Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Heaven

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 24,337. 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 29% 11% 9% 50% 1% 24,337
2007 27% 10% 9% 54% 1% 25,775

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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% 11% 60% 1% 6,083
Evangelical Protestant 43% 14% 9% 34% 1% 7,452
Historically Black Protestant 45% 14% 9% 31% 1% 1,761
Jehovah's Witness 87% 1% 4% 6% 2% 126
Jewish 27% 12% 13% 47% 1% 288
Mainline Protestant 21% 11% 10% 58% < 1% 4,683
Mormon 73% 7% 3% 17% < 1% 626
Muslim 38% 11% 15% 35% 1% 202
Orthodox Christian 22% 12% 20% 46% < 1% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 9% 6% 6% 78% < 1% 2,430

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,154. 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 16% 33% 29% 22% 7,154
Once or twice a month 26% 38% 22% 14% 2,435
Several times a year 23% 34% 25% 18% 2,317
Seldom/never 22% 34% 27% 17% 11,804
Don't know 11% 24% 22% 44% 139

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,154. 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 11% 11% 27% 34% 15% 1% 7,154
Once or twice a month 17% 15% 31% 27% 9% 1% 2,435
Several times a year 14% 15% 28% 30% 12% 1% 2,317
Seldom/never 14% 15% 28% 32% 11% 1% 11,804
Don't know 5% 10% 20% 32% 30% 4% 139

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,334. 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% 58% 7,334
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 2,478
Several times a year 47% 53% 2,367
Seldom/never 47% 53% 12,001
Don't know 34% 66% 157

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,219. 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% 20% 3% 16% 4% 7,219
Once or twice a month 55% 19% 3% 20% 3% 2,451
Several times a year 64% 13% 5% 15% 4% 2,343
Seldom/never 70% 9% 3% 14% 4% 11,873
Don't know 54% 24% 1% 16% 5% 143

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,236. 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 17% 7% 76% 7,236
Once or twice a month 18% 9% 73% 2,441
Several times a year 17% 9% 74% 2,330
Seldom/never 12% 11% 78% 11,840
Don't know 19% 4% 76% 150

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 6,275. 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% 21% 26% 13% 6,275
Once or twice a month 41% 19% 26% 15% 2,186
Several times a year 33% 22% 27% 18% 2,090
Seldom/never 36% 21% 26% 17% 10,438

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,288. 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% 31% 15% 8% 7,288
Once or twice a month 46% 32% 13% 9% 2,470
Several times a year 40% 34% 16% 10% 2,351
Seldom/never 44% 33% 15% 8% 11,942
Don't know 55% 29% 12% 3% 151

Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,292. 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% 4% 13% 9% 19% 7,292
Once or twice a month 48% 6% 13% 6% 27% 2,475
Several times a year 50% 7% 12% 7% 25% 2,362
Seldom/never 46% 8% 13% 7% 25% 11,956
Don't know 32% 1% 18% 26% 24% 149

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,300. 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% 7,300
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 2,470
Several times a year 32% 68% 2,359
Seldom/never 28% 72% 11,966
Don't know 19% 81% 149

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 82% 16% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,478
Several times a year 79% 18% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 66% 27% 5% 1% 1% 1% 12,001
Don't know 76% 11% < 1% 12% < 1% 1% 157

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 7,334
Once or twice a month 78% 20% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,478
Several times a year 70% 26% 3% 1% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 45% 39% 12% 4% < 1% 12,001
Don't know 79% 9% 1% 2% 10% 157

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% < 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 5% < 1% 2,478
Several times a year 38% 56% 6% < 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 17% 46% 36% < 1% 12,001
Don't know 48% 26% 9% 16% 157

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 76% 17% 3% 2% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 70% 20% 6% 4% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 49% 23% 9% 19% 1% 12,001
Don't know 67% 5% 1% 4% 23% 157

