Frequency of prayer among 50-64 year olds

% of 50-64 year olds who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,296. 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 61% 16% 5% 17% 1% 10,296
2007 61% 16% 5% 16% 2% 10,484

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

Frequency of prayer among 50-64 year olds by religious group

% of 50-64 year olds who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 59% 22% 7% 12% 1% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 82% 9% 3% 4% 1% 622
Jewish 30% 19% 12% 39% 1% 236
Mainline Protestant 58% 20% 6% 14% 1% 1,819
Mormon 84% 8% 4% 4% 1% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 12% 6% 56% 1% 1,838

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 6,113
Weekly < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,608
Monthly < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 551
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,931

Gender composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 41% 59% 6,113
Weekly 52% 48% 1,608
Monthly 63% 37% 551
Seldom/never 66% 34% 1,931

Racial and ethnic composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,004. 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 daily 67% 15% 2% 12% 4% 6,004
Weekly 76% 8% 2% 12% 2% 1,584
Monthly 79% 7% 3% 9% 2% 548
Seldom/never 83% 4% 3% 7% 3% 1,912

Immigrant status among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,047. 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 daily 12% 6% 82% 6,047
Weekly 11% 7% 82% 1,596
Monthly 12% 8% 80% 547
Seldom/never 12% 7% 80% 1,921

Income distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,422. 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 daily 35% 19% 28% 18% 5,422
Weekly 30% 18% 29% 24% 1,455
Monthly 25% 16% 26% 32% 497
Seldom/never 22% 17% 29% 32% 1,761

Educational distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,094. 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 daily 43% 31% 16% 10% 6,094
Weekly 44% 29% 16% 11% 1,602
Monthly 38% 31% 18% 12% 550
Seldom/never 37% 25% 21% 17% 1,926

Marital status among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,094. 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 daily 60% 4% 21% 6% 9% 6,094
Weekly 59% 5% 20% 6% 10% 1,601
Monthly 66% 5% 14% 5% 10% 551
Seldom/never 58% 8% 18% 4% 12% 1,924

Parent of children under 18 among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,103. 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 daily 15% 85% 6,103
Weekly 15% 85% 1,606
Monthly 18% 82% 549
Seldom/never 14% 86% 1,928

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say they…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 6,113. 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 daily 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,113
Weekly 65% 29% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1,608
Monthly 43% 43% 9% 1% 2% 2% 551
Seldom/never 19% 29% 12% 1% 31% 7% 1,931

Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 80% 15% 3% 2% 1% 6,113
Weekly 44% 45% 8% 3% < 1% 1,608
Monthly 21% 57% 15% 7% < 1% 551
Seldom/never 8% 26% 30% 36% 1% 1,931

Attendance at religious services among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 53% 32% 15% < 1% 6,113
Weekly 27% 44% 28% < 1% 1,608
Monthly 6% 57% 36% 1% 551
Seldom/never 4% 24% 72% < 1% 1,931

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 40% 10% 9% 40% < 1% 6,113
Weekly 14% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 1,608
Monthly 3% 5% 7% 85% < 1% 551
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,931

Frequency of meditation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 57% 6% 3% 32% 2% 6,113
Weekly 33% 11% 6% 49% 1% 1,608
Monthly 17% 14% 8% 59% 2% 551
Seldom/never 19% 8% 5% 68% < 1% 1,931

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 78% 10% 6% 6% 1% 6,113
Weekly 51% 21% 14% 13% 1% 1,608
Monthly 34% 22% 18% 25% 1% 551
Seldom/never 29% 14% 14% 41% 2% 1,931

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 54% 14% 10% 21% 2% 6,113
Weekly 38% 18% 16% 27% 1% 1,608
Monthly 31% 17% 18% 31% 2% 551
Seldom/never 39% 15% 15% 31% 1% 1,931

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 52% 6% 35% 4% 3% 6,113
Weekly 26% 11% 53% 8% 2% 1,608
Monthly 14% 12% 61% 11% 3% 551
Seldom/never 6% 15% 61% 16% 3% 1,931

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 6,113. 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 daily 44% 53% 2% 1% 6,113
Weekly 34% 63% 1% 1% 1,608
Monthly 29% 70% 1% < 1% 551
Seldom/never 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,931

Frequency of reading scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 57% 11% 7% 24% 1% 6,113
Weekly 19% 13% 14% 54% < 1% 1,608
Monthly 4% 7% 14% 75% < 1% 551
Seldom/never 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,931

Interpreting scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 6,113. 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 daily 47% 28% 4% 15% 7% 6,113
Weekly 27% 33% 2% 31% 8% 1,608
Monthly 16% 27% 2% 44% 11% 551
Seldom/never 8% 12% 1% 72% 6% 1,931

Belief in Heaven among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 85% 8% 7% 6,113
Weekly 78% 14% 8% 1,608
Monthly 72% 19% 8% 551
Seldom/never 34% 56% 10% 1,931

Belief in Hell among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 70% 21% 8% 6,113
Weekly 60% 31% 9% 1,608
Monthly 53% 40% 8% 551
Seldom/never 25% 67% 9% 1,931

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 43% 16% 41% 6,113
Weekly 38% 15% 48% 1,608
Monthly 40% 13% 48% 551
Seldom/never 29% 18% 53% 1,931

Political ideology among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 48% 29% 18% 6% 6,113
Weekly 37% 38% 22% 4% 1,608
Monthly 36% 36% 24% 4% 551
Seldom/never 22% 36% 37% 5% 1,931

Views about size of government among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 55% 38% 3% 4% 6,113
Weekly 55% 37% 4% 3% 1,608
Monthly 57% 38% 2% 3% 551
Seldom/never 50% 43% 3% 4% 1,931

Views about government aid to the poor among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 48% 46% 4% 2% 6,113
Weekly 47% 48% 3% 2% 1,608
Monthly 46% 48% 3% 2% 551
Seldom/never 37% 57% 4% 2% 1,931

Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 43% 52% 5% 6,113
Weekly 59% 37% 4% 1,608
Monthly 68% 29% 3% 551
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 1,931

Views about homosexuality among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 48% 43% 5% 4% 6,113
Weekly 65% 27% 4% 4% 1,608
Monthly 69% 26% 3% 2% 551
Seldom/never 78% 16% 4% 3% 1,931

Views about same-sex marriage among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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 daily 37% 54% 8% 6,113
Weekly 56% 36% 7% 1,608
Monthly 58% 34% 8% 551
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 1,931

Views about environmental regulation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 6,113. 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 daily 45% 50% 2% 3% 6,113
Weekly 39% 56% 2% 2% 1,608
Monthly 39% 56% 1% 3% 551
Seldom/never 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,931

Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of prayer

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 6,113. 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 daily 15% 29% 3% 48% 5% 6,113
Weekly 29% 33% 4% 32% 3% 1,608
Monthly 39% 29% 6% 22% 4% 551
Seldom/never 65% 13% 5% 13% 3% 1,931