Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,584. 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 57% 16% 6% 20% 1% 10,584

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Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less by religious group

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 59% 21% 7% 13% 1% 2,431
Evangelical Protestant 77% 14% 4% 5% 1% 2,977
Historically Black Protestant 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 823
Jehovah's Witness 89% 7% 2% 1% < 1% 130
Mainline Protestant 53% 22% 7% 16% 1% 1,536
Mormon 72% 16% 5% 7% < 1% 127
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 13% 8% 54% < 1% 2,129

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,101. 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% 29% 29% 25% 6,101
Weekly 25% 30% 28% 17% 1,651
Monthly 29% 34% 22% 15% 598
Seldom/never 37% 30% 20% 13% 2,011
Don't know 10% 30% 26% 34% 100

Generational cohort among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,101. 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% 9% 25% 35% 18% 2% 6,101
Weekly 18% 13% 25% 32% 12% 1% 1,651
Monthly 22% 16% 26% 26% 9% 1% 598
Seldom/never 28% 15% 24% 24% 8% 1% 2,011
Don't know 7% 4% 29% 34% 22% 4% 100

Gender composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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% 6,183
Weekly 52% 48% 1,667
Monthly 64% 36% 602
Seldom/never 70% 30% 2,025
Don't know 50% 50% 107

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,122. 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% 17% 2% 22% 4% 6,122
Weekly 60% 12% 1% 25% 3% 1,646
Monthly 58% 11% 2% 26% 3% 600
Seldom/never 69% 6% 4% 17% 4% 2,003
Don't know 55% 17% 1% 23% 4% 102

Immigrant status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,070. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 20% 8% 72% 6,070
Weekly 19% 9% 72% 1,638
Monthly 19% 11% 69% 586
Seldom/never 14% 12% 74% 1,994
Don't know 25% 7% 68% 104

Income distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 5,148. 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% 21% 17% 7% 5,148
Weekly 52% 23% 18% 8% 1,460
Monthly 48% 21% 21% 10% 531
Seldom/never 43% 24% 22% 11% 1,760

Marital status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,158. 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% 6% 15% 12% 21% 6,158
Weekly 39% 8% 16% 7% 30% 1,660
Monthly 37% 12% 10% 5% 35% 601
Seldom/never 33% 10% 12% 5% 41% 2,016
Don't know 40% 3% 15% 15% 28% 104

Parent of children under 18 among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,169. 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 27% 73% 6,169
Weekly 28% 72% 1,663
Monthly 26% 74% 600
Seldom/never 22% 78% 2,018
Don't know 19% 81% 105

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,183
Weekly 65% 29% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,667
Monthly 45% 39% 11% 1% 3% 2% 602
Seldom/never 24% 27% 13% 1% 30% 5% 2,025
Don't know 70% 16% < 1% 5% < 1% 9% 107

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 80% 16% 2% 1% 1% 6,183
Weekly 49% 42% 6% 3% < 1% 1,667
Monthly 26% 50% 16% 7% 1% 602
Seldom/never 12% 28% 26% 34% 1% 2,025
Don't know 64% 20% 2% 2% 12% 107

Attendance at religious services among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 17% 1% 6,183
Weekly 29% 44% 27% < 1% 1,667
Monthly 9% 55% 36% < 1% 602
Seldom/never 6% 22% 71% < 1% 2,025
Don't know 28% 28% 28% 16% 107

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 12% 9% 39% 1% 6,183
Weekly 18% 12% 9% 60% < 1% 1,667
Monthly 5% 7% 11% 77% 1% 602
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 2,025
Don't know 13% 11% 12% 43% 21% 107

Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 3% 6,183
Weekly 33% 11% 5% 51% 1% 1,667
Monthly 17% 14% 8% 60% 1% 602
Seldom/never 15% 6% 4% 75% 1% 2,025
Don't know 30% 5% 3% 35% 27% 107

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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 74% 11% 6% 7% 1% 6,183
Weekly 50% 21% 13% 15% 1% 1,667
Monthly 33% 22% 18% 27% 1% 602
Seldom/never 27% 12% 11% 49% 2% 2,025
Don't know 43% 9% 11% 14% 23% 107

