Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 18,708. 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 12% 8% 7% 73% < 1% 18,708

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 231. 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 14% 11% 15% 60% 1% 231
Catholic 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 23% 15% 11% 51% 1% 2,227
Hindu 8% 12% 8% 72% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 31% 14% 10% 44% < 1% 740
Jewish 10% 9% 11% 70% < 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 14% 9% 10% 67% < 1% 3,464
Mormon 50% 13% 4% 33% < 1% 155
Muslim 22% 9% 8% 59% 1% 105
Orthodox Christian 4% 7% 12% 77% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 5,996

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,124. 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 22% 36% 27% 15% 2,124
Once or twice a month 34% 38% 19% 9% 1,258
Several times a year 31% 34% 22% 13% 1,391
Seldom/never 30% 35% 23% 12% 13,582

Generational cohort among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,124. 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% 13% 29% 31% 10% 1% 2,124
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 31% 23% 5% 1% 1,258
Several times a year 20% 19% 27% 26% 9% 1% 1,391
Seldom/never 19% 19% 28% 27% 7% 1% 13,582

Gender composition among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,152. 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% 62% 2,152
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 1,280
Several times a year 40% 60% 1,413
Seldom/never 48% 52% 13,784

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,120. 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% 20% 4% 20% 4% 2,120
Once or twice a month 52% 16% 4% 24% 4% 1,264
Several times a year 62% 12% 6% 17% 4% 1,401
Seldom/never 72% 7% 4% 13% 4% 13,636

Immigrant status among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,126. 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% 10% 72% 2,126
Once or twice a month 19% 13% 68% 1,262
Several times a year 18% 11% 71% 1,395
Seldom/never 13% 13% 75% 13,641

Income distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 1,890. 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% 18% 25% 17% 1,890
Once or twice a month 37% 20% 26% 16% 1,155
Several times a year 34% 20% 27% 19% 1,277
Seldom/never 29% 20% 28% 23% 12,312

Educational distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,143. 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% 30% 16% 12% 2,143
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 16% 13% 1,277
Several times a year 32% 33% 21% 14% 1,407
Seldom/never 32% 33% 21% 14% 13,734

Marital status among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,142. 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% 9% 14% 6% 26% 2,142
Once or twice a month 42% 8% 14% 4% 31% 1,279
Several times a year 43% 10% 11% 5% 31% 1,408
Seldom/never 43% 10% 12% 4% 31% 13,736

Parent of children under 18 among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,145. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 67% 2,145
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 1,278
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,408
Seldom/never 27% 73% 13,745

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 79% 15% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 66% 24% 4% 1% 4% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 39% 27% 10% 1% 20% 4% 13,784

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 82% 14% 2% 2% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 66% 29% 3% 1% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 56% 35% 6% 3% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 23% 33% 21% 23% 1% 13,784

Attendance at religious services among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 19% 6% < 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 7% < 1% 1,280
Several times a year 29% 62% 9% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 9% 37% 54% < 1% 13,784

Frequency of prayer among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 2% 3% < 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 69% 20% 6% 5% < 1% 1,280
Several times a year 60% 22% 7% 11% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 29% 17% 8% 45% < 1% 13,784

Frequency of meditation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 9% 2% 29% 2% 2,152
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 4% 36% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 37% 12% 9% 41% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 27% 9% 5% 58% 1% 13,784

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 12% 5% 5% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 66% 19% 10% 5% < 1% 1,280
Several times a year 58% 19% 14% 7% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 43% 18% 12% 25% 1% 13,784

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 9% 17% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 47% 21% 13% 17% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 48% 17% 16% 17% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 44% 17% 15% 24% 1% 13,784

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 44% 10% 37% 6% 3% 2,152
Once or twice a month 32% 14% 43% 9% 2% 1,280
Several times a year 27% 15% 47% 10% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 10% 16% 57% 14% 2% 13,784

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 29% 69% 1% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 25% 73% 1% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 13,784

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 11% 5% 14% 1% 2,152
Once or twice a month 43% 28% 9% 19% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 25% 19% 27% 29% < 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 8% 7% 8% 76% < 1% 13,784

Interpreting scripture among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 34% 3% 16% 7% 2,152
Once or twice a month 29% 39% 2% 23% 7% 1,280
Several times a year 20% 41% 2% 29% 8% 1,413
Seldom/never 9% 22% 1% 61% 7% 13,784

Belief in Heaven among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 11% 5% 2,152
Once or twice a month 83% 12% 5% 1,280
Several times a year 79% 15% 6% 1,413
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 13,784

Belief in Hell among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 29% 7% 2,152
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 6% 1,280
Several times a year 59% 34% 7% 1,413
Seldom/never 38% 54% 8% 13,784

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 29% 17% 54% 2,152
Once or twice a month 31% 16% 54% 1,280
Several times a year 30% 16% 53% 1,413
Seldom/never 25% 18% 57% 13,784

Political ideology among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 37% 28% 5% 2,152
Once or twice a month 27% 40% 29% 4% 1,280
Several times a year 26% 43% 27% 5% 1,413
Seldom/never 18% 39% 38% 5% 13,784

Views about size of government among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 55% 3% 3% 2,152
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,280
Several times a year 41% 52% 3% 3% 1,413
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 4% 13,784

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 60% 4% 2% 2,152
Once or twice a month 36% 60% 3% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 36% 59% 3% 1% 1,413
Seldom/never 35% 60% 3% 1% 13,784

Views about abortion among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 3% 2,152
Once or twice a month 59% 39% 2% 1,280
Several times a year 69% 29% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 76% 21% 3% 13,784

Views about homosexuality among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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% 3% 2% 2,152
Once or twice a month 89% 8% 2% 1% 1,280
Several times a year 90% 6% 2% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 95% 3% 1% 1% 13,784

Views about environmental regulation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 62% 3% 3% 2,152
Once or twice a month 32% 65% 2% 2% 1,280
Several times a year 27% 69% 2% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 26% 70% 2% 2% 13,784

Views about human evolution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 2,152. 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 22% 35% 3% 36% 4% 2,152
Once or twice a month 28% 36% 3% 30% 3% 1,280
Several times a year 32% 37% 4% 25% 2% 1,413
Seldom/never 56% 22% 4% 15% 2% 13,784