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

% of women 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 = 17,557. 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 27% 10% 8% 54% 1% 17,557
2007 26% 9% 8% 56% 1% 19,265

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

% of women 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 = 126. 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 20% 19% 12% 48% 1% 126
Catholic 19% 10% 10% 60% 1% 3,776
Evangelical Protestant 45% 13% 9% 32% 1% 4,532
Historically Black Protestant 47% 13% 8% 31% 1% 1,098
Jehovah's Witness 89% 3% 2% 5% 2% 158
Jewish 16% 8% 12% 63% 1% 419
Mainline Protestant 22% 11% 9% 58% 1% 3,305
Mormon 70% 7% 3% 19% < 1% 317
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 3% 5% 86% < 1% 3,085

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,712. 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% 33% 30% 23% 4,712
Once or twice a month 24% 37% 24% 16% 1,552
Several times a year 25% 32% 24% 20% 1,472
Seldom/never 24% 33% 26% 17% 9,261
Don't know 11% 20% 21% 49% 126

Generational cohort among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,712. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 10% 28% 35% 16% 2% 4,712
Once or twice a month 15% 15% 30% 28% 10% 1% 1,552
Several times a year 15% 16% 25% 29% 14% 1% 1,472
Seldom/never 14% 16% 27% 30% 11% 1% 9,261
Don't know 1% 14% 16% 30% 33% 6% 126

Racial and ethnic composition among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,792. 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% 19% 3% 17% 4% 4,792
Once or twice a month 56% 16% 4% 20% 3% 1,567
Several times a year 65% 12% 5% 14% 4% 1,495
Seldom/never 72% 8% 3% 13% 4% 9,351
Don't know 56% 20% 2% 16% 5% 137

Immigrant status among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,797. 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% 8% 76% 4,797
Once or twice a month 19% 10% 70% 1,563
Several times a year 16% 8% 76% 1,483
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 9,311
Don't know 19% 8% 73% 141

Income distribution among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 20% 25% 12% 4,019
Once or twice a month 42% 21% 25% 12% 1,378
Several times a year 37% 19% 26% 18% 1,303
Seldom/never 37% 20% 25% 18% 8,095

Educational distribution among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,832. 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% 33% 16% 8% 4,832
Once or twice a month 41% 34% 14% 10% 1,580
Several times a year 35% 33% 19% 13% 1,497
Seldom/never 37% 33% 18% 12% 9,402
Don't know 53% 24% 17% 7% 144

Marital status among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,830. 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% 4% 15% 11% 17% 4,830
Once or twice a month 47% 7% 16% 8% 23% 1,583
Several times a year 47% 8% 12% 10% 23% 1,503
Seldom/never 45% 9% 13% 8% 24% 9,406
Don't know 32% 5% 15% 29% 19% 140

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

% of women who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,833. 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% 67% 4,833
Once or twice a month 39% 61% 1,582
Several times a year 33% 67% 1,503
Seldom/never 29% 71% 9,439
Don't know 22% 78% 144

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,587
Several times a year 78% 17% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 54% 25% 7% 1% 11% 3% 9,453
Don't know 71% 9% < 1% 11% < 1% 8% 150

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

% of women who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 79% 18% 1% < 1% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 70% 23% 4% 2% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 37% 33% 16% 14% 1% 9,453
Don't know 76% 10% 1% 4% 8% 150

Attendance at religious services among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 11% 4% < 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 6% < 1% 1,587
Several times a year 39% 53% 7% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 14% 40% 45% < 1% 9,453
Don't know 45% 29% 9% 17% 150

Frequency of prayer among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 2% 2% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 74% 16% 4% 5% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 45% 19% 7% 28% 1% 9,453
Don't know 63% 5% 3% 3% 25% 150

Frequency of meditation among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 25% 2% 4,860
Once or twice a month 48% 13% 4% 33% 2% 1,587
Several times a year 43% 10% 7% 38% 2% 1,507
Seldom/never 31% 9% 5% 55% 1% 9,453
Don't know 55% 1% 1% 18% 25% 150

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

% of women who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 7% 3% 3% 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 73% 16% 6% 4% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 63% 16% 13% 6% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 51% 17% 12% 19% 2% 9,453
Don't know 67% 11% 2% 3% 17% 150

