Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 21,955. 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 19% 9% 8% 64% 1% 21,955

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 212. 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 13% 11% 13% 62% 1% 212
Catholic 16% 9% 9% 65% 1% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 34% 13% 10% 42% 1% 3,811
Hindu 9% 11% 22% 58% < 1% 158
Historically Black Protestant 42% 15% 9% 33% 1% 1,290
Jewish 14% 9% 10% 66% < 1% 633
Mainline Protestant 17% 10% 9% 63% 1% 3,901
Mormon 58% 8% 3% 31% < 1% 267
Muslim 36% 11% 13% 40% 1% 178
Orthodox Christian 22% 4% 20% 55% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,863. 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% 33% 28% 20% 3,863
Once or twice a month 29% 37% 20% 14% 1,684
Several times a year 28% 34% 22% 17% 1,733
Seldom/never 27% 34% 24% 15% 14,158
Don't know 14% 25% 23% 38% 112

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,863. 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 13% 12% 27% 32% 14% 2% 3,863
Once or twice a month 20% 16% 30% 24% 9% 1% 1,684
Several times a year 18% 16% 27% 26% 11% 1% 1,733
Seldom/never 17% 17% 27% 28% 9% 1% 14,158
Don't know 6% 12% 22% 32% 26% 3% 112

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,947. 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% 62% 3,947
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 1,715
Several times a year 45% 55% 1,766
Seldom/never 50% 50% 14,392
Don't know 41% 59% 135

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 24% 4% 20% 4% 3,896
Once or twice a month 49% 21% 5% 22% 4% 1,692
Several times a year 58% 14% 7% 16% 4% 1,753
Seldom/never 70% 8% 4% 14% 4% 14,227
Don't know 48% 21% 2% 20% 8% 121

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,882. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 9% 71% 3,882
Once or twice a month 21% 11% 68% 1,685
Several times a year 21% 10% 69% 1,742
Seldom/never 13% 12% 75% 14,204
Don't know 22% 10% 68% 125

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,378. 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% 21% 22% 11% 3,378
Once or twice a month 44% 19% 24% 13% 1,515
Several times a year 36% 20% 26% 18% 1,554
Seldom/never 33% 21% 26% 21% 12,687

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,923. 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% 29% 13% 8% 3,923
Once or twice a month 48% 30% 12% 10% 1,707
Several times a year 40% 31% 17% 12% 1,756
Seldom/never 39% 31% 18% 12% 14,329
Don't know 53% 24% 16% 6% 128

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,925. 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% 6% 16% 9% 22% 3,925
Once or twice a month 41% 7% 15% 6% 31% 1,712
Several times a year 44% 8% 11% 7% 30% 1,760
Seldom/never 42% 10% 13% 6% 30% 14,332
Don't know 28% 6% 18% 23% 25% 123

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,928. 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% 3,928
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 1,707
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,761
Seldom/never 26% 74% 14,357
Don't know 20% 80% 128

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 69% 22% 3% 1% 3% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 43% 26% 9% 1% 18% 4% 14,392
Don't know 57% 13% 2% 15% 2% 11% 135

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 10% 1% 1% 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 70% 25% 3% 1% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 61% 31% 5% 2% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 28% 32% 19% 20% 1% 14,392
Don't know 59% 15% 3% 6% 17% 135

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,947. 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% 6% < 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 46% 46% 7% < 1% 1,715
Several times a year 32% 60% 8% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 11% 38% 51% < 1% 14,392
Don't know 35% 30% 16% 19% 135

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 11% 1% 2% < 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 70% 20% 4% 5% < 1% 1,715
Several times a year 62% 21% 7% 9% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 33% 17% 8% 41% 1% 14,392
Don't know 47% 7% 3% 7% 36% 135

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 7% 2% 24% 2% 3,947
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 4% 35% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 39% 11% 9% 39% 2% 1,766
Seldom/never 28% 9% 5% 57% 1% 14,392
Don't know 45% 3% < 1% 24% 28% 135

