Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men

% of men 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 = 17,514. 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 21% 8% 8% 62% 1% 17,514
2007 20% 8% 7% 64% 1% 16,291

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men by religious group

% of men 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 = 138. 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 8% 7% 16% 68% 1% 138
Catholic 15% 8% 9% 67% 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 41% 13% 10% 35% < 1% 4,061
Hindu 7% 7% 20% 66% < 1% 136
Historically Black Protestant 40% 16% 11% 33% 1% 818
Jewish 16% 10% 11% 62% < 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 16% 8% 10% 64% 1% 2,778
Mormon 72% 7% 2% 19% < 1% 347
Muslim 35% 11% 15% 38% 1% 152
Orthodox Christian 19% 14% 20% 46% < 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 4,471

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,662. 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% 34% 29% 20% 3,662
Once or twice a month 28% 37% 22% 13% 1,329
Several times a year 21% 37% 26% 15% 1,355
Seldom/never 25% 35% 26% 15% 10,789

Generational cohort among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,662. 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 12% 11% 28% 34% 13% 1% 3,662
Once or twice a month 18% 16% 31% 27% 7% 1% 1,329
Several times a year 14% 14% 30% 31% 10% 1% 1,355
Seldom/never 15% 17% 27% 31% 9% 1% 10,789

Racial and ethnic composition among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,660. 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 61% 17% 3% 16% 4% 3,660
Once or twice a month 55% 18% 4% 20% 3% 1,329
Several times a year 61% 12% 7% 16% 4% 1,356
Seldom/never 71% 7% 4% 14% 4% 10,776

Immigrant status among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,682. 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% 7% 76% 3,682
Once or twice a month 17% 9% 74% 1,334
Several times a year 22% 9% 69% 1,361
Seldom/never 13% 11% 76% 10,825

Income distribution among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,302. 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% 21% 28% 17% 3,302
Once or twice a month 35% 16% 29% 20% 1,209
Several times a year 29% 23% 29% 19% 1,238
Seldom/never 28% 21% 28% 24% 9,805

Educational distribution among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,702. 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% 29% 15% 10% 3,702
Once or twice a month 47% 29% 14% 10% 1,350
Several times a year 42% 31% 16% 11% 1,368
Seldom/never 41% 31% 17% 11% 10,896

Marital status among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,713. 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 60% 4% 11% 4% 22% 3,713
Once or twice a month 51% 6% 11% 2% 31% 1,354
Several times a year 52% 6% 12% 4% 27% 1,372
Seldom/never 45% 9% 12% 3% 31% 10,896

Parent of children under 18 among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,714. 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% 3,714
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 1,353
Several times a year 30% 70% 1,371
Seldom/never 23% 77% 10,895

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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 87% 9% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3,731
Once or twice a month 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 70% 21% 4% 1% 3% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 42% 25% 9% 1% 19% 4% 10,942
Don't know 53% 15% 2% 11% 7% 12% 107

Importance of religion in one's life among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 3,731
Once or twice a month 70% 25% 3% 1% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 61% 32% 4% 2% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 27% 32% 19% 22% 1% 10,942
Don't know 49% 14% 4% 5% 29% 107

Attendance at religious services among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 10% 5% < 1% 3,731
Once or twice a month 48% 46% 6% < 1% 1,358
Several times a year 32% 60% 8% < 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 11% 36% 52% < 1% 10,942
Don't know 30% 20% 21% 29% 107

Frequency of prayer among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 11% 1% 2% < 1% 3,731
Once or twice a month 69% 20% 5% 5% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 58% 23% 9% 9% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 28% 16% 9% 46% 1% 10,942
Don't know 35% 3% 3% 11% 49% 107

Frequency of meditation among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 6% 2% 24% 3% 3,731
Once or twice a month 45% 14% 3% 36% 2% 1,358
Several times a year 37% 11% 10% 41% 2% 1,376
Seldom/never 27% 8% 5% 59% 1% 10,942
Don't know 32% 5% 2% 25% 35% 107

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 8% 4% 4% 2% 3,731
Once or twice a month 65% 21% 8% 6% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 59% 17% 14% 9% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 40% 17% 12% 29% 2% 10,942
Don't know 54% 12% 5% 7% 22% 107

