Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 19,336. 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 76% 12% 6% 6% 1% 19,336
2007 68% 12% 9% 8% 3% 21,138

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 110. 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 76% 11% 9% 4% < 1% 110
Catholic 69% 15% 8% 7% 1% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 6,852
Hindu 57% 16% 11% 12% 4% 102
Historically Black Protestant 78% 11% 5% 6% 1% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 84% 5% 4% 4% 3% 221
Jewish 69% 14% 9% 8% < 1% 213
Mainline Protestant 73% 14% 6% 5% 1% 3,342
Mormon 88% 7% 3% 2% 1% 571
Muslim 71% 9% 8% 7% 5% 164
Orthodox Christian 67% 22% 6% 5% < 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 65% 13% 8% 12% 2% 1,333

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 14,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 33% 30% 22% 14,635
Once or twice a month 22% 38% 25% 15% 2,104
Several times a year 19% 39% 28% 13% 991
Seldom/never 18% 31% 31% 20% 958
Don't know 11% 30% 22% 37% 206

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 14,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 11% 28% 35% 15% 2% 14,635
Once or twice a month 13% 15% 32% 29% 10% 1% 2,104
Several times a year 12% 13% 33% 32% 8% 1% 991
Seldom/never 9% 14% 26% 36% 14% 1% 958
Don't know 6% 9% 26% 33% 25% 2% 206

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 61% 14,993
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 2,143
Several times a year 39% 61% 1,009
Seldom/never 48% 52% 977
Don't know 46% 54% 214

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 14,763. 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 63% 15% 2% 15% 4% 14,763
Once or twice a month 62% 15% 4% 16% 4% 2,111
Several times a year 62% 13% 6% 16% 3% 997
Seldom/never 57% 19% 3% 16% 5% 963
Don't know 57% 10% 4% 23% 5% 205

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 14,816. 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% 8% 77% 14,816
Once or twice a month 16% 10% 74% 2,115
Several times a year 18% 10% 72% 992
Seldom/never 15% 12% 73% 948
Don't know 26% 8% 66% 202

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,831. 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 37% 21% 26% 16% 12,831
Once or twice a month 36% 21% 26% 17% 1,904
Several times a year 39% 18% 27% 16% 896
Seldom/never 52% 18% 20% 10% 839
Don't know 56% 15% 17% 11% 140

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 14,902. 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% 33% 16% 10% 14,902
Once or twice a month 41% 32% 17% 10% 2,138
Several times a year 46% 30% 15% 9% 1,000
Seldom/never 55% 29% 10% 6% 970
Don't know 58% 24% 10% 7% 211

Marital status among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,917. 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% 5% 14% 9% 18% 14,917
Once or twice a month 51% 7% 13% 6% 23% 2,140
Several times a year 49% 8% 12% 7% 23% 1,007
Seldom/never 39% 9% 18% 10% 24% 968
Don't know 46% 3% 11% 16% 23% 211

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 14,930. 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% 70% 14,930
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 2,136
Several times a year 37% 63% 1,008
Seldom/never 30% 70% 976
Don't know 24% 76% 213

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 79% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,143
Several times a year 73% 23% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 65% 24% 8% 1% 1% 1% 977
Don't know 78% 14% 2% 4% < 1% 1% 214

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 12% 2% 2% 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 67% 28% 3% 1% < 1% 2,143
Several times a year 60% 32% 6% 2% < 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 54% 35% 8% 3% < 1% 977
Don't know 76% 15% 4% 2% 2% 214

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 27% 13% < 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 41% 43% 16% < 1% 2,143
Several times a year 32% 47% 21% 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 29% 37% 34% < 1% 977
Don't know 50% 27% 18% 5% 214

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who attend prayer group…

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 = 14,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 12% 9% 32% 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 22% 17% 12% 48% < 1% 2,143
Several times a year 16% 11% 16% 57% < 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 17% 6% 8% 69% < 1% 977
Don't know 36% 7% 6% 44% 6% 214

