Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 7,303. 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.
2014 25% 10% 8% 57% < 1% 7,303
2007 21% 8% 8% 62% 1% 8,092

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X who attend prayer group…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 19% 11% 10% 59% 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 43% 14% 11% 31% < 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 43% 16% 8% 32% 1% 450
Jewish 20% 8% 12% 60% < 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 17% 10% 7% 65% < 1% 1,044
Mormon 72% 5% 4% 18% < 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 1,764

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,711
Once or twice a month < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 694
Several times a year < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 606
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,261

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,711. 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% 57% 1,711
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 694
Several times a year 52% 48% 606
Seldom/never 52% 48% 4,261

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,692. 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% 19% 2% 23% 5% 1,692
Once or twice a month 50% 19% 5% 23% 3% 683
Several times a year 58% 13% 7% 18% 4% 597
Seldom/never 69% 8% 4% 15% 4% 4,216

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,693. 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% 7% 70% 1,693
Once or twice a month 25% 6% 70% 685
Several times a year 23% 6% 71% 599
Seldom/never 17% 9% 75% 4,211

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,542. 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% 19% 30% 17% 1,542
Once or twice a month 37% 19% 24% 20% 642
Several times a year 27% 21% 29% 22% 573
Seldom/never 25% 19% 29% 27% 3,957

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 29% 18% 11% 1,708
Once or twice a month 39% 32% 16% 13% 689
Several times a year 32% 33% 20% 15% 602
Seldom/never 35% 30% 20% 15% 4,254

Marital status among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,707. 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% 5% 14% 2% 14% 1,707
Once or twice a month 58% 7% 16% 1% 17% 694
Several times a year 59% 8% 15% 1% 16% 604
Seldom/never 56% 10% 15% 1% 18% 4,255

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,703. 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% 35% 1,703
Once or twice a month 66% 34% 692
Several times a year 62% 38% 604
Seldom/never 54% 46% 4,246

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,711
Once or twice a month 79% 17% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 694
Several times a year 77% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 606
Seldom/never 48% 26% 8% < 1% 15% 3% 4,261

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 1,711
Once or twice a month 76% 20% 2% 1% 1% 694
Several times a year 63% 31% 3% 2% 2% 606
Seldom/never 31% 33% 18% 19% < 1% 4,261

Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 13% 4% < 1% 1,711
Once or twice a month 51% 45% 5% < 1% 694
Several times a year 33% 61% 6% 1% 606
Seldom/never 10% 39% 51% < 1% 4,261

Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 2% < 1% 1,711
Once or twice a month 76% 17% 3% 3% 1% 694
Several times a year 68% 18% 6% 7% 1% 606
Seldom/never 36% 19% 8% 36% < 1% 4,261

Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 6% 2% 28% 3% 1,711
Once or twice a month 44% 13% 5% 36% 1% 694
Several times a year 36% 11% 7% 44% 2% 606
Seldom/never 29% 8% 5% 57% 1% 4,261

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 10% 4% 4% 2% 1,711
Once or twice a month 70% 18% 8% 4% < 1% 694
Several times a year 60% 14% 16% 8% 2% 606
Seldom/never 45% 17% 13% 23% 1% 4,261

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 16% 9% 20% 2% 1,711
Once or twice a month 42% 21% 13% 23% 1% 694
Several times a year 40% 17% 18% 24% 1% 606
Seldom/never 39% 16% 15% 30% 1% 4,261

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 5% 23% 5% 3% 1,711
Once or twice a month 47% 9% 35% 6% 3% 694
Several times a year 36% 11% 43% 9% 1% 606
Seldom/never 16% 12% 57% 13% 2% 4,261

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 49% 1% 2% 1,711
Once or twice a month 39% 59% 1% < 1% 694
Several times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 606
Seldom/never 28% 70% 1% 1% 4,261

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 7% 3% 6% 1% 1,711
Once or twice a month 53% 26% 10% 11% < 1% 694
Several times a year 32% 17% 29% 22% 1% 606
Seldom/never 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 4,261

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 27% 4% 7% 4% 1,711
Once or twice a month 46% 33% 3% 12% 6% 694
Several times a year 36% 34% 4% 21% 6% 606
Seldom/never 17% 24% 1% 49% 8% 4,261

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 8% 8% 1,711
Once or twice a month 89% 7% 4% 694
Several times a year 84% 10% 6% 606
Seldom/never 63% 30% 7% 4,261

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 1,711
Once or twice a month 76% 19% 4% 694
Several times a year 69% 23% 8% 606
Seldom/never 48% 44% 8% 4,261

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 22% 34% 1,711
Once or twice a month 39% 16% 45% 694
Several times a year 45% 20% 35% 606
Seldom/never 33% 20% 48% 4,261

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,711. 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% 14% 7% 1,711
Once or twice a month 40% 34% 23% 4% 694
Several times a year 40% 35% 19% 5% 606
Seldom/never 26% 37% 30% 6% 4,261

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 41% 3% 3% 1,711
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 4% 1% 694
Several times a year 55% 42% 2% 2% 606
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 4% 4,261

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 45% 5% 2% 1,711
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 4% 1% 694
Several times a year 50% 44% 4% 1% 606
Seldom/never 44% 51% 4% 1% 4,261

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 1,711
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 2% 694
Several times a year 50% 46% 5% 606
Seldom/never 67% 29% 4% 4,261

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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 35% 55% 5% 5% 1,711
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 4% 3% 694
Several times a year 56% 35% 5% 4% 606
Seldom/never 76% 17% 4% 3% 4,261

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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 27% 65% 9% 1,711
Once or twice a month 45% 47% 8% 694
Several times a year 47% 44% 10% 606
Seldom/never 68% 24% 7% 4,261

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 51% 3% 3% 1,711
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 2% 3% 694
Several times a year 38% 59% 2% 1% 606
Seldom/never 33% 63% 2% 2% 4,261

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 1,711. 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% 24% 2% 58% 4% 1,711
Once or twice a month 19% 31% 3% 45% 3% 694
Several times a year 24% 28% 3% 40% 5% 606
Seldom/never 46% 23% 5% 23% 3% 4,261