Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,966. 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 9% 4% 3% 83% < 1% 3,966
2007 12% 5% 5% 77% 1% 2,468

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 9% 11% 9% 71% < 1% 160
Mainline Protestant 21% 9% 4% 66% < 1% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 3% 3% 88% < 1% 3,232

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 339. 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% 38% 26% 16% 339
Weekly 28% 34% 28% 9% 160
Monthly 30% 38% 24% 8% 113
Seldom/never 34% 36% 18% 12% 3,276

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 339. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 10% 16% 32% 32% 10% < 1% 339
Weekly 15% 19% 28% 31% 6% < 1% 160
Monthly 23% 17% 27% 27% 5% < 1% 113
Seldom/never 22% 20% 28% 22% 7% 1% 3,276

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 50% 350
Weekly 52% 48% 161
Monthly 64% 36% 114
Seldom/never 65% 35% 3,321

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 330. 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% 12% 3% 18% 6% 330
Weekly 69% 10% 3% 16% 2% 159
Monthly 61% 14% 5% 15% 4% 113
Seldom/never 79% 3% 5% 9% 3% 3,280

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 341. 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 13% 15% 72% 341
Weekly 13% 13% 73% 160
Monthly 15% 12% 73% 111
Seldom/never 12% 13% 75% 3,285

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 305. 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% 27% 21% 20% 305
Weekly 43% 10% 25% 22% 146
Monthly 43% 20% 14% 23% 102
Seldom/never 24% 18% 30% 27% 3,022

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 344. 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% 38% 14% 10% 344
Weekly 38% 32% 15% 15% 160
Monthly 47% 27% 16% 11% 112
Seldom/never 30% 31% 23% 16% 3,314

Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 343. 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% 11% 21% 5% 31% 343
Weekly 31% 8% 21% 8% 32% 160
Monthly 38% 10% 6% 3% 44% 114
Seldom/never 39% 12% 10% 3% 36% 3,313

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 347. 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 22% 78% 347
Weekly 24% 76% 161
Monthly 18% 82% 113
Seldom/never 23% 77% 3,310

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 66% 19% 8% < 1% 5% 2% 350
Weekly 53% 27% 13% 1% 3% 3% 161
Monthly 24% 29% 17% < 1% 21% 9% 114
Seldom/never 6% 10% 10% 1% 66% 7% 3,321

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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 13% 19% 67% < 1% 350
Weekly 5% 18% 76% 1% 161
Monthly 4% 18% 79% < 1% 114
Seldom/never < 1% 8% 91% < 1% 3,321

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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% 3% 6% 69% 1% 350
Weekly 7% 4% 6% 82% 1% 161
Monthly 1% 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 114
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 3,321

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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 67% 5% 4% 22% 3% 350
Weekly 46% 11% 3% 40% 1% 161
Monthly 26% 15% 5% 54% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 18% 8% 5% 69% < 1% 3,321

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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% 9% 6% 11% 1% 350
Weekly 57% 13% 4% 23% 3% 161
Monthly 34% 26% 11% 29% 1% 114
Seldom/never 31% 14% 9% 43% 2% 3,321

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 66% 7% 9% 18% 1% 350
Weekly 55% 12% 10% 21% 2% 161
Monthly 48% 21% 12% 18% 1% 114
Seldom/never 45% 16% 13% 26% 1% 3,321

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 10% 21% 52% 13% 4% 350
Weekly 6% 19% 58% 12% 4% 161
Monthly 2% 18% 67% 13% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 1% 18% 54% 25% 2% 3,321

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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 26% 69% 2% 3% 350
Weekly 23% 75% < 1% 2% 161
Monthly 14% 83% 3% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 17% 82% 1% 1% 3,321

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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% 6% 4% 54% 3% 350
Weekly 11% 7% 7% 75% < 1% 161
Monthly 4% 5% 6% 86% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 3,321

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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% 16% 2% 56% 11% 350
Weekly 16% 12% 2% 61% 9% 161
Monthly 4% 12% < 1% 82% 2% 114
Seldom/never 1% 2% < 1% 93% 4% 3,321

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 38% 12% 350
Weekly 49% 39% 12% 161
Monthly 43% 52% 5% 114
Seldom/never 11% 83% 6% 3,321

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 36% 53% 11% 350
Weekly 37% 52% 11% 161
Monthly 27% 70% 3% 114
Seldom/never 7% 88% 5% 3,321

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 25% 29% 47% 350
Weekly 20% 24% 56% 161
Monthly 15% 22% 63% 114
Seldom/never 20% 19% 61% 3,321

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 24% 31% 38% 7% 350
Weekly 10% 30% 42% 17% 161
Monthly 13% 32% 51% 4% 114
Seldom/never 13% 32% 48% 7% 3,321

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 36% 5% 8% 350
Weekly 42% 51% 3% 4% 161
Monthly 42% 46% 4% 8% 114
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 3% 3,321

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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 36% 51% 8% 5% 350
Weekly 30% 64% 4% 2% 161
Monthly 34% 62% 3% 2% 114
Seldom/never 33% 63% 3% 1% 3,321

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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% 32% 6% 350
Weekly 64% 33% 4% 161
Monthly 67% 32% 1% 114
Seldom/never 85% 12% 3% 3,321

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 71% 21% 6% 2% 350
Weekly 82% 14% 2% 3% 161
Monthly 75% 16% 4% 6% 114
Seldom/never 90% 6% 2% 1% 3,321

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 64% 26% 10% 350
Weekly 73% 15% 12% 161
Monthly 70% 21% 9% 114
Seldom/never 88% 8% 4% 3,321

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 350. 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 29% 63% 4% 4% 350
Weekly 34% 64% 1% 1% 161
Monthly 25% 70% 2% 2% 114
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 2% 3,321

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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
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At least daily 38% 22% 5% 32% 4% 350
Weekly 43% 25% 4% 18% 9% 161
Monthly 60% 15% 8% 14% 3% 114
Seldom/never 84% 6% 3% 6% 2% 3,321