Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,123. 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 19% 36% 39% 7% 8,123
2007 22% 38% 32% 7% 6,160

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Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 27% 39% 30% 5% 893
Evangelical Protestant 30% 40% 24% 6% 326
Jewish 10% 32% 56% 2% 408
Mainline Protestant 30% 39% 25% 6% 903
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 36% 42% 7% 4,941

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Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,464. 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 25% 33% 23% 19% 1,464
Moderate 34% 35% 20% 11% 2,838
Liberal 35% 34% 18% 12% 3,299
Don't know 40% 35% 16% 9% 397

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,464. 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% 13% 27% 29% 12% 1% 1,464
Moderate 23% 20% 27% 23% 7% 1% 2,838
Liberal 22% 21% 26% 23% 7% 1% 3,299
Don't know 23% 27% 25% 18% 6% 1% 397

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 25% 1,482
Moderate 68% 32% 2,878
Liberal 55% 45% 3,339
Don't know 64% 36% 424

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,465. 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% 4% 5% 12% 3% 1,465
Moderate 75% 4% 5% 12% 3% 2,836
Liberal 74% 4% 6% 12% 4% 3,313
Don't know 68% 7% 8% 13% 4% 407

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,468. 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% 11% 76% 1,468
Moderate 12% 13% 75% 2,842
Liberal 15% 14% 70% 3,309
Don't know 15% 10% 74% 405

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,324. 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 27% 21% 30% 23% 1,324
Moderate 25% 22% 28% 24% 2,583
Liberal 27% 18% 28% 26% 3,053
Don't know 43% 23% 21% 13% 310

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,480. 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% 29% 15% 7% 1,480
Moderate 34% 32% 21% 12% 2,870
Liberal 27% 29% 25% 20% 3,329
Don't know 56% 31% 9% 5% 413

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,473. 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% 8% 12% 4% 27% 1,473
Moderate 41% 10% 9% 3% 37% 2,868
Liberal 38% 12% 11% 3% 36% 3,326
Don't know 31% 9% 9% 5% 46% 419

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,479. 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 25% 75% 1,479
Moderate 24% 76% 2,865
Liberal 23% 77% 3,332
Don't know 25% 75% 419

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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 24% 32% 11% 2% 25% 6% 1,482
Moderate 17% 27% 16% 1% 33% 7% 2,878
Liberal 12% 19% 13% 1% 49% 6% 3,339
Don't know 22% 20% 12% 2% 34% 10% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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 9% 32% 30% 28% 1% 1,482
Moderate 6% 25% 34% 35% < 1% 2,878
Liberal 6% 17% 28% 49% 1% 3,339
Don't know 10% 24% 24% 41% 1% 424

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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 5% 29% 66% < 1% 1,482
Moderate 4% 28% 68% < 1% 2,878
Liberal 3% 21% 75% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 5% 22% 72% 1% 424

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

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

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 = 1,482. 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 2% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 1,482
Moderate 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 2,878
Liberal 1% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 3% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 424

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 13% 7% 4% 75% 1% 1,482
Moderate 15% 9% 6% 71% 1% 2,878
Liberal 20% 10% 6% 63% 1% 3,339
Don't know 15% 9% 2% 71% 2% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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% 13% 13% 46% 2% 1,482
Moderate 29% 16% 15% 39% 1% 2,878
Liberal 33% 17% 11% 37% 1% 3,339
Don't know 27% 11% 8% 50% 5% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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 32% 15% 15% 36% 1% 1,482
Moderate 39% 17% 16% 28% 1% 2,878
Liberal 47% 16% 14% 22% 1% 3,339
Don't know 32% 13% 12% 40% 2% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 8% 11% 66% 13% 1% 1,482
Moderate 4% 16% 61% 18% 2% 2,878
Liberal 3% 22% 50% 23% 2% 3,339
Don't know 7% 9% 64% 13% 7% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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% 67% 1% 1% 1,482
Moderate 19% 80% 1% 1% 2,878
Liberal 14% 84% 1% 1% 3,339
Don't know 20% 74% 4% 2% 424

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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 3% 2% 6% 88% < 1% 1,482
Moderate 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,878
Liberal 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 3% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 424

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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% 17% 1% 62% 8% 1,482
Moderate 5% 12% < 1% 77% 6% 2,878
Liberal 3% 7% < 1% 85% 4% 3,339
Don't know 9% 9% 2% 61% 18% 424

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 41% 12% 1,482
Moderate 36% 55% 9% 2,878
Liberal 21% 72% 7% 3,339
Don't know 38% 46% 17% 424

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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 36% 54% 10% 1,482
Moderate 26% 66% 8% 2,878
Liberal 15% 80% 5% 3,339
Don't know 28% 56% 16% 424

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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 61% 17% 23% 1,482
Moderate 30% 21% 49% 2,878
Liberal 8% 13% 80% 3,339
Don't know 11% 66% 23% 424

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 25% 1% 1% 1,482
Moderate 59% 35% 3% 4% 2,878
Liberal 28% 65% 4% 3% 3,339
Don't know 43% 39% 5% 13% 424

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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% 31% 4% 1% 1,482
Moderate 42% 52% 4% 1% 2,878
Liberal 19% 78% 2% 1% 3,339
Don't know 40% 46% 8% 6% 424

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 31% 5% 1,482
Moderate 79% 19% 2% 2,878
Liberal 85% 13% 2% 3,339
Don't know 61% 27% 12% 424

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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 67% 25% 5% 2% 1,482
Moderate 87% 8% 3% 2% 2,878
Liberal 92% 6% 1% 1% 3,339
Don't know 74% 14% 6% 6% 424

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 36% 8% 1,482
Moderate 82% 13% 5% 2,878
Liberal 91% 7% 2% 3,339
Don't know 66% 17% 17% 424

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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% 42% 2% 2% 1,482
Moderate 29% 66% 3% 3% 2,878
Liberal 14% 83% 1% 1% 3,339
Don't know 29% 56% 5% 10% 424

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,482. 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 58% 16% 5% 18% 3% 1,482
Moderate 71% 12% 4% 11% 1% 2,878
Liberal 80% 9% 3% 7% 2% 3,339
Don't know 51% 12% 12% 16% 9% 424