Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 6,792. 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 11% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 6,792
2007 8% 5% 7% 79% < 1% 5,816

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 and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 13% 8% 8% 70% 1% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 19% 12% 10% 58% 1% 827
Historically Black Protestant 24% 12% 9% 55% < 1% 175
Jewish 9% 10% 11% 70% < 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 7% 7% 9% 76% < 1% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 4% 4% 89% < 1% 1,614

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 and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 38% 25% 17% 627
Once or twice a month 33% 39% 17% 10% 455
Several times a year 26% 35% 22% 17% 534
Seldom/never 24% 35% 26% 15% 5,032

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 627. 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% 33% 29% 12% 1% 627
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 32% 20% 6% 1% 455
Several times a year 17% 18% 26% 26% 11% 1% 534
Seldom/never 14% 17% 28% 31% 9% 1% 5,032

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 53% 640
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 465
Several times a year 54% 46% 546
Seldom/never 52% 48% 5,111

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 638. 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% 11% 2% 42% 4% 638
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 8% 34% 3% 459
Several times a year 55% 8% 10% 24% 3% 540
Seldom/never 73% 6% 4% 14% 3% 5,065

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 630. 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% 6% 52% 630
Once or twice a month 33% 11% 55% 450
Several times a year 27% 13% 60% 538
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 5,058

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 539. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 15% 19% 10% 539
Once or twice a month 44% 17% 22% 17% 409
Several times a year 42% 16% 24% 19% 494
Seldom/never 29% 21% 27% 22% 4,526

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 633. 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% 21% 11% 8% 633
Once or twice a month 49% 26% 14% 12% 463
Several times a year 42% 27% 19% 11% 544
Seldom/never 38% 31% 18% 12% 5,093

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 639. 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% 8% 14% 7% 26% 639
Once or twice a month 43% 11% 11% 3% 32% 464
Several times a year 45% 10% 13% 4% 27% 544
Seldom/never 48% 11% 12% 5% 25% 5,091

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 636. 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% 636
Once or twice a month 39% 61% 465
Several times a year 34% 66% 545
Seldom/never 28% 72% 5,098

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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 72% 22% 3% 2% 1% 640
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 5% 1% 1% 465
Several times a year 36% 54% 8% 1% 1% 546
Seldom/never 17% 49% 24% 9% 1% 5,111

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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 72% 20% 7% 1% 640
Once or twice a month 42% 50% 8% 1% 465
Several times a year 24% 65% 10% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 9% 43% 48% < 1% 5,111

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 23% 3% 4% 1% 640
Once or twice a month 57% 28% 8% 7% < 1% 465
Several times a year 43% 31% 15% 11% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 26% 24% 13% 36% < 1% 5,111

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 10% 3% 22% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 42% 20% 4% 34% 1% 465
Several times a year 33% 13% 11% 41% 1% 546
Seldom/never 25% 11% 5% 58% 1% 5,111

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 13% 9% 7% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 55% 21% 14% 10% < 1% 465
Several times a year 45% 20% 22% 13% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 37% 21% 15% 26% 1% 5,111

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 16% 12% 15% 2% 640
Once or twice a month 52% 19% 12% 15% 2% 465
Several times a year 43% 17% 20% 20% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 38% 17% 17% 26% 1% 5,111

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 11% 32% 12% 2% 640
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 41% 16% 1% 465
Several times a year 18% 14% 52% 14% 2% 546
Seldom/never 9% 15% 63% 11% 2% 5,111

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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 29% 67% 1% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 26% 71% 1% 1% 465
Several times a year 26% 73% 1% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 23% 74% 1% 1% 5,111

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 11% 5% 17% 2% 640
Once or twice a month 35% 31% 11% 22% 1% 465
Several times a year 13% 17% 34% 36% < 1% 546
Seldom/never 6% 7% 8% 79% < 1% 5,111

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 30% 2% 19% 6% 640
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 2% 24% 9% 465
Several times a year 18% 41% 1% 33% 8% 546
Seldom/never 9% 25% 1% 56% 9% 5,111

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 4% 640
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 5% 465
Several times a year 80% 13% 7% 546
Seldom/never 66% 24% 10% 5,111

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 30% 7% 640
Once or twice a month 62% 32% 6% 465
Several times a year 54% 39% 7% 546
Seldom/never 45% 45% 10% 5,111

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 25% 48% 640
Once or twice a month 31% 17% 52% 465
Several times a year 35% 16% 49% 546
Seldom/never 33% 19% 48% 5,111

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 29% 31% 7% 640
Once or twice a month 32% 30% 32% 5% 465
Several times a year 27% 45% 24% 4% 546
Seldom/never 25% 41% 29% 5% 5,111

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 61% 2% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 3% 1% 465
Several times a year 42% 52% 4% 2% 546
Seldom/never 52% 42% 3% 3% 5,111

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 54% 4% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 40% 57% 3% 1% 465
Several times a year 41% 54% 3% 2% 546
Seldom/never 43% 52% 3% 2% 5,111

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 51% 5% 640
Once or twice a month 51% 47% 2% 465
Several times a year 62% 34% 3% 546
Seldom/never 69% 28% 4% 5,111

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 34% 4% 3% 640
Once or twice a month 72% 24% 2% 2% 465
Several times a year 73% 18% 5% 4% 546
Seldom/never 81% 14% 3% 3% 5,111

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 42% 11% 640
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 8% 465
Several times a year 63% 30% 8% 546
Seldom/never 73% 20% 7% 5,111

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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% 2% 6% 640
Once or twice a month 34% 60% 2% 4% 465
Several times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 546
Seldom/never 33% 62% 2% 2% 5,111

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 640. 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 24% 29% 4% 37% 5% 640
Once or twice a month 33% 32% 5% 26% 4% 465
Several times a year 38% 32% 5% 21% 3% 546
Seldom/never 51% 23% 6% 16% 3% 5,111