Frequency of prayer among men

% of men who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,514. 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 46% 16% 7% 30% 1% 17,514
2007 49% 18% 7% 25% 2% 16,291

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Frequency of prayer among men by religious group

% of men who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 138. 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.
Buddhist 29% 15% 17% 40% < 1% 138
Catholic 49% 22% 9% 19% 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 73% 16% 4% 6% 1% 4,061
Hindu 46% 11% 12% 31% < 1% 136
Historically Black Protestant 74% 13% 6% 6% 1% 818
Jewish 27% 14% 8% 49% 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 44% 24% 9% 22% 2% 2,778
Mormon 84% 8% 1% 7% < 1% 347
Muslim 67% 10% 7% 14% 2% 152
Orthodox Christian 50% 19% 7% 20% 3% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 9% 7% 69% < 1% 4,471

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,940. 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% 35% 29% 18% 7,940
Weekly 23% 34% 28% 15% 2,715
Monthly 25% 37% 25% 12% 1,151
Seldom/never 31% 35% 20% 13% 5,257
Don't know 9% 31% 33% 26% 159

Generational cohort among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,940. 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 11% 12% 29% 35% 12% 1% 7,940
Weekly 15% 15% 28% 33% 9% 1% 2,715
Monthly 16% 18% 28% 30% 7% 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 20% 20% 27% 25% 8% 1% 5,257
Don't know 6% 6% 29% 41% 17% 1% 159

Racial and ethnic composition among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,937. 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% 15% 3% 16% 4% 7,937
Weekly 68% 9% 3% 16% 3% 2,706
Monthly 64% 11% 6% 16% 3% 1,154
Seldom/never 74% 5% 6% 12% 3% 5,250
Don't know 61% 16% 1% 17% 5% 160

Immigrant status among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,984. 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% 8% 76% 7,984
Weekly 14% 10% 76% 2,733
Monthly 16% 11% 73% 1,147
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 5,261
Don't know 23% 9% 68% 173

Income distribution among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 7,172. 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% 21% 28% 19% 7,172
Weekly 30% 20% 28% 22% 2,472
Monthly 27% 18% 29% 26% 1,040
Seldom/never 25% 21% 29% 25% 4,823
Don't know 54% 18% 17% 12% 102

Educational distribution among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,041. 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% 31% 15% 10% 8,041
Weekly 44% 30% 16% 10% 2,738
Monthly 46% 30% 14% 11% 1,158
Seldom/never 39% 29% 20% 12% 5,308
Don't know 43% 33% 15% 10% 168

Marital status among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,055. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 5% 13% 4% 23% 8,055
Weekly 48% 7% 12% 4% 29% 2,740
Monthly 47% 11% 10% 2% 31% 1,163
Seldom/never 41% 10% 10% 2% 36% 5,305
Don't know 51% 2% 19% 3% 25% 166

Parent of children under 18 among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,056. 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% 72% 8,056
Weekly 27% 73% 2,739
Monthly 26% 74% 1,159
Seldom/never 22% 78% 5,302
Don't know 15% 85% 176

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% 1% 8,091
Weekly 62% 31% 5% 1% 1% 1% 2,749
Monthly 41% 39% 12% 1% 5% 3% 1,166
Seldom/never 16% 24% 13% 1% 39% 7% 5,324
Don't know 62% 10% 2% 10% 2% 15% 184

Importance of religion in one's life among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 17% 3% 2% 1% 8,091
Weekly 45% 44% 8% 3% 1% 2,749
Monthly 20% 55% 17% 7% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 7% 23% 29% 40% 1% 5,324
Don't know 45% 28% 3% 6% 18% 184

Attendance at religious services among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 30% 15% < 1% 8,091
Weekly 29% 46% 24% < 1% 2,749
Monthly 8% 59% 32% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 4% 26% 70% < 1% 5,324
Don't know 21% 33% 28% 18% 184

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 13% 10% 37% < 1% 8,091
Weekly 14% 11% 12% 63% < 1% 2,749
Monthly 3% 6% 10% 80% < 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 5,324
Don't know 10% 7% 7% 47% 30% 184

Frequency of meditation among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 7% 3% 32% 2% 8,091
Weekly 32% 11% 6% 49% 1% 2,749
Monthly 19% 14% 8% 58% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 16% 8% 5% 70% 1% 5,324
Don't know 35% 5% 5% 34% 21% 184

