Frequency of prayer among parents

% of parents who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,366. 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 59% 16% 6% 19% < 1% 8,366
2007 59% 18% 5% 16% 1% 10,705

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Frequency of prayer among parents by religious group

% of parents 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 60% 21% 8% 11% < 1% 1,761
Evangelical Protestant 79% 14% 3% 3% < 1% 2,175
Historically Black Protestant 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 487
Jewish 40% 13% 10% 36% 1% 184
Mainline Protestant 56% 25% 7% 12% < 1% 1,218
Mormon 88% 6% 1% 4% < 1% 242
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 14% 7% 56% 1% 1,744

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,669. 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% 68% 14% 2% 4,669
Weekly 19% 67% 13% 1% 1,357
Monthly 19% 65% 15% 1% 479
Seldom/never 17% 70% 12% 1% 1,714

Generational cohort among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,669. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 5% 22% 56% 15% 1% < 1% 4,669
Weekly 7% 24% 55% 13% 1% < 1% 1,357
Monthly 7% 26% 52% 15% < 1% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 7% 25% 56% 12% 1% < 1% 1,714

Gender composition among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 63% 4,746
Weekly 44% 56% 1,368
Monthly 53% 47% 485
Seldom/never 60% 40% 1,731

Racial and ethnic composition among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,693. 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% 16% 3% 21% 5% 4,693
Weekly 62% 11% 3% 22% 2% 1,354
Monthly 59% 8% 5% 25% 3% 479
Seldom/never 71% 5% 5% 15% 3% 1,716

Immigrant status among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,687. 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 21% 8% 72% 4,687
Weekly 21% 8% 71% 1,355
Monthly 23% 11% 66% 473
Seldom/never 19% 9% 73% 1,712

Income distribution among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,335. 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% 19% 28% 18% 4,335
Weekly 33% 18% 25% 24% 1,290
Monthly 28% 18% 27% 27% 458
Seldom/never 24% 16% 30% 30% 1,616

Educational distribution among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,725. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 37% 34% 18% 11% 4,725
Weekly 38% 31% 18% 12% 1,366
Monthly 37% 32% 17% 14% 482
Seldom/never 33% 29% 21% 16% 1,727

Marital status among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,738. 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% 8% 12% 2% 11% 4,738
Weekly 64% 9% 11% 1% 14% 1,365
Monthly 65% 14% 11% 1% 9% 484
Seldom/never 68% 11% 10% 1% 10% 1,728

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 13% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,746
Weekly 60% 33% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,368
Monthly 44% 41% 10% < 1% 2% 1% 485
Seldom/never 18% 27% 13% 1% 34% 7% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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 80% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 4,746
Weekly 44% 45% 9% 2% < 1% 1,368
Monthly 24% 55% 16% 4% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 7% 25% 30% 38% < 1% 1,731

Attendance at religious services among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 32% 12% < 1% 4,746
Weekly 26% 49% 24% < 1% 1,368
Monthly 8% 59% 32% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 4% 28% 69% < 1% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 15% 10% 34% < 1% 4,746
Weekly 13% 12% 11% 64% < 1% 1,368
Monthly 5% 8% 9% 77% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,731

Frequency of meditation among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 3% 37% 2% 4,746
Weekly 28% 9% 5% 57% < 1% 1,368
Monthly 17% 12% 9% 61% 1% 485
Seldom/never 18% 8% 4% 70% < 1% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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 73% 14% 7% 6% 1% 4,746
Weekly 48% 24% 13% 14% 1% 1,368
Monthly 33% 22% 20% 24% 2% 485
Seldom/never 35% 15% 12% 37% 1% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 17% 12% 23% 1% 4,746
Weekly 38% 20% 15% 26% 1% 1,368
Monthly 30% 21% 20% 28% 1% 485
Seldom/never 36% 16% 16% 31% < 1% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 7% 35% 5% 2% 4,746
Weekly 22% 13% 53% 10% 2% 1,368
Monthly 13% 13% 62% 11% 1% 485
Seldom/never 5% 14% 59% 20% 2% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 56% 1% 1% 4,746
Weekly 31% 68% 1% 1% 1,368
Monthly 28% 70% 2% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 20% 79% 1% < 1% 1,731

Frequency of reading scripture among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 13% 8% 21% 1% 4,746
Weekly 18% 14% 13% 54% < 1% 1,368
Monthly 5% 10% 16% 69% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 1,731

Interpreting scripture among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 4% 13% 6% 4,746
Weekly 25% 35% 1% 30% 8% 1,368
Monthly 14% 32% 1% 44% 8% 485
Seldom/never 7% 11% < 1% 75% 7% 1,731

Belief in Heaven among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 7% 6% 4,746
Weekly 83% 12% 5% 1,368
Monthly 73% 20% 8% 485
Seldom/never 35% 56% 9% 1,731

Belief in Hell among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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 74% 19% 7% 4,746
Weekly 66% 27% 7% 1,368
Monthly 58% 34% 8% 485
Seldom/never 26% 66% 8% 1,731

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 20% 39% 4,746
Weekly 38% 21% 41% 1,368
Monthly 35% 21% 44% 485
Seldom/never 26% 24% 50% 1,731

Political ideology among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 30% 18% 6% 4,746
Weekly 31% 39% 24% 6% 1,368
Monthly 27% 38% 28% 6% 485
Seldom/never 19% 37% 37% 7% 1,731

Views about size of government among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 44% 3% 3% 4,746
Weekly 49% 46% 3% 3% 1,368
Monthly 51% 42% 2% 5% 485
Seldom/never 47% 46% 3% 3% 1,731

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

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 46% 5% 2% 4,746
Weekly 46% 49% 4% 2% 1,368
Monthly 50% 46% 3% 1% 485
Seldom/never 40% 56% 3% 1% 1,731

Views about abortion among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 58% 4% 4,746
Weekly 55% 43% 2% 1,368
Monthly 58% 39% 3% 485
Seldom/never 75% 21% 3% 1,731

Views about homosexuality among parents by frequency of prayer

% of parents who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. 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% 41% 5% 4% 4,746
Weekly 71% 23% 3% 3% 1,368
Monthly 77% 17% 2% 4% 485
Seldom/never 85% 10% 3% 2% 1,731

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

% of parents who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 51% 8% 4,746
Weekly 59% 33% 8% 1,368
Monthly 68% 27% 6% 485
Seldom/never 81% 14% 6% 1,731

Views about environmental regulation among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 53% 3% 3% 4,746
Weekly 37% 61% 1% 2% 1,368
Monthly 33% 62% 3% 2% 485
Seldom/never 29% 66% 2% 2% 1,731

Views about human evolution among parents by frequency of prayer

% of 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 = 4,746. 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% 29% 3% 47% 4% 4,746
Weekly 34% 31% 3% 28% 4% 1,368
Monthly 44% 27% 3% 24% 2% 485
Seldom/never 72% 12% 4% 10% 2% 1,731