Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,894. 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 49% 26% 10% 14% 1% 2,894
2007 56% 26% 7% 10% 1% 2,904

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Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture 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 61% 26% 8% 5% < 1% 755
Evangelical Protestant 58% 27% 9% 5% 1% 561
Historically Black Protestant 60% 20% 10% 8% 2% 148
Mainline Protestant 47% 35% 9% 7% 1% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 18% 12% 46% 1% 442

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,400. 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% 38% 29% 17% 1,400
Weekly 26% 33% 26% 15% 755
Monthly 22% 42% 23% 13% 254
Seldom/never 38% 34% 17% 11% 403

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,400. 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% 12% 32% 33% 12% 1% 1,400
Weekly 17% 16% 27% 31% 10% < 1% 755
Monthly 13% 16% 35% 26% 9% 1% 254
Seldom/never 26% 21% 26% 21% 7% < 1% 403

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 1,424
Weekly 51% 49% 761
Monthly 62% 38% 259
Seldom/never 71% 29% 416

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,408. 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% 11% 5% 15% 4% 1,408
Weekly 68% 9% 4% 16% 4% 752
Monthly 56% 12% 7% 21% 4% 256
Seldom/never 66% 8% 7% 15% 4% 408

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,406. 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% 1,406
Weekly 13% 10% 77% 753
Monthly 23% 8% 68% 252
Seldom/never 18% 13% 69% 406

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,257. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 34% 20% 28% 18% 1,257
Weekly 28% 21% 30% 22% 687
Monthly 31% 21% 27% 21% 231
Seldom/never 30% 20% 26% 25% 381

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,413. 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% 32% 16% 12% 1,413
Weekly 37% 32% 18% 13% 759
Monthly 44% 31% 13% 12% 258
Seldom/never 34% 32% 20% 13% 411

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,419. 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% 7% 13% 7% 18% 1,419
Weekly 48% 6% 12% 5% 29% 759
Monthly 44% 10% 13% 5% 28% 259
Seldom/never 37% 10% 9% 3% 41% 414

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,422. 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% 68% 1,422
Weekly 29% 71% 760
Monthly 33% 67% 259
Seldom/never 22% 78% 412

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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 80% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,424
Weekly 65% 30% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 761
Monthly 46% 36% 9% 3% 4% 2% 259
Seldom/never 21% 30% 12% 1% 31% 5% 416

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 29% 3% 1% 1% 1,424
Weekly 44% 48% 6% 1% < 1% 761
Monthly 28% 58% 10% 3% 1% 259
Seldom/never 12% 39% 26% 22% 1% 416

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 54% 15% < 1% 1,424
Weekly 20% 60% 20% < 1% 761
Monthly 10% 67% 22% 1% 259
Seldom/never 6% 47% 47% < 1% 416

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 11% 27% 51% < 1% 1,424
Weekly 6% 8% 24% 62% < 1% 761
Monthly 5% 8% 28% 59% < 1% 259
Seldom/never 2% 4% 16% 79% < 1% 416

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 10% 11% 40% 1% 1,424
Weekly 25% 12% 11% 51% 1% 761
Monthly 21% 18% 14% 43% 5% 259
Seldom/never 24% 17% 14% 44% 1% 416

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,424. 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 64% 16% 14% 5% 1% 1,424
Weekly 44% 25% 20% 11% < 1% 761
Monthly 36% 23% 25% 15% 1% 259
Seldom/never 34% 19% 16% 29% 2% 416

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 15% 19% 20% 1% 1,424
Weekly 37% 19% 19% 24% 1% 761
Monthly 35% 20% 27% 17% 1% 259
Seldom/never 53% 18% 14% 14% < 1% 416

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 9% 47% 9% 3% 1,424
Weekly 21% 14% 52% 9% 3% 761
Monthly 14% 15% 62% 8% 1% 259
Seldom/never 5% 20% 55% 18% 1% 416

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 65% 1% 1% 1,424
Weekly 28% 71% 1% 1% 761
Monthly 29% 68% 3% < 1% 259
Seldom/never 16% 84% < 1% < 1% 416

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 38% 3% 21% 8% 1,424
Weekly 21% 43% 2% 28% 7% 761
Monthly 20% 34% 1% 35% 10% 259
Seldom/never 8% 14% < 1% 71% 6% 416

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 9% 5% 1,424
Weekly 82% 12% 7% 761
Monthly 74% 18% 8% 259
Seldom/never 36% 55% 9% 416

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 1,424
Weekly 64% 28% 8% 761
Monthly 55% 36% 8% 259
Seldom/never 25% 66% 9% 416

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 16% 46% 1,424
Weekly 40% 14% 46% 761
Monthly 33% 20% 46% 259
Seldom/never 24% 17% 59% 416

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 35% 22% 5% 1,424
Weekly 34% 39% 23% 4% 761
Monthly 29% 40% 24% 7% 259
Seldom/never 20% 38% 38% 3% 416

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 51% 43% 3% 3% 1,424
Weekly 56% 39% 2% 3% 761
Monthly 49% 43% 3% 4% 259
Seldom/never 49% 46% 3% 2% 416

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 50% 3% 1% 1,424
Weekly 48% 48% 4% < 1% 761
Monthly 42% 51% 4% 2% 259
Seldom/never 31% 65% 3% 1% 416

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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 53% 42% 5% 1,424
Weekly 58% 38% 4% 761
Monthly 65% 32% 3% 259
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 416

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 4% 4% 1,424
Weekly 71% 21% 4% 4% 761
Monthly 71% 21% 5% 3% 259
Seldom/never 83% 12% 4% 2% 416

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 40% 8% 1,424
Weekly 62% 30% 8% 761
Monthly 54% 37% 10% 259
Seldom/never 80% 15% 5% 416

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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% 57% 2% 3% 1,424
Weekly 38% 59% 2% 1% 761
Monthly 40% 53% 4% 2% 259
Seldom/never 25% 70% 3% 2% 416

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by frequency of prayer

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,424. 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 23% 35% 4% 34% 3% 1,424
Weekly 28% 36% 5% 28% 2% 761
Monthly 36% 32% 5% 23% 5% 259
Seldom/never 71% 13% 4% 10% 2% 416