Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Hell

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,839. 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 33% 14% 7% 46% 1% 12,839
2007 38% 16% 7% 37% 1% 10,938

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Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 192. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 43% 17% 7% 31% 1% 192
Catholic 49% 21% 9% 20% 1% 2,080
Evangelical Protestant 64% 19% 5% 11% 1% 957
Hindu 42% 12% 16% 28% 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 78% 14% 3% 5% < 1% 225
Jehovah's Witness 91% 5% 2% 1% 1% 215
Jewish 19% 15% 9% 56% 1% 637
Mainline Protestant 44% 24% 9% 23% 1% 2,056
Mormon 83% 8% 3% 5% < 1% 227
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 7% 6% 75% < 1% 5,272

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,144. 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% 32% 30% 22% 4,144
Weekly 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,732
Monthly 28% 36% 23% 13% 818
Seldom/never 32% 35% 19% 14% 5,792
Don't know 8% 21% 30% 42% 115

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,144. 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 9% 12% 27% 36% 14% 2% 4,144
Weekly 15% 13% 27% 34% 11% 1% 1,732
Monthly 17% 18% 28% 28% 8% 1% 818
Seldom/never 21% 20% 26% 23% 9% 1% 5,792
Don't know 8% 3% 18% 40% 26% 6% 115

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,247. 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% 64% 4,247
Weekly 44% 56% 1,760
Monthly 55% 45% 826
Seldom/never 63% 37% 5,880
Don't know 51% 49% 126

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,172. 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% 4% 18% 5% 4,172
Weekly 73% 7% 3% 14% 3% 1,733
Monthly 67% 6% 7% 16% 3% 817
Seldom/never 77% 3% 6% 10% 3% 5,810
Don't know 67% 14% 3% 16% 1% 120

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,201. 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 18% 12% 70% 4,201
Weekly 14% 11% 75% 1,741
Monthly 21% 12% 67% 815
Seldom/never 13% 13% 73% 5,828
Don't know 24% 10% 66% 124

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,709. 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% 20% 25% 18% 3,709
Weekly 27% 19% 29% 25% 1,565
Monthly 26% 17% 28% 28% 745
Seldom/never 23% 19% 30% 28% 5,324

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,220. 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% 31% 18% 14% 4,220
Weekly 34% 29% 20% 17% 1,752
Monthly 32% 30% 22% 16% 821
Seldom/never 30% 29% 24% 17% 5,862
Don't know 29% 32% 19% 20% 123

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,223. 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% 8% 15% 8% 19% 4,223
Weekly 50% 8% 14% 5% 24% 1,753
Monthly 47% 10% 8% 3% 31% 826
Seldom/never 42% 11% 10% 3% 34% 5,860
Don't know 48% 4% 15% 15% 17% 122

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,239. 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% 71% 4,239
Weekly 27% 73% 1,753
Monthly 24% 76% 825
Seldom/never 23% 77% 5,862
Don't know 14% 86% 125

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 72% 21% 4% 1% 2% 1% 4,247
Weekly 46% 42% 8% < 1% 2% 2% 1,760
Monthly 30% 41% 16% 1% 10% 3% 826
Seldom/never 10% 19% 13% 1% 52% 6% 5,880
Don't know 58% 15% 4% 7% 6% 9% 126

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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 63% 25% 7% 4% 1% 4,247
Weekly 30% 50% 14% 5% 1% 1,760
Monthly 13% 50% 26% 11% < 1% 826
Seldom/never 4% 15% 29% 51% < 1% 5,880
Don't know 37% 30% 8% 12% 13% 126

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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 41% 35% 23% < 1% 4,247
Weekly 20% 48% 32% < 1% 1,760
Monthly 8% 54% 38% < 1% 826
Seldom/never 3% 22% 75% < 1% 5,880
Don't know 24% 27% 39% 9% 126

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 10% 9% 51% < 1% 4,247
Weekly 9% 7% 10% 74% < 1% 1,760
Monthly 4% 5% 9% 82% < 1% 826
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 5,880
Don't know 9% 3% 6% 63% 20% 126

