Frequency of prayer among women

% of women who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,557. 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% 15% 5% 16% 1% 17,557
2007 66% 16% 5% 12% 1% 19,265

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Frequency of prayer among women by religious group

% of women who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 126. 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 59% 17% 4% 19% 2% 126
Catholic 67% 19% 5% 8% 1% 3,776
Evangelical Protestant 83% 12% 2% 2% 1% 4,532
Historically Black Protestant 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 1,098
Jehovah's Witness 92% 5% 1% 1% 1% 158
Jewish 31% 18% 8% 41% 2% 419
Mainline Protestant 62% 22% 6% 9% 1% 3,305
Mormon 86% 7% 4% 3% < 1% 317
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 13% 7% 53% 1% 3,085

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 16% 33% 29% 22% 10,954
Weekly 26% 35% 25% 14% 2,510
Monthly 30% 37% 21% 12% 752
Seldom/never 36% 33% 19% 12% 2,741
Don't know 8% 23% 22% 47% 166

Generational cohort among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 9% 12% 28% 34% 15% 2% 10,954
Weekly 17% 15% 28% 29% 9% 1% 2,510
Monthly 19% 19% 28% 26% 7% < 1% 752
Seldom/never 25% 19% 25% 22% 8% 1% 2,741
Don't know 6% 6% 19% 32% 30% 7% 166

Racial and ethnic composition among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,102. 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% 16% 3% 15% 4% 11,102
Weekly 68% 10% 3% 15% 3% 2,525
Monthly 66% 7% 5% 19% 3% 757
Seldom/never 76% 4% 6% 11% 3% 2,771
Don't know 71% 11% 3% 10% 4% 187

Immigrant status among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,089. 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% 9% 76% 11,089
Weekly 14% 10% 75% 2,508
Monthly 17% 12% 71% 748
Seldom/never 15% 13% 72% 2,763
Don't know 13% 7% 79% 187

Income distribution among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 9,438. 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% 21% 24% 13% 9,438
Weekly 38% 19% 26% 17% 2,214
Monthly 38% 19% 23% 21% 677
Seldom/never 31% 20% 26% 23% 2,447
Don't know 50% 15% 18% 17% 105

Educational distribution among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 42% 33% 16% 9% 11,180
Weekly 40% 33% 16% 11% 2,538
Monthly 36% 33% 19% 12% 759
Seldom/never 30% 31% 23% 16% 2,784
Don't know 43% 24% 18% 14% 194

Marital status among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,188. 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% 6% 15% 11% 17% 11,188
Weekly 46% 8% 13% 7% 26% 2,541
Monthly 45% 11% 12% 6% 27% 760
Seldom/never 40% 11% 10% 5% 34% 2,781
Don't know 41% 3% 17% 19% 20% 192

Parent of children under 18 among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,207. 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% 11,207
Weekly 33% 67% 2,544
Monthly 33% 67% 761
Seldom/never 27% 73% 2,793
Don't know 15% 85% 196

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say they…

Frequency of prayer Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 12% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11,245
Weekly 62% 32% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,550
Monthly 39% 45% 9% 1% 4% 2% 761
Seldom/never 17% 24% 15% 1% 36% 7% 2,799
Don't know 63% 18% 2% 6% 1% 10% 202

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

% of women who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 16% 3% 1% 1% 11,245
Weekly 41% 46% 10% 3% < 1% 2,550
Monthly 21% 50% 23% 6% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 6% 23% 31% 39% < 1% 2,799
Don't know 60% 22% 4% 4% 11% 202

Attendance at religious services among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 31% 14% 1% 11,245
Weekly 25% 48% 26% 1% 2,550
Monthly 9% 51% 39% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 5% 24% 71% < 1% 2,799
Don't know 35% 26% 22% 16% 202

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

% of women who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 12% 10% 38% 1% 11,245
Weekly 13% 10% 9% 68% < 1% 2,550
Monthly 4% 5% 7% 82% 1% 761
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 2,799
Don't know 16% 9% 7% 45% 23% 202

Frequency of meditation among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 7% 3% 33% 2% 11,245
Weekly 30% 11% 5% 53% 1% 2,550
Monthly 19% 17% 7% 56% 1% 761
Seldom/never 17% 10% 6% 67% 1% 2,799
Don't know 33% 7% 1% 30% 28% 202

