Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,945. 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 42% 32% 20% 6% 2,945
2007 44% 35% 16% 5% 3,086

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Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 40% 33% 21% 6% 593
Evangelical Protestant 54% 29% 12% 5% 1,044
Historically Black Protestant 33% 35% 28% 5% 265
Mainline Protestant 41% 38% 18% 3% 551
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 30% 36% 9% 189

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Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,237. 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 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,237
Moderate 29% 38% 20% 12% 954
Liberal 27% 42% 21% 11% 553
Don't know 34% 31% 22% 14% 137

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,237. 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% 13% 30% 33% 11% 1% 1,237
Moderate 20% 16% 32% 24% 7% 1% 954
Liberal 17% 17% 34% 24% 7% < 1% 553
Don't know 20% 24% 21% 26% 10% < 1% 137

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 47% 53% 1,264
Moderate 42% 58% 971
Liberal 46% 54% 564
Don't know 36% 64% 146

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,240. 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% 13% 3% 16% 3% 1,240
Moderate 54% 18% 4% 20% 3% 963
Liberal 40% 24% 6% 26% 4% 555
Don't know 47% 19% 5% 27% 1% 138

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,246. 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% 8% 78% 1,246
Moderate 16% 12% 72% 957
Liberal 26% 12% 62% 556
Don't know 30% 4% 65% 138

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,096. 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 35% 20% 27% 18% 1,096
Moderate 38% 18% 28% 16% 879
Liberal 45% 19% 24% 12% 514

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. 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% 33% 15% 7% 1,259
Moderate 41% 32% 14% 13% 971
Liberal 45% 29% 14% 13% 562
Don't know 52% 37% 7% 4% 138

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 55% 5% 13% 6% 21% 1,263
Moderate 46% 6% 12% 6% 30% 969
Liberal 41% 10% 15% 4% 30% 563
Don't know 36% 7% 20% 6% 31% 142

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,261. 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 34% 66% 1,261
Moderate 36% 64% 967
Liberal 39% 61% 564
Don't know 38% 62% 143

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,264
Moderate 79% 16% 3% 1% 1% 1% 971
Liberal 66% 26% 3% 1% 3% 1% 564
Don't know 76% 16% 2% 2% 2% 2% 146

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 16% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,264
Moderate 73% 24% 2% < 1% 1% 971
Liberal 68% 26% 4% 2% 1% 564
Don't know 72% 19% 2% 3% 4% 146

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 57% 39% 4% < 1% 1,264
Moderate 49% 44% 6% < 1% 971
Liberal 44% 48% 8% < 1% 564
Don't know 43% 41% 11% 4% 146

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 79% 16% 2% 2% 1% 1,264
Moderate 74% 17% 5% 3% < 1% 971
Liberal 66% 21% 5% 8% < 1% 564
Don't know 76% 12% 2% 6% 4% 146

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 46% 12% 3% 37% 2% 1,264
Moderate 46% 13% 3% 37% 1% 971
Liberal 49% 18% 6% 25% 1% 564
Don't know 46% 13% 1% 35% 5% 146

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 73% 18% 6% 3% < 1% 1,264
Moderate 68% 19% 8% 5% 1% 971
Liberal 64% 20% 8% 7% < 1% 564
Don't know 63% 16% 5% 12% 3% 146

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 48% 21% 11% 19% 2% 1,264
Moderate 43% 21% 14% 21% 1% 971
Liberal 49% 21% 14% 15% < 1% 564
Don't know 42% 20% 7% 26% 5% 146

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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% 5% 28% 5% 3% 1,264
Moderate 39% 11% 43% 6% 2% 971
Liberal 31% 16% 40% 11% 2% 564
Don't know 48% 5% 36% 5% 6% 146

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 49% 48% 1% 2% 1,264
Moderate 32% 66% 1% < 1% 971
Liberal 23% 75% 2% < 1% 564
Don't know 42% 54% 1% 3% 146

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 60% 22% 6% 11% 1% 1,264
Moderate 46% 29% 9% 15% 1% 971
Liberal 47% 24% 10% 18% < 1% 564
Don't know 50% 24% 7% 18% 1% 146

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 55% 32% 4% 6% 4% 1,264
Moderate 36% 41% 2% 14% 7% 971
Liberal 35% 27% 2% 28% 8% 564
Don't know 46% 22% 7% 14% 11% 146

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 90% 5% 5% 1,264
Moderate 88% 8% 4% 971
Liberal 79% 15% 6% 564
Don't know 80% 8% 12% 146

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 83% 11% 6% 1,264
Moderate 72% 22% 6% 971
Liberal 61% 32% 7% 564
Don't know 71% 20% 10% 146

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 11% 26% 1,264
Moderate 34% 14% 53% 971
Liberal 15% 18% 68% 564
Don't know 18% 59% 23% 146

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 32% 2% 2% 1,264
Moderate 47% 48% 3% 2% 971
Liberal 28% 65% 3% 3% 564
Don't know 43% 46% 3% 8% 146

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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% 36% 4% 1% 1,264
Moderate 40% 54% 5% 1% 971
Liberal 30% 67% 2% 1% 564
Don't know 50% 40% 8% 3% 146

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 28% 69% 3% 1,264
Moderate 52% 46% 2% 971
Liberal 61% 36% 3% 564
Don't know 32% 62% 6% 146

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 40% 53% 4% 4% 1,264
Moderate 66% 28% 4% 2% 971
Liberal 71% 23% 4% 2% 564
Don't know 45% 40% 7% 8% 146

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 28% 66% 6% 1,264
Moderate 55% 37% 8% 971
Liberal 63% 31% 7% 564
Don't know 33% 47% 20% 146

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,264. 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 54% 41% 2% 2% 1,264
Moderate 34% 62% 2% 2% 971
Liberal 25% 69% 2% 3% 564
Don't know 36% 49% 5% 9% 146

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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
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Conservative 13% 25% 3% 56% 5% 1,264
Moderate 21% 35% 3% 38% 3% 971
Liberal 32% 32% 3% 30% 4% 564
Don't know 19% 30% 7% 35% 9% 146