Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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 71% 13% 3% 12% 1% 20,955
2007 75% 13% 3% 8% 1% 19,253

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Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 56% 15% 8% 20% 1% 166
Catholic 72% 17% 4% 6% 1% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 86% 9% 2% 2% 1% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 203
Jewish 51% 18% 7% 23% 2% 320
Mainline Protestant 70% 18% 4% 7% 1% 3,532
Mormon 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 545
Muslim 77% 9% 7% 7% < 1% 152
Orthodox Christian 72% 12% 2% 11% 4% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 13% 6% 48% < 1% 3,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 14,635. 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 15% 33% 30% 22% 14,635
Weekly 23% 33% 27% 16% 2,621
Monthly 27% 37% 24% 12% 634
Seldom/never 34% 36% 19% 11% 2,428
Don't know 10% 25% 27% 38% 172

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 14,635. 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% 11% 28% 35% 15% 2% 14,635
Weekly 14% 15% 27% 33% 10% 1% 2,621
Monthly 19% 18% 28% 28% 7% < 1% 634
Seldom/never 22% 21% 27% 23% 6% 1% 2,428
Don't know 5% 9% 22% 35% 26% 4% 172

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 39% 61% 14,993
Weekly 49% 51% 2,653
Monthly 60% 40% 641
Seldom/never 60% 40% 2,468
Don't know 48% 52% 200

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 14,763. 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% 15% 2% 15% 4% 14,763
Weekly 64% 11% 3% 18% 4% 2,619
Monthly 60% 13% 5% 19% 4% 637
Seldom/never 70% 6% 5% 15% 4% 2,427
Don't know 59% 17% 3% 19% 3% 177

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 14,816. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 14% 8% 77% 14,816
Weekly 16% 11% 73% 2,622
Monthly 20% 11% 70% 634
Seldom/never 16% 13% 71% 2,440
Don't know 20% 8% 73% 187

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 12,831. 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% 21% 26% 16% 12,831
Weekly 34% 20% 26% 20% 2,343
Monthly 33% 21% 24% 22% 568
Seldom/never 26% 20% 27% 27% 2,224
Don't know 52% 16% 18% 13% 110

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 14,902. 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% 33% 16% 10% 14,902
Weekly 43% 31% 16% 10% 2,640
Monthly 40% 34% 15% 11% 640
Seldom/never 32% 31% 23% 14% 2,459
Don't know 38% 29% 19% 13% 186

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,917. 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 53% 5% 14% 9% 18% 14,917
Weekly 47% 9% 13% 6% 25% 2,644
Monthly 45% 13% 10% 3% 29% 641
Seldom/never 42% 11% 10% 3% 34% 2,453
Don't know 53% 3% 15% 12% 17% 188

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 14,930. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 30% 70% 14,930
Weekly 30% 70% 2,647
Monthly 28% 72% 641
Seldom/never 28% 72% 2,458
Don't know 20% 80% 193

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 14,993
Weekly 69% 26% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,653
Monthly 48% 37% 8% 1% 4% 2% 641
Seldom/never 18% 25% 12% 1% 36% 7% 2,468
Don't know 72% 14% < 1% 4% 2% 8% 200

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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 84% 12% 2% 2% 1% 14,993
Weekly 53% 36% 7% 3% 1% 2,653
Monthly 29% 47% 16% 7% 1% 641
Seldom/never 10% 23% 26% 41% 1% 2,468
Don't know 63% 17% 4% 6% 11% 200

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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 60% 27% 13% < 1% 14,993
Weekly 34% 42% 23% < 1% 2,653
Monthly 12% 55% 33% < 1% 641
Seldom/never 6% 25% 69% < 1% 2,468
Don't know 36% 28% 21% 14% 200

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 12% 9% 32% 1% 14,993
Weekly 18% 11% 10% 60% < 1% 2,653
Monthly 6% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 641
Seldom/never 3% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 2,468
Don't know 21% 10% 6% 40% 23% 200

