Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 2,883. 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 61% 17% 14% 8% 1% 2,883
2007 56% 17% 17% 8% 2% 2,830

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 62% 17% 14% 6% < 1% 730
Evangelical Protestant 69% 14% 10% 5% 1% 781
Historically Black Protestant 66% 15% 11% 8% < 1% 182
Mainline Protestant 62% 21% 10% 7% < 1% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 19% 23% 13% 2% 233

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 several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,809. 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 20% 32% 28% 21% 1,809
Once or twice a month 29% 34% 24% 13% 487
Several times a year 26% 43% 18% 13% 336
Seldom/never 29% 38% 21% 13% 175

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,809. 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 12% 13% 27% 33% 14% 1% 1,809
Once or twice a month 20% 19% 24% 28% 9% < 1% 487
Several times a year 18% 19% 33% 20% 10% 1% 336
Seldom/never 20% 16% 31% 25% 9% < 1% 175

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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% 1,837
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 501
Several times a year 50% 50% 341
Seldom/never 57% 43% 181

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,819. 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 67% 12% 4% 12% 5% 1,819
Once or twice a month 62% 10% 5% 19% 4% 495
Several times a year 52% 11% 13% 23% 1% 336
Seldom/never 56% 17% 10% 15% 2% 179

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,823. 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% 8% 77% 1,823
Once or twice a month 20% 10% 70% 493
Several times a year 30% 10% 60% 335
Seldom/never 23% 9% 68% 174

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,599. 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% 20% 29% 19% 1,599
Once or twice a month 30% 23% 27% 20% 455
Several times a year 40% 21% 20% 18% 309
Seldom/never 43% 20% 22% 15% 163

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 37% 34% 18% 12% 1,828
Once or twice a month 36% 32% 17% 15% 496
Several times a year 47% 23% 19% 10% 339
Seldom/never 46% 31% 15% 8% 180

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,835. 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% 7% 12% 8% 23% 1,835
Once or twice a month 53% 5% 9% 4% 29% 500
Several times a year 47% 7% 9% 6% 31% 338
Seldom/never 40% 9% 17% 6% 29% 179

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,831. 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% 71% 1,831
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 500
Several times a year 38% 62% 340
Seldom/never 36% 64% 180

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 14% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 71% 22% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 501
Several times a year 59% 31% 4% 2% 2% 2% 341
Seldom/never 46% 33% 9% 1% 10% < 1% 181

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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 75% 20% 3% 2% 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 4% 1% < 1% 501
Several times a year 51% 40% 5% 2% 1% 341
Seldom/never 32% 50% 11% 6% 2% 181

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 6% 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 32% 61% 6% < 1% 501
Several times a year 24% 66% 10% 1% 341
Seldom/never 21% 67% 12% < 1% 181

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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 77% 16% 3% 4% < 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 57% 28% 8% 7% < 1% 501
Several times a year 46% 25% 15% 12% 2% 341
Seldom/never 43% 19% 12% 25% 1% 181

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 10% 6% 34% 2% 1,837
Once or twice a month 32% 15% 8% 45% 1% 501
Several times a year 19% 9% 21% 47% 4% 341
Seldom/never 24% 9% 8% 58% 1% 181

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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 53% 15% 12% 18% 2% 1,837
Once or twice a month 31% 24% 24% 20% < 1% 501
Several times a year 25% 14% 33% 28% < 1% 341
Seldom/never 24% 15% 17% 44% 1% 181

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 11% 37% 5% 3% 1,837
Once or twice a month 30% 11% 50% 8% 1% 501
Several times a year 27% 9% 49% 12% 3% 341
Seldom/never 23% 8% 50% 18% 1% 181

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 58% 1% < 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 501
Several times a year 30% 66% 2% 2% 341
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 181

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 18% 21% 17% 1% 1,837
Once or twice a month 25% 24% 29% 22% < 1% 501
Several times a year 15% 18% 36% 30% 1% 341
Seldom/never 18% 8% 22% 51% 1% 181

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 37% 3% 16% 7% 1,837
Once or twice a month 27% 42% 2% 20% 8% 501
Several times a year 35% 33% 3% 25% 5% 341
Seldom/never 26% 29% 1% 38% 6% 181

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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 85% 9% 6% 1,837
Once or twice a month 82% 14% 4% 501
Several times a year 81% 11% 8% 341
Seldom/never 77% 20% 3% 181

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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 71% 21% 8% 1,837
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 6% 501
Several times a year 64% 28% 8% 341
Seldom/never 53% 43% 5% 181

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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% 16% 41% 1,837
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 40% 501
Several times a year 40% 18% 42% 341
Seldom/never 35% 20% 46% 181

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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% 34% 18% 4% 1,837
Once or twice a month 39% 38% 17% 6% 501
Several times a year 32% 41% 19% 7% 341
Seldom/never 33% 30% 27% 10% 181

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 3% 3% 1,837
Once or twice a month 51% 43% 2% 3% 501
Several times a year 48% 46% 4% 2% 341
Seldom/never 39% 56% 1% 5% 181

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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 48% 46% 4% 2% 1,837
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 3% 1% 501
Several times a year 47% 48% 3% 2% 341
Seldom/never 33% 62% 2% 3% 181

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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 48% 48% 4% 1,837
Once or twice a month 57% 40% 3% 501
Several times a year 50% 44% 5% 341
Seldom/never 58% 39% 4% 181

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 34% 5% 4% 1,837
Once or twice a month 64% 27% 4% 5% 501
Several times a year 63% 28% 4% 5% 341
Seldom/never 56% 37% 2% 6% 181

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,837. 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% 46% 8% 1,837
Once or twice a month 55% 37% 7% 501
Several times a year 52% 38% 10% 341
Seldom/never 48% 41% 11% 181

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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% 55% 2% 2% 1,837
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 1% 2% 501
Several times a year 37% 58% 1% 4% 341
Seldom/never 37% 58% 3% 2% 181

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,837. 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 20% 33% 4% 39% 4% 1,837
Once or twice a month 24% 31% 5% 38% 2% 501
Several times a year 27% 30% 3% 35% 5% 341
Seldom/never 38% 21% 2% 32% 7% 181