Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,339. 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 53% 16% 6% 25% 1% 13,339
2007 58% 17% 6% 18% 1% 14,306

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Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 134. 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 46% 18% 10% 25% 1% 134
Catholic 59% 20% 7% 13% 1% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 76% 16% 3% 5% < 1% 2,210
Hindu 59% 11% 11% 19% < 1% 103
Historically Black Protestant 80% 12% 4% 4% 1% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 88% 7% 3% 1% 1% 109
Jewish 27% 16% 9% 46% 1% 442
Mainline Protestant 53% 23% 7% 16% 1% 1,908
Mormon 79% 10% 3% 8% < 1% 119
Muslim 69% 9% 7% 15% < 1% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 11% 7% 61% < 1% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,619. 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 21% 35% 27% 17% 6,619
Weekly 32% 35% 23% 11% 2,035
Monthly 36% 33% 21% 11% 765
Seldom/never 37% 34% 19% 11% 3,583
Don't know 6% 39% 31% 23% 100

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,619. 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% 11% 1% 6,619
Weekly 22% 18% 27% 27% 6% < 1% 2,035
Monthly 23% 22% 24% 26% 6% < 1% 765
Seldom/never 24% 21% 26% 22% 6% 1% 3,583
Don't know 6% 4% 36% 37% 15% 2% 100

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 66% 6,758
Weekly 39% 61% 2,058
Monthly 51% 49% 775
Seldom/never 55% 45% 3,634
Don't know 46% 54% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 39% 26% 4% 26% 4% 6,688
Weekly 51% 16% 4% 25% 4% 2,038
Monthly 51% 15% 7% 24% 2% 773
Seldom/never 68% 6% 7% 16% 3% 3,602
Don't know 42% 25% 2% 28% 2% 109

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,622. 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% 10% 65% 6,622
Weekly 21% 12% 67% 2,026
Monthly 25% 13% 63% 758
Seldom/never 18% 13% 69% 3,585
Don't know 32% 8% 60% 110

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 5,886. 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% 19% 18% 10% 5,886
Weekly 47% 18% 20% 14% 1,839
Monthly 38% 18% 22% 22% 698
Seldom/never 32% 19% 26% 22% 3,270

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,716. 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% 28% 12% 8% 6,716
Weekly 50% 26% 14% 11% 2,048
Monthly 44% 28% 15% 12% 771
Seldom/never 35% 28% 21% 16% 3,615
Don't know 53% 14% 20% 13% 110

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,735. 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 41% 8% 17% 8% 25% 6,735
Weekly 36% 9% 14% 5% 36% 2,050
Monthly 39% 11% 9% 4% 37% 773
Seldom/never 37% 11% 11% 3% 38% 3,616
Don't know 37% 3% 18% 9% 33% 105

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,739. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 33% 67% 6,739
Weekly 33% 67% 2,053
Monthly 28% 72% 772
Seldom/never 25% 75% 3,620
Don't know 23% 77% 111

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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 80% 16% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 6,758
Weekly 60% 32% 5% 1% 1% 1% 2,058
Monthly 37% 41% 13% 1% 6% 2% 775
Seldom/never 16% 22% 13% 1% 42% 5% 3,634
Don't know 67% 17% 3% 2% 1% 10% 114

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 18% 3% 2% 1% 6,758
Weekly 46% 41% 9% 3% < 1% 2,058
Monthly 27% 47% 19% 7% < 1% 775
Seldom/never 8% 22% 28% 41% < 1% 3,634
Don't know 66% 19% 4% 6% 4% 114

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 34% 16% 1% 6,758
Weekly 27% 49% 24% < 1% 2,058
Monthly 11% 56% 32% 1% 775
Seldom/never 5% 26% 69% < 1% 3,634
Don't know 26% 39% 25% 9% 114

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 13% 10% 39% 1% 6,758
Weekly 17% 12% 11% 60% < 1% 2,058
Monthly 6% 8% 10% 75% < 1% 775
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 3,634
Don't know 21% 4% 12% 43% 21% 114