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 6% 2% 25% 2% 7,334
Once or twice a month 46% 14% 4% 35% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 39% 10% 9% 41% 2% 2,367
Seldom/never 30% 8% 4% 57% 1% 12,001
Don't know 51% 1% 1% 21% 26% 157

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 7% 3% 3% 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 70% 19% 7% 4% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 63% 17% 13% 7% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 50% 18% 12% 19% 1% 12,001
Don't know 69% 11% 3% 4% 14% 157

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 15% 9% 20% 2% 7,334
Once or twice a month 44% 22% 13% 20% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 42% 17% 17% 23% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 38% 15% 14% 31% 1% 12,001
Don't know 39% 20% 5% 19% 17% 157

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 4% 24% 3% 2% 7,334
Once or twice a month 48% 8% 36% 6% 2% 2,478
Several times a year 40% 9% 43% 6% 2% 2,367
Seldom/never 25% 10% 56% 8% 2% 12,001
Don't know 45% 5% 31% 4% 15% 157

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

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 51% 1% 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 39% 59% 1% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 38% 61% 1% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 30% 68% 1% 1% 12,001
Don't know 30% 58% 6% 5% 157

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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 82% 7% 3% 7% 1% 7,334
Once or twice a month 54% 25% 8% 12% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 36% 19% 25% 20% 1% 2,367
Seldom/never 18% 10% 10% 62% < 1% 12,001
Don't know 56% 9% 5% 11% 19% 157

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 5% 4% 7,334
Once or twice a month 48% 35% 3% 9% 5% 2,478
Several times a year 38% 40% 3% 14% 6% 2,367
Seldom/never 25% 35% 2% 30% 8% 12,001
Don't know 43% 20% 11% 8% 19% 157

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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 83% 12% 5% 7,334
Once or twice a month 82% 14% 4% 2,478
Several times a year 77% 17% 6% 2,367
Seldom/never 71% 23% 6% 12,001
Don't know 75% 9% 16% 157

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 17% 37% 7,334
Once or twice a month 42% 15% 43% 2,478
Several times a year 44% 16% 40% 2,367
Seldom/never 39% 18% 43% 12,001
Don't know 23% 46% 31% 157

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,334. 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% 26% 15% 6% 7,334
Once or twice a month 43% 33% 19% 5% 2,478
Several times a year 43% 36% 16% 5% 2,367
Seldom/never 34% 37% 22% 7% 12,001
Don't know 39% 25% 11% 25% 157

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 40% 3% 3% 7,334
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 2% 3% 2,478
Several times a year 52% 42% 2% 3% 2,367
Seldom/never 53% 41% 3% 4% 12,001
Don't know 33% 44% 7% 16% 157

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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 49% 45% 4% 2% 7,334
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 4% 1% 2,478
Several times a year 48% 47% 4% 2% 2,367
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 2% 12,001
Don't know 40% 45% 5% 10% 157

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 66% 5% 7,334
Once or twice a month 41% 56% 3% 2,478
Several times a year 48% 48% 4% 2,367
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 12,001
Don't know 31% 47% 22% 157

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 58% 5% 4% 7,334
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 4% 3% 2,478
Several times a year 57% 35% 4% 4% 2,367
Seldom/never 69% 24% 4% 3% 12,001
Don't know 28% 47% 11% 14% 157

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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 25% 67% 8% 7,334
Once or twice a month 43% 50% 7% 2,478
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 2,367
Seldom/never 59% 33% 8% 12,001
Don't know 22% 49% 29% 157

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 48% 3% 4% 7,334
Once or twice a month 43% 53% 2% 2% 2,478
Several times a year 42% 55% 2% 2% 2,367
Seldom/never 39% 56% 2% 3% 12,001
Don't know 40% 33% 6% 21% 157

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 7,334. 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% 25% 2% 57% 6% 7,334
Once or twice a month 17% 32% 3% 45% 3% 2,478
Several times a year 19% 34% 3% 40% 4% 2,367
Seldom/never 30% 32% 4% 30% 4% 12,001
Don't know 9% 25% 4% 43% 21% 157