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

% of married adults who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,827. 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 28% 9% 8% 54% < 1% 17,827
2007 25% 9% 8% 57% 1% 20,430

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

% of married adults 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 = 103. 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 12% 13% 19% 57% < 1% 103
Catholic 18% 9% 10% 63% < 1% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 49% 13% 9% 29% < 1% 4,853
Hindu 7% 13% 24% 56% < 1% 131
Historically Black Protestant 53% 14% 8% 25% < 1% 626
Jehovah's Witness 86% 2% 6% 5% 2% 124
Jewish 20% 9% 14% 56% 1% 498
Mainline Protestant 20% 10% 9% 60% 1% 3,444
Mormon 74% 6% 3% 17% < 1% 454
Muslim 32% 12% 17% 39% < 1% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 3,150

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,751. 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 7% 38% 34% 21% 4,751
Once or twice a month 10% 44% 29% 17% 1,504
Several times a year 8% 40% 32% 20% 1,489
Seldom/never 7% 40% 33% 20% 9,627

Generational cohort among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,751. 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 2% 10% 33% 40% 15% 1% 4,751
Once or twice a month 3% 14% 37% 35% 11% < 1% 1,504
Several times a year 2% 13% 33% 38% 13% < 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 2% 11% 34% 40% 12% 1% 9,627

Gender composition among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 55% 4,867
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,548
Several times a year 50% 50% 1,523
Seldom/never 52% 48% 9,795

Racial and ethnic composition among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,798. 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% 12% 3% 14% 3% 4,798
Once or twice a month 65% 10% 4% 18% 3% 1,523
Several times a year 72% 7% 7% 11% 3% 1,505
Seldom/never 79% 4% 4% 11% 3% 9,662

Immigrant status among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,821. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 6% 77% 4,821
Once or twice a month 20% 6% 74% 1,529
Several times a year 20% 5% 75% 1,509
Seldom/never 13% 9% 78% 9,704

Income distribution among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,173. 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 25% 21% 34% 20% 4,173
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 34% 25% 1,366
Several times a year 18% 21% 34% 27% 1,324
Seldom/never 17% 18% 34% 32% 8,577

Educational distribution among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,835. 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 40% 30% 19% 11% 4,835
Once or twice a month 37% 30% 19% 14% 1,540
Several times a year 31% 29% 23% 17% 1,511
Seldom/never 34% 29% 21% 16% 9,755

Parent of children under 18 among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,837. 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 40% 60% 4,837
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,538
Several times a year 42% 58% 1,516
Seldom/never 38% 62% 9,758

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 81% 15% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 77% 18% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 50% 26% 7% 1% 13% 3% 9,795

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

% of married adults who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 4,867
Once or twice a month 80% 17% 2% < 1% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 71% 25% 3% 1% 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 34% 33% 17% 15% 1% 9,795

Attendance at religious services among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 3% < 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 59% 37% 4% < 1% 1,548
Several times a year 44% 51% 5% < 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 15% 40% 44% < 1% 9,795

Frequency of prayer among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 78% 15% 3% 3% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 70% 18% 5% 5% 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 38% 19% 8% 34% 1% 9,795

Frequency of meditation among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 6% 2% 26% 3% 4,867
Once or twice a month 47% 12% 5% 35% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 40% 10% 8% 40% 2% 1,523
Seldom/never 29% 8% 5% 58% 1% 9,795

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

% of married adults who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 7% 3% 2% 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 74% 15% 7% 4% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 62% 18% 13% 6% 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 47% 17% 13% 22% 1% 9,795

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

% of married adults who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 14% 9% 20% 2% 4,867
Once or twice a month 45% 20% 13% 20% 2% 1,548
Several times a year 43% 16% 18% 22% 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 38% 16% 15% 29% 1% 9,795

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

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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 70% 4% 21% 3% 3% 4,867
Once or twice a month 53% 8% 32% 5% 3% 1,548
Several times a year 42% 9% 39% 7% 3% 1,523
Seldom/never 19% 12% 56% 12% 2% 9,795

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

% of married adults who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 1% 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 47% 51% 1% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 42% 56% 1% < 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 30% 68% 1% 1% 9,795

Frequency of reading scripture among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 6% 1% 4,867
Once or twice a month 56% 23% 8% 13% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 36% 16% 26% 22% < 1% 1,523
Seldom/never 12% 8% 9% 71% < 1% 9,795

Interpreting scripture among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 26% 5% 5% 4% 4,867
Once or twice a month 47% 34% 3% 12% 5% 1,548
Several times a year 33% 37% 4% 19% 7% 1,523
Seldom/never 16% 27% 2% 48% 8% 9,795

Belief in Heaven among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 7% 8% 4,867
Once or twice a month 85% 8% 6% 1,548
Several times a year 84% 11% 5% 1,523
Seldom/never 63% 29% 8% 9,795

Belief in Hell among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 16% 8% 4,867
Once or twice a month 75% 18% 7% 1,548
Several times a year 68% 24% 8% 1,523
Seldom/never 46% 45% 8% 9,795

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 18% 29% 4,867
Once or twice a month 51% 14% 35% 1,548
Several times a year 47% 16% 37% 1,523
Seldom/never 39% 16% 45% 9,795

Political ideology among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 23% 12% 6% 4,867
Once or twice a month 48% 31% 17% 4% 1,548
Several times a year 46% 35% 15% 5% 1,523
Seldom/never 32% 37% 26% 5% 9,795

Views about size of government among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 30% 3% 3% 4,867
Once or twice a month 60% 34% 3% 2% 1,548
Several times a year 59% 35% 3% 4% 1,523
Seldom/never 57% 36% 3% 4% 9,795

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

% of married adults who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 38% 5% 2% 4,867
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 4% 1% 1,548
Several times a year 50% 44% 4% 2% 1,523
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 9,795

Views about abortion among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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% 70% 4% 4,867
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 3% 1,548
Several times a year 46% 50% 4% 1,523
Seldom/never 65% 32% 4% 9,795

Views about homosexuality among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 63% 5% 4% 4,867
Once or twice a month 48% 43% 5% 4% 1,548
Several times a year 51% 40% 5% 4% 1,523
Seldom/never 74% 20% 3% 3% 9,795

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

% of married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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 21% 72% 7% 4,867
Once or twice a month 39% 54% 7% 1,548
Several times a year 43% 50% 8% 1,523
Seldom/never 64% 29% 7% 9,795

Views about environmental regulation among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 44% 3% 3% 4,867
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 2% 3% 1,548
Several times a year 43% 53% 2% 2% 1,523
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 2% 9,795

Views about human evolution among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

% of married adults who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,867. 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 8% 23% 3% 61% 5% 4,867
Once or twice a month 17% 28% 3% 47% 4% 1,548
Several times a year 21% 31% 5% 39% 4% 1,523
Seldom/never 44% 25% 5% 23% 4% 9,795