Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 45% 4% 3% 46% 2% 1,141
Evangelical Protestant 73% 7% 2% 13% 5% 3,857
Historically Black Protestant 3% 94% < 1% 2% 1% 874
Jehovah's Witness 38% 25% 1% 31% 5% 203
Jewish 83% 8% 5% 1% 2% 118
Mainline Protestant 81% 6% 1% 8% 4% 1,195
Mormon 85% < 1% 2% 9% 4% 467
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 31% 5% 21% 4% 294

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,378. 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.
White 13% 29% 30% 27% 5,378
Black 16% 35% 31% 18% 1,328
Asian 30% 33% 22% 16% 163
Latino 19% 46% 24% 11% 1,002
Other/Mixed 22% 38% 29% 11% 387

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,378. 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.
White 9% 9% 25% 36% 19% 2% 5,378
Black 10% 11% 29% 36% 12% 1% 1,328
Asian 19% 19% 25% 26% 11% 1% 163
Latino 13% 14% 39% 27% 7% < 1% 1,002
Other/Mixed 13% 14% 33% 33% 8% < 1% 387

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 44% 56% 5,486
Black 39% 61% 1,370
Asian 44% 56% 167
Latino 40% 60% 1,029
Other/Mixed 38% 62% 400

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,450. 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.
White 3% 6% 91% 5,450
Black 12% 3% 85% 1,338
Asian 77% 17% 6% 161
Latino 64% 18% 18% 1,005
Other/Mixed 7% 7% 86% 391

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,720. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 29% 21% 33% 18% 4,720
Black 52% 21% 19% 8% 1,201
Asian 29% 19% 33% 19% 138
Latino 61% 20% 13% 6% 838
Other/Mixed 47% 21% 20% 11% 349

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,466. 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.
White 38% 33% 18% 11% 5,466
Black 51% 31% 11% 7% 1,359
Asian 27% 21% 32% 20% 166
Latino 67% 22% 8% 3% 1,016
Other/Mixed 33% 45% 14% 9% 398

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,458. 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.
White 64% 3% 11% 9% 13% 5,458
Black 37% 4% 19% 10% 30% 1,366
Asian 56% 4% 6% 4% 29% 167
Latino 49% 9% 15% 6% 22% 1,026
Other/Mixed 46% 5% 19% 4% 26% 400

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,464. 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.
White 29% 71% 5,464
Black 31% 69% 1,363
Asian 36% 64% 167
Latino 42% 58% 1,024
Other/Mixed 35% 65% 397

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 92% 6% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 5,486
Black 93% 5% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,370
Asian 88% 5% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 167
Latino 74% 22% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,029
Other/Mixed 89% 8% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 400

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 91% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 5,486
Black 94% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,370
Asian 83% 14% 3% < 1% 1% 167
Latino 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1,029
Other/Mixed 89% 8% < 1% 1% 1% 400

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 87% 9% 4% < 1% 5,486
Black 80% 15% 5% < 1% 1,370
Asian 78% 15% 7% 1% 167
Latino 83% 12% 5% < 1% 1,029
Other/Mixed 82% 14% 5% < 1% 400

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 91% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 5,486
Black 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 1,370
Asian 80% 14% 3% 3% < 1% 167
Latino 82% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 1,029
Other/Mixed 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 400

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 61% 6% 2% 29% 2% 5,486
Black 72% 7% 2% 17% 2% 1,370
Asian 64% 11% 2% 20% 4% 167
Latino 73% 6% 1% 18% 3% 1,029
Other/Mixed 65% 4% 1% 29% 1% 400

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 86% 7% 3% 3% 1% 5,486
Black 85% 7% 3% 4% 1% 1,370
Asian 73% 14% 5% 5% 3% 167
Latino 82% 8% 4% 5% 2% 1,029
Other/Mixed 86% 5% 3% 5% 1% 400

