Frequency of prayer among moderates

% of moderates who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,653. 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 50% 17% 7% 25% 1% 11,653
2007 54% 20% 6% 20% 1% 12,825

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Frequency of prayer among moderates by religious group

% of moderates 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 55% 21% 9% 14% 1% 2,619
Evangelical Protestant 72% 18% 4% 6% 1% 2,236
Historically Black Protestant 78% 12% 4% 4% 2% 672
Jewish 26% 19% 10% 44% 1% 262
Mainline Protestant 51% 24% 8% 15% 1% 2,290
Mormon 89% 3% < 1% 8% < 1% 172
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 12% 7% 62% < 1% 2,681

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,792. 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 19% 34% 28% 19% 5,792
Weekly 25% 35% 27% 13% 1,966
Monthly 26% 39% 21% 13% 753
Seldom/never 34% 35% 20% 11% 2,838

Generational cohort among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,792. 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% 12% 29% 33% 13% 1% 5,792
Weekly 15% 16% 29% 31% 8% 1% 1,966
Monthly 16% 20% 29% 26% 8% 1% 753
Seldom/never 23% 20% 27% 23% 7% 1% 2,838

Gender composition among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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% 5,911
Weekly 47% 53% 1,991
Monthly 61% 39% 761
Seldom/never 68% 32% 2,878
Don't know 55% 45% 112

Racial and ethnic composition among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,844. 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% 17% 3% 15% 5% 5,844
Weekly 70% 9% 4% 13% 4% 1,971
Monthly 66% 9% 7% 16% 3% 758
Seldom/never 75% 4% 5% 12% 3% 2,836
Don't know 70% 16% 2% 11% < 1% 100

Immigrant status among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,856. 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% 10% 76% 5,856
Weekly 13% 10% 77% 1,979
Monthly 16% 11% 73% 750
Seldom/never 12% 13% 75% 2,842
Don't know 14% 4% 81% 106

Income distribution among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,184. 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% 20% 26% 16% 5,184
Weekly 30% 21% 28% 20% 1,791
Monthly 28% 18% 28% 26% 677
Seldom/never 25% 22% 28% 24% 2,583

Educational distribution among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,893. 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% 34% 16% 11% 5,893
Weekly 36% 33% 18% 13% 1,986
Monthly 40% 31% 16% 13% 759
Seldom/never 34% 32% 21% 12% 2,870
Don't know 37% 28% 19% 15% 108

Marital status among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,890. 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% 6% 14% 9% 22% 5,890
Weekly 48% 8% 12% 6% 26% 1,985
Monthly 47% 9% 12% 3% 29% 760
Seldom/never 41% 10% 9% 3% 37% 2,868
Don't know 48% < 1% 15% 14% 22% 109

Parent of children under 18 among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,893. 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% 5,893
Weekly 32% 68% 1,984
Monthly 28% 72% 759
Seldom/never 24% 76% 2,865
Don't know 14% 86% 106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 83% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5,911
Weekly 60% 34% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 37% 45% 11% < 1% 4% 2% 761
Seldom/never 17% 27% 16% 1% 33% 7% 2,878
Don't know 64% 21% 1% 8% < 1% 6% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 20% 3% 2% 1% 5,911
Weekly 39% 50% 9% 2% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 19% 54% 21% 5% 1% 761
Seldom/never 6% 25% 34% 35% < 1% 2,878
Don't know 52% 36% 3% 3% 6% 112

Attendance at religious services among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 36% 15% < 1% 5,911
Weekly 26% 49% 24% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 10% 57% 33% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 4% 28% 68% < 1% 2,878
Don't know 30% 38% 21% 11% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 32% 13% 11% 43% < 1% 5,911
Weekly 12% 9% 11% 68% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 3% 7% 9% 80% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 2,878
Don't know 16% 6% 5% 49% 24% 112

