Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. 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 50% 22% 10% 17% 1% 11,214
2007 51% 25% 9% 14% 1% 11,431

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

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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 40% 20% 14% 26% < 1% 105
Catholic 51% 24% 12% 14% < 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 66% 23% 6% 5% < 1% 2,367
Hindu 47% 14% 15% 24% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 72% 16% 7% 4% 1% 652
Jewish 21% 20% 11% 46% 2% 428
Mainline Protestant 48% 27% 10% 14% 1% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 46% 27% 10% 14% 4% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 18% 10% 43% 1% 1,668

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,384. 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 19% 37% 30% 14% 5,384
Weekly 27% 36% 25% 12% 2,457
Monthly 27% 37% 24% 11% 1,074
Seldom/never 38% 32% 19% 12% 1,999

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,384. 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 11% 14% 31% 35% 8% 1% 5,384
Weekly 18% 16% 29% 29% 8% 1% 2,457
Monthly 19% 19% 27% 28% 7% 1% 1,074
Seldom/never 25% 20% 25% 22% 7% 1% 1,999

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 60% 5,488
Weekly 48% 52% 2,491
Monthly 62% 38% 1,089
Seldom/never 66% 34% 2,040
Don't know 57% 43% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,419. 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% 16% 4% 16% 4% 5,419
Weekly 68% 10% 3% 15% 3% 2,461
Monthly 63% 8% 6% 19% 4% 1,083
Seldom/never 71% 6% 7% 13% 3% 2,013
Don't know 70% 19% 3% 7% 2% 100

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,418. 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% 10% 75% 5,418
Weekly 13% 11% 76% 2,466
Monthly 19% 11% 70% 1,069
Seldom/never 17% 13% 70% 2,011
Don't know 17% 7% 76% 102

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 4,860. 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 39% 20% 24% 17% 4,860
Weekly 29% 21% 28% 21% 2,219
Monthly 29% 18% 28% 26% 982
Seldom/never 24% 20% 28% 29% 1,827

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,460. 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% 34% 15% 9% 5,460
Weekly 39% 33% 17% 11% 2,485
Monthly 41% 29% 17% 13% 1,083
Seldom/never 32% 32% 22% 15% 2,032
Don't know 39% 33% 15% 14% 105

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,465. 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 46% 8% 16% 7% 23% 5,465
Weekly 46% 8% 12% 5% 29% 2,486
Monthly 46% 11% 11% 3% 29% 1,086
Seldom/never 44% 9% 8% 3% 36% 2,030
Don't know 42% 2% 23% 10% 22% 102

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,471. 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 33% 67% 5,471
Weekly 31% 69% 2,483
Monthly 30% 70% 1,086
Seldom/never 26% 74% 2,030
Don't know 25% 75% 103

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 16% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5,488
Weekly 61% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2,491
Monthly 41% 42% 11% 1% 4% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 22% 32% 16% 1% 23% 6% 2,040
Don't know 65% 13% 2% 14% 1% 5% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 29% 3% 1% < 1% 5,488
Weekly 36% 55% 7% 1% < 1% 2,491
Monthly 21% 62% 15% 2% < 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 8% 41% 37% 13% < 1% 2,040
Don't know 54% 33% 5% 3% 6% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 13% 16% 17% 54% < 1% 5,488
Weekly 5% 11% 14% 70% < 1% 2,491
Monthly 2% 7% 13% 77% < 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 1% 3% 6% 90% < 1% 2,040
Don't know 8% 13% 14% 45% 20% 106

