Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 14,313. 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 38% 12% 9% 41% 1% 14,313
2007 35% 10% 9% 45% 1% 14,714

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by religious group

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 22% 12% 12% 54% 1% 3,387
Evangelical Protestant 53% 13% 9% 25% 1% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 52% 13% 7% 27% 1% 774
Jehovah's Witness 87% 2% 3% 6% 1% 185
Mainline Protestant 27% 14% 9% 49% 1% 1,975
Mormon 80% 6% 2% 12% 1% 474
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 6% 5% 77% < 1% 1,453

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,455. 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 16% 33% 28% 22% 5,455
Once or twice a month 25% 37% 23% 14% 1,537
Several times a year 24% 34% 24% 19% 1,256
Seldom/never 25% 33% 25% 17% 5,693

Generational cohort among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,455. 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% 28% 33% 15% 1% 5,455
Once or twice a month 15% 17% 31% 28% 9% 1% 1,537
Several times a year 15% 15% 28% 29% 12% 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 16% 16% 26% 29% 11% 1% 5,693

Gender composition among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,580. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 57% 5,580
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 1,565
Several times a year 50% 50% 1,281
Seldom/never 54% 46% 5,784
Don't know 41% 59% 103

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,511. 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% 14% 2% 16% 3% 5,511
Once or twice a month 58% 13% 4% 21% 3% 1,539
Several times a year 66% 9% 5% 17% 3% 1,259
Seldom/never 68% 8% 3% 18% 3% 5,704

Immigrant status among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,513. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 7% 77% 5,513
Once or twice a month 20% 7% 72% 1,542
Several times a year 19% 7% 74% 1,264
Seldom/never 15% 10% 75% 5,693
Don't know 27% 2% 71% 100

Income distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 4,755. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 21% 27% 13% 4,755
Once or twice a month 41% 19% 26% 14% 1,366
Several times a year 34% 21% 27% 18% 1,128
Seldom/never 39% 22% 23% 16% 4,991

Educational distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,546. 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% 31% 15% 8% 5,546
Once or twice a month 48% 31% 14% 7% 1,556
Several times a year 42% 31% 17% 10% 1,275
Seldom/never 50% 31% 12% 7% 5,753

Marital status among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,557. 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% 3% 12% 8% 18% 5,557
Once or twice a month 52% 7% 13% 5% 23% 1,558
Several times a year 54% 5% 11% 8% 23% 1,279
Seldom/never 47% 8% 13% 7% 26% 5,759

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,556. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 68% 5,556
Once or twice a month 39% 61% 1,560
Several times a year 34% 66% 1,276
Seldom/never 30% 70% 5,764

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 5,580
Once or twice a month 83% 14% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,565
Several times a year 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 64% 23% 5% 1% 5% 2% 5,784
Don't know 77% 10% 2% 7% 1% 3% 103

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 5,580
Once or twice a month 82% 16% 1% 1% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 76% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 50% 31% 10% 8% < 1% 5,784
Don't know 79% 7% 1% 2% 11% 103

Attendance at religious services among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 8% 3% < 1% 5,580
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 4% < 1% 1,565
Several times a year 45% 49% 5% < 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 22% 41% 37% 1% 5,784
Don't know 57% 19% 7% 17% 103

Frequency of prayer among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 5,580
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 3% 2% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 73% 18% 5% 4% 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 49% 20% 8% 23% 1% 5,784
Don't know 66% 4% 1% 4% 25% 103

Frequency of meditation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 6% 2% 25% 2% 5,580
Once or twice a month 47% 13% 4% 34% 2% 1,565
Several times a year 41% 9% 8% 40% 2% 1,281
Seldom/never 31% 6% 4% 57% 2% 5,784
Don't know 46% 2% < 1% 23% 28% 103

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 2% 3% 1% 5,580
Once or twice a month 73% 18% 6% 3% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 64% 15% 13% 6% 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 51% 17% 11% 21% 1% 5,784
Don't know 75% 7% 1% 4% 13% 103

