Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,374. 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 75% 13% 4% 7% 1% 11,374

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Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form by religious group

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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% 19% 5% 8% 1% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 86% 9% 2% 2% < 1% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 83% 11% 2% 2% 1% 853
Jehovah's Witness 93% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% 182
Jewish 65% 10% 3% 21% < 1% 110
Mainline Protestant 69% 18% 5% 7% 1% 1,626
Mormon 94% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 17% 9% 33% 1% 959

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,527. 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% 34% 30% 21% 8,527
Weekly 24% 32% 30% 15% 1,350
Monthly 26% 35% 22% 17% 382
Seldom/never 24% 33% 24% 20% 761

Generational cohort among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,527. 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% 11% 29% 35% 15% 2% 8,527
Weekly 14% 15% 25% 34% 10% 1% 1,350
Monthly 20% 11% 29% 28% 11% 1% 382
Seldom/never 16% 13% 28% 28% 13% 2% 761

Gender composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 40% 60% 8,731
Weekly 49% 51% 1,371
Monthly 54% 46% 386
Seldom/never 64% 36% 780
Don't know 43% 57% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,608. 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 64% 16% 2% 13% 4% 8,608
Weekly 61% 14% 3% 20% 3% 1,349
Monthly 56% 10% 5% 26% 3% 383
Seldom/never 63% 7% 7% 19% 3% 771
Don't know 66% 15% < 1% 16% 2% 100

Immigrant status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,626. 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% 7% 79% 8,626
Weekly 16% 9% 74% 1,351
Monthly 19% 15% 66% 375
Seldom/never 18% 12% 70% 760
Don't know 26% 1% 72% 101

Income distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 7,475. 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% 23% 26% 14% 7,475
Weekly 44% 22% 22% 12% 1,190
Monthly 46% 14% 24% 16% 339
Seldom/never 41% 25% 23% 11% 674

Educational distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,690. 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% 34% 14% 7% 8,690
Weekly 55% 31% 10% 4% 1,363
Monthly 56% 30% 9% 6% 383
Seldom/never 60% 25% 9% 5% 775
Don't know 55% 28% 12% 5% 100

Marital status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,692. 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% 4% 14% 9% 17% 8,692
Weekly 44% 7% 14% 6% 29% 1,368
Monthly 42% 12% 13% 5% 28% 384
Seldom/never 40% 7% 15% 8% 31% 770

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,696. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 31% 69% 8,696
Weekly 30% 70% 1,368
Monthly 31% 69% 385
Seldom/never 21% 79% 777
Don't know 24% 76% 101

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,731
Weekly 74% 22% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 1,371
Monthly 51% 34% 10% 1% 3% 1% 386
Seldom/never 37% 31% 11% 2% 18% 2% 780
Don't know 75% 13% 1% 2% < 1% 8% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 8,731
Weekly 58% 36% 4% 2% < 1% 1,371
Monthly 29% 56% 10% 4% < 1% 386
Seldom/never 17% 36% 24% 23% 1% 780
Don't know 73% 17% 2% 2% 6% 106

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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 65% 24% 10% < 1% 8,731
Weekly 34% 45% 20% < 1% 1,371
Monthly 11% 57% 31% 1% 386
Seldom/never 9% 29% 61% 1% 780
Don't know 41% 31% 10% 17% 106

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 13% 9% 28% 1% 8,731
Weekly 20% 13% 11% 55% < 1% 1,371
Monthly 7% 9% 10% 73% 1% 386
Seldom/never 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 780
Don't know 21% 12% 8% 39% 20% 106

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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 57% 6% 2% 32% 2% 8,731
Weekly 30% 9% 6% 53% 2% 1,371
Monthly 15% 16% 6% 61% 2% 386
Seldom/never 15% 7% 3% 73% 1% 780
Don't know 36% 3% 3% 36% 22% 106

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 10% 4% 4% 1% 8,731
Weekly 52% 22% 12% 13% 2% 1,371
Monthly 32% 22% 18% 27% 1% 386
Seldom/never 25% 13% 13% 47% 1% 780
Don't know 58% 8% 7% 10% 19% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 15% 10% 24% 2% 8,731
Weekly 37% 16% 14% 32% 2% 1,371
Monthly 25% 19% 21% 34% 1% 386
Seldom/never 24% 11% 15% 49% 1% 780
Don't know 29% 15% 10% 28% 17% 106

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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 64% 4% 27% 3% 2% 8,731
Weekly 36% 7% 49% 7% 1% 1,371
Monthly 19% 9% 63% 9% < 1% 386
Seldom/never 15% 10% 62% 11% 1% 780
Don't know 43% 1% 42% 4% 9% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 46% 1% 1% 8,731
Weekly 34% 63% 1% 1% 1,371
Monthly 29% 68% 1% 1% 386
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 780
Don't know 43% 51% 2% 3% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 10% 5% 15% 1% 8,731
Weekly 28% 17% 14% 41% 1% 1,371
Monthly 8% 13% 14% 64% < 1% 386
Seldom/never 6% 4% 4% 85% < 1% 780
Don't know 40% 13% 8% 18% 21% 106

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 27% 4% 6% 4% 8,731
Weekly 41% 36% 2% 15% 5% 1,371
Monthly 28% 37% 2% 27% 7% 386
Seldom/never 20% 22% 1% 51% 6% 780
Don't know 34% 20% 11% 8% 27% 106

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 8,731
Weekly 88% 8% 4% 1,371
Monthly 80% 12% 8% 386
Seldom/never 58% 36% 7% 780
Don't know 74% 5% 21% 106

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 15% 7% 8,731
Weekly 73% 21% 7% 1,371
Monthly 64% 30% 6% 386
Seldom/never 45% 48% 7% 780
Don't know 59% 19% 22% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 17% 32% 8,731
Weekly 42% 17% 40% 1,371
Monthly 35% 23% 42% 386
Seldom/never 37% 25% 38% 780
Don't know 26% 46% 28% 106

Political ideology among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 25% 12% 7% 8,731
Weekly 44% 33% 18% 6% 1,371
Monthly 34% 37% 22% 7% 386
Seldom/never 30% 37% 23% 10% 780
Don't know 43% 25% 11% 21% 106

Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 35% 3% 3% 8,731
Weekly 52% 44% 2% 2% 1,371
Monthly 50% 46% 1% 3% 386
Seldom/never 50% 46% 1% 2% 780
Don't know 47% 37% 6% 11% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 40% 4% 2% 8,731
Weekly 51% 45% 2% 1% 1,371
Monthly 52% 44% 2% 2% 386
Seldom/never 48% 48% 3% 2% 780
Don't know 39% 42% 6% 13% 106

Views about abortion among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. 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% 67% 4% 8,731
Weekly 45% 51% 4% 1,371
Monthly 52% 44% 4% 386
Seldom/never 56% 40% 4% 780
Don't know 34% 47% 19% 106

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 58% 5% 3% 8,731
Weekly 54% 39% 3% 4% 1,371
Monthly 58% 36% 3% 4% 386
Seldom/never 65% 28% 3% 3% 780
Don't know 36% 40% 5% 19% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,731. 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% 68% 7% 8,731
Weekly 43% 49% 8% 1,371
Monthly 46% 46% 8% 386
Seldom/never 57% 36% 7% 780
Don't know 25% 52% 23% 106

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 45% 3% 3% 8,731
Weekly 49% 48% 1% 2% 1,371
Monthly 47% 48% 2% 2% 386
Seldom/never 46% 48% 2% 3% 780
Don't know 38% 38% 8% 15% 106