Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 5,299. 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 13% 10% 10% 66% < 1% 5,299
2007 11% 9% 9% 71% < 1% 5,789

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 pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 12% 9% 9% 71% < 1% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 20% 14% 11% 55% < 1% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 28% 17% 12% 43% < 1% 219
Jewish 18% 16% 17% 49% < 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 10% 9% 11% 69% < 1% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 6% 8% 80% < 1% 754

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 667. 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 25% 30% 27% 17% 667
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 20% 12% 489
Several times a year 28% 34% 23% 14% 551
Seldom/never 23% 35% 28% 15% 3,506

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 667. 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 17% 14% 25% 31% 12% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 23% 15% 30% 24% 8% 1% 489
Several times a year 19% 17% 26% 27% 9% 1% 551
Seldom/never 14% 15% 29% 33% 9% 1% 3,506

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 671. 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% 47% 671
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 497
Several times a year 56% 44% 556
Seldom/never 48% 52% 3,563

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 659. 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 49% 17% 4% 26% 2% 659
Once or twice a month 55% 17% 2% 24% 3% 485
Several times a year 63% 10% 6% 18% 3% 549
Seldom/never 75% 7% 3% 12% 3% 3,526

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 664. 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% 10% 66% 664
Once or twice a month 19% 11% 70% 487
Several times a year 18% 10% 72% 549
Seldom/never 11% 10% 79% 3,529

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 587. 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% 19% 22% 12% 587
Once or twice a month 40% 19% 25% 15% 438
Several times a year 32% 17% 29% 22% 494
Seldom/never 30% 21% 28% 21% 3,159

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 670. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 25% 10% 8% 670
Once or twice a month 51% 30% 9% 10% 496
Several times a year 39% 29% 20% 12% 554
Seldom/never 38% 33% 18% 11% 3,544

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 668. 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% 5% 12% 7% 30% 668
Once or twice a month 41% 7% 15% 4% 33% 495
Several times a year 46% 7% 10% 5% 31% 555
Seldom/never 48% 8% 13% 5% 25% 3,551

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 670. 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% 670
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 495
Several times a year 32% 68% 555
Seldom/never 29% 71% 3,551

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 22% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 671
Once or twice a month 68% 27% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 497
Several times a year 65% 30% 3% 1% 1% 1% 556
Seldom/never 58% 34% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 3,563

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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 73% 24% 1% 1% < 1% 671
Once or twice a month 62% 34% 2% 1% 1% 497
Several times a year 57% 37% 4% 2% 1% 556
Seldom/never 32% 52% 12% 4% 1% 3,563

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 6% 1% 671
Once or twice a month 41% 51% 6% 1% 497
Several times a year 28% 64% 8% < 1% 556
Seldom/never 14% 50% 35% < 1% 3,563

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 10% 3% 39% 2% 671
Once or twice a month 35% 17% 5% 42% 1% 497
Several times a year 26% 15% 11% 47% 1% 556
Seldom/never 28% 10% 5% 56% 1% 3,563

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 15% 9% 9% 1% 671
Once or twice a month 53% 26% 14% 7% < 1% 497
Several times a year 50% 24% 17% 7% 1% 556
Seldom/never 45% 23% 15% 16% 1% 3,563

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 16% 12% 25% 2% 671
Once or twice a month 39% 23% 16% 21% 2% 497
Several times a year 38% 18% 20% 23% 1% 556
Seldom/never 38% 18% 15% 28% 1% 3,563

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 9% 39% 8% 3% 671
Once or twice a month 36% 14% 40% 7% 2% 497
Several times a year 25% 13% 49% 11% 2% 556
Seldom/never 17% 13% 58% 9% 2% 3,563

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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 33% 65% 1% 1% 671
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 2% 1% 497
Several times a year 32% 67% < 1% 1% 556
Seldom/never 28% 70% 1% 1% 3,563

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 16% 6% 19% 1% 671
Once or twice a month 37% 32% 11% 19% 1% 497
Several times a year 17% 24% 32% 26% < 1% 556
Seldom/never 8% 10% 13% 68% < 1% 3,563

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 31% 2% 14% 5% 671
Once or twice a month 36% 36% 2% 18% 9% 497
Several times a year 25% 46% 2% 22% 5% 556
Seldom/never 17% 35% 2% 38% 8% 3,563

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 9% 4% 671
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 5% 497
Several times a year 84% 11% 5% 556
Seldom/never 78% 14% 8% 3,563

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 19% 7% 671
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 8% 497
Several times a year 64% 30% 6% 556
Seldom/never 58% 33% 9% 3,563

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 18% 45% 671
Once or twice a month 41% 14% 45% 497
Several times a year 40% 17% 43% 556
Seldom/never 38% 17% 45% 3,563

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 33% 22% 7% 671
Once or twice a month 39% 32% 25% 4% 497
Several times a year 35% 42% 20% 4% 556
Seldom/never 31% 39% 26% 5% 3,563

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 52% 1% 2% 671
Once or twice a month 47% 49% 2% 2% 497
Several times a year 50% 45% 3% 2% 556
Seldom/never 54% 39% 3% 4% 3,563

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 52% 3% 3% 671
Once or twice a month 45% 52% 2% 1% 497
Several times a year 46% 50% 2% 2% 556
Seldom/never 47% 48% 4% 2% 3,563

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 52% 5% 671
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 3% 497
Several times a year 55% 43% 3% 556
Seldom/never 62% 35% 4% 3,563

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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 52% 41% 4% 3% 671
Once or twice a month 64% 30% 3% 2% 497
Several times a year 67% 26% 2% 5% 556
Seldom/never 75% 19% 3% 3% 3,563

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 49% 9% 671
Once or twice a month 50% 42% 8% 497
Several times a year 55% 40% 5% 556
Seldom/never 66% 27% 7% 3,563

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 52% 2% 4% 671
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 1% 2% 497
Several times a year 39% 58% 2% 2% 556
Seldom/never 37% 59% 2% 2% 3,563

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 671. 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% 29% 3% 43% 5% 671
Once or twice a month 23% 33% 4% 36% 3% 497
Several times a year 29% 33% 4% 31% 3% 556
Seldom/never 37% 32% 4% 23% 3% 3,563