Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 8,311. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 7% 8% 9% 76% < 1% 8,311
2007 7% 6% 7% 79% 1% 9,092

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 7% 7% 8% 78% < 1% 2,225
Evangelical Protestant 10% 12% 10% 67% < 1% 1,382
Historically Black Protestant 9% 14% 11% 64% < 1% 228
Jewish 5% 10% 14% 70% < 1% 313
Mainline Protestant 5% 6% 9% 80% < 1% 1,990
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 5% 7% 84% < 1% 1,498

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 510. 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% 37% 22% 14% 510
Once or twice a month 36% 36% 19% 8% 560
Several times a year 29% 38% 20% 12% 740
Seldom/never 24% 34% 27% 15% 6,336

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 510. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 13% 32% 26% 9% 1% 510
Once or twice a month 27% 16% 30% 22% 5% 1% 560
Several times a year 22% 15% 31% 24% 8% 1% 740
Seldom/never 14% 16% 27% 32% 9% 1% 6,336

Gender composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 517. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 52% 517
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 569
Several times a year 55% 45% 756
Seldom/never 51% 49% 6,435

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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% 11% 5% 24% 5% 510
Once or twice a month 55% 12% 5% 25% 4% 559
Several times a year 60% 7% 11% 18% 3% 746
Seldom/never 73% 7% 4% 13% 4% 6,363

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 513. 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 20% 11% 69% 513
Once or twice a month 21% 15% 64% 556
Several times a year 23% 11% 65% 745
Seldom/never 12% 11% 77% 6,359

Income distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 442. 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% 20% 23% 16% 442
Once or twice a month 38% 16% 30% 16% 505
Several times a year 31% 20% 29% 21% 687
Seldom/never 32% 21% 27% 21% 5,730

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 513. 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% 31% 14% 8% 513
Once or twice a month 48% 30% 14% 8% 566
Several times a year 37% 31% 19% 13% 751
Seldom/never 40% 32% 17% 11% 6,410

Marital status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 515. 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% 8% 11% 6% 29% 515
Once or twice a month 38% 9% 12% 3% 37% 565
Several times a year 45% 9% 12% 4% 30% 754
Seldom/never 46% 10% 13% 5% 26% 6,414

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 515. 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% 69% 515
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 567
Several times a year 32% 68% 755
Seldom/never 28% 72% 6,413

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 27% 4% 1% 1% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 57% 32% 5% 1% 3% 1% 569
Several times a year 50% 38% 6% 1% 3% 2% 756
Seldom/never 49% 38% 7% 1% 3% 2% 6,435

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 29% 8% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 27% 64% 8% 1% 569
Several times a year 14% 76% 10% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 7% 53% 39% < 1% 6,435

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 30% 3% 6% < 1% 517
Once or twice a month 54% 28% 8% 8% 1% 569
Several times a year 46% 26% 14% 14% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 32% 29% 13% 25% 1% 6,435

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 10% 2% 40% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 37% 16% 4% 42% 1% 569
Several times a year 27% 13% 11% 48% 1% 756
Seldom/never 25% 9% 6% 59% 1% 6,435

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 18% 7% 12% < 1% 517
Once or twice a month 53% 26% 12% 8% 1% 569
Several times a year 45% 21% 20% 14% 1% 756
Seldom/never 39% 22% 16% 23% 1% 6,435

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 18% 12% 23% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 47% 21% 14% 18% 1% 569
Several times a year 37% 18% 21% 23% 1% 756
Seldom/never 38% 16% 15% 30% 1% 6,435

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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 26% 13% 51% 9% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 19% 15% 53% 11% 2% 569
Several times a year 13% 14% 59% 12% 2% 756
Seldom/never 12% 13% 63% 10% 2% 6,435

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 71% 1% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 2% < 1% 569
Several times a year 26% 72% 1% 1% 756
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% 1% 6,435

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 13% 5% 24% 1% 517
Once or twice a month 30% 30% 13% 26% 1% 569
Several times a year 12% 18% 35% 35% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 8% 9% 11% 73% < 1% 6,435

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 36% 2% 22% 8% 517
Once or twice a month 20% 40% 3% 28% 9% 569
Several times a year 17% 41% 1% 33% 7% 756
Seldom/never 13% 32% 1% 44% 9% 6,435

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 80% 12% 8% 517
Once or twice a month 81% 12% 7% 569
Several times a year 78% 16% 6% 756
Seldom/never 74% 18% 8% 6,435

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 30% 7% 517
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 5% 569
Several times a year 58% 35% 7% 756
Seldom/never 54% 37% 9% 6,435

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 44% 517
Once or twice a month 34% 19% 47% 569
Several times a year 36% 19% 45% 756
Seldom/never 36% 19% 46% 6,435

Political ideology among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 517. 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% 34% 25% 6% 517
Once or twice a month 32% 37% 25% 5% 569
Several times a year 32% 43% 19% 6% 756
Seldom/never 28% 39% 27% 5% 6,435

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 51% 4% 3% 517
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 2% 3% 569
Several times a year 50% 45% 2% 3% 756
Seldom/never 53% 40% 3% 3% 6,435

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 5% 2% 517
Once or twice a month 43% 53% 3% 1% 569
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 1% 756
Seldom/never 45% 49% 4% 2% 6,435

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 42% 4% 517
Once or twice a month 56% 41% 3% 569
Several times a year 65% 32% 3% 756
Seldom/never 67% 29% 4% 6,435

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 31% 4% 3% 517
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 2% 569
Several times a year 72% 21% 4% 3% 756
Seldom/never 78% 16% 3% 3% 6,435

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 37% 10% 517
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 8% 569
Several times a year 63% 30% 7% 756
Seldom/never 69% 24% 7% 6,435

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 57% 1% 4% 517
Once or twice a month 38% 57% 2% 3% 569
Several times a year 33% 63% 3% 2% 756
Seldom/never 36% 59% 2% 2% 6,435

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 517. 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% 28% 4% 37% 3% 517
Once or twice a month 33% 31% 4% 28% 5% 569
Several times a year 34% 31% 4% 28% 3% 756
Seldom/never 41% 29% 5% 22% 3% 6,435