Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 2,883. 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 34% 18% 25% 22% 1% 2,883
2007 35% 18% 23% 22% 1% 2,830

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

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 25% 17% 30% 26% 1% 730
Evangelical Protestant 50% 20% 18% 12% < 1% 781
Historically Black Protestant 47% 16% 22% 14% 1% 182
Mainline Protestant 29% 22% 27% 21% 1% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 17% 25% 38% < 1% 233

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 several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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 18% 31% 29% 22% 1,025
Once or twice a month 25% 34% 25% 16% 522
Several times a year 22% 39% 24% 14% 647
Seldom/never 29% 35% 21% 16% 616

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 14% 26% 35% 15% 1% 1,025
Once or twice a month 17% 16% 26% 29% 10% 1% 522
Several times a year 15% 15% 32% 27% 11% < 1% 647
Seldom/never 20% 17% 27% 26% 9% 1% 616

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 40% 60% 1,046
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 532
Several times a year 51% 49% 662
Seldom/never 52% 48% 626

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,034. 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 66% 16% 2% 10% 6% 1,034
Once or twice a month 63% 11% 4% 18% 4% 526
Several times a year 60% 11% 9% 18% 2% 657
Seldom/never 62% 9% 9% 17% 3% 617

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,037. 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 12% 8% 80% 1,037
Once or twice a month 16% 8% 76% 529
Several times a year 24% 8% 68% 647
Seldom/never 26% 11% 63% 615

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 912. 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 35% 22% 26% 17% 912
Once or twice a month 37% 22% 24% 17% 485
Several times a year 29% 20% 32% 19% 589
Seldom/never 31% 19% 27% 23% 543

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,039. 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 34% 36% 18% 12% 1,039
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 17% 12% 531
Several times a year 44% 26% 18% 12% 655
Seldom/never 39% 32% 17% 12% 623

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. 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 52% 5% 12% 10% 21% 1,044
Once or twice a month 42% 9% 14% 6% 29% 531
Several times a year 51% 6% 11% 5% 26% 661
Seldom/never 48% 8% 10% 5% 28% 622

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 1,041
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 531
Several times a year 35% 65% 662
Seldom/never 35% 65% 623

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 90% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 532
Several times a year 67% 26% 3% 1% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 55% 31% 6% 1% 6% 2% 626

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 87% 9% 2% 1% 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 68% 27% 4% < 1% 1% 532
Several times a year 56% 38% 3% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 44% 42% 9% 5% 1% 626

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 53% 43% 3% 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 32% 61% 6% < 1% 532
Several times a year 26% 66% 8% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 25% 63% 13% < 1% 626

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 65% 26% 5% 2% 2% 532
Several times a year 54% 25% 11% 9% 1% 662
Seldom/never 49% 23% 10% 18% < 1% 626

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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% 7% 4% 29% 2% 1,046
Once or twice a month 41% 11% 7% 39% 1% 532
Several times a year 26% 15% 15% 41% 2% 662
Seldom/never 28% 9% 8% 54% 1% 626

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 77% 12% 6% 4% < 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 61% 23% 13% 3% < 1% 532
Several times a year 52% 20% 20% 7% 2% 662
Seldom/never 47% 16% 18% 17% 1% 626

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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% 15% 13% 19% 2% 1,046
Once or twice a month 39% 22% 18% 20% 1% 532
Several times a year 40% 14% 24% 21% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 37% 18% 16% 28% 1% 626

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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% 8% 30% 3% 3% 1,046
Once or twice a month 35% 14% 41% 8% 2% 532
Several times a year 28% 11% 50% 9% 2% 662
Seldom/never 20% 12% 53% 13% 2% 626

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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% 51% 1% 1% 1,046
Once or twice a month 35% 63% 1% 1% 532
Several times a year 31% 68% 1% < 1% 662
Seldom/never 24% 73% 2% < 1% 626

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 45% 35% 5% 8% 6% 1,046
Once or twice a month 32% 43% 2% 16% 6% 532
Several times a year 30% 36% 2% 25% 7% 662
Seldom/never 23% 34% 1% 34% 8% 626

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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% 5% 1,046
Once or twice a month 85% 8% 6% 532
Several times a year 84% 12% 4% 662
Seldom/never 73% 19% 7% 626

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 75% 17% 8% 1,046
Once or twice a month 69% 22% 8% 532
Several times a year 68% 27% 5% 662
Seldom/never 54% 37% 9% 626

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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% 17% 35% 1,046
Once or twice a month 44% 15% 41% 532
Several times a year 37% 19% 45% 662
Seldom/never 34% 18% 48% 626

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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% 31% 14% 6% 1,046
Once or twice a month 43% 36% 18% 3% 532
Several times a year 36% 40% 19% 5% 662
Seldom/never 30% 38% 25% 7% 626

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 59% 35% 3% 3% 1,046
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 2% 2% 532
Several times a year 46% 50% 2% 2% 662
Seldom/never 45% 46% 4% 5% 626

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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% 43% 4% 2% 1,046
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 5% 2% 532
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 1% 662
Seldom/never 41% 52% 4% 2% 626

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 38% 57% 5% 1,046
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 3% 532
Several times a year 57% 40% 4% 662
Seldom/never 64% 33% 3% 626

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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% 44% 5% 5% 1,046
Once or twice a month 61% 30% 4% 5% 532
Several times a year 64% 29% 4% 4% 662
Seldom/never 71% 21% 4% 4% 626

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 36% 56% 8% 1,046
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 6% 532
Several times a year 53% 38% 9% 662
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 626

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 45% 50% 2% 3% 1,046
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 2% 2% 532
Several times a year 38% 58% 2% 1% 662
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 3% 626

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,046. 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 12% 30% 3% 50% 6% 1,046
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 4% 38% 3% 532
Several times a year 25% 33% 5% 34% 3% 662
Seldom/never 35% 32% 5% 24% 4% 626