Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,904. 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 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 21,904
2007 71% 16% 4% 7% 1% 25,667

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Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 70% 19% 5% 6% 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 84% 12% 2% 2% 1% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 83% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 92% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 221
Jewish 59% 19% 7% 13% 1% 277
Mainline Protestant 68% 20% 4% 6% 1% 3,989
Mormon 91% 6% 2% 1% < 1% 576
Muslim 76% 8% 4% 10% 2% 192
Orthodox Christian 72% 15% 4% 5% 3% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 50% 20% 7% 21% 1% 1,805

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 16,115. 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 16% 33% 30% 21% 16,115
Weekly 24% 33% 28% 15% 3,175
Monthly 22% 38% 25% 15% 764
Seldom/never 26% 36% 23% 15% 1,178
Don't know 10% 35% 24% 30% 192

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 16,115. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 10% 12% 28% 35% 14% 1% 16,115
Weekly 15% 14% 27% 33% 10% 1% 3,175
Monthly 13% 18% 29% 31% 8% < 1% 764
Seldom/never 17% 17% 28% 29% 9% 1% 1,178
Don't know 6% 8% 32% 32% 20% 3% 192

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. 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% 16,500
Weekly 49% 51% 3,210
Monthly 60% 40% 771
Seldom/never 63% 37% 1,200
Don't know 51% 49% 223

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 16,235. 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 64% 16% 2% 13% 4% 16,235
Weekly 66% 13% 2% 15% 3% 3,168
Monthly 64% 11% 3% 18% 3% 763
Seldom/never 65% 11% 4% 17% 3% 1,188
Don't know 60% 18% 2% 15% 6% 205

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 16,285. 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% 8% 79% 16,285
Weekly 13% 10% 77% 3,174
Monthly 15% 11% 74% 764
Seldom/never 15% 11% 73% 1,180
Don't know 19% 7% 74% 211

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 14,185. 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% 21% 27% 15% 14,185
Weekly 35% 21% 26% 18% 2,836
Monthly 33% 19% 28% 20% 683
Seldom/never 37% 25% 22% 15% 1,037
Don't know 55% 17% 18% 11% 129

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 16,407. 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% 33% 16% 9% 16,407
Weekly 44% 32% 15% 8% 3,194
Monthly 47% 31% 14% 8% 769
Seldom/never 52% 30% 12% 6% 1,191
Don't know 47% 30% 14% 9% 211

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 16,426. 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% 5% 14% 8% 19% 16,426
Weekly 47% 7% 13% 6% 28% 3,202
Monthly 48% 11% 11% 5% 26% 770
Seldom/never 40% 8% 13% 5% 33% 1,194
Don't know 43% 3% 18% 11% 24% 212

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 16,436. 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% 69% 16,436
Weekly 30% 70% 3,203
Monthly 32% 68% 769
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,196
Don't know 18% 82% 215

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 84% 13% 2% 1% 1% 16,500
Weekly 55% 38% 4% 3% < 1% 3,210
Monthly 35% 51% 9% 4% < 1% 771
Seldom/never 23% 44% 19% 13% 1% 1,200
Don't know 64% 21% 2% 4% 9% 223

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 29% 13% < 1% 16,500
Weekly 32% 47% 21% < 1% 3,210
Monthly 11% 57% 32% < 1% 771
Seldom/never 10% 33% 57% < 1% 1,200
Don't know 31% 31% 24% 13% 223

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 12% 10% 35% 1% 16,500
Weekly 16% 11% 11% 62% < 1% 3,210
Monthly 5% 7% 9% 79% < 1% 771
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 88% 1% 1,200
Don't know 16% 10% 10% 47% 17% 223

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 7% 3% 33% 2% 16,500
Weekly 31% 10% 5% 53% 1% 3,210
Monthly 19% 15% 7% 58% 1% 771
Seldom/never 20% 6% 4% 68% 1% 1,200
Don't know 40% 4% 5% 29% 23% 223

