Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 11,374. 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 41% 12% 9% 38% 1% 11,374

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form by religious group

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 23% 11% 12% 53% 1% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 53% 13% 9% 24% 1% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 51% 13% 8% 26% 1% 853
Jehovah's Witness 89% 2% 3% 5% 2% 182
Jewish 41% 8% 10% 40% 1% 110
Mainline Protestant 31% 14% 8% 47% 1% 1,626
Mormon 80% 6% 3% 11% < 1% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 7% 8% 73% < 1% 959

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 humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,747. 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 14% 33% 30% 22% 4,747
Once or twice a month 21% 38% 25% 16% 1,222
Several times a year 19% 36% 28% 17% 1,002
Seldom/never 17% 33% 29% 20% 4,061

Generational cohort among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,747. 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% 9% 29% 36% 15% 2% 4,747
Once or twice a month 12% 16% 32% 30% 10% 1% 1,222
Several times a year 13% 13% 29% 32% 12% 1% 1,002
Seldom/never 10% 12% 28% 35% 13% 2% 4,061

Gender composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 42% 58% 4,872
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 1,247
Several times a year 45% 55% 1,023
Seldom/never 46% 54% 4,143

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,800. 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% 18% 2% 14% 4% 4,800
Once or twice a month 59% 16% 4% 18% 4% 1,226
Several times a year 62% 12% 5% 16% 4% 1,009
Seldom/never 67% 11% 3% 15% 4% 4,095

Immigrant status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,817. 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% 7% 78% 4,817
Once or twice a month 16% 7% 77% 1,228
Several times a year 18% 8% 74% 1,013
Seldom/never 13% 10% 77% 4,070

Income distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,158. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 22% 28% 13% 4,158
Once or twice a month 40% 19% 25% 15% 1,081
Several times a year 35% 24% 27% 14% 891
Seldom/never 41% 23% 23% 13% 3,551

Educational distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,845. 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% 33% 15% 7% 4,845
Once or twice a month 47% 34% 13% 7% 1,243
Several times a year 45% 34% 13% 8% 1,016
Seldom/never 54% 32% 10% 5% 4,119

Marital status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,848. 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% 2% 13% 8% 17% 4,848
Once or twice a month 52% 6% 12% 7% 22% 1,242
Several times a year 51% 6% 13% 7% 23% 1,020
Seldom/never 46% 7% 16% 9% 23% 4,119

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,847. 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% 4,847
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 1,244
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,020
Seldom/never 27% 73% 4,132

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,247
Several times a year 87% 11% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 72% 18% 4% 1% 4% 1% 4,143

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 94% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 85% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 1,247
Several times a year 76% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 53% 31% 8% 6% 1% 4,143

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 89% 8% 3% < 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 5% < 1% 1,247
Several times a year 41% 54% 5% < 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 21% 42% 37% 1% 4,143

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 80% 15% 3% 1% 1% 1,247
Several times a year 76% 16% 4% 3% 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 55% 19% 7% 18% 1% 4,143

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 66% 5% 2% 25% 2% 4,872
Once or twice a month 47% 12% 4% 36% 2% 1,247
Several times a year 40% 11% 6% 40% 2% 1,023
Seldom/never 32% 7% 4% 56% 2% 4,143

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 88% 6% 3% 3% 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 75% 16% 5% 3% < 1% 1,247
Several times a year 64% 17% 12% 6% < 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 53% 16% 10% 20% 1% 4,143

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 55% 15% 8% 20% 2% 4,872
Once or twice a month 42% 23% 12% 22% 2% 1,247
Several times a year 36% 18% 16% 28% 2% 1,023
Seldom/never 36% 13% 13% 37% 2% 4,143

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 75% 3% 18% 3% 2% 4,872
Once or twice a month 58% 5% 30% 4% 2% 1,247
Several times a year 50% 6% 38% 5% 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 34% 7% 52% 6% 2% 4,143

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 57% 40% 2% 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 46% 52% 1% 1% 1,247
Several times a year 44% 55% 1% < 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 34% 63% 2% 1% 4,143

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 87% 6% 1% 5% 1% 4,872
Once or twice a month 63% 22% 5% 9% 1% 1,247
Several times a year 44% 18% 23% 14% 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 23% 11% 9% 56% 1% 4,143

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 67% 22% 5% 3% 3% 4,872
Once or twice a month 57% 28% 3% 7% 4% 1,247
Several times a year 51% 33% 3% 9% 4% 1,023
Seldom/never 35% 33% 3% 22% 7% 4,143

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 86% 7% 7% 4,872
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 5% 1,247
Several times a year 88% 7% 5% 1,023
Seldom/never 82% 13% 5% 4,143

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 80% 14% 6% 4,872
Once or twice a month 82% 12% 5% 1,247
Several times a year 76% 17% 7% 1,023
Seldom/never 66% 27% 8% 4,143

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 52% 18% 29% 4,872
Once or twice a month 52% 13% 35% 1,247
Several times a year 51% 17% 32% 1,023
Seldom/never 41% 19% 39% 4,143

Political ideology among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 60% 21% 11% 8% 4,872
Once or twice a month 53% 28% 14% 4% 1,247
Several times a year 53% 29% 14% 4% 1,023
Seldom/never 42% 33% 18% 7% 4,143

Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 59% 35% 2% 3% 4,872
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 2% 3% 1,247
Several times a year 57% 40% 2% 2% 1,023
Seldom/never 56% 39% 2% 3% 4,143

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 54% 40% 4% 2% 4,872
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 4% 1% 1,247
Several times a year 52% 43% 4% 1% 1,023
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 2% 4,143

Views about abortion among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 23% 73% 4% 4,872
Once or twice a month 30% 67% 2% 1,247
Several times a year 38% 59% 3% 1,023
Seldom/never 47% 49% 4% 4,143

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 24% 68% 5% 3% 4,872
Once or twice a month 41% 52% 4% 3% 1,247
Several times a year 42% 49% 4% 5% 1,023
Seldom/never 57% 35% 4% 4% 4,143

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 16% 77% 7% 4,872
Once or twice a month 31% 63% 6% 1,247
Several times a year 33% 59% 9% 1,023
Seldom/never 46% 46% 8% 4,143

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 4,872. 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.
At least once a week 50% 43% 3% 3% 4,872
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 2% 3% 1,247
Several times a year 49% 47% 1% 3% 1,023
Seldom/never 46% 48% 2% 3% 4,143