Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 19,186. 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 57% 16% 6% 21% 1% 19,186
2007 57% 17% 6% 19% 1% 16,980

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 102. 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 39% 13% 11% 37% < 1% 102
Catholic 58% 21% 7% 13% < 1% 3,868
Evangelical Protestant 80% 13% 3% 3% 1% 5,851
Historically Black Protestant 82% 12% 3% 3% 1% 454
Jewish 34% 15% 6% 45% 1% 336
Mainline Protestant 54% 23% 7% 15% 1% 3,687
Mormon 88% 7% 2% 3% < 1% 524
Orthodox Christian 59% 18% 6% 17% < 1% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 11% 7% 64% < 1% 3,541

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,889. 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% 33% 31% 23% 10,889
Weekly 20% 34% 28% 18% 2,889
Monthly 20% 41% 26% 13% 1,024
Seldom/never 30% 35% 21% 14% 3,844
Don't know 9% 18% 27% 45% 146

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,889. 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% 28% 36% 16% 2% 10,889
Weekly 12% 13% 29% 34% 11% 1% 2,889
Monthly 14% 16% 31% 31% 8% 1% 1,024
Seldom/never 20% 18% 27% 25% 9% 1% 3,844
Don't know 5% 8% 15% 39% 30% 4% 146

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 47% 53% 11,141
Weekly 58% 42% 2,932
Monthly 66% 34% 1,036
Seldom/never 73% 27% 3,906
Don't know 55% 45% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,960. 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% 7% 2% 8% 4% 10,960
Weekly 81% 5% 3% 8% 3% 2,889
Monthly 78% 4% 4% 11% 3% 1,024
Seldom/never 80% 3% 5% 9% 3% 3,847
Don't know 84% 6% < 1% 5% 5% 155

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,043. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 7% 8% 84% 11,043
Weekly 9% 9% 82% 2,912
Monthly 9% 10% 80% 1,026
Seldom/never 10% 13% 77% 3,864
Don't know 14% 5% 81% 158

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 9,626. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 26% 22% 32% 20% 9,626
Weekly 23% 21% 32% 24% 2,606
Monthly 25% 19% 31% 26% 928
Seldom/never 22% 22% 30% 27% 3,508

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,084. 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% 35% 19% 11% 11,084
Weekly 35% 36% 18% 10% 2,920
Monthly 40% 33% 16% 11% 1,031
Seldom/never 37% 32% 20% 11% 3,895
Don't know 34% 40% 16% 11% 160

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,093. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 61% 4% 12% 8% 15% 11,093
Weekly 55% 6% 12% 5% 22% 2,926
Monthly 52% 11% 10% 3% 24% 1,035
Seldom/never 44% 10% 10% 4% 33% 3,888
Don't know 53% < 1% 20% 14% 14% 158

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,099. 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% 71% 11,099
Weekly 29% 71% 2,922
Monthly 29% 71% 1,032
Seldom/never 23% 77% 3,894
Don't know 13% 87% 165

