Frequency of prayer among married adults

% of married adults who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,827. 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 60% 15% 5% 19% 1% 17,827
2007 60% 17% 5% 17% 1% 20,430

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Frequency of prayer among married adults by religious group

% of married adults who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 103. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 40% 13% 11% 35% 1% 103
Catholic 61% 20% 7% 11% 1% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 82% 12% 2% 3% 1% 4,853
Hindu 55% 15% 10% 20% < 1% 131
Historically Black Protestant 84% 9% 4% 3% 1% 626
Jehovah's Witness 96% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 124
Jewish 33% 16% 9% 40% 1% 498
Mainline Protestant 56% 22% 7% 14% 1% 3,444
Mormon 87% 6% 3% 3% < 1% 454
Muslim 65% 11% 8% 16% < 1% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 10% 7% 63% < 1% 3,150

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,082. 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% 38% 34% 21% 10,082
Weekly 7% 41% 33% 19% 2,638
Monthly 6% 43% 34% 16% 929
Seldom/never 9% 45% 28% 19% 3,659
Don't know 5% 23% 32% 40% 142

Generational cohort among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,082. 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 2% 10% 33% 40% 14% 1% 10,082
Weekly 2% 12% 35% 40% 11% < 1% 2,638
Monthly 2% 13% 35% 41% 9% < 1% 929
Seldom/never 3% 14% 36% 35% 11% 1% 3,659
Don't know 1% 7% 19% 46% 23% 2% 142

Gender composition among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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% 57% 10,314
Weekly 51% 49% 2,682
Monthly 60% 40% 947
Seldom/never 65% 35% 3,712
Don't know 55% 45% 172

Racial and ethnic composition among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,168. 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% 10% 3% 14% 3% 10,168
Weekly 78% 5% 3% 12% 2% 2,649
Monthly 75% 5% 6% 12% 2% 935
Seldom/never 81% 2% 5% 9% 3% 3,661
Don't know 67% 8% 3% 17% 5% 159

Immigrant status among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,218. 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% 7% 78% 10,218
Weekly 15% 7% 78% 2,663
Monthly 17% 8% 75% 933
Seldom/never 15% 10% 75% 3,675
Don't know 22% 7% 70% 162

Income distribution among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 8,848. 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 23% 20% 34% 23% 8,848
Weekly 17% 18% 35% 30% 2,375
Monthly 16% 18% 32% 34% 839
Seldom/never 13% 16% 34% 37% 3,329

Educational distribution among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,255. 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% 31% 19% 12% 10,255
Weekly 35% 29% 21% 15% 2,673
Monthly 34% 30% 20% 16% 941
Seldom/never 28% 26% 25% 21% 3,699
Don't know 38% 23% 23% 17% 163

Parent of children under 18 among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,264. 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% 61% 10,264
Weekly 42% 58% 2,669
Monthly 41% 59% 943
Seldom/never 40% 60% 3,697
Don't know 20% 80% 164

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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 87% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10,314
Weekly 62% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2,682
Monthly 42% 43% 9% 1% 4% 2% 947
Seldom/never 16% 27% 14% 1% 36% 7% 3,712
Don't know 61% 17% 2% 6% 1% 13% 172

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

% of married adults who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% 10,314
Weekly 45% 45% 8% 2% < 1% 2,682
Monthly 21% 54% 19% 5% 1% 947
Seldom/never 6% 24% 31% 38% < 1% 3,712
Don't know 54% 21% 6% 5% 14% 172

Attendance at religious services among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 27% 11% < 1% 10,314
Weekly 31% 47% 22% < 1% 2,682
Monthly 8% 56% 36% < 1% 947
Seldom/never 4% 27% 69% < 1% 3,712
Don't know 37% 28% 20% 15% 172

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

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 12% 10% 34% < 1% 10,314
Weekly 13% 9% 10% 68% < 1% 2,682
Monthly 3% 5% 8% 83% < 1% 947
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 3,712
Don't know 13% 11% 7% 46% 23% 172

Frequency of meditation among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 7% 3% 33% 2% 10,314
Weekly 29% 10% 6% 54% 1% 2,682
Monthly 18% 13% 8% 60% 1% 947
Seldom/never 16% 8% 5% 71% 1% 3,712
Don't know 32% 4% 4% 39% 21% 172

