Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 5,262. 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 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 5,262
2007 5% 4% 3% 88% < 1% 5,886

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 seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 8% 3% 5% 84% < 1% 963
Evangelical Protestant 11% 9% 8% 71% < 1% 511
Historically Black Protestant 18% 7% 10% 64% 1% 136
Jewish 5% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 235
Mainline Protestant 5% 3% 5% 87% 1% 778
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 2,348

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 234. 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% 36% 21% 19% 234
Once or twice a month 31% 39% 22% 8% 128
Several times a year 29% 38% 21% 13% 175
Seldom/never 26% 33% 24% 17% 4,624

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 234. 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% 15% 30% 25% 14% 1% 234
Once or twice a month 21% 20% 28% 24% 5% 1% 128
Several times a year 20% 16% 31% 25% 9% < 1% 175
Seldom/never 16% 17% 26% 29% 10% 1% 4,624

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 238. 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% 45% 238
Once or twice a month 55% 45% 132
Several times a year 57% 43% 181
Seldom/never 63% 37% 4,696

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 22% 4% 24% 6% 233
Once or twice a month 49% 13% 10% 25% 3% 131
Several times a year 56% 17% 10% 15% 2% 179
Seldom/never 75% 6% 4% 11% 3% 4,642

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 231. 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% 16% 64% 231
Once or twice a month 22% 14% 64% 130
Several times a year 23% 9% 68% 174
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 4,625

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 198. 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% 22% 19% 15% 198
Once or twice a month 44% 13% 24% 19% 113
Several times a year 43% 20% 22% 15% 163
Seldom/never 35% 20% 26% 19% 4,126

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 29% 7% 5% 236
Once or twice a month 55% 27% 9% 9% 132
Several times a year 46% 31% 15% 8% 180
Seldom/never 46% 29% 15% 10% 4,672

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 10% 14% 9% 30% 236
Once or twice a month 40% 6% 18% 3% 33% 132
Several times a year 40% 9% 17% 6% 29% 179
Seldom/never 41% 9% 13% 6% 31% 4,667

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 238
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 131
Several times a year 36% 64% 180
Seldom/never 24% 76% 4,676

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 17% 8% < 1% 4% 1% 238
Once or twice a month 47% 35% 11% 1% 4% 2% 132
Several times a year 46% 33% 9% 1% 10% < 1% 181
Seldom/never 27% 26% 13% 1% 28% 5% 4,696

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 24% 4% 6% < 1% 238
Once or twice a month 53% 33% 10% 2% 2% 132
Several times a year 32% 50% 11% 6% 2% 181
Seldom/never 14% 30% 25% 30% < 1% 4,696

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 19% 15% < 1% 238
Once or twice a month 41% 47% 10% 3% 132
Several times a year 21% 67% 12% < 1% 181
Seldom/never 5% 28% 67% < 1% 4,696

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 22% 2% 11% < 1% 238
Once or twice a month 40% 25% 12% 20% 2% 132
Several times a year 43% 19% 12% 25% 1% 181
Seldom/never 16% 12% 9% 63% 1% 4,696

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 8% 2% 52% 3% 238
Once or twice a month 20% 11% 3% 63% 3% 132
Several times a year 24% 9% 8% 58% 1% 181
Seldom/never 13% 5% 3% 77% 1% 4,696

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 8% 8% 52% 1% 238
Once or twice a month 32% 14% 14% 37% 4% 132
Several times a year 24% 15% 17% 44% 1% 181
Seldom/never 27% 13% 15% 45% 1% 4,696

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 11% 41% 11% 1% 238
Once or twice a month 25% 15% 47% 11% 2% 132
Several times a year 23% 8% 50% 18% 1% 181
Seldom/never 8% 13% 62% 15% 2% 4,696

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 71% < 1% < 1% 238
Once or twice a month 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 132
Several times a year 23% 75% 1% 1% 181
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 4,696

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 11% 5% 28% 1% 238
Once or twice a month 24% 29% 11% 36% < 1% 132
Several times a year 18% 8% 22% 51% 1% 181
Seldom/never 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 4,696

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 35% 2% 13% 7% 238
Once or twice a month 33% 31% 1% 22% 13% 132
Several times a year 26% 29% 1% 38% 6% 181
Seldom/never 11% 17% 1% 63% 8% 4,696

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 15% 2% 238
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 9% 132
Several times a year 77% 20% 3% 181
Seldom/never 47% 44% 9% 4,696

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 6% 238
Once or twice a month 67% 26% 7% 132
Several times a year 53% 43% 5% 181
Seldom/never 36% 55% 9% 4,696

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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 26% 20% 54% 238
Once or twice a month 27% 23% 49% 132
Several times a year 35% 20% 46% 181
Seldom/never 32% 21% 48% 4,696

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 33% 28% 8% 238
Once or twice a month 24% 34% 29% 14% 132
Several times a year 33% 30% 27% 10% 181
Seldom/never 24% 35% 32% 8% 4,696

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 54% 1% 4% 238
Once or twice a month 45% 49% 2% 4% 132
Several times a year 39% 56% 1% 5% 181
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 4% 4,696

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 53% 2% 3% 238
Once or twice a month 41% 55% 3% 1% 132
Several times a year 33% 62% 2% 3% 181
Seldom/never 42% 52% 3% 2% 4,696

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 55% 2% 238
Once or twice a month 64% 34% 2% 132
Several times a year 58% 39% 4% 181
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 4,696

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 39% 4% 4% 238
Once or twice a month 64% 33% 1% 3% 132
Several times a year 56% 37% 2% 6% 181
Seldom/never 76% 18% 3% 3% 4,696

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 52% 9% 238
Once or twice a month 45% 47% 8% 132
Several times a year 48% 41% 11% 181
Seldom/never 70% 23% 7% 4,696

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 55% 2% 2% 238
Once or twice a month 39% 54% 2% 4% 132
Several times a year 37% 58% 3% 2% 181
Seldom/never 35% 60% 2% 3% 4,696

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 238. 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% 21% 2% 42% 7% 238
Once or twice a month 30% 32% 5% 29% 5% 132
Several times a year 38% 21% 2% 32% 7% 181
Seldom/never 57% 16% 4% 18% 4% 4,696