Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,786. 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 20% 8% 8% 63% 1% 1,786

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

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 16% 7% 10% 66% 1% 602
Evangelical Protestant 48% 19% 9% 23% 1% 139
Historically Black Protestant 43% 9% 9% 36% 3% 116
Jewish 20% 11% 11% 57% 1% 218
Mainline Protestant 21% 9% 3% 66% 1% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 4% 4% 89% < 1% 388

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 310. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 32% 29% 23% 310
Once or twice a month 31% 40% 19% 11% 136
Several times a year 18% 49% 18% 15% 136
Seldom/never 23% 36% 26% 16% 1,133

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 310. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 9% 29% 34% 15% 3% 310
Once or twice a month 16% 20% 35% 21% 7% 1% 136
Several times a year 8% 24% 35% 21% 9% 3% 136
Seldom/never 14% 17% 27% 30% 10% 2% 1,133

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 56% 319
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 141
Several times a year 52% 48% 142
Seldom/never 48% 52% 1,165

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 313. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 29% 9% 26% 2% 313
Once or twice a month 31% 19% 12% 35% 2% 140
Several times a year 51% 13% 16% 20% < 1% 139
Seldom/never 59% 12% 9% 19% 2% 1,139

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 11% 43% 314
Once or twice a month 44% 19% 37% 138
Several times a year 36% 17% 47% 141
Seldom/never 26% 21% 53% 1,143

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 256. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 13% 27% 15% 256
Once or twice a month 41% 20% 23% 17% 118
Several times a year 25% 24% 31% 20% 120
Seldom/never 28% 16% 26% 30% 990

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 317. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 24% 13% 11% 317
Once or twice a month 51% 20% 17% 12% 140
Several times a year 34% 29% 17% 20% 142
Seldom/never 35% 26% 21% 17% 1,160

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 318. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 6% 16% 8% 22% 318
Once or twice a month 36% 5% 14% 5% 40% 140
Several times a year 52% 6% 3% 4% 34% 140
Seldom/never 42% 9% 11% 5% 33% 1,160

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 316. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 64% 316
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 139
Several times a year 40% 60% 141
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,162

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 13% 1% 2% 1% 1% 319
Once or twice a month 59% 32% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 141
Several times a year 68% 18% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 142
Seldom/never 48% 23% 8% 1% 16% 4% 1,165

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 319
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 5% < 1% 3% 141
Several times a year 57% 30% 5% 8% 1% 142
Seldom/never 31% 33% 16% 19% 1% 1,165

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 12% 6% < 1% 319
Once or twice a month 48% 40% 12% 1% 141
Several times a year 34% 55% 11% < 1% 142
Seldom/never 14% 39% 46% 1% 1,165

Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 319
Once or twice a month 65% 18% 1% 15% < 1% 141
Several times a year 58% 19% 13% 10% < 1% 142
Seldom/never 37% 14% 8% 39% 1% 1,165

Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 7% 2% 19% 4% 319
Once or twice a month 48% 10% 2% 37% 3% 141
Several times a year 41% 4% 11% 40% 4% 142
Seldom/never 30% 10% 6% 53% 1% 1,165

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 80% 11% 3% 5% 1% 319
Once or twice a month 56% 26% 10% 7% < 1% 141
Several times a year 56% 15% 16% 12% 1% 142
Seldom/never 46% 16% 12% 24% 2% 1,165

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 12% 7% 16% 2% 319
Once or twice a month 50% 22% 13% 14% 1% 141
Several times a year 36% 12% 22% 26% 4% 142
Seldom/never 43% 16% 14% 26% 1% 1,165

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 6% 26% 6% 3% 319
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 31% 11% 1% 141
Several times a year 22% 12% 50% 10% 6% 142
Seldom/never 14% 17% 55% 11% 3% 1,165

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 62% 2% 2% 319
Once or twice a month 30% 69% 1% < 1% 141
Several times a year 23% 75% < 1% 2% 142
Seldom/never 19% 78% 2% 1% 1,165

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 8% 2% 8% 1% 319
Once or twice a month 44% 25% 9% 20% 1% 141
Several times a year 27% 15% 28% 28% 2% 142
Seldom/never 10% 7% 8% 73% 1% 1,165

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 26% 6% 8% 5% 319
Once or twice a month 36% 29% 2% 25% 8% 141
Several times a year 27% 29% 6% 36% 3% 142
Seldom/never 15% 20% 2% 55% 8% 1,165

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 8% 7% 319
Once or twice a month 74% 17% 9% 141
Several times a year 78% 18% 4% 142
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 1,165

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 20% 8% 319
Once or twice a month 57% 34% 9% 141
Several times a year 56% 38% 6% 142
Seldom/never 41% 50% 9% 1,165

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 18% 53% 319
Once or twice a month 22% 22% 56% 141
Several times a year 34% 13% 53% 142
Seldom/never 24% 18% 58% 1,165

Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 32% 22% 7% 319
Once or twice a month 27% 40% 30% 3% 141
Several times a year 40% 34% 18% 8% 142
Seldom/never 22% 36% 37% 5% 1,165

Views about size of government among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 65% 1% 3% 319
Once or twice a month 28% 64% 6% 2% 141
Several times a year 40% 52% 5% 3% 142
Seldom/never 38% 53% 3% 5% 1,165

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 59% 4% 4% 319
Once or twice a month 34% 59% 7% < 1% 141
Several times a year 36% 58% 3% 3% 142
Seldom/never 37% 56% 4% 2% 1,165

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 56% 3% 319
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 5% 141
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 142
Seldom/never 71% 25% 3% 1,165

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 45% 6% 5% 319
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 6% 2% 141
Several times a year 65% 27% 7% 2% 142
Seldom/never 81% 14% 2% 3% 1,165

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 59% 13% 319
Once or twice a month 55% 35% 9% 141
Several times a year 56% 34% 11% 142
Seldom/never 73% 21% 6% 1,165

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 58% 1% 6% 319
Once or twice a month 24% 65% 9% 2% 141
Several times a year 27% 68% 2% 3% 142
Seldom/never 27% 68% 2% 3% 1,165

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 27% 6% 47% 7% 319
Once or twice a month 23% 30% 3% 36% 8% 141
Several times a year 33% 29% 3% 28% 7% 142
Seldom/never 50% 21% 6% 19% 4% 1,165