Frequency of prayer among college graduates

% of college graduates who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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 51% 15% 5% 28% 1% 8,798

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

Frequency of prayer among college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates 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 56% 23% 7% 13% < 1% 1,788
Evangelical Protestant 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 1,870
Historically Black Protestant 86% 8% 2% 2% 2% 289
Jewish 22% 16% 8% 53% 2% 294
Mainline Protestant 52% 22% 7% 18% 1% 1,673
Mormon 93% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 8% 5% 73% 1% 2,071

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,426. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 14% 39% 30% 16% 4,426
Weekly 17% 43% 27% 13% 1,263
Monthly 22% 40% 27% 10% 453
Seldom/never 28% 39% 20% 12% 2,382

Generational cohort among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,426. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 5% 16% 33% 35% 10% 1% 4,426
Weekly 8% 17% 36% 32% 7% 1% 1,263
Monthly 11% 24% 28% 31% 6% < 1% 453
Seldom/never 12% 26% 30% 24% 7% 1% 2,382

Gender composition among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 40% 60% 4,543
Weekly 50% 50% 1,285
Monthly 51% 49% 458
Seldom/never 61% 39% 2,421

Racial and ethnic composition among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,465. 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 70% 12% 6% 9% 4% 4,465
Weekly 76% 5% 6% 10% 3% 1,266
Monthly 78% 3% 9% 6% 4% 455
Seldom/never 81% 3% 7% 6% 2% 2,392

Immigrant status among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,512. 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% 10% 77% 4,512
Weekly 12% 10% 77% 1,279
Monthly 14% 9% 77% 454
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 2,407

Income distribution among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 3,973. 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% 19% 36% 29% 3,973
Weekly 12% 15% 35% 39% 1,146
Monthly 12% 14% 36% 39% 419
Seldom/never 12% 17% 35% 36% 2,214

Marital status among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 64% 4% 11% 5% 16% 4,518
Weekly 62% 6% 10% 3% 20% 1,278
Monthly 57% 9% 10% 1% 23% 457
Seldom/never 49% 12% 7% 3% 30% 2,408

Parent of children under 18 among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,525. 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% 4,525
Weekly 35% 65% 1,283
Monthly 31% 69% 458
Seldom/never 24% 76% 2,416

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 11% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,543
Weekly 58% 35% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 1,285
Monthly 37% 44% 9% < 1% 9% 2% 458
Seldom/never 10% 22% 15% 1% 45% 8% 2,421

Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 18% 3% 2% 1% 4,543
Weekly 37% 49% 10% 3% 1% 1,285
Monthly 12% 60% 20% 6% < 1% 458
Seldom/never 4% 18% 33% 44% < 1% 2,421

Attendance at religious services among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 10% < 1% 4,543
Weekly 27% 49% 23% < 1% 1,285
Monthly 6% 62% 32% < 1% 458
Seldom/never 3% 26% 71% < 1% 2,421

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 12% 11% 36% < 1% 4,543
Weekly 9% 6% 13% 72% < 1% 1,285
Monthly 2% 6% 11% 81% 1% 458
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,421

Frequency of meditation among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 7% 4% 32% 2% 4,543
Weekly 30% 11% 9% 50% 1% 1,285
Monthly 19% 18% 9% 53% 1% 458
Seldom/never 18% 9% 6% 66% 1% 2,421

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 4,543
Weekly 48% 24% 17% 9% 1% 1,285
Monthly 31% 28% 21% 19% < 1% 458
Seldom/never 33% 18% 14% 33% 2% 2,421

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 16% 12% 17% 1% 4,543
Weekly 38% 21% 18% 23% 1% 1,285
Monthly 36% 22% 20% 21% 1% 458
Seldom/never 43% 18% 18% 21% < 1% 2,421

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 10% 31% 5% 3% 4,543
Weekly 18% 17% 51% 12% 2% 1,285
Monthly 9% 18% 55% 15% 3% 458
Seldom/never 2% 20% 52% 24% 2% 2,421

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 52% 1% 1% 4,543
Weekly 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,285
Monthly 29% 70% 1% 1% 458
Seldom/never 18% 81% 1% 1% 2,421

Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 12% 8% 23% 1% 4,543
Weekly 12% 12% 16% 60% < 1% 1,285
Monthly 3% 7% 12% 78% < 1% 458
Seldom/never 1% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 2,421

Interpreting scripture among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 38% 4% 18% 7% 4,543
Weekly 10% 40% 2% 42% 7% 1,285
Monthly 6% 25% 1% 60% 8% 458
Seldom/never 2% 7% < 1% 86% 5% 2,421

Belief in Heaven among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. 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 82% 10% 8% 4,543
Weekly 75% 17% 8% 1,285
Monthly 60% 32% 8% 458
Seldom/never 22% 69% 8% 2,421

Belief in Hell among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 67% 24% 9% 4,543
Weekly 54% 36% 10% 1,285
Monthly 35% 56% 8% 458
Seldom/never 15% 80% 6% 2,421

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. 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% 13% 35% 4,543
Weekly 44% 10% 46% 1,285
Monthly 32% 14% 55% 458
Seldom/never 22% 13% 65% 2,421

Political ideology among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. 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% 32% 17% 3% 4,543
Weekly 31% 43% 24% 2% 1,285
Monthly 19% 41% 36% 4% 458
Seldom/never 13% 37% 47% 3% 2,421

Views about size of government among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 64% 30% 3% 3% 4,543
Weekly 59% 36% 2% 2% 1,285
Monthly 51% 42% 3% 4% 458
Seldom/never 46% 47% 4% 4% 2,421

Views about government aid to the poor among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 42% 4% 2% 4,543
Weekly 46% 48% 4% 2% 1,285
Monthly 42% 54% 2% 2% 458
Seldom/never 31% 64% 3% 1% 2,421

Views about abortion among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 53% 4% 4,543
Weekly 67% 31% 2% 1,285
Monthly 76% 23% 2% 458
Seldom/never 88% 10% 2% 2,421

Views about homosexuality among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. 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% 40% 5% 3% 4,543
Weekly 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,285
Monthly 87% 9% 2% 1% 458
Seldom/never 92% 5% 2% 1% 2,421

Views about same-sex marriage among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,543. 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% 49% 6% 4,543
Weekly 71% 23% 6% 1,285
Monthly 81% 15% 4% 458
Seldom/never 90% 7% 3% 2,421

Views about environmental regulation among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 54% 3% 3% 4,543
Weekly 32% 66% 2% 1% 1,285
Monthly 24% 73% 1% 2% 458
Seldom/never 20% 77% 2% 1% 2,421

Views about human evolution among college graduates by frequency of prayer

% of college graduates 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 = 4,543. 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% 31% 4% 42% 4% 4,543
Weekly 43% 33% 5% 17% 3% 1,285
Monthly 57% 25% 4% 13% 2% 458
Seldom/never 82% 8% 4% 5% 1% 2,421