Frequency of prayer among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 19,212. 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 42% 17% 7% 33% 1% 19,212
2007 46% 19% 8% 26% 1% 18,565

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by religious group

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 228. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 43% 18% 9% 29% 1% 228
Catholic 51% 22% 9% 18% < 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 68% 19% 5% 7% 1% 2,735
Hindu 42% 16% 15% 27% < 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 77% 15% 4% 4% 1% 1,010
Jewish 22% 16% 9% 51% 1% 734
Mainline Protestant 49% 24% 8% 19% 1% 3,816
Mormon 76% 9% 4% 11% < 1% 171
Muslim 62% 11% 8% 18% < 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 45% 27% 12% 14% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 10% 6% 69% < 1% 5,823

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,823. 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% 34% 31% 19% 7,823
Weekly 23% 35% 27% 14% 3,120
Monthly 26% 36% 25% 13% 1,279
Seldom/never 32% 34% 20% 13% 6,488
Don't know 5% 25% 35% 35% 148

Generational cohort among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,823. 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% 29% 36% 12% 1% 7,823
Weekly 15% 14% 29% 33% 9% 1% 3,120
Monthly 18% 18% 27% 30% 7% < 1% 1,279
Seldom/never 21% 19% 26% 25% 8% 1% 6,488
Don't know 5% 5% 20% 46% 21% 3% 148

Gender composition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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% 7,987
Weekly 46% 54% 3,168
Monthly 54% 46% 1,300
Seldom/never 62% 38% 6,583
Don't know 48% 52% 174

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,894. 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% 18% 3% 14% 5% 7,894
Weekly 69% 10% 3% 13% 3% 3,132
Monthly 68% 8% 6% 14% 3% 1,290
Seldom/never 77% 4% 6% 10% 3% 6,509
Don't know 73% 10% 5% 11% 1% 163

Immigrant status among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,885. 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% 11% 76% 7,885
Weekly 12% 11% 77% 3,134
Monthly 14% 11% 74% 1,282
Seldom/never 12% 14% 74% 6,524
Don't know 13% 13% 74% 165

Income distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,040. 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% 21% 25% 17% 7,040
Weekly 29% 20% 29% 22% 2,833
Monthly 26% 18% 27% 28% 1,158
Seldom/never 24% 19% 30% 27% 5,948
Don't know 40% 23% 18% 20% 105

Educational distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,949. 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% 34% 16% 11% 7,949
Weekly 36% 32% 19% 13% 3,153
Monthly 36% 32% 19% 14% 1,293
Seldom/never 30% 30% 23% 16% 6,560
Don't know 36% 24% 19% 21% 167

Marital status among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,957. 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 47% 8% 17% 8% 21% 7,957
Weekly 47% 8% 13% 5% 27% 3,160
Monthly 47% 9% 10% 3% 31% 1,299
Seldom/never 42% 11% 10% 3% 34% 6,560
Don't know 43% 2% 20% 14% 22% 160

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,968. 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 29% 71% 7,968
Weekly 29% 71% 3,158
Monthly 26% 74% 1,296
Seldom/never 23% 77% 6,563
Don't know 11% 89% 169

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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 79% 17% 2% 1% 1% 1% 7,987
Weekly 56% 35% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 3,168
Monthly 36% 42% 12% 1% 6% 3% 1,300
Seldom/never 13% 23% 15% 1% 42% 7% 6,583
Don't know 56% 19% 3% 3% 1% 18% 174

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 25% 4% 3% 1% 7,987
Weekly 34% 50% 12% 3% < 1% 3,168
Monthly 15% 54% 24% 7% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 4% 21% 31% 44% < 1% 6,583
Don't know 46% 31% 6% 7% 9% 174

Attendance at religious services among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 39% 21% < 1% 7,987
Weekly 21% 50% 29% < 1% 3,168
Monthly 6% 56% 38% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 3% 24% 73% < 1% 6,583
Don't know 23% 30% 33% 14% 174

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 27% 12% 11% 49% 1% 7,987
Weekly 10% 9% 10% 71% < 1% 3,168
Monthly 3% 5% 8% 84% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 6,583
Don't know 11% 5% 6% 60% 18% 174

