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

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

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 66% 27% 4% 2% 1% 2,883
2007 70% 26% 3% 1% 1% 2,830

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

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

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 71% 26% 2% 1% < 1% 730
Evangelical Protestant 78% 19% 1% 1% 1% 781
Historically Black Protestant 82% 15% 1% 1% 1% 182
Mainline Protestant 65% 32% 1% 1% < 1% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 39% 21% 9% 1% 233

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,927. 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.
Very important 19% 33% 28% 21% 1,927
Somewhat important 29% 38% 20% 12% 740

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,927. 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.
Very important 10% 15% 26% 33% 14% 1% 1,927
Somewhat important 22% 15% 31% 24% 8% 1% 740

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 44% 56% 1,962
Somewhat important 55% 45% 756
Not too important 52% 48% 102

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,941. 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.
Very important 64% 14% 3% 14% 4% 1,941
Somewhat important 60% 7% 11% 18% 3% 746
Not too important 61% 9% 12% 15% 3% 101

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,940. 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.
Very important 16% 7% 77% 1,940
Somewhat important 23% 11% 65% 745

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. 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.
Very important 34% 22% 27% 18% 1,710
Somewhat important 31% 20% 29% 21% 687

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,951. 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.
Very important 39% 32% 17% 12% 1,951
Somewhat important 37% 31% 19% 13% 751
Not too important 41% 35% 11% 13% 101

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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.
Very important 53% 6% 12% 8% 21% 1,958
Somewhat important 45% 9% 12% 4% 30% 754
Not too important 34% 7% 10% 1% 48% 101

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,956. 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.
Very important 32% 68% 1,956
Somewhat important 32% 68% 755
Not too important 23% 77% 100

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,962. 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.
Very important 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 50% 38% 6% 1% 3% 2% 756
Not too important 33% 37% 13% 2% 13% 2% 102

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 48% 48% 4% < 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 14% 76% 10% < 1% 756
Not too important 4% 72% 24% < 1% 102

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 46% 26% 14% 14% < 1% 756
Not too important 36% 21% 16% 27% < 1% 102

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 45% 9% 7% 36% 2% 1,962
Somewhat important 27% 13% 11% 48% 1% 756
Not too important 36% 10% 7% 42% 5% 102

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 70% 16% 11% 4% 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 45% 21% 20% 14% 1% 756
Not too important 42% 19% 18% 21% < 1% 102

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 44% 17% 15% 22% 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 37% 18% 21% 23% 1% 756
Not too important 53% 8% 21% 17% < 1% 102

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 50% 8% 34% 5% 2% 1,962
Somewhat important 13% 14% 59% 12% 2% 756
Not too important 10% 21% 52% 16% 1% 102

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

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,962. 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.
Very important 40% 58% 1% 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 26% 72% 1% 1% 756
Not too important 26% 71% 2% 1% 102

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

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 45% 19% 21% 15% 1% 1,962
Somewhat important 12% 18% 35% 35% < 1% 756
Not too important 14% 16% 20% 50% < 1% 102

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,962. 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.
Very important 43% 36% 4% 11% 6% 1,962
Somewhat important 17% 41% 1% 33% 7% 756
Not too important 8% 29% < 1% 52% 11% 102

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 89% 6% 5% 1,962
Somewhat important 78% 16% 6% 756
Not too important 54% 31% 14% 102

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 75% 18% 7% 1,962
Somewhat important 58% 35% 7% 756
Not too important 39% 51% 10% 102

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 45% 15% 40% 1,962
Somewhat important 36% 19% 45% 756
Not too important 29% 26% 46% 102

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 46% 33% 16% 5% 1,962
Somewhat important 32% 43% 19% 6% 756
Not too important 20% 35% 36% 9% 102

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 52% 42% 3% 3% 1,962
Somewhat important 50% 45% 2% 3% 756
Not too important 50% 40% 5% 6% 102

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 48% 47% 4% 2% 1,962
Somewhat important 43% 53% 3% 1% 756
Not too important 32% 58% 4% 6% 102

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 43% 53% 4% 1,962
Somewhat important 65% 32% 3% 756
Not too important 65% 33% 2% 102

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 52% 39% 4% 5% 1,962
Somewhat important 72% 21% 4% 3% 756
Not too important 74% 17% 4% 5% 102

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,962. 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.
Very important 42% 50% 8% 1,962
Somewhat important 63% 30% 7% 756
Not too important 70% 22% 8% 102

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,962. 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.
Very important 43% 53% 1% 2% 1,962
Somewhat important 33% 63% 3% 2% 756
Not too important 31% 62% 1% 6% 102

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,962. 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.
Very important 16% 33% 4% 44% 5% 1,962
Somewhat important 34% 31% 4% 28% 3% 756
Not too important 53% 16% 4% 23% 3% 102