Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,591. 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 52% 26% 15% 7% 8,591
2007 52% 27% 12% 8% 8,407

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Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal 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 46% 28% 20% 6% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 65% 21% 9% 5% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 41% 31% 21% 7% 875
Jehovah's Witness 18% 18% 11% 53% 204
Jewish 41% 32% 23% 4% 121
Mainline Protestant 44% 34% 17% 4% 1,221
Mormon 67% 24% 6% 3% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 27% 30% 12% 305

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,561. 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.
Conservative 13% 34% 30% 23% 4,561
Moderate 20% 32% 28% 21% 2,185
Liberal 18% 33% 31% 18% 1,132
Don't know 17% 33% 29% 20% 496

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,561. 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.
Conservative 8% 10% 29% 35% 16% 1% 4,561
Moderate 14% 10% 27% 33% 14% 1% 2,185
Liberal 12% 13% 27% 35% 13% 1% 1,132
Don't know 10% 13% 27% 34% 15% 1% 496

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 45% 55% 4,671
Moderate 39% 61% 2,235
Liberal 41% 59% 1,142
Don't know 36% 64% 543

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,607. 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.
Conservative 69% 13% 2% 13% 3% 4,607
Moderate 53% 23% 3% 17% 4% 2,203
Liberal 38% 27% 5% 27% 4% 1,126
Don't know 43% 25% 2% 21% 9% 516

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,636. 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.
Conservative 13% 7% 81% 4,636
Moderate 17% 8% 75% 2,212
Liberal 28% 10% 62% 1,120
Don't know 25% 6% 69% 511

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,996. 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.
Conservative 33% 22% 30% 16% 3,996
Moderate 41% 19% 27% 13% 1,961
Liberal 51% 20% 16% 12% 1,017
Don't know 54% 20% 20% 6% 347

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,651. 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.
Conservative 41% 33% 17% 9% 4,651
Moderate 43% 31% 15% 11% 2,228
Liberal 53% 26% 12% 10% 1,137
Don't know 60% 27% 8% 4% 518

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,648. 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.
Conservative 63% 3% 11% 8% 15% 4,648
Moderate 49% 5% 14% 9% 22% 2,227
Liberal 44% 7% 17% 8% 24% 1,137
Don't know 52% 3% 14% 10% 21% 531

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,650. 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.
Conservative 33% 67% 4,650
Moderate 31% 69% 2,226
Liberal 31% 69% 1,138
Don't know 28% 72% 533

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Political ideology 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 = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 93% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,671
Moderate 88% 10% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,235
Liberal 76% 18% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,142
Don't know 88% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 543

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 94% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,671
Moderate 89% 9% 1% 1% 1% 2,235
Liberal 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 1,142
Don't know 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 543

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 89% 8% 3% < 1% 4,671
Moderate 83% 12% 4% < 1% 2,235
Liberal 72% 19% 9% < 1% 1,142
Don't know 81% 11% 7% 1% 543

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,671
Moderate 86% 11% 1% 2% 1% 2,235
Liberal 81% 13% 2% 4% < 1% 1,142
Don't know 87% 9% < 1% 2% 1% 543

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 65% 5% 1% 25% 2% 4,671
Moderate 62% 8% 3% 25% 2% 2,235
Liberal 68% 6% 2% 22% 3% 1,142
Don't know 66% 4% 1% 25% 4% 543

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 88% 7% 2% 2% 1% 4,671
Moderate 82% 9% 3% 4% 1% 2,235
Liberal 80% 8% 5% 6% 1% 1,142
Don't know 83% 6% 3% 4% 4% 543

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 56% 15% 8% 19% 2% 4,671
Moderate 52% 17% 10% 19% 1% 2,235
Liberal 57% 12% 9% 20% 2% 1,142
Don't know 56% 10% 6% 21% 7% 543

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 74% 3% 18% 3% 2% 4,671
Moderate 59% 6% 28% 4% 3% 2,235
Liberal 46% 10% 33% 7% 3% 1,142
Don't know 63% 3% 25% 3% 5% 543

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Political ideology 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 = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 59% 38% 2% 1% 4,671
Moderate 37% 61% 1% 1% 2,235
Liberal 25% 71% 1% 3% 1,142
Don't know 44% 48% 3% 4% 543

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 86% 6% 2% 5% 1% 4,671
Moderate 80% 8% 3% 8% 1% 2,235
Liberal 73% 9% 4% 12% 1% 1,142
Don't know 78% 7% 1% 12% 2% 543

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology 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 = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 64% 25% 4% 3% 3% 4,671
Moderate 49% 33% 4% 8% 6% 2,235
Liberal 53% 23% 3% 16% 6% 1,142
Don't know 57% 22% 9% 6% 6% 543

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 87% 6% 7% 4,671
Moderate 87% 7% 5% 2,235
Liberal 86% 10% 4% 1,142
Don't know 78% 12% 11% 543

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 82% 11% 7% 4,671
Moderate 75% 16% 8% 2,235
Liberal 68% 27% 5% 1,142
Don't know 56% 33% 11% 543

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 66% 12% 22% 4,671
Moderate 31% 18% 51% 2,235
Liberal 16% 18% 66% 1,142
Don't know 9% 68% 23% 543

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 70% 26% 2% 2% 4,671
Moderate 46% 47% 3% 3% 2,235
Liberal 25% 69% 3% 4% 1,142
Don't know 31% 49% 6% 14% 543

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 62% 32% 4% 2% 4,671
Moderate 37% 56% 5% 2% 2,235
Liberal 28% 65% 4% 3% 1,142
Don't know 31% 51% 11% 7% 543

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 19% 78% 3% 4,671
Moderate 41% 54% 5% 2,235
Liberal 51% 44% 5% 1,142
Don't know 27% 61% 12% 543

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 23% 69% 5% 3% 4,671
Moderate 46% 44% 6% 4% 2,235
Liberal 56% 38% 4% 2% 1,142
Don't know 30% 52% 7% 12% 543

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 15% 79% 6% 4,671
Moderate 37% 55% 8% 2,235
Liberal 49% 44% 7% 1,142
Don't know 20% 61% 20% 543

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Political ideology 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 = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 56% 38% 3% 3% 4,671
Moderate 35% 59% 3% 4% 2,235
Liberal 31% 63% 2% 5% 1,142
Don't know 34% 50% 6% 10% 543

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Political ideology 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 = 4,671. 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.
Conservative 7% 20% 2% 66% 5% 4,671
Moderate 13% 30% 3% 48% 6% 2,235
Liberal 20% 30% 3% 42% 5% 1,142
Don't know 8% 17% 4% 61% 11% 543