Frequency of meditation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 7,987
Weekly 32% 12% 6% 50% 1% 3,168
Monthly 19% 17% 9% 54% 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 17% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,583
Don't know 30% 3% 5% 39% 23% 174

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 13% 7% 8% 1% 7,987
Weekly 47% 23% 14% 14% 1% 3,168
Monthly 33% 23% 20% 23% 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 30% 16% 13% 39% 1% 6,583
Don't know 43% 11% 10% 17% 19% 174

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 15% 12% 22% 1% 7,987
Weekly 40% 19% 15% 26% 1% 3,168
Monthly 35% 20% 20% 24% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 6,583
Don't know 40% 10% 12% 25% 13% 174

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 10% 47% 7% 3% 7,987
Weekly 16% 15% 58% 9% 2% 3,168
Monthly 9% 16% 62% 12% 2% 1,300
Seldom/never 3% 18% 58% 20% 2% 6,583
Don't know 14% 11% 56% 10% 9% 174

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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 29% 68% 1% 1% 7,987
Weekly 25% 74% 1% 1% 3,168
Monthly 22% 76% 1% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 18% 81% 1% < 1% 6,583
Don't know 27% 66% 5% 2% 174

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 43% 14% 9% 33% 1% 7,987
Weekly 14% 14% 14% 57% 1% 3,168
Monthly 3% 8% 14% 74% < 1% 1,300
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 6,583
Don't know 15% 15% 10% 43% 17% 174

Interpreting scripture among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 32% 3% 25% 8% 7,987
Weekly 16% 35% 1% 40% 8% 3,168
Monthly 11% 26% < 1% 55% 9% 1,300
Seldom/never 3% 8% < 1% 83% 5% 6,583
Don't know 15% 13% 4% 31% 37% 174

Belief in Heaven among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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 84% 11% 6% 7,987
Weekly 77% 16% 7% 3,168
Monthly 66% 24% 10% 1,300
Seldom/never 27% 64% 9% 6,583
Don't know 45% 21% 34% 174

Belief in Hell among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 63% 29% 8% 7,987
Weekly 55% 37% 8% 3,168
Monthly 46% 45% 8% 1,300
Seldom/never 19% 74% 7% 6,583
Don't know 34% 30% 36% 174

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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% 16% 56% 7,987
Weekly 30% 16% 54% 3,168
Monthly 30% 17% 53% 1,300
Seldom/never 23% 17% 61% 6,583
Don't know 28% 30% 42% 174

Political ideology among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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 29% 38% 27% 6% 7,987
Weekly 23% 42% 29% 5% 3,168
Monthly 21% 39% 34% 5% 1,300
Seldom/never 15% 37% 43% 5% 6,583
Don't know 24% 34% 22% 20% 174

Views about size of government among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 49% 4% 4% 7,987
Weekly 49% 45% 3% 3% 3,168
Monthly 50% 45% 2% 3% 1,300
Seldom/never 47% 46% 3% 3% 6,583
Don't know 38% 38% 9% 15% 174

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 58% 4% 2% 7,987
Weekly 40% 56% 3% 1% 3,168
Monthly 39% 56% 3% 2% 1,300
Seldom/never 34% 61% 3% 1% 6,583
Don't know 34% 54% 10% 3% 174

Views about homosexuality among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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% 23% 4% 3% 7,987
Weekly 80% 15% 3% 2% 3,168
Monthly 82% 14% 2% 2% 1,300
Seldom/never 90% 7% 2% 1% 6,583
Don't know 63% 23% 5% 9% 174

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,987. 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% 31% 7% 7,987
Weekly 73% 22% 6% 3,168
Monthly 75% 19% 5% 1,300
Seldom/never 86% 10% 4% 6,583
Don't know 57% 27% 16% 174

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 63% 2% 2% 7,987
Weekly 31% 66% 2% 1% 3,168
Monthly 29% 67% 2% 2% 1,300
Seldom/never 23% 73% 2% 2% 6,583
Don't know 31% 55% 6% 8% 174

Views about human evolution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases 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 = 7,987. 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% 34% 4% 34% 4% 7,987
Weekly 40% 32% 4% 22% 2% 3,168
Monthly 50% 25% 4% 18% 2% 1,300
Seldom/never 77% 10% 4% 8% 2% 6,583
Don't know 36% 9% 21% 26% 9% 174