Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,049. 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 61% 16% 5% 17% 1% 13,049
2007 60% 17% 5% 17% 1% 13,662

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Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by religious group

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 107. 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 45% 16% 13% 24% 2% 107
Catholic 60% 21% 7% 11% 1% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 83% 10% 3% 4% 1% 749
Jewish 30% 16% 11% 42% 2% 330
Mainline Protestant 57% 21% 7% 14% 1% 2,435
Mormon 86% 7% 3% 3% 1% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 12% 6% 58% 1% 2,281

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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 < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 7,688
Weekly < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 2,021
Monthly < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 690
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 82% 18% 2,519
Don't know < 1% < 1% 75% 25% 131

Gender composition among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 59% 7,688
Weekly 52% 48% 2,021
Monthly 62% 38% 690
Seldom/never 66% 34% 2,519
Don't know 58% 42% 131

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,560. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 68% 14% 2% 12% 4% 7,560
Weekly 77% 8% 2% 10% 2% 1,991
Monthly 80% 6% 3% 9% 1% 685
Seldom/never 84% 4% 3% 6% 3% 2,492
Don't know 72% 9% 3% 11% 5% 123

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,608. 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 12% 6% 82% 7,608
Weekly 10% 7% 83% 2,008
Monthly 12% 7% 81% 685
Seldom/never 12% 8% 80% 2,500
Don't know 16% 10% 74% 128

Income distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,765. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 35% 20% 28% 18% 6,765
Weekly 29% 19% 29% 23% 1,818
Monthly 27% 16% 27% 31% 622
Seldom/never 23% 17% 29% 31% 2,281

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,665. 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% 16% 10% 7,665
Weekly 44% 29% 16% 11% 2,015
Monthly 39% 31% 18% 13% 689
Seldom/never 36% 25% 21% 18% 2,514
Don't know 41% 28% 15% 15% 127

Marital status among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,663. 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% 3% 20% 7% 9% 7,663
Weekly 60% 6% 19% 6% 10% 2,013
Monthly 66% 6% 14% 5% 9% 690
Seldom/never 59% 8% 18% 5% 11% 2,512
Don't know 57% 2% 24% 4% 13% 121

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,677. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 14% 86% 7,677
Weekly 13% 87% 2,018
Monthly 16% 84% 688
Seldom/never 12% 88% 2,516
Don't know 6% 94% 128

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,688
Weekly 65% 29% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,021
Monthly 45% 41% 9% 1% 2% 2% 690
Seldom/never 20% 29% 12% 1% 31% 7% 2,519
Don't know 55% 16% 2% 8% 2% 17% 131

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 15% 2% 2% 1% 7,688
Weekly 44% 45% 7% 3% < 1% 2,021
Monthly 21% 56% 17% 6% < 1% 690
Seldom/never 8% 26% 30% 36% 1% 2,519
Don't know 41% 30% 2% 9% 18% 131

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 31% 15% < 1% 7,688
Weekly 29% 44% 27% < 1% 2,021
Monthly 6% 55% 38% < 1% 690
Seldom/never 4% 24% 72% < 1% 2,519
Don't know 26% 27% 28% 18% 131

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 11% 9% 40% < 1% 7,688
Weekly 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 2,021
Monthly 2% 5% 7% 86% < 1% 690
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,519
Don't know 10% 6% 6% 51% 26% 131

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 6% 3% 31% 2% 7,688
Weekly 33% 11% 6% 49% 1% 2,021
Monthly 18% 14% 8% 59% 2% 690
Seldom/never 19% 7% 5% 69% 1% 2,519
Don't know 32% 4% 2% 40% 22% 131

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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 78% 10% 5% 6% 1% 7,688
Weekly 52% 20% 14% 13% 1% 2,021
Monthly 33% 22% 18% 25% 1% 690
Seldom/never 28% 14% 14% 42% 2% 2,519
Don't know 47% 16% 6% 11% 21% 131

