Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,725. 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 82% 13% 2% 3% 1% 18,725
2007 80% 13% 2% 3% 1% 20,547

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very 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 77% 16% 3% 3% 1% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 84% 10% 3% 2% 1% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 93% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 224
Jewish 62% 16% 10% 10% 2% 279
Mainline Protestant 77% 17% 2% 3% 1% 3,317
Mormon 93% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 559
Muslim 86% 9% 2% 3% < 1% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 67% 15% 4% 12% 1% 826

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,037. 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% 33% 30% 22% 15,037
Weekly 22% 34% 27% 18% 2,213
Monthly 27% 35% 24% 14% 378
Seldom/never 21% 38% 23% 17% 469
Don't know 9% 30% 22% 40% 175

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,037. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 9% 11% 27% 35% 15% 2% 15,037
Weekly 14% 14% 27% 32% 11% 1% 2,213
Monthly 14% 19% 28% 28% 10% 1% 378
Seldom/never 12% 17% 31% 28% 11% 1% 469
Don't know 6% 4% 29% 30% 27% 5% 175

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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% 60% 15,407
Weekly 52% 48% 2,249
Monthly 57% 43% 381
Seldom/never 66% 34% 481
Don't know 44% 56% 207

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,185. 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% 17% 2% 15% 4% 15,185
Weekly 60% 14% 3% 20% 3% 2,217
Monthly 44% 18% 6% 29% 3% 376
Seldom/never 50% 14% 5% 28% 3% 478
Don't know 60% 19% 1% 14% 6% 186

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,207. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 15% 8% 77% 15,207
Weekly 18% 9% 73% 2,222
Monthly 28% 11% 61% 372
Seldom/never 27% 13% 60% 468
Don't know 16% 6% 78% 196

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 13,147. 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% 21% 26% 15% 13,147
Weekly 37% 21% 25% 17% 1,947
Monthly 41% 19% 20% 20% 324
Seldom/never 50% 20% 19% 11% 410
Don't know 54% 14% 21% 11% 112

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,323. 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% 32% 15% 9% 15,323
Weekly 48% 29% 14% 9% 2,238
Monthly 52% 28% 9% 11% 380
Seldom/never 62% 19% 11% 7% 474
Don't know 52% 23% 15% 10% 196

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,336. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 5% 14% 9% 18% 15,336
Weekly 49% 6% 13% 6% 26% 2,243
Monthly 46% 10% 11% 5% 28% 380
Seldom/never 39% 7% 15% 7% 31% 475
Don't know 47% 1% 15% 16% 21% 197

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,348. 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% 69% 15,348
Weekly 31% 69% 2,241
Monthly 34% 66% 379
Seldom/never 27% 73% 479
Don't know 16% 84% 201

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 15,407
Weekly 79% 18% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,249
Monthly 68% 25% 3% 1% 1% 1% 381
Seldom/never 58% 24% 4% 3% 8% 2% 481
Don't know 77% 11% < 1% 6% < 1% 5% 207

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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% < 1% 15,407
Weekly 45% 40% 14% < 1% 2,249
Monthly 25% 57% 18% < 1% 381
Seldom/never 27% 32% 41% 1% 481
Don't know 43% 31% 15% 12% 207

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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% 13% 10% 30% 1% 15,407
Weekly 23% 15% 13% 49% < 1% 2,249
Monthly 13% 13% 12% 62% < 1% 381
Seldom/never 11% 6% 7% 74% 1% 481
Don't know 23% 9% 9% 37% 22% 207

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 58% 7% 3% 30% 2% 15,407
Weekly 34% 10% 6% 48% 1% 2,249
Monthly 27% 16% 5% 50% 2% 381
Seldom/never 25% 10% 4% 59% 2% 481
Don't know 44% 5% 3% 23% 25% 207

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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 81% 10% 4% 4% 1% 15,407
Weekly 60% 19% 11% 8% 1% 2,249
Monthly 47% 19% 16% 17% 1% 381
Seldom/never 45% 15% 8% 29% 2% 481
Don't know 59% 8% 7% 8% 19% 207

