Frequency of prayer among non-parents

% of non-parents who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 26,567. 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 54% 15% 6% 24% 1% 26,567
2007 57% 16% 6% 20% 2% 24,726

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Frequency of prayer among non-parents by religious group

% of non-parents who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 217. 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 41% 17% 10% 31% 1% 217
Catholic 58% 20% 7% 14% 1% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 78% 14% 3% 4% 1% 6,385
Hindu 43% 16% 17% 23% 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 80% 11% 4% 4% 1% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 89% 7% 2% 1% 1% 182
Jewish 25% 17% 8% 48% 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 53% 22% 7% 16% 2% 4,844
Mormon 83% 8% 3% 5% < 1% 419
Muslim 69% 7% 9% 12% 2% 147
Orthodox Christian 55% 21% 6% 15% 3% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 10% 7% 65% < 1% 5,788

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 14,185. 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 17% 18% 36% 29% 14,185
Weekly 27% 20% 32% 21% 3,858
Monthly 30% 26% 27% 17% 1,420
Seldom/never 38% 23% 22% 17% 6,269
Don't know 5% 22% 30% 42% 289

Generational cohort among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 14,185. 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 12% 8% 16% 43% 20% 2% 14,185
Weekly 20% 11% 16% 39% 13% 1% 3,858
Monthly 22% 16% 18% 33% 10% 1% 1,420
Seldom/never 26% 18% 17% 27% 10% 1% 6,269
Don't know 5% 2% 19% 41% 27% 5% 289

Gender composition among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 58% 14,517
Weekly 52% 48% 3,915
Monthly 61% 39% 1,435
Seldom/never 66% 34% 6,364
Don't know 51% 49% 336

Racial and ethnic composition among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 14,286. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 66% 15% 3% 13% 4% 14,286
Weekly 71% 9% 3% 13% 4% 3,863
Monthly 68% 10% 5% 14% 3% 1,427
Seldom/never 76% 4% 6% 11% 3% 6,283
Don't know 72% 10% 2% 11% 5% 305

Immigrant status among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 14,319. 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% 9% 78% 14,319
Weekly 11% 11% 78% 3,873
Monthly 14% 11% 74% 1,417
Seldom/never 12% 14% 74% 6,290
Don't know 14% 9% 77% 318

Income distribution among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 12,246. 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% 21% 25% 14% 12,246
Weekly 34% 21% 28% 17% 3,387
Monthly 33% 19% 26% 23% 1,256
Seldom/never 28% 22% 28% 22% 5,639
Don't know 51% 16% 19% 14% 181

Educational distribution among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 14,436. 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% 14% 9% 14,436
Weekly 44% 31% 15% 10% 3,897
Monthly 43% 31% 15% 11% 1,430
Seldom/never 36% 30% 21% 13% 6,343
Don't know 41% 30% 17% 12% 315

Marital status among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,445. 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% 5% 15% 11% 23% 14,445
Weekly 39% 7% 13% 7% 33% 3,900
Monthly 38% 10% 10% 5% 38% 1,433
Seldom/never 32% 10% 10% 4% 43% 6,336
Don't know 43% 3% 19% 13% 22% 316

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 14,517
Weekly 63% 30% 5% 1% 1% 1% 3,915
Monthly 38% 41% 11% 1% 6% 3% 1,435
Seldom/never 16% 24% 14% 1% 39% 7% 6,364
Don't know 60% 15% 2% 9% 2% 13% 336

Importance of religion in one's life among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 16% 3% 2% 1% 14,517
Weekly 43% 45% 9% 3% 1% 3,915
Monthly 19% 52% 21% 7% 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 6% 22% 30% 40% 1% 6,364
Don't know 52% 27% 2% 5% 15% 336

Attendance at religious services among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 30% 16% 1% 14,517
Weekly 27% 47% 26% < 1% 3,915
Monthly 8% 55% 36% < 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 4% 24% 71% < 1% 6,364
Don't know 28% 26% 27% 18% 336

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 11% 10% 40% 1% 14,517
Weekly 13% 10% 10% 67% < 1% 3,915
Monthly 3% 5% 9% 82% < 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 6,364
Don't know 13% 5% 6% 47% 28% 336

Frequency of meditation among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 57% 7% 3% 31% 2% 14,517
Weekly 32% 12% 6% 49% 1% 3,915
Monthly 19% 17% 8% 55% 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 16% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,364
Don't know 34% 6% 4% 30% 26% 336

