Frequency of prayer among liberals

% of liberals who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,504. 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 41% 16% 7% 37% 1% 8,504
2007 44% 17% 8% 29% 2% 6,809

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Frequency of prayer among liberals by religious group

% of liberals who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 136. 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 43% 17% 8% 30% 1% 136
Catholic 51% 23% 8% 17% < 1% 1,474
Evangelical Protestant 70% 18% 4% 7% < 1% 937
Historically Black Protestant 80% 13% 4% 3% < 1% 467
Jewish 18% 14% 8% 59% 1% 394
Mainline Protestant 50% 22% 8% 19% 1% 1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 9% 7% 68% < 1% 3,107

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,224. 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 18% 36% 29% 17% 3,224
Weekly 30% 34% 24% 13% 1,263
Monthly 33% 38% 20% 8% 543
Seldom/never 35% 34% 18% 12% 3,299

Generational cohort among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,224. 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 10% 15% 30% 34% 10% 1% 3,224
Weekly 20% 17% 26% 27% 9% < 1% 1,263
Monthly 22% 22% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 543
Seldom/never 22% 21% 26% 23% 7% 1% 3,299

Gender composition among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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% 3,270
Weekly 42% 58% 1,276
Monthly 48% 52% 549
Seldom/never 55% 45% 3,339

Racial and ethnic composition among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,224. 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% 21% 5% 22% 5% 3,224
Weekly 59% 11% 4% 22% 3% 1,258
Monthly 60% 11% 6% 20% 4% 544
Seldom/never 74% 4% 6% 12% 4% 3,313

Immigrant status among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,216. 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% 12% 67% 3,216
Weekly 19% 13% 68% 1,261
Monthly 18% 13% 69% 539
Seldom/never 15% 14% 70% 3,309

Income distribution among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 2,966. 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% 21% 20% 14% 2,966
Weekly 37% 18% 25% 20% 1,145
Monthly 33% 19% 22% 26% 502
Seldom/never 27% 18% 28% 26% 3,053

Educational distribution among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,254. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 29% 15% 12% 3,254
Weekly 41% 30% 16% 14% 1,270
Monthly 35% 30% 20% 15% 548
Seldom/never 27% 29% 25% 20% 3,329

Marital status among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,257. 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% 9% 18% 7% 23% 3,257
Weekly 39% 9% 14% 4% 34% 1,271
Monthly 38% 13% 9% 4% 37% 548
Seldom/never 38% 12% 11% 3% 36% 3,326

Parent of children under 18 among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,262. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 31% 69% 3,262
Weekly 30% 70% 1,274
Monthly 28% 72% 549
Seldom/never 23% 77% 3,332

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3,270
Weekly 51% 37% 7% 1% 2% 2% 1,276
Monthly 33% 42% 12% 1% 8% 4% 549
Seldom/never 12% 19% 13% 1% 49% 6% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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 68% 23% 5% 4% 1% 3,270
Weekly 37% 44% 13% 5% < 1% 1,276
Monthly 15% 52% 20% 12% < 1% 549
Seldom/never 6% 17% 28% 49% 1% 3,339

Attendance at religious services among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 37% 23% < 1% 3,270
Weekly 22% 47% 31% < 1% 1,276
Monthly 9% 50% 41% < 1% 549
Seldom/never 3% 21% 75% < 1% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 13% 9% 48% < 1% 3,270
Weekly 12% 10% 8% 69% < 1% 1,276
Monthly 5% 6% 7% 81% < 1% 549
Seldom/never 1% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 3,339

Frequency of meditation among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 8% 4% 29% 2% 3,270
Weekly 37% 12% 6% 44% 1% 1,276
Monthly 25% 18% 7% 49% 1% 549
Seldom/never 20% 10% 6% 63% 1% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 12% 8% 8% 1% 3,270
Weekly 50% 20% 14% 15% 1% 1,276
Monthly 39% 24% 18% 18% 1% 549
Seldom/never 33% 17% 11% 37% 1% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 14% 11% 20% 1% 3,270
Weekly 47% 19% 12% 21% 1% 1,276
Monthly 42% 20% 15% 22% 1% 549
Seldom/never 47% 16% 14% 22% 1% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 33% 12% 44% 8% 3% 3,270
Weekly 20% 18% 48% 12% 2% 1,276
Monthly 7% 20% 58% 14% 1% 549
Seldom/never 3% 22% 50% 23% 2% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 23% 74% 1% 2% 3,270
Weekly 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,276
Monthly 18% 81% < 1% 1% 549
Seldom/never 14% 84% 1% 1% 3,339

Frequency of reading scripture among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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% 13% 9% 32% 1% 3,270
Weekly 17% 14% 13% 55% 1% 1,276
Monthly 7% 6% 12% 74% < 1% 549
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 3,339

Interpreting scripture among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 34% 27% 2% 29% 8% 3,270
Weekly 21% 25% 1% 46% 8% 1,276
Monthly 11% 20% < 1% 61% 8% 549
Seldom/never 3% 7% < 1% 85% 4% 3,339

Belief in Heaven among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 81% 13% 5% 3,270
Weekly 71% 21% 8% 1,276
Monthly 59% 31% 10% 549
Seldom/never 21% 72% 7% 3,339

Belief in Hell among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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% 33% 7% 3,270
Weekly 52% 41% 8% 1,276
Monthly 41% 52% 7% 549
Seldom/never 15% 80% 5% 3,339

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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% 17% 69% 3,270
Weekly 12% 16% 72% 1,276
Monthly 15% 15% 70% 549
Seldom/never 8% 13% 80% 3,339

Views about size of government among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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 28% 65% 4% 4% 3,270
Weekly 29% 66% 3% 2% 1,276
Monthly 32% 62% 3% 4% 549
Seldom/never 28% 65% 4% 3% 3,339

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

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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 27% 68% 3% 2% 3,270
Weekly 28% 68% 3% 1% 1,276
Monthly 24% 72% 2% 2% 549
Seldom/never 19% 78% 2% 1% 3,339

Views about abortion among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 62% 34% 4% 3,270
Weekly 69% 28% 3% 1,276
Monthly 77% 19% 3% 549
Seldom/never 85% 13% 2% 3,339

Views about homosexuality among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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% 24% 4% 3% 3,270
Weekly 81% 15% 3% 2% 1,276
Monthly 88% 10% 1% 1% 549
Seldom/never 92% 6% 1% 1% 3,339

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

% of liberals who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. 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% 29% 8% 3,270
Weekly 76% 20% 4% 1,276
Monthly 84% 13% 4% 549
Seldom/never 91% 7% 2% 3,339

Views about environmental regulation among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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 25% 69% 2% 4% 3,270
Weekly 23% 74% 1% 1% 1,276
Monthly 21% 77% 1% 1% 549
Seldom/never 14% 83% 1% 1% 3,339

Views about human evolution among liberals by frequency of prayer

% of liberals 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 = 3,270. 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 28% 32% 4% 32% 4% 3,270
Weekly 47% 26% 5% 21% 3% 1,276
Monthly 55% 22% 4% 17% 2% 549
Seldom/never 80% 9% 3% 7% 2% 3,339