Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,223. 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 34% 23% 11% 31% 1% 3,223
2007 43% 26% 10% 20% 1% 4,299

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Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 41% 26% 12% 20% < 1% 793
Evangelical Protestant 51% 30% 8% 10% 1% 499
Historically Black Protestant 59% 24% 7% 10% 2% 127
Jewish 19% 20% 9% 51% 1% 127
Mainline Protestant 32% 32% 14% 22% 1% 635
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 13% 10% 61% < 1% 816

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 991. 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 19% 39% 28% 13% 991
Weekly 25% 35% 26% 13% 742
Monthly 25% 40% 22% 12% 364
Seldom/never 29% 37% 22% 12% 1,057

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 991. 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 12% 13% 33% 32% 8% 1% 991
Weekly 16% 15% 29% 31% 8% < 1% 742
Monthly 13% 21% 31% 27% 7% < 1% 364
Seldom/never 19% 18% 29% 26% 7% 1% 1,057

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 1,009
Weekly 50% 50% 753
Monthly 59% 41% 367
Seldom/never 64% 36% 1,070

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 997. 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% 13% 6% 16% 3% 997
Weekly 70% 9% 4% 14% 2% 745
Monthly 63% 4% 11% 20% 2% 362
Seldom/never 75% 4% 8% 12% 2% 1,063

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 992. 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% 10% 72% 992
Weekly 16% 8% 77% 747
Monthly 21% 11% 68% 364
Seldom/never 16% 13% 71% 1,055

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 896. 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% 18% 27% 16% 896
Weekly 30% 18% 31% 21% 673
Monthly 27% 14% 29% 30% 336
Seldom/never 23% 21% 28% 27% 970

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,000. 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% 30% 15% 9% 1,000
Weekly 38% 31% 20% 12% 751
Monthly 40% 27% 18% 15% 364
Seldom/never 30% 29% 24% 18% 1,069

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,007. 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% 8% 12% 7% 23% 1,007
Weekly 50% 6% 12% 4% 28% 751
Monthly 49% 8% 9% 4% 31% 366
Seldom/never 45% 10% 9% 3% 33% 1,068

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. 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% 63% 1,008
Weekly 28% 72% 752
Monthly 31% 69% 367
Seldom/never 22% 78% 1,068

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 23% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,009
Weekly 53% 40% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 753
Monthly 38% 44% 12% 1% 4% 2% 367
Seldom/never 21% 29% 16% 1% 27% 6% 1,070

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 32% 6% 2% < 1% 1,009
Weekly 33% 55% 11% 1% < 1% 753
Monthly 18% 57% 21% 4% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 4% 31% 35% 29% < 1% 1,070

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 47% 21% 1% 1,009
Weekly 20% 57% 24% < 1% 753
Monthly 6% 64% 30% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 2% 33% 65% < 1% 1,070

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 11% 16% 57% < 1% 1,009
Weekly 9% 10% 13% 69% < 1% 753
Monthly 5% 2% 16% 77% < 1% 367
Seldom/never < 1% 1% 4% 94% < 1% 1,070

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 9% 10% 50% 1% 1,009
Weekly 19% 11% 10% 60% 1% 753
Monthly 12% 12% 19% 55% 1% 367
Seldom/never 11% 7% 10% 70% 1% 1,070

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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 28% 15% 28% 28% 1% 1,009
Weekly 23% 20% 29% 26% 1% 753
Monthly 20% 22% 34% 24% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 30% 17% 32% 22% < 1% 1,070

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 8% 53% 6% 2% 1,009
Weekly 18% 12% 57% 12% 1% 753
Monthly 14% 14% 58% 13% 1% 367
Seldom/never 4% 16% 60% 19% 1% 1,070

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 66% 1% 2% 1,009
Weekly 28% 71% < 1% 1% 753
Monthly 24% 75% < 1% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% < 1% 1,070

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 15% 18% 40% < 1% 1,009
Weekly 9% 15% 19% 56% < 1% 753
Monthly 2% 9% 19% 70% 1% 367
Seldom/never 1% 3% 7% 90% < 1% 1,070

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 35% 4% 21% 8% 1,009
Weekly 16% 40% 2% 33% 8% 753
Monthly 14% 31% 1% 49% 6% 367
Seldom/never 7% 15% 1% 72% 6% 1,070

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 1,009
Weekly 81% 12% 7% 753
Monthly 73% 19% 8% 367
Seldom/never 41% 49% 10% 1,070

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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 68% 24% 7% 1,009
Weekly 60% 32% 8% 753
Monthly 50% 41% 8% 367
Seldom/never 30% 61% 9% 1,070

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 16% 45% 1,009
Weekly 39% 16% 45% 753
Monthly 38% 14% 48% 367
Seldom/never 26% 16% 57% 1,070

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 34% 24% 6% 1,009
Weekly 30% 41% 24% 5% 753
Monthly 25% 45% 27% 3% 367
Seldom/never 19% 42% 35% 4% 1,070

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 44% 2% 4% 1,009
Weekly 50% 44% 3% 3% 753
Monthly 51% 45% 1% 3% 367
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,070

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 50% 3% 1% 1,009
Weekly 44% 50% 4% 1% 753
Monthly 48% 48% 2% 2% 367
Seldom/never 38% 58% 3% 2% 1,070

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 42% 5% 1,009
Weekly 57% 40% 3% 753
Monthly 71% 27% 1% 367
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 1,070

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 31% 3% 4% 1,009
Weekly 76% 18% 3% 3% 753
Monthly 77% 16% 3% 4% 367
Seldom/never 84% 12% 2% 1% 1,070

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,009. 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% 39% 9% 1,009
Weekly 64% 29% 8% 753
Monthly 69% 27% 4% 367
Seldom/never 80% 16% 4% 1,070

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 56% 3% 3% 1,009
Weekly 37% 60% 1% 2% 753
Monthly 37% 60% 1% 2% 367
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 2% 1,070

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,009. 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% 33% 5% 35% 5% 1,009
Weekly 34% 35% 4% 24% 3% 753
Monthly 47% 26% 4% 22% 1% 367
Seldom/never 69% 14% 4% 11% 2% 1,070