Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,155. 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 84% 12% 1% 3% 1% 13,155
2007 83% 12% 2% 2% 1% 14,919

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Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more by religious group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 78% 17% 2% 3% 1% 3,092
Evangelical Protestant 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 5,177
Historically Black Protestant 88% 9% 1% 1% 1% 1,070
Jehovah's Witness 93% 4% 1% 1% 1% 207
Jewish 62% 22% 6% 9% 1% 148
Mainline Protestant 77% 17% 2% 3% 1% 2,192
Mormon 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 514
Muslim 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 67% 12% 4% 16% 1% 284

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,800. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 15% 32% 28% 25% 10,800
Weekly 24% 29% 27% 21% 1,474
Monthly 39% 27% 16% 17% 155
Seldom/never 31% 31% 20% 18% 313
Don't know 6% 24% 26% 44% 101

Generational cohort among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,800. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 9% 11% 27% 34% 17% 2% 10,800
Weekly 16% 12% 24% 33% 13% 1% 1,474
Monthly 30% 17% 19% 21% 11% 2% 155
Seldom/never 23% 12% 27% 24% 12% 2% 313
Don't know 6% 2% 22% 34% 31% 5% 101

Gender composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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% 11,070
Weekly 53% 47% 1,495
Monthly 56% 44% 157
Seldom/never 58% 42% 315
Don't know 39% 61% 118

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,911. 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 63% 16% 2% 15% 4% 10,911
Weekly 61% 13% 4% 20% 2% 1,470
Monthly 48% 15% 5% 32% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 59% 10% 6% 23% 3% 311
Don't know 59% 11% 3% 19% 9% 109

Immigrant status among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,934. 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% 8% 77% 10,934
Weekly 19% 10% 71% 1,477
Monthly 29% 13% 57% 155
Seldom/never 26% 16% 59% 310
Don't know 22% 7% 70% 112

Income distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 9,380. 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% 21% 28% 16% 9,380
Weekly 35% 20% 27% 18% 1,303
Monthly 33% 21% 22% 23% 130
Seldom/never 37% 20% 26% 18% 275

Educational distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,010. 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% 31% 17% 11% 11,010
Weekly 46% 27% 16% 11% 1,487
Monthly 45% 29% 12% 13% 157
Seldom/never 51% 20% 15% 14% 313
Don't know 43% 26% 18% 12% 107

Marital status among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,023. 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 59% 3% 12% 9% 17% 11,023
Weekly 54% 4% 10% 6% 27% 1,489
Monthly 45% 6% 7% 7% 35% 157
Seldom/never 39% 4% 13% 6% 39% 312
Don't know 58% 1% 12% 14% 15% 113

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,024. 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 31% 69% 11,024
Weekly 30% 70% 1,489
Monthly 28% 72% 156
Seldom/never 22% 78% 313
Don't know 15% 85% 115

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 91% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11,070
Weekly 74% 23% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,495
Monthly 52% 38% 5% 1% 3% 1% 157
Seldom/never 40% 33% 9% 3% 11% 4% 315
Don't know 70% 18% 1% 8% < 1% 4% 118

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 11,070
Weekly 73% 25% 1% 1% < 1% 1,495
Monthly 61% 34% 1% 3% 1% 157
Seldom/never 44% 37% 15% 4% < 1% 315
Don't know 79% 14% < 1% < 1% 7% 118

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 62% 13% 8% 16% 1% 11,070
Weekly 38% 16% 11% 35% < 1% 1,495
Monthly 27% 14% 8% 51% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 22% 11% 10% 55% 1% 315
Don't know 32% 11% 5% 30% 22% 118

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 62% 7% 2% 27% 2% 11,070
Weekly 37% 11% 6% 45% 1% 1,495
Monthly 29% 13% 5% 52% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 23% 7% 4% 64% 1% 315
Don't know 44% 8% 1% 32% 16% 118

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 11,070
Weekly 63% 19% 10% 6% 1% 1,495
Monthly 46% 22% 13% 18% 1% 157
Seldom/never 45% 16% 6% 30% 3% 315
Don't know 63% 7% 3% 12% 15% 118