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 6% 2% 28% 2% 14,993
Once or twice a month 40% 13% 4% 42% 1% 2,143
Several times a year 30% 9% 10% 50% 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 34% 6% 3% 55% 3% 977
Don't know 43% 2% 2% 33% 20% 214

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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 56% 14% 8% 19% 2% 14,993
Once or twice a month 38% 23% 16% 22% 1% 2,143
Several times a year 28% 15% 28% 28% 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 31% 10% 9% 48% 2% 977
Don't know 28% 13% 6% 25% 28% 214

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 7% 31% 4% 3% 14,993
Once or twice a month 38% 9% 45% 6% 2% 2,143
Several times a year 31% 8% 53% 6% 2% 1,009
Seldom/never 29% 10% 51% 8% 3% 977
Don't know 40% 5% 39% 4% 11% 214

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 54% 2% 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 35% 63% 1% 1% 2,143
Several times a year 31% 66% 1% 2% 1,009
Seldom/never 29% 67% 3% 1% 977
Don't know 32% 58% 4% 6% 214

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 11% 6% 18% 1% 14,993
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 10% 30% < 1% 2,143
Several times a year 27% 15% 18% 40% < 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 27% 11% 6% 55% 1% 977
Don't know 47% 8% 8% 23% 14% 214

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 29% 4% 13% 6% 14,993
Once or twice a month 34% 39% 3% 18% 7% 2,143
Several times a year 32% 35% 4% 21% 8% 1,009
Seldom/never 33% 31% 2% 25% 9% 977
Don't know 42% 19% 14% 10% 15% 214

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 8% 6% 14,993
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 5% 2,143
Several times a year 86% 8% 6% 1,009
Seldom/never 83% 11% 6% 977
Don't know 78% 8% 14% 214

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 8% 14,993
Once or twice a month 71% 22% 7% 2,143
Several times a year 68% 24% 7% 1,009
Seldom/never 66% 25% 9% 977
Don't know 61% 19% 20% 214

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 39% 14,993
Once or twice a month 43% 16% 42% 2,143
Several times a year 39% 16% 45% 1,009
Seldom/never 30% 20% 50% 977
Don't know 27% 41% 32% 214

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 29% 17% 6% 14,993
Once or twice a month 41% 34% 19% 6% 2,143
Several times a year 36% 34% 24% 6% 1,009
Seldom/never 32% 34% 25% 10% 977
Don't know 36% 20% 13% 31% 214

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 39% 3% 4% 14,993
Once or twice a month 51% 43% 3% 3% 2,143
Several times a year 49% 44% 2% 4% 1,009
Seldom/never 42% 51% 4% 4% 977
Don't know 40% 44% 5% 11% 214

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 45% 5% 2% 14,993
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 3% 2% 2,143
Several times a year 45% 50% 3% 1% 1,009
Seldom/never 39% 55% 2% 4% 977
Don't know 42% 45% 7% 6% 214

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 57% 5% 14,993
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 4% 2,143
Several times a year 52% 42% 5% 1,009
Seldom/never 54% 42% 4% 977
Don't know 33% 54% 13% 214

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 45% 5% 4% 14,993
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 4% 3% 2,143
Several times a year 62% 31% 3% 4% 1,009
Seldom/never 59% 33% 4% 4% 977
Don't know 38% 41% 9% 11% 214

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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 36% 55% 8% 14,993
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 7% 2,143
Several times a year 52% 39% 9% 1,009
Seldom/never 49% 41% 10% 977
Don't know 27% 50% 23% 214

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 51% 3% 4% 14,993
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 2% 3% 2,143
Several times a year 38% 56% 3% 3% 1,009
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 4% 977
Don't know 39% 39% 4% 18% 214

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,993. 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% 28% 3% 50% 5% 14,993
Once or twice a month 20% 33% 3% 39% 4% 2,143
Several times a year 22% 33% 5% 35% 5% 1,009
Seldom/never 27% 26% 5% 35% 7% 977
Don't know 14% 19% 7% 39% 21% 214