Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 20,395. 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 45% 17% 12% 24% 2% 20,395
2007 40% 15% 15% 27% 3% 20,841

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 160. 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.
Buddhist 59% 15% 9% 17% < 1% 160
Catholic 48% 18% 13% 19% 1% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 58% 17% 10% 14% 1% 2,790
Hindu 40% 13% 25% 22% 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 55% 17% 12% 15% 2% 572
Jewish 30% 17% 14% 38% 1% 548
Mainline Protestant 45% 20% 14% 19% 2% 3,642
Mormon 53% 15% 7% 24% < 1% 116
Orthodox Christian 42% 21% 13% 24% 1% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 16% 11% 35% 2% 6,810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,304. 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 21% 33% 27% 18% 9,304
Once or twice a month 29% 35% 23% 12% 3,410
Several times a year 24% 37% 26% 13% 2,389
Seldom/never 26% 33% 24% 17% 4,624
Don't know 19% 25% 24% 31% 323

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,304. 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 13% 15% 27% 32% 11% 1% 9,304
Once or twice a month 19% 18% 27% 27% 7% 1% 3,410
Several times a year 14% 16% 30% 31% 7% 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 16% 17% 26% 29% 10% 1% 4,624
Don't know 11% 14% 20% 32% 22% 1% 323

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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% 54% 9,482
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 3,455
Several times a year 52% 48% 2,426
Seldom/never 63% 37% 4,696
Don't know 53% 47% 336

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,332. 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 68% 9% 3% 15% 4% 9,332
Once or twice a month 74% 8% 4% 11% 4% 3,417
Several times a year 74% 6% 5% 12% 2% 2,408
Seldom/never 75% 6% 4% 11% 3% 4,642
Don't know 75% 8% 2% 11% 4% 328

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,360. 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% 11% 75% 9,360
Once or twice a month 11% 11% 78% 3,428
Several times a year 14% 11% 75% 2,398
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 4,625
Don't know 14% 11% 74% 325

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 8,247. 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% 21% 26% 21% 8,247
Once or twice a month 30% 20% 27% 22% 3,123
Several times a year 27% 19% 30% 25% 2,164
Seldom/never 35% 20% 26% 19% 4,126
Don't know 36% 20% 23% 21% 240

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,433. 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 38% 33% 18% 11% 9,433
Once or twice a month 35% 33% 20% 12% 3,446
Several times a year 35% 31% 20% 14% 2,416
Seldom/never 46% 29% 15% 10% 4,672
Don't know 48% 26% 16% 10% 331

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,436. 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% 9% 14% 7% 24% 9,436
Once or twice a month 44% 10% 11% 4% 31% 3,449
Several times a year 48% 9% 11% 4% 27% 2,421
Seldom/never 41% 9% 13% 6% 31% 4,667
Don't know 44% 7% 13% 10% 26% 329

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,460. 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.
At least once a week 26% 74% 9,460
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 3,442
Several times a year 27% 73% 2,423
Seldom/never 24% 76% 4,676
Don't know 20% 80% 333

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 61% 21% 5% 1% 10% 2% 9,482
Once or twice a month 46% 30% 8% < 1% 13% 2% 3,455
Several times a year 43% 32% 10% 1% 12% 3% 2,426
Seldom/never 27% 26% 13% 1% 28% 5% 4,696
Don't know 40% 19% 4% 6% 18% 12% 336

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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% 28% 12% 14% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 26% 41% 18% 15% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 20% 43% 23% 14% < 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 14% 30% 25% 30% < 1% 4,696
Don't know 33% 26% 13% 25% 3% 336

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 18% 39% 42% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 11% 46% 43% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 7% 46% 47% < 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 5% 28% 67% < 1% 4,696
Don't know 17% 28% 50% 5% 336

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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% 18% 6% 24% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 31% 24% 11% 34% 1% 3,455
Several times a year 26% 22% 12% 40% < 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 16% 12% 9% 63% 1% 4,696
Don't know 31% 17% 8% 37% 7% 336

