Frequency of prayer among widowed adults

% of widowed adults who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,218. 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.
2014 71% 12% 3% 12% 1% 3,218
2007 74% 11% 3% 10% 2% 3,705

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Frequency of prayer among widowed adults by religious group

% of widowed adults 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% 12% 2% 7% 1% 721
Evangelical Protestant 82% 11% 2% 4% 1% 923
Historically Black Protestant 89% 6% 2% 1% 2% 196
Mainline Protestant 66% 17% 4% 11% 2% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 12% 7% 50% 1% 338

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,185. 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 < 1% 6% 20% 74% 2,185
Weekly 1% 9% 28% 62% 390
Monthly < 1% 3% 31% 66% 107
Seldom/never 1% 7% 23% 69% 402

Generational cohort among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,185. 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 < 1% 1% 6% 28% 54% 11% 2,185
Weekly < 1% 1% 9% 35% 47% 9% 390
Monthly < 1% 3% < 1% 43% 43% 11% 107
Seldom/never < 1% 1% 7% 33% 45% 14% 402

Gender composition among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 80% 2,236
Weekly 33% 67% 399
Monthly 36% 64% 108
Seldom/never 45% 55% 413

Racial and ethnic composition among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,210. 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% 15% 1% 8% 3% 2,210
Weekly 79% 10% < 1% 9% 2% 394
Monthly 75% 7% 4% 11% 4% 108
Seldom/never 87% 4% 1% 4% 5% 407

Immigrant status among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,202. 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 8% 10% 81% 2,202
Weekly 8% 9% 83% 393
Monthly 13% 12% 75% 105
Seldom/never 7% 17% 76% 409

Income distribution among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 1,801. 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% 20% 12% 5% 1,801
Weekly 58% 21% 12% 9% 333
Seldom/never 45% 25% 18% 12% 344

Educational distribution among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,226. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 60% 26% 8% 6% 2,226
Weekly 55% 28% 9% 7% 398
Monthly 54% 33% 6% 7% 108
Seldom/never 48% 23% 16% 13% 411

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

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,233. 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% 93% 2,233
Weekly 7% 93% 399
Monthly 10% 90% 108
Seldom/never 4% 96% 411

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 10% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 2,236
Weekly 69% 24% 4% 1% 1% 1% 399
Monthly 53% 42% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 108
Seldom/never 24% 26% 15% 3% 26% 7% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 84% 12% 2% 1% 1% 2,236
Weekly 48% 42% 4% 5% 1% 399
Monthly 28% 52% 15% 5% < 1% 108
Seldom/never 14% 28% 25% 32% 2% 413

Attendance at religious services among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 24% 16% 1% 2,236
Weekly 29% 43% 27% 2% 399
Monthly 16% 49% 35% < 1% 108
Seldom/never 7% 20% 73% 1% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 9% 10% 40% 2% 2,236
Weekly 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 399
Monthly 8% 2% 7% 83% < 1% 108
Seldom/never 2% 1% 3% 93% 1% 413

Frequency of meditation among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 67% 5% 2% 22% 4% 2,236
Weekly 41% 14% 5% 37% 2% 399
Monthly 21% 19% 2% 57% 1% 108
Seldom/never 22% 6% 4% 67% 2% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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 79% 8% 5% 7% 2% 2,236
Weekly 57% 15% 11% 14% 3% 399
Monthly 33% 15% 21% 31% 1% 108
Seldom/never 25% 9% 10% 52% 3% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 12% 10% 25% 3% 2,236
Weekly 35% 11% 15% 37% 2% 399
Monthly 27% 18% 17% 36% 2% 108
Seldom/never 30% 7% 19% 41% 2% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 51% 5% 38% 3% 4% 2,236
Weekly 22% 9% 58% 6% 5% 399
Monthly 16% 12% 65% 7% < 1% 108
Seldom/never 10% 13% 61% 14% 2% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 2% 3% 2,236
Weekly 28% 68% 1% 3% 399
Monthly 20% 78% < 1% 2% 108
Seldom/never 17% 78% 2% 4% 413

Frequency of reading scripture among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 60% 9% 6% 23% 2% 2,236
Weekly 26% 14% 14% 45% 1% 399
Monthly 11% 9% 20% 60% < 1% 108
Seldom/never 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 413

Interpreting scripture among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 24% 5% 11% 8% 2,236
Weekly 30% 32% 4% 24% 11% 399
Monthly 23% 37% < 1% 31% 9% 108
Seldom/never 12% 14% 1% 64% 10% 413

Belief in Heaven among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 5% 5% 2,236
Weekly 83% 8% 9% 399
Monthly 71% 16% 13% 108
Seldom/never 38% 52% 10% 413

Belief in Hell among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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 69% 20% 10% 2,236
Weekly 60% 28% 11% 399
Monthly 51% 38% 11% 108
Seldom/never 22% 69% 10% 413

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 18% 45% 2,236
Weekly 38% 13% 49% 399
Monthly 32% 9% 59% 108
Seldom/never 27% 17% 57% 413

Political ideology among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 32% 15% 8% 2,236
Weekly 36% 42% 19% 4% 399
Monthly 38% 31% 29% 2% 108
Seldom/never 20% 35% 35% 9% 413

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

% of widowed adults who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 39% 5% 6% 2,236
Weekly 53% 39% 4% 4% 399
Monthly 46% 43% 1% 10% 108
Seldom/never 50% 37% 6% 6% 413

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

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 2,236
Weekly 45% 51% 2% 3% 399
Monthly 41% 49% 2% 8% 108
Seldom/never 38% 53% 5% 4% 413

Views about abortion among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 2,236
Weekly 55% 39% 6% 399
Monthly 57% 39% 4% 108
Seldom/never 73% 22% 6% 413

Views about homosexuality among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 42% 48% 5% 6% 2,236
Weekly 51% 41% 4% 4% 399
Monthly 53% 40% 1% 6% 108
Seldom/never 66% 21% 8% 5% 413

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

% of widowed adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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 30% 58% 12% 2,236
Weekly 42% 46% 13% 399
Monthly 37% 46% 17% 108
Seldom/never 61% 29% 10% 413

Views about environmental regulation among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 48% 4% 9% 2,236
Weekly 38% 52% 3% 7% 399
Monthly 40% 54% 2% 4% 108
Seldom/never 34% 56% 4% 5% 413

Views about human evolution among widowed adults by frequency of prayer

% of widowed 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 = 2,236. 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% 21% 4% 49% 11% 2,236
Weekly 21% 28% 7% 35% 8% 399
Monthly 34% 22% 4% 34% 6% 108
Seldom/never 53% 11% 5% 24% 6% 413