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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% 15% 10% 21% 2% 15,407
Weekly 39% 17% 15% 28% 2% 2,249
Monthly 36% 16% 18% 29% 1% 381
Seldom/never 40% 12% 13% 34% 2% 481
Don't know 48% 10% 8% 20% 15% 207

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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 59% 5% 29% 4% 3% 15,407
Weekly 39% 9% 42% 7% 3% 2,249
Monthly 26% 6% 52% 12% 3% 381
Seldom/never 30% 11% 45% 11% 3% 481
Don't know 42% 6% 36% 1% 15% 207

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 53% 2% 1% 15,407
Weekly 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,249
Monthly 30% 68% 2% < 1% 381
Seldom/never 24% 73% 1% 2% 481
Don't know 35% 51% 6% 8% 207

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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 65% 12% 6% 16% 1% 15,407
Weekly 30% 19% 14% 36% 1% 2,249
Monthly 14% 18% 19% 49% < 1% 381
Seldom/never 16% 9% 9% 65% 1% 481
Don't know 36% 15% 11% 17% 20% 207

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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% 30% 4% 8% 6% 15,407
Weekly 38% 37% 3% 15% 6% 2,249
Monthly 35% 31% 3% 21% 10% 381
Seldom/never 36% 21% 2% 33% 8% 481
Don't know 27% 16% 16% 9% 32% 207

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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 89% 6% 6% 15,407
Weekly 89% 7% 4% 2,249
Monthly 83% 12% 5% 381
Seldom/never 70% 24% 6% 481
Don't know 69% 8% 23% 207

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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% 16% 8% 15,407
Weekly 72% 21% 7% 2,249
Monthly 68% 25% 7% 381
Seldom/never 53% 40% 7% 481
Don't know 57% 18% 26% 207

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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% 17% 38% 15,407
Weekly 40% 17% 43% 2,249
Monthly 27% 24% 49% 381
Seldom/never 27% 26% 47% 481
Don't know 28% 38% 35% 207

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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% 28% 15% 7% 15,407
Weekly 40% 34% 21% 5% 2,249
Monthly 32% 37% 21% 10% 381
Seldom/never 27% 30% 33% 10% 481
Don't know 36% 28% 10% 26% 207

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 39% 3% 4% 15,407
Weekly 49% 45% 3% 3% 2,249
Monthly 37% 56% 2% 4% 381
Seldom/never 36% 58% 2% 3% 481
Don't know 35% 38% 8% 18% 207

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. 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% 45% 4% 2% 15,407
Weekly 47% 48% 3% 2% 2,249
Monthly 43% 51% 3% 4% 381
Seldom/never 37% 57% 3% 3% 481
Don't know 36% 42% 6% 15% 207

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 35% 61% 5% 15,407
Weekly 45% 50% 4% 2,249
Monthly 47% 48% 5% 381
Seldom/never 48% 46% 6% 481
Don't know 36% 41% 24% 207

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 43% 48% 5% 4% 15,407
Weekly 59% 34% 4% 3% 2,249
Monthly 61% 33% 3% 3% 381
Seldom/never 64% 26% 7% 4% 481
Don't know 40% 38% 8% 14% 207

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very important who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,407. 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% 59% 8% 15,407
Weekly 48% 44% 8% 2,249
Monthly 52% 38% 10% 381
Seldom/never 50% 38% 13% 481
Don't know 30% 46% 23% 207

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 50% 3% 4% 15,407
Weekly 41% 54% 2% 3% 2,249
Monthly 42% 52% 2% 4% 381
Seldom/never 41% 51% 2% 6% 481
Don't know 34% 43% 9% 15% 207

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 15,407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 12% 28% 3% 52% 6% 15,407
Weekly 21% 33% 3% 38% 5% 2,249
Monthly 26% 34% 4% 32% 4% 381
Seldom/never 33% 26% 8% 29% 4% 481
Don't know 9% 16% 13% 43% 20% 207