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 5,580
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 11% 20% 2% 1,565
Several times a year 40% 19% 17% 23% 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 40% 14% 13% 31% 1% 5,784
Don't know 40% 18% 7% 17% 19% 103

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 4% 18% 2% 2% 5,580
Once or twice a month 56% 6% 31% 5% 2% 1,565
Several times a year 50% 8% 34% 6% 2% 1,281
Seldom/never 32% 9% 48% 8% 2% 5,784
Don't know 51% 6% 20% 3% 19% 103

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 2% 1% 5,580
Once or twice a month 45% 52% 1% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 43% 55% 1% 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 35% 62% 2% 1% 5,784
Don't know 46% 46% 6% 1% 103

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 2% 5% 1% 5,580
Once or twice a month 59% 24% 6% 10% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 42% 19% 22% 16% < 1% 1,281
Seldom/never 21% 11% 9% 58% 1% 5,784
Don't know 53% 8% 7% 9% 23% 103

Interpreting scripture among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 27% 5% 3% 3% 5,580
Once or twice a month 53% 33% 3% 7% 4% 1,565
Several times a year 44% 37% 3% 11% 5% 1,281
Seldom/never 30% 32% 3% 28% 7% 5,784
Don't know 46% 24% 10% 6% 15% 103

Belief in Heaven among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 5,580
Once or twice a month 89% 6% 5% 1,565
Several times a year 88% 7% 5% 1,281
Seldom/never 79% 15% 7% 5,784
Don't know 78% 9% 13% 103

Belief in Hell among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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 81% 13% 6% 5,580
Once or twice a month 81% 13% 6% 1,565
Several times a year 76% 17% 7% 1,281
Seldom/never 64% 27% 9% 5,784
Don't know 64% 18% 18% 103

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 19% 27% 5,580
Once or twice a month 50% 17% 33% 1,565
Several times a year 55% 18% 27% 1,281
Seldom/never 47% 20% 32% 5,784
Don't know 38% 42% 20% 103

Political ideology among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,580. 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% 21% 10% 7% 5,580
Once or twice a month 53% 27% 14% 6% 1,565
Several times a year 55% 30% 10% 5% 1,281
Seldom/never 43% 32% 18% 7% 5,784
Don't know 44% 27% 10% 19% 103

Views about size of government among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 2% 3% 5,580
Once or twice a month 56% 40% 2% 2% 1,565
Several times a year 60% 36% 1% 3% 1,281
Seldom/never 57% 38% 2% 3% 5,784
Don't know 52% 33% 4% 11% 103

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 37% 5% 2% 5,580
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 4% 1% 1,565
Several times a year 57% 38% 3% 2% 1,281
Seldom/never 53% 41% 3% 2% 5,784
Don't know 47% 37% 9% 7% 103

Views about homosexuality among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 69% 5% 3% 5,580
Once or twice a month 42% 50% 4% 3% 1,565
Several times a year 43% 47% 5% 5% 1,281
Seldom/never 58% 34% 5% 4% 5,784
Don't know 21% 61% 9% 9% 103

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 78% 6% 5,580
Once or twice a month 32% 61% 7% 1,565
Several times a year 31% 61% 8% 1,281
Seldom/never 46% 46% 8% 5,784
Don't know 15% 67% 18% 103

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 42% 3% 4% 5,580
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 2% 3% 1,565
Several times a year 49% 48% 1% 2% 1,281
Seldom/never 47% 46% 2% 4% 5,784
Don't know 50% 30% 6% 14% 103

Views about human evolution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 5,580. 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% 21% 2% 64% 6% 5,580
Once or twice a month 14% 26% 2% 54% 4% 1,565
Several times a year 14% 28% 4% 49% 5% 1,281
Seldom/never 27% 29% 4% 35% 5% 5,784
Don't know 8% 18% 3% 49% 22% 103