Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 21,904. 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% 10% 44% 1% 21,904
2007 30% 10% 9% 51% 1% 25,667

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 believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 20% 10% 11% 58% 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 47% 13% 9% 30% 1% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 47% 15% 9% 29% 1% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 87% 2% 4% 6% 2% 221
Jewish 34% 11% 15% 39% 1% 277
Mainline Protestant 26% 12% 10% 52% < 1% 3,989
Mormon 76% 6% 3% 15% < 1% 576
Muslim 38% 11% 14% 36% 1% 192
Orthodox Christian 30% 10% 18% 42% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 7% 7% 73% < 1% 1,805

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 33% 30% 22% 7,554
Once or twice a month 23% 37% 24% 16% 2,291
Several times a year 21% 34% 26% 18% 2,105
Seldom/never 18% 33% 30% 19% 9,334
Don't know 13% 23% 24% 39% 140

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 10% 28% 35% 15% 1% 7,554
Once or twice a month 14% 15% 31% 29% 10% 1% 2,291
Several times a year 13% 14% 29% 31% 12% 1% 2,105
Seldom/never 11% 13% 28% 35% 12% 1% 9,334
Don't know 4% 12% 20% 34% 27% 2% 140

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. 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% 59% 7,753
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 2,338
Several times a year 45% 55% 2,143
Seldom/never 45% 55% 9,508
Don't know 35% 65% 162

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,626. 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 61% 19% 3% 14% 4% 7,626
Once or twice a month 58% 20% 2% 17% 3% 2,301
Several times a year 66% 14% 4% 13% 4% 2,119
Seldom/never 69% 11% 2% 14% 4% 9,369
Don't know 53% 25% 1% 14% 7% 144

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,659. 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 14% 8% 78% 7,659
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 2,308
Several times a year 15% 7% 78% 2,119
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 9,376
Don't know 17% 4% 79% 152

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,623. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 21% 27% 14% 6,623
Once or twice a month 38% 20% 28% 15% 2,064
Several times a year 31% 23% 28% 18% 1,878
Seldom/never 37% 21% 25% 17% 8,203
Don't know 61% 11% 15% 13% 102

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,706. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 32% 16% 9% 7,706
Once or twice a month 43% 34% 14% 9% 2,328
Several times a year 38% 34% 17% 11% 2,129
Seldom/never 44% 33% 15% 8% 9,454
Don't know 47% 30% 16% 7% 155

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,714. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 3% 13% 8% 18% 7,714
Once or twice a month 50% 5% 14% 6% 24% 2,332
Several times a year 51% 6% 11% 8% 24% 2,139
Seldom/never 47% 7% 15% 8% 23% 9,465
Don't know 38% 5% 16% 22% 19% 154

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,717. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 68% 7,717
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 2,330
Several times a year 31% 69% 2,136
Seldom/never 27% 73% 9,484
Don't know 19% 81% 152

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 82% 15% 1% 1% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 78% 19% 2% 1% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 55% 33% 7% 4% 1% 9,508
Don't know 79% 6% 2% 4% 10% 162

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 7,753. 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 86% 10% 4% < 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 5% < 1% 2,338
Several times a year 40% 54% 5% < 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 20% 45% 34% 1% 9,508
Don't know 44% 22% 14% 19% 162

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 80% 15% 2% 2% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 76% 17% 3% 3% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 59% 22% 7% 12% 1% 9,508
Don't know 71% 1% 1% 5% 22% 162

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 6% 2% 25% 2% 7,753
Once or twice a month 48% 12% 4% 34% 2% 2,338
Several times a year 42% 9% 8% 39% 2% 2,143
Seldom/never 37% 7% 4% 51% 1% 9,508
Don't know 51% < 1% 2% 19% 28% 162

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. 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% 7% 2% 3% 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 5% 3% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 68% 16% 11% 5% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 58% 17% 11% 13% 1% 9,508
Don't know 74% 8% 2% 4% 13% 162

