Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,206. 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 68% 14% 4% 13% 1% 12,206

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 64% 20% 6% 10% 1% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 83% 10% 3% 3% 1% 585
Jehovah's Witness 98% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 140
Jewish 47% 11% 9% 32% 2% 188
Mainline Protestant 60% 20% 7% 13% 1% 2,013
Mormon 93% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 13% 7% 54% 1% 1,520

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,154. 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% 34% 31% 21% 8,154
Weekly 18% 34% 31% 17% 1,583
Monthly 19% 40% 27% 13% 499
Seldom/never 23% 37% 24% 16% 1,590

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,154. 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 7% 11% 29% 37% 14% 1% 8,154
Weekly 10% 14% 28% 37% 11% 1% 1,583
Monthly 10% 17% 32% 33% 8% < 1% 499
Seldom/never 13% 17% 29% 30% 9% 1% 1,590

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 54% 8,349
Weekly 56% 44% 1,605
Monthly 66% 34% 508
Seldom/never 71% 29% 1,622
Don't know 50% 50% 122

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,206. 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 71% 11% 2% 12% 4% 8,206
Weekly 73% 9% 2% 14% 3% 1,578
Monthly 71% 9% 5% 12% 3% 503
Seldom/never 78% 5% 4% 12% 2% 1,598
Don't know 71% 15% < 1% 12% 1% 109

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,274. 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% 8% 81% 8,274
Weekly 12% 10% 79% 1,589
Monthly 17% 6% 77% 500
Seldom/never 13% 11% 76% 1,601
Don't know 22% 5% 72% 113

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,221. 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% 21% 30% 18% 7,221
Weekly 29% 20% 28% 23% 1,441
Monthly 24% 18% 34% 24% 455
Seldom/never 24% 19% 31% 26% 1,452

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,308. 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 38% 34% 18% 10% 8,308
Weekly 40% 33% 17% 10% 1,599
Monthly 41% 32% 18% 9% 505
Seldom/never 39% 30% 19% 12% 1,607
Don't know 39% 34% 17% 10% 113

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,315. 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% 4% 12% 7% 16% 8,315
Weekly 54% 7% 13% 5% 21% 1,601
Monthly 54% 11% 11% 3% 21% 508
Seldom/never 48% 9% 11% 3% 29% 1,613
Don't know 54% < 1% 21% 8% 17% 110

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,317. 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 32% 68% 8,317
Weekly 32% 68% 1,599
Monthly 32% 68% 507
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,612
Don't know 25% 75% 116

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,349
Weekly 67% 28% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 1,605
Monthly 46% 38% 11% 1% 4% < 1% 508
Seldom/never 23% 27% 13% 1% 31% 5% 1,622
Don't know 70% 11% < 1% 4% 4% 10% 122

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 8,349
Weekly 49% 42% 6% 2% 1% 1,605
Monthly 25% 54% 17% 4% < 1% 508
Seldom/never 8% 27% 30% 34% < 1% 1,622
Don't know 55% 21% 4% 4% 16% 122

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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 65% 25% 10% < 1% 8,349
Weekly 30% 46% 24% 1% 1,605
Monthly 8% 58% 34% < 1% 508
Seldom/never 5% 26% 68% 1% 1,622
Don't know 37% 26% 22% 16% 122

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 13% 10% 29% < 1% 8,349
Weekly 15% 10% 11% 63% < 1% 1,605
Monthly 4% 7% 10% 79% < 1% 508
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 1,622
Don't know 17% 14% 5% 39% 25% 122

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 6% 3% 32% 2% 8,349
Weekly 30% 11% 5% 54% 1% 1,605
Monthly 19% 13% 8% 60% 1% 508
Seldom/never 15% 7% 4% 72% 1% 1,622
Don't know 35% 8% 3% 32% 22% 122

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 10% 4% 4% 1% 8,349
Weekly 54% 19% 13% 13% 1% 1,605
Monthly 37% 21% 18% 23% 1% 508
Seldom/never 30% 14% 13% 40% 2% 1,622
Don't know 54% 10% 5% 11% 20% 122

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 15% 10% 21% 2% 8,349
Weekly 38% 20% 16% 26% 1% 1,605
Monthly 35% 18% 19% 27% 1% 508
Seldom/never 35% 15% 16% 34% 1% 1,622
Don't know 44% 10% 8% 25% 12% 122

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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 65% 5% 25% 3% 2% 8,349
Weekly 30% 12% 49% 7% 2% 1,605
Monthly 18% 12% 59% 10% 2% 508
Seldom/never 6% 15% 59% 18% 2% 1,622
Don't know 38% 2% 43% 5% 13% 122

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 10% 6% 15% 1% 8,349
Weekly 23% 15% 13% 48% 1% 1,605
Monthly 5% 11% 16% 68% < 1% 508
Seldom/never 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,622
Don't know 24% 13% 19% 25% 19% 122

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 30% 4% 8% 5% 8,349
Weekly 28% 39% 2% 25% 6% 1,605
Monthly 18% 33% 1% 39% 9% 508
Seldom/never 10% 15% 1% 69% 6% 1,622
Don't know 24% 19% 7% 22% 28% 122

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 7% 7% 8,349
Weekly 85% 10% 5% 1,605
Monthly 77% 17% 6% 508
Seldom/never 39% 52% 10% 1,622
Don't know 61% 12% 27% 122

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 78% 15% 7% 8,349
Weekly 69% 23% 8% 1,605
Monthly 61% 32% 8% 508
Seldom/never 30% 63% 8% 1,622
Don't know 52% 19% 29% 122

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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 58% 15% 27% 8,349
Weekly 52% 15% 33% 1,605
Monthly 45% 20% 35% 508
Seldom/never 38% 20% 42% 1,622
Don't know 35% 42% 23% 122

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 24% 10% 6% 8,349
Weekly 44% 35% 17% 4% 1,605
Monthly 37% 37% 21% 5% 508
Seldom/never 29% 35% 29% 7% 1,622
Don't know 39% 25% 9% 27% 122

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 27% 3% 3% 8,349
Weekly 65% 30% 3% 2% 1,605
Monthly 65% 31% 1% 2% 508
Seldom/never 59% 37% 2% 2% 1,622
Don't know 66% 24% 3% 6% 122

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 35% 4% 2% 8,349
Weekly 59% 37% 2% 1% 1,605
Monthly 58% 37% 2% 2% 508
Seldom/never 50% 46% 3% 1% 1,622
Don't know 53% 33% 5% 10% 122

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 67% 4% 8,349
Weekly 49% 48% 3% 1,605
Monthly 57% 40% 3% 508
Seldom/never 72% 25% 3% 1,622
Don't know 33% 46% 21% 122

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 56% 5% 4% 8,349
Weekly 61% 32% 4% 4% 1,605
Monthly 69% 25% 3% 2% 508
Seldom/never 77% 17% 3% 3% 1,622
Don't know 38% 35% 4% 22% 122

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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 26% 67% 7% 8,349
Weekly 50% 43% 7% 1,605
Monthly 54% 35% 10% 508
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 1,622
Don't know 25% 45% 30% 122

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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 51% 44% 3% 3% 8,349
Weekly 47% 50% 2% 1% 1,605
Monthly 48% 48% 2% 1% 508
Seldom/never 38% 58% 1% 2% 1,622
Don't know 41% 45% 4% 10% 122

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,349. 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% 25% 2% 58% 4% 8,349
Weekly 27% 34% 3% 33% 3% 1,605
Monthly 36% 30% 4% 26% 3% 508
Seldom/never 63% 15% 5% 14% 3% 1,622
Don't know 18% 18% 8% 40% 16% 122