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

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

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,708. 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 41% 17% 7% 34% 1% 18,708

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

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

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 231. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 43% 17% 8% 30% 1% 231
Catholic 52% 23% 8% 16% 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 67% 21% 5% 7% < 1% 2,227
Hindu 45% 15% 14% 26% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 77% 14% 5% 4% < 1% 740
Jewish 20% 17% 9% 53% 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 48% 25% 8% 18% 1% 3,464
Mormon 71% 13% 6% 10% < 1% 155
Muslim 55% 10% 11% 22% 2% 105
Orthodox Christian 40% 31% 12% 17% 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 10% 7% 68% < 1% 5,996

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,427. 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% 35% 27% 15% 7,427
Weekly 29% 35% 25% 11% 3,139
Monthly 32% 39% 20% 9% 1,283
Seldom/never 37% 35% 18% 11% 6,438
Don't know 12% 27% 25% 36% 132

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

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

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,427. 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% 15% 29% 32% 10% 1% 7,427
Weekly 20% 17% 28% 29% 6% < 1% 3,139
Monthly 21% 22% 28% 24% 5% < 1% 1,283
Seldom/never 24% 21% 26% 21% 6% 1% 6,438
Don't know 9% 10% 20% 36% 22% 2% 132

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

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

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 35% 65% 7,546
Weekly 42% 58% 3,181
Monthly 52% 48% 1,296
Seldom/never 60% 40% 6,531
Don't know 45% 55% 154

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

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

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,459. 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% 15% 3% 18% 5% 7,459
Weekly 70% 9% 3% 15% 3% 3,144
Monthly 66% 8% 6% 17% 3% 1,285
Seldom/never 75% 4% 6% 12% 3% 6,460
Don't know 70% 10% 5% 10% 4% 143

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

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

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,459. 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 15% 12% 73% 7,459
Weekly 13% 11% 76% 3,151
Monthly 16% 11% 72% 1,280
Seldom/never 13% 14% 73% 6,458
Don't know 21% 13% 65% 148

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,688. 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% 20% 25% 17% 6,688
Weekly 31% 20% 28% 21% 2,848
Monthly 29% 18% 26% 27% 1,164
Seldom/never 26% 20% 29% 26% 5,892

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

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

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,517. 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% 33% 17% 12% 7,517
Weekly 35% 33% 19% 13% 3,168
Monthly 35% 32% 19% 14% 1,292
Seldom/never 30% 31% 23% 15% 6,509
Don't know 29% 29% 20% 22% 147

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

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

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,525. 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% 10% 15% 6% 24% 7,525
Weekly 43% 9% 12% 4% 32% 3,169
Monthly 43% 12% 9% 2% 34% 1,294
Seldom/never 40% 11% 9% 3% 37% 6,506
Don't know 43% 3% 15% 12% 28% 141

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

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

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,532. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 32% 68% 7,532
Weekly 30% 70% 3,170
Monthly 29% 71% 1,292
Seldom/never 24% 76% 6,509
Don't know 11% 89% 149

