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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 1,927. 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 34% 23% 19% 24% 1% 1,927
2007 27% 22% 22% 27% 2% 1,873

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 31% 22% 20% 27% < 1% 485
Evangelical Protestant 33% 27% 16% 21% 2% 242
Mainline Protestant 28% 24% 22% 25% 1% 417
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 21% 16% 25% 2% 480

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 634. 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 27% 37% 24% 12% 634
Once or twice a month 33% 33% 23% 11% 463
Several times a year 25% 40% 22% 12% 364
Seldom/never 22% 39% 25% 14% 419

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 634. 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 19% 18% 28% 28% 7% < 1% 634
Once or twice a month 21% 22% 23% 27% 6% < 1% 463
Several times a year 13% 21% 31% 27% 7% < 1% 364
Seldom/never 15% 15% 30% 30% 8% 1% 419

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 40% 641
Once or twice a month 54% 46% 470
Several times a year 59% 41% 367
Seldom/never 60% 40% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 637. 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% 13% 5% 19% 4% 637
Once or twice a month 69% 8% 3% 16% 4% 467
Several times a year 63% 4% 11% 20% 2% 362
Seldom/never 72% 8% 4% 15% 2% 422

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 634. 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% 11% 70% 634
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 74% 456
Several times a year 21% 11% 68% 364
Seldom/never 13% 11% 76% 419

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 568. 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% 21% 24% 22% 568
Once or twice a month 31% 16% 31% 22% 423
Several times a year 27% 14% 29% 30% 336
Seldom/never 34% 20% 23% 23% 371

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

% of adults who pray monthly who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 34% 15% 11% 640
Once or twice a month 40% 28% 20% 13% 465
Several times a year 40% 27% 18% 15% 364
Seldom/never 46% 33% 13% 8% 425

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 13% 10% 3% 29% 641
Once or twice a month 42% 12% 11% 2% 33% 468
Several times a year 49% 8% 9% 4% 31% 366
Seldom/never 48% 9% 11% 5% 26% 425

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 72% 641
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 466
Several times a year 31% 69% 367
Seldom/never 29% 71% 423

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 37% 8% 1% 4% 2% 641
Once or twice a month 39% 45% 9% < 1% 6% 1% 470
Several times a year 38% 44% 12% 1% 4% 2% 367
Seldom/never 32% 43% 15% 1% 5% 3% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 47% 16% 7% 1% 641
Once or twice a month 17% 57% 19% 7% < 1% 470
Several times a year 18% 57% 21% 4% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 15% 53% 24% 8% < 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 55% 33% < 1% 641
Once or twice a month 8% 60% 32% < 1% 470
Several times a year 6% 64% 30% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 6% 47% 46% 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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 6% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 641
Once or twice a month 3% 8% 9% 80% 1% 470
Several times a year 5% 2% 16% 77% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 1% 4% 6% 89% < 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 18% 6% 46% 1% 641
Once or twice a month 18% 20% 6% 55% 1% 470
Several times a year 12% 12% 19% 55% 1% 367
Seldom/never 10% 10% 4% 75% 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 16% 13% 18% 1% 641
Once or twice a month 36% 27% 17% 19% 1% 470
Several times a year 20% 22% 34% 24% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 20% 12% 19% 47% 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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 11% 17% 59% 11% 3% 641
Once or twice a month 12% 13% 64% 9% 1% 470
Several times a year 14% 14% 58% 13% 1% 367
Seldom/never 9% 13% 64% 12% 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 70% 1% 1% 641
Once or twice a month 23% 75% 2% 1% 470
Several times a year 24% 75% < 1% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 25% 74% 1% < 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 12% 15% 63% < 1% 641
Once or twice a month 3% 10% 14% 72% < 1% 470
Several times a year 2% 9% 19% 70% 1% 367
Seldom/never 3% 6% 9% 82% < 1% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 27% < 1% 44% 10% 641
Once or twice a month 13% 31% 2% 46% 8% 470
Several times a year 14% 31% 1% 49% 6% 367
Seldom/never 13% 27% 2% 50% 9% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 70% 23% 7% 641
Once or twice a month 73% 19% 8% 470
Several times a year 73% 19% 8% 367
Seldom/never 70% 20% 11% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 42% 7% 641
Once or twice a month 51% 42% 7% 470
Several times a year 50% 41% 8% 367
Seldom/never 53% 38% 10% 426

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who pray monthly who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 22% 50% 641
Once or twice a month 36% 18% 46% 470
Several times a year 38% 14% 48% 367
Seldom/never 38% 22% 39% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 41% 34% 5% 641
Once or twice a month 26% 39% 30% 5% 470
Several times a year 25% 45% 27% 3% 367
Seldom/never 31% 37% 22% 10% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 3% 4% 641
Once or twice a month 50% 44% 3% 3% 470
Several times a year 51% 45% 1% 3% 367
Seldom/never 58% 38% 1% 3% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 54% 4% 3% 641
Once or twice a month 46% 50% 2% 2% 470
Several times a year 48% 48% 2% 2% 367
Seldom/never 49% 46% 3% 3% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 34% 4% 641
Once or twice a month 65% 32% 2% 470
Several times a year 71% 27% 1% 367
Seldom/never 61% 33% 5% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 17% 3% 2% 641
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 3% 3% 470
Several times a year 77% 16% 3% 4% 367
Seldom/never 69% 26% 3% 2% 426

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 24% 7% 641
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 7% 470
Several times a year 69% 27% 4% 367
Seldom/never 58% 32% 10% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 62% 2% 2% 641
Once or twice a month 33% 62% 2% 2% 470
Several times a year 37% 60% 1% 2% 367
Seldom/never 37% 58% 2% 2% 426

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

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 641. 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% 27% 5% 21% 2% 641
Once or twice a month 44% 26% 4% 22% 4% 470
Several times a year 47% 26% 4% 22% 1% 367
Seldom/never 42% 24% 5% 26% 3% 426