Frequency of meditation among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 53% 8% 4% 34% 1% 5,911
Weekly 29% 11% 7% 53% 1% 1,991
Monthly 17% 17% 9% 56% 1% 761
Seldom/never 15% 9% 6% 71% 1% 2,878
Don't know 36% 7% 4% 35% 18% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 13% 6% 6% 1% 5,911
Weekly 49% 22% 15% 13% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 34% 22% 21% 22% 1% 761
Seldom/never 29% 16% 15% 39% 1% 2,878
Don't know 54% 14% 8% 14% 10% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 22% 1% 5,911
Weekly 38% 19% 18% 25% 1% 1,991
Monthly 34% 20% 23% 23% 1% 761
Seldom/never 39% 17% 16% 28% 1% 2,878
Don't know 52% 13% 9% 17% 9% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 9% 42% 5% 3% 5,911
Weekly 20% 13% 56% 9% 2% 1,991
Monthly 9% 15% 63% 10% 2% 761
Seldom/never 4% 16% 61% 18% 2% 2,878
Don't know 19% 10% 54% 3% 13% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 32% 66% 2% 1% 5,911
Weekly 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,991
Monthly 23% 75% 1% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 19% 80% 1% 1% 2,878
Don't know 29% 58% 8% 4% 112

Frequency of reading scripture among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 13% 8% 27% 1% 5,911
Weekly 17% 15% 15% 53% < 1% 1,991
Monthly 3% 11% 14% 71% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,878
Don't know 15% 13% 9% 43% 19% 112

Interpreting scripture among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 36% 36% 3% 17% 8% 5,911
Weekly 19% 40% 1% 31% 9% 1,991
Monthly 10% 33% 1% 47% 8% 761
Seldom/never 5% 12% < 1% 77% 6% 2,878
Don't know 13% 16% 7% 30% 34% 112

Belief in Heaven among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 87% 8% 5% 5,911
Weekly 81% 11% 7% 1,991
Monthly 72% 20% 8% 761
Seldom/never 36% 55% 9% 2,878
Don't know 57% 14% 29% 112

Belief in Hell among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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% 23% 8% 5,911
Weekly 60% 31% 9% 1,991
Monthly 51% 42% 7% 761
Seldom/never 26% 66% 8% 2,878
Don't know 35% 26% 38% 112

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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 32% 17% 51% 5,911
Weekly 37% 16% 47% 1,991
Monthly 31% 22% 47% 761
Seldom/never 30% 21% 49% 2,878
Don't know 18% 35% 46% 112

Views about size of government among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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% 44% 4% 4% 5,911
Weekly 55% 39% 3% 4% 1,991
Monthly 53% 41% 2% 3% 761
Seldom/never 59% 35% 3% 4% 2,878
Don't know 43% 29% 13% 14% 112

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 55% 5% 2% 5,911
Weekly 43% 52% 4% 1% 1,991
Monthly 44% 51% 4% 1% 761
Seldom/never 42% 52% 4% 1% 2,878
Don't know 31% 53% 8% 8% 112

Views about abortion among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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% 44% 4% 5,911
Weekly 65% 33% 3% 1,991
Monthly 64% 33% 3% 761
Seldom/never 79% 19% 2% 2,878
Don't know 48% 35% 17% 112

Views about homosexuality among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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% 30% 5% 4% 5,911
Weekly 77% 18% 2% 2% 1,991
Monthly 79% 16% 3% 1% 761
Seldom/never 87% 8% 3% 2% 2,878
Don't know 54% 24% 11% 12% 112

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

% of moderates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,911. 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% 41% 8% 5,911
Weekly 68% 25% 7% 1,991
Monthly 70% 24% 6% 761
Seldom/never 82% 13% 5% 2,878
Don't know 46% 29% 25% 112

Views about environmental regulation among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 32% 62% 3% 3% 5,911
Weekly 34% 63% 2% 1% 1,991
Monthly 32% 64% 2% 2% 761
Seldom/never 29% 66% 3% 3% 2,878
Don't know 31% 56% 5% 7% 112

Views about human evolution among moderates by frequency of prayer

% of moderates 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 = 5,911. 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 19% 34% 4% 38% 4% 5,911
Weekly 34% 36% 4% 25% 2% 1,991
Monthly 46% 26% 5% 21% 2% 761
Seldom/never 71% 12% 4% 11% 1% 2,878
Don't know 26% 13% 24% 27% 10% 112