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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 5,299. 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 49% 22% 14% 13% 1% 5,299
2007 39% 20% 19% 20% 3% 5,789

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 48% 24% 14% 12% 1% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 53% 22% 13% 10% 1% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 57% 21% 14% 8% 1% 219
Jewish 43% 17% 17% 22% 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 44% 25% 15% 14% 2% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 49% 18% 13% 20% 1% 754

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,621. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 33% 27% 16% 2,621
Once or twice a month 27% 36% 24% 12% 1,150
Several times a year 25% 35% 26% 13% 742
Seldom/never 25% 35% 27% 13% 646

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,621. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 15% 27% 33% 10% 1% 2,621
Once or twice a month 20% 14% 29% 29% 8% 1% 1,150
Several times a year 16% 15% 29% 31% 8% < 1% 742
Seldom/never 15% 17% 27% 30% 9% 1% 646

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 51% 2,653
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,168
Several times a year 50% 50% 753
Seldom/never 54% 46% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,619. 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% 3% 18% 4% 2,619
Once or twice a month 73% 8% 3% 12% 3% 1,155
Several times a year 70% 9% 4% 14% 2% 745
Seldom/never 71% 9% 3% 15% 2% 645

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,622. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 11% 73% 2,622
Once or twice a month 10% 10% 79% 1,157
Several times a year 16% 8% 77% 747
Seldom/never 14% 9% 77% 647

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,343. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 20% 26% 20% 2,343
Once or twice a month 31% 21% 27% 21% 1,051
Several times a year 30% 18% 31% 21% 673
Seldom/never 40% 20% 23% 17% 571

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

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,640. 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 43% 31% 16% 10% 2,640
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 18% 11% 1,164
Several times a year 38% 31% 20% 12% 751
Seldom/never 49% 32% 11% 8% 653

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 9% 13% 6% 25% 2,644
Once or twice a month 47% 6% 11% 4% 32% 1,167
Several times a year 50% 6% 12% 4% 28% 751
Seldom/never 42% 10% 15% 5% 28% 651

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,647. 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% 2,647
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 1,163
Several times a year 28% 72% 752
Seldom/never 32% 68% 653

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 26% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,168
Several times a year 53% 40% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 753
Seldom/never 49% 38% 9% < 1% 1% 2% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 36% 7% 3% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 37% 54% 8% 2% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 33% 55% 11% 1% < 1% 753
Seldom/never 28% 54% 13% 5% 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 42% 23% < 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 23% 55% 22% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 20% 57% 24% < 1% 753
Seldom/never 13% 46% 39% 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,653. 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% 11% 10% 60% < 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 9% 12% 11% 68% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 9% 10% 13% 69% < 1% 753
Seldom/never 9% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 11% 4% 42% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 22% 14% 7% 56% 1% 1,168
Several times a year 19% 11% 10% 60% 1% 753
Seldom/never 19% 6% 5% 69% < 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 17% 10% 23% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 33% 24% 18% 25% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 23% 20% 29% 26% 1% 753
Seldom/never 28% 11% 15% 45% 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 13% 48% 8% 3% 2,653
Once or twice a month 21% 13% 56% 9% 1% 1,168
Several times a year 18% 12% 57% 12% 1% 753
Seldom/never 14% 13% 61% 9% 2% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 66% 1% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 25% 73% 2% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 28% 71% < 1% 1% 753
Seldom/never 28% 70% < 1% 2% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 14% 13% 46% 1% 2,653
Once or twice a month 13% 19% 16% 52% < 1% 1,168
Several times a year 9% 15% 19% 56% < 1% 753
Seldom/never 10% 9% 11% 70% < 1% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 34% 2% 29% 7% 2,653
Once or twice a month 21% 40% 1% 30% 7% 1,168
Several times a year 16% 40% 2% 33% 8% 753
Seldom/never 22% 31% 1% 37% 8% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 13% 6% 2,653
Once or twice a month 84% 11% 6% 1,168
Several times a year 81% 12% 7% 753
Seldom/never 75% 17% 8% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 29% 8% 2,653
Once or twice a month 63% 29% 8% 1,168
Several times a year 60% 32% 8% 753
Seldom/never 58% 32% 10% 656

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 17% 45% 2,653
Once or twice a month 41% 16% 43% 1,168
Several times a year 39% 16% 45% 753
Seldom/never 36% 20% 45% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 37% 25% 4% 2,653
Once or twice a month 36% 38% 22% 5% 1,168
Several times a year 30% 41% 24% 5% 753
Seldom/never 28% 37% 27% 8% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 44% 3% 3% 2,653
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 2% 2% 1,168
Several times a year 50% 44% 3% 3% 753
Seldom/never 51% 41% 3% 5% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 49% 3% 2% 2,653
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 3% 1% 1,168
Several times a year 44% 50% 4% 1% 753
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 3% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 41% 4% 2,653
Once or twice a month 60% 38% 3% 1,168
Several times a year 57% 40% 3% 753
Seldom/never 61% 35% 5% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 26% 4% 3% 2,653
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,168
Several times a year 76% 18% 3% 3% 753
Seldom/never 67% 27% 3% 3% 656

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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 58% 34% 8% 2,653
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 8% 1,168
Several times a year 64% 29% 8% 753
Seldom/never 60% 33% 6% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 57% 2% 2% 2,653
Once or twice a month 38% 60% 2% 1% 1,168
Several times a year 37% 60% 1% 2% 753
Seldom/never 41% 54% 1% 3% 656

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,653. 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% 34% 4% 30% 3% 2,653
Once or twice a month 35% 30% 4% 28% 3% 1,168
Several times a year 34% 35% 4% 24% 3% 753
Seldom/never 37% 26% 3% 28% 6% 656