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 11,141
Weekly 64% 31% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2,932
Monthly 43% 42% 8% 1% 4% 2% 1,036
Seldom/never 16% 28% 14% 1% 34% 7% 3,906
Don't know 60% 13% 2% 7% 3% 15% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 80% 15% 2% 2% 1% 11,141
Weekly 41% 48% 8% 2% < 1% 2,932
Monthly 15% 59% 20% 5% < 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 5% 23% 33% 38% < 1% 3,906
Don't know 42% 31% 3% 5% 18% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 58% 28% 13% < 1% 11,141
Weekly 27% 48% 25% < 1% 2,932
Monthly 7% 56% 37% < 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 3% 25% 72% < 1% 3,906
Don't know 30% 28% 26% 16% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 42% 12% 10% 36% < 1% 11,141
Weekly 11% 9% 10% 69% < 1% 2,932
Monthly 2% 4% 8% 86% < 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 3,906
Don't know 9% 14% 7% 46% 25% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 54% 6% 3% 35% 2% 11,141
Weekly 28% 11% 6% 53% 1% 2,932
Monthly 16% 14% 7% 62% 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 16% 8% 5% 71% 1% 3,906
Don't know 30% 8% 4% 32% 26% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 78% 11% 5% 5% 1% 11,141
Weekly 48% 24% 14% 13% 1% 2,932
Monthly 31% 22% 19% 27% 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 28% 15% 13% 43% 1% 3,906
Don't know 53% 12% 4% 15% 17% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 51% 15% 11% 21% 2% 11,141
Weekly 37% 19% 16% 27% 1% 2,932
Monthly 33% 19% 20% 28% 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 39% 16% 15% 28% 1% 3,906
Don't know 46% 8% 7% 23% 15% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 56% 6% 33% 3% 2% 11,141
Weekly 24% 12% 56% 7% 2% 2,932
Monthly 9% 13% 66% 10% 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 4% 16% 63% 16% 1% 3,906
Don't know 28% 5% 49% 6% 12% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 51% 46% 2% 1% 11,141
Weekly 36% 62% 1% 1% 2,932
Monthly 32% 66% 2% < 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 24% 75% 1% 1% 3,906
Don't know 51% 44% 3% 2% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 60% 12% 7% 21% 1% 11,141
Weekly 17% 14% 15% 53% 1% 2,932
Monthly 4% 9% 14% 74% < 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 2% 2% 5% 90% < 1% 3,906
Don't know 19% 15% 11% 32% 23% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 43% 34% 4% 13% 6% 11,141
Weekly 19% 42% 2% 30% 7% 2,932
Monthly 12% 33% 1% 46% 8% 1,036
Seldom/never 5% 12% < 1% 77% 6% 3,906
Don't know 21% 18% 7% 23% 31% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 86% 8% 6% 11,141
Weekly 83% 11% 6% 2,932
Monthly 74% 18% 8% 1,036
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 3,906
Don't know 53% 15% 32% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 74% 18% 7% 11,141
Weekly 63% 28% 8% 2,932
Monthly 56% 36% 8% 1,036
Seldom/never 24% 68% 8% 3,906
Don't know 43% 20% 37% 171

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 63% 14% 23% 11,141
Weekly 56% 15% 30% 2,932
Monthly 51% 19% 30% 1,036
Seldom/never 42% 22% 36% 3,906
Don't know 42% 40% 19% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 59% 27% 9% 4% 11,141
Weekly 43% 39% 14% 4% 2,932
Monthly 36% 42% 18% 5% 1,036
Seldom/never 28% 44% 22% 6% 3,906
Don't know 40% 29% 7% 24% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 65% 30% 4% 2% 11,141
Weekly 65% 31% 3% 1% 2,932
Monthly 63% 33% 3% 1% 1,036
Seldom/never 56% 40% 3% 1% 3,906
Don't know 60% 27% 3% 10% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 34% 63% 4% 11,141
Weekly 54% 43% 3% 2,932
Monthly 63% 33% 4% 1,036
Seldom/never 76% 20% 3% 3,906
Don't know 36% 42% 22% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 41% 51% 5% 3% 11,141
Weekly 66% 28% 4% 3% 2,932
Monthly 72% 23% 3% 2% 1,036
Seldom/never 80% 14% 4% 2% 3,906
Don't know 37% 34% 6% 22% 171

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

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,141. 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 32% 61% 7% 11,141
Weekly 54% 38% 8% 2,932
Monthly 61% 31% 8% 1,036
Seldom/never 74% 21% 6% 3,906
Don't know 25% 46% 30% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 53% 42% 3% 3% 11,141
Weekly 49% 48% 2% 1% 2,932
Monthly 45% 51% 2% 2% 1,036
Seldom/never 40% 56% 2% 2% 3,906
Don't know 42% 39% 7% 12% 171

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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 11,141. 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 12% 28% 3% 52% 5% 11,141
Weekly 29% 36% 4% 28% 3% 2,932
Monthly 41% 30% 4% 22% 3% 1,036
Seldom/never 69% 12% 5% 12% 2% 3,906
Don't know 21% 17% 15% 33% 13% 171