Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 5,093. 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 12% 11% 9% 67% 1% 5,093
2007 15% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 4,813

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 10% 10% 10% 69% < 1% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 21% 19% 11% 48% < 1% 957
Historically Black Protestant 21% 22% 12% 45% < 1% 210
Jewish 15% 13% 12% 61% < 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 11% 12% 11% 66% 1% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 1,191

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 580. 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% 41% 23% 15% 580
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 21% 12% 513
Several times a year 29% 34% 24% 13% 487
Seldom/never 29% 35% 23% 12% 3,410

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 580. 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% 11% 37% 27% 10% 1% 580
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 30% 24% 8% 1% 513
Several times a year 20% 19% 24% 28% 9% < 1% 487
Seldom/never 19% 18% 27% 27% 7% 1% 3,410

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 589. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 53% 589
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 526
Several times a year 49% 51% 501
Seldom/never 51% 49% 3,455

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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% 18% 5% 17% 3% 576
Once or twice a month 55% 17% 5% 20% 3% 519
Several times a year 62% 10% 5% 19% 4% 495
Seldom/never 74% 8% 4% 11% 4% 3,417

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 19% 10% 71% 575
Once or twice a month 19% 12% 69% 511
Several times a year 20% 10% 70% 493
Seldom/never 11% 11% 78% 3,428

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 519. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 20% 28% 15% 519
Once or twice a month 38% 18% 27% 17% 453
Several times a year 30% 23% 27% 20% 455
Seldom/never 30% 20% 27% 22% 3,123

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 28% 16% 11% 589
Once or twice a month 44% 31% 14% 11% 522
Several times a year 36% 32% 17% 15% 496
Seldom/never 35% 33% 20% 12% 3,446

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 5% 15% 4% 22% 589
Once or twice a month 40% 7% 13% 4% 36% 524
Several times a year 53% 5% 9% 4% 29% 500
Seldom/never 44% 10% 11% 4% 31% 3,449

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 585. 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 38% 62% 585
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 526
Several times a year 34% 66% 500
Seldom/never 29% 71% 3,442

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 589
Once or twice a month 75% 19% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 526
Several times a year 71% 22% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 501
Seldom/never 46% 30% 8% < 1% 13% 2% 3,455

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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 81% 17% 1% 1% < 1% 589
Once or twice a month 67% 30% 2% 1% < 1% 526
Several times a year 61% 34% 4% 1% < 1% 501
Seldom/never 26% 41% 18% 15% < 1% 3,455

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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 75% 19% 6% < 1% 589
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 5% < 1% 526
Several times a year 32% 61% 6% < 1% 501
Seldom/never 11% 46% 43% < 1% 3,455

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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 79% 17% 2% 2% < 1% 589
Once or twice a month 64% 25% 6% 5% < 1% 526
Several times a year 57% 28% 8% 7% < 1% 501
Seldom/never 31% 24% 11% 34% 1% 3,455

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 14% 3% 33% 2% 589
Once or twice a month 34% 22% 6% 37% 2% 526
Several times a year 32% 15% 8% 45% 1% 501
Seldom/never 23% 13% 6% 58% < 1% 3,455

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 26% 16% 16% 1% 589
Once or twice a month 36% 26% 17% 20% 1% 526
Several times a year 31% 24% 24% 20% < 1% 501
Seldom/never 40% 24% 15% 21% < 1% 3,455

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 7% 34% 7% 2% 589
Once or twice a month 38% 13% 39% 7% 3% 526
Several times a year 30% 11% 50% 8% 1% 501
Seldom/never 15% 15% 57% 11% 2% 3,455

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 63% 1% 1% 589
Once or twice a month 34% 64% 1% 2% 526
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 501
Seldom/never 25% 74% 1% < 1% 3,455

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 16% 5% 13% < 1% 589
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 9% 19% < 1% 526
Several times a year 25% 24% 29% 22% < 1% 501
Seldom/never 9% 11% 10% 70% < 1% 3,455

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 36% 3% 9% 4% 589
Once or twice a month 38% 38% 2% 16% 6% 526
Several times a year 27% 42% 2% 20% 8% 501
Seldom/never 14% 29% 1% 49% 7% 3,455

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 9% 4% 589
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 526
Several times a year 82% 14% 4% 501
Seldom/never 65% 28% 7% 3,455

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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 71% 23% 6% 589
Once or twice a month 73% 21% 6% 526
Several times a year 66% 28% 6% 501
Seldom/never 49% 43% 8% 3,455

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 15% 40% 589
Once or twice a month 42% 15% 43% 526
Several times a year 40% 20% 40% 501
Seldom/never 34% 15% 50% 3,455

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 589. 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% 31% 15% 5% 589
Once or twice a month 40% 33% 22% 5% 526
Several times a year 39% 38% 17% 6% 501
Seldom/never 27% 37% 31% 5% 3,455

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 44% 3% 3% 589
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 2% 2% 526
Several times a year 51% 43% 2% 3% 501
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 3% 3,455

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 45% 3% 3% 589
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 2% 526
Several times a year 42% 54% 3% 1% 501
Seldom/never 42% 53% 3% 2% 3,455

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 58% 3% 589
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 3% 526
Several times a year 57% 40% 3% 501
Seldom/never 67% 30% 3% 3,455

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 49% 4% 2% 589
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 6% 2% 526
Several times a year 64% 27% 4% 5% 501
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 2% 3,455

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 53% 7% 589
Once or twice a month 46% 47% 7% 526
Several times a year 55% 37% 7% 501
Seldom/never 71% 23% 6% 3,455

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 51% 2% 2% 589
Once or twice a month 39% 54% 2% 4% 526
Several times a year 39% 58% 1% 2% 501
Seldom/never 31% 65% 2% 2% 3,455

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 589. 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% 29% 3% 48% 4% 589
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 2% 38% 4% 526
Several times a year 24% 31% 5% 38% 2% 501
Seldom/never 47% 25% 4% 21% 3% 3,455