Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,303. 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 56% 16% 6% 22% 1% 7,303
2007 54% 19% 6% 20% 1% 8,092

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Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 59% 20% 7% 13% 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 79% 13% 3% 4% 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 83% 10% 3% 3% 1% 450
Jewish 34% 13% 6% 47% < 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 53% 25% 9% 13% 1% 1,044
Mormon 86% 3% 3% 8% < 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 12% 7% 58% < 1% 1,764

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,896
Weekly < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,169
Monthly < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 433
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,762

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 58% 3,896
Weekly 49% 51% 1,169
Monthly 58% 42% 433
Seldom/never 66% 34% 1,762

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,849. 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% 16% 3% 21% 5% 3,849
Weekly 68% 9% 3% 17% 3% 1,159
Monthly 68% 8% 4% 17% 3% 424
Seldom/never 75% 4% 6% 13% 3% 1,742

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,856. 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 20% 7% 72% 3,856
Weekly 19% 8% 74% 1,157
Monthly 19% 10% 71% 428
Seldom/never 18% 9% 73% 1,738

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,565. 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% 20% 28% 20% 3,565
Weekly 27% 20% 27% 26% 1,086
Monthly 26% 18% 26% 30% 400
Seldom/never 20% 18% 32% 31% 1,654

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,882. 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% 32% 18% 12% 3,882
Weekly 38% 27% 20% 15% 1,167
Monthly 39% 29% 16% 16% 431
Seldom/never 32% 27% 23% 18% 1,761

Marital status among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 60% 7% 16% 2% 15% 3,889
Weekly 58% 7% 17% 2% 17% 1,167
Monthly 57% 14% 14% < 1% 16% 433
Seldom/never 56% 10% 12% 1% 21% 1,760

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,879. 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% 39% 3,879
Weekly 60% 40% 1,165
Monthly 54% 46% 431
Seldom/never 51% 49% 1,758

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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 84% 13% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3,896
Weekly 60% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,169
Monthly 42% 39% 11% 1% 5% 2% 433
Seldom/never 18% 26% 13% 1% 36% 6% 1,762

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 76% 18% 3% 2% 1% 3,896
Weekly 42% 45% 9% 3% 1% 1,169
Monthly 21% 49% 23% 6% < 1% 433
Seldom/never 8% 22% 29% 41% < 1% 1,762

Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 33% 14% < 1% 3,896
Weekly 23% 50% 28% < 1% 1,169
Monthly 6% 55% 39% < 1% 433
Seldom/never 4% 23% 72% < 1% 1,762

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 14% 10% 37% < 1% 3,896
Weekly 12% 11% 9% 67% < 1% 1,169
Monthly 3% 6% 9% 81% 1% 433
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 1,762

Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 8% 3% 35% 2% 3,896
Weekly 30% 10% 5% 54% 1% 1,169
Monthly 20% 14% 8% 57% 1% 433
Seldom/never 17% 8% 5% 69% 1% 1,762

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 7% 5% 1% 3,896
Weekly 48% 23% 15% 13% 1% 1,169
Monthly 33% 19% 21% 26% 1% 433
Seldom/never 31% 14% 14% 40% 1% 1,762

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 16% 11% 24% 2% 3,896
Weekly 38% 19% 16% 27% 1% 1,169
Monthly 31% 19% 20% 29% < 1% 433
Seldom/never 35% 16% 17% 32% < 1% 1,762

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 7% 36% 5% 3% 3,896
Weekly 22% 13% 51% 12% 2% 1,169
Monthly 9% 15% 64% 10% 1% 433
Seldom/never 6% 15% 58% 20% 2% 1,762

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 56% 1% 1% 3,896
Weekly 29% 68% 1% 2% 1,169
Monthly 28% 70% 2% 1% 433
Seldom/never 21% 78% 1% < 1% 1,762

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 13% 8% 21% < 1% 3,896
Weekly 18% 15% 14% 54% 1% 1,169
Monthly 5% 8% 18% 70% < 1% 433
Seldom/never 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 1,762

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 15% 6% 3,896
Weekly 24% 34% 2% 33% 7% 1,169
Monthly 12% 30% 1% 49% 7% 433
Seldom/never 8% 10% < 1% 75% 6% 1,762

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 3,896
Weekly 81% 13% 6% 1,169
Monthly 70% 22% 7% 433
Seldom/never 34% 58% 8% 1,762

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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 73% 20% 7% 3,896
Weekly 63% 29% 8% 1,169
Monthly 51% 40% 9% 433
Seldom/never 24% 68% 8% 1,762

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 20% 39% 3,896
Weekly 39% 18% 43% 1,169
Monthly 34% 24% 42% 433
Seldom/never 27% 20% 54% 1,762

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 19% 6% 3,896
Weekly 33% 39% 23% 5% 1,169
Monthly 22% 42% 29% 7% 433
Seldom/never 19% 36% 39% 6% 1,762

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 42% 3% 3% 3,896
Weekly 54% 41% 3% 3% 1,169
Monthly 56% 37% 3% 3% 433
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,762

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 5% 2% 3,896
Weekly 47% 49% 4% 1% 1,169
Monthly 50% 47% 3% 1% 433
Seldom/never 40% 55% 4% 1% 1,762

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 54% 4% 3,896
Weekly 60% 36% 3% 1,169
Monthly 62% 33% 5% 433
Seldom/never 78% 18% 4% 1,762

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 41% 5% 4% 3,896
Weekly 73% 21% 3% 3% 1,169
Monthly 77% 16% 4% 3% 433
Seldom/never 83% 11% 3% 2% 1,762

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 9% 3,896
Weekly 61% 31% 8% 1,169
Monthly 66% 27% 7% 433
Seldom/never 79% 15% 6% 1,762

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 55% 3% 3% 3,896
Weekly 37% 61% 1% 1% 1,169
Monthly 37% 59% 4% < 1% 433
Seldom/never 28% 68% 2% 2% 1,762

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by frequency of prayer

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,896. 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% 48% 4% 3,896
Weekly 34% 33% 4% 26% 3% 1,169
Monthly 41% 27% 6% 24% 2% 433
Seldom/never 72% 10% 5% 12% 2% 1,762