Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who attend prayer group…

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 = 13,155. 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 58% 13% 8% 20% 1% 13,155
2007 50% 13% 9% 27% 1% 14,919

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by religious group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who attend prayer group…

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 34% 13% 12% 39% 1% 3,092
Evangelical Protestant 68% 14% 7% 11% < 1% 5,177
Historically Black Protestant 69% 13% 5% 12% 1% 1,070
Jehovah's Witness 90% 3% 2% 3% 2% 207
Jewish 65% 13% 9% 11% 1% 148
Mainline Protestant 50% 16% 11% 23% 1% 2,192
Mormon 89% 4% 1% 6% < 1% 514
Muslim 64% 11% 7% 17% 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 54% 9% 5% 31% 1% 284

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,203. 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% 29% 23% 7,203
Once or twice a month 23% 36% 22% 18% 1,597
Several times a year 19% 30% 25% 27% 1,158
Seldom/never 16% 27% 28% 30% 2,797

Generational cohort among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,203. 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% 10% 28% 35% 16% 1% 7,203
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 30% 28% 12% 1% 1,597
Several times a year 11% 12% 26% 31% 18% 2% 1,158
Seldom/never 10% 10% 22% 34% 21% 3% 2,797

Gender composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 58% 7,393
Once or twice a month 41% 59% 1,632
Several times a year 42% 58% 1,185
Seldom/never 45% 55% 2,847

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,279. 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% 18% 2% 16% 4% 7,279
Once or twice a month 59% 15% 3% 19% 3% 1,611
Several times a year 74% 9% 3% 12% 3% 1,173
Seldom/never 67% 10% 3% 16% 3% 2,802

Immigrant status among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,304. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 7% 76% 7,304
Once or twice a month 17% 10% 73% 1,608
Several times a year 14% 8% 78% 1,178
Seldom/never 16% 12% 72% 2,803

Income distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,288. 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% 28% 14% 6,288
Once or twice a month 34% 20% 29% 17% 1,428
Several times a year 24% 21% 33% 22% 1,008
Seldom/never 34% 21% 26% 18% 2,371

Educational distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,346. 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% 9% 7,346
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 16% 13% 1,625
Several times a year 31% 31% 21% 16% 1,178
Seldom/never 43% 27% 18% 12% 2,830

Marital status among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,353. 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 59% 3% 12% 8% 18% 7,353
Once or twice a month 56% 4% 11% 6% 24% 1,631
Several times a year 60% 3% 9% 9% 19% 1,183
Seldom/never 55% 4% 11% 10% 19% 2,835

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,354. 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% 68% 7,354
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 1,629
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,181
Seldom/never 26% 74% 2,836

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 7,393. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 84% 14% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1,632
Several times a year 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 77% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,847

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 88% 11% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 88% 11% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 77% 19% 2% 1% < 1% 2,847

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 82% 14% 1% 2% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 80% 15% 1% 3% < 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 68% 20% 3% 7% 1% 2,847

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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 66% 6% 2% 24% 2% 7,393
Once or twice a month 48% 13% 4% 33% 2% 1,632
Several times a year 48% 8% 6% 35% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 44% 7% 3% 44% 2% 2,847

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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 87% 6% 3% 3% 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 73% 18% 5% 4% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 71% 15% 9% 4% < 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 67% 14% 7% 10% 2% 2,847

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 15% 8% 19% 2% 7,393
Once or twice a month 45% 23% 11% 19% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 43% 17% 16% 22% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 42% 15% 13% 30% 1% 2,847

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 4% 21% 3% 3% 7,393
Once or twice a month 58% 8% 28% 5% 2% 1,632
Several times a year 53% 8% 32% 5% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 43% 7% 41% 6% 3% 2,847

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 7,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 47% 2% 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 1% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 43% 55% 1% 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 35% 61% 2% 2% 2,847

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 6% 2% 6% 1% 7,393
Once or twice a month 64% 21% 7% 8% < 1% 1,632
Several times a year 50% 16% 18% 15% < 1% 1,185
Seldom/never 36% 11% 8% 44% 1% 2,847

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 7,393. 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% 5% 5% 4% 7,393
Once or twice a month 49% 35% 3% 9% 4% 1,632
Several times a year 38% 40% 4% 11% 6% 1,185
Seldom/never 35% 37% 3% 18% 7% 2,847

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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 87% 6% 7% 7,393
Once or twice a month 89% 6% 5% 1,632
Several times a year 88% 6% 5% 1,185
Seldom/never 86% 8% 6% 2,847

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 15% 7% 7,393
Once or twice a month 78% 15% 6% 1,632
Several times a year 73% 19% 7% 1,185
Seldom/never 66% 24% 10% 2,847

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 18% 34% 7,393
Once or twice a month 48% 13% 39% 1,632
Several times a year 49% 14% 37% 1,185
Seldom/never 41% 17% 43% 2,847

Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 25% 13% 7% 7,393
Once or twice a month 46% 31% 18% 5% 1,632
Several times a year 47% 35% 15% 3% 1,185
Seldom/never 41% 34% 19% 6% 2,847

Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 37% 3% 4% 7,393
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 3% 2% 1,632
Several times a year 61% 33% 3% 4% 1,185
Seldom/never 52% 40% 4% 4% 2,847

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 43% 5% 2% 7,393
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 1% 1,632
Several times a year 50% 45% 3% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 47% 47% 4% 3% 2,847

Views about abortion among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 68% 5% 7,393
Once or twice a month 37% 60% 3% 1,632
Several times a year 39% 58% 3% 1,185
Seldom/never 41% 54% 5% 2,847

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 60% 5% 4% 7,393
Once or twice a month 48% 45% 4% 4% 1,632
Several times a year 49% 42% 5% 4% 1,185
Seldom/never 58% 33% 4% 4% 2,847

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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% 70% 7% 7,393
Once or twice a month 38% 56% 6% 1,632
Several times a year 39% 53% 7% 1,185
Seldom/never 46% 45% 8% 2,847

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 7,393. 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% 47% 3% 4% 7,393
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,632
Several times a year 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 40% 53% 3% 4% 2,847

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 7,393. 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% 23% 2% 60% 5% 7,393
Once or twice a month 14% 31% 3% 49% 4% 1,632
Several times a year 15% 33% 4% 43% 5% 1,185
Seldom/never 21% 32% 4% 37% 6% 2,847