Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,262. 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 20% 13% 9% 58% 1% 5,262
2007 24% 18% 8% 48% 1% 5,886

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Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 29% 18% 14% 38% 1% 963
Evangelical Protestant 44% 22% 10% 23% 1% 511
Historically Black Protestant 66% 12% 5% 17% < 1% 136
Jewish 8% 12% 7% 72% 1% 235
Mainline Protestant 22% 23% 13% 41% 1% 778
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 7% 5% 80% < 1% 2,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 18% 31% 31% 20% 958
Weekly 25% 35% 27% 13% 646
Monthly 22% 39% 25% 14% 419
Seldom/never 31% 33% 20% 16% 3,103

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 958. 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% 14% 26% 36% 14% 1% 958
Weekly 15% 17% 27% 30% 9% 1% 646
Monthly 15% 15% 30% 30% 8% 1% 419
Seldom/never 20% 18% 26% 25% 10% 1% 3,103

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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% 52% 977
Weekly 54% 46% 656
Monthly 60% 40% 426
Seldom/never 69% 31% 3,152

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 963. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 57% 19% 3% 16% 5% 963
Weekly 71% 9% 3% 15% 2% 645
Monthly 72% 8% 4% 15% 2% 422
Seldom/never 77% 3% 6% 10% 3% 3,119

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 948. 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% 12% 73% 948
Weekly 14% 9% 77% 647
Monthly 13% 11% 76% 419
Seldom/never 11% 13% 76% 3,110

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 839. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 18% 20% 10% 839
Weekly 40% 20% 23% 17% 571
Monthly 34% 20% 23% 23% 371
Seldom/never 31% 21% 28% 21% 2,798

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 970. 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% 29% 10% 6% 970
Weekly 49% 32% 11% 8% 653
Monthly 46% 33% 13% 8% 425
Seldom/never 43% 29% 17% 11% 3,136

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 968. 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% 9% 18% 10% 24% 968
Weekly 42% 10% 15% 5% 28% 651
Monthly 48% 9% 11% 5% 26% 425
Seldom/never 40% 9% 11% 4% 35% 3,136

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 976. 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% 976
Weekly 32% 68% 653
Monthly 29% 71% 423
Seldom/never 22% 78% 3,139

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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 65% 24% 8% 1% 1% 1% 977
Weekly 49% 38% 9% < 1% 1% 2% 656
Monthly 32% 43% 15% 1% 5% 3% 426
Seldom/never 13% 22% 14% 1% 43% 7% 3,152

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 35% 8% 3% < 1% 977
Weekly 28% 54% 13% 5% 1% 656
Monthly 15% 53% 24% 8% < 1% 426
Seldom/never 5% 21% 31% 43% < 1% 3,152

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 29% 37% 34% < 1% 977
Weekly 13% 46% 39% 1% 656
Monthly 6% 47% 46% 1% 426
Seldom/never 3% 21% 76% < 1% 3,152

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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 17% 6% 8% 69% < 1% 977
Weekly 9% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 656
Monthly 1% 4% 6% 89% < 1% 426
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 3,152

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 6% 3% 55% 3% 977
Weekly 19% 6% 5% 69% < 1% 656
Monthly 10% 10% 4% 75% 1% 426
Seldom/never 8% 5% 3% 83% 1% 3,152

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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 31% 10% 9% 48% 2% 977
Weekly 28% 11% 15% 45% 1% 656
Monthly 20% 12% 19% 47% 1% 426
Seldom/never 26% 14% 15% 44% < 1% 3,152

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 29% 10% 51% 8% 3% 977
Weekly 14% 13% 61% 9% 2% 656
Monthly 9% 13% 64% 12% 1% 426
Seldom/never 4% 13% 63% 19% 1% 3,152

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 29% 67% 3% 1% 977
Weekly 28% 70% < 1% 2% 656
Monthly 25% 74% 1% < 1% 426
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 3,152

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 11% 6% 55% 1% 977
Weekly 10% 9% 11% 70% < 1% 656
Monthly 3% 6% 9% 82% < 1% 426
Seldom/never 1% 2% 4% 93% < 1% 3,152

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 33% 31% 2% 25% 9% 977
Weekly 22% 31% 1% 37% 8% 656
Monthly 13% 27% 2% 50% 9% 426
Seldom/never 6% 11% < 1% 76% 7% 3,152

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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% 11% 6% 977
Weekly 75% 17% 8% 656
Monthly 70% 20% 11% 426
Seldom/never 32% 59% 9% 3,152

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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 66% 25% 9% 977
Weekly 58% 32% 10% 656
Monthly 53% 38% 10% 426
Seldom/never 24% 68% 8% 3,152

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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% 20% 50% 977
Weekly 36% 20% 45% 656
Monthly 38% 22% 39% 426
Seldom/never 30% 21% 49% 3,152

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 32% 34% 25% 10% 977
Weekly 28% 37% 27% 8% 656
Monthly 31% 37% 22% 10% 426
Seldom/never 21% 35% 36% 8% 3,152

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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% 4% 4% 977
Weekly 51% 41% 3% 5% 656
Monthly 58% 38% 1% 3% 426
Seldom/never 51% 43% 2% 3% 3,152

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 55% 2% 4% 977
Weekly 47% 47% 3% 3% 656
Monthly 49% 46% 3% 3% 426
Seldom/never 41% 54% 4% 2% 3,152

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 42% 4% 977
Weekly 61% 35% 5% 656
Monthly 61% 33% 5% 426
Seldom/never 75% 21% 3% 3,152

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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 59% 33% 4% 4% 977
Weekly 67% 27% 3% 3% 656
Monthly 69% 26% 3% 2% 426
Seldom/never 81% 14% 3% 3% 3,152

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 977. 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% 41% 10% 977
Weekly 60% 33% 6% 656
Monthly 58% 32% 10% 426
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 3,152

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 51% 3% 4% 977
Weekly 41% 54% 1% 3% 656
Monthly 37% 58% 2% 2% 426
Seldom/never 32% 64% 2% 2% 3,152

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency of prayer

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 977. 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% 26% 5% 35% 7% 977
Weekly 37% 26% 3% 28% 6% 656
Monthly 42% 24% 5% 26% 3% 426
Seldom/never 70% 11% 4% 13% 3% 3,152