Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Hell

% of adults who believe in Hell who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 19,167. 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% 17% 5% 9% 1% 19,167
2007 68% 17% 5% 9% 1% 20,461

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Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 63% 21% 6% 10% < 1% 4,475
Evangelical Protestant 81% 13% 3% 3% < 1% 6,978
Historically Black Protestant 81% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1,557
Jewish 61% 19% 4% 16% < 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 59% 22% 6% 11% 1% 3,327
Mormon 86% 6% 3% 5% < 1% 381
Muslim 74% 9% 7% 9% 1% 173
Orthodox Christian 67% 20% 6% 7% < 1% 101
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 19% 9% 33% < 1% 1,699

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 13,117. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 17% 35% 29% 20% 13,117
Weekly 27% 35% 26% 13% 3,038
Monthly 28% 37% 24% 11% 927
Seldom/never 37% 34% 20% 9% 1,617
Don't know 11% 33% 23% 33% 115

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 13,117. 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% 12% 29% 34% 13% 1% 13,117
Weekly 17% 16% 28% 30% 8% 1% 3,038
Monthly 19% 20% 27% 28% 6% < 1% 927
Seldom/never 25% 19% 27% 23% 6% < 1% 1,617
Don't know 4% 7% 32% 35% 19% 3% 115

Gender composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 42% 58% 13,384
Weekly 52% 48% 3,076
Monthly 62% 38% 935
Seldom/never 67% 33% 1,637
Don't know 50% 50% 135

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 13,215. 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% 17% 2% 15% 4% 13,215
Weekly 65% 11% 3% 17% 3% 3,045
Monthly 64% 12% 4% 18% 3% 931
Seldom/never 67% 8% 6% 17% 3% 1,623
Don't know 62% 19% 1% 14% 4% 127

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 13,197. 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 14% 8% 78% 13,197
Weekly 15% 10% 76% 3,042
Monthly 14% 10% 75% 922
Seldom/never 14% 12% 75% 1,606
Don't know 20% 3% 77% 126

Income distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 11,576. 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% 21% 26% 14% 11,576
Weekly 37% 20% 26% 16% 2,736
Monthly 34% 20% 26% 20% 827
Seldom/never 37% 24% 25% 14% 1,437

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 13,312. 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% 33% 14% 8% 13,312
Weekly 47% 33% 14% 7% 3,062
Monthly 50% 31% 11% 8% 934
Seldom/never 51% 31% 13% 5% 1,627
Don't know 53% 27% 12% 8% 127

Marital status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 13,330. 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% 5% 14% 8% 20% 13,330
Weekly 45% 7% 13% 5% 30% 3,071
Monthly 44% 12% 11% 4% 30% 934
Seldom/never 38% 9% 11% 3% 39% 1,631
Don't know 50% < 1% 17% 9% 24% 127

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 13,336. 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% 13,336
Weekly 32% 68% 3,068
Monthly 32% 68% 932
Seldom/never 27% 73% 1,630
Don't know 22% 78% 128

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 13,384
Weekly 71% 25% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,076
Monthly 49% 42% 6% 1% 1% 1% 935
Seldom/never 37% 40% 14% 1% 6% 2% 1,637
Don't know 83% 12% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 135

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 83% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 13,384
Weekly 50% 42% 6% 2% < 1% 3,076
Monthly 27% 56% 13% 3% 1% 935
Seldom/never 15% 42% 31% 12% < 1% 1,637
Don't know 74% 16% 2% 1% 7% 135

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 58% 29% 12% < 1% 13,384
Weekly 30% 48% 21% 1% 3,076
Monthly 10% 58% 32% < 1% 935
Seldom/never 8% 34% 58% < 1% 1,637
Don't know 40% 34% 16% 10% 135

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 43% 13% 10% 33% 1% 13,384
Weekly 16% 12% 11% 61% < 1% 3,076
Monthly 4% 7% 9% 80% < 1% 935
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 1,637
Don't know 20% 15% 10% 34% 21% 135

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 7% 3% 34% 2% 13,384
Weekly 28% 10% 5% 56% 1% 3,076
Monthly 14% 13% 7% 65% 1% 935
Seldom/never 12% 7% 4% 77% 1% 1,637
Don't know 33% 3% 2% 35% 27% 135

