Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 40% 4% 4% 50% 2% 583
Evangelical Protestant 73% 8% 2% 13% 4% 1,027
Historically Black Protestant 1% 95% < 1% 4% 1% 264
Mainline Protestant 78% 6% 3% 9% 4% 543
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 28% 5% 24% 3% 183

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,784. 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 21% 33% 26% 20% 1,784
Black 29% 41% 20% 10% 429
Latino 33% 44% 18% 5% 420
Other/Mixed 36% 35% 20% 8% 129

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,784. 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% 13% 28% 32% 13% 1% 1,784
Black 20% 16% 35% 24% 5% 1% 429
Latino 22% 19% 36% 21% 3% < 1% 420
Other/Mixed 25% 20% 26% 22% 6% 1% 129

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 1,824
Black 47% 53% 439
Latino 44% 56% 423
Other/Mixed 43% 57% 131

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,805. 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 4% 6% 89% 1,805
Black 9% 6% 85% 432
Latino 56% 21% 23% 411
Other/Mixed 8% 14% 78% 128

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,616. 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 28% 19% 32% 20% 1,616
Black 49% 20% 21% 10% 392
Latino 62% 18% 15% 5% 364
Other/Mixed 34% 26% 22% 18% 120

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,817. 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 36% 35% 17% 12% 1,817
Black 48% 35% 10% 7% 437
Latino 70% 21% 5% 3% 419
Other/Mixed 37% 41% 15% 6% 131

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,820. 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 57% 5% 13% 6% 20% 1,820
Black 28% 5% 17% 5% 44% 439
Latino 43% 14% 12% 3% 28% 422
Other/Mixed 45% 7% 16% 3% 30% 131

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,818. 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 32% 68% 1,818
Black 35% 65% 438
Latino 47% 53% 422
Other/Mixed 45% 55% 131

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 14% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1,824
Black 89% 9% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 439
Latino 65% 29% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 423
Other/Mixed 83% 14% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 131

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 76% 21% 2% 1% 1% 1,824
Black 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 439
Latino 70% 26% 2% 1% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 70% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 131

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 40% 5% < 1% 1,824
Black 45% 48% 7% < 1% 439
Latino 48% 44% 7% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 51% 46% 2% < 1% 131

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 76% 17% 3% 3% 1% 1,824
Black 76% 17% 4% 4% < 1% 439
Latino 69% 21% 5% 4% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 80% 14% < 1% 6% < 1% 131

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 43% 11% 4% 41% 1% 1,824
Black 52% 16% 4% 27% 1% 439
Latino 51% 17% 4% 26% 2% 423
Other/Mixed 52% 14% < 1% 34% < 1% 131

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 18% 7% 4% < 1% 1,824
Black 72% 19% 5% 4% < 1% 439
Latino 68% 19% 6% 6% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 68% 15% 10% 4% 3% 131

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 46% 22% 11% 19% 2% 1,824
Black 41% 20% 13% 24% 1% 439
Latino 54% 18% 11% 16% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 42% 23% 18% 16% 1% 131

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 49% 9% 35% 4% 3% 1,824
Black 47% 6% 42% 4% 2% 439
Latino 40% 13% 31% 14% 2% 423
Other/Mixed 43% 12% 40% 4% 1% 131

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 45% 53% 1% 1% 1,824
Black 26% 73% 1% < 1% 439
Latino 29% 67% 2% 2% 423
Other/Mixed 32% 67% 2% < 1% 131

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 53% 23% 8% 15% 1% 1,824
Black 56% 28% 7% 7% 1% 439
Latino 50% 26% 7% 16% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 58% 21% 6% 15% < 1% 131

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 41% 37% 3% 13% 6% 1,824
Black 56% 27% 3% 9% 6% 439
Latino 48% 30% 2% 14% 5% 423
Other/Mixed 37% 40% 2% 15% 5% 131

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 8% 6% 1,824
Black 94% 4% 2% 439
Latino 85% 9% 5% 423
Other/Mixed 88% 6% 6% 131

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 74% 20% 7% 1,824
Black 82% 15% 3% 439
Latino 75% 19% 6% 423
Other/Mixed 63% 28% 9% 131

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 58% 12% 29% 1,824
Black 13% 11% 76% 439
Latino 22% 28% 50% 423
Other/Mixed 31% 18% 51% 131

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 49% 32% 15% 5% 1,824
Black 31% 35% 28% 6% 439
Latino 33% 33% 27% 7% 423
Other/Mixed 39% 34% 25% 2% 131

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 67% 27% 3% 3% 1,824
Black 24% 73% 2% 2% 439
Latino 27% 68% 4% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 40% 56% 2% 2% 131

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 53% 42% 4% 1% 1,824
Black 30% 65% 5% 1% 439
Latino 41% 54% 4% 1% 423
Other/Mixed 44% 53% 2% 1% 131

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 41% 57% 2% 1,824
Black 53% 42% 5% 439
Latino 37% 59% 4% 423
Other/Mixed 48% 51% 2% 131

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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% 4% 3% 1,824
Black 55% 39% 4% 2% 439
Latino 67% 27% 4% 3% 423
Other/Mixed 57% 35% 4% 5% 131

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 42% 52% 6% 1,824
Black 42% 50% 8% 439
Latino 53% 36% 12% 423
Other/Mixed 51% 42% 7% 131

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 45% 50% 2% 2% 1,824
Black 35% 63% 2% 1% 439
Latino 37% 55% 3% 6% 423
Other/Mixed 33% 65% 2% < 1% 131

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,824. 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 17% 29% 4% 46% 4% 1,824
Black 20% 35% 1% 40% 4% 439
Latino 23% 30% 3% 40% 5% 423
Other/Mixed 24% 25% 1% 48% 2% 131