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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 13,049. 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% 8% 8% 57% 1% 13,049
2007 23% 9% 8% 60% 1% 13,662

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 107. 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 18% 17% 11% 53% 1% 107
Catholic 16% 8% 9% 67% 1% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 45% 11% 9% 35% 1% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 52% 11% 8% 28% 1% 749
Jewish 16% 9% 13% 62% < 1% 330
Mainline Protestant 19% 9% 10% 62% < 1% 2,435
Mormon 71% 8% 1% 19% 1% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 2,281

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 3,363
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 991
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 1,050
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 7,571

Gender composition among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 3,363
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 991
Several times a year 50% 50% 1,050
Seldom/never 52% 48% 7,571

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,303. 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% 19% 2% 13% 4% 3,303
Once or twice a month 65% 15% 3% 15% 3% 977
Several times a year 74% 10% 4% 8% 3% 1,039
Seldom/never 80% 6% 2% 9% 3% 7,463

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,336. 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 13% 5% 82% 3,336
Once or twice a month 15% 6% 79% 978
Several times a year 14% 4% 82% 1,042
Seldom/never 10% 8% 82% 7,504

Income distribution among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 2,960. 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% 19% 28% 16% 2,960
Once or twice a month 35% 18% 27% 19% 900
Several times a year 27% 19% 31% 23% 936
Seldom/never 29% 19% 28% 25% 6,728

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,353. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 30% 16% 9% 3,353
Once or twice a month 47% 28% 13% 11% 991
Several times a year 39% 29% 19% 13% 1,047
Seldom/never 40% 30% 17% 13% 7,548

Marital status among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,348. 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% 3% 18% 6% 9% 3,348
Once or twice a month 61% 3% 20% 8% 8% 988
Several times a year 63% 4% 17% 7% 9% 1,049
Seldom/never 59% 6% 20% 6% 10% 7,543

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,356. 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 15% 85% 3,356
Once or twice a month 17% 83% 990
Several times a year 15% 85% 1,050
Seldom/never 12% 88% 7,561

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% < 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 84% 12% 2% 1% 1% 1% 991
Several times a year 78% 17% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 55% 25% 6% 1% 10% 3% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 81% 17% 1% 1% 1% 991
Several times a year 74% 22% 2% 1% 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 37% 34% 15% 14% 1% 7,571

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 4% < 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 5% < 1% 991
Several times a year 37% 56% 6% 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 14% 39% 47% 1% 7,571

Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 78% 15% 3% 3% 1% 991
Several times a year 73% 18% 4% 4% 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 43% 19% 8% 29% 1% 7,571

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 67% 6% 2% 24% 2% 3,363
Once or twice a month 54% 13% 3% 28% 2% 991
Several times a year 46% 10% 8% 34% 2% 1,050
Seldom/never 32% 7% 5% 54% 1% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 6% 3% 2% 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 73% 16% 6% 4% 1% 991
Several times a year 68% 16% 9% 6% < 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 48% 15% 12% 23% 2% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 59% 13% 8% 19% 2% 3,363
Once or twice a month 50% 19% 12% 17% 2% 991
Several times a year 48% 16% 16% 18% 2% 1,050
Seldom/never 42% 14% 14% 28% 1% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 4% 23% 3% 2% 3,363
Once or twice a month 54% 7% 32% 6% 3% 991
Several times a year 43% 10% 39% 6% 3% 1,050
Seldom/never 20% 11% 57% 9% 3% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 46% 1% 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 2% 1% 991
Several times a year 44% 55% 1% < 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 30% 67% 2% 1% 7,571

Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 7% 2% 7% 1% 3,363
Once or twice a month 57% 23% 6% 13% 1% 991
Several times a year 39% 18% 23% 20% < 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 14% 8% 9% 69% < 1% 7,571

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 63% 22% 5% 6% 5% 3,363
Once or twice a month 50% 27% 4% 14% 6% 991
Several times a year 37% 36% 2% 17% 8% 1,050
Seldom/never 19% 26% 2% 44% 9% 7,571

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 7% 6% 3,363
Once or twice a month 85% 8% 7% 991
Several times a year 84% 10% 6% 1,050
Seldom/never 65% 26% 9% 7,571

Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 3,363
Once or twice a month 74% 19% 7% 991
Several times a year 68% 25% 7% 1,050
Seldom/never 48% 42% 10% 7,571

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 16% 38% 3,363
Once or twice a month 43% 14% 43% 991
Several times a year 43% 13% 44% 1,050
Seldom/never 36% 16% 48% 7,571

Political ideology among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 25% 15% 7% 3,363
Once or twice a month 49% 28% 18% 5% 991
Several times a year 46% 33% 18% 4% 1,050
Seldom/never 33% 35% 27% 5% 7,571

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 38% 3% 3% 3,363
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 2% 3% 991
Several times a year 56% 37% 4% 4% 1,050
Seldom/never 55% 38% 4% 4% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 45% 4% 2% 3,363
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 1% 991
Several times a year 46% 48% 5% 1% 1,050
Seldom/never 43% 51% 4% 2% 7,571

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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 32% 64% 4% 3,363
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 4% 991
Several times a year 52% 44% 4% 1,050
Seldom/never 66% 29% 5% 7,571

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 58% 5% 3% 3,363
Once or twice a month 47% 45% 6% 3% 991
Several times a year 53% 38% 4% 4% 1,050
Seldom/never 70% 22% 4% 3% 7,571

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 69% 7% 3,363
Once or twice a month 37% 55% 9% 991
Several times a year 43% 50% 7% 1,050
Seldom/never 60% 32% 8% 7,571

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 46% 3% 3% 3,363
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 2% 3% 991
Several times a year 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,050
Seldom/never 38% 58% 2% 3% 7,571

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by attendance at prayer groups

% of baby Boomers 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 = 3,363. 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% 24% 2% 60% 5% 3,363
Once or twice a month 17% 28% 3% 47% 4% 991
Several times a year 20% 30% 4% 41% 5% 1,050
Seldom/never 39% 27% 5% 25% 4% 7,571