Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,792. 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 34% 25% 12% 28% 1% 6,792
2007 31% 25% 11% 32% 1% 5,816

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

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 43% 26% 11% 19% 1% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 44% 29% 11% 16% 1% 827
Historically Black Protestant 63% 16% 11% 9% < 1% 175
Jewish 22% 21% 13% 42% 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 29% 31% 14% 25% 1% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 18% 11% 51% < 1% 1,614

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,181. 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 20% 36% 26% 18% 2,181
Weekly 25% 36% 25% 14% 1,680
Monthly 28% 37% 24% 11% 787
Seldom/never 28% 36% 23% 13% 1,968

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,181. 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% 15% 30% 31% 12% 1% 2,181
Weekly 15% 16% 30% 29% 9% 1% 1,680
Monthly 18% 20% 27% 28% 7% 1% 787
Seldom/never 17% 18% 28% 28% 8% 1% 1,968

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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% 57% 2,222
Weekly 49% 51% 1,709
Monthly 55% 45% 798
Seldom/never 64% 36% 1,998

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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% 9% 4% 29% 3% 2,203
Weekly 70% 5% 5% 17% 3% 1,692
Monthly 68% 7% 6% 16% 3% 795
Seldom/never 76% 5% 3% 13% 4% 1,979

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,190. 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 29% 11% 60% 2,190
Weekly 17% 10% 73% 1,694
Monthly 16% 10% 74% 783
Seldom/never 13% 10% 77% 1,975

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,930. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 18% 21% 17% 1,930
Weekly 31% 19% 29% 22% 1,519
Monthly 30% 17% 26% 27% 712
Seldom/never 27% 23% 28% 21% 1,786

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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% 28% 14% 11% 2,207
Weekly 39% 29% 18% 14% 1,704
Monthly 39% 31% 17% 13% 794
Seldom/never 39% 31% 19% 11% 1,994

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,214. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 46% 10% 13% 7% 23% 2,214
Weekly 49% 9% 12% 4% 26% 1,702
Monthly 47% 12% 9% 4% 28% 798
Seldom/never 44% 11% 11% 4% 30% 1,990

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,217. 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% 2,217
Weekly 33% 67% 1,703
Monthly 29% 71% 794
Seldom/never 27% 73% 1,996

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 38% 8% 3% 1% 2,222
Weekly 25% 59% 13% 3% 1% 1,709
Monthly 13% 60% 23% 5% < 1% 798
Seldom/never 7% 39% 37% 17% < 1% 1,998

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 40% 25% < 1% 2,222
Weekly 20% 50% 29% 1% 1,709
Monthly 8% 57% 35% < 1% 798
Seldom/never 5% 33% 61% < 1% 1,998

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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 22% 13% 10% 55% < 1% 2,222
Weekly 10% 9% 10% 72% < 1% 1,709
Monthly 3% 5% 10% 82% 1% 798
Seldom/never 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 1,998

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 10% 4% 35% 2% 2,222
Weekly 29% 13% 7% 50% 1% 1,709
Monthly 18% 15% 8% 58% 2% 798
Seldom/never 15% 10% 5% 68% 1% 1,998

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 17% 11% 11% 1% 2,222
Weekly 41% 24% 18% 16% 1% 1,709
Monthly 30% 25% 20% 25% 1% 798
Seldom/never 30% 16% 15% 37% 1% 1,998

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 17% 14% 18% 1% 2,222
Weekly 42% 19% 17% 20% 2% 1,709
Monthly 31% 19% 21% 27% 1% 798
Seldom/never 35% 15% 17% 32% 1% 1,998

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 13% 48% 11% 2% 2,222
Weekly 13% 15% 57% 13% 2% 1,709
Monthly 8% 15% 63% 12% 2% 798
Seldom/never 5% 14% 65% 13% 2% 1,998

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 71% 2% 2% 2,222
Weekly 26% 71% 1% 1% 1,709
Monthly 23% 75% 1% < 1% 798
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,998

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 14% 10% 43% 1% 2,222
Weekly 13% 13% 13% 60% 1% 1,709
Monthly 4% 7% 12% 77% < 1% 798
Seldom/never 2% 4% 6% 88% < 1% 1,998

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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 25% 31% 2% 33% 9% 2,222
Weekly 13% 33% 1% 45% 8% 1,709
Monthly 11% 28% 1% 52% 8% 798
Seldom/never 7% 19% 1% 66% 8% 1,998

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 80% 13% 7% 2,222
Weekly 74% 17% 9% 1,709
Monthly 73% 19% 8% 798
Seldom/never 55% 35% 10% 1,998

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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% 35% 9% 2,222
Weekly 50% 40% 10% 1,709
Monthly 52% 40% 8% 798
Seldom/never 39% 52% 9% 1,998

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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% 20% 50% 2,222
Weekly 35% 17% 48% 1,709
Monthly 35% 18% 46% 798
Seldom/never 33% 20% 47% 1,998

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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 29% 36% 29% 6% 2,222
Weekly 26% 41% 29% 5% 1,709
Monthly 22% 44% 29% 5% 798
Seldom/never 24% 39% 31% 5% 1,998

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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% 53% 4% 3% 2,222
Weekly 51% 43% 3% 3% 1,709
Monthly 52% 43% 2% 3% 798
Seldom/never 54% 41% 2% 3% 1,998

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 39% 56% 3% 2% 2,222
Weekly 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,709
Monthly 45% 51% 2% 2% 798
Seldom/never 43% 52% 3% 1% 1,998

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 57% 39% 5% 2,222
Weekly 63% 34% 3% 1,709
Monthly 66% 31% 3% 798
Seldom/never 73% 24% 4% 1,998

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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 73% 20% 4% 3% 2,222
Weekly 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,709
Monthly 80% 15% 3% 2% 798
Seldom/never 82% 14% 3% 2% 1,998

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,222. 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% 29% 9% 2,222
Weekly 69% 24% 7% 1,709
Monthly 72% 21% 7% 798
Seldom/never 75% 19% 5% 1,998

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. 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% 61% 2% 4% 2,222
Weekly 34% 62% 2% 2% 1,709
Monthly 34% 63% 1% 2% 798
Seldom/never 34% 61% 3% 2% 1,998

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,222. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 34% 31% 5% 25% 5% 2,222
Weekly 45% 28% 5% 20% 3% 1,709
Monthly 48% 25% 5% 19% 3% 798
Seldom/never 61% 17% 6% 14% 3% 1,998