Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. 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 48% 17% 6% 28% 1% 21,955

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 39% 18% 11% 31% 1% 212
Catholic 56% 21% 8% 15% 1% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 72% 18% 4% 6% 1% 3,811
Hindu 49% 16% 9% 26% < 1% 158
Historically Black Protestant 79% 13% 4% 4% 1% 1,290
Jewish 24% 18% 8% 49% 1% 633
Mainline Protestant 51% 24% 8% 15% 1% 3,901
Mormon 74% 11% 5% 10% < 1% 267
Muslim 67% 11% 6% 15% 2% 178
Orthodox Christian 54% 21% 10% 13% 3% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 10% 7% 65% < 1% 5,875

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,210. 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% 34% 28% 20% 10,210
Weekly 28% 34% 24% 14% 3,534
Monthly 30% 36% 22% 12% 1,369
Seldom/never 36% 34% 18% 12% 6,253
Don't know 6% 24% 34% 36% 184

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,210. 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% 13% 28% 32% 13% 2% 10,210
Weekly 18% 16% 28% 29% 9% 1% 3,534
Monthly 20% 19% 26% 27% 7% 1% 1,369
Seldom/never 24% 20% 26% 22% 7% 1% 6,253
Don't know 5% 3% 22% 44% 22% 4% 184

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 63% 10,436
Weekly 46% 54% 3,581
Monthly 56% 44% 1,384
Seldom/never 62% 38% 6,341
Don't know 50% 50% 213

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,307. 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 56% 18% 4% 18% 4% 10,307
Weekly 66% 10% 4% 16% 3% 3,543
Monthly 63% 9% 5% 18% 3% 1,374
Seldom/never 74% 4% 6% 12% 3% 6,267
Don't know 65% 11% 3% 14% 6% 198

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,268. 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 17% 10% 73% 10,268
Weekly 15% 10% 75% 3,541
Monthly 16% 13% 71% 1,360
Seldom/never 14% 13% 73% 6,266
Don't know 16% 9% 75% 203

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 8,999. 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 42% 21% 23% 14% 8,999
Weekly 35% 20% 26% 18% 3,161
Monthly 33% 19% 24% 24% 1,236
Seldom/never 28% 21% 27% 24% 5,694
Don't know 45% 18% 19% 18% 123

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,368. 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% 31% 14% 9% 10,368
Weekly 43% 30% 16% 10% 3,566
Monthly 42% 31% 15% 12% 1,377
Seldom/never 35% 30% 21% 14% 6,327
Don't know 43% 27% 16% 14% 205

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,390. 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% 7% 16% 9% 22% 10,390
Weekly 44% 8% 13% 5% 30% 3,569
Monthly 43% 11% 10% 4% 33% 1,380
Seldom/never 39% 11% 10% 3% 37% 6,313
Don't know 45% 4% 17% 11% 24% 200

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,400. 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% 70% 10,400
Weekly 30% 70% 3,571
Monthly 28% 72% 1,379
Seldom/never 24% 76% 6,323
Don't know 10% 90% 208

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 10,436
Weekly 60% 32% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 3,581
Monthly 38% 42% 11% 1% 5% 3% 1,384
Seldom/never 15% 24% 14% 1% 40% 7% 6,341
Don't know 57% 16% 3% 10% < 1% 13% 213

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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 74% 20% 3% 2% 1% 10,436
Weekly 40% 47% 10% 3% 1% 3,581
Monthly 19% 53% 20% 7% 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 6% 22% 30% 41% 1% 6,341
Don't know 47% 31% 4% 6% 13% 213

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 35% 18% 1% 10,436
Weekly 25% 48% 26% < 1% 3,581
Monthly 9% 56% 35% < 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 4% 25% 71% < 1% 6,341
Don't know 24% 32% 27% 17% 213

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 12% 10% 44% 1% 10,436
Weekly 13% 10% 10% 67% < 1% 3,581
Monthly 4% 6% 9% 81% < 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 6,341
Don't know 10% 4% 8% 50% 27% 213

