Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,883. 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 41% 36% 19% 5% 2,883
2007 40% 38% 17% 5% 2,830

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Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 39% 39% 18% 4% 730
Evangelical Protestant 53% 29% 13% 6% 781
Historically Black Protestant 37% 35% 23% 4% 182
Mainline Protestant 40% 38% 18% 4% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 39% 24% 9% 233

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Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,144. 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% 34% 28% 20% 1,144
Moderate 27% 34% 23% 16% 1,010
Liberal 24% 36% 24% 17% 549
Don't know 38% 33% 17% 12% 124

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,144. 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 12% 13% 28% 34% 14% 1% 1,144
Moderate 17% 16% 28% 27% 10% 2% 1,010
Liberal 14% 17% 29% 28% 11% 1% 549
Don't know 23% 21% 27% 20% 9% 1% 124

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 47% 1,172
Moderate 44% 56% 1,028
Liberal 44% 56% 554
Don't know 46% 54% 129

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,158. 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 68% 11% 4% 14% 3% 1,158
Moderate 63% 11% 8% 14% 4% 1,016
Liberal 54% 17% 5% 19% 4% 551
Don't know 51% 17% 8% 19% 5% 126

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,161. 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% 7% 78% 1,161
Moderate 18% 10% 72% 1,018
Liberal 26% 9% 65% 546
Don't know 26% 9% 65% 119

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,026. 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% 21% 31% 19% 1,026
Moderate 32% 21% 27% 20% 914
Liberal 39% 22% 22% 17% 510

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,165. 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 43% 32% 17% 9% 1,165
Moderate 33% 33% 20% 14% 1,022
Liberal 38% 29% 17% 16% 552
Don't know 48% 32% 14% 5% 126

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,171. 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% 6% 12% 7% 20% 1,171
Moderate 48% 7% 10% 7% 28% 1,023
Liberal 39% 10% 16% 7% 28% 553
Don't know 42% 5% 10% 7% 36% 128

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,167. 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% 69% 1,167
Moderate 33% 67% 1,025
Liberal 30% 70% 554
Don't know 31% 69% 128

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1,172
Moderate 70% 24% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 1,028
Liberal 60% 25% 7% 1% 5% 1% 554
Don't know 76% 13% 1% 3% 4% 4% 129

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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 75% 21% 2% 1% 1% 1,172
Moderate 61% 33% 4% 1% < 1% 1,028
Liberal 58% 29% 8% 4% 1% 554
Don't know 56% 29% 7% 4% 4% 129

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 53% 5% < 1% 1,172
Moderate 35% 58% 6% 1% 1,028
Liberal 29% 59% 12% < 1% 554
Don't know 21% 62% 16% 1% 129

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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 72% 17% 5% 5% 1% 1,172
Moderate 65% 23% 7% 5% < 1% 1,028
Liberal 58% 21% 8% 14% < 1% 554
Don't know 65% 13% 5% 13% 4% 129

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 10% 6% 42% 2% 1,172
Moderate 38% 11% 10% 39% 1% 1,028
Liberal 43% 11% 10% 35% 1% 554
Don't know 41% 6% 7% 35% 10% 129

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 16% 11% 6% < 1% 1,172
Moderate 59% 18% 16% 6% 1% 1,028
Liberal 58% 15% 14% 11% 1% 554
Don't know 45% 17% 18% 14% 6% 129

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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 43% 16% 16% 24% 1% 1,172
Moderate 42% 18% 19% 20% 1% 1,028
Liberal 46% 17% 16% 19% 1% 554
Don't know 37% 13% 15% 32% 4% 129

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 7% 36% 6% 2% 1,172
Moderate 31% 11% 48% 8% 2% 1,028
Liberal 25% 19% 41% 11% 4% 554
Don't know 32% 11% 47% 5% 4% 129

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 50% 1% < 1% 1,172
Moderate 28% 70% 2% < 1% 1,028
Liberal 24% 75% 1% 1% 554
Don't know 29% 61% 6% 5% 129

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 19% 22% 17% 1% 1,172
Moderate 30% 19% 28% 24% < 1% 1,028
Liberal 25% 18% 25% 31% 1% 554
Don't know 38% 9% 24% 27% 2% 129

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 36% 3% 11% 5% 1,172
Moderate 27% 41% 3% 22% 7% 1,028
Liberal 23% 33% 2% 34% 9% 554
Don't know 34% 22% 7% 20% 16% 129

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 6% 5% 1,172
Moderate 86% 9% 5% 1,028
Liberal 71% 23% 6% 554
Don't know 75% 16% 9% 129

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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 78% 15% 7% 1,172
Moderate 65% 28% 8% 1,028
Liberal 52% 39% 8% 554
Don't know 63% 29% 8% 129

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 12% 26% 1,172
Moderate 36% 18% 46% 1,028
Liberal 15% 12% 73% 554
Don't know 12% 67% 20% 129

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 31% 1% 2% 1,172
Moderate 49% 43% 3% 4% 1,028
Liberal 29% 65% 4% 2% 554
Don't know 29% 54% 5% 12% 129

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 32% 3% 2% 1,172
Moderate 39% 55% 5% 1% 1,028
Liberal 22% 74% 3% 1% 554
Don't know 40% 47% 4% 8% 129

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 62% 4% 1,172
Moderate 59% 39% 2% 1,028
Liberal 70% 25% 5% 554
Don't know 47% 41% 12% 129

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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 43% 48% 5% 4% 1,172
Moderate 71% 22% 4% 3% 1,028
Liberal 75% 20% 2% 3% 554
Don't know 45% 25% 9% 21% 129

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,172. 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% 62% 8% 1,172
Moderate 58% 34% 8% 1,028
Liberal 70% 24% 6% 554
Don't know 44% 29% 26% 129

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,172. 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% 41% 1% 2% 1,172
Moderate 30% 66% 2% 2% 1,028
Liberal 23% 74% 1% 2% 554
Don't know 41% 43% 8% 8% 129

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 14% 29% 3% 50% 4% 1,172
Moderate 27% 35% 4% 30% 3% 1,028
Liberal 35% 30% 3% 28% 3% 554
Don't know 18% 26% 11% 29% 16% 129