Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 3,223. 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 8% 7% 12% 73% < 1% 3,223
2007 10% 6% 11% 72% < 1% 4,299

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 several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 7% 6% 13% 74% < 1% 793
Evangelical Protestant 17% 12% 15% 56% < 1% 499
Historically Black Protestant 21% 12% 14% 53% < 1% 127
Jewish 9% 13% 18% 61% < 1% 127
Mainline Protestant 6% 6% 9% 79% < 1% 635
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 2% 8% 89% < 1% 816

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 several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 246. 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% 35% 25% 13% 246
Once or twice a month 29% 39% 19% 13% 197
Several times a year 26% 43% 18% 13% 336
Seldom/never 24% 37% 26% 13% 2,389

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 246. 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 18% 12% 31% 29% 9% < 1% 246
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 33% 24% 7% 1% 197
Several times a year 18% 19% 33% 20% 10% 1% 336
Seldom/never 14% 16% 30% 31% 7% 1% 2,389

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 250. 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% 52% 250
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 198
Several times a year 50% 50% 341
Seldom/never 52% 48% 2,426

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 247. 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% 19% 4% 19% 3% 247
Once or twice a month 54% 13% 10% 19% 5% 192
Several times a year 52% 11% 13% 23% 1% 336
Seldom/never 74% 6% 5% 12% 2% 2,408

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 245. 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 20% 7% 73% 245
Once or twice a month 23% 9% 68% 196
Several times a year 30% 10% 60% 335
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 2,398

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 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 46% 13% 27% 13% 233
Once or twice a month 38% 15% 32% 15% 178
Several times a year 40% 21% 20% 18% 309
Seldom/never 27% 19% 30% 25% 2,164

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 247. 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% 22% 15% 9% 247
Once or twice a month 49% 27% 13% 12% 198
Several times a year 47% 23% 19% 10% 339
Seldom/never 35% 31% 20% 14% 2,416

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 5% 8% 7% 30% 250
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 12% 5% 29% 198
Several times a year 47% 7% 9% 6% 31% 338
Seldom/never 48% 9% 11% 4% 27% 2,421

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 250. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 68% 250
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 197
Several times a year 38% 62% 340
Seldom/never 27% 73% 2,423

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 24% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 250
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 198
Several times a year 59% 31% 4% 2% 2% 2% 341
Seldom/never 43% 32% 10% 1% 12% 3% 2,426

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 16% 2% 1% 1% 250
Once or twice a month 59% 38% 3% < 1% < 1% 198
Several times a year 51% 40% 5% 2% 1% 341
Seldom/never 20% 43% 23% 14% < 1% 2,426

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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 72% 20% 6% 1% 250
Once or twice a month 36% 57% 6% < 1% 198
Several times a year 24% 66% 10% 1% 341
Seldom/never 7% 46% 47% < 1% 2,426

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 25% 7% 2% < 1% 250
Once or twice a month 56% 34% 4% 6% < 1% 198
Several times a year 46% 25% 15% 12% 2% 341
Seldom/never 26% 22% 12% 40% < 1% 2,426

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 10% 9% 39% 1% 250
Once or twice a month 29% 19% 6% 46% < 1% 198
Several times a year 19% 9% 21% 47% 4% 341
Seldom/never 16% 8% 10% 65% 1% 2,426

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 15% 36% 24% 2% 250
Once or twice a month 27% 24% 30% 17% 1% 198
Several times a year 25% 14% 33% 28% < 1% 341
Seldom/never 27% 18% 29% 26% < 1% 2,426

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 7% 33% 10% 2% 250
Once or twice a month 25% 10% 50% 13% 1% 198
Several times a year 27% 9% 49% 12% 3% 341
Seldom/never 12% 13% 61% 12% 1% 2,426

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 62% < 1% 2% 250
Once or twice a month 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 198
Several times a year 30% 66% 2% 2% 341
Seldom/never 24% 75% 1% 1% 2,426

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 24% 13% 12% 1% 250
Once or twice a month 36% 21% 23% 20% < 1% 198
Several times a year 15% 18% 36% 30% 1% 341
Seldom/never 5% 7% 11% 77% < 1% 2,426

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 36% 7% 13% 3% 250
Once or twice a month 25% 39% 4% 23% 10% 198
Several times a year 35% 33% 3% 25% 5% 341
Seldom/never 13% 28% 1% 50% 8% 2,426

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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 88% 7% 5% 250
Once or twice a month 87% 10% 3% 198
Several times a year 81% 11% 8% 341
Seldom/never 64% 28% 8% 2,426

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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 72% 23% 5% 250
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 6% 198
Several times a year 64% 28% 8% 341
Seldom/never 47% 44% 9% 2,426

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 16% 43% 250
Once or twice a month 37% 15% 48% 198
Several times a year 40% 18% 42% 341
Seldom/never 33% 16% 51% 2,426

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 250. 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% 28% 23% 7% 250
Once or twice a month 34% 38% 24% 4% 198
Several times a year 32% 41% 19% 7% 341
Seldom/never 25% 41% 30% 4% 2,426

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 46% 1% 5% 250
Once or twice a month 43% 51% 3% 3% 198
Several times a year 48% 46% 4% 2% 341
Seldom/never 51% 43% 3% 3% 2,426

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 49% 2% 3% 250
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 4% 1% 198
Several times a year 47% 48% 3% 2% 341
Seldom/never 42% 53% 3% 1% 2,426

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 52% 3% 250
Once or twice a month 51% 46% 3% 198
Several times a year 50% 44% 5% 341
Seldom/never 69% 27% 4% 2,426

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 48% 3% 2% 250
Once or twice a month 67% 26% 2% 4% 198
Several times a year 63% 28% 4% 5% 341
Seldom/never 79% 16% 3% 3% 2,426

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 55% 6% 250
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 6% 198
Several times a year 52% 38% 10% 341
Seldom/never 70% 23% 7% 2,426

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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% 50% 3% 4% 250
Once or twice a month 33% 61% 2% 4% 198
Several times a year 37% 58% 1% 4% 341
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,426

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 250. 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 18% 25% 2% 48% 6% 250
Once or twice a month 31% 32% 5% 31% 1% 198
Several times a year 27% 30% 3% 35% 5% 341
Seldom/never 49% 26% 4% 18% 3% 2,426