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

% of conservatives 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 = 12,935. 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 36% 11% 9% 44% 1% 12,935
2007 33% 10% 8% 48% 1% 13,598

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

% of conservatives 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 21% 10% 11% 57% 1% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 52% 13% 9% 26% 1% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 50% 13% 10% 26% 1% 653
Jewish 32% 8% 12% 47% 1% 167
Mainline Protestant 23% 11% 10% 56% < 1% 2,269
Mormon 78% 5% 2% 14% 1% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 4% 5% 82% 1% 1,277

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,561. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 34% 30% 23% 4,561
Once or twice a month 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,237
Several times a year 18% 34% 28% 20% 1,144
Seldom/never 16% 30% 31% 22% 5,654

Generational cohort among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,561. 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% 10% 29% 35% 16% 1% 4,561
Once or twice a month 13% 13% 30% 33% 11% 1% 1,237
Several times a year 12% 13% 28% 34% 14% 1% 1,144
Seldom/never 11% 10% 26% 37% 15% 2% 5,654

Gender composition among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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% 4,671
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,264
Several times a year 53% 47% 1,172
Seldom/never 57% 43% 5,737

Racial and ethnic composition among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,607. 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 69% 13% 2% 13% 3% 4,607
Once or twice a month 66% 13% 3% 16% 3% 1,240
Several times a year 68% 11% 4% 14% 3% 1,158
Seldom/never 77% 7% 2% 12% 3% 5,654

Immigrant status among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 7% 81% 4,636
Once or twice a month 15% 8% 78% 1,246
Several times a year 15% 7% 78% 1,161
Seldom/never 10% 10% 80% 5,687

Income distribution among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 3,996. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 22% 30% 16% 3,996
Once or twice a month 35% 20% 27% 18% 1,096
Several times a year 29% 21% 31% 19% 1,026
Seldom/never 31% 21% 28% 20% 4,983

Educational distribution among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,651. 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% 33% 17% 9% 4,651
Once or twice a month 45% 33% 15% 7% 1,259
Several times a year 43% 32% 17% 9% 1,165
Seldom/never 47% 32% 14% 7% 5,723

Marital status among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,648. 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% 3% 11% 8% 15% 4,648
Once or twice a month 55% 5% 13% 6% 21% 1,263
Several times a year 56% 6% 12% 7% 20% 1,171
Seldom/never 53% 7% 13% 7% 20% 5,709

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

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,650. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 67% 4,650
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 1,261
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,167
Seldom/never 26% 74% 5,720

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% < 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,264
Several times a year 83% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 63% 22% 5% 1% 7% 2% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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 94% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 82% 16% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,264
Several times a year 75% 21% 2% 1% 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 45% 33% 12% 9% 1% 5,737

Attendance at religious services among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 4,671
Once or twice a month 57% 39% 4% < 1% 1,264
Several times a year 41% 53% 5% < 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 18% 41% 40% 1% 5,737

Frequency of prayer among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 79% 16% 2% 2% 1% 1,264
Several times a year 72% 17% 5% 5% 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 48% 20% 7% 25% 1% 5,737

Frequency of meditation among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 1% 25% 2% 4,671
Once or twice a month 46% 12% 3% 37% 2% 1,264
Several times a year 40% 10% 6% 42% 2% 1,172
Seldom/never 30% 7% 4% 58% 1% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 7% 2% 2% 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 73% 18% 6% 3% < 1% 1,264
Several times a year 66% 16% 11% 6% < 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 50% 17% 11% 21% 2% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 15% 8% 19% 2% 4,671
Once or twice a month 48% 21% 11% 19% 2% 1,264
Several times a year 43% 16% 16% 24% 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 38% 15% 14% 33% 1% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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 74% 3% 18% 3% 2% 4,671
Once or twice a month 59% 5% 28% 5% 3% 1,264
Several times a year 49% 7% 36% 6% 2% 1,172
Seldom/never 28% 8% 54% 8% 2% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 38% 2% 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 1% 2% 1,264
Several times a year 49% 50% 1% < 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 39% 58% 2% 1% 5,737

Frequency of reading scripture among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 6% 2% 5% 1% 4,671
Once or twice a month 60% 22% 6% 11% 1% 1,264
Several times a year 41% 19% 22% 17% 1% 1,172
Seldom/never 19% 10% 9% 61% 1% 5,737

Interpreting scripture among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 25% 4% 3% 3% 4,671
Once or twice a month 55% 32% 4% 6% 4% 1,264
Several times a year 45% 36% 3% 11% 5% 1,172
Seldom/never 26% 32% 3% 31% 8% 5,737

Belief in Heaven among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 6% 7% 4,671
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 1,264
Several times a year 88% 6% 5% 1,172
Seldom/never 76% 16% 7% 5,737

Belief in Hell among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 11% 7% 4,671
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 6% 1,264
Several times a year 78% 15% 7% 1,172
Seldom/never 60% 30% 9% 5,737

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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 66% 12% 22% 4,671
Once or twice a month 62% 11% 26% 1,264
Several times a year 62% 12% 26% 1,172
Seldom/never 63% 13% 24% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 26% 2% 2% 4,671
Once or twice a month 64% 32% 2% 2% 1,264
Several times a year 66% 31% 1% 2% 1,172
Seldom/never 71% 25% 2% 2% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 32% 4% 2% 4,671
Once or twice a month 59% 36% 4% 1% 1,264
Several times a year 63% 32% 3% 2% 1,172
Seldom/never 65% 30% 3% 2% 5,737

Views about abortion among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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 19% 78% 3% 4,671
Once or twice a month 28% 69% 3% 1,264
Several times a year 35% 62% 4% 1,172
Seldom/never 47% 48% 5% 5,737

Views about homosexuality among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 69% 5% 3% 4,671
Once or twice a month 40% 53% 4% 4% 1,264
Several times a year 43% 48% 5% 4% 1,172
Seldom/never 57% 34% 5% 4% 5,737

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

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 79% 6% 4,671
Once or twice a month 28% 66% 6% 1,264
Several times a year 31% 62% 8% 1,172
Seldom/never 44% 47% 9% 5,737

Views about environmental regulation among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 38% 3% 3% 4,671
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 2% 2% 1,264
Several times a year 55% 41% 1% 2% 1,172
Seldom/never 55% 40% 2% 3% 5,737

Views about human evolution among conservatives by attendance at prayer groups

% of conservatives 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 = 4,671. 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% 20% 2% 66% 5% 4,671
Once or twice a month 13% 25% 3% 56% 5% 1,264
Several times a year 14% 29% 3% 50% 4% 1,172
Seldom/never 29% 29% 4% 34% 5% 5,737