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 77% 12% 5% 5% 1% 13,384
Weekly 50% 23% 14% 12% 1% 3,076
Monthly 33% 23% 18% 24% 2% 935
Seldom/never 26% 17% 16% 41% 1% 1,637
Don't know 54% 12% 7% 9% 17% 135

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 16% 11% 23% 2% 13,384
Weekly 35% 19% 16% 29% 1% 3,076
Monthly 29% 19% 21% 31% 1% 935
Seldom/never 30% 13% 15% 41% 1% 1,637
Don't know 46% 11% 7% 27% 10% 135

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 5% 33% 4% 2% 13,384
Weekly 29% 10% 51% 8% 2% 3,076
Monthly 16% 12% 62% 8% 1% 935
Seldom/never 11% 10% 63% 14% 2% 1,637
Don't know 45% 3% 39% 5% 8% 135

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 53% 2% 1% 13,384
Weekly 32% 66% 1% 1% 3,076
Monthly 29% 70% 1% < 1% 935
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,637
Don't know 43% 52% 2% 3% 135

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 61% 12% 7% 19% 1% 13,384
Weekly 22% 16% 14% 47% 1% 3,076
Monthly 5% 12% 15% 68% < 1% 935
Seldom/never 4% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 1,637
Don't know 30% 19% 13% 16% 21% 135

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 31% 4% 9% 5% 13,384
Weekly 31% 41% 2% 19% 6% 3,076
Monthly 23% 38% 1% 31% 7% 935
Seldom/never 17% 27% 1% 47% 7% 1,637
Don't know 33% 24% 14% 4% 25% 135

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 95% 2% 3% 13,384
Weekly 97% 2% 2% 3,076
Monthly 95% 3% 1% 935
Seldom/never 91% 6% 3% 1,637
Don't know 93% 2% 4% 135

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 46% 16% 38% 13,384
Weekly 42% 17% 41% 3,076
Monthly 40% 20% 40% 935
Seldom/never 35% 22% 44% 1,637
Don't know 33% 37% 30% 135

Political ideology among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 29% 15% 6% 13,384
Weekly 38% 36% 20% 5% 3,076
Monthly 31% 39% 23% 7% 935
Seldom/never 28% 40% 24% 8% 1,637
Don't know 43% 25% 9% 23% 135

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 39% 3% 3% 13,384
Weekly 53% 42% 2% 3% 3,076
Monthly 55% 40% 1% 3% 935
Seldom/never 48% 48% 1% 3% 1,637
Don't know 46% 33% 6% 14% 135

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 44% 4% 2% 13,384
Weekly 49% 45% 4% 2% 3,076
Monthly 52% 43% 3% 2% 935
Seldom/never 49% 47% 3% 1% 1,637
Don't know 41% 45% 4% 11% 135

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 36% 60% 4% 13,384
Weekly 51% 46% 3% 3,076
Monthly 58% 39% 3% 935
Seldom/never 62% 34% 4% 1,637
Don't know 34% 42% 24% 135

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 43% 48% 5% 4% 13,384
Weekly 64% 29% 3% 3% 3,076
Monthly 69% 26% 3% 3% 935
Seldom/never 75% 19% 4% 2% 1,637
Don't know 30% 46% 7% 18% 135

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 33% 59% 8% 13,384
Weekly 54% 38% 8% 3,076
Monthly 59% 33% 7% 935
Seldom/never 66% 27% 7% 1,637
Don't know 25% 54% 20% 135

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 45% 50% 2% 3% 13,384
Weekly 43% 54% 2% 2% 3,076
Monthly 42% 55% 2% 1% 935
Seldom/never 41% 54% 2% 3% 1,637
Don't know 36% 46% 4% 14% 135

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 13,384. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 13% 28% 3% 51% 5% 13,384
Weekly 25% 35% 3% 33% 4% 3,076
Monthly 32% 33% 5% 28% 2% 935
Seldom/never 46% 26% 5% 21% 3% 1,637
Don't know 9% 22% 5% 46% 18% 135