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 8% 3% 32% 2% 6,758
Weekly 34% 11% 6% 49% 1% 2,058
Monthly 22% 17% 8% 52% 1% 775
Seldom/never 16% 9% 6% 67% 1% 3,634
Don't know 42% 5% 5% 27% 22% 114

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 73% 13% 6% 7% 1% 6,758
Weekly 51% 21% 15% 13% 1% 2,058
Monthly 36% 23% 19% 21% 1% 775
Seldom/never 31% 16% 13% 38% 1% 3,634
Don't know 45% 9% 12% 15% 19% 114

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 11% 23% 2% 6,758
Weekly 41% 18% 14% 25% 1% 2,058
Monthly 37% 17% 20% 25% 1% 775
Seldom/never 41% 16% 15% 28% 1% 3,634
Don't know 35% 15% 11% 27% 13% 114

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 8% 39% 7% 2% 6,758
Weekly 23% 14% 48% 13% 2% 2,058
Monthly 14% 16% 56% 13% 1% 775
Seldom/never 6% 18% 52% 22% 2% 3,634
Don't know 27% 4% 50% 8% 10% 114

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 28% 70% 1% 1% 6,758
Weekly 21% 77% 1% 1% 2,058
Monthly 18% 81% < 1% < 1% 775
Seldom/never 16% 83% < 1% 1% 3,634
Don't know 27% 60% 1% 13% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 53% 13% 8% 25% 1% 6,758
Weekly 21% 16% 13% 49% < 1% 2,058
Monthly 7% 11% 14% 68% < 1% 775
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 3,634
Don't know 29% 15% 13% 31% 12% 114

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 48% 28% 3% 16% 6% 6,758
Weekly 31% 29% 1% 32% 6% 2,058
Monthly 18% 26% 1% 48% 7% 775
Seldom/never 8% 10% 1% 76% 5% 3,634
Don't know 28% 11% 6% 21% 34% 114

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 8% 5% 6,758
Weekly 80% 14% 6% 2,058
Monthly 70% 23% 7% 775
Seldom/never 32% 60% 8% 3,634
Don't know 65% 16% 19% 114

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 23% 7% 6,758
Weekly 61% 32% 7% 2,058
Monthly 48% 45% 7% 775
Seldom/never 25% 69% 6% 3,634
Don't know 44% 32% 24% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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 19% 20% 62% 6,758
Weekly 20% 18% 62% 2,058
Monthly 17% 19% 64% 775
Seldom/never 11% 16% 73% 3,634
Don't know 18% 30% 52% 114

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 33% 29% 8% 6,758
Weekly 22% 34% 38% 6% 2,058
Monthly 15% 38% 41% 6% 775
Seldom/never 10% 28% 57% 6% 3,634
Don't know 25% 28% 21% 26% 114

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 68% 3% 2% 6,758
Weekly 25% 70% 3% 2% 2,058
Monthly 26% 69% 2% 3% 775
Seldom/never 20% 77% 2% 1% 3,634
Don't know 18% 67% 5% 10% 114

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 46% 4% 6,758
Weekly 60% 36% 3% 2,058
Monthly 67% 31% 2% 775
Seldom/never 79% 19% 2% 3,634
Don't know 50% 33% 18% 114

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 33% 4% 4% 6,758
Weekly 75% 20% 2% 3% 2,058
Monthly 81% 15% 2% 2% 775
Seldom/never 89% 8% 1% 1% 3,634
Don't know 56% 31% 5% 9% 114

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,758. 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% 42% 8% 6,758
Weekly 67% 27% 6% 2,058
Monthly 73% 22% 5% 775
Seldom/never 86% 10% 3% 3,634
Don't know 46% 34% 21% 114

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 64% 2% 4% 6,758
Weekly 29% 68% 1% 2% 2,058
Monthly 26% 72% 1% 1% 775
Seldom/never 17% 80% 1% 2% 3,634
Don't know 29% 60% 2% 9% 114

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of prayer

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,758. 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% 29% 3% 41% 5% 6,758
Weekly 36% 28% 3% 29% 4% 2,058
Monthly 46% 23% 5% 24% 2% 775
Seldom/never 73% 11% 3% 11% 2% 3,634
Don't know 24% 11% 9% 38% 19% 114