Frequency of prayer among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,702. 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 74% 13% 4% 9% 1% 13,702

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Frequency of prayer among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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% 10% < 1% 2,547
Evangelical Protestant 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 5,738
Historically Black Protestant 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 994
Jehovah's Witness 94% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 188
Jewish 65% 15% 4% 16% < 1% 119
Mainline Protestant 62% 20% 6% 10% 2% 2,103
Mormon 91% 5% 1% 3% < 1% 468
Muslim 80% 9% 3% 8% < 1% 117
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 14% 8% 41% < 1% 1,117

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,946. 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% 32% 30% 25% 9,946
Weekly 17% 32% 30% 21% 1,688
Monthly 16% 34% 30% 21% 494
Seldom/never 19% 31% 27% 23% 1,162
Don't know 7% 26% 30% 37% 105

Generational cohort among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,946. 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% 10% 27% 36% 17% 2% 9,946
Weekly 10% 13% 27% 35% 14% 1% 1,688
Monthly 10% 10% 28% 37% 12% 1% 494
Seldom/never 12% 11% 27% 34% 15% 2% 1,162
Don't know 2% 4% 26% 38% 23% 6% 105

Gender composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 45% 55% 10,184
Weekly 62% 38% 1,712
Monthly 73% 27% 502
Seldom/never 82% 18% 1,177
Don't know 54% 46% 127

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,041. 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% 16% 3% 13% 4% 10,041
Weekly 66% 13% 3% 16% 3% 1,690
Monthly 64% 12% 4% 18% 3% 497
Seldom/never 70% 8% 5% 14% 3% 1,160
Don't know 64% 15% < 1% 18% 3% 120

Immigrant status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,048. 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% 10,048
Weekly 17% 8% 76% 1,693
Monthly 17% 12% 71% 490
Seldom/never 15% 10% 75% 1,161
Don't know 21% 6% 73% 120

Income distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 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 38% 21% 27% 14% 8,692
Weekly 38% 21% 25% 16% 1,515
Monthly 35% 21% 27% 17% 444
Seldom/never 33% 24% 25% 18% 1,044

Educational distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,119. 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% 15% 8% 10,119
Weekly 54% 29% 11% 6% 1,705
Monthly 55% 30% 9% 6% 498
Seldom/never 59% 25% 10% 6% 1,170
Don't know 54% 26% 14% 7% 119

Marital status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,140. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 58% 3% 14% 9% 16% 10,140
Weekly 53% 5% 14% 7% 21% 1,710
Monthly 53% 9% 11% 6% 21% 501
Seldom/never 44% 8% 15% 7% 26% 1,169
Don't know 53% 1% 20% 11% 16% 121

Parent of children under 18 among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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% 10,141
Weekly 31% 69% 1,708
Monthly 29% 71% 500
Seldom/never 22% 78% 1,173
Don't know 19% 81% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10,184
Weekly 74% 23% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,712
Monthly 54% 32% 9% 1% 2% 2% 502
Seldom/never 31% 31% 14% 1% 18% 5% 1,177
Don't know 76% 13% < 1% 8% < 1% 3% 127

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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 89% 9% 1% 1% 1% 10,184
Weekly 59% 36% 3% 1% < 1% 1,712
Monthly 30% 52% 13% 5% < 1% 502
Seldom/never 16% 33% 28% 22% < 1% 1,177
Don't know 70% 18% < 1% 2% 9% 127

Attendance at religious services among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 22% 10% < 1% 10,184
Weekly 38% 43% 18% < 1% 1,712
Monthly 11% 61% 28% < 1% 502
Seldom/never 8% 30% 63% < 1% 1,177
Don't know 39% 28% 21% 13% 127

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 12% 9% 26% 1% 10,184
Weekly 20% 13% 12% 54% < 1% 1,712
Monthly 5% 6% 11% 76% < 1% 502
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 1,177
Don't know 23% 15% 10% 32% 20% 127

Frequency of meditation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 58% 6% 3% 31% 2% 10,184
Weekly 30% 11% 6% 52% 1% 1,712
Monthly 15% 13% 10% 59% 2% 502
Seldom/never 16% 6% 5% 72% 1% 1,177
Don't know 27% 6% 4% 38% 26% 127

