Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,790. 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 13% 13% 10% 64% < 1% 3,790
2007 13% 16% 12% 58% 1% 3,114

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 19% 14% 12% 55% < 1% 569
Evangelical Protestant 28% 18% 11% 42% 1% 174
Jewish 6% 7% 4% 82% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 13% 20% 15% 52% < 1% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 10% 8% 71% < 1% 1,924

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 470. 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% 40% 28% 12% 470
Weekly 33% 34% 23% 10% 443
Monthly 27% 43% 18% 11% 387
Seldom/never 36% 33% 19% 12% 2,426

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 470. 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% 33% 31% 8% 1% 470
Weekly 23% 16% 28% 27% 6% 1% 443
Monthly 19% 18% 33% 24% 5% < 1% 387
Seldom/never 23% 20% 26% 23% 7% 1% 2,426

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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% 479
Weekly 44% 56% 448
Monthly 51% 49% 391
Seldom/never 63% 37% 2,454

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

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

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 472. 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% 9% 5% 16% 6% 472
Weekly 78% 8% 4% 7% 4% 447
Monthly 78% 6% 5% 8% 3% 386
Seldom/never 76% 3% 8% 9% 3% 2,426

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 469. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 16% 13% 71% 469
Weekly 8% 12% 80% 444
Monthly 11% 11% 78% 387
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 2,428

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 421. 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% 20% 29% 13% 421
Weekly 30% 13% 31% 26% 402
Monthly 28% 18% 27% 27% 358
Seldom/never 24% 22% 29% 26% 2,204

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

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

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 475. 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% 17% 13% 475
Weekly 30% 37% 19% 14% 446
Monthly 35% 36% 17% 13% 388
Seldom/never 31% 32% 23% 14% 2,448

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 476. 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% 8% 17% 5% 30% 476
Weekly 42% 11% 11% 3% 33% 445
Monthly 46% 10% 11% 3% 31% 390
Seldom/never 42% 9% 8% 3% 37% 2,444

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 477. 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% 75% 477
Weekly 31% 69% 446
Monthly 24% 76% 391
Seldom/never 23% 77% 2,448

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 35% 8% < 1% 2% 3% 479
Weekly 30% 47% 15% < 1% 3% 5% 448
Monthly 19% 49% 19% 2% 8% 3% 391
Seldom/never 10% 30% 22% 1% 28% 8% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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 5% 39% 56% 1% 479
Weekly 4% 39% 57% < 1% 448
Monthly < 1% 42% 57% 1% 391
Seldom/never 2% 31% 67% < 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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 7% 5% 8% 79% 1% 479
Weekly 2% 2% 5% 90% < 1% 448
Monthly 1% 2% 5% 92% < 1% 391
Seldom/never 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 8% 3% 37% 2% 479
Weekly 32% 13% 6% 49% < 1% 448
Monthly 18% 17% 7% 58% < 1% 391
Seldom/never 14% 10% 6% 70% 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 12% 12% 17% 2% 479
Weekly 42% 20% 18% 19% 1% 448
Monthly 28% 22% 20% 29% 1% 391
Seldom/never 25% 17% 15% 42% 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 12% 12% 19% 1% 479
Weekly 47% 18% 15% 19% 1% 448
Monthly 38% 16% 17% 28% 1% 391
Seldom/never 36% 20% 17% 27% 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 19% 58% 12% 1% 479
Weekly 4% 20% 64% 10% 2% 448
Monthly 5% 17% 65% 12% 1% 391
Seldom/never 2% 18% 62% 17% 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 74% 3% 1% 479
Weekly 21% 77% 1% 1% 448
Monthly 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 391
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% < 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 13% 8% 59% < 1% 479
Weekly 4% 7% 9% 79% 1% 448
Monthly 1% 4% 7% 88% < 1% 391
Seldom/never 1% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 21% 1% 54% 11% 479
Weekly 8% 19% < 1% 68% 6% 448
Monthly 3% 22% < 1% 67% 7% 391
Seldom/never 3% 9% < 1% 80% 8% 2,454

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

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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 63% 28% 8% 479
Weekly 60% 28% 12% 448
Monthly 56% 31% 14% 391
Seldom/never 32% 56% 12% 2,454

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

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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% 53% 8% 479
Weekly 41% 48% 11% 448
Monthly 36% 54% 11% 391
Seldom/never 24% 67% 9% 2,454

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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 31% 21% 49% 479
Weekly 29% 18% 53% 448
Monthly 34% 16% 50% 391
Seldom/never 29% 17% 54% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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% 35% 33% 8% 479
Weekly 21% 37% 38% 5% 448
Monthly 21% 42% 30% 7% 391
Seldom/never 18% 41% 36% 5% 2,454

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

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

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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% 43% 5% 5% 479
Weekly 50% 44% 3% 4% 448
Monthly 53% 43% 2% 2% 391
Seldom/never 52% 42% 3% 3% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 56% 4% 1% 479
Weekly 37% 57% 4% 2% 448
Monthly 42% 52% 4% 2% 391
Seldom/never 39% 56% 3% 1% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 25% 4% 479
Weekly 79% 18% 3% 448
Monthly 80% 18% 2% 391
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 75% 19% 2% 4% 479
Weekly 87% 10% 2% 1% 448
Monthly 86% 11% 1% 2% 391
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 2% 2,454

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

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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% 479
Weekly 81% 13% 6% 448
Monthly 78% 17% 4% 391
Seldom/never 82% 14% 4% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 479. 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% 61% 1% 2% 479
Weekly 31% 67% 1% 1% 448
Monthly 28% 69% 1% 1% 391
Seldom/never 27% 69% 2% 2% 2,454

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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
Sample size = 479. 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% 24% 6% 23% 4% 479
Weekly 56% 24% 6% 12% 2% 448
Monthly 64% 17% 6% 12% 1% 391
Seldom/never 75% 10% 5% 9% 2% 2,454