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 15% 8% 20% 2% 7,753
Once or twice a month 44% 21% 12% 21% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 43% 17% 16% 23% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 42% 14% 12% 31% 1% 9,508
Don't know 42% 15% 6% 17% 19% 162

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. 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% 4% 22% 3% 3% 7,753
Once or twice a month 51% 7% 34% 4% 3% 2,338
Several times a year 45% 9% 39% 5% 2% 2,143
Seldom/never 30% 9% 52% 6% 3% 9,508
Don't know 43% 5% 29% 6% 16% 162

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 47% 2% 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 41% 57% 1% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 40% 59% 1% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 32% 65% 2% 1% 9,508
Don't know 36% 52% 6% 6% 162

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. 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% 2% 6% 1% 7,753
Once or twice a month 58% 24% 7% 10% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 41% 19% 23% 17% 1% 2,143
Seldom/never 22% 12% 11% 55% 1% 9,508
Don't know 51% 7% 8% 13% 20% 162

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 27% 4% 4% 4% 7,753
Once or twice a month 49% 34% 3% 9% 5% 2,338
Several times a year 41% 38% 4% 11% 6% 2,143
Seldom/never 28% 35% 3% 25% 9% 9,508
Don't know 42% 19% 11% 12% 17% 162

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 6% 7% 7,753
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 2,338
Several times a year 89% 6% 5% 2,143
Seldom/never 85% 9% 6% 9,508
Don't know 79% 6% 15% 162

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 15% 7% 7,753
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 6% 2,338
Several times a year 75% 18% 7% 2,143
Seldom/never 66% 26% 8% 9,508
Don't know 67% 17% 16% 162

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 18% 35% 7,753
Once or twice a month 45% 16% 40% 2,338
Several times a year 45% 17% 38% 2,143
Seldom/never 39% 19% 43% 9,508
Don't know 27% 39% 34% 162

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 25% 13% 7% 7,753
Once or twice a month 45% 32% 17% 5% 2,338
Several times a year 46% 34% 15% 5% 2,143
Seldom/never 36% 35% 22% 7% 9,508
Don't know 40% 27% 11% 23% 162

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 37% 3% 4% 7,753
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 2% 3% 2,338
Several times a year 54% 40% 2% 4% 2,143
Seldom/never 53% 39% 3% 4% 9,508
Don't know 41% 39% 7% 13% 162

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 43% 5% 2% 7,753
Once or twice a month 48% 46% 4% 1% 2,338
Several times a year 48% 46% 4% 2% 2,143
Seldom/never 47% 47% 4% 2% 9,508
Don't know 40% 47% 8% 5% 162

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. 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 28% 68% 5% 7,753
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 3% 2,338
Several times a year 46% 51% 4% 2,143
Seldom/never 54% 41% 5% 9,508
Don't know 35% 49% 16% 162

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 60% 5% 4% 7,753
Once or twice a month 50% 42% 5% 3% 2,338
Several times a year 53% 38% 4% 5% 2,143
Seldom/never 65% 27% 4% 4% 9,508
Don't know 31% 50% 7% 12% 162

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 70% 7% 7,753
Once or twice a month 40% 53% 8% 2,338
Several times a year 43% 49% 8% 2,143
Seldom/never 55% 37% 9% 9,508
Don't know 23% 53% 24% 162

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 47% 3% 4% 7,753
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 2% 3% 2,338
Several times a year 43% 53% 2% 3% 2,143
Seldom/never 40% 54% 3% 3% 9,508
Don't know 38% 38% 7% 17% 162

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,753. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 23% 2% 60% 6% 7,753
Once or twice a month 15% 30% 2% 48% 4% 2,338
Several times a year 15% 32% 4% 44% 5% 2,143
Seldom/never 23% 34% 4% 34% 5% 9,508
Don't know 7% 23% 6% 44% 19% 162