Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 159. 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.
Buddhist 50% 3% 26% 15% 6% 159
Catholic 66% 2% 3% 28% 2% 4,614
Evangelical Protestant 80% 4% 2% 9% 5% 2,768
Hindu 3% < 1% 93% 2% 2% 117
Historically Black Protestant 1% 94% < 1% 4% 1% 572
Jewish 92% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 545
Mainline Protestant 90% 2% 1% 4% 3% 3,601
Mormon 84% 1% < 1% 6% 9% 113
Orthodox Christian 90% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 72% 7% 5% 12% 4% 6,710

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,268. 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 20% 32% 28% 20% 15,268
Black 34% 35% 23% 8% 1,225
Asian 44% 38% 13% 5% 542
Latino 34% 41% 18% 7% 1,987
Other/Mixed 31% 35% 25% 9% 806

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,268. 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 12% 14% 26% 34% 13% 1% 15,268
Black 21% 21% 27% 26% 4% 1% 1,225
Asian 27% 26% 29% 15% 2% 1% 542
Latino 23% 21% 31% 20% 4% < 1% 1,987
Other/Mixed 20% 20% 26% 27% 7% < 1% 806

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 52% 48% 15,488
Black 49% 51% 1,249
Asian 58% 42% 556
Latino 54% 46% 2,014
Other/Mixed 51% 49% 820

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,362. 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 5% 8% 87% 15,362
Black 9% 7% 84% 1,218
Asian 62% 29% 9% 545
Latino 46% 27% 27% 1,975
Other/Mixed 7% 13% 80% 798

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 13,660. 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 27% 20% 29% 24% 13,660
Black 48% 22% 19% 11% 1,119
Asian 21% 24% 25% 31% 490
Latino 50% 21% 18% 11% 1,732
Other/Mixed 42% 23% 20% 15% 732

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,438. 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% 32% 19% 12% 15,438
Black 47% 35% 11% 7% 1,243
Asian 21% 26% 27% 26% 552
Latino 54% 30% 11% 5% 1,999
Other/Mixed 40% 37% 14% 9% 817

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,438. 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% 9% 13% 7% 22% 15,438
Black 24% 10% 15% 5% 47% 1,243
Asian 43% 5% 4% 2% 46% 553
Latino 36% 12% 14% 2% 35% 2,008
Other/Mixed 34% 12% 12% 5% 37% 817

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,455. 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 24% 76% 15,455
Black 30% 70% 1,246
Asian 24% 76% 554
Latino 36% 64% 2,006
Other/Mixed 25% 75% 819

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 26% 8% 1% 17% 4% 15,488
Black 70% 18% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 1,249
Asian 29% 24% 15% 1% 28% 3% 556
Latino 50% 27% 9% 1% 11% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 53% 23% 6% 1% 14% 3% 820

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 33% 19% 19% 1% 15,488
Black 52% 29% 11% 9% 1% 1,249
Asian 17% 30% 29% 23% < 1% 556
Latino 41% 32% 12% 14% 1% 2,014
Other/Mixed 34% 33% 16% 16% 1% 820

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 12% 37% 51% < 1% 15,488
Black 17% 46% 36% 1% 1,249
Asian 9% 41% 50% < 1% 556
Latino 15% 40% 44% < 1% 2,014
Other/Mixed 11% 35% 54% 1% 820

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 33% 18% 8% 40% 1% 15,488
Black 54% 17% 9% 20% 1% 1,249
Asian 25% 13% 7% 55% < 1% 556
Latino 42% 17% 9% 32% 1% 2,014
Other/Mixed 43% 16% 7% 33% 1% 820

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 27% 8% 5% 59% 1% 15,488
Black 35% 7% 4% 53% 1% 1,249
Asian 20% 11% 7% 61% 1% 556
Latino 37% 9% 5% 47% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 37% 10% 5% 47% 1% 820

