Political ideology among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,299. 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 33% 37% 24% 5% 5,299
2007 32% 42% 20% 6% 5,789

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Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 33% 37% 25% 4% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 43% 35% 17% 6% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 36% 33% 26% 4% 219
Jewish 22% 40% 37% 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 36% 41% 19% 4% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 39% 32% 8% 754

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Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,780. 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% 33% 29% 19% 1,780
Moderate 25% 35% 27% 13% 1,966
Liberal 30% 34% 24% 13% 1,263
Don't know 36% 36% 19% 9% 216

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,780. 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% 11% 28% 36% 12% 1% 1,780
Moderate 15% 16% 29% 31% 8% 1% 1,966
Liberal 20% 17% 26% 27% 9% < 1% 1,263
Don't know 21% 23% 28% 21% 6% 1% 216

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 42% 1,802
Moderate 47% 53% 1,991
Liberal 42% 58% 1,276
Don't know 47% 53% 230

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,780. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 73% 9% 2% 13% 3% 1,780
Moderate 70% 9% 4% 13% 4% 1,971
Liberal 59% 11% 4% 22% 3% 1,258
Don't know 60% 12% 2% 22% 4% 222

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,788. 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% 8% 80% 1,788
Moderate 13% 10% 77% 1,979
Liberal 19% 13% 68% 1,261
Don't know 17% 5% 78% 213

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,586. 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% 20% 29% 19% 1,586
Moderate 30% 21% 28% 20% 1,791
Liberal 37% 18% 25% 20% 1,145
Don't know 59% 15% 15% 11% 164

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,797. 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% 31% 15% 7% 1,797
Moderate 36% 33% 18% 13% 1,986
Liberal 41% 30% 16% 14% 1,270
Don't know 60% 29% 8% 3% 223

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,799. 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% 6% 12% 6% 24% 1,799
Moderate 48% 8% 12% 6% 26% 1,985
Liberal 39% 9% 14% 4% 34% 1,271
Don't know 40% 11% 13% 4% 32% 226

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,797. 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% 71% 1,797
Moderate 32% 68% 1,984
Liberal 30% 70% 1,274
Don't know 36% 64% 228

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,802
Moderate 60% 34% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 51% 37% 7% 1% 2% 2% 1,276
Don't know 64% 27% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 230

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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 52% 41% 5% 1% < 1% 1,802
Moderate 39% 50% 9% 2% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 37% 44% 13% 5% < 1% 1,276
Don't know 44% 36% 8% 9% 2% 230

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 47% 21% < 1% 1,802
Moderate 26% 49% 24% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 22% 47% 31% < 1% 1,276
Don't know 21% 41% 36% 2% 230

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 12% 11% 61% < 1% 1,802
Moderate 12% 9% 11% 68% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 12% 10% 8% 69% < 1% 1,276
Don't know 18% 8% 7% 66% 1% 230

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 12% 4% 54% 1% 1,802
Moderate 29% 11% 7% 53% 1% 1,991
Liberal 37% 12% 6% 44% 1% 1,276
Don't know 27% 7% 5% 57% 4% 230

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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 51% 24% 13% 11% 2% 1,802
Moderate 49% 22% 15% 13% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 50% 20% 14% 15% 1% 1,276
Don't know 42% 20% 13% 19% 6% 230

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 18% 14% 32% 1% 1,802
Moderate 38% 19% 18% 25% 1% 1,991
Liberal 47% 19% 12% 21% 1% 1,276
Don't know 37% 13% 16% 29% 5% 230

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 8% 51% 8% 2% 1,802
Moderate 20% 13% 56% 9% 2% 1,991
Liberal 20% 18% 48% 12% 2% 1,276
Don't know 20% 11% 59% 6% 5% 230

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 59% 2% 1% 1,802
Moderate 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,991
Liberal 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,276
Don't know 24% 70% 2% 4% 230

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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 22% 16% 14% 47% < 1% 1,802
Moderate 17% 15% 15% 53% < 1% 1,991
Liberal 17% 14% 13% 55% 1% 1,276
Don't know 19% 12% 11% 55% 3% 230

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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% 40% 2% 20% 5% 1,802
Moderate 19% 40% 1% 31% 9% 1,991
Liberal 21% 25% 1% 46% 8% 1,276
Don't know 28% 27% 5% 28% 11% 230

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 8% 5% 1,802
Moderate 81% 11% 7% 1,991
Liberal 71% 21% 8% 1,276
Don't know 79% 12% 9% 230

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 21% 7% 1,802
Moderate 60% 31% 9% 1,991
Liberal 52% 41% 8% 1,276
Don't know 63% 28% 9% 230

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 1,802
Moderate 37% 16% 47% 1,991
Liberal 12% 16% 72% 1,276
Don't know 15% 58% 27% 230

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 29% 2% 2% 1,802
Moderate 55% 39% 3% 4% 1,991
Liberal 29% 66% 3% 2% 1,276
Don't know 38% 48% 6% 8% 230

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 64% 32% 3% 2% 1,802
Moderate 43% 52% 4% 1% 1,991
Liberal 28% 68% 3% 1% 1,276
Don't know 40% 48% 5% 7% 230

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 55% 4% 1,802
Moderate 65% 33% 3% 1,991
Liberal 69% 28% 3% 1,276
Don't know 51% 40% 8% 230

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 54% 37% 5% 4% 1,802
Moderate 77% 18% 2% 2% 1,991
Liberal 81% 15% 3% 2% 1,276
Don't know 61% 26% 5% 8% 230

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 51% 9% 1,802
Moderate 68% 25% 7% 1,991
Liberal 76% 20% 4% 1,276
Don't know 54% 27% 19% 230

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 54% 42% 2% 2% 1,802
Moderate 34% 63% 2% 1% 1,991
Liberal 23% 74% 1% 1% 1,276
Don't know 43% 45% 2% 9% 230

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by political ideology

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,802. 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 22% 33% 4% 37% 4% 1,802
Moderate 34% 36% 4% 25% 2% 1,991
Liberal 47% 26% 5% 21% 3% 1,276
Don't know 22% 27% 7% 30% 14% 230