Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,872. 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 76% 12% 4% 8% 1% 10,872
2007 72% 14% 4% 10% 1% 14,396

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 68% 17% 5% 9% < 1% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 86% 10% 2% 2% 1% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 83% 10% 4% 2% 1% 793
Jehovah's Witness 94% 3% 2% 1% < 1% 187
Mainline Protestant 65% 20% 5% 9% 2% 1,553
Mormon 92% 5% 1% 2% < 1% 386
Muslim 82% 8% 3% 7% < 1% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 13% 6% 42% < 1% 847

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,054. 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% 33% 30% 25% 8,054
Weekly 18% 30% 30% 23% 1,253
Monthly 17% 30% 31% 22% 368
Seldom/never 17% 32% 28% 22% 848

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,054. 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 7% 11% 27% 36% 17% 2% 8,054
Weekly 10% 13% 24% 35% 16% 2% 1,253
Monthly 11% 12% 24% 38% 14% 1% 368
Seldom/never 11% 11% 28% 34% 14% 2% 848

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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% 52% 8,264
Weekly 66% 34% 1,272
Monthly 77% 23% 371
Seldom/never 86% 14% 863
Don't know 57% 43% 102

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,151. 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% 3% 12% 4% 8,151
Weekly 66% 13% 3% 16% 2% 1,251
Monthly 63% 16% 2% 14% 4% 367
Seldom/never 70% 8% 6% 13% 3% 855

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,147. 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% 6% 80% 8,147
Weekly 15% 9% 76% 1,262
Monthly 14% 8% 78% 363
Seldom/never 16% 8% 76% 846

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 7,022. 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% 22% 27% 14% 7,022
Weekly 39% 21% 25% 15% 1,123
Monthly 38% 21% 26% 15% 330
Seldom/never 32% 25% 25% 18% 762

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,210. 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% 32% 14% 8% 8,210
Weekly 57% 27% 11% 5% 1,266
Monthly 57% 30% 7% 6% 369
Seldom/never 59% 24% 10% 7% 855

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,227. 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 59% 3% 13% 9% 16% 8,227
Weekly 51% 6% 12% 9% 22% 1,268
Monthly 50% 8% 10% 8% 24% 370
Seldom/never 45% 7% 15% 7% 26% 857

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,228. 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.
At least daily 30% 70% 8,228
Weekly 29% 71% 1,269
Monthly 25% 75% 369
Seldom/never 22% 78% 861

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 8,264
Weekly 74% 22% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,272
Monthly 56% 32% 7% < 1% 2% 3% 371
Seldom/never 30% 31% 13% 1% 20% 6% 863
Don't know 83% 7% 2% 4% < 1% 4% 102

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 8,264
Weekly 60% 34% 4% 2% 1% 1,272
Monthly 36% 48% 11% 5% < 1% 371
Seldom/never 16% 32% 28% 24% 1% 863
Don't know 70% 20% < 1% 2% 8% 102

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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 70% 21% 9% < 1% 8,264
Weekly 39% 42% 18% 1% 1,272
Monthly 13% 59% 29% < 1% 371
Seldom/never 8% 29% 63% < 1% 863
Don't know 34% 30% 20% 16% 102

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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% 12% 9% 23% 1% 8,264
Weekly 23% 13% 11% 53% < 1% 1,272
Monthly 7% 6% 10% 76% 1% 371
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 863
Don't know 21% 12% 13% 31% 24% 102

Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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% 6% 2% 30% 3% 8,264
Weekly 32% 10% 6% 51% 2% 1,272
Monthly 17% 15% 8% 59% 1% 371
Seldom/never 16% 5% 4% 74% 1% 863
Don't know 24% 2% 4% 37% 33% 102

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 81% 9% 4% 4% 1% 8,264
Weekly 54% 19% 11% 15% 2% 1,272
Monthly 30% 21% 16% 32% 1% 371
Seldom/never 25% 10% 14% 50% 1% 863
Don't know 50% 9% 7% 17% 17% 102

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 51% 15% 10% 22% 2% 8,264
Weekly 37% 17% 14% 31% 1% 1,272
Monthly 29% 17% 17% 36% 1% 371
Seldom/never 28% 13% 16% 43% 1% 863
Don't know 36% 9% 8% 32% 14% 102

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 68% 4% 23% 3% 2% 8,264
Weekly 39% 7% 45% 7% 2% 1,272
Monthly 20% 4% 62% 12% 1% 371
Seldom/never 13% 8% 65% 13% 2% 863
Don't know 47% 3% 35% 6% 10% 102

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 43% 2% 1% 8,264
Weekly 39% 59% 1% 1% 1,272
Monthly 33% 66% 1% < 1% 371
Seldom/never 29% 70% < 1% < 1% 863
Don't know 42% 49% 2% 7% 102

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 73% 9% 5% 12% 1% 8,264
Weekly 31% 16% 12% 39% 1% 1,272
Monthly 9% 10% 16% 65% < 1% 371
Seldom/never 5% 4% 5% 85% < 1% 863
Don't know 27% 17% 15% 16% 25% 102

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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% 26% 4% 5% 4% 8,264
Weekly 44% 33% 3% 15% 5% 1,272
Monthly 30% 31% 2% 29% 9% 371
Seldom/never 21% 18% 1% 51% 8% 863
Don't know 43% 15% 10% 6% 26% 102

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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 88% 6% 6% 8,264
Weekly 87% 7% 6% 1,272
Monthly 80% 14% 6% 371
Seldom/never 52% 37% 11% 863
Don't know 70% 8% 22% 102

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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 82% 12% 6% 8,264
Weekly 76% 17% 7% 1,272
Monthly 70% 25% 5% 371
Seldom/never 42% 49% 9% 863
Don't know 65% 11% 24% 102

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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% 17% 28% 8,264
Weekly 52% 13% 35% 1,272
Monthly 46% 15% 39% 371
Seldom/never 46% 24% 30% 863
Don't know 31% 42% 27% 102

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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% 21% 10% 6% 8,264
Weekly 51% 28% 15% 6% 1,272
Monthly 45% 33% 15% 6% 371
Seldom/never 43% 28% 21% 9% 863
Don't know 43% 24% 5% 27% 102

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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% 31% 2% 3% 8,264
Weekly 61% 36% 1% 2% 1,272
Monthly 60% 35% 1% 4% 371
Seldom/never 61% 34% 2% 2% 863
Don't know 52% 33% 5% 10% 102

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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 56% 38% 4% 2% 8,264
Weekly 60% 36% 2% 2% 1,272
Monthly 58% 40% 1% 1% 371
Seldom/never 61% 34% 3% 2% 863
Don't know 43% 43% 3% 11% 102

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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% 74% 3% 8,264
Weekly 36% 59% 5% 1,272
Monthly 48% 49% 4% 371
Seldom/never 52% 45% 4% 863
Don't know 33% 54% 13% 102

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,264. 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 6% 90% 4% 8,264
Weekly 11% 84% 5% 1,272
Monthly 10% 84% 7% 371
Seldom/never 16% 79% 5% 863
Don't know 5% 83% 12% 102

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 51% 42% 3% 4% 8,264
Weekly 54% 42% 2% 3% 1,272
Monthly 56% 41% 2% 1% 371
Seldom/never 52% 43% 2% 3% 863
Don't know 43% 41% 7% 9% 102

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 8,264. 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 8% 21% 2% 63% 5% 8,264
Weekly 18% 29% 3% 46% 5% 1,272
Monthly 24% 27% 4% 42% 3% 371
Seldom/never 43% 19% 5% 28% 5% 863
Don't know 13% 11% 6% 44% 26% 102