Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 10,584. 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 27% 10% 8% 55% 1% 10,584

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less by religious group

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who attend prayer group…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 20% 11% 9% 59% 1% 2,431
Evangelical Protestant 42% 13% 9% 36% 1% 2,977
Historically Black Protestant 46% 13% 8% 31% 1% 823
Jehovah's Witness 85% 3% 5% 6% 1% 130
Mainline Protestant 20% 10% 9% 61% 1% 1,536
Mormon 58% 10% 2% 31% < 1% 127
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 5% 5% 84% < 1% 2,129

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,784. 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% 30% 29% 25% 2,784
Once or twice a month 27% 33% 25% 16% 970
Several times a year 25% 29% 25% 21% 825
Seldom/never 25% 29% 26% 20% 5,794

Generational cohort among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,784. 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% 8% 26% 35% 18% 2% 2,784
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 27% 30% 10% 1% 970
Several times a year 19% 11% 23% 30% 15% 1% 825
Seldom/never 18% 12% 25% 31% 13% 2% 5,794

Gender composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,830. 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% 2,830
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 982
Several times a year 52% 48% 834
Seldom/never 54% 46% 5,846

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,804. 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% 21% 2% 24% 3% 2,804
Once or twice a month 45% 19% 2% 32% 3% 967
Several times a year 57% 14% 2% 24% 3% 827
Seldom/never 67% 9% 2% 18% 4% 5,791

Immigrant status among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,782. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 7% 70% 2,782
Once or twice a month 26% 10% 64% 965
Several times a year 22% 9% 69% 818
Seldom/never 14% 10% 76% 5,737

Income distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,349. 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% 21% 17% 6% 2,349
Once or twice a month 59% 18% 17% 6% 848
Several times a year 52% 24% 17% 7% 725
Seldom/never 49% 23% 19% 9% 4,976

Marital status among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,815. 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% 5% 14% 11% 21% 2,815
Once or twice a month 41% 8% 15% 7% 29% 979
Several times a year 39% 6% 14% 10% 31% 831
Seldom/never 39% 9% 14% 8% 29% 5,824

Parent of children under 18 among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,820. 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% 73% 2,820
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 982
Several times a year 27% 73% 832
Seldom/never 23% 77% 5,833

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 77% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 982
Several times a year 72% 21% 3% 1% 1% 1% 834
Seldom/never 54% 25% 7% 1% 11% 2% 5,846

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 74% 23% 2% 1% 1% 982
Several times a year 66% 26% 4% 3% 1% 834
Seldom/never 38% 33% 14% 14% 1% 5,846

Attendance at religious services among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 12% 5% < 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 46% 45% 8% < 1% 982
Several times a year 29% 62% 9% < 1% 834
Seldom/never 14% 36% 50% 1% 5,846

Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 11% 1% 2% < 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 71% 20% 4% 4% 1% 982
Several times a year 64% 20% 8% 7% 1% 834
Seldom/never 41% 17% 8% 33% 1% 5,846

Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 7% 2% 23% 2% 2,830
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 4% 34% 2% 982
Several times a year 35% 11% 11% 40% 3% 834
Seldom/never 28% 7% 4% 60% 2% 5,846

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 7% 4% 4% 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 67% 19% 8% 6% 1% 982
Several times a year 59% 15% 17% 9% 1% 834
Seldom/never 44% 15% 11% 28% 2% 5,846

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 13% 8% 21% 3% 2,830
Once or twice a month 47% 19% 11% 21% 2% 982
Several times a year 39% 15% 18% 26% 2% 834
Seldom/never 37% 13% 12% 36% 2% 5,846

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 5% 28% 4% 2% 2,830
Once or twice a month 43% 8% 39% 8% 2% 982
Several times a year 37% 8% 45% 7% 2% 834
Seldom/never 21% 9% 59% 9% 2% 5,846

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 56% 1% 2% 2,830
Once or twice a month 32% 66% 1% 2% 982
Several times a year 33% 65% 1% 1% 834
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 1% 5,846

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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 80% 7% 3% 9% 1% 2,830
Once or twice a month 52% 26% 8% 14% < 1% 982
Several times a year 29% 19% 28% 23% 1% 834
Seldom/never 15% 9% 7% 68% 1% 5,846

Interpreting scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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 67% 20% 4% 6% 3% 2,830
Once or twice a month 55% 26% 2% 11% 5% 982
Several times a year 47% 28% 3% 15% 6% 834
Seldom/never 26% 26% 3% 38% 8% 5,846

Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 6% 5% 2,830
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 982
Several times a year 86% 9% 5% 834
Seldom/never 70% 22% 8% 5,846

Belief in Hell among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 16% 6% 2,830
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 6% 982
Several times a year 72% 21% 7% 834
Seldom/never 54% 36% 9% 5,846

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 23% 40% 2,830
Once or twice a month 35% 20% 45% 982
Several times a year 39% 20% 41% 834
Seldom/never 34% 24% 43% 5,846

Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 25% 17% 9% 2,830
Once or twice a month 43% 30% 21% 6% 982
Several times a year 45% 31% 18% 7% 834
Seldom/never 33% 33% 24% 10% 5,846

Views about size of government among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 51% 2% 4% 2,830
Once or twice a month 39% 56% 3% 3% 982
Several times a year 44% 51% 2% 3% 834
Seldom/never 48% 44% 3% 4% 5,846

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 47% 4% 3% 2,830
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 3% 1% 982
Several times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 834
Seldom/never 45% 49% 4% 3% 5,846

Views about abortion among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 67% 5% 2,830
Once or twice a month 37% 60% 3% 982
Several times a year 46% 49% 5% 834
Seldom/never 56% 39% 5% 5,846

Views about homosexuality among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 4% 4% 2,830
Once or twice a month 52% 41% 4% 3% 982
Several times a year 53% 37% 3% 6% 834
Seldom/never 67% 25% 4% 4% 5,846

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 67% 9% 2,830
Once or twice a month 40% 52% 8% 982
Several times a year 40% 50% 10% 834
Seldom/never 56% 35% 9% 5,846

Views about environmental regulation among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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% 46% 3% 6% 2,830
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 2% 4% 982
Several times a year 47% 48% 2% 4% 834
Seldom/never 41% 53% 2% 4% 5,846

Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 2,830. 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 12% 21% 2% 58% 7% 2,830
Once or twice a month 20% 26% 3% 46% 5% 982
Several times a year 22% 26% 3% 44% 5% 834
Seldom/never 36% 24% 4% 31% 6% 5,846