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 77% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1% 7,546
Weekly 55% 36% 6% 1% 1% 1% 3,181
Monthly 35% 45% 12% 1% 6% 3% 1,296
Seldom/never 13% 23% 14% 1% 42% 7% 6,531
Don't know 57% 17% 4% 2% 2% 18% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 26% 5% 3% 1% 7,546
Weekly 34% 50% 12% 4% < 1% 3,181
Monthly 16% 54% 23% 7% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 4% 21% 31% 44% < 1% 6,531
Don't know 43% 29% 7% 11% 9% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 41% 21% < 1% 7,546
Weekly 21% 50% 29% < 1% 3,181
Monthly 8% 54% 37% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 3% 24% 73% < 1% 6,531
Don't know 26% 28% 31% 15% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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 23% 13% 11% 53% < 1% 7,546
Weekly 9% 9% 9% 73% < 1% 3,181
Monthly 3% 6% 8% 83% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 6,531
Don't know 8% 5% 1% 61% 24% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 8% 3% 37% 1% 7,546
Weekly 31% 12% 6% 51% 1% 3,181
Monthly 19% 17% 7% 56% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 17% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,531
Don't know 39% 6% 5% 31% 18% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 15% 7% 7% 1% 7,546
Weekly 48% 23% 15% 13% 1% 3,181
Monthly 35% 24% 19% 21% 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 31% 17% 13% 38% 1% 6,531
Don't know 46% 9% 4% 21% 20% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 52% 16% 11% 20% 1% 7,546
Weekly 41% 19% 16% 23% 1% 3,181
Monthly 38% 19% 19% 24% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 43% 17% 15% 25% 1% 6,531
Don't know 52% 11% 8% 19% 10% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 11% 48% 7% 2% 7,546
Weekly 16% 16% 56% 10% 2% 3,181
Monthly 8% 18% 59% 12% 2% 1,296
Seldom/never 3% 19% 57% 20% 1% 6,531
Don't know 8% 15% 56% 9% 12% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 27% 71% 1% 1% 7,546
Weekly 24% 74% 1% 1% 3,181
Monthly 21% 78% 1% 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 17% 81% 1% 1% 6,531
Don't know 23% 70% 5% 3% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 14% 10% 35% 1% 7,546
Weekly 13% 14% 14% 58% < 1% 3,181
Monthly 4% 10% 11% 75% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 6,531
Don't know 12% 9% 9% 44% 26% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 26% 35% 2% 27% 8% 7,546
Weekly 14% 36% 1% 41% 8% 3,181
Monthly 10% 26% 1% 54% 9% 1,296
Seldom/never 3% 9% < 1% 82% 5% 6,531
Don't know 9% 10% 7% 39% 36% 154

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

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. 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 83% 11% 6% 7,546
Weekly 77% 16% 7% 3,181
Monthly 68% 23% 9% 1,296
Seldom/never 27% 64% 8% 6,531
Don't know 40% 25% 35% 154

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

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. 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% 32% 8% 7,546
Weekly 56% 36% 8% 3,181
Monthly 46% 46% 7% 1,296
Seldom/never 20% 73% 7% 6,531
Don't know 28% 38% 34% 154

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 29% 17% 54% 7,546
Weekly 30% 17% 54% 3,181
Monthly 29% 19% 52% 1,296
Seldom/never 21% 18% 61% 6,531
Don't know 16% 27% 58% 154

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

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

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 27% 39% 29% 5% 7,546
Weekly 22% 42% 31% 5% 3,181
Monthly 17% 42% 36% 5% 1,296
Seldom/never 13% 37% 45% 5% 6,531
Don't know 12% 36% 33% 19% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 42% 51% 3% 3% 7,546
Weekly 47% 48% 3% 3% 3,181
Monthly 47% 48% 3% 3% 1,296
Seldom/never 45% 49% 3% 4% 6,531
Don't know 29% 38% 10% 22% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 36% 59% 4% 2% 7,546
Weekly 37% 58% 3% 1% 3,181
Monthly 38% 57% 3% 2% 1,296
Seldom/never 32% 64% 3% 1% 6,531
Don't know 24% 58% 9% 9% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 33% 3% 7,546
Weekly 69% 28% 2% 3,181
Monthly 73% 24% 3% 1,296
Seldom/never 83% 14% 2% 6,531
Don't know 64% 19% 17% 154

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

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

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,546. 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% 7% 2% 2% 7,546
Weekly 93% 4% 2% 1% 3,181
Monthly 95% 3% 1% 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 96% 2% 1% 1% 6,531
Don't know 89% 4% 2% 5% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. 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% 65% 2% 2% 7,546
Weekly 29% 68% 1% 1% 3,181
Monthly 27% 70% 2% 2% 1,296
Seldom/never 22% 74% 2% 2% 6,531
Don't know 23% 65% 3% 8% 154

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 7,546. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 27% 37% 4% 30% 3% 7,546
Weekly 41% 33% 4% 20% 2% 3,181
Monthly 53% 25% 4% 16% 2% 1,296
Seldom/never 77% 10% 4% 8% 1% 6,531
Don't know 34% 14% 23% 21% 8% 154