Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 12,206. 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 35% 11% 9% 45% 1% 12,206

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 19% 10% 12% 58% < 1% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 52% 13% 9% 25% < 1% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 50% 13% 9% 27% 1% 585
Jehovah's Witness 86% 3% 4% 5% 2% 140
Jewish 21% 12% 15% 51% 1% 188
Mainline Protestant 23% 11% 10% 56% 1% 2,013
Mormon 79% 7% 3% 11% 1% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 3% 4% 85% < 1% 1,520

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,269. 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% 34% 31% 22% 4,269
Once or twice a month 20% 38% 27% 15% 1,140
Several times a year 15% 35% 31% 19% 1,038
Seldom/never 16% 35% 30% 18% 5,404

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,269. 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 8% 10% 29% 37% 15% 1% 4,269
Once or twice a month 11% 15% 32% 32% 9% 1% 1,140
Several times a year 8% 14% 28% 37% 12% 1% 1,038
Seldom/never 9% 13% 29% 36% 12% 1% 5,404

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. 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% 54% 4,391
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,171
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,060
Seldom/never 56% 44% 5,496

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,313. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 13% 2% 12% 4% 4,313
Once or twice a month 67% 12% 3% 16% 3% 1,147
Several times a year 72% 9% 3% 12% 4% 1,042
Seldom/never 76% 7% 3% 11% 3% 5,414

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,356. 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 12% 6% 82% 4,356
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 78% 1,156
Several times a year 14% 6% 80% 1,045
Seldom/never 11% 10% 79% 5,435

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,758. 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% 21% 31% 16% 3,758
Once or twice a month 30% 20% 30% 20% 1,031
Several times a year 28% 21% 31% 21% 941
Seldom/never 29% 20% 29% 22% 4,854

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,362. 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% 33% 19% 10% 4,362
Once or twice a month 37% 36% 17% 10% 1,167
Several times a year 36% 34% 18% 12% 1,052
Seldom/never 40% 33% 17% 10% 5,470

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,370. 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% 2% 11% 7% 16% 4,370
Once or twice a month 60% 5% 11% 4% 20% 1,166
Several times a year 58% 6% 12% 7% 18% 1,059
Seldom/never 53% 8% 13% 6% 21% 5,471

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,367. 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% 4,367
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 1,169
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,056
Seldom/never 28% 72% 5,474

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 86% 12% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1,171
Several times a year 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 59% 23% 6% 1% 10% 2% 5,496

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 95% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 83% 15% 1% 1% 1% 1,171
Several times a year 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 41% 33% 13% 12% 1% 5,496

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 89% 8% 3% < 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 4% < 1% 1,171
Several times a year 43% 50% 6% < 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 17% 40% 42% < 1% 5,496

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 3% 2% 1% 1,171
Several times a year 75% 17% 5% 3% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 44% 19% 8% 28% 1% 5,496

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 5% 2% 26% 2% 4,391
Once or twice a month 49% 11% 3% 35% 2% 1,171
Several times a year 40% 10% 7% 40% 3% 1,060
Seldom/never 31% 7% 4% 56% 1% 5,496

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 89% 5% 2% 2% 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 74% 16% 6% 3% < 1% 1,171
Several times a year 69% 14% 12% 5% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 50% 17% 11% 21% 1% 5,496

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 15% 8% 17% 2% 4,391
Once or twice a month 48% 21% 12% 17% 2% 1,171
Several times a year 43% 17% 16% 23% 2% 1,060
Seldom/never 40% 15% 14% 30% 1% 5,496

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 3% 15% 2% 2% 4,391
Once or twice a month 60% 7% 27% 5% 2% 1,171
Several times a year 51% 8% 33% 6% 2% 1,060
Seldom/never 27% 11% 51% 9% 2% 5,496

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 5% 2% 4% 1% 4,391
Once or twice a month 61% 22% 5% 11% 1% 1,171
Several times a year 45% 18% 22% 15% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 18% 10% 9% 63% < 1% 5,496

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 25% 5% 3% 3% 4,391
Once or twice a month 50% 34% 4% 8% 4% 1,171
Several times a year 41% 38% 3% 12% 6% 1,060
Seldom/never 23% 29% 2% 38% 8% 5,496

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 84% 7% 8% 4,391
Once or twice a month 88% 7% 5% 1,171
Several times a year 88% 7% 4% 1,060
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 5,496

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 13% 7% 4,391
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 5% 1,171
Several times a year 77% 17% 6% 1,060
Seldom/never 56% 35% 9% 5,496

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 16% 24% 4,391
Once or twice a month 57% 14% 30% 1,171
Several times a year 56% 15% 29% 1,060
Seldom/never 47% 17% 36% 5,496

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,391. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 20% 8% 7% 4,391
Once or twice a month 54% 28% 12% 6% 1,171
Several times a year 55% 28% 12% 4% 1,060
Seldom/never 42% 33% 20% 6% 5,496

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 25% 2% 3% 4,391
Once or twice a month 66% 30% 2% 2% 1,171
Several times a year 63% 32% 2% 3% 1,060
Seldom/never 63% 31% 3% 3% 5,496

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 34% 4% 2% 4,391
Once or twice a month 60% 36% 3% 1% 1,171
Several times a year 57% 38% 4% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 56% 40% 3% 2% 5,496

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 76% 3% 4,391
Once or twice a month 32% 65% 3% 1,171
Several times a year 41% 55% 4% 1,060
Seldom/never 55% 41% 4% 5,496

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 70% 4% 3% 4,391
Once or twice a month 43% 48% 5% 4% 1,171
Several times a year 46% 46% 5% 3% 1,060
Seldom/never 65% 28% 4% 4% 5,496

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 78% 6% 4,391
Once or twice a month 33% 59% 7% 1,171
Several times a year 34% 58% 8% 1,060
Seldom/never 54% 37% 8% 5,496

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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% 41% 3% 3% 4,391
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 2% 2% 1,171
Several times a year 50% 46% 2% 1% 1,060
Seldom/never 44% 51% 2% 2% 5,496

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,391. 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 6% 19% 1% 69% 4% 4,391
Once or twice a month 13% 29% 2% 52% 4% 1,171
Several times a year 17% 30% 2% 47% 4% 1,060
Seldom/never 35% 27% 4% 30% 4% 5,496