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 14,517
Weekly 50% 22% 15% 13% 1% 3,915
Monthly 34% 23% 18% 24% 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 28% 16% 13% 41% 2% 6,364
Don't know 46% 11% 6% 16% 21% 336

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 14% 10% 22% 2% 14,517
Weekly 39% 17% 15% 26% 1% 3,915
Monthly 36% 17% 19% 26% 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 42% 16% 14% 27% 1% 6,364
Don't know 47% 10% 5% 22% 17% 336

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 7% 35% 4% 3% 14,517
Weekly 23% 13% 53% 9% 2% 3,915
Monthly 11% 15% 61% 11% 2% 1,435
Seldom/never 4% 18% 58% 18% 2% 6,364
Don't know 21% 9% 49% 5% 16% 336

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 57% 2% 1% 14,517
Weekly 28% 69% 1% 1% 3,915
Monthly 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 6,364
Don't know 29% 60% 5% 6% 336

Frequency of reading scripture among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 56% 12% 7% 24% 1% 14,517
Weekly 19% 15% 14% 51% 1% 3,915
Monthly 5% 10% 13% 72% < 1% 1,435
Seldom/never 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 6,364
Don't know 19% 12% 9% 35% 25% 336

Interpreting scripture among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 30% 4% 15% 7% 14,517
Weekly 23% 36% 2% 31% 7% 3,915
Monthly 15% 27% 1% 48% 9% 1,435
Seldom/never 6% 11% < 1% 77% 6% 6,364
Don't know 18% 13% 9% 24% 35% 336

Belief in Heaven among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 6% 14,517
Weekly 80% 13% 7% 3,915
Monthly 70% 21% 8% 1,435
Seldom/never 31% 59% 9% 6,364
Don't know 51% 15% 34% 336

Belief in Hell among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 71% 21% 8% 14,517
Weekly 60% 31% 9% 3,915
Monthly 49% 43% 8% 1,435
Seldom/never 23% 69% 8% 6,364
Don't know 36% 26% 39% 336

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 17% 41% 14,517
Weekly 38% 15% 47% 3,915
Monthly 34% 19% 47% 1,435
Seldom/never 26% 18% 56% 6,364
Don't know 25% 38% 36% 336

Political ideology among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 30% 18% 7% 14,517
Weekly 34% 37% 25% 5% 3,915
Monthly 25% 40% 29% 6% 1,435
Seldom/never 18% 36% 40% 6% 6,364
Don't know 28% 28% 15% 28% 336

Views about size of government among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 14,517
Weekly 53% 41% 3% 3% 3,915
Monthly 51% 44% 3% 3% 1,435
Seldom/never 48% 45% 3% 4% 6,364
Don't know 44% 27% 9% 20% 336

Views about government aid to the poor among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 47% 4% 2% 14,517
Weekly 46% 49% 3% 2% 3,915
Monthly 43% 51% 3% 3% 1,435
Seldom/never 36% 58% 4% 2% 6,364
Don't know 38% 44% 6% 12% 336

Views about abortion among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 53% 5% 14,517
Weekly 58% 38% 4% 3,915
Monthly 67% 29% 4% 1,435
Seldom/never 78% 18% 3% 6,364
Don't know 42% 28% 29% 336

Views about homosexuality among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 43% 5% 4% 14,517
Weekly 69% 24% 3% 3% 3,915
Monthly 75% 20% 3% 2% 1,435
Seldom/never 84% 11% 3% 2% 6,364
Don't know 47% 27% 8% 18% 336

Views about same-sex marriage among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,517. 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% 14,517
Weekly 60% 32% 8% 3,915
Monthly 66% 26% 8% 1,435
Seldom/never 79% 16% 5% 6,364
Don't know 38% 32% 30% 336

Views about environmental regulation among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 51% 3% 4% 14,517
Weekly 39% 56% 2% 2% 3,915
Monthly 36% 61% 2% 2% 1,435
Seldom/never 27% 68% 2% 3% 6,364
Don't know 29% 48% 6% 16% 336

Views about human evolution among non-parents by frequency of prayer

% of non-parents 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 = 14,517. 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% 28% 4% 46% 6% 14,517
Weekly 32% 32% 4% 28% 4% 3,915
Monthly 43% 25% 6% 22% 3% 1,435
Seldom/never 70% 11% 4% 12% 2% 6,364
Don't know 24% 14% 17% 27% 17% 336