Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,336. 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 89% 8% 1% 2% 1% 12,336
2007 89% 8% 1% 2% 1% 12,777

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Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 86% 12% 1% 1% 1% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 92% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 89% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 94% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 216
Jewish 80% 16% 2% 2% < 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 87% 10% < 1% 1% 1% 1,894
Mormon 97% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 71% 13% 4% 11% 1% 606

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,767. 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% 33% 29% 22% 10,767
Weekly 25% 32% 26% 16% 924
Seldom/never 33% 38% 18% 11% 170

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,767. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 9% 11% 28% 35% 15% 2% 10,767
Weekly 16% 16% 26% 30% 11% 1% 924
Seldom/never 21% 19% 30% 22% 7% < 1% 170

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 60% 11,044
Weekly 52% 48% 934
Seldom/never 69% 31% 171

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,866. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 61% 18% 2% 15% 5% 10,866
Weekly 52% 18% 3% 25% 2% 920
Seldom/never 50% 18% 8% 19% 5% 166

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,898. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 14% 8% 78% 10,898
Weekly 20% 10% 70% 921
Seldom/never 23% 14% 63% 166

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 9,448. 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% 21% 26% 14% 9,448
Weekly 48% 20% 22% 10% 835
Seldom/never 53% 19% 14% 14% 152

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,980. 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% 33% 15% 9% 10,980
Weekly 52% 31% 10% 6% 931
Seldom/never 54% 27% 8% 11% 171

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,983. 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% 4% 14% 9% 18% 10,983
Weekly 40% 7% 15% 7% 30% 930
Seldom/never 24% 8% 15% 4% 48% 170

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,992. 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 31% 69% 10,992
Weekly 30% 70% 933
Seldom/never 22% 78% 171

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Frequency of prayer Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11,044
Weekly 75% 21% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 934
Seldom/never 42% 19% 7% 3% 21% 8% 171

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% 11,044
Weekly 70% 26% 2% 2% < 1% 934
Seldom/never 43% 23% 16% 16% 2% 171

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 73% 20% 7% < 1% 11,044
Weekly 57% 32% 10% 1% 934
Seldom/never 35% 23% 42% < 1% 171

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 13% 8% 19% 1% 11,044
Weekly 41% 20% 9% 29% < 1% 934
Seldom/never 30% 8% 5% 54% 3% 171

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 6% 2% 25% 2% 11,044
Weekly 49% 9% 4% 37% 1% 934
Seldom/never 43% 11% 2% 44% 1% 171

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 3% 3% 1% 11,044
Weekly 70% 16% 7% 7% 1% 934
Seldom/never 57% 12% 5% 20% 6% 171

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 15% 8% 19% 2% 11,044
Weekly 47% 17% 11% 23% 1% 934
Seldom/never 58% 9% 9% 21% 2% 171

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 5% 24% 3% 3% 11,044
Weekly 43% 11% 37% 6% 2% 934
Seldom/never 26% 24% 40% 8% 3% 171

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Frequency of prayer There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 2% 1% 11,044
Weekly 36% 62% 2% < 1% 934
Seldom/never 19% 78% 3% 1% 171

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 28% 5% 7% 5% 11,044
Weekly 47% 31% 2% 13% 6% 934
Seldom/never 28% 17% 1% 48% 6% 171

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 6% 6% 11,044
Weekly 87% 8% 5% 934
Seldom/never 50% 40% 10% 171

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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 77% 16% 7% 11,044
Weekly 74% 19% 7% 934
Seldom/never 38% 49% 12% 171

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 18% 36% 11,044
Weekly 39% 17% 44% 934
Seldom/never 26% 25% 49% 171

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 27% 14% 7% 11,044
Weekly 40% 33% 22% 5% 934
Seldom/never 25% 34% 34% 7% 171

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 38% 3% 4% 11,044
Weekly 47% 48% 2% 2% 934
Seldom/never 48% 43% 4% 5% 171

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 5% 2% 11,044
Weekly 45% 50% 2% 2% 934
Seldom/never 37% 56% 4% 4% 171

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 65% 4% 11,044
Weekly 42% 53% 5% 934
Seldom/never 56% 40% 5% 171

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 54% 5% 4% 11,044
Weekly 54% 40% 3% 3% 934
Seldom/never 66% 24% 6% 3% 171

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 65% 8% 11,044
Weekly 42% 50% 8% 934
Seldom/never 58% 32% 9% 171

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Frequency of prayer Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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% 49% 3% 4% 11,044
Weekly 44% 51% 2% 3% 934
Seldom/never 28% 61% 5% 6% 171

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say humans…

Frequency of prayer Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,044. 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 10% 25% 3% 56% 6% 11,044
Weekly 20% 31% 4% 42% 4% 934
Seldom/never 46% 18% 4% 26% 7% 171