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 8% 3% 34% 2% 10,436
Weekly 31% 12% 6% 50% 1% 3,581
Monthly 18% 17% 8% 56% 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 17% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,341
Don't know 32% 6% 3% 34% 25% 213

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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 72% 13% 7% 7% 1% 10,436
Weekly 47% 24% 15% 13% 1% 3,581
Monthly 32% 23% 19% 24% 2% 1,384
Seldom/never 30% 16% 13% 40% 1% 6,341
Don't know 49% 10% 7% 16% 19% 213

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 15% 11% 23% 2% 10,436
Weekly 40% 18% 15% 27% 1% 3,581
Monthly 34% 19% 19% 27% 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 42% 16% 15% 27% 1% 6,341
Don't know 45% 9% 7% 24% 15% 213

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 9% 43% 6% 3% 10,436
Weekly 20% 13% 55% 10% 2% 3,581
Monthly 9% 15% 62% 12% 2% 1,384
Seldom/never 4% 17% 58% 19% 1% 6,341
Don't know 19% 8% 52% 6% 14% 213

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 13% 8% 28% 1% 10,436
Weekly 17% 15% 14% 54% < 1% 3,581
Monthly 5% 9% 13% 72% < 1% 1,384
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 6,341
Don't know 17% 12% 6% 38% 28% 213

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 32% 3% 19% 7% 10,436
Weekly 22% 35% 1% 34% 8% 3,581
Monthly 14% 28% 1% 50% 8% 1,384
Seldom/never 5% 10% < 1% 79% 6% 6,341
Don't know 20% 10% 9% 25% 36% 213

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 6% 10,436
Weekly 79% 14% 7% 3,581
Monthly 70% 22% 8% 1,384
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 6,341
Don't know 51% 17% 32% 213

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 25% 8% 10,436
Weekly 59% 32% 8% 3,581
Monthly 49% 44% 7% 1,384
Seldom/never 22% 70% 8% 6,341
Don't know 36% 28% 36% 213

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 19% 50% 10,436
Weekly 33% 17% 50% 3,581
Monthly 30% 19% 51% 1,384
Seldom/never 23% 19% 58% 6,341
Don't know 21% 35% 44% 213

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 35% 23% 6% 10,436
Weekly 28% 39% 28% 5% 3,581
Monthly 21% 41% 32% 6% 1,384
Seldom/never 16% 36% 42% 6% 6,341
Don't know 25% 29% 20% 26% 213

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 50% 3% 4% 10,436
Weekly 47% 48% 3% 3% 3,581
Monthly 46% 48% 3% 4% 1,384
Seldom/never 45% 48% 3% 4% 6,341
Don't know 33% 32% 8% 27% 213

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 55% 4% 2% 10,436
Weekly 41% 54% 3% 2% 3,581
Monthly 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,384
Seldom/never 34% 61% 3% 1% 6,341
Don't know 30% 54% 5% 11% 213

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 46% 5% 10,436
Weekly 61% 35% 4% 3,581
Monthly 67% 29% 3% 1,384
Seldom/never 79% 18% 3% 6,341
Don't know 46% 26% 27% 213

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 32% 5% 4% 10,436
Weekly 74% 21% 3% 3% 3,581
Monthly 78% 17% 2% 3% 1,384
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 2% 6,341
Don't know 50% 24% 10% 16% 213

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,436. 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% 42% 9% 10,436
Weekly 65% 28% 7% 3,581
Monthly 71% 24% 6% 1,384
Seldom/never 82% 14% 4% 6,341
Don't know 45% 28% 27% 213

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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 36% 58% 2% 4% 10,436
Weekly 36% 61% 2% 2% 3,581
Monthly 31% 66% 2% 2% 1,384
Seldom/never 25% 70% 2% 2% 6,341
Don't know 25% 52% 8% 16% 213

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 10,436. 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% 32% 4% 38% 5% 10,436
Weekly 35% 31% 4% 26% 4% 3,581
Monthly 47% 25% 5% 21% 2% 1,384
Seldom/never 73% 11% 4% 10% 2% 6,341
Don't know 28% 15% 15% 28% 14% 213