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 15% 9% 19% 2% 3,731
Once or twice a month 47% 21% 12% 18% 2% 1,358
Several times a year 41% 17% 20% 21% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 44% 15% 14% 26% 1% 10,942
Don't know 42% 17% 5% 15% 20% 107

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 5% 25% 4% 4% 3,731
Once or twice a month 42% 11% 38% 6% 3% 1,358
Several times a year 34% 11% 44% 10% 2% 1,376
Seldom/never 14% 14% 56% 13% 2% 10,942
Don't know 18% 11% 40% 11% 20% 107

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 45% 2% 1% 3,731
Once or twice a month 40% 57% 1% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 39% 59% 2% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 28% 69% 2% 1% 10,942
Don't know 28% 56% 10% 6% 107

Frequency of reading scripture among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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 80% 8% 3% 8% 1% 3,731
Once or twice a month 51% 25% 9% 14% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 29% 20% 27% 24% 1% 1,376
Seldom/never 10% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 10,942
Don't know 23% 10% 10% 17% 39% 107

Interpreting scripture among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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 56% 28% 4% 8% 4% 3,731
Once or twice a month 43% 34% 3% 13% 8% 1,358
Several times a year 34% 34% 2% 22% 8% 1,376
Seldom/never 14% 22% 1% 55% 8% 10,942
Don't know 21% 14% 10% 20% 36% 107

Belief in Heaven among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 8% 7% 3,731
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 5% 1,358
Several times a year 82% 12% 6% 1,376
Seldom/never 56% 35% 8% 10,942
Don't know 54% 16% 30% 107

Belief in Hell among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 16% 7% 3,731
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 6% 1,358
Several times a year 70% 24% 6% 1,376
Seldom/never 44% 47% 8% 10,942
Don't know 44% 23% 34% 107

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 18% 32% 3,731
Once or twice a month 44% 15% 41% 1,358
Several times a year 44% 17% 39% 1,376
Seldom/never 37% 19% 44% 10,942
Don't know 27% 43% 30% 107

Political ideology among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,731. 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 56% 24% 14% 6% 3,731
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 21% 4% 1,358
Several times a year 45% 33% 17% 5% 1,376
Seldom/never 30% 37% 27% 6% 10,942
Don't know 31% 23% 16% 30% 107

Views about size of government among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 33% 3% 3% 3,731
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 3% 2% 1,358
Several times a year 58% 37% 3% 3% 1,376
Seldom/never 58% 36% 3% 3% 10,942
Don't know 45% 29% 8% 19% 107

Views about government aid to the poor among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 40% 5% 3% 3,731
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 3% 1% 1,358
Several times a year 50% 44% 4% 2% 1,376
Seldom/never 46% 48% 4% 2% 10,942
Don't know 40% 41% 13% 6% 107

Views about abortion among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 67% 5% 3,731
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 3% 1,358
Several times a year 48% 48% 4% 1,376
Seldom/never 63% 32% 5% 10,942
Don't know 25% 39% 35% 107

Views about homosexuality among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 63% 5% 3% 3,731
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 4% 3% 1,358
Several times a year 50% 41% 5% 5% 1,376
Seldom/never 70% 23% 4% 3% 10,942
Don't know 41% 29% 12% 18% 107

Views about same-sex marriage among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 70% 8% 3,731
Once or twice a month 40% 53% 8% 1,358
Several times a year 41% 51% 8% 1,376
Seldom/never 63% 30% 8% 10,942
Don't know 32% 30% 38% 107

Views about environmental regulation among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 43% 3% 3% 3,731
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,358
Several times a year 44% 52% 2% 2% 1,376
Seldom/never 37% 58% 2% 2% 10,942
Don't know 36% 46% 6% 12% 107

Views about human evolution among men by attendance at prayer groups

% of men 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 = 3,731. 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% 25% 3% 57% 6% 3,731
Once or twice a month 21% 31% 3% 41% 4% 1,358
Several times a year 25% 31% 4% 35% 4% 1,376
Seldom/never 49% 23% 5% 20% 3% 10,942
Don't know 24% 17% 17% 24% 18% 107