Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,395. 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 28% 36% 30% 6% 20,395
2007 30% 39% 24% 7% 20,841

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Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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.
Buddhist 14% 36% 46% 5% 160
Catholic 34% 38% 24% 5% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 42% 33% 17% 7% 2,790
Hindu 7% 40% 50% 3% 119
Historically Black Protestant 30% 35% 28% 7% 572
Jewish 16% 33% 50% 1% 548
Mainline Protestant 34% 39% 21% 6% 3,642
Mormon 45% 33% 19% 3% 116
Orthodox Christian 28% 50% 21% 1% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 36% 40% 7% 6,810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,654. 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 16% 30% 31% 22% 5,654
Moderate 25% 35% 25% 15% 7,243
Liberal 30% 35% 22% 13% 6,125
Don't know 29% 37% 20% 14% 1,028

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,654. 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 11% 10% 26% 37% 15% 2% 5,654
Moderate 15% 17% 28% 30% 9% 1% 7,243
Liberal 18% 19% 27% 27% 8% 1% 6,125
Don't know 16% 22% 28% 24% 9% 1% 1,028

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 43% 5,737
Moderate 53% 47% 7,359
Liberal 46% 54% 6,206
Don't know 50% 50% 1,093

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,654. 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 77% 7% 2% 12% 3% 5,654
Moderate 72% 7% 4% 13% 4% 7,274
Liberal 68% 8% 5% 15% 4% 6,140
Don't know 65% 10% 3% 15% 6% 1,059

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,687. 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 10% 10% 80% 5,687
Moderate 12% 11% 77% 7,289
Liberal 15% 14% 71% 6,132
Don't know 15% 9% 76% 1,028

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 4,983. 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 31% 21% 28% 20% 4,983
Moderate 30% 21% 27% 22% 6,511
Liberal 32% 19% 26% 23% 5,644
Don't know 55% 18% 17% 9% 762

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,723. 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% 32% 14% 7% 5,723
Moderate 35% 34% 19% 12% 7,337
Liberal 32% 30% 21% 17% 6,182
Don't know 59% 30% 7% 5% 1,056

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,709. 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 53% 7% 13% 7% 20% 5,709
Moderate 45% 9% 12% 6% 28% 7,336
Liberal 40% 11% 13% 4% 32% 6,182
Don't know 34% 10% 15% 7% 35% 1,075

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,720. 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 26% 74% 5,720
Moderate 27% 73% 7,334
Liberal 25% 75% 6,195
Don't know 28% 72% 1,085

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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% 22% 5% 1% 7% 2% 5,737
Moderate 46% 28% 9% < 1% 13% 3% 7,359
Liberal 35% 25% 10% 1% 26% 4% 6,206
Don't know 52% 21% 7% 2% 13% 5% 1,093

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 12% 9% 1% 5,737
Moderate 29% 35% 19% 16% < 1% 7,359
Liberal 21% 29% 20% 28% 1% 6,206
Don't know 37% 27% 15% 20% 1% 1,093

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 18% 41% 40% 1% 5,737
Moderate 12% 42% 46% < 1% 7,359
Liberal 8% 33% 59% < 1% 6,206
Don't know 12% 30% 55% 3% 1,093

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 20% 7% 25% 1% 5,737
Moderate 34% 19% 9% 38% 1% 7,359
Liberal 28% 15% 8% 49% 1% 6,206
Don't know 39% 14% 8% 37% 2% 1,093

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 30% 7% 4% 58% 1% 5,737
Moderate 28% 9% 5% 58% 1% 7,359
Liberal 30% 10% 6% 54% 1% 6,206
Don't know 27% 7% 4% 58% 4% 1,093

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 50% 17% 11% 21% 2% 5,737
Moderate 45% 18% 13% 23% 1% 7,359
Liberal 44% 18% 12% 26% 1% 6,206
Don't know 40% 14% 8% 31% 7% 1,093

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 38% 15% 14% 33% 1% 5,737
Moderate 41% 16% 16% 27% 1% 7,359
Liberal 48% 16% 13% 22% 1% 6,206
Don't know 36% 10% 11% 38% 5% 1,093

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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% 8% 54% 8% 2% 5,737
Moderate 14% 14% 59% 12% 2% 7,359
Liberal 10% 19% 53% 17% 2% 6,206
Don't know 21% 7% 58% 7% 6% 1,093

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 39% 58% 2% 1% 5,737
Moderate 23% 75% 1% 1% 7,359
Liberal 17% 81% 1% 1% 6,206
Don't know 23% 70% 4% 3% 1,093

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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% 10% 9% 61% 1% 5,737
Moderate 11% 8% 9% 72% < 1% 7,359
Liberal 9% 7% 8% 77% < 1% 6,206
Don't know 16% 6% 6% 69% 2% 1,093

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 26% 32% 3% 31% 8% 5,737
Moderate 13% 27% 1% 51% 8% 7,359
Liberal 10% 16% 1% 67% 6% 6,206
Don't know 23% 16% 5% 39% 17% 1,093

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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 76% 16% 7% 5,737
Moderate 63% 29% 8% 7,359
Liberal 46% 47% 7% 6,206
Don't know 63% 23% 14% 1,093

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 30% 9% 5,737
Moderate 46% 45% 9% 7,359
Liberal 32% 62% 7% 6,206
Don't know 49% 34% 16% 1,093

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 13% 24% 5,737
Moderate 32% 19% 49% 7,359
Liberal 10% 14% 76% 6,206
Don't know 14% 58% 27% 1,093

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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 71% 25% 2% 2% 5,737
Moderate 55% 37% 4% 4% 7,359
Liberal 29% 64% 3% 4% 6,206
Don't know 40% 41% 7% 12% 1,093

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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% 30% 3% 2% 5,737
Moderate 42% 53% 4% 2% 7,359
Liberal 23% 73% 3% 1% 6,206
Don't know 40% 44% 7% 8% 1,093

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 48% 5% 5,737
Moderate 70% 27% 3% 7,359
Liberal 79% 18% 3% 6,206
Don't know 53% 34% 12% 1,093

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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% 34% 5% 4% 5,737
Moderate 81% 14% 3% 3% 7,359
Liberal 87% 9% 2% 2% 6,206
Don't know 65% 21% 7% 7% 1,093

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,737. 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 44% 47% 9% 5,737
Moderate 73% 21% 6% 7,359
Liberal 85% 11% 4% 6,206
Don't know 56% 27% 18% 1,093

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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% 40% 2% 3% 5,737
Moderate 31% 65% 3% 2% 7,359
Liberal 18% 80% 1% 2% 6,206
Don't know 35% 49% 5% 11% 1,093

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 5,737. 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 29% 29% 4% 34% 5% 5,737
Moderate 47% 26% 4% 20% 2% 7,359
Liberal 62% 18% 4% 13% 2% 6,206
Don't know 32% 19% 10% 25% 14% 1,093