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 13% 10% 26% 2% 6,183
Weekly 38% 15% 14% 31% 2% 1,667
Monthly 33% 15% 19% 32% 1% 602
Seldom/never 34% 13% 13% 39% 1% 2,025
Don't know 40% 5% 5% 34% 16% 107

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 5% 38% 5% 2% 6,183
Weekly 27% 9% 53% 9% 2% 1,667
Monthly 14% 12% 63% 10% 1% 602
Seldom/never 8% 12% 64% 14% 2% 2,025
Don't know 33% 7% 44% 3% 12% 107

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 2% 2% 6,183
Weekly 27% 70% 1% 2% 1,667
Monthly 25% 74% 1% 1% 602
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 2,025
Don't know 30% 57% 4% 9% 107

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 12% 7% 24% 1% 6,183
Weekly 23% 15% 12% 49% 1% 1,667
Monthly 7% 13% 15% 65% < 1% 602
Seldom/never 4% 3% 5% 88% < 1% 2,025
Don't know 22% 14% 10% 33% 21% 107

Interpreting scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 24% 4% 11% 6% 6,183
Weekly 37% 33% 2% 22% 6% 1,667
Monthly 22% 31% 2% 37% 9% 602
Seldom/never 13% 16% 1% 63% 7% 2,025
Don't know 29% 12% 12% 10% 37% 107

Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 88% 6% 6% 6,183
Weekly 84% 9% 6% 1,667
Monthly 81% 14% 5% 602
Seldom/never 44% 47% 9% 2,025
Don't know 70% 4% 26% 107

Belief in Hell among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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 74% 18% 7% 6,183
Weekly 68% 24% 8% 1,667
Monthly 63% 31% 6% 602
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 2,025
Don't know 50% 17% 33% 107

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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% 21% 42% 6,183
Weekly 36% 21% 42% 1,667
Monthly 36% 24% 40% 602
Seldom/never 30% 28% 42% 2,025
Don't know 22% 44% 34% 107

Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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% 27% 18% 9% 6,183
Weekly 37% 32% 23% 7% 1,667
Monthly 30% 38% 24% 7% 602
Seldom/never 26% 35% 29% 10% 2,025
Don't know 29% 25% 10% 36% 107

Views about size of government among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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% 3% 4% 6,183
Weekly 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,667
Monthly 49% 46% 2% 3% 602
Seldom/never 50% 44% 3% 4% 2,025
Don't know 34% 38% 5% 22% 107

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 4% 3% 6,183
Weekly 47% 47% 3% 2% 1,667
Monthly 46% 47% 3% 3% 602
Seldom/never 44% 50% 4% 2% 2,025
Don't know 34% 44% 7% 14% 107

Views about abortion among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 37% 58% 5% 6,183
Weekly 49% 46% 5% 1,667
Monthly 55% 41% 4% 602
Seldom/never 66% 30% 4% 2,025
Don't know 34% 40% 26% 107

Views about homosexuality among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. 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% 45% 4% 4% 6,183
Weekly 61% 32% 3% 4% 1,667
Monthly 67% 26% 3% 4% 602
Seldom/never 75% 18% 3% 3% 2,025
Don't know 30% 37% 6% 27% 107

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 34% 56% 10% 6,183
Weekly 49% 41% 10% 1,667
Monthly 56% 35% 9% 602
Seldom/never 68% 25% 7% 2,025
Don't know 24% 44% 32% 107

Views about environmental regulation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 47% 3% 5% 6,183
Weekly 45% 50% 2% 3% 1,667
Monthly 41% 54% 2% 3% 602
Seldom/never 38% 56% 2% 4% 2,025
Don't know 31% 42% 7% 20% 107

Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of prayer

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 6,183. 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% 24% 3% 50% 7% 6,183
Weekly 25% 29% 3% 36% 5% 1,667
Monthly 35% 27% 4% 30% 4% 602
Seldom/never 58% 15% 5% 19% 4% 2,025
Don't know 13% 13% 10% 40% 24% 107