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

% of women 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 = 4,860. 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% 14% 8% 20% 2% 4,860
Once or twice a month 45% 21% 12% 20% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 45% 17% 14% 23% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 40% 16% 14% 29% 1% 9,453
Don't know 41% 13% 4% 18% 23% 150

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

% of women who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 68% 5% 23% 3% 2% 4,860
Once or twice a month 49% 8% 34% 7% 2% 1,587
Several times a year 41% 11% 40% 6% 3% 1,507
Seldom/never 20% 12% 56% 10% 2% 9,453
Don't know 45% 6% 33% 1% 16% 150

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

% of women who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 53% 1% 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 36% 62% 1% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 33% 66% 1% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 23% 74% 1% 1% 9,453
Don't know 32% 58% 2% 7% 150

Frequency of reading scripture among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 83% 7% 2% 7% 1% 4,860
Once or twice a month 54% 25% 7% 14% < 1% 1,587
Several times a year 39% 17% 23% 21% 1% 1,507
Seldom/never 15% 9% 9% 67% 1% 9,453
Don't know 54% 4% 5% 14% 22% 150

Interpreting scripture among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 26% 4% 6% 4% 4,860
Once or twice a month 45% 33% 3% 14% 5% 1,587
Several times a year 34% 38% 4% 18% 6% 1,507
Seldom/never 19% 27% 2% 44% 8% 9,453
Don't know 42% 15% 7% 13% 23% 150

Belief in Heaven among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 7% 6% 4,860
Once or twice a month 86% 8% 6% 1,587
Several times a year 85% 10% 6% 1,507
Seldom/never 68% 25% 7% 9,453
Don't know 74% 4% 22% 150

Belief in Hell among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 76% 17% 7% 4,860
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 6% 1,587
Several times a year 65% 26% 9% 1,507
Seldom/never 47% 43% 9% 9,453
Don't know 60% 16% 24% 150

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 19% 39% 4,860
Once or twice a month 39% 17% 45% 1,587
Several times a year 39% 17% 43% 1,507
Seldom/never 28% 18% 54% 9,453
Don't know 22% 44% 33% 150

Political ideology among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 27% 15% 8% 4,860
Once or twice a month 40% 34% 20% 6% 1,587
Several times a year 37% 38% 20% 5% 1,507
Seldom/never 24% 36% 33% 7% 9,453
Don't know 37% 24% 15% 25% 150

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

% of women who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 44% 3% 4% 4,860
Once or twice a month 46% 49% 3% 3% 1,587
Several times a year 45% 48% 3% 4% 1,507
Seldom/never 43% 49% 3% 5% 9,453
Don't know 31% 45% 8% 16% 150

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

% of women who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 48% 4% 2% 4,860
Once or twice a month 44% 50% 5% 1% 1,587
Several times a year 41% 53% 4% 2% 1,507
Seldom/never 38% 56% 3% 2% 9,453
Don't know 37% 45% 3% 15% 150

Views about abortion among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 31% 65% 5% 4,860
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 3% 1,587
Several times a year 53% 43% 4% 1,507
Seldom/never 67% 29% 4% 9,453
Don't know 40% 41% 20% 150

Views about homosexuality among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 53% 5% 4% 4,860
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 4% 3% 1,587
Several times a year 67% 25% 4% 4% 1,507
Seldom/never 81% 14% 3% 3% 9,453
Don't know 34% 45% 5% 16% 150

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

% of women who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 28% 64% 8% 4,860
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 8% 1,587
Several times a year 55% 36% 8% 1,507
Seldom/never 72% 21% 6% 9,453
Don't know 28% 48% 24% 150

Views about environmental regulation among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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% 51% 3% 5% 4,860
Once or twice a month 38% 56% 2% 4% 1,587
Several times a year 36% 60% 2% 3% 1,507
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 4% 9,453
Don't know 40% 32% 6% 22% 150

Views about human evolution among women by attendance at prayer groups

% of women who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,860. 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 11% 23% 2% 58% 6% 4,860
Once or twice a month 18% 29% 3% 46% 4% 1,587
Several times a year 21% 32% 3% 40% 4% 1,507
Seldom/never 42% 24% 4% 25% 4% 9,453
Don't know 9% 20% 5% 47% 19% 150