Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 16,514. 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 30% 9% 8% 53% 1% 16,514
2007 29% 9% 7% 54% 1% 14,353

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 168. 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.
Buddhist 15% 12% 9% 62% 1% 168
Catholic 23% 11% 10% 56% 1% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 51% 12% 8% 28% < 1% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 52% 13% 8% 25% 1% 812
Jehovah's Witness 88% 4% 2% 6% 1% 160
Jewish 23% 10% 12% 54% 1% 362
Mainline Protestant 24% 11% 10% 55% < 1% 2,762
Mormon 77% 9% 1% 13% < 1% 337
Muslim 36% 11% 12% 40% 1% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 3,631

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,775. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 31% 31% 23% 4,775
Once or twice a month 26% 33% 26% 15% 1,369
Several times a year 23% 31% 28% 19% 1,301
Seldom/never 28% 32% 26% 15% 8,645

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,775. 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 9% 10% 27% 37% 16% 2% 4,775
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 28% 30% 9% 1% 1,369
Several times a year 14% 14% 26% 33% 12% 1% 1,301
Seldom/never 18% 17% 25% 31% 9% 1% 8,645

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,902. 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% 4,902
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,398
Several times a year 45% 55% 1,324
Seldom/never 54% 46% 8,782
Don't know 42% 58% 108

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,823. 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% 17% 2% 19% 4% 4,823
Once or twice a month 55% 15% 3% 23% 3% 1,374
Several times a year 67% 11% 4% 13% 4% 1,312
Seldom/never 71% 7% 3% 14% 5% 8,639

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,843. 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% 8% 73% 4,843
Once or twice a month 20% 11% 70% 1,378
Several times a year 15% 9% 76% 1,312
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 8,676
Don't know 23% 12% 65% 102

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,184. 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% 21% 25% 13% 4,184
Once or twice a month 40% 18% 25% 16% 1,230
Several times a year 34% 20% 29% 17% 1,154
Seldom/never 34% 20% 25% 21% 7,780

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,871. 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% 30% 15% 10% 4,871
Once or twice a month 45% 31% 15% 10% 1,391
Several times a year 35% 32% 20% 14% 1,315
Seldom/never 35% 34% 18% 12% 8,747
Don't know 46% 27% 20% 8% 102

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,876. 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% 4% 14% 9% 18% 4,876
Once or twice a month 48% 8% 14% 5% 25% 1,395
Several times a year 50% 7% 11% 7% 25% 1,320
Seldom/never 41% 10% 13% 5% 30% 8,736

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,871. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 4,871
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 1,396
Several times a year 29% 71% 1,318
Seldom/never 24% 76% 8,760
Don't know 27% 73% 102

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 89% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 76% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,398
Several times a year 74% 19% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 48% 23% 8% 1% 17% 4% 8,782
Don't know 64% 16% < 1% 8% 4% 7% 108

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 92% 6% 1% 1% 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 3% 1% 1% 1,398
Several times a year 68% 23% 5% 3% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 34% 29% 16% 20% 1% 8,782
Don't know 71% 6% 4% 10% 9% 108

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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 85% 10% 5% < 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 51% 42% 7% < 1% 1,398
Several times a year 36% 55% 8% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 12% 37% 51% < 1% 8,782
Don't know 44% 22% 16% 18% 108

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 78% 15% 4% 3% < 1% 1,398
Several times a year 71% 17% 5% 6% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 41% 16% 6% 36% 1% 8,782
Don't know 52% 4% 3% 4% 36% 108

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 5% 1% 18% 2% 4,902
Once or twice a month 57% 13% 3% 26% 2% 1,398
Several times a year 51% 10% 6% 32% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 41% 10% 5% 44% 1% 8,782
Don't know 60% 4% 2% 12% 22% 108

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,902. 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 91% 6% 1% 2% 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 78% 14% 4% 3% < 1% 1,398
Several times a year 75% 12% 8% 4% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 60% 16% 8% 15% 1% 8,782
Don't know 81% 6% < 1% 1% 10% 108

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 5% 22% 4% 3% 4,902
Once or twice a month 47% 12% 31% 8% 3% 1,398
Several times a year 39% 15% 36% 7% 2% 1,324
Seldom/never 16% 17% 51% 13% 3% 8,782
Don't know 38% 11% 34% 2% 15% 108

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 47% 2% 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,398
Several times a year 35% 63% 2% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 25% 73% 2% 1% 8,782
Don't know 35% 55% 6% 4% 108

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 5% 2% 6% 1% 4,902
Once or twice a month 57% 23% 7% 13% 1% 1,398
Several times a year 40% 17% 23% 19% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 16% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 8,782
Don't know 46% 4% 8% 17% 25% 108

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 26% 4% 7% 5% 4,902
Once or twice a month 42% 32% 3% 16% 7% 1,398
Several times a year 29% 37% 3% 23% 8% 1,324
Seldom/never 14% 21% 1% 55% 8% 8,782
Don't know 37% 11% 7% 21% 25% 108

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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 84% 8% 8% 4,902
Once or twice a month 83% 10% 7% 1,398
Several times a year 81% 12% 7% 1,324
Seldom/never 56% 35% 9% 8,782
Don't know 61% 16% 24% 108

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 18% 8% 4,902
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 1,398
Several times a year 65% 27% 9% 1,324
Seldom/never 40% 51% 9% 8,782
Don't know 54% 25% 21% 108

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 20% 35% 4,902
Once or twice a month 40% 18% 42% 1,398
Several times a year 41% 16% 43% 1,324
Seldom/never 30% 19% 52% 8,782
Don't know 28% 38% 34% 108

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,902. 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% 24% 15% 7% 4,902
Once or twice a month 43% 30% 22% 5% 1,398
Several times a year 41% 35% 20% 5% 1,324
Seldom/never 25% 35% 34% 6% 8,782
Don't know 40% 24% 13% 24% 108

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 40% 3% 4% 4,902
Once or twice a month 52% 42% 4% 2% 1,398
Several times a year 52% 41% 3% 3% 1,324
Seldom/never 49% 43% 4% 4% 8,782
Don't know 34% 45% 5% 17% 108

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 46% 5% 2% 4,902
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 4% 1% 1,398
Several times a year 44% 51% 4% 1% 1,324
Seldom/never 39% 56% 4% 2% 8,782
Don't know 32% 52% 2% 14% 108

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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 29% 66% 5% 4,902
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 3% 1,398
Several times a year 53% 43% 4% 1,324
Seldom/never 66% 29% 4% 8,782
Don't know 36% 38% 26% 108

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 57% 5% 4% 4,902
Once or twice a month 55% 38% 5% 3% 1,398
Several times a year 63% 29% 4% 3% 1,324
Seldom/never 77% 17% 3% 3% 8,782
Don't know 42% 40% 7% 12% 108

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. 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% 66% 9% 4,902
Once or twice a month 45% 46% 9% 1,398
Several times a year 55% 40% 6% 1,324
Seldom/never 71% 23% 7% 8,782
Don't know 37% 40% 24% 108

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 47% 3% 4% 4,902
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 2% 2% 1,398
Several times a year 37% 58% 2% 2% 1,324
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 3% 8,782
Don't know 39% 43% 7% 10% 108

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 4,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 24% 3% 58% 5% 4,902
Once or twice a month 21% 31% 4% 40% 5% 1,398
Several times a year 25% 33% 5% 32% 5% 1,324
Seldom/never 48% 24% 5% 19% 3% 8,782
Don't know 19% 20% 9% 38% 15% 108