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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 79% 11% 5% 4% 1% 16,500
Weekly 55% 22% 12% 10% 1% 3,210
Monthly 41% 22% 17% 19% 1% 771
Seldom/never 33% 17% 16% 32% 2% 1,200
Don't know 56% 9% 7% 14% 14% 223

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 15% 10% 23% 2% 16,500
Weekly 36% 17% 14% 31% 1% 3,210
Monthly 34% 19% 19% 28% 1% 771
Seldom/never 35% 14% 13% 38% 1% 1,200
Don't know 46% 11% 7% 24% 12% 223

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 6% 33% 3% 3% 16,500
Weekly 30% 10% 51% 7% 2% 3,210
Monthly 17% 11% 61% 9% 2% 771
Seldom/never 15% 11% 60% 11% 2% 1,200
Don't know 33% 6% 44% 6% 11% 223

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 54% 2% 1% 16,500
Weekly 31% 67% 1% 1% 3,210
Monthly 29% 69% 1% 1% 771
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 1% 1,200
Don't know 38% 52% 4% 6% 223

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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 61% 12% 7% 19% 1% 16,500
Weekly 23% 16% 15% 46% < 1% 3,210
Monthly 8% 13% 16% 63% < 1% 771
Seldom/never 6% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 1,200
Don't know 28% 15% 12% 27% 18% 223

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 31% 4% 11% 6% 16,500
Weekly 31% 40% 2% 20% 7% 3,210
Monthly 23% 37% 2% 27% 11% 771
Seldom/never 24% 26% 1% 42% 7% 1,200
Don't know 30% 15% 11% 19% 25% 223

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 88% 6% 6% 16,500
Weekly 88% 7% 5% 3,210
Monthly 83% 11% 6% 771
Seldom/never 71% 23% 7% 1,200
Don't know 70% 10% 20% 223

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. 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 75% 18% 7% 16,500
Weekly 71% 22% 7% 3,210
Monthly 64% 30% 6% 771
Seldom/never 53% 40% 7% 1,200
Don't know 53% 23% 24% 223

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. 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% 17% 38% 16,500
Weekly 42% 17% 41% 3,210
Monthly 39% 20% 42% 771
Seldom/never 32% 27% 41% 1,200
Don't know 27% 37% 35% 223

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 48% 29% 16% 7% 16,500
Weekly 38% 36% 20% 5% 3,210
Monthly 33% 37% 23% 7% 771
Seldom/never 27% 37% 28% 9% 1,200
Don't know 36% 29% 11% 23% 223

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 38% 3% 4% 16,500
Weekly 54% 41% 3% 3% 3,210
Monthly 54% 40% 2% 4% 771
Seldom/never 47% 45% 3% 4% 1,200
Don't know 42% 33% 8% 18% 223

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 4% 2% 16,500
Weekly 48% 47% 4% 2% 3,210
Monthly 49% 45% 4% 3% 771
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 2% 1,200
Don't know 37% 44% 8% 11% 223

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 57% 4% 16,500
Weekly 52% 44% 4% 3,210
Monthly 58% 38% 4% 771
Seldom/never 60% 35% 5% 1,200
Don't know 36% 40% 24% 223

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. 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% 46% 5% 4% 16,500
Weekly 65% 29% 4% 3% 3,210
Monthly 67% 27% 2% 4% 771
Seldom/never 72% 20% 5% 3% 1,200
Don't know 41% 37% 6% 15% 223

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,500. 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% 56% 8% 16,500
Weekly 53% 39% 8% 3,210
Monthly 58% 36% 7% 771
Seldom/never 62% 29% 9% 1,200
Don't know 33% 42% 25% 223

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 16,500
Weekly 42% 54% 2% 2% 3,210
Monthly 39% 56% 2% 3% 771
Seldom/never 39% 54% 3% 4% 1,200
Don't know 30% 51% 6% 12% 223

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,500. 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% 28% 3% 50% 5% 16,500
Weekly 23% 36% 3% 34% 4% 3,210
Monthly 29% 35% 4% 29% 4% 771
Seldom/never 38% 27% 7% 25% 4% 1,200
Don't know 14% 19% 12% 37% 18% 223