Frequency of prayer among blacks

% of blacks who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,394. 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 73% 13% 5% 9% 1% 3,394
2007 76% 13% 3% 7% 1% 3,101

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Frequency of prayer among blacks by religious group

% of blacks who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 77% 13% 3% 7% 1% 192
Evangelical Protestant 80% 15% 2% 3% 1% 495
Historically Black Protestant 80% 11% 4% 4% 1% 1,798
Mainline Protestant 72% 20% 3% 4% < 1% 159
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 18% 10% 31% 1% 534

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,433. 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 22% 36% 28% 14% 2,433
Weekly 34% 35% 21% 9% 421
Monthly 45% 30% 17% 8% 139
Seldom/never 40% 37% 18% 6% 284

Generational cohort among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,433. 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 13% 15% 30% 32% 9% 1% 2,433
Weekly 24% 20% 26% 25% 5% < 1% 421
Monthly 24% 29% 23% 19% 5% 1% 139
Seldom/never 28% 23% 25% 20% 4% < 1% 284

Gender composition among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 40% 60% 2,504
Weekly 48% 52% 425
Monthly 68% 32% 139
Seldom/never 67% 33% 288

Immigrant status among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,450. 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 11% 4% 85% 2,450
Weekly 7% 6% 86% 418
Monthly 10% 4% 86% 132
Seldom/never 11% 10% 79% 278

Income distribution among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks 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 = 2,227. 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% 22% 19% 9% 2,227
Weekly 53% 19% 18% 11% 388
Monthly 48% 21% 14% 17% 120
Seldom/never 44% 20% 25% 11% 255

Educational distribution among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,488. 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% 33% 12% 7% 2,488
Weekly 51% 34% 8% 7% 424
Monthly 51% 37% 5% 7% 139
Seldom/never 47% 35% 13% 5% 287

Marital status among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,496. 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% 6% 18% 8% 34% 2,496
Weekly 24% 7% 13% 5% 51% 424
Monthly 24% 9% 8% 3% 56% 139
Seldom/never 19% 11% 12% 3% 55% 287

Parent of children under 18 among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,494. 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% 68% 2,494
Weekly 34% 66% 424
Monthly 25% 75% 139
Seldom/never 27% 73% 288

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say they…

Frequency of prayer Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,504
Weekly 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 425
Monthly 49% 31% 13% 1% 2% 3% 139
Seldom/never 40% 27% 7% < 1% 20% 5% 288

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

% of blacks who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 86% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 2,504
Weekly 63% 26% 7% 3% 1% 425
Monthly 42% 35% 13% 10% 1% 139
Seldom/never 20% 31% 23% 26% < 1% 288

Attendance at religious services among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 55% 33% 11% < 1% 2,504
Weekly 35% 48% 16% < 1% 425
Monthly 14% 52% 34% 1% 139
Seldom/never 9% 31% 59% 1% 288

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

% of blacks who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 48% 14% 9% 28% 1% 2,504
Weekly 24% 18% 10% 48% < 1% 425
Monthly 7% 12% 10% 72% < 1% 139
Seldom/never 5% 6% 4% 84% < 1% 288

Frequency of meditation among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 61% 8% 3% 27% 2% 2,504
Weekly 35% 10% 4% 51% < 1% 425
Monthly 23% 17% 8% 52% < 1% 139
Seldom/never 28% 7% 6% 59% < 1% 288

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

% of blacks who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 2,504
Weekly 55% 19% 14% 12% < 1% 425
Monthly 46% 21% 9% 20% 4% 139
Seldom/never 39% 17% 11% 30% 3% 288

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

% of blacks who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 48% 14% 9% 28% 2% 2,504
Weekly 34% 20% 13% 32% 1% 425
Monthly 37% 16% 15% 31% 1% 139
Seldom/never 42% 12% 13% 33% 1% 288

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

% of blacks who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 50% 6% 38% 4% 2% 2,504
Weekly 33% 10% 51% 5% < 1% 425
Monthly 14% 10% 64% 11% 1% 139
Seldom/never 12% 14% 59% 13% 3% 288

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

% of blacks who say…

Frequency of prayer There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,504
Weekly 25% 74% < 1% < 1% 425
Monthly 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 139
Seldom/never 20% 77% 2% 1% 288

Frequency of reading scripture among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 66% 13% 5% 15% 1% 2,504
Weekly 34% 20% 13% 33% < 1% 425
Monthly 14% 13% 19% 52% 1% 139
Seldom/never 10% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 288

Interpreting scripture among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 58% 23% 3% 9% 7% 2,504
Weekly 46% 30% 1% 18% 4% 425
Monthly 30% 23% < 1% 37% 9% 139
Seldom/never 20% 11% < 1% 64% 5% 288

Belief in Heaven among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 91% 5% 4% 2,504
Weekly 85% 10% 5% 425
Monthly 78% 18% 5% 139
Seldom/never 50% 42% 8% 288

Belief in Hell among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 78% 16% 6% 2,504
Weekly 73% 20% 6% 425
Monthly 66% 28% 6% 139
Seldom/never 41% 52% 7% 288

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 9% 12% 78% 2,504
Weekly 13% 11% 76% 425
Monthly 12% 16% 71% 139
Seldom/never 7% 19% 74% 288

Political ideology among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 34% 33% 25% 8% 2,504
Weekly 31% 35% 27% 7% 425
Monthly 19% 38% 33% 9% 139
Seldom/never 19% 35% 36% 10% 288

Views about size of government among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 24% 70% 3% 4% 2,504
Weekly 25% 71% 2% 2% 425
Monthly 21% 71% 4% 4% 139
Seldom/never 28% 65% 3% 4% 288

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

% of blacks who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 28% 65% 5% 2% 2,504
Weekly 30% 67% 2% 1% 425
Monthly 31% 63% 3% 4% 139
Seldom/never 25% 69% 5% 1% 288

Views about abortion among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 50% 45% 6% 2,504
Weekly 61% 35% 4% 425
Monthly 57% 38% 5% 139
Seldom/never 66% 28% 6% 288

Views about homosexuality among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 48% 43% 5% 4% 2,504
Weekly 65% 31% 2% 2% 425
Monthly 60% 34% 5% 2% 139
Seldom/never 77% 19% 3% 1% 288

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

% of blacks who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 38% 53% 9% 2,504
Weekly 53% 42% 5% 425
Monthly 58% 34% 8% 139
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 288

Views about environmental regulation among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say…

Frequency of prayer Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 35% 59% 2% 4% 2,504
Weekly 33% 63% 1% 2% 425
Monthly 29% 64% 4% 3% 139
Seldom/never 25% 69% 4% 2% 288

Views about human evolution among blacks by frequency of prayer

% of blacks who say humans…

Frequency of prayer Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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.
At least daily 16% 29% 3% 47% 5% 2,504
Weekly 20% 34% 2% 40% 3% 425
Monthly 34% 33% 5% 24% 4% 139
Seldom/never 51% 22% 6% 17% 4% 288