Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. 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 64% 23% 5% 7% 1% 3,457
2007 67% 23% 5% 5% 1% 3,543

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Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 72% 20% 4% 3% 1% 782
Evangelical Protestant 70% 23% 4% 1% 1% 979
Historically Black Protestant 72% 20% 6% 2% < 1% 249
Mainline Protestant 62% 27% 4% 5% 1% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 20% 9% 29% < 1% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,211. 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% 36% 26% 16% 2,211
Weekly 30% 33% 23% 14% 769
Monthly 43% 32% 16% 9% 170
Seldom/never 37% 34% 18% 12% 209

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,211. 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% 13% 30% 31% 10% 1% 2,211
Weekly 21% 15% 27% 27% 9% 1% 769
Monthly 28% 26% 22% 20% 5% 1% 170
Seldom/never 21% 21% 29% 20% 9% < 1% 209

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 57% 2,261
Weekly 53% 47% 775
Monthly 64% 36% 170
Seldom/never 72% 28% 211

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,238. 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% 17% 3% 17% 3% 2,238
Weekly 64% 13% 3% 16% 4% 763
Monthly 49% 12% 7% 29% 2% 170
Seldom/never 65% 9% 7% 15% 4% 207

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 16% 10% 74% 2,232
Weekly 15% 10% 75% 766
Monthly 26% 18% 55% 165
Seldom/never 14% 14% 72% 210

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,989. 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% 21% 25% 16% 1,989
Weekly 36% 19% 25% 20% 687
Monthly 40% 21% 23% 17% 157
Seldom/never 36% 23% 28% 13% 194

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,254. 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% 33% 16% 9% 2,254
Weekly 43% 33% 13% 12% 775
Monthly 54% 24% 12% 10% 170
Seldom/never 36% 32% 22% 10% 210

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 14% 6% 23% 2,255
Weekly 41% 7% 15% 5% 32% 771
Monthly 41% 11% 8% 3% 36% 170
Seldom/never 34% 11% 10% 4% 41% 210

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,253. 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% 67% 2,253
Weekly 29% 71% 772
Monthly 28% 72% 170
Seldom/never 20% 80% 211

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they…

Frequency of prayer Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 82% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 2,261
Weekly 67% 27% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 775
Monthly 53% 30% 13% < 1% 2% 2% 170
Seldom/never 27% 30% 8% < 1% 29% 6% 211

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 76% 20% 3% 1% < 1% 2,261
Weekly 54% 41% 4% 1% < 1% 775
Monthly 38% 49% 9% 3% 2% 170
Seldom/never 20% 30% 23% 26% 1% 211

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 47% 13% < 1% 2,261
Weekly 31% 56% 13% 1% 775
Monthly 13% 66% 21% < 1% 170
Seldom/never 11% 36% 53% < 1% 211

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 21% 24% 15% 41% < 1% 2,261
Weekly 15% 22% 17% 46% < 1% 775
Monthly 6% 20% 14% 60% 1% 170
Seldom/never 4% 11% 5% 80% < 1% 211

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 44% 12% 3% 39% 2% 2,261
Weekly 29% 19% 5% 46% 1% 775
Monthly 23% 23% 6% 47% < 1% 170
Seldom/never 29% 16% 4% 52% < 1% 211

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,261. 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% 19% 7% 5% 1% 2,261
Weekly 48% 28% 14% 8% 2% 775
Monthly 42% 25% 17% 14% 2% 170
Seldom/never 44% 19% 11% 25% < 1% 211

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 21% 12% 22% 1% 2,261
Weekly 43% 19% 16% 21% 1% 775
Monthly 48% 17% 17% 18% 1% 170
Seldom/never 57% 18% 4% 21% < 1% 211

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 9% 41% 6% 3% 2,261
Weekly 29% 13% 47% 9% 2% 775
Monthly 10% 21% 56% 10% 3% 170
Seldom/never 9% 29% 47% 13% 2% 211

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say…

Frequency of prayer There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 35% 63% 1% 1% 2,261
Weekly 29% 68% 1% 1% 775
Monthly 28% 71% 1% < 1% 170
Seldom/never 21% 76% 1% 1% 211

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 37% 3% 14% 8% 2,261
Weekly 26% 40% 3% 23% 7% 775
Monthly 20% 35% 1% 31% 12% 170
Seldom/never 10% 20% < 1% 63% 7% 211

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 89% 7% 5% 2,261
Weekly 84% 11% 5% 775
Monthly 75% 15% 10% 170
Seldom/never 39% 50% 11% 211

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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 72% 21% 7% 2,261
Weekly 66% 26% 8% 775
Monthly 64% 28% 8% 170
Seldom/never 28% 65% 7% 211

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 15% 43% 2,261
Weekly 39% 16% 45% 775
Monthly 30% 19% 50% 170
Seldom/never 17% 20% 63% 211

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 34% 19% 5% 2,261
Weekly 35% 38% 23% 4% 775
Monthly 28% 46% 19% 7% 170
Seldom/never 15% 37% 43% 5% 211

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 51% 42% 3% 4% 2,261
Weekly 49% 46% 2% 3% 775
Monthly 45% 50% 4% < 1% 170
Seldom/never 39% 51% 5% 5% 211

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 47% 48% 4% 1% 2,261
Weekly 41% 54% 3% 2% 775
Monthly 45% 51% 2% 2% 170
Seldom/never 25% 71% 3% 2% 211

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 47% 50% 4% 2,261
Weekly 54% 43% 3% 775
Monthly 54% 42% 4% 170
Seldom/never 70% 27% 3% 211

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 2,261
Weekly 66% 26% 4% 4% 775
Monthly 75% 20% 4% 2% 170
Seldom/never 84% 14% 2% 1% 211

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 43% 10% 2,261
Weekly 57% 36% 8% 775
Monthly 67% 29% 4% 170
Seldom/never 74% 18% 8% 211

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say…

Frequency of prayer Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 53% 3% 3% 2,261
Weekly 40% 56% 2% 2% 775
Monthly 38% 58% 1% 2% 170
Seldom/never 25% 68% 5% 2% 211

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say humans…

Frequency of prayer Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,261. 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% 33% 4% 41% 4% 2,261
Weekly 27% 33% 4% 31% 5% 775
Monthly 33% 31% 5% 29% 2% 170
Seldom/never 61% 15% 6% 16% 2% 211