Frequency of prayer among adults in the Philadelphia metro area

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 722. 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 51% 15% 5% 29% < 1% 722

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

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 55% 22% 7% 16% < 1% 203
Mainline Protestant 51% 23% 5% 20% < 1% 131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 7% 6% 70% < 1% 151

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 369. 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 14% 33% 30% 23% 369
Weekly 29% 34% 18% 18% 103
Seldom/never 35% 30% 24% 12% 190

Generational cohort among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 369. 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% 8% 30% 37% 13% 3% 369
Weekly 22% 19% 22% 21% 16% < 1% 103
Seldom/never 23% 18% 24% 26% 8% < 1% 190

Gender composition among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 62% 377
Weekly 33% 67% 104
Seldom/never 71% 29% 194

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 369. 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 61% 27% 2% 5% 5% 369
Weekly 71% 14% 6% 8% 1% 103
Seldom/never 75% 11% 3% 9% 3% 193

Immigrant status among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 372. 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 6% 9% 86% 372
Weekly 18% 12% 70% 103
Seldom/never 11% 17% 72% 191

Income distribution among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 329. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 38% 23% 23% 16% 329
Seldom/never 19% 12% 38% 31% 170

Educational distribution among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 44% 28% 12% 16% 377
Weekly 34% 39% 12% 16% 103
Seldom/never 38% 22% 28% 12% 193

Marital status among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 4% 15% 11% 28% 377
Weekly 45% 10% 9% 7% 29% 104
Seldom/never 43% 6% 6% 4% 40% 192

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 27% 73% 377
Weekly 30% 70% 104
Seldom/never 23% 77% 193

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 377
Weekly 52% 36% 11% < 1% 1% 1% 104
Seldom/never 12% 21% 13% < 1% 46% 8% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 21% 3% 2% < 1% 377
Weekly 37% 46% 9% 6% 1% 104
Seldom/never 2% 17% 38% 43% < 1% 194

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 35% 14% < 1% 377
Weekly 23% 49% 28% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 6% 18% 76% < 1% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 7% 11% 47% < 1% 377
Weekly 13% 4% 15% 67% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 1% 2% 5% 93% < 1% 194

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 58% 6% 4% 31% < 1% 377
Weekly 22% 6% 8% 63% 1% 104
Seldom/never 16% 4% 8% 71% < 1% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 71% 12% 8% 6% 3% 377
Weekly 40% 20% 21% 18% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 34% 12% 12% 40% 2% 194

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 51% 20% 8% 20% 1% 377
Weekly 29% 24% 22% 25% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 39% 18% 12% 32% < 1% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 42% 9% 36% 10% 3% 377
Weekly 22% 12% 56% 9% 1% 104
Seldom/never 4% 14% 59% 23% < 1% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 61% < 1% 1% 377
Weekly 42% 58% < 1% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 26% 73% < 1% < 1% 194

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 12% 9% 28% < 1% 377
Weekly 17% 10% 5% 67% < 1% 104
Seldom/never < 1% 3% 2% 95% < 1% 194

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 31% 36% 3% 19% 11% 377
Weekly 25% 33% < 1% 41% 2% 104
Seldom/never 3% 15% < 1% 80% 2% 194

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 84% 9% 6% 377
Weekly 82% 15% 2% 104
Seldom/never 24% 66% 10% 194

Belief in Hell among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 63% 28% 9% 377
Weekly 47% 36% 17% 104
Seldom/never 17% 77% 6% 194

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 13% 57% 377
Weekly 36% 9% 55% 104
Seldom/never 23% 18% 59% 194

Political ideology among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 31% 36% 26% 7% 377
Weekly 25% 39% 28% 8% 104
Seldom/never 16% 40% 39% 6% 194

Views about size of government among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 44% 48% 4% 5% 377
Weekly 43% 54% 2% 1% 104
Seldom/never 60% 34% 1% 4% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 57% 2% 2% 377
Weekly 35% 64% 1% 1% 104
Seldom/never 41% 54% 2% 3% 194

Views about abortion among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 53% 41% 6% 377
Weekly 65% 32% 2% 104
Seldom/never 81% 17% 2% 194

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 26% 6% 3% 377
Weekly 74% 24% 1% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 90% 8% < 1% 2% 194

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

% of adults in the Philadelphia metro area who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 51% 38% 11% 377
Weekly 62% 34% 4% 104
Seldom/never 88% 10% 2% 194

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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% 4% 3% 377
Weekly 31% 64% 1% 4% 104
Seldom/never 27% 69% 1% 3% 194

Views about human evolution among adults in the Philadelphia metro area by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Philadelphia 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 = 377. 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 20% 29% 5% 42% 5% 377
Weekly 30% 29% 4% 33% 5% 104
Seldom/never 71% 14% 3% 8% 4% 194