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 10,184
Weekly 52% 21% 12% 14% 1% 1,712
Monthly 30% 21% 19% 29% 1% 502
Seldom/never 25% 10% 14% 50% 2% 1,177
Don't know 59% 9% 5% 15% 13% 127

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 10% 22% 2% 10,184
Weekly 34% 17% 15% 32% 1% 1,712
Monthly 29% 16% 19% 34% 1% 502
Seldom/never 31% 11% 15% 42% 1% 1,177
Don't know 44% 9% 7% 27% 13% 127

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 66% 4% 25% 3% 2% 10,184
Weekly 37% 7% 46% 7% 3% 1,712
Monthly 17% 6% 66% 11% 1% 502
Seldom/never 13% 9% 63% 13% 1% 1,177
Don't know 49% 3% 36% 4% 8% 127

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 45% 1% 1% 10,184
Weekly 38% 59% 2% 1% 1,712
Monthly 34% 65% 1% < 1% 502
Seldom/never 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,177
Don't know 43% 46% 3% 7% 127

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 10% 6% 13% 1% 10,184
Weekly 29% 16% 13% 41% 1% 1,712
Monthly 7% 11% 20% 62% < 1% 502
Seldom/never 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 1,177
Don't know 32% 20% 9% 19% 20% 127

Interpreting scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 5% 4% 10,184
Weekly 40% 35% 3% 16% 6% 1,712
Monthly 26% 36% 1% 29% 7% 502
Seldom/never 20% 17% 1% 53% 8% 1,177
Don't know 38% 20% 10% 7% 25% 127

Belief in Heaven among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. 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% 5% 6% 10,184
Weekly 87% 7% 6% 1,712
Monthly 79% 15% 6% 502
Seldom/never 55% 35% 10% 1,177
Don't know 70% 8% 22% 127

Belief in Hell among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. 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% 12% 7% 10,184
Weekly 74% 19% 8% 1,712
Monthly 65% 28% 7% 502
Seldom/never 43% 47% 10% 1,177
Don't know 63% 12% 24% 127

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. 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% 16% 30% 10,184
Weekly 54% 14% 32% 1,712
Monthly 47% 18% 36% 502
Seldom/never 49% 21% 31% 1,177
Don't know 38% 36% 26% 127

Political ideology among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 60% 23% 10% 6% 10,184
Weekly 52% 29% 15% 4% 1,712
Monthly 44% 36% 14% 6% 502
Seldom/never 44% 31% 17% 7% 1,177
Don't know 50% 24% 3% 23% 127

Views about size of government among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. 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% 33% 2% 3% 10,184
Weekly 61% 35% 2% 2% 1,712
Monthly 60% 36% 1% 3% 502
Seldom/never 65% 31% 2% 2% 1,177
Don't know 58% 30% 4% 9% 127

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 10,184
Weekly 60% 36% 2% 2% 1,712
Monthly 60% 36% 3% 1% 502
Seldom/never 61% 35% 3% 1% 1,177
Don't know 41% 44% 5% 10% 127

Views about abortion among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 24% 72% 4% 10,184
Weekly 38% 58% 4% 1,712
Monthly 47% 50% 4% 502
Seldom/never 53% 42% 4% 1,177
Don't know 31% 56% 13% 127

Views about homosexuality among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,184. 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 20% 73% 4% 3% 10,184
Weekly 31% 62% 4% 3% 1,712
Monthly 32% 61% 5% 2% 502
Seldom/never 34% 57% 5% 4% 1,177
Don't know 10% 68% 9% 14% 127

Views about environmental regulation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 43% 3% 4% 10,184
Weekly 54% 42% 1% 2% 1,712
Monthly 53% 42% 2% 3% 502
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 3% 1,177
Don't know 43% 38% 7% 12% 127

Views about human evolution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of prayer

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 10,184. 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% 22% 2% 60% 6% 10,184
Weekly 19% 31% 2% 43% 5% 1,712
Monthly 25% 29% 4% 39% 2% 502
Seldom/never 45% 20% 5% 27% 5% 1,177
Don't know 10% 15% 6% 47% 22% 127