Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area

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

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 53% 13% 6% 27% 1% 1,786

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Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

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

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 62% 18% 8% 12% 1% 602
Evangelical Protestant 83% 8% 2% 7% < 1% 139
Historically Black Protestant 81% 12% 3% 4% < 1% 116
Jewish 38% 14% 5% 42% 2% 218
Mainline Protestant 54% 19% 9% 17% < 1% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 8% 6% 63% 1% 388

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 847. 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 daily 15% 36% 29% 20% 847
Weekly 23% 36% 27% 14% 242
Monthly 30% 40% 18% 11% 106
Seldom/never 31% 37% 19% 13% 517

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 847. 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 daily 8% 13% 30% 33% 13% 3% 847
Weekly 14% 16% 29% 33% 8% < 1% 242
Monthly 17% 21% 33% 22% 7% 1% 106
Seldom/never 20% 22% 26% 22% 8% 2% 517

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 39% 61% 877
Weekly 48% 52% 247
Monthly 56% 44% 107
Seldom/never 61% 39% 532

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 863. 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 daily 43% 22% 10% 24% 2% 863
Weekly 55% 10% 9% 25% 1% 237
Monthly 47% 11% 16% 24% 2% 107
Seldom/never 64% 10% 9% 16% 1% 521

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 858. 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 daily 38% 17% 45% 858
Weekly 31% 18% 51% 244
Monthly 27% 17% 56% 105
Seldom/never 25% 20% 55% 525

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 724. 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 daily 41% 16% 26% 17% 724
Weekly 26% 16% 20% 38% 205
Seldom/never 21% 17% 29% 32% 461

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 874. 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 daily 50% 24% 15% 11% 874
Weekly 32% 34% 17% 17% 244
Monthly 30% 31% 20% 19% 107
Seldom/never 28% 22% 29% 22% 531

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 874. 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 daily 45% 7% 15% 8% 26% 874
Weekly 50% 7% 10% 2% 30% 244
Monthly 47% 5% 4% 5% 40% 107
Seldom/never 36% 12% 8% 4% 41% 529

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

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

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 871. 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 daily 30% 70% 871
Weekly 34% 66% 246
Monthly 21% 79% 107
Seldom/never 20% 80% 531

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 877. 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 daily 79% 16% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 877
Weekly 64% 30% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 247
Monthly 30% 49% 14% 1% 3% 4% 107
Seldom/never 19% 22% 13% 1% 37% 8% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 74% 20% 3% 2% 1% 877
Weekly 45% 41% 6% 7% 1% 247
Monthly 17% 56% 17% 11% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 6% 28% 27% 37% 2% 532

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 50% 31% 18% 1% 877
Weekly 32% 48% 20% < 1% 247
Monthly 7% 71% 22% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 3% 28% 68% < 1% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 35% 10% 9% 44% 1% 877
Weekly 8% 11% 12% 69% < 1% 247
Monthly 3% 1% 18% 77% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 1% 4% 3% 91% < 1% 532

Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 57% 8% 3% 30% 3% 877
Weekly 33% 7% 8% 50% 1% 247
Monthly 23% 12% 13% 52% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 18% 9% 6% 65% 2% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 73% 13% 6% 7% 1% 877
Weekly 52% 19% 14% 13% 1% 247
Monthly 15% 26% 29% 29% 1% 107
Seldom/never 30% 17% 13% 38% 2% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 54% 13% 11% 21% 2% 877
Weekly 39% 19% 16% 25% 1% 247
Monthly 32% 17% 25% 25% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 40% 18% 14% 27% 1% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 40% 9% 41% 6% 3% 877
Weekly 21% 19% 44% 12% 3% 247
Monthly 9% 9% 70% 9% 3% 107
Seldom/never 5% 23% 54% 16% 2% 532

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 877. 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 daily 29% 68% 2% 2% 877
Weekly 20% 78% 1% 1% 247
Monthly 26% 73% 1% 1% 107
Seldom/never 15% 83% 1% 1% 532

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 49% 11% 8% 30% 2% 877
Weekly 15% 15% 16% 53% < 1% 247
Monthly 1% 12% 14% 73% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 3% 2% 5% 89% < 1% 532

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 877. 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 daily 40% 29% 5% 20% 7% 877
Weekly 19% 30% 2% 41% 9% 247
Monthly 9% 21% 1% 60% 9% 107
Seldom/never 6% 9% < 1% 78% 7% 532

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 85% 9% 6% 877
Weekly 74% 19% 7% 247
Monthly 64% 33% 4% 107
Seldom/never 31% 61% 8% 532

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 65% 27% 9% 877
Weekly 51% 42% 7% 247
Monthly 40% 55% 5% 107
Seldom/never 23% 69% 8% 532

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 28% 18% 53% 877
Weekly 30% 16% 54% 247
Monthly 24% 24% 53% 107
Seldom/never 20% 17% 63% 532

Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 38% 33% 23% 6% 877
Weekly 21% 40% 36% 4% 247
Monthly 17% 49% 26% 8% 107
Seldom/never 13% 34% 49% 5% 532

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

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

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 33% 60% 3% 4% 877
Weekly 44% 50% 4% 2% 247
Monthly 43% 49% 3% 6% 107
Seldom/never 38% 55% 4% 3% 532

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 36% 57% 4% 3% 877
Weekly 37% 57% 5% 1% 247
Monthly 41% 57% 2% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 36% 58% 4% 2% 532

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 54% 41% 5% 877
Weekly 63% 36% 2% 247
Monthly 76% 21% 3% 107
Seldom/never 78% 19% 2% 532

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 60% 32% 4% 5% 877
Weekly 77% 17% 4% 2% 247
Monthly 79% 16% 2% 4% 107
Seldom/never 86% 10% 3% 1% 532

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 daily 48% 42% 10% 877
Weekly 66% 27% 6% 247
Monthly 61% 32% 7% 107
Seldom/never 82% 13% 5% 532

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 877. 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 daily 32% 61% 2% 5% 877
Weekly 28% 69% 3% 1% 247
Monthly 28% 69% 2% 1% 107
Seldom/never 23% 72% 2% 3% 532

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 877. 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 daily 23% 28% 5% 37% 7% 877
Weekly 34% 32% 5% 26% 3% 247
Monthly 44% 26% 8% 19% 3% 107
Seldom/never 71% 11% 4% 10% 4% 532