Marital status among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 51% 8% 12% 4% 24% 1,427
Evangelical Protestant 49% 7% 13% 7% 25% 1,102
Historically Black Protestant 24% 4% 17% 5% 51% 219
Jewish 56% 5% 10% 4% 26% 134
Mainline Protestant 53% 5% 13% 7% 22% 1,319
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 12% 13% 3% 35% 751

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,638. 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 7% 41% 33% 19% 2,638
Living with a partner 39% 36% 19% 7% 334
Divorced/separated 6% 38% 41% 15% 707
Widowed 1% 9% 28% 62% 390
Never married 63% 25% 10% 2% 1,142

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,638. 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 2% 12% 35% 40% 11% < 1% 2,638
Living with a partner 18% 31% 26% 23% 2% < 1% 334
Divorced/separated 1% 7% 36% 47% 8% < 1% 707
Widowed < 1% 1% 9% 35% 47% 9% 390
Never married 49% 22% 17% 11% 1% < 1% 1,142

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 51% 49% 2,682
Living with a partner 48% 52% 339
Divorced/separated 47% 53% 712
Widowed 33% 67% 399
Never married 52% 48% 1,149

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,649. 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% 5% 3% 12% 2% 2,649
Living with a partner 57% 8% 3% 27% 5% 339
Divorced/separated 69% 10% 2% 16% 3% 704
Widowed 79% 10% < 1% 9% 2% 394
Never married 52% 18% 4% 21% 5% 1,133

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,663. 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% 7% 78% 2,663
Living with a partner 20% 12% 68% 335
Divorced/separated 14% 9% 77% 702
Widowed 8% 9% 83% 393
Never married 14% 15% 71% 1,133

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,375. 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 17% 18% 35% 30% 2,375
Living with a partner 47% 25% 19% 9% 311
Divorced/separated 50% 23% 18% 9% 644
Widowed 58% 21% 12% 9% 333
Never married 46% 20% 23% 11% 1,013

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,673. 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 35% 29% 21% 15% 2,673
Living with a partner 45% 35% 13% 7% 335
Divorced/separated 51% 28% 12% 8% 707
Widowed 55% 28% 9% 7% 398
Never married 47% 36% 12% 5% 1,146

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,669. 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 42% 58% 2,669
Living with a partner 34% 66% 338
Divorced/separated 27% 73% 712
Widowed 7% 93% 399
Never married 16% 84% 1,147

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 62% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 54% 37% 7% 1% 1% 1% 339
Divorced/separated 64% 29% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 712
Widowed 69% 24% 4% 1% 1% 1% 399
Never married 63% 29% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 1,149

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 45% 45% 8% 2% < 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 35% 49% 12% 3% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 43% 44% 8% 5% 1% 712
Widowed 48% 42% 4% 5% 1% 399
Never married 41% 45% 10% 3% < 1% 1,149

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 47% 22% < 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 14% 48% 38% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 20% 45% 34% < 1% 712
Widowed 29% 43% 27% 2% 399
Never married 26% 51% 23% 1% 1,149

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 9% 10% 68% < 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 9% 9% 10% 71% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 12% 12% 8% 67% < 1% 712
Widowed 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 399
Never married 15% 12% 12% 61% < 1% 1,149

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 10% 6% 54% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 32% 10% 9% 48% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 37% 14% 5% 43% 1% 712
Widowed 41% 14% 5% 37% 2% 399
Never married 29% 12% 4% 54% 1% 1,149

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 50% 22% 15% 12% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 54% 18% 10% 17% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 50% 20% 13% 15% 1% 712
Widowed 57% 15% 11% 14% 3% 399
Never married 45% 26% 14% 13% 1% 1,149

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 35% 19% 16% 28% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 50% 17% 12% 22% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 39% 17% 16% 26% 2% 712
Widowed 35% 11% 15% 37% 2% 399
Never married 43% 19% 14% 24% 1% 1,149

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 24% 12% 54% 9% 2% 2,682
Living with a partner 21% 15% 53% 11% 1% 339
Divorced/separated 26% 11% 53% 8% 2% 712
Widowed 22% 9% 58% 6% 5% 399
Never married 22% 16% 51% 10% 2% 1,149

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 26% 73% 1% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 29% 68% 1% 1% 712
Widowed 28% 68% 1% 3% 399
Never married 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,149

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 13% 14% 56% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 17% 14% 10% 58% < 1% 339
Divorced/separated 22% 17% 13% 48% 1% 712
Widowed 26% 14% 14% 45% 1% 399
Never married 21% 18% 15% 47% < 1% 1,149

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 21% 38% 2% 32% 7% 2,682
Living with a partner 22% 30% < 1% 35% 12% 339
Divorced/separated 30% 30% 2% 28% 9% 712
Widowed 30% 32% 4% 24% 11% 399
Never married 26% 38% 1% 30% 5% 1,149

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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% 13% 7% 2,682
Living with a partner 78% 13% 8% 339
Divorced/separated 79% 14% 7% 712
Widowed 83% 8% 9% 399
Never married 84% 11% 5% 1,149

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 60% 32% 8% 2,682
Living with a partner 59% 30% 12% 339
Divorced/separated 62% 31% 7% 712
Widowed 60% 28% 11% 399
Never married 67% 26% 7% 1,149

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 45% 15% 40% 2,682
Living with a partner 28% 23% 49% 339
Divorced/separated 31% 21% 48% 712
Widowed 38% 13% 49% 399
Never married 32% 17% 51% 1,149

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 37% 38% 20% 4% 2,682
Living with a partner 24% 41% 28% 7% 339
Divorced/separated 32% 36% 27% 5% 712
Widowed 36% 42% 19% 4% 399
Never married 29% 35% 30% 6% 1,149

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 61% 33% 3% 3% 2,682
Living with a partner 41% 51% 4% 4% 339
Divorced/separated 49% 45% 3% 3% 712
Widowed 53% 39% 4% 4% 399
Never married 41% 56% 1% 2% 1,149

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 43% 3% 2% 2,682
Living with a partner 40% 54% 4% 2% 339
Divorced/separated 40% 53% 6% 1% 712
Widowed 45% 51% 2% 3% 399
Never married 41% 55% 3% 1% 1,149

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 57% 40% 3% 2,682
Living with a partner 61% 33% 6% 339
Divorced/separated 59% 38% 3% 712
Widowed 55% 39% 6% 399
Never married 56% 41% 3% 1,149

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 67% 26% 4% 3% 2,682
Living with a partner 77% 18% 3% 2% 339
Divorced/separated 71% 23% 4% 2% 712
Widowed 51% 41% 4% 4% 399
Never married 75% 19% 2% 3% 1,149

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,682. 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 55% 37% 8% 2,682
Living with a partner 70% 23% 7% 339
Divorced/separated 58% 34% 8% 712
Widowed 42% 46% 13% 399
Never married 69% 25% 6% 1,149

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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% 56% 2% 1% 2,682
Living with a partner 34% 63% 1% 2% 339
Divorced/separated 39% 57% 2% 2% 712
Widowed 38% 52% 3% 7% 399
Never married 37% 61% 1% 2% 1,149

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by marital status

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 2,682. 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 33% 33% 4% 26% 4% 2,682
Living with a partner 36% 32% 3% 27% 2% 339
Divorced/separated 28% 32% 5% 31% 4% 712
Widowed 21% 28% 7% 35% 8% 399
Never married 33% 31% 3% 30% 3% 1,149