19% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 526
Several times a year 61% 33% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 198
Seldom/never 47% 35% 11% 1% 4% 2% 132

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 81% 16% 1% 1% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 67% 30% 2% 1% < 1% 526
Several times a year 59% 38% 3% < 1% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 53% 33% 10% 2% 2% 132

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 40% 6% < 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 5% < 1% 526
Several times a year 36% 57% 6% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 41% 47% 10% 3% 132

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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 82% 13% 3% 2% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 64% 25% 6% 5% < 1% 526
Several times a year 56% 34% 4% 6% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 40% 25% 12% 20% 2% 132

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 11% 3% 31% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 34% 22% 6% 37% 2% 526
Several times a year 29% 19% 6% 46% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 20% 11% 3% 63% 3% 132

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 52% 20% 9% 18% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 36% 26% 17% 20% 1% 526
Several times a year 27% 24% 30% 17% 1% 198
Seldom/never 32% 14% 14% 37% 4% 132

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 52% 8% 32% 5% 3% 2,067
Once or twice a month 38% 13% 39% 7% 3% 526
Several times a year 25% 10% 50% 13% 1% 198
Seldom/never 25% 15% 47% 11% 2% 132

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 57% 2% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 34% 64% 1% 2% 526
Several times a year 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 132

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 24% 6% 10% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 9% 19% < 1% 526
Several times a year 36% 21% 23% 20% < 1% 198
Seldom/never 24% 29% 11% 36% < 1% 132

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 32% 3% 11% 5% 2,067
Once or twice a month 38% 38% 2% 16% 6% 526
Several times a year 25% 39% 4% 23% 10% 198
Seldom/never 33% 31% 1% 22% 13% 132

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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% 7% 6% 2,067
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 526
Several times a year 87% 10% 3% 198
Seldom/never 74% 18% 9% 132

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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 76% 18% 6% 2,067
Once or twice a month 73% 21% 6% 526
Several times a year 70% 23% 6% 198
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 132

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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 42% 16% 42% 2,067
Once or twice a month 42% 15% 43% 526
Several times a year 37% 15% 48% 198
Seldom/never 27% 23% 49% 132

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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% 19% 5% 2,067
Once or twice a month 40% 33% 22% 5% 526
Several times a year 34% 38% 24% 4% 198
Seldom/never 24% 34% 29% 14% 132

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 52% 43% 3% 3% 2,067
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 2% 2% 526
Several times a year 43% 51% 3% 3% 198
Seldom/never 45% 49% 2% 4% 132

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 47% 48% 4% 1% 2,067
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 2% 526
Several times a year 37% 59% 4% 1% 198
Seldom/never 41% 55% 3% 1% 132

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 40% 57% 3% 2,067
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 3% 526
Several times a year 51% 46% 3% 198
Seldom/never 64% 34% 2% 132

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 52% 40% 4% 3% 2,067
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 6% 2% 526
Several times a year 67% 26% 2% 4% 198
Seldom/never 64% 33% 1% 3% 132

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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 42% 50% 8% 2,067
Once or twice a month 46% 47% 7% 526
Several times a year 61% 34% 6% 198
Seldom/never 45% 47% 8% 132

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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 42% 54% 2% 2% 2,067
Once or twice a month 39% 54% 2% 4% 526
Several times a year 33% 61% 2% 4% 198
Seldom/never 39% 54% 2% 4% 132

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 2,067. 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% 30% 3% 47% 4% 2,067
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 2% 38% 4% 526
Several times a year 31% 32% 5% 31% 1% 198
Seldom/never 30% 32% 5% 29% 5% 132