Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,093. 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 43% 23% 9% 24% 1% 5,093
2007 51% 24% 9% 15% 1% 4,813

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Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 51% 29% 9% 11% < 1% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 61% 26% 7% 5% 1% 957
Historically Black Protestant 72% 20% 6% 2% < 1% 210
Jewish 23% 16% 13% 48% < 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 43% 32% 10% 14% 2% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 12% 9% 62% < 1% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,104. 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 22% 38% 25% 15% 2,104
Weekly 27% 36% 24% 12% 1,150
Monthly 33% 33% 23% 11% 463
Seldom/never 42% 32% 17% 9% 1,262

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,104. 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% 15% 32% 29% 10% 1% 2,104
Weekly 20% 14% 29% 29% 8% 1% 1,150
Monthly 21% 22% 23% 27% 6% < 1% 463
Seldom/never 29% 22% 24% 21% 5% < 1% 1,262

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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% 55% 2,143
Weekly 47% 53% 1,168
Monthly 54% 46% 470
Seldom/never 61% 39% 1,278

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,111. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 62% 15% 4% 16% 4% 2,111
Weekly 73% 8% 3% 12% 3% 1,155
Monthly 69% 8% 3% 16% 4% 467
Seldom/never 76% 5% 6% 10% 3% 1,262

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,115. 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% 10% 74% 2,115
Weekly 10% 10% 79% 1,157
Monthly 13% 12% 74% 456
Seldom/never 14% 12% 74% 1,267

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,904. 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% 26% 17% 1,904
Weekly 31% 21% 27% 21% 1,051
Monthly 31% 16% 31% 22% 423
Seldom/never 25% 19% 29% 26% 1,162

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,138. 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% 32% 17% 10% 2,138
Weekly 40% 31% 18% 11% 1,164
Monthly 40% 28% 20% 13% 465
Seldom/never 27% 34% 23% 15% 1,274

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,140. 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% 7% 13% 6% 23% 2,140
Weekly 47% 6% 11% 4% 32% 1,167
Monthly 42% 12% 11% 2% 33% 468
Seldom/never 37% 12% 9% 2% 41% 1,275

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,136. 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% 2,136
Weekly 33% 67% 1,163
Monthly 28% 72% 466
Seldom/never 22% 78% 1,276

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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 79% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,143
Weekly 60% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,168
Monthly 39% 45% 9% < 1% 6% 1% 470
Seldom/never 18% 26% 15% < 1% 35% 6% 1,278

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 28% 3% 1% < 1% 2,143
Weekly 37% 54% 8% 2% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 17% 57% 19% 7% < 1% 470
Seldom/never 6% 25% 33% 36% < 1% 1,278

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 43% 16% < 1% 2,143
Weekly 23% 55% 22% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 8% 60% 32% < 1% 470
Seldom/never 4% 31% 65% < 1% 1,278

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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 22% 17% 12% 48% < 1% 2,143
Weekly 9% 12% 11% 68% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 3% 8% 9% 80% 1% 470
Seldom/never 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 1,278

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 13% 4% 42% 1% 2,143
Weekly 22% 14% 7% 56% 1% 1,168
Monthly 18% 20% 6% 55% 1% 470
Seldom/never 15% 15% 8% 62% < 1% 1,278

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 23% 16% 22% 1% 2,143
Weekly 33% 24% 18% 25% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 36% 27% 17% 19% 1% 470
Seldom/never 46% 27% 12% 14% < 1% 1,278

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 9% 45% 6% 2% 2,143
Weekly 21% 13% 56% 9% 1% 1,168
Monthly 12% 13% 64% 9% 1% 470
Seldom/never 3% 22% 55% 18% 2% 1,278

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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 35% 63% 1% 1% 2,143
Weekly 25% 73% 2% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 23% 75% 2% 1% 470
Seldom/never 18% 81% 1% < 1% 1,278

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 20% 10% 30% < 1% 2,143
Weekly 13% 19% 16% 52% < 1% 1,168
Monthly 3% 10% 14% 72% < 1% 470
Seldom/never 2% 4% 6% 88% < 1% 1,278

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 39% 3% 18% 7% 2,143
Weekly 21% 40% 1% 30% 7% 1,168
Monthly 13% 31% 2% 46% 8% 470
Seldom/never 5% 11% < 1% 78% 5% 1,278

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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 87% 8% 5% 2,143
Weekly 84% 11% 6% 1,168
Monthly 73% 19% 8% 470
Seldom/never 31% 60% 8% 1,278

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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 71% 22% 7% 2,143
Weekly 63% 29% 8% 1,168
Monthly 51% 42% 7% 470
Seldom/never 25% 68% 6% 1,278

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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% 16% 42% 2,143
Weekly 41% 16% 43% 1,168
Monthly 36% 18% 46% 470
Seldom/never 24% 15% 61% 1,278

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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% 34% 19% 6% 2,143
Weekly 36% 38% 22% 5% 1,168
Monthly 26% 39% 30% 5% 470
Seldom/never 15% 37% 43% 4% 1,278

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. 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% 43% 3% 3% 2,143
Weekly 55% 40% 2% 2% 1,168
Monthly 50% 44% 3% 3% 470
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,278

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 47% 3% 2% 2,143
Weekly 45% 50% 3% 1% 1,168
Monthly 46% 50% 2% 2% 470
Seldom/never 35% 60% 3% 2% 1,278

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 49% 4% 2,143
Weekly 60% 38% 3% 1,168
Monthly 65% 32% 2% 470
Seldom/never 81% 17% 3% 1,278

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 58% 34% 4% 3% 2,143
Weekly 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,168
Monthly 77% 18% 3% 3% 470
Seldom/never 90% 7% 2% 1% 1,278

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,143. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 43% 7% 2,143
Weekly 62% 30% 8% 1,168
Monthly 69% 24% 7% 470
Seldom/never 86% 10% 4% 1,278

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 55% 2% 3% 2,143
Weekly 38% 60% 2% 1% 1,168
Monthly 33% 62% 2% 2% 470
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,278

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,143. 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% 33% 3% 39% 4% 2,143
Weekly 35% 30% 4% 28% 3% 1,168
Monthly 44% 26% 4% 22% 4% 470
Seldom/never 74% 11% 5% 9% 1% 1,278