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 46% 8% 4% 41% 1% 5,488
Weekly 28% 12% 6% 54% 1% 2,491
Monthly 16% 16% 10% 57% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 14% 11% 7% 66% 1% 2,040
Don't know 31% 4% 7% 35% 23% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 16% 9% 7% 1% 5,488
Weekly 43% 26% 17% 13% 1% 2,491
Monthly 33% 24% 21% 20% 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 30% 19% 17% 33% 1% 2,040
Don't know 46% 15% 15% 8% 16% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 14% 13% 24% 1% 5,488
Weekly 37% 20% 17% 26% 1% 2,491
Monthly 33% 18% 22% 26% 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 38% 17% 17% 27% 1% 2,040
Don't know 36% 22% 13% 21% 8% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 34% 9% 47% 6% 3% 5,488
Weekly 20% 14% 54% 10% 2% 2,491
Monthly 12% 15% 60% 12% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 6% 17% 59% 16% 2% 2,040
Don't know 24% 4% 59% 3% 10% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 33% 64% 2% 1% 5,488
Weekly 28% 70% 1% 1% 2,491
Monthly 26% 73% 1% < 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 20% 79% 1% < 1% 2,040
Don't know 29% 61% 3% 8% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 18% 13% 31% 1% 5,488
Weekly 13% 17% 17% 52% < 1% 2,491
Monthly 4% 11% 17% 67% < 1% 1,089
Seldom/never 2% 4% 10% 84% < 1% 2,040
Don't know 16% 13% 17% 35% 19% 106

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 34% 3% 20% 8% 5,488
Weekly 21% 39% 2% 30% 8% 2,491
Monthly 14% 32% 2% 43% 8% 1,089
Seldom/never 7% 16% 1% 67% 9% 2,040
Don't know 21% 16% 7% 27% 30% 106

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 8% 5% 5,488
Weekly 83% 12% 6% 2,491
Monthly 74% 19% 7% 1,089
Seldom/never 45% 45% 9% 2,040
Don't know 73% 10% 17% 106

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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 68% 24% 8% 5,488
Weekly 62% 30% 8% 2,491
Monthly 53% 39% 8% 1,089
Seldom/never 32% 61% 8% 2,040
Don't know 46% 23% 31% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 17% 46% 5,488
Weekly 39% 16% 45% 2,491
Monthly 36% 18% 46% 1,089
Seldom/never 28% 17% 55% 2,040
Don't know 25% 39% 36% 106

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 36% 22% 6% 5,488
Weekly 33% 39% 24% 5% 2,491
Monthly 28% 41% 25% 6% 1,089
Seldom/never 21% 40% 33% 6% 2,040
Don't know 28% 36% 16% 20% 106

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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 49% 45% 3% 3% 5,488
Weekly 52% 43% 2% 2% 2,491
Monthly 51% 44% 2% 3% 1,089
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 3% 2,040
Don't know 40% 40% 6% 13% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 49% 4% 2% 5,488
Weekly 47% 50% 2% 1% 2,491
Monthly 46% 49% 3% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 39% 57% 3% 1% 2,040
Don't know 31% 49% 7% 13% 106

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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% 43% 4% 5,488
Weekly 60% 37% 3% 2,491
Monthly 64% 33% 4% 1,089
Seldom/never 75% 22% 3% 2,040
Don't know 41% 31% 28% 106

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 29% 5% 3% 5,488
Weekly 73% 21% 3% 3% 2,491
Monthly 75% 20% 3% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 83% 13% 3% 2% 2,040
Don't know 47% 28% 8% 17% 106

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,488. 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% 38% 9% 5,488
Weekly 64% 29% 7% 2,491
Monthly 65% 29% 7% 1,089
Seldom/never 76% 18% 6% 2,040
Don't know 35% 32% 33% 106

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 39% 56% 2% 3% 5,488
Weekly 37% 60% 1% 2% 2,491
Monthly 37% 59% 2% 2% 1,089
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 2% 2,040
Don't know 25% 56% 7% 12% 106

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of prayer

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 5,488. 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 21% 34% 4% 37% 4% 5,488
Weekly 35% 32% 4% 27% 2% 2,491
Monthly 43% 26% 4% 23% 3% 1,089
Seldom/never 64% 16% 5% 13% 2% 2,040
Don't know 23% 17% 14% 33% 14% 106