Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,591. 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 82% 7% 3% 7% 1% 8,591
2007 81% 8% 2% 9% 1% 8,407

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 65% 12% 5% 17% 1% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 89% 5% 1% 3% 1% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 85% 6% 3% 5% 1% 875
Jehovah's Witness 93% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 204
Jewish 67% 12% 3% 17% < 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 76% 12% 4% 8% 1% 1,221
Mormon 92% 4% 1% 2% 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 66% 8% 5% 19% 2% 305

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,886. 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 once a week 15% 33% 30% 22% 6,886
Once or twice a month 22% 34% 28% 16% 617
Several times a year 17% 42% 23% 18% 207
Seldom/never 18% 31% 28% 23% 591

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,886. 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 once a week 10% 11% 28% 35% 15% 1% 6,886
Once or twice a month 16% 12% 28% 32% 10% 1% 617
Several times a year 14% 9% 36% 26% 13% 1% 207
Seldom/never 12% 12% 25% 32% 17% 2% 591

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 42% 58% 7,079
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 631
Several times a year 48% 52% 208
Seldom/never 45% 55% 596

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,966. 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 once a week 58% 19% 2% 16% 4% 6,966
Once or twice a month 61% 17% 3% 15% 4% 624
Several times a year 58% 14% 1% 23% 4% 204
Seldom/never 58% 14% 5% 20% 3% 582

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,991. 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 once a week 16% 7% 77% 6,991
Once or twice a month 18% 8% 74% 621
Several times a year 18% 13% 69% 206
Seldom/never 21% 13% 67% 586

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,034. 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 once a week 39% 21% 27% 13% 6,034
Once or twice a month 31% 22% 28% 19% 544
Several times a year 39% 21% 26% 14% 188
Seldom/never 44% 15% 25% 15% 509

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,033. 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 once a week 43% 32% 16% 9% 7,033
Once or twice a month 45% 28% 17% 11% 629
Several times a year 49% 29% 14% 8% 207
Seldom/never 53% 26% 13% 8% 590

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,035. 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 once a week 57% 3% 13% 8% 18% 7,035
Once or twice a month 53% 7% 14% 6% 20% 630
Several times a year 52% 5% 9% 11% 23% 207
Seldom/never 48% 7% 12% 9% 24% 594

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,039. 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 once a week 32% 68% 7,039
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 629
Several times a year 36% 64% 208
Seldom/never 29% 71% 594

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 7,079. 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 once a week 92% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 83% 13% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 631
Several times a year 78% 17% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 208
Seldom/never 74% 20% 2% 1% 2% 1% 596

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 1% 2% 1% 631
Several times a year 82% 15% 3% < 1% 1% 208
Seldom/never 71% 23% 3% 3% 1% 596

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 88% 9% 3% < 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 5% < 1% 631
Several times a year 64% 23% 12% 1% 208
Seldom/never 65% 23% 11% < 1% 596

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 77% 19% 2% 2% < 1% 631
Several times a year 69% 21% 7% 3% < 1% 208
Seldom/never 66% 22% 3% 7% 1% 596

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 70% 5% 1% 21% 2% 7,079
Once or twice a month 43% 13% 4% 38% 2% 631
Several times a year 39% 10% 12% 36% 3% 208
Seldom/never 43% 9% 2% 45% 2% 596

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 89% 6% 2% 2% 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 67% 16% 10% 5% 1% 631
Several times a year 62% 15% 16% 7% 1% 208
Seldom/never 68% 13% 5% 13% 1% 596

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 58% 14% 8% 18% 2% 7,079
Once or twice a month 39% 22% 14% 23% 1% 631
Several times a year 42% 20% 16% 19% 3% 208
Seldom/never 44% 11% 11% 32% 2% 596

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 70% 4% 20% 3% 3% 7,079
Once or twice a month 51% 8% 34% 5% 1% 631
Several times a year 41% 7% 43% 8% 1% 208
Seldom/never 36% 8% 44% 9% 4% 596

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 7,079. 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 once a week 51% 46% 2% 1% 7,079
Once or twice a month 36% 62% < 1% 1% 631
Several times a year 34% 65% < 1% 1% 208
Seldom/never 25% 71% 1% 3% 596

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 7,079. 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 once a week 61% 26% 5% 4% 4% 7,079
Once or twice a month 47% 33% 4% 11% 5% 631
Several times a year 42% 35% 1% 14% 7% 208
Seldom/never 37% 30% 3% 24% 6% 596

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 86% 7% 7% 7,079
Once or twice a month 88% 7% 5% 631
Several times a year 88% 8% 4% 208
Seldom/never 83% 13% 4% 596

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 78% 15% 7% 7,079
Once or twice a month 73% 18% 8% 631
Several times a year 74% 20% 6% 208
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 596

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 47% 18% 34% 7,079
Once or twice a month 43% 15% 42% 631
Several times a year 37% 21% 42% 208
Seldom/never 30% 21% 49% 596

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 55% 25% 13% 7% 7,079
Once or twice a month 47% 28% 19% 6% 631
Several times a year 41% 29% 26% 4% 208
Seldom/never 34% 29% 25% 12% 596

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 56% 38% 3% 4% 7,079
Once or twice a month 52% 42% 3% 3% 631
Several times a year 48% 47% 3% 2% 208
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 4% 596

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 49% 44% 5% 2% 7,079
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 2% 3% 631
Several times a year 47% 49% 4% 1% 208
Seldom/never 40% 52% 4% 4% 596

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 27% 69% 4% 7,079
Once or twice a month 43% 53% 4% 631
Several times a year 46% 47% 7% 208
Seldom/never 48% 45% 7% 596

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 30% 61% 5% 4% 7,079
Once or twice a month 51% 41% 5% 3% 631
Several times a year 55% 38% 6% 1% 208
Seldom/never 57% 33% 4% 5% 596

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,079. 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 once a week 22% 71% 7% 7,079
Once or twice a month 39% 51% 10% 631
Several times a year 49% 43% 8% 208
Seldom/never 51% 38% 11% 596

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 7,079. 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 once a week 46% 47% 3% 4% 7,079
Once or twice a month 44% 50% 2% 3% 631
Several times a year 38% 56% 1% 5% 208
Seldom/never 39% 54% 3% 4% 596

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 7,079. 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 once a week 9% 23% 2% 61% 6% 7,079
Once or twice a month 15% 30% 3% 48% 4% 631
Several times a year 25% 36% 1% 33% 5% 208
Seldom/never 23% 26% 4% 39% 8% 596