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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 19,212. 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 14% 7% 8% 71% < 1% 19,212
2007 13% 7% 7% 72% 1% 18,565

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 228. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 15% 11% 14% 60% 1% 228
Catholic 12% 7% 9% 72% < 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 26% 13% 11% 49% 1% 2,735
Hindu 11% 10% 14% 65% < 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 37% 15% 11% 36% 1% 1,010
Jewish 11% 9% 11% 68% < 1% 734
Mainline Protestant 14% 8% 10% 68% < 1% 3,816
Mormon 51% 10% 5% 33% < 1% 171
Muslim 33% 8% 15% 44% < 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 6% 9% 17% 69% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 5,823

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,536. 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% 34% 31% 20% 2,536
Once or twice a month 26% 38% 23% 14% 1,252
Several times a year 23% 34% 26% 17% 1,468
Seldom/never 24% 34% 26% 15% 13,532

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,536. 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 9% 11% 29% 37% 13% 2% 2,536
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 32% 27% 8% 1% 1,252
Several times a year 15% 16% 27% 30% 11% 1% 1,468
Seldom/never 15% 16% 28% 31% 9% 1% 13,532

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

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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% 59% 2,596
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 1,283
Several times a year 45% 55% 1,492
Seldom/never 50% 50% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,557. 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 49% 26% 3% 16% 6% 2,557
Once or twice a month 53% 21% 4% 17% 4% 1,265
Several times a year 61% 15% 7% 13% 4% 1,486
Seldom/never 74% 7% 4% 11% 4% 13,603

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,564. 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% 9% 74% 2,564
Once or twice a month 16% 12% 71% 1,259
Several times a year 18% 10% 71% 1,472
Seldom/never 11% 12% 76% 13,618

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,273. 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 39% 21% 25% 15% 2,273
Once or twice a month 35% 19% 27% 18% 1,147
Several times a year 32% 20% 28% 20% 1,328
Seldom/never 28% 20% 28% 24% 12,279

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,582. 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% 31% 16% 11% 2,582
Once or twice a month 38% 34% 15% 13% 1,278
Several times a year 35% 32% 19% 13% 1,482
Seldom/never 33% 32% 21% 14% 13,700

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,584. 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 49% 6% 17% 8% 20% 2,584
Once or twice a month 44% 6% 14% 6% 30% 1,282
Several times a year 45% 9% 13% 6% 28% 1,488
Seldom/never 45% 10% 13% 5% 28% 13,705

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,582. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 69% 2,582
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 1,278
Several times a year 29% 71% 1,489
Seldom/never 25% 75% 13,721

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 83% 12% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1,283
Several times a year 67% 23% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1,492
Seldom/never 39% 26% 10% 1% 20% 4% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 12% 1% 1% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 67% 28% 4% 1% < 1% 1,283
Several times a year 56% 35% 5% 3% < 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 22% 33% 21% 23% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 77% 17% 6% < 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 45% 47% 8% < 1% 1,283
Several times a year 28% 63% 9% 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 8% 37% 55% < 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 83% 12% 1% 2% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 70% 20% 4% 6% < 1% 1,283
Several times a year 61% 21% 7% 10% 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 30% 17% 8% 45% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 8% 2% 25% 2% 2,596
Once or twice a month 45% 14% 4% 36% 1% 1,283
Several times a year 38% 11% 9% 40% 2% 1,492
Seldom/never 28% 9% 5% 57% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 10% 5% 5% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 65% 19% 8% 7% < 1% 1,283
Several times a year 58% 19% 13% 9% < 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 43% 18% 13% 26% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 2,596
Once or twice a month 45% 22% 13% 19% 1% 1,283
Several times a year 45% 15% 17% 22% 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 43% 17% 14% 26% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 49% 8% 34% 6% 3% 2,596
Once or twice a month 33% 13% 43% 9% 3% 1,283
Several times a year 26% 14% 49% 10% 2% 1,492
Seldom/never 10% 15% 59% 14% 2% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 65% 1% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 28% 70% 2% < 1% 1,283
Several times a year 29% 70% 1% < 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 22% 77% 1% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 10% 4% 12% 1% 2,596
Once or twice a month 44% 27% 10% 19% 1% 1,283
Several times a year 26% 18% 28% 28% < 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 9% 7% 8% 76% < 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 28% 3% 14% 6% 2,596
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 2% 22% 8% 1,283
Several times a year 25% 37% 2% 28% 7% 1,492
Seldom/never 10% 21% 1% 61% 8% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 10% 5% 2,596
Once or twice a month 84% 11% 5% 1,283
Several times a year 79% 15% 6% 1,492
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 24% 7% 2,596
Once or twice a month 67% 28% 6% 1,283
Several times a year 61% 32% 7% 1,492
Seldom/never 38% 54% 8% 13,756

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 16% 56% 2,596
Once or twice a month 30% 14% 55% 1,283
Several times a year 30% 15% 55% 1,492
Seldom/never 26% 17% 57% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 35% 25% 6% 2,596
Once or twice a month 27% 40% 29% 4% 1,283
Several times a year 28% 42% 26% 5% 1,492
Seldom/never 20% 39% 36% 5% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 53% 3% 3% 2,596
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 3% 3% 1,283
Several times a year 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,492
Seldom/never 48% 45% 3% 4% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 60% 3% 2% 2,596
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 4% 1% 1,283
Several times a year 36% 59% 4% 1% 1,492
Seldom/never 37% 58% 3% 1% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 58% 35% 5% 3% 2,596
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 4% 2% 1,283
Several times a year 75% 20% 3% 3% 1,492
Seldom/never 85% 11% 2% 2% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 42% 7% 2,596
Once or twice a month 61% 32% 7% 1,283
Several times a year 66% 28% 6% 1,492
Seldom/never 79% 16% 5% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,596
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 2% 2% 1,283
Several times a year 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,492
Seldom/never 27% 69% 2% 2% 13,756

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 2,596. 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% 31% 3% 45% 3% 2,596
Once or twice a month 27% 35% 4% 31% 3% 1,283
Several times a year 31% 35% 4% 28% 2% 1,492
Seldom/never 56% 21% 4% 16% 3% 13,756