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 18% 12% 25% 2% 15,488
Black 52% 18% 10% 19% 2% 1,249
Asian 38% 16% 17% 28% 1% 556
Latino 53% 14% 11% 20% 1% 2,014
Other/Mixed 54% 16% 8% 21% 2% 820

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 16% 14% 27% 1% 15,488
Black 40% 14% 11% 34% 1% 1,249
Asian 30% 15% 24% 30% 1% 556
Latino 46% 14% 13% 26% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 54% 14% 11% 21% 1% 820

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 16% 13% 58% 11% 2% 15,488
Black 25% 10% 55% 8% 2% 1,249
Asian 8% 20% 49% 21% 2% 556
Latino 21% 13% 48% 15% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 18% 13% 55% 12% 3% 820

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 27% 71% 1% 1% 15,488
Black 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,249
Asian 17% 82% 1% < 1% 556
Latino 22% 75% 2% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 22% 75% 2% 2% 820

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 11% 7% 8% 73% < 1% 15,488
Black 24% 14% 10% 52% < 1% 1,249
Asian 4% 6% 8% 82% < 1% 556
Latino 16% 10% 8% 65% < 1% 2,014
Other/Mixed 18% 7% 11% 63% 1% 820

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 14% 25% 2% 51% 8% 15,488
Black 32% 25% 1% 33% 8% 1,249
Asian 6% 17% 1% 66% 9% 556
Latino 25% 21% 2% 44% 8% 2,014
Other/Mixed 15% 21% 3% 50% 11% 820

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 31% 8% 15,488
Black 77% 17% 6% 1,249
Asian 47% 47% 6% 556
Latino 65% 28% 7% 2,014
Other/Mixed 60% 29% 11% 820

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 47% 9% 15,488
Black 62% 29% 9% 1,249
Asian 35% 57% 8% 556
Latino 50% 41% 8% 2,014
Other/Mixed 49% 40% 11% 820

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 39% 17% 45% 15,488
Black 8% 14% 77% 1,249
Asian 24% 23% 54% 556
Latino 21% 26% 53% 2,014
Other/Mixed 22% 27% 51% 820

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 37% 28% 6% 15,488
Black 24% 36% 32% 9% 1,249
Asian 15% 38% 41% 6% 556
Latino 25% 35% 34% 7% 2,014
Other/Mixed 21% 37% 32% 10% 820

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 35% 3% 4% 15,488
Black 25% 68% 3% 4% 1,249
Asian 40% 56% 3% 1% 556
Latino 31% 62% 3% 4% 2,014
Other/Mixed 46% 42% 5% 6% 820

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 3% 2% 15,488
Black 30% 63% 5% 2% 1,249
Asian 35% 59% 4% 2% 556
Latino 39% 54% 4% 2% 2,014
Other/Mixed 33% 59% 4% 4% 820

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 29% 4% 15,488
Black 61% 34% 5% 1,249
Asian 73% 23% 4% 556
Latino 55% 41% 4% 2,014
Other/Mixed 67% 28% 5% 820

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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% 18% 3% 3% 15,488
Black 69% 24% 5% 3% 1,249
Asian 82% 14% 2% 3% 556
Latino 76% 17% 4% 3% 2,014
Other/Mixed 73% 18% 3% 6% 820

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 68% 25% 7% 15,488
Black 59% 32% 9% 1,249
Asian 79% 16% 4% 556
Latino 67% 25% 7% 2,014
Other/Mixed 68% 24% 7% 820

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 34% 61% 2% 2% 15,488
Black 32% 64% 2% 3% 1,249
Asian 27% 69% 1% 3% 556
Latino 33% 60% 2% 5% 2,014
Other/Mixed 30% 63% 3% 4% 820

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,488. 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 48% 23% 5% 21% 3% 15,488
Black 29% 31% 4% 32% 4% 1,249
Asian 61% 15% 4% 17% 3% 556
Latino 41% 25% 4% 25% 5% 2,014
Other/Mixed 45% 24% 4% 24% 3% 820