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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% 9% 4% 43% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 23% 13% 6% 58% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 16% 8% 10% 65% 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 13% 5% 3% 77% 1% 4,696
Don't know 25% 7% 3% 54% 10% 336

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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% 13% 10% 21% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 40% 24% 15% 21% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 27% 18% 29% 26% < 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 27% 13% 15% 45% 1% 4,696
Don't know 31% 14% 13% 24% 18% 336

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 24% 13% 51% 10% 3% 9,482
Once or twice a month 15% 15% 57% 11% 2% 3,455
Several times a year 12% 13% 61% 12% 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 8% 13% 62% 15% 2% 4,696
Don't know 15% 11% 50% 12% 11% 336

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 29% 69% 2% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 25% 74% 1% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 24% 75% 1% 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 4,696
Don't know 19% 70% 5% 6% 336

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 21% 10% 9% 59% 1% 9,482
Once or twice a month 9% 11% 10% 70% < 1% 3,455
Several times a year 5% 7% 11% 77% < 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 4,696
Don't know 11% 9% 5% 66% 9% 336

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 21% 26% 2% 43% 8% 9,482
Once or twice a month 14% 29% 1% 49% 7% 3,455
Several times a year 13% 28% 1% 50% 8% 2,426
Seldom/never 11% 17% 1% 63% 8% 4,696
Don't know 18% 11% 7% 45% 20% 336

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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 68% 25% 7% 9,482
Once or twice a month 65% 28% 7% 3,455
Several times a year 64% 28% 8% 2,426
Seldom/never 47% 44% 9% 4,696
Don't know 53% 30% 17% 336

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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% 42% 9% 9,482
Once or twice a month 49% 43% 8% 3,455
Several times a year 47% 44% 9% 2,426
Seldom/never 36% 55% 9% 4,696
Don't know 40% 40% 20% 336

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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 33% 19% 48% 9,482
Once or twice a month 34% 15% 50% 3,455
Several times a year 33% 16% 51% 2,426
Seldom/never 32% 21% 48% 4,696
Don't know 24% 32% 44% 336

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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 30% 36% 29% 6% 9,482
Once or twice a month 27% 37% 31% 5% 3,455
Several times a year 25% 41% 30% 4% 2,426
Seldom/never 24% 35% 32% 8% 4,696
Don't know 29% 23% 20% 28% 336

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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% 42% 4% 4% 9,482
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 3% 3% 3,455
Several times a year 51% 43% 3% 3% 2,426
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 4% 4,696
Don't know 43% 37% 7% 13% 336

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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% 52% 4% 2% 9,482
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 3,455
Several times a year 42% 53% 3% 1% 2,426
Seldom/never 42% 52% 3% 2% 4,696
Don't know 41% 44% 8% 7% 336

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 61% 34% 5% 9,482
Once or twice a month 67% 30% 3% 3,455
Several times a year 69% 27% 4% 2,426
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 4,696
Don't know 58% 27% 15% 336

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 73% 20% 4% 3% 9,482
Once or twice a month 80% 15% 3% 2% 3,455
Several times a year 79% 16% 3% 3% 2,426
Seldom/never 76% 18% 3% 3% 4,696
Don't know 62% 19% 7% 11% 336

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,482. 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 64% 28% 7% 9,482
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 3,455
Several times a year 70% 23% 7% 2,426
Seldom/never 70% 23% 7% 4,696
Don't know 57% 24% 19% 336

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 34% 61% 2% 3% 9,482
Once or twice a month 31% 65% 2% 2% 3,455
Several times a year 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,426
Seldom/never 35% 60% 2% 3% 4,696
Don't know 31% 51% 5% 13% 336

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 9,482. 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 38% 27% 5% 26% 4% 9,482
Once or twice a month 47% 25% 4% 21% 3% 3,455
Several times a year 49% 26% 4% 18% 3% 2,426
Seldom/never 57% 16% 4% 18% 4% 4,696
Don't know 37% 11% 14% 22% 16% 336