Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 13,339. 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 23% 10% 8% 58% 1% 13,339
2007 23% 9% 8% 59% 1% 14,306

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 134. 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 17% 17% 14% 50% 1% 134
Catholic 19% 11% 10% 59% 1% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 40% 13% 10% 37% 1% 2,210
Hindu 12% 19% 19% 50% < 1% 103
Historically Black Protestant 45% 15% 9% 30% 1% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 82% 4% 7% 5% 2% 109
Jewish 15% 12% 10% 63% < 1% 442
Mainline Protestant 20% 11% 10% 59% < 1% 1,908
Mormon 57% 10% 3% 31% < 1% 119
Muslim 37% 11% 15% 37% 1% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 4% 4% 87% < 1% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,813. 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 20% 35% 29% 17% 2,813
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 20% 11% 1,153
Several times a year 29% 36% 22% 14% 1,075
Seldom/never 30% 34% 23% 13% 7,979

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,813. 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% 13% 29% 33% 12% 1% 2,813
Once or twice a month 21% 16% 31% 25% 6% 1% 1,153
Several times a year 18% 19% 27% 25% 9% 1% 1,075
Seldom/never 19% 18% 27% 27% 8% 1% 7,979

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,882. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 65% 2,882
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 1,176
Several times a year 41% 59% 1,090
Seldom/never 44% 56% 8,101

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,845. 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 31% 33% 4% 28% 4% 2,845
Once or twice a month 34% 28% 5% 30% 4% 1,168
Several times a year 44% 20% 7% 25% 4% 1,081
Seldom/never 60% 12% 5% 19% 4% 8,030

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,818. 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% 8% 62% 2,818
Once or twice a month 28% 10% 62% 1,150
Several times a year 28% 10% 62% 1,069
Seldom/never 19% 12% 69% 7,978

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,464. 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% 18% 17% 8% 2,464
Once or twice a month 52% 19% 19% 10% 1,044
Several times a year 45% 22% 22% 12% 994
Seldom/never 40% 19% 23% 18% 7,204

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,857. 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% 25% 10% 7% 2,857
Once or twice a month 55% 24% 10% 10% 1,171
Several times a year 46% 29% 14% 11% 1,085
Seldom/never 41% 29% 17% 13% 8,059

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,869. 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% 7% 17% 8% 25% 2,869
Once or twice a month 37% 9% 15% 5% 34% 1,172
Several times a year 40% 9% 13% 5% 33% 1,086
Seldom/never 38% 10% 14% 5% 32% 8,068

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,870. 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% 2,870
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 1,172
Several times a year 34% 66% 1,088
Seldom/never 28% 72% 8,077

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1,176
Several times a year 69% 23% 3% 1% 3% < 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 45% 25% 9% 1% 18% 3% 8,101

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 75% 22% 2% 1% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 65% 29% 4% 2% < 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 32% 31% 18% 20% 1% 8,101

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 15% 5% < 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 49% 44% 6% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 28% 63% 9% < 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 12% 39% 49% < 1% 8,101

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 11% 2% 2% 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 71% 19% 5% 5% < 1% 1,176
Several times a year 63% 21% 7% 8% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 36% 16% 8% 40% < 1% 8,101

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 7% 2% 21% 2% 2,882
Once or twice a month 46% 16% 4% 32% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 39% 11% 10% 38% 2% 1,090
Seldom/never 29% 9% 5% 56% 1% 8,101

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 8% 4% 5% 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 66% 20% 8% 5% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 57% 17% 15% 10% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 45% 17% 12% 24% 1% 8,101

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 2,882
Once or twice a month 43% 23% 14% 19% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 41% 16% 19% 23% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 42% 15% 14% 28% 1% 8,101

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 7% 28% 6% 2% 2,882
Once or twice a month 42% 10% 37% 10% 2% 1,176
Several times a year 33% 12% 43% 10% 2% 1,090
Seldom/never 16% 15% 53% 15% 2% 8,101

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 67% 1% 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 8,101

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 8% 3% 9% 1% 2,882
Once or twice a month 49% 29% 8% 13% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 28% 18% 29% 24% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 12% 8% 8% 72% < 1% 8,101

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 23% 3% 7% 4% 2,882
Once or twice a month 48% 30% 2% 15% 5% 1,176
Several times a year 38% 33% 3% 21% 5% 1,090
Seldom/never 19% 21% 1% 52% 7% 8,101

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 7% 5% 2,882
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 1,176
Several times a year 83% 13% 4% 1,090
Seldom/never 60% 33% 7% 8,101

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 2,882
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 5% 1,176
Several times a year 66% 28% 6% 1,090
Seldom/never 45% 48% 7% 8,101

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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 20% 22% 57% 2,882
Once or twice a month 21% 17% 62% 1,176
Several times a year 21% 19% 60% 1,090
Seldom/never 14% 17% 69% 8,101

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,882. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 31% 26% 9% 2,882
Once or twice a month 30% 35% 30% 6% 1,176
Several times a year 29% 36% 28% 7% 1,090
Seldom/never 17% 32% 45% 6% 8,101

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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 26% 68% 4% 3% 2,882
Once or twice a month 29% 67% 3% 1% 1,176
Several times a year 28% 68% 2% 2% 1,090
Seldom/never 23% 73% 3% 1% 8,101

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 55% 5% 2,882
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 3% 1,176
Several times a year 58% 38% 4% 1,090
Seldom/never 70% 28% 3% 8,101

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 47% 4% 4% 2,882
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 3% 2% 1,176
Several times a year 69% 25% 2% 4% 1,090
Seldom/never 82% 14% 2% 2% 8,101

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,882. 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 36% 56% 9% 2,882
Once or twice a month 53% 40% 7% 1,176
Several times a year 59% 33% 8% 1,090
Seldom/never 76% 19% 5% 8,101

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 61% 2% 4% 2,882
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 1% 3% 1,176
Several times a year 29% 68% 2% 2% 1,090
Seldom/never 22% 74% 1% 3% 8,101

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 2,882. 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% 25% 2% 51% 5% 2,882
Once or twice a month 25% 31% 3% 36% 4% 1,176
Several times a year 28% 30% 3% 35% 4% 1,090
Seldom/never 51% 22% 4% 21% 3% 8,101