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 54% 16% 9% 19% 2% 5,486
Black 52% 13% 7% 25% 2% 1,370
Asian 51% 21% 11% 13% 3% 167
Latino 62% 12% 8% 15% 3% 1,029
Other/Mixed 55% 13% 5% 25% 2% 400

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 70% 4% 21% 2% 3% 5,486
Black 60% 5% 30% 3% 2% 1,370
Asian 43% 13% 35% 7% 2% 167
Latino 60% 7% 23% 8% 2% 1,029
Other/Mixed 61% 5% 26% 5% 3% 400

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 56% 41% 2% 1% 5,486
Black 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,370
Asian 31% 68% < 1% 1% 167
Latino 34% 61% 2% 4% 1,029
Other/Mixed 44% 54% 2% 1% 400

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 82% 8% 2% 7% 1% 5,486
Black 85% 7% 2% 5% 1% 1,370
Asian 76% 9% 1% 14% 1% 167
Latino 79% 7% 3% 9% 2% 1,029
Other/Mixed 84% 7% 2% 6% 1% 400

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 55% 30% 4% 6% 4% 5,486
Black 68% 20% 3% 4% 5% 1,370
Asian 53% 23% 6% 12% 6% 167
Latino 58% 24% 4% 8% 5% 1,029
Other/Mixed 52% 29% 6% 6% 7% 400

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 85% 7% 8% 5,486
Black 91% 5% 4% 1,370
Asian 85% 11% 4% 167
Latino 86% 8% 6% 1,029
Other/Mixed 84% 7% 9% 400

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 77% 15% 7% 5,486
Black 82% 13% 6% 1,370
Asian 65% 26% 9% 167
Latino 71% 23% 6% 1,029
Other/Mixed 74% 19% 8% 400

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 64% 14% 21% 5,486
Black 10% 14% 77% 1,370
Asian 31% 26% 43% 167
Latino 24% 34% 42% 1,029
Other/Mixed 34% 27% 38% 400

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 62% 23% 10% 5% 5,486
Black 37% 32% 21% 9% 1,370
Asian 36% 31% 27% 6% 167
Latino 41% 26% 24% 9% 1,029
Other/Mixed 42% 27% 16% 15% 400

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 73% 21% 2% 4% 5,486
Black 23% 70% 3% 4% 1,370
Asian 35% 61% 2% 1% 167
Latino 26% 68% 3% 3% 1,029
Other/Mixed 48% 41% 5% 6% 400

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 59% 34% 4% 2% 5,486
Black 25% 68% 4% 3% 1,370
Asian 42% 53% 2% 3% 167
Latino 39% 52% 6% 3% 1,029
Other/Mixed 36% 54% 6% 4% 400

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 25% 72% 3% 5,486
Black 43% 51% 6% 1,370
Asian 40% 55% 5% 167
Latino 29% 65% 6% 1,029
Other/Mixed 42% 52% 6% 400

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 30% 62% 5% 4% 5,486
Black 37% 54% 6% 3% 1,370
Asian 38% 57% 2% 3% 167
Latino 46% 44% 6% 4% 1,029
Other/Mixed 39% 50% 7% 4% 400

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 23% 71% 7% 5,486
Black 28% 65% 7% 1,370
Asian 36% 60% 4% 167
Latino 31% 57% 12% 1,029
Other/Mixed 28% 60% 11% 400

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 50% 43% 3% 3% 5,486
Black 35% 58% 2% 5% 1,370
Asian 40% 56% 2% 2% 167
Latino 38% 53% 3% 6% 1,029
Other/Mixed 41% 52% 4% 3% 400

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 5,486. 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.
White 8% 23% 2% 61% 5% 5,486
Black 12% 24% 3% 54% 6% 1,370
Asian 19% 22% 3% 48% 8% 167
Latino 17% 24% 2% 50% 6% 1,029
Other/Mixed 11% 26% 4% 52% 6% 400