Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 2,894. 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 7% 9% 25% 59% 1% 2,894
2007 7% 7% 22% 63% < 1% 2,904

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 read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture 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 8% 9% 29% 54% 1% 755
Evangelical Protestant 9% 10% 24% 57% 1% 561
Historically Black Protestant 15% 13% 27% 45% < 1% 148
Mainline Protestant 6% 9% 22% 62% 1% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 4% 16% 77% < 1% 442

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 207. 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% 42% 23% 18% 207
Once or twice a month 29% 42% 19% 10% 215
Several times a year 22% 39% 24% 14% 647
Seldom/never 21% 34% 28% 16% 1,762

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 207. 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% 9% 36% 26% 13% 1% 207
Once or twice a month 21% 13% 38% 21% 6% 1% 215
Several times a year 15% 15% 32% 27% 11% < 1% 647
Seldom/never 13% 15% 28% 33% 10% 1% 1,762

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 208. 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% 208
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 221
Several times a year 51% 49% 662
Seldom/never 51% 49% 1,790

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 204. 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% 14% 1% 23% 4% 204
Once or twice a month 58% 16% 5% 18% 2% 217
Several times a year 60% 11% 9% 18% 2% 657
Seldom/never 70% 9% 4% 13% 5% 1,764

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 206. 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% 13% 69% 206
Once or twice a month 18% 9% 73% 215
Several times a year 24% 8% 68% 647
Seldom/never 13% 11% 77% 1,768

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 188. 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% 21% 26% 14% 188
Once or twice a month 31% 16% 34% 19% 195
Several times a year 29% 20% 32% 19% 589
Seldom/never 32% 21% 26% 22% 1,600

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 207. 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% 29% 14% 8% 207
Once or twice a month 43% 27% 17% 13% 221
Several times a year 44% 26% 18% 12% 655
Seldom/never 34% 35% 17% 13% 1,779

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 207. 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% 5% 9% 11% 23% 207
Once or twice a month 49% 7% 10% 2% 31% 221
Several times a year 51% 6% 11% 5% 26% 661
Seldom/never 48% 8% 14% 6% 25% 1,781

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 208. 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% 64% 208
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 220
Several times a year 35% 65% 662
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,784

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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 78% 17% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 208
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 3% 1% 1% 1% 221
Several times a year 67% 26% 3% 1% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 61% 24% 5% 1% 7% 2% 1,790

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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 82% 15% 3% < 1% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 5% < 1% 1% 221
Several times a year 56% 38% 3% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 40% 42% 11% 7% 1% 1,790

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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 64% 23% 12% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 4% < 1% 221
Several times a year 26% 66% 8% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 13% 56% 31% < 1% 1,790

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 21% 7% 3% < 1% 208
Once or twice a month 60% 25% 9% 6% 1% 221
Several times a year 54% 25% 11% 9% 1% 662
Seldom/never 43% 28% 10% 19% 1% 1,790

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 10% 12% 36% 3% 208
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 12% 44% 1% 221
Several times a year 26% 15% 15% 41% 2% 662
Seldom/never 31% 11% 10% 46% 1% 1,790

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 208. 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 62% 15% 16% 7% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 51% 21% 20% 7% 1% 221
Several times a year 52% 20% 20% 7% 2% 662
Seldom/never 50% 20% 15% 14% 1% 1,790

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 20% 16% 19% 3% 208
Once or twice a month 41% 25% 17% 16% 1% 221
Several times a year 40% 14% 24% 21% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 44% 16% 18% 21% 1% 1,790

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 7% 43% 8% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 27% 11% 44% 16% 2% 221
Several times a year 28% 11% 50% 9% 2% 662
Seldom/never 19% 14% 54% 10% 2% 1,790

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 65% < 1% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 24% 75% 1% < 1% 221
Several times a year 31% 68% 1% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,790

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 35% 1% 14% 7% 208
Once or twice a month 30% 41% 2% 21% 7% 221
Several times a year 30% 36% 2% 25% 7% 662
Seldom/never 17% 34% 2% 38% 8% 1,790

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 8% 4% 208
Once or twice a month 84% 11% 4% 221
Several times a year 84% 12% 4% 662
Seldom/never 71% 21% 8% 1,790

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 20% 6% 208
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 6% 221
Several times a year 68% 27% 5% 662
Seldom/never 55% 35% 9% 1,790

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 21% 42% 208
Once or twice a month 38% 13% 49% 221
Several times a year 37% 19% 45% 662
Seldom/never 35% 16% 50% 1,790

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 29% 26% 4% 208
Once or twice a month 33% 36% 26% 5% 221
Several times a year 36% 40% 19% 5% 662
Seldom/never 31% 37% 27% 5% 1,790

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 47% 3% 2% 208
Once or twice a month 52% 46% 1% 1% 221
Several times a year 46% 50% 2% 2% 662
Seldom/never 55% 38% 4% 3% 1,790

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 4% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 3% 1% 221
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 1% 662
Seldom/never 44% 52% 3% 1% 1,790

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 47% 7% 208
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 5% 221
Several times a year 57% 40% 4% 662
Seldom/never 62% 33% 5% 1,790

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 38% 6% 1% 208
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 3% 3% 221
Several times a year 64% 29% 4% 4% 662
Seldom/never 72% 21% 4% 4% 1,790

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 43% 8% 208
Once or twice a month 53% 40% 6% 221
Several times a year 53% 38% 9% 662
Seldom/never 63% 29% 8% 1,790

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 56% 1% 5% 208
Once or twice a month 33% 63% 2% 2% 221
Several times a year 38% 58% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 36% 59% 2% 2% 1,790

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 208. 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% 36% 1% 33% 5% 208
Once or twice a month 24% 39% 5% 29% 3% 221
Several times a year 25% 33% 5% 34% 3% 662
Seldom/never 37% 30% 5% 25% 3% 1,790