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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 19,167. 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 32% 12% 10% 46% 1% 19,167
2007 30% 10% 9% 50% 1% 20,461

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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% 11% 11% 58% 1% 4,475
Evangelical Protestant 46% 14% 9% 31% 1% 6,978
Historically Black Protestant 47% 15% 9% 28% 1% 1,557
Jewish 31% 13% 14% 41% 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 24% 11% 10% 55% < 1% 3,327
Mormon 71% 8% 3% 17% < 1% 381
Muslim 40% 10% 16% 34% 1% 173
Orthodox Christian 27% 15% 18% 40% < 1% 101
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 1,699

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,288. 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 16% 34% 29% 21% 6,288
Once or twice a month 26% 38% 23% 14% 2,071
Several times a year 23% 35% 25% 16% 1,826
Seldom/never 23% 35% 27% 15% 8,521
Don't know 17% 26% 20% 37% 108

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,288. 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 11% 11% 28% 34% 15% 1% 6,288
Once or twice a month 17% 15% 31% 27% 9% 1% 2,071
Several times a year 15% 16% 28% 30% 11% 1% 1,826
Seldom/never 14% 15% 28% 32% 9% 1% 8,521
Don't know 7% 14% 22% 30% 24% 3% 108

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

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,439. 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% 57% 6,439
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 2,101
Several times a year 49% 51% 1,858
Seldom/never 50% 50% 8,647
Don't know 34% 66% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,346. 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% 20% 2% 15% 4% 6,346
Once or twice a month 55% 19% 3% 20% 3% 2,076
Several times a year 63% 13% 5% 15% 4% 1,841
Seldom/never 68% 10% 3% 14% 4% 8,563
Don't know 53% 24% 1% 19% 3% 115

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

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,356. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 7% 78% 6,356
Once or twice a month 18% 9% 74% 2,074
Several times a year 17% 9% 75% 1,828
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 8,519
Don't know 18% 8% 74% 116

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 5,518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 22% 26% 13% 5,518
Once or twice a month 41% 19% 25% 14% 1,858
Several times a year 34% 22% 28% 16% 1,652
Seldom/never 37% 21% 25% 16% 7,547

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,398. 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% 32% 15% 7% 6,398
Once or twice a month 47% 33% 13% 8% 2,093
Several times a year 41% 34% 16% 9% 1,846
Seldom/never 46% 33% 13% 7% 8,609
Don't know 57% 31% 9% 3% 116

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,406. 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% 4% 13% 8% 19% 6,406
Once or twice a month 49% 6% 13% 5% 28% 2,098
Several times a year 49% 7% 12% 7% 25% 1,857
Seldom/never 45% 8% 14% 6% 26% 8,615
Don't know 32% 2% 16% 22% 28% 117

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

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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% 6,409
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 2,095
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,852
Seldom/never 29% 71% 8,621
Don't know 21% 79% 117

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,439
Once or twice a month 83% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,101
Several times a year 82% 15% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 68% 24% 4% 1% 1% 1% 8,647
Don't know 80% 12% < 1% 7% < 1% 1% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 6,439
Once or twice a month 80% 18% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,101
Several times a year 73% 23% 2% 1% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 47% 38% 11% 4% < 1% 8,647
Don't know 79% 7% 1% 2% 10% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 6,439
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 4% < 1% 2,101
Several times a year 39% 56% 5% < 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 18% 45% 37% 1% 8,647
Don't know 46% 26% 11% 17% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 6,439
Once or twice a month 77% 17% 3% 2% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 73% 18% 5% 4% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 50% 22% 9% 19% < 1% 8,647
Don't know 68% 6% 3% 2% 21% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 6% 2% 25% 2% 6,439
Once or twice a month 47% 13% 4% 36% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 39% 10% 8% 41% 2% 1,858
Seldom/never 29% 7% 4% 59% 1% 8,647
Don't know 54% < 1% 1% 21% 25% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 7% 3% 3% 1% 6,439
Once or twice a month 71% 18% 7% 4% < 1% 2,101
Several times a year 64% 16% 13% 6% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 49% 18% 12% 19% 1% 8,647
Don't know 72% 10% 2% 3% 13% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 6,439
Once or twice a month 44% 22% 12% 20% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 41% 16% 17% 24% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 37% 15% 14% 33% 1% 8,647
Don't know 43% 17% 6% 18% 17% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 2% 6,439
Once or twice a month 52% 7% 33% 6% 2% 2,101
Several times a year 44% 8% 40% 6% 2% 1,858
Seldom/never 27% 9% 54% 7% 2% 8,647
Don't know 44% 5% 31% 3% 16% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 6,439
Once or twice a month 41% 57% 1% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 41% 58% 1% < 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 32% 66% 1% 1% 8,647
Don't know 31% 55% 6% 8% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 6,439
Once or twice a month 57% 24% 8% 11% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 38% 19% 25% 18% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 19% 11% 10% 60% < 1% 8,647
Don't know 52% 9% 7% 11% 21% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 25% 4% 4% 3% 6,439
Once or twice a month 51% 34% 3% 8% 4% 2,101
Several times a year 42% 38% 3% 11% 5% 1,858
Seldom/never 28% 36% 3% 26% 8% 8,647
Don't know 43% 21% 9% 5% 21% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 3% 3% 6,439
Once or twice a month 96% 2% 3% 2,101
Several times a year 95% 2% 2% 1,858
Seldom/never 96% 2% 2% 8,647
Don't know 92% < 1% 8% 122

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 16% 35% 6,439
Once or twice a month 45% 14% 41% 2,101
Several times a year 47% 15% 37% 1,858
Seldom/never 40% 18% 42% 8,647
Don't know 23% 49% 28% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,439. 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% 25% 13% 5% 6,439
Once or twice a month 46% 32% 17% 5% 2,101
Several times a year 47% 34% 14% 5% 1,858
Seldom/never 36% 36% 21% 7% 8,647
Don't know 40% 23% 14% 23% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 39% 2% 3% 6,439
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 2% 2% 2,101
Several times a year 54% 41% 2% 2% 1,858
Seldom/never 53% 41% 3% 4% 8,647
Don't know 33% 45% 6% 16% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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 51% 43% 4% 2% 6,439
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 4% 1% 2,101
Several times a year 51% 44% 3% 1% 1,858
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 2% 8,647
Don't know 39% 47% 5% 9% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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 27% 69% 4% 6,439
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 3% 2,101
Several times a year 45% 51% 3% 1,858
Seldom/never 53% 42% 4% 8,647
Don't know 29% 48% 23% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 62% 5% 3% 6,439
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 4% 3% 2,101
Several times a year 53% 39% 4% 4% 1,858
Seldom/never 66% 27% 4% 3% 8,647
Don't know 34% 47% 8% 12% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 72% 7% 6,439
Once or twice a month 38% 54% 7% 2,101
Several times a year 42% 51% 7% 1,858
Seldom/never 56% 37% 8% 8,647
Don't know 26% 49% 24% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 46% 3% 3% 6,439
Once or twice a month 44% 52% 2% 2% 2,101
Several times a year 44% 52% 1% 2% 1,858
Seldom/never 41% 54% 2% 3% 8,647
Don't know 39% 30% 9% 22% 122

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 6,439. 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% 24% 2% 60% 5% 6,439
Once or twice a month 16% 30% 2% 48% 4% 2,101
Several times a year 18% 33% 3% 43% 4% 1,858
Seldom/never 27% 32% 4% 32% 4% 8,647
Don't know 5% 30% 3% 42% 20% 122