Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 10,872. 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 45% 11% 9% 34% 1% 10,872
2007 38% 10% 8% 43% 1% 14,396

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 26% 11% 12% 50% 1% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 56% 12% 8% 23% 1% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 59% 13% 7% 20% 1% 793
Jehovah's Witness 85% 3% 4% 6% 2% 187
Mainline Protestant 30% 13% 9% 48% 1% 1,553
Mormon 83% 4% 2% 10% < 1% 386
Muslim 43% 11% 19% 27% < 1% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 8% 4% 72% 1% 847

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 homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 32% 30% 25% 4,826
Once or twice a month 19% 34% 27% 20% 1,128
Several times a year 15% 34% 30% 21% 894
Seldom/never 13% 30% 31% 26% 3,676

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 10% 27% 35% 17% 2% 4,826
Once or twice a month 10% 15% 28% 33% 13% 1% 1,128
Several times a year 9% 10% 30% 35% 14% 1% 894
Seldom/never 7% 10% 26% 37% 17% 3% 3,676

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 47% 53% 4,959
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 1,161
Several times a year 59% 41% 911
Seldom/never 65% 35% 3,746

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,892. 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% 18% 3% 13% 3% 4,892
Once or twice a month 63% 18% 3% 14% 3% 1,141
Several times a year 68% 12% 6% 10% 4% 900
Seldom/never 71% 10% 3% 12% 4% 3,699

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,895. 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% 6% 79% 4,895
Once or twice a month 13% 6% 81% 1,140
Several times a year 17% 7% 76% 905
Seldom/never 12% 8% 80% 3,680

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 4,216. 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% 22% 28% 13% 4,216
Once or twice a month 39% 19% 27% 15% 1,007
Several times a year 30% 23% 29% 18% 798
Seldom/never 38% 22% 25% 15% 3,220

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,922. 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 46% 31% 15% 8% 4,922
Once or twice a month 48% 32% 13% 6% 1,157
Several times a year 45% 32% 14% 9% 904
Seldom/never 54% 29% 11% 6% 3,723

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,936. 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 61% 2% 12% 9% 15% 4,936
Once or twice a month 55% 4% 14% 6% 21% 1,158
Several times a year 60% 2% 11% 8% 18% 910
Seldom/never 49% 6% 14% 10% 20% 3,725

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,932. 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% 4,932
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 1,158
Several times a year 31% 69% 908
Seldom/never 24% 76% 3,737

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 5% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,161
Several times a year 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 1% 911
Seldom/never 69% 18% 5% 1% 5% 2% 3,746

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,161
Several times a year 78% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 911
Seldom/never 54% 28% 10% 7% 1% 3,746

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 4,959
Once or twice a month 60% 35% 4% < 1% 1,161
Several times a year 46% 49% 5% < 1% 911
Seldom/never 23% 39% 38% 1% 3,746

Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 2% 2% 1% 1,161
Several times a year 75% 15% 4% 4% 1% 911
Seldom/never 52% 19% 8% 21% 1% 3,746

Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 5% 2% 23% 3% 4,959
Once or twice a month 49% 12% 3% 34% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 41% 7% 8% 40% 3% 911
Seldom/never 32% 6% 4% 56% 2% 3,746

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 6% 3% 2% 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 74% 17% 5% 4% < 1% 1,161
Several times a year 64% 14% 12% 9% 1% 911
Seldom/never 50% 14% 10% 24% 2% 3,746

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 14% 8% 20% 2% 4,959
Once or twice a month 46% 20% 12% 21% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 38% 16% 16% 27% 2% 911
Seldom/never 38% 14% 13% 33% 2% 3,746

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 75% 3% 17% 2% 2% 4,959
Once or twice a month 63% 5% 26% 4% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 54% 5% 35% 6% 1% 911
Seldom/never 35% 6% 50% 7% 2% 3,746

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 39% 1% 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 1% 1% 1,161
Several times a year 50% 49% 1% < 1% 911
Seldom/never 39% 58% 1% 1% 3,746

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 5% 2% 4% 1% 4,959
Once or twice a month 65% 21% 6% 7% 1% 1,161
Several times a year 46% 17% 22% 14% 1% 911
Seldom/never 25% 10% 9% 55% 1% 3,746

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 23% 5% 3% 3% 4,959
Once or twice a month 61% 26% 3% 5% 5% 1,161
Several times a year 52% 32% 3% 9% 4% 911
Seldom/never 37% 29% 3% 24% 7% 3,746

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 6% 7% 4,959
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 1,161
Several times a year 89% 7% 4% 911
Seldom/never 79% 14% 6% 3,746

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 6% 4,959
Once or twice a month 84% 10% 6% 1,161
Several times a year 81% 13% 6% 911
Seldom/never 67% 25% 8% 3,746

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 17% 28% 4,959
Once or twice a month 54% 15% 30% 1,161
Several times a year 56% 15% 29% 911
Seldom/never 52% 17% 31% 3,746

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 20% 10% 6% 4,959
Once or twice a month 58% 24% 12% 6% 1,161
Several times a year 60% 24% 11% 4% 911
Seldom/never 51% 27% 15% 7% 3,746

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 32% 2% 3% 4,959
Once or twice a month 60% 35% 2% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 64% 33% 1% 2% 911
Seldom/never 63% 31% 2% 4% 3,746

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 39% 4% 2% 4,959
Once or twice a month 57% 39% 3% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 59% 37% 2% 2% 911
Seldom/never 59% 36% 3% 2% 3,746

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 18% 79% 3% 4,959
Once or twice a month 24% 73% 3% 1,161
Several times a year 31% 66% 3% 911
Seldom/never 39% 56% 5% 3,746

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 5% 92% 4% 4,959
Once or twice a month 9% 87% 5% 1,161
Several times a year 9% 87% 4% 911
Seldom/never 11% 84% 5% 3,746

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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% 43% 3% 4% 4,959
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 2% 2% 1,161
Several times a year 56% 41% 1% 2% 911
Seldom/never 53% 42% 2% 3% 3,746

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,959. 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 6% 18% 2% 69% 6% 4,959
Once or twice a month 12% 23% 2% 59% 4% 1,161
Several times a year 12% 24% 2% 57% 5% 911
Seldom/never 22% 27% 4% 42% 6% 3,746