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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% 16% 9% 20% 2% 11,070
Weekly 38% 17% 14% 30% 1% 1,495
Monthly 36% 12% 19% 32% 1% 157
Seldom/never 39% 17% 14% 28% 1% 315
Don't know 51% 7% 6% 23% 13% 118

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 66% 5% 24% 3% 3% 11,070
Weekly 38% 10% 42% 8% 3% 1,495
Monthly 26% 9% 51% 12% 2% 157
Seldom/never 28% 14% 46% 10% 2% 315
Don't know 43% 5% 36% < 1% 16% 118

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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% 49% 2% 1% 11,070
Weekly 32% 65% 2% 1% 1,495
Monthly 24% 75% < 1% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% < 1% 315
Don't know 43% 49% 3% 5% 118

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 76% 9% 4% 10% 1% 11,070
Weekly 40% 17% 11% 32% < 1% 1,495
Monthly 18% 15% 17% 49% 1% 157
Seldom/never 22% 8% 8% 62% 1% 315
Don't know 41% 22% 4% 18% 16% 118

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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% 30% 4% 6% 5% 11,070
Weekly 36% 38% 2% 18% 6% 1,495
Monthly 35% 35% < 1% 22% 8% 157
Seldom/never 22% 25% 1% 47% 5% 315
Don't know 29% 15% 16% 15% 26% 118

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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 88% 6% 6% 11,070
Weekly 88% 8% 5% 1,495
Monthly 86% 10% 4% 157
Seldom/never 64% 30% 7% 315
Don't know 65% 10% 25% 118

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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 77% 15% 7% 11,070
Weekly 70% 23% 7% 1,495
Monthly 59% 37% 4% 157
Seldom/never 49% 44% 8% 315
Don't know 56% 21% 23% 118

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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% 17% 35% 11,070
Weekly 41% 15% 44% 1,495
Monthly 32% 24% 44% 157
Seldom/never 30% 21% 50% 315
Don't know 29% 33% 39% 118

Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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% 27% 13% 6% 11,070
Weekly 40% 37% 20% 4% 1,495
Monthly 18% 47% 30% 4% 157
Seldom/never 23% 36% 32% 8% 315
Don't know 37% 31% 11% 22% 118

Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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% 37% 3% 4% 11,070
Weekly 52% 43% 3% 3% 1,495
Monthly 40% 56% 2% 3% 157
Seldom/never 39% 55% 1% 4% 315
Don't know 46% 28% 6% 19% 118

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 50% 43% 4% 2% 11,070
Weekly 47% 47% 4% 2% 1,495
Monthly 42% 54% 1% 3% 157
Seldom/never 35% 60% 5% 1% 315
Don't know 40% 44% 3% 13% 118

Views about abortion among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 30% 66% 4% 11,070
Weekly 45% 51% 4% 1,495
Monthly 48% 51% 2% 157
Seldom/never 52% 45% 3% 315
Don't know 32% 42% 26% 118

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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% 5% 4% 11,070
Weekly 59% 35% 4% 2% 1,495
Monthly 68% 29% 1% 2% 157
Seldom/never 69% 22% 4% 4% 315
Don't know 41% 34% 8% 18% 118

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,070. 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 27% 65% 7% 11,070
Weekly 46% 46% 7% 1,495
Monthly 61% 34% 4% 157
Seldom/never 60% 29% 11% 315
Don't know 34% 47% 19% 118

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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% 49% 3% 4% 11,070
Weekly 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,495
Monthly 33% 63% < 1% 4% 157
Seldom/never 38% 56% 2% 3% 315
Don't know 34% 45% 6% 14% 118

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services weekly or more by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 11,070. 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 10% 25% 3% 56% 6% 11,070
Weekly 22% 34% 3% 36% 4% 1,495
Monthly 28% 37% 3% 31% 2% 157
Seldom/never 44% 24% 3% 24% 4% 315
Don't know 10% 15% 14% 45% 16% 118