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 9% 4% 5% 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 66% 20% 8% 6% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 57% 18% 14% 9% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 43% 18% 12% 25% 1% 14,392
Don't know 59% 11% 4% 6% 21% 135

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 3,947
Once or twice a month 45% 21% 12% 21% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 43% 17% 17% 22% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 42% 16% 14% 27% 1% 14,392
Don't know 40% 17% 3% 15% 25% 135

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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 54% 7% 31% 5% 3% 3,947
Once or twice a month 37% 11% 42% 8% 3% 1,715
Several times a year 29% 12% 47% 9% 2% 1,766
Seldom/never 13% 14% 58% 13% 2% 14,392
Don't know 26% 12% 44% 4% 13% 135

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 9% 3% 10% 1% 3,947
Once or twice a month 47% 27% 10% 16% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 28% 18% 27% 26% 1% 1,766
Seldom/never 11% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 14,392
Don't know 40% 6% 4% 18% 32% 135

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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 54% 28% 3% 9% 5% 3,947
Once or twice a month 41% 33% 2% 17% 8% 1,715
Several times a year 30% 36% 3% 24% 7% 1,766
Seldom/never 14% 23% 1% 54% 8% 14,392
Don't know 30% 16% 8% 14% 31% 135

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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 88% 7% 5% 3,947
Once or twice a month 85% 9% 5% 1,715
Several times a year 81% 13% 6% 1,766
Seldom/never 58% 34% 8% 14,392
Don't know 67% 7% 26% 135

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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 73% 20% 7% 3,947
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 1,715
Several times a year 63% 29% 8% 1,766
Seldom/never 42% 49% 8% 14,392
Don't know 51% 17% 31% 135

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 20% 48% 3,947
Once or twice a month 31% 17% 52% 1,715
Several times a year 34% 18% 49% 1,766
Seldom/never 28% 19% 54% 14,392
Don't know 19% 40% 41% 135

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,947. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 32% 21% 7% 3,947
Once or twice a month 33% 36% 26% 5% 1,715
Several times a year 33% 40% 22% 5% 1,766
Seldom/never 22% 38% 34% 6% 14,392
Don't know 26% 29% 20% 25% 135

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 53% 3% 3% 3,947
Once or twice a month 40% 54% 3% 3% 1,715
Several times a year 45% 49% 3% 4% 1,766
Seldom/never 46% 46% 3% 4% 14,392
Don't know 22% 49% 10% 19% 135

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 56% 4% 3% 3,947
Once or twice a month 38% 56% 4% 1% 1,715
Several times a year 39% 55% 3% 2% 1,766
Seldom/never 38% 57% 3% 2% 14,392
Don't know 26% 57% 8% 10% 135

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 56% 5% 3,947
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 3% 1,715
Several times a year 56% 40% 4% 1,766
Seldom/never 70% 27% 4% 14,392
Don't know 41% 32% 27% 135

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 45% 6% 4% 3,947
Once or twice a month 63% 31% 3% 2% 1,715
Several times a year 66% 25% 4% 5% 1,766
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 2% 14,392
Don't know 47% 29% 8% 16% 135

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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 36% 56% 9% 3,947
Once or twice a month 52% 40% 8% 1,715
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 1,766
Seldom/never 73% 21% 6% 14,392
Don't know 40% 30% 31% 135

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 55% 2% 4% 3,947
Once or twice a month 36% 59% 2% 3% 1,715
Several times a year 34% 62% 2% 3% 1,766
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 3% 14,392
Don't know 34% 43% 5% 18% 135

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 3,947. 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% 29% 3% 46% 6% 3,947
Once or twice a month 24% 31% 4% 38% 4% 1,715
Several times a year 26% 32% 5% 33% 4% 1,766
Seldom/never 50% 23% 5% 20% 3% 14,392
Don't know 17% 20% 11% 35% 17% 135