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 14% 10% 21% 2% 7,688
Weekly 39% 17% 16% 27% 1% 2,021
Monthly 34% 16% 19% 30% 1% 690
Seldom/never 38% 15% 16% 31% 1% 2,519
Don't know 40% 9% 8% 27% 15% 131

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 6% 35% 4% 3% 7,688
Weekly 26% 10% 54% 7% 2% 2,021
Monthly 14% 11% 62% 10% 2% 690
Seldom/never 5% 15% 62% 15% 3% 2,519
Don't know 27% 7% 46% 9% 11% 131

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 53% 2% 1% 7,688
Weekly 34% 64% 2% 1% 2,021
Monthly 29% 70% 1% < 1% 690
Seldom/never 24% 73% 2% 1% 2,519
Don't know 25% 68% 2% 5% 131

Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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 57% 11% 7% 24% 1% 7,688
Weekly 18% 13% 14% 55% < 1% 2,021
Monthly 4% 7% 13% 76% < 1% 690
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 2,519
Don't know 18% 10% 11% 41% 20% 131

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 28% 4% 15% 7% 7,688
Weekly 25% 34% 2% 31% 8% 2,021
Monthly 15% 27% 2% 44% 12% 690
Seldom/never 8% 12% 1% 73% 6% 2,519
Don't know 13% 14% 7% 28% 38% 131

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 7,688
Weekly 79% 13% 8% 2,021
Monthly 71% 20% 8% 690
Seldom/never 34% 56% 10% 2,519
Don't know 50% 20% 30% 131

Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 7,688
Weekly 59% 32% 9% 2,021
Monthly 52% 40% 8% 690
Seldom/never 24% 67% 9% 2,519
Don't know 38% 29% 33% 131

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 15% 41% 7,688
Weekly 39% 14% 47% 2,021
Monthly 40% 12% 48% 690
Seldom/never 28% 18% 54% 2,519
Don't know 30% 33% 38% 131

Political ideology among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 48% 29% 18% 6% 7,688
Weekly 38% 37% 21% 3% 2,021
Monthly 35% 37% 24% 4% 690
Seldom/never 22% 35% 38% 5% 2,519
Don't know 33% 28% 10% 29% 131

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 37% 3% 4% 7,688
Weekly 56% 36% 4% 4% 2,021
Monthly 56% 39% 2% 3% 690
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 4% 2,519
Don't know 46% 31% 9% 14% 131

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 46% 4% 2% 7,688
Weekly 47% 48% 3% 2% 2,021
Monthly 46% 48% 4% 2% 690
Seldom/never 37% 58% 4% 2% 2,519
Don't know 35% 48% 5% 12% 131

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 5% 7,688
Weekly 60% 36% 4% 2,021
Monthly 69% 29% 3% 690
Seldom/never 80% 16% 3% 2,519
Don't know 50% 23% 27% 131

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 48% 44% 5% 4% 7,688
Weekly 65% 27% 4% 4% 2,021
Monthly 68% 26% 3% 2% 690
Seldom/never 78% 16% 4% 3% 2,519
Don't know 48% 29% 9% 14% 131

Views about same-sex marriage among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,688. 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% 55% 8% 7,688
Weekly 56% 37% 8% 2,021
Monthly 57% 35% 8% 690
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 2,519
Don't know 35% 34% 31% 131

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 50% 2% 3% 7,688
Weekly 40% 55% 2% 2% 2,021
Monthly 39% 57% 2% 3% 690
Seldom/never 32% 64% 2% 2% 2,519
Don't know 32% 47% 8% 13% 131

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by frequency of prayer

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,688. 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% 29% 4% 48% 5% 7,688
Weekly 29% 33% 4% 31% 3% 2,021
Monthly 40% 28% 6% 23% 4% 690
Seldom/never 66% 14% 5% 13% 3% 2,519
Don't know 28% 15% 13% 27% 17% 131