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

% of women who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 11% 6% 5% 1% 11,245
Weekly 50% 24% 14% 12% 1% 2,550
Monthly 32% 25% 18% 23% 1% 761
Seldom/never 34% 17% 13% 35% 2% 2,799
Don't know 51% 6% 8% 11% 23% 202

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

% of women who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 15% 10% 23% 2% 11,245
Weekly 36% 20% 15% 27% 1% 2,550
Monthly 33% 17% 23% 27% 1% 761
Seldom/never 38% 17% 15% 30% 1% 2,799
Don't know 42% 8% 9% 24% 17% 202

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

% of women who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 7% 35% 4% 2% 11,245
Weekly 23% 13% 54% 9% 2% 2,550
Monthly 12% 14% 62% 10% 2% 761
Seldom/never 5% 16% 58% 19% 2% 2,799
Don't know 30% 5% 46% 3% 16% 202

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

% of women who say…

Frequency of prayer There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 60% 1% 1% 11,245
Weekly 25% 73% 1% 1% 2,550
Monthly 21% 79% 1% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,799
Don't know 34% 58% 2% 5% 202

Frequency of reading scripture among women by frequency of prayer

% of women 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 = 11,245. 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 58% 12% 7% 23% 1% 11,245
Weekly 18% 14% 14% 54% < 1% 2,550
Monthly 4% 8% 13% 74% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 2% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 2,799
Don't know 25% 13% 7% 34% 22% 202

Interpreting scripture among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 45% 31% 4% 14% 6% 11,245
Weekly 23% 35% 2% 32% 8% 2,550
Monthly 13% 29% 1% 48% 9% 761
Seldom/never 6% 10% 1% 76% 6% 2,799
Don't know 19% 17% 11% 23% 30% 202

Belief in Heaven among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 8% 6% 11,245
Weekly 81% 13% 6% 2,550
Monthly 71% 20% 9% 761
Seldom/never 33% 58% 9% 2,799
Don't know 55% 13% 32% 202

Belief in Hell among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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 70% 22% 8% 11,245
Weekly 59% 33% 9% 2,550
Monthly 48% 44% 8% 761
Seldom/never 22% 70% 8% 2,799
Don't know 40% 25% 34% 202

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 39% 18% 43% 11,245
Weekly 32% 17% 51% 2,550
Monthly 28% 21% 51% 761
Seldom/never 18% 18% 64% 2,799
Don't know 28% 37% 34% 202

Political ideology among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 32% 19% 7% 11,245
Weekly 27% 39% 28% 6% 2,550
Monthly 19% 37% 36% 7% 761
Seldom/never 13% 32% 49% 7% 2,799
Don't know 31% 26% 17% 26% 202

Views about size of government among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 45% 3% 4% 11,245
Weekly 43% 51% 2% 3% 2,550
Monthly 42% 51% 2% 5% 761
Seldom/never 37% 56% 3% 4% 2,799
Don't know 40% 33% 7% 20% 202

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

% of women who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 50% 4% 2% 11,245
Weekly 40% 54% 3% 2% 2,550
Monthly 38% 57% 2% 3% 761
Seldom/never 31% 65% 3% 1% 2,799
Don't know 38% 40% 5% 16% 202

Views about abortion among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 52% 4% 11,245
Weekly 62% 35% 3% 2,550
Monthly 71% 27% 2% 761
Seldom/never 82% 16% 2% 2,799
Don't know 43% 33% 24% 202

Views about homosexuality among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 37% 5% 4% 11,245
Weekly 79% 16% 2% 3% 2,550
Monthly 85% 11% 1% 3% 761
Seldom/never 92% 4% 2% 2% 2,799
Don't know 51% 25% 6% 18% 202

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

% of women who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 48% 8% 11,245
Weekly 69% 24% 7% 2,550
Monthly 77% 17% 5% 761
Seldom/never 88% 7% 4% 2,799
Don't know 41% 32% 27% 202

Views about environmental regulation among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say…

Frequency of prayer Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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% 55% 3% 5% 11,245
Weekly 33% 63% 2% 2% 2,550
Monthly 30% 67% 2% 2% 761
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 3% 2,799
Don't know 26% 48% 7% 19% 202

Views about human evolution among women by frequency of prayer

% of women who say humans…

Frequency of prayer Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,245. 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 17% 28% 3% 47% 5% 11,245
Weekly 35% 29% 3% 29% 4% 2,550
Monthly 44% 23% 5% 25% 4% 761
Seldom/never 72% 11% 3% 11% 3% 2,799
Don't know 21% 13% 13% 36% 17% 202