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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 74% 13% 5% 7% 1% 8,091
Weekly 49% 21% 14% 14% 1% 2,749
Monthly 35% 21% 19% 24% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 28% 15% 13% 43% 2% 5,324
Don't know 46% 13% 6% 17% 18% 184

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 15% 11% 20% 2% 8,091
Weekly 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 2,749
Monthly 36% 19% 17% 26% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 42% 16% 15% 27% 1% 5,324
Don't know 46% 13% 6% 22% 13% 184

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 35% 5% 3% 8,091
Weekly 24% 12% 52% 10% 3% 2,749
Monthly 11% 15% 61% 12% 2% 1,166
Seldom/never 4% 18% 58% 19% 2% 5,324
Don't know 21% 10% 49% 9% 12% 184

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 51% 2% 1% 8,091
Weekly 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,749
Monthly 28% 69% 1% 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 5,324
Don't know 32% 55% 6% 7% 184

Frequency of reading scripture among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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% 13% 8% 23% 1% 8,091
Weekly 19% 16% 14% 49% 1% 2,749
Monthly 6% 11% 15% 69% < 1% 1,166
Seldom/never 3% 3% 6% 88% < 1% 5,324
Don't know 17% 12% 13% 33% 26% 184

Interpreting scripture among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 31% 4% 15% 7% 8,091
Weekly 25% 36% 2% 30% 7% 2,749
Monthly 16% 28% 1% 46% 9% 1,166
Seldom/never 6% 11% < 1% 76% 7% 5,324
Don't know 22% 8% 8% 24% 38% 184

Belief in Heaven among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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 85% 8% 7% 8,091
Weekly 81% 12% 7% 2,749
Monthly 71% 21% 8% 1,166
Seldom/never 32% 59% 9% 5,324
Don't know 53% 16% 31% 184

Belief in Hell among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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 75% 18% 7% 8,091
Weekly 65% 27% 8% 2,749
Monthly 55% 38% 8% 1,166
Seldom/never 25% 68% 8% 5,324
Don't know 39% 25% 36% 184

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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% 17% 35% 8,091
Weekly 44% 17% 39% 2,749
Monthly 38% 18% 43% 1,166
Seldom/never 30% 21% 49% 5,324
Don't know 22% 40% 38% 184

Political ideology among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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 50% 28% 16% 6% 8,091
Weekly 39% 35% 21% 5% 2,749
Monthly 30% 42% 23% 5% 1,166
Seldom/never 22% 38% 34% 6% 5,324
Don't know 27% 31% 13% 29% 184

Views about size of government among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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% 34% 3% 3% 8,091
Weekly 60% 34% 3% 3% 2,749
Monthly 57% 37% 3% 2% 1,166
Seldom/never 54% 39% 3% 3% 5,324
Don't know 46% 27% 9% 18% 184

Views about government aid to the poor among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 4% 2% 8,091
Weekly 51% 43% 3% 2% 2,749
Monthly 50% 44% 4% 2% 1,166
Seldom/never 41% 54% 4% 2% 5,324
Don't know 36% 48% 7% 10% 184

Views about abortion among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 57% 5% 8,091
Weekly 53% 43% 4% 2,749
Monthly 60% 36% 4% 1,166
Seldom/never 75% 21% 4% 5,324
Don't know 38% 31% 32% 184

Views about homosexuality among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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% 50% 5% 4% 8,091
Weekly 60% 32% 4% 3% 2,749
Monthly 68% 25% 4% 3% 1,166
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 2% 5,324
Don't know 39% 31% 10% 20% 184

Views about same-sex marriage among men by frequency of prayer

% of men who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,091. 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% 58% 8% 8,091
Weekly 51% 41% 8% 2,749
Monthly 59% 33% 8% 1,166
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 5,324
Don't know 32% 36% 32% 184

Views about environmental regulation among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 47% 3% 3% 8,091
Weekly 44% 52% 2% 2% 2,749
Monthly 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,166
Seldom/never 31% 64% 3% 2% 5,324
Don't know 33% 51% 5% 12% 184

Views about human evolution among men by frequency of prayer

% of men 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 = 8,091. 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% 29% 3% 46% 5% 8,091
Weekly 29% 34% 5% 28% 4% 2,749
Monthly 43% 28% 5% 21% 2% 1,166
Seldom/never 70% 12% 5% 11% 2% 5,324
Don't know 24% 17% 17% 26% 16% 184