Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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 29% 16% 7% 48% 1% 3,212
2007 37% 18% 8% 36% 1% 1,845

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 41% 25% 9% 25% < 1% 626
Evangelical Protestant 57% 26% 7% 9% < 1% 255
Jewish 14% 10% 11% 65% < 1% 124
Mainline Protestant 35% 31% 8% 24% 2% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 9% 7% 5% 78% < 1% 1,392

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 839. 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% 39% 26% 16% 839
Weekly 25% 42% 22% 10% 472
Monthly 28% 38% 23% 11% 225
Seldom/never 37% 35% 16% 12% 1,598

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 839. 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% 15% 32% 31% 10% 1% 839
Weekly 17% 15% 35% 24% 7% 1% 472
Monthly 17% 24% 26% 26% 7% 1% 225
Seldom/never 25% 19% 28% 20% 8% 1% 1,598

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 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 46% 54% 856
Weekly 52% 48% 479
Monthly 63% 37% 229
Seldom/never 63% 37% 1,622

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 843. 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% 7% 30% 4% 843
Weekly 61% 5% 4% 28% 2% 476
Monthly 52% 9% 10% 25% 3% 228
Seldom/never 71% 3% 8% 13% 4% 1,598

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 840. 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% 11% 56% 840
Weekly 30% 11% 59% 476
Monthly 28% 12% 60% 225
Seldom/never 20% 14% 66% 1,599

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 754. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 40% 21% 23% 17% 754
Weekly 38% 17% 24% 22% 427
Monthly 36% 19% 22% 22% 215
Seldom/never 24% 18% 28% 30% 1,452

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 849. 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% 26% 16% 15% 849
Weekly 42% 23% 20% 15% 476
Monthly 38% 24% 21% 17% 228
Seldom/never 27% 27% 26% 20% 1,610

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 853. 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% 9% 17% 5% 24% 853
Weekly 47% 9% 12% 3% 29% 475
Monthly 42% 10% 10% 2% 36% 229
Seldom/never 42% 10% 7% 3% 38% 1,612

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 853. 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% 67% 853
Weekly 33% 67% 478
Monthly 29% 71% 229
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,617

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 63% 28% 5% 1% 2% 1% 856
Weekly 45% 44% 7% < 1% 2% 2% 479
Monthly 32% 43% 15% < 1% 8% 2% 229
Seldom/never 10% 17% 12% < 1% 55% 6% 1,622

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 60% 28% 7% 5% < 1% 856
Weekly 34% 52% 10% 4% < 1% 479
Monthly 23% 49% 20% 7% 1% 229
Seldom/never 4% 16% 27% 53% < 1% 1,622

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 36% 42% 21% 1% 856
Weekly 22% 50% 28% < 1% 479
Monthly 9% 59% 31% 1% 229
Seldom/never 2% 22% 76% < 1% 1,622

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 25% 15% 11% 49% < 1% 856
Weekly 12% 8% 13% 67% < 1% 479
Monthly 6% 6% 14% 74% < 1% 229
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,622

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 52% 10% 4% 32% 1% 856
Weekly 32% 15% 4% 48% 2% 479
Monthly 26% 15% 13% 42% 4% 229
Seldom/never 16% 8% 5% 70% 1% 1,622

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 67% 15% 7% 9% 1% 856
Weekly 44% 22% 18% 13% 3% 479
Monthly 32% 19% 22% 26% 1% 229
Seldom/never 31% 15% 13% 40% 2% 1,622

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 52% 16% 13% 18% < 1% 856
Weekly 44% 17% 16% 22% 1% 479
Monthly 52% 12% 17% 18% < 1% 229
Seldom/never 44% 17% 14% 24% 1% 1,622

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 25% 72% 1% 1% 856
Weekly 22% 73% 1% 3% 479
Monthly 22% 78% < 1% < 1% 229
Seldom/never 18% 81% < 1% 1% 1,622

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 36% 14% 13% 36% 1% 856
Weekly 13% 14% 14% 58% 1% 479
Monthly 6% 9% 10% 75% < 1% 229
Seldom/never 1% 2% 5% 92% < 1% 1,622

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 34% 26% 2% 31% 7% 856
Weekly 19% 29% 1% 44% 7% 479
Monthly 13% 19% < 1% 63% 5% 229
Seldom/never 4% 7% < 1% 84% 5% 1,622

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 77% 17% 6% 856
Weekly 73% 22% 5% 479
Monthly 64% 31% 5% 229
Seldom/never 22% 70% 7% 1,622

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 58% 34% 8% 856
Weekly 54% 40% 6% 479
Monthly 38% 55% 7% 229
Seldom/never 18% 77% 6% 1,622

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 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 26% 18% 57% 856
Weekly 30% 16% 54% 479
Monthly 24% 21% 56% 229
Seldom/never 20% 17% 63% 1,622

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 32% 33% 31% 5% 856
Weekly 28% 36% 33% 3% 479
Monthly 24% 37% 36% 4% 229
Seldom/never 13% 34% 48% 4% 1,622

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 35% 59% 2% 3% 856
Weekly 39% 58% 1% 2% 479
Monthly 44% 51% 2% 3% 229
Seldom/never 41% 53% 4% 3% 1,622

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 39% 56% 2% 3% 856
Weekly 36% 60% 3% 1% 479
Monthly 42% 54% 2% 2% 229
Seldom/never 29% 67% 3% 1% 1,622

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 59% 36% 5% 856
Weekly 59% 38% 3% 479
Monthly 69% 30% 2% 229
Seldom/never 82% 15% 3% 1,622

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 71% 24% 3% 2% 856
Weekly 77% 18% 2% 3% 479
Monthly 77% 20% < 1% 3% 229
Seldom/never 89% 7% 2% 2% 1,622

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 61% 31% 8% 856
Weekly 68% 26% 6% 479
Monthly 71% 26% 2% 229
Seldom/never 86% 11% 3% 1,622

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 31% 64% 2% 3% 856
Weekly 31% 66% 1% 1% 479
Monthly 27% 69% 3% 2% 229
Seldom/never 22% 75% 1% 2% 1,622

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 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 40% 24% 4% 29% 3% 856
Weekly 46% 26% 2% 23% 3% 479
Monthly 57% 22% 1% 18% 2% 229
Seldom/never 82% 7% 3% 7% 1% 1,622