Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 42% 11% 11% 4% 32% 889
Evangelical Protestant 42% 7% 15% 8% 27% 324
Jewish 50% 8% 8% 7% 27% 407
Mainline Protestant 53% 7% 10% 7% 24% 902
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 11% 10% 2% 38% 4,924

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,659. 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.
Married 9% 45% 28% 19% 3,659
Living with a partner 41% 39% 16% 5% 743
Divorced/separated 9% 38% 34% 18% 907
Widowed 1% 7% 23% 69% 402
Never married 69% 23% 6% 2% 2,269

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,659. 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.
Married 3% 14% 36% 35% 11% 1% 3,659
Living with a partner 21% 32% 26% 18% 3% < 1% 743
Divorced/separated 3% 13% 32% 41% 10% 1% 907
Widowed < 1% 1% 7% 33% 45% 14% 402
Never married 51% 26% 15% 7% 1% < 1% 2,269

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 65% 35% 3,712
Living with a partner 62% 38% 754
Divorced/separated 65% 35% 921
Widowed 45% 55% 413
Never married 66% 34% 2,286

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,661. 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.
Married 81% 2% 5% 9% 3% 3,661
Living with a partner 77% 5% 2% 13% 3% 746
Divorced/separated 78% 5% 2% 13% 3% 908
Widowed 87% 4% 1% 4% 5% 407
Never married 65% 7% 9% 15% 4% 2,268

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,675. 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.
Married 15% 10% 75% 3,675
Living with a partner 12% 11% 76% 746
Divorced/separated 13% 7% 80% 911
Widowed 7% 17% 76% 409
Never married 13% 18% 68% 2,251

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,329. 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.
Married 13% 16% 34% 37% 3,329
Living with a partner 31% 24% 26% 19% 698
Divorced/separated 43% 22% 23% 12% 848
Widowed 45% 25% 18% 12% 344
Never married 36% 24% 24% 16% 2,035

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,699. 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.
Married 28% 26% 25% 21% 3,699
Living with a partner 34% 30% 23% 13% 753
Divorced/separated 41% 34% 14% 11% 916
Widowed 48% 23% 16% 13% 411
Never married 41% 35% 18% 7% 2,281

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,697. 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.
Married 40% 60% 3,697
Living with a partner 25% 75% 751
Divorced/separated 24% 76% 920
Widowed 4% 96% 411
Never married 7% 93% 2,285

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say they…

Marital status 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 = 3,712. 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.
Married 16% 27% 14% 1% 36% 7% 3,712
Living with a partner 13% 25% 13% 1% 42% 5% 754
Divorced/separated 21% 27% 10% 1% 32% 8% 921
Widowed 24% 26% 15% 3% 26% 7% 413
Never married 16% 21% 15% 1% 42% 6% 2,286

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 6% 24% 31% 38% < 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 5% 23% 27% 44% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 10% 24% 25% 41% 1% 921
Widowed 14% 28% 25% 32% 2% 413
Never married 6% 21% 32% 41% 1% 2,286

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 4% 27% 69% < 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 1% 21% 77% < 1% 754
Divorced/separated 5% 20% 75% < 1% 921
Widowed 7% 20% 73% 1% 413
Never married 4% 26% 70% < 1% 2,286

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 754
Divorced/separated 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 921
Widowed 2% 1% 3% 93% 1% 413
Never married 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 2,286

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 16% 8% 5% 71% 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 19% 9% 6% 65% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 21% 9% 5% 64% 1% 921
Widowed 22% 6% 4% 67% 2% 413
Never married 15% 9% 6% 69% 1% 2,286

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 31% 14% 14% 39% 2% 3,712
Living with a partner 32% 17% 13% 36% 2% 754
Divorced/separated 28% 14% 11% 44% 2% 921
Widowed 25% 9% 10% 52% 3% 413
Never married 29% 18% 12% 40% 1% 2,286

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 36% 16% 17% 31% 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 45% 16% 13% 25% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 37% 15% 14% 32% 1% 921
Widowed 30% 7% 19% 41% 2% 413
Never married 46% 18% 13% 23% 1% 2,286

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 4% 15% 59% 19% 2% 3,712
Living with a partner 4% 18% 60% 17% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 6% 17% 61% 14% 2% 921
Widowed 10% 13% 61% 14% 2% 413
Never married 4% 19% 55% 20% 2% 2,286

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say…

Marital status 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 = 3,712. 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.
Married 23% 76% 1% < 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 18% 81% 1% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 21% 78% 1% < 1% 921
Widowed 17% 78% 2% 4% 413
Never married 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,286

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 1% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 754
Divorced/separated 4% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 921
Widowed 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 413
Never married 3% 3% 6% 87% < 1% 2,286

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status 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 = 3,712. 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.
Married 5% 11% < 1% 77% 7% 3,712
Living with a partner 5% 7% < 1% 83% 5% 754
Divorced/separated 10% 13% 1% 71% 5% 921
Widowed 12% 14% 1% 64% 10% 413
Never married 6% 11% < 1% 77% 6% 2,286

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 31% 60% 9% 3,712
Living with a partner 31% 62% 7% 754
Divorced/separated 34% 58% 7% 921
Widowed 38% 52% 10% 413
Never married 33% 57% 10% 2,286

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 22% 70% 8% 3,712
Living with a partner 21% 72% 7% 754
Divorced/separated 26% 66% 8% 921
Widowed 22% 69% 10% 413
Never married 26% 66% 8% 2,286

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 31% 17% 52% 3,712
Living with a partner 20% 23% 57% 754
Divorced/separated 25% 23% 51% 921
Widowed 27% 17% 57% 413
Never married 22% 21% 57% 2,286

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 22% 36% 37% 5% 3,712
Living with a partner 15% 33% 46% 6% 754
Divorced/separated 22% 32% 41% 6% 921
Widowed 20% 35% 35% 9% 413
Never married 14% 38% 40% 8% 2,286

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 52% 41% 3% 3% 3,712
Living with a partner 44% 48% 3% 5% 754
Divorced/separated 46% 48% 2% 4% 921
Widowed 50% 37% 6% 6% 413
Never married 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,286

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 41% 55% 3% 1% 3,712
Living with a partner 35% 60% 4% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 35% 60% 4% 1% 921
Widowed 38% 53% 5% 4% 413
Never married 34% 60% 4% 2% 2,286

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 80% 17% 3% 3,712
Living with a partner 80% 17% 4% 754
Divorced/separated 76% 22% 3% 921
Widowed 73% 22% 6% 413
Never married 75% 21% 3% 2,286

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 83% 12% 3% 2% 3,712
Living with a partner 89% 7% 2% 1% 754
Divorced/separated 77% 16% 4% 3% 921
Widowed 66% 21% 8% 5% 413
Never married 88% 8% 2% 2% 2,286

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,712. 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.
Married 78% 16% 5% 3,712
Living with a partner 83% 12% 5% 754
Divorced/separated 71% 21% 7% 921
Widowed 61% 29% 10% 413
Never married 85% 11% 4% 2,286

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say…

Marital status 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 = 3,712. 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.
Married 29% 67% 2% 2% 3,712
Living with a partner 24% 72% 2% 2% 754
Divorced/separated 31% 65% 3% 2% 921
Widowed 34% 56% 4% 5% 413
Never married 26% 69% 2% 3% 2,286

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 3,712. 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.
Married 71% 11% 5% 11% 2% 3,712
Living with a partner 76% 11% 4% 7% 2% 754
Divorced/separated 63% 16% 4% 16% 2% 921
Widowed 53% 11% 5% 24% 6% 413
Never married 73% 12% 4% 10% 2% 2,286