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 6% 2% 28% 2% 14,993
Weekly 42% 11% 4% 42% 1% 2,653
Monthly 29% 18% 6% 46% 1% 641
Seldom/never 31% 11% 5% 52% 1% 2,468
Don't know 47% 5% 3% 27% 18% 200

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 14% 8% 19% 2% 14,993
Weekly 49% 17% 10% 23% 1% 2,653
Monthly 53% 16% 13% 18% 1% 641
Seldom/never 61% 13% 9% 16% 1% 2,468
Don't know 61% 8% 5% 17% 9% 200

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 7% 31% 4% 3% 14,993
Weekly 28% 13% 48% 8% 3% 2,653
Monthly 11% 17% 59% 11% 3% 641
Seldom/never 6% 20% 53% 19% 2% 2,468
Don't know 35% 4% 45% 3% 14% 200

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 54% 2% 1% 14,993
Weekly 32% 66% 1% 1% 2,653
Monthly 28% 70% 1% 1% 641
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 2,468
Don't know 37% 57% 2% 4% 200

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 11% 6% 18% 1% 14,993
Weekly 26% 14% 13% 46% 1% 2,653
Monthly 10% 12% 15% 63% < 1% 641
Seldom/never 5% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 2,468
Don't know 31% 14% 10% 27% 18% 200

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 29% 4% 13% 6% 14,993
Weekly 28% 34% 2% 29% 7% 2,653
Monthly 18% 27% < 1% 44% 10% 641
Seldom/never 7% 8% 1% 78% 6% 2,468
Don't know 24% 14% 7% 27% 27% 200

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 8% 6% 14,993
Weekly 81% 13% 6% 2,653
Monthly 70% 23% 7% 641
Seldom/never 30% 60% 10% 2,468
Don't know 56% 17% 28% 200

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 73% 20% 8% 14,993
Weekly 63% 29% 8% 2,653
Monthly 51% 42% 7% 641
Seldom/never 20% 71% 8% 2,468
Don't know 44% 28% 28% 200

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 18% 39% 14,993
Weekly 38% 17% 45% 2,653
Monthly 28% 22% 50% 641
Seldom/never 22% 21% 57% 2,468
Don't know 26% 34% 40% 200

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 29% 17% 6% 14,993
Weekly 34% 37% 25% 4% 2,653
Monthly 21% 41% 34% 5% 641
Seldom/never 16% 35% 43% 6% 2,468
Don't know 38% 31% 13% 17% 200

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 39% 3% 4% 14,993
Weekly 51% 44% 3% 3% 2,653
Monthly 46% 46% 3% 4% 641
Seldom/never 45% 47% 4% 4% 2,468
Don't know 46% 28% 6% 19% 200

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 45% 5% 2% 14,993
Weekly 46% 49% 3% 2% 2,653
Monthly 40% 54% 4% 3% 641
Seldom/never 34% 62% 3% 1% 2,468
Don't know 34% 51% 5% 10% 200

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 57% 5% 14,993
Weekly 55% 41% 4% 2,653
Monthly 63% 34% 4% 641
Seldom/never 79% 18% 3% 2,468
Don't know 36% 37% 28% 200

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 5% 4% 14,993
Weekly 67% 26% 4% 3% 2,653
Monthly 78% 17% 3% 2% 641
Seldom/never 86% 9% 3% 1% 2,468
Don't know 44% 29% 10% 17% 200

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,993. 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% 55% 8% 14,993
Weekly 58% 34% 8% 2,653
Monthly 69% 24% 7% 641
Seldom/never 83% 13% 5% 2,468
Don't know 34% 42% 24% 200

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 51% 3% 4% 14,993
Weekly 39% 57% 2% 2% 2,653
Monthly 33% 62% 2% 2% 641
Seldom/never 24% 71% 2% 3% 2,468
Don't know 32% 47% 8% 13% 200

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 14,993. 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% 28% 3% 50% 5% 14,993
Weekly 29% 34% 4% 30% 3% 2,653
Monthly 44% 27% 5% 21% 2% 641
Seldom/never 71% 12% 5% 9% 2% 2,468
Don't know 22% 20% 9% 36% 13% 200