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 78% 11% 5% 4% 1% 10,314
Weekly 50% 22% 15% 12% 1% 2,682
Monthly 33% 21% 20% 25% 2% 947
Seldom/never 31% 14% 14% 39% 2% 3,712
Don't know 57% 8% 5% 12% 18% 172

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 15% 11% 22% 2% 10,314
Weekly 35% 19% 16% 28% 1% 2,682
Monthly 30% 20% 21% 29% 1% 947
Seldom/never 36% 16% 17% 31% 1% 3,712
Don't know 41% 9% 10% 26% 14% 172

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 6% 32% 4% 3% 10,314
Weekly 24% 12% 54% 9% 2% 2,682
Monthly 11% 13% 63% 10% 3% 947
Seldom/never 4% 15% 59% 19% 2% 3,712
Don't know 33% 4% 43% 5% 15% 172

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

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 49% 1% 1% 10,314
Weekly 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,682
Monthly 29% 68% 2% < 1% 947
Seldom/never 23% 76% 1% < 1% 3,712
Don't know 40% 54% 2% 4% 172

Frequency of reading scripture among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 11% 8% 21% 1% 10,314
Weekly 16% 13% 14% 56% 1% 2,682
Monthly 4% 9% 13% 74% < 1% 947
Seldom/never 1% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 3,712
Don't know 23% 14% 7% 33% 22% 172

Interpreting scripture among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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 46% 31% 4% 13% 6% 10,314
Weekly 21% 38% 2% 32% 7% 2,682
Monthly 15% 31% 2% 44% 9% 947
Seldom/never 5% 11% < 1% 77% 7% 3,712
Don't know 22% 16% 13% 22% 28% 172

Belief in Heaven among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 8% 7% 10,314
Weekly 80% 13% 7% 2,682
Monthly 69% 22% 9% 947
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 3,712
Don't know 54% 16% 29% 172

Belief in Hell among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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 72% 20% 8% 10,314
Weekly 60% 32% 8% 2,682
Monthly 50% 42% 9% 947
Seldom/never 22% 70% 8% 3,712
Don't know 44% 27% 29% 172

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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% 17% 33% 10,314
Weekly 45% 15% 40% 2,682
Monthly 38% 17% 45% 947
Seldom/never 31% 17% 52% 3,712
Don't know 31% 38% 30% 172

Political ideology among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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% 28% 15% 5% 10,314
Weekly 37% 38% 20% 4% 2,682
Monthly 30% 41% 24% 5% 947
Seldom/never 22% 36% 37% 5% 3,712
Don't know 30% 31% 13% 25% 172

Views about size of government among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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% 32% 3% 4% 10,314
Weekly 61% 33% 3% 3% 2,682
Monthly 57% 37% 2% 3% 947
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 3% 3,712
Don't know 50% 25% 4% 21% 172

Views about government aid to the poor among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 40% 4% 2% 10,314
Weekly 52% 43% 3% 2% 2,682
Monthly 50% 45% 3% 1% 947
Seldom/never 41% 55% 3% 1% 3,712
Don't know 41% 42% 6% 10% 172

Views about abortion among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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% 59% 4% 10,314
Weekly 57% 40% 3% 2,682
Monthly 66% 31% 3% 947
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 3,712
Don't know 37% 40% 24% 172

Views about homosexuality among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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% 48% 5% 4% 10,314
Weekly 67% 26% 4% 3% 2,682
Monthly 73% 21% 3% 3% 947
Seldom/never 83% 12% 3% 2% 3,712
Don't know 39% 29% 9% 23% 172

Views about same-sex marriage among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,314. 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 34% 58% 8% 10,314
Weekly 55% 37% 8% 2,682
Monthly 63% 31% 7% 947
Seldom/never 78% 16% 5% 3,712
Don't know 34% 40% 26% 172

Views about environmental regulation among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. 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 46% 48% 3% 3% 10,314
Weekly 41% 56% 2% 1% 2,682
Monthly 36% 59% 3% 3% 947
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 2% 3,712
Don't know 36% 46% 6% 12% 172

Views about human evolution among married adults by frequency of prayer

% of married adults 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 = 10,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 14% 28% 4% 50% 5% 10,314
Weekly 33% 33% 4% 26% 4% 2,682
Monthly 42% 28% 6% 21% 3% 947
Seldom/never 71% 11% 5% 11% 2% 3,712
Don't know 21% 18% 15% 30% 17% 172