Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates

% of college graduates 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 = 8,798. 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 22% 8% 9% 61% 1% 8,798

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates 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 14% 7% 11% 68% < 1% 1,788
Evangelical Protestant 50% 13% 9% 27% < 1% 1,870
Historically Black Protestant 43% 12% 12% 31% 1% 289
Jewish 11% 5% 11% 72% 1% 294
Mainline Protestant 18% 9% 11% 61% 1% 1,673
Mormon 83% 4% 2% 10% < 1% 212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 2,071

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 1,958. 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% 40% 30% 17% 1,958
Once or twice a month 23% 42% 22% 13% 629
Several times a year 19% 38% 27% 17% 727
Seldom/never 21% 40% 26% 13% 5,239

Generational cohort among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 14% 34% 35% 11% 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 10% 19% 36% 27% 8% 1% 629
Several times a year 8% 18% 31% 33% 10% 1% 727
Seldom/never 9% 22% 31% 30% 8% 1% 5,239

Gender composition among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,012. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 59% 2,012
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 650
Several times a year 43% 57% 742
Seldom/never 51% 49% 5,338

Racial and ethnic composition among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,973. 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% 6% 8% 4% 1,973
Once or twice a month 68% 12% 9% 7% 4% 640
Several times a year 68% 9% 10% 9% 4% 736
Seldom/never 78% 5% 6% 8% 3% 5,262

Immigrant status among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,999. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 8% 77% 1,999
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 643
Several times a year 18% 8% 73% 735
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 5,310

Income distribution among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 1,746. 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% 18% 38% 26% 1,746
Once or twice a month 12% 19% 39% 30% 587
Several times a year 16% 14% 36% 35% 648
Seldom/never 13% 17% 34% 36% 4,790

Marital status among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 1,998. 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% 2% 11% 5% 12% 1,998
Once or twice a month 66% 3% 9% 3% 19% 648
Several times a year 64% 6% 8% 3% 18% 738
Seldom/never 54% 9% 9% 3% 25% 5,308

Parent of children under 18 among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 59% 2,000
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 648
Several times a year 36% 64% 739
Seldom/never 28% 72% 5,328

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 1% 2,012
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 650
Several times a year 71% 21% 2% 1% 3% 2% 742
Seldom/never 40% 25% 10% < 1% 21% 4% 5,338

Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 2,012
Once or twice a month 75% 21% 2% 1% 1% 650
Several times a year 65% 30% 2% 2% 1% 742
Seldom/never 24% 32% 21% 22% 1% 5,338

Attendance at religious services among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 2% < 1% 2,012
Once or twice a month 60% 36% 4% < 1% 650
Several times a year 43% 49% 7% < 1% 742
Seldom/never 13% 39% 48% < 1% 5,338

Frequency of prayer among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 2,012
Once or twice a month 81% 11% 4% 4% < 1% 650
Several times a year 63% 22% 7% 8% < 1% 742
Seldom/never 30% 18% 7% 44% 1% 5,338

Frequency of meditation among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 6% 2% 27% 2% 2,012
Once or twice a month 44% 13% 5% 36% 2% 650
Several times a year 46% 10% 9% 34% 1% 742
Seldom/never 29% 9% 6% 55% 1% 5,338

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 8% 3% 2% 1% 2,012
Once or twice a month 71% 19% 6% 3% 1% 650
Several times a year 61% 16% 15% 6% 1% 742
Seldom/never 45% 19% 13% 21% 1% 5,338

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 10% 17% 2% 2,012
Once or twice a month 48% 21% 13% 16% 2% 650
Several times a year 49% 16% 17% 17% 1% 742
Seldom/never 44% 19% 16% 21% 1% 5,338

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 6% 19% 2% 3% 2,012
Once or twice a month 50% 12% 28% 6% 4% 650
Several times a year 34% 16% 39% 9% 2% 742
Seldom/never 12% 18% 52% 16% 2% 5,338

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 41% 1% < 1% 2,012
Once or twice a month 46% 53% 1% < 1% 650
Several times a year 37% 61% 1% 1% 742
Seldom/never 25% 73% 1% 1% 5,338

Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 8% 2% 6% 1% 2,012
Once or twice a month 52% 26% 9% 12% 1% 650
Several times a year 35% 18% 26% 22% < 1% 742
Seldom/never 9% 6% 8% 76% < 1% 5,338

Interpreting scripture among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 35% 5% 7% 5% 2,012
Once or twice a month 32% 45% 2% 17% 5% 650
Several times a year 21% 42% 3% 27% 8% 742
Seldom/never 6% 22% 1% 63% 7% 5,338

Belief in Heaven among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 8% 9% 2,012
Once or twice a month 82% 11% 7% 650
Several times a year 75% 17% 8% 742
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 5,338

Belief in Hell among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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 74% 17% 9% 2,012
Once or twice a month 68% 25% 8% 650
Several times a year 60% 31% 8% 742
Seldom/never 35% 57% 8% 5,338

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 12% 29% 2,012
Once or twice a month 52% 10% 37% 650
Several times a year 44% 16% 40% 742
Seldom/never 33% 12% 55% 5,338

Political ideology among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,012. 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% 25% 12% 4% 2,012
Once or twice a month 44% 33% 20% 3% 650
Several times a year 38% 39% 18% 4% 742
Seldom/never 22% 39% 36% 2% 5,338

Views about size of government among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 26% 3% 2% 2,012
Once or twice a month 62% 33% 3% 2% 650
Several times a year 59% 34% 3% 4% 742
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 3% 5,338

Views about government aid to the poor among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 37% 5% 2% 2,012
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 3% 2% 650
Several times a year 45% 49% 3% 3% 742
Seldom/never 39% 56% 4% 2% 5,338

Views about abortion among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 4% 2,012
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 3% 650
Several times a year 54% 43% 3% 742
Seldom/never 76% 21% 3% 5,338

Views about homosexuality among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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 35% 57% 5% 4% 2,012
Once or twice a month 55% 36% 5% 3% 650
Several times a year 65% 26% 5% 4% 742
Seldom/never 84% 11% 2% 2% 5,338

Views about same-sex marriage among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 67% 6% 2,012
Once or twice a month 49% 44% 7% 650
Several times a year 58% 35% 7% 742
Seldom/never 79% 16% 5% 5,338

Views about environmental regulation among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 47% 3% 3% 2,012
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 2% 2% 650
Several times a year 33% 63% 2% 2% 742
Seldom/never 26% 70% 2% 2% 5,338

Views about human evolution among college graduates by attendance at prayer groups

% of college graduates 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 = 2,012. 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% 26% 3% 57% 5% 2,012
Once or twice a month 20% 33% 4% 41% 3% 650
Several times a year 26% 36% 5% 29% 4% 742
Seldom/never 59% 22% 5% 12% 2% 5,338