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 7% 3% 30% 2% 4,247
Weekly 36% 13% 6% 44% 1% 1,760
Monthly 24% 18% 9% 47% 2% 826
Seldom/never 19% 9% 6% 66% < 1% 5,880
Don't know 48% 9% 2% 29% 13% 126

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 12% 7% 7% 1% 4,247
Weekly 48% 22% 15% 14% 1% 1,760
Monthly 35% 24% 19% 22% 1% 826
Seldom/never 31% 16% 11% 40% 2% 5,880
Don't know 54% 6% 6% 25% 8% 126

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 14% 10% 18% 1% 4,247
Weekly 46% 16% 15% 23% 1% 1,760
Monthly 42% 17% 18% 22% 1% 826
Seldom/never 44% 17% 15% 24% 1% 5,880
Don't know 47% 10% 7% 27% 8% 126

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 13% 44% 8% 3% 4,247
Weekly 12% 18% 56% 12% 2% 1,760
Monthly 7% 17% 60% 15% 1% 826
Seldom/never 2% 20% 56% 21% 1% 5,880
Don't know 10% 8% 59% 8% 16% 126

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 30% 67% 1% 1% 4,247
Weekly 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,760
Monthly 20% 79% 1% 1% 826
Seldom/never 18% 81% 1% 1% 5,880
Don't know 26% 63% 3% 9% 126

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 8% 36% 1% 4,247
Weekly 12% 13% 13% 61% 1% 1,760
Monthly 5% 7% 13% 75% < 1% 826
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 5,880
Don't know 22% 5% 11% 44% 18% 126

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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 23% 32% 2% 35% 8% 4,247
Weekly 11% 27% 1% 54% 7% 1,760
Monthly 5% 19% 1% 66% 8% 826
Seldom/never 2% 5% < 1% 88% 5% 5,880
Don't know 12% 7% 9% 51% 20% 126

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,247. 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 63% 30% 7% 4,247
Weekly 56% 39% 6% 1,760
Monthly 46% 47% 8% 826
Seldom/never 13% 83% 4% 5,880
Don't know 29% 48% 22% 126

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,247. 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% 23% 48% 4,247
Weekly 32% 16% 53% 1,760
Monthly 28% 17% 55% 826
Seldom/never 22% 18% 60% 5,880
Don't know 19% 34% 47% 126

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,247. 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% 33% 29% 8% 4,247
Weekly 23% 39% 33% 5% 1,760
Monthly 18% 41% 37% 4% 826
Seldom/never 15% 35% 45% 5% 5,880
Don't know 18% 30% 29% 22% 126

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 47% 45% 4% 4% 4,247
Weekly 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,760
Monthly 46% 48% 3% 3% 826
Seldom/never 48% 46% 3% 3% 5,880
Don't know 35% 39% 4% 22% 126

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 56% 4% 2% 4,247
Weekly 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,760
Monthly 37% 59% 3% 1% 826
Seldom/never 33% 62% 3% 1% 5,880
Don't know 26% 56% 8% 11% 126

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 38% 5% 4,247
Weekly 71% 26% 3% 1,760
Monthly 73% 24% 3% 826
Seldom/never 83% 14% 3% 5,880
Don't know 48% 24% 28% 126

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 68% 25% 4% 3% 4,247
Weekly 81% 14% 3% 2% 1,760
Monthly 84% 12% 2% 2% 826
Seldom/never 89% 8% 2% 1% 5,880
Don't know 63% 13% 8% 17% 126

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,247. 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% 31% 8% 4,247
Weekly 73% 20% 6% 1,760
Monthly 77% 18% 5% 826
Seldom/never 86% 10% 4% 5,880
Don't know 55% 17% 28% 126

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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% 3% 4% 4,247
Weekly 31% 66% 1% 2% 1,760
Monthly 27% 69% 2% 3% 826
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 2% 5,880
Don't know 21% 55% 9% 15% 126

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of prayer

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,247. 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 28% 29% 4% 33% 5% 4,247
Weekly 47% 26% 5% 20% 2% 1,760
Monthly 58% 20% 4% 17% 2% 826
Seldom/never 80% 7% 3% 8% 1% 5,880
Don't know 40% 12% 11% 23% 14% 126