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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 11,214. 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 8% 12% 14% 66% < 1% 11,214
2007 7% 9% 11% 73% 1% 11,431

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 105. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 6% 20% 20% 54% < 1% 105
Catholic 7% 8% 11% 73% < 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 11% 16% 16% 56% 1% 2,367
Hindu 4% 9% 29% 58% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 17% 18% 17% 48% < 1% 652
Jewish 5% 12% 17% 65% < 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 5% 10% 13% 71% < 1% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 5% 9% 22% 65% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 9% 11% 76% < 1% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 825. 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% 39% 30% 15% 825
Once or twice a month 27% 39% 25% 9% 1,112
Several times a year 24% 38% 26% 12% 1,477
Seldom/never 26% 34% 26% 14% 7,545

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 825. 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% 11% 33% 34% 10% 1% 825
Once or twice a month 17% 16% 32% 28% 5% 1% 1,112
Several times a year 16% 16% 30% 29% 8% 1% 1,477
Seldom/never 16% 16% 28% 31% 8% 1% 7,545

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 842. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 61% 842
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,137
Several times a year 51% 49% 1,503
Seldom/never 50% 50% 7,678

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 828. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 25% 4% 18% 5% 828
Once or twice a month 52% 19% 5% 21% 4% 1,115
Several times a year 57% 15% 8% 16% 4% 1,485
Seldom/never 69% 9% 4% 14% 3% 7,597

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 827. 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% 9% 73% 827
Once or twice a month 19% 9% 72% 1,118
Several times a year 22% 9% 69% 1,476
Seldom/never 13% 12% 75% 7,595

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 730. 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% 20% 19% 12% 730
Once or twice a month 43% 17% 25% 15% 1,012
Several times a year 37% 21% 24% 18% 1,356
Seldom/never 29% 20% 27% 23% 6,826

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 836. 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% 30% 12% 7% 836
Once or twice a month 47% 35% 12% 7% 1,131
Several times a year 42% 33% 15% 9% 1,493
Seldom/never 37% 33% 18% 12% 7,652

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 839. 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% 8% 19% 7% 23% 839
Once or twice a month 42% 9% 15% 5% 29% 1,131
Several times a year 44% 9% 13% 6% 28% 1,498
Seldom/never 47% 8% 12% 5% 27% 7,650

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 841. 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% 67% 841
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 1,130
Several times a year 33% 67% 1,498
Seldom/never 29% 71% 7,652

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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 80% 16% 2% 1% 1% 1% 842
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 71% 22% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 56% 28% 7% 1% 6% 2% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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 79% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 842
Once or twice a month 64% 32% 4% < 1% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 56% 37% 5% 2% < 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 36% 45% 15% 4% < 1% 7,678

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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 80% 14% 2% 2% 1% 842
Once or twice a month 67% 21% 6% 5% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 61% 22% 9% 8% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 42% 23% 11% 23% 1% 7,678

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 8% 2% 31% 2% 842
Once or twice a month 45% 14% 3% 36% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 35% 12% 10% 42% 2% 1,503
Seldom/never 28% 10% 6% 56% 1% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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 74% 13% 6% 6% 2% 842
Once or twice a month 65% 20% 9% 5% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 56% 18% 16% 9% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 46% 21% 14% 18% 1% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 14% 10% 20% 2% 842
Once or twice a month 45% 20% 14% 20% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 42% 17% 18% 23% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 40% 16% 15% 27% 1% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 9% 39% 6% 3% 842
Once or twice a month 35% 11% 44% 8% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 30% 11% 48% 9% 2% 1,503
Seldom/never 19% 13% 56% 10% 2% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 62% 1% 3% 842
Once or twice a month 33% 66% 1% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 27% 71% 1% 1% 7,678

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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 65% 13% 5% 16% 1% 842
Once or twice a month 41% 30% 10% 18% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 26% 20% 29% 25% 1% 1,503
Seldom/never 13% 12% 12% 63% < 1% 7,678

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 29% 3% 14% 6% 842
Once or twice a month 41% 32% 3% 17% 8% 1,137
Several times a year 33% 35% 3% 22% 7% 1,503
Seldom/never 17% 32% 2% 40% 9% 7,678

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 10% 5% 842
Once or twice a month 85% 10% 5% 1,137
Several times a year 83% 12% 6% 1,503
Seldom/never 74% 19% 7% 7,678

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 23% 7% 842
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 6% 1,137
Several times a year 67% 26% 7% 1,503
Seldom/never 54% 38% 9% 7,678

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 18% 49% 842
Once or twice a month 34% 19% 47% 1,137
Several times a year 39% 18% 43% 1,503
Seldom/never 36% 16% 48% 7,678

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 842. 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% 29% 26% 7% 842
Once or twice a month 38% 34% 23% 5% 1,137
Several times a year 38% 37% 19% 6% 1,503
Seldom/never 30% 39% 26% 5% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 55% 3% 3% 842
Once or twice a month 48% 46% 2% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 47% 48% 2% 3% 1,503
Seldom/never 51% 43% 3% 3% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 52% 4% 3% 842
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 4% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 44% 50% 4% 2% 1,503
Seldom/never 45% 51% 3% 2% 7,678

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 50% 4% 842
Once or twice a month 47% 50% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 56% 40% 4% 1,503
Seldom/never 64% 33% 4% 7,678

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 41% 5% 3% 842
Once or twice a month 62% 31% 4% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 63% 28% 4% 5% 1,503
Seldom/never 75% 19% 4% 3% 7,678

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 46% 10% 842
Once or twice a month 51% 40% 9% 1,137
Several times a year 53% 38% 9% 1,503
Seldom/never 66% 27% 7% 7,678

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 55% 2% 2% 842
Once or twice a month 39% 56% 2% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,503
Seldom/never 35% 60% 2% 2% 7,678

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 842. 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% 30% 3% 43% 5% 842
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 3% 38% 4% 1,137
Several times a year 27% 30% 4% 36% 4% 1,503
Seldom/never 39% 29% 5% 25% 3% 7,678