Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services seldom or never

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 10,485. 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 3% 2% 2% 93% < 1% 10,485
2007 4% 2% 2% 91% 1% 8,946

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 seldom or never by religious group

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 107. 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 2% 1% 4% 91% 1% 107
Catholic 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 1,326
Evangelical Protestant 10% 3% 5% 81% < 1% 995
Historically Black Protestant 12% 8% 5% 75% 1% 181
Jewish 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 270
Mainline Protestant 3% 2% 1% 94% 1% 1,340
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 5,580

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 seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 319. 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% 34% 27% 16% 319
Once or twice a month 37% 31% 17% 15% 161
Several times a year 38% 28% 20% 14% 181
Seldom/never 25% 36% 24% 15% 9,628

Generational cohort among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 319. 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% 15% 27% 30% 12% 2% 319
Once or twice a month 21% 23% 24% 22% 9% 1% 161
Several times a year 23% 21% 23% 24% 9% < 1% 181
Seldom/never 15% 18% 28% 29% 9% 1% 9,628

Gender composition among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 324. 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% 50% 324
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 163
Several times a year 51% 49% 184
Seldom/never 56% 44% 9,777

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 315. 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% 21% 4% 20% 4% 315
Once or twice a month 50% 21% 4% 24% 1% 159
Several times a year 55% 14% 3% 20% 8% 182
Seldom/never 74% 6% 4% 12% 4% 9,646

Immigrant status among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 318. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 10% 70% 318
Once or twice a month 19% 15% 66% 160
Several times a year 21% 9% 70% 179
Seldom/never 12% 11% 77% 9,653

Income distribution among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 283. 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% 20% 16% 14% 283
Once or twice a month 53% 20% 19% 7% 142
Several times a year 46% 22% 25% 8% 169
Seldom/never 34% 20% 26% 20% 8,649

Educational distribution among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 321. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 33% 6% 5% 321
Once or twice a month 63% 23% 9% 4% 163
Several times a year 51% 27% 16% 6% 183
Seldom/never 40% 32% 17% 11% 9,730

Marital status among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 320. 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 35% 9% 20% 9% 27% 320
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 20% 6% 31% 163
Several times a year 35% 12% 14% 6% 34% 183
Seldom/never 41% 11% 14% 5% 29% 9,732

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 321. 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% 321
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 163
Several times a year 26% 74% 184
Seldom/never 24% 76% 9,755

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 13% 4% 1% 2% 2% 324
Once or twice a month 64% 22% 7% 1% 4% 3% 163
Several times a year 52% 28% 7% 3% 8% 3% 184
Seldom/never 33% 25% 10% 1% 26% 5% 9,777

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 13% 6% 11% 1% 324
Once or twice a month 53% 29% 9% 5% 3% 163
Several times a year 38% 36% 14% 11% 1% 184
Seldom/never 17% 26% 23% 33% 1% 9,777

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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 77% 12% 2% 8% 1% 324
Once or twice a month 65% 18% 6% 11% < 1% 163
Several times a year 45% 21% 7% 25% 1% 184
Seldom/never 24% 13% 7% 56% 1% 9,777

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 6% 1% 24% 5% 324
Once or twice a month 46% 17% 1% 35% 1% 163
Several times a year 41% 11% 9% 37% 2% 184
Seldom/never 26% 8% 4% 61% 1% 9,777

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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 71% 11% 5% 12% 1% 324
Once or twice a month 68% 17% 7% 8% < 1% 163
Several times a year 51% 15% 18% 13% 3% 184
Seldom/never 39% 15% 11% 33% 2% 9,777

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 10% 8% 21% 1% 324
Once or twice a month 58% 13% 10% 18% 1% 163
Several times a year 50% 16% 14% 19% 1% 184
Seldom/never 43% 15% 13% 27% 1% 9,777

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 10% 37% 8% 3% 324
Once or twice a month 28% 12% 46% 11% 3% 163
Several times a year 18% 18% 46% 13% 4% 184
Seldom/never 9% 15% 59% 15% 2% 9,777

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 66% 1% 4% 324
Once or twice a month 27% 72% < 1% 1% 163
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 184
Seldom/never 22% 75% 1% 1% 9,777

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 9% 7% 19% 2% 324
Once or twice a month 41% 22% 6% 29% 2% 163
Several times a year 16% 16% 27% 40% 1% 184
Seldom/never 7% 5% 5% 83% < 1% 9,777

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 22% 5% 22% 7% 324
Once or twice a month 34% 28% < 1% 29% 9% 163
Several times a year 26% 27% 1% 39% 7% 184
Seldom/never 11% 15% 1% 65% 7% 9,777

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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 76% 15% 9% 324
Once or twice a month 77% 14% 9% 163
Several times a year 67% 25% 8% 184
Seldom/never 46% 45% 9% 9,777

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 25% 9% 324
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 6% 163
Several times a year 50% 40% 9% 184
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 9,777

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 25% 45% 324
Once or twice a month 32% 20% 48% 163
Several times a year 26% 23% 50% 184
Seldom/never 28% 21% 51% 9,777

Political ideology among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 324. 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% 22% 30% 11% 324
Once or twice a month 28% 33% 28% 11% 163
Several times a year 30% 28% 30% 12% 184
Seldom/never 22% 34% 36% 7% 9,777

Views about size of government among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 44% 3% 6% 324
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 4% 3% 163
Several times a year 37% 54% 5% 4% 184
Seldom/never 50% 42% 3% 5% 9,777

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 52% 4% 5% 324
Once or twice a month 31% 63% 4% 2% 163
Several times a year 39% 56% 5% 1% 184
Seldom/never 39% 55% 4% 2% 9,777

Views about abortion among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 53% 8% 324
Once or twice a month 55% 41% 4% 163
Several times a year 61% 33% 6% 184
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 9,777

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 44% 5% 6% 324
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 4% 3% 163
Several times a year 69% 22% 6% 3% 184
Seldom/never 80% 14% 3% 3% 9,777

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 49% 14% 324
Once or twice a month 53% 36% 11% 163
Several times a year 62% 32% 6% 184
Seldom/never 74% 19% 6% 9,777

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. 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% 50% 3% 5% 324
Once or twice a month 43% 49% 3% 5% 163
Several times a year 30% 62% 2% 6% 184
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 3% 9,777

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services seldom or never by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 324. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 27% 5% 41% 10% 324
Once or twice a month 27% 24% 4% 37% 9% 163
Several times a year 32% 31% 6% 27% 5% 184
Seldom/never 58% 18% 5% 17% 3% 9,777