Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,212. 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 10% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 3,212
2007 14% 6% 5% 74% 1% 1,845

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 science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 13% 11% 9% 67% < 1% 626
Evangelical Protestant 27% 15% 9% 49% < 1% 255
Jewish 7% 12% 7% 73% 1% 124
Mainline Protestant 10% 8% 10% 71% 1% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,392

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 science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 270. 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% 41% 24% 18% 270
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 21% 11% 173
Several times a year 26% 42% 17% 15% 207
Seldom/never 31% 37% 20% 12% 2,492

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 11% 36% 29% 12% 1% 270
Once or twice a month 22% 18% 28% 24% 8% 1% 173
Several times a year 19% 18% 32% 22% 9% 1% 207
Seldom/never 20% 18% 29% 24% 8% 1% 2,492

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 275. 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% 50% 275
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 175
Several times a year 61% 39% 212
Seldom/never 58% 42% 2,530

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 17% 5% 36% 6% 272
Once or twice a month 37% 11% 6% 44% 2% 173
Several times a year 46% 9% 15% 29% 2% 210
Seldom/never 67% 5% 7% 17% 4% 2,497

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 270. 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 39% 9% 52% 270
Once or twice a month 42% 13% 45% 174
Several times a year 39% 15% 46% 207
Seldom/never 21% 13% 65% 2,495

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 242. 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% 24% 18% 15% 242
Once or twice a month 51% 17% 23% 10% 156
Several times a year 36% 13% 28% 23% 193
Seldom/never 29% 19% 26% 27% 2,260

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 24% 10% 15% 273
Once or twice a month 54% 18% 13% 14% 173
Several times a year 37% 25% 21% 17% 210
Seldom/never 30% 27% 24% 19% 2,513

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 39% 9% 16% 8% 28% 275
Once or twice a month 40% 10% 15% 3% 32% 175
Several times a year 46% 4% 7% 4% 39% 211
Seldom/never 44% 10% 10% 3% 33% 2,510

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 272
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 175
Several times a year 34% 66% 212
Seldom/never 28% 72% 2,522

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 28% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 275
Once or twice a month 48% 41% 6% 1% 2% 1% 175
Several times a year 46% 35% 7% < 1% 10% 2% 212
Seldom/never 26% 24% 11% < 1% 35% 4% 2,530

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 78% 16% 2% 3% < 1% 275
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 4% 1% < 1% 175
Several times a year 44% 43% 8% 3% 2% 212
Seldom/never 15% 27% 22% 36% < 1% 2,530

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 20% 9% < 1% 275
Once or twice a month 38% 52% 10% < 1% 175
Several times a year 23% 63% 12% 1% 212
Seldom/never 6% 33% 61% < 1% 2,530

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 73% 19% 5% 4% < 1% 275
Once or twice a month 67% 20% 6% 7% < 1% 175
Several times a year 43% 28% 14% 14% 1% 212
Seldom/never 18% 14% 7% 60% < 1% 2,530

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 11% 1% 20% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 4% 29% 1% 175
Several times a year 34% 13% 10% 40% 3% 212
Seldom/never 23% 9% 6% 61% 1% 2,530

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 14% 9% 10% 2% 275
Once or twice a month 57% 21% 14% 8% < 1% 175
Several times a year 42% 17% 21% 18% 2% 212
Seldom/never 39% 16% 12% 31% 2% 2,530

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 57% 14% 14% 12% 2% 275
Once or twice a month 55% 18% 11% 16% 1% 175
Several times a year 37% 19% 21% 23% 1% 212
Seldom/never 46% 16% 14% 23% 1% 2,530

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 24% 71% 2% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% < 1% 175
Several times a year 26% 73% < 1% 1% 212
Seldom/never 20% 79% 1% 1% 2,530

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 11% 6% 17% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 38% 24% 19% 18% 1% 175
Several times a year 12% 19% 30% 39% < 1% 212
Seldom/never 5% 5% 7% 83% < 1% 2,530

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 23% 3% 19% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 1% 26% 2% 175
Several times a year 23% 24% 1% 41% 10% 212
Seldom/never 8% 14% 1% 71% 6% 2,530

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 13% 7% 275
Once or twice a month 79% 14% 7% 175
Several times a year 70% 26% 4% 212
Seldom/never 41% 53% 7% 2,530

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 7% 275
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 6% 175
Several times a year 52% 43% 6% 212
Seldom/never 29% 65% 6% 2,530

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 30% 18% 52% 275
Once or twice a month 28% 14% 58% 175
Several times a year 28% 17% 54% 212
Seldom/never 22% 18% 61% 2,530

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 275. 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% 26% 30% 7% 275
Once or twice a month 31% 32% 33% 4% 175
Several times a year 32% 37% 27% 4% 212
Seldom/never 18% 35% 43% 4% 2,530

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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 36% 61% 1% 2% 275
Once or twice a month 32% 67% 1% 1% 175
Several times a year 38% 57% 1% 4% 212
Seldom/never 40% 54% 3% 3% 2,530

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 49% 2% 7% 275
Once or twice a month 41% 58% 1% < 1% 175
Several times a year 37% 58% 4% 1% 212
Seldom/never 32% 64% 3% 1% 2,530

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 42% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 5% 175
Several times a year 63% 34% 4% 212
Seldom/never 75% 22% 3% 2,530

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 33% 3% 2% 275
Once or twice a month 76% 22% 1% 1% 175
Several times a year 70% 24% 1% 5% 212
Seldom/never 85% 11% 2% 2% 2,530

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 48% 7% 275
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 8% 175
Several times a year 61% 34% 6% 212
Seldom/never 81% 15% 4% 2,530

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 57% 3% 3% 275
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 1% 4% 175
Several times a year 31% 65% 1% 4% 212
Seldom/never 24% 73% 1% 2% 2,530

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 275. 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% 25% 2% 42% 4% 275
Once or twice a month 36% 28% 6% 28% 2% 175
Several times a year 50% 20% 3% 25% 2% 212
Seldom/never 70% 14% 3% 12% 2% 2,530