Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 58% 3% 3% 34% 2% 723
Evangelical Protestant 77% 6% 2% 9% 7% 773
Historically Black Protestant 1% 95% < 1% 4% 1% 182
Mainline Protestant 86% 3% 3% 6% 3% 620
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 51% 15% 9% 20% 5% 225

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,928. 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 18% 30% 29% 23% 1,928
Black 32% 37% 22% 9% 298
Asian 34% 41% 19% 5% 124
Latino 32% 45% 14% 10% 314
Other/Mixed 32% 38% 22% 7% 135

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,928. 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% 12% 26% 35% 15% 1% 1,928
Black 19% 21% 28% 24% 7% < 1% 298
Asian 24% 19% 33% 21% 3% 1% 124
Latino 22% 23% 33% 16% 7% < 1% 314
Other/Mixed 25% 14% 31% 26% 3% < 1% 135

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 54% 1,967
Black 47% 53% 301
Asian 59% 41% 129
Latino 51% 49% 318
Other/Mixed 45% 55% 136

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,948. 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% 7% 88% 1,948
Black 12% 3% 85% 295
Asian 85% 11% 4% 125
Latino 63% 18% 20% 314
Other/Mixed 8% 7% 85% 133

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,714. 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% 21% 31% 23% 1,714
Black 48% 22% 19% 11% 283
Asian 16% 16% 38% 29% 107
Latino 56% 21% 16% 7% 287
Other/Mixed 46% 22% 21% 11% 125

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,955. 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 35% 32% 19% 14% 1,955
Black 43% 39% 13% 5% 301
Asian 16% 26% 31% 27% 127
Latino 61% 25% 11% 3% 317
Other/Mixed 32% 43% 17% 8% 133

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,962. 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% 6% 12% 8% 17% 1,962
Black 28% 7% 11% 7% 47% 301
Asian 61% 5% 2% 2% 30% 129
Latino 37% 12% 14% 2% 36% 316
Other/Mixed 36% 6% 12% 7% 38% 135

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,963. 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% 72% 1,963
Black 34% 66% 301
Asian 39% 61% 128
Latino 43% 57% 316
Other/Mixed 30% 70% 136

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 17% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1,967
Black 82% 12% 2% 2% 1% 1% 301
Asian 50% 32% 7% 1% 9% 2% 129
Latino 63% 30% 5% 2% 1% < 1% 318
Other/Mixed 74% 17% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 136

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 26% 4% 2% 1% 1,967
Black 77% 16% 3% 3% 1% 301
Asian 34% 54% 9% 3% 1% 129
Latino 61% 33% 4% 1% 1% 318
Other/Mixed 70% 22% 4% 4% < 1% 136

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 51% 6% 1% 1,967
Black 25% 67% 8% < 1% 301
Asian 17% 78% 4% 1% 129
Latino 29% 62% 10% < 1% 318
Other/Mixed 28% 57% 15% < 1% 136

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 69% 19% 5% 6% 1% 1,967
Black 73% 16% 5% 4% 2% 301
Asian 46% 20% 18% 15% < 1% 129
Latino 57% 23% 11% 9% 1% 318
Other/Mixed 72% 16% 5% 6% 1% 136

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 40% 10% 7% 42% 1% 1,967
Black 42% 7% 10% 39% 2% 301
Asian 26% 7% 13% 47% 7% 129
Latino 38% 16% 11% 31% 3% 318
Other/Mixed 51% 9% 6% 33% 1% 136

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 65% 17% 11% 7% 1% 1,967
Black 61% 14% 12% 11% 2% 301
Asian 39% 14% 31% 13% 3% 129
Latino 50% 21% 20% 7% 1% 318
Other/Mixed 75% 17% 3% 4% < 1% 136

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 17% 14% 22% 1% 1,967
Black 39% 14% 15% 31% 1% 301
Asian 33% 16% 36% 13% 1% 129
Latino 38% 17% 24% 21% 1% 318
Other/Mixed 49% 19% 12% 21% < 1% 136

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 11% 40% 6% 3% 1,967
Black 37% 12% 45% 6% 1% 301
Asian 22% 7% 50% 20% 1% 129
Latino 29% 11% 43% 15% 2% 318
Other/Mixed 36% 14% 42% 4% 5% 136

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 40% 58% 1% < 1% 1,967
Black 27% 71% 1% 1% 301
Asian 17% 80% 3% < 1% 129
Latino 29% 69% 1% 2% 318
Other/Mixed 35% 63% 2% < 1% 136

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 18% 24% 22% 1% 1,967
Black 44% 16% 23% 16% 1% 301
Asian 14% 11% 38% 37% < 1% 129
Latino 22% 22% 30% 25% 1% 318
Other/Mixed 49% 19% 14% 17% 1% 136

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 40% 3% 18% 7% 1,967
Black 51% 25% 2% 14% 7% 301
Asian 19% 30% 2% 39% 10% 129
Latino 40% 29% 5% 21% 6% 318
Other/Mixed 26% 45% 2% 23% 4% 136

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 9% 6% 1,967
Black 88% 9% 3% 301
Asian 72% 19% 10% 129
Latino 81% 13% 6% 318
Other/Mixed 75% 16% 9% 136

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 24% 7% 1,967
Black 69% 25% 5% 301
Asian 55% 34% 10% 129
Latino 69% 24% 7% 318
Other/Mixed 67% 26% 7% 136

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 15% 33% 1,967
Black 11% 7% 81% 301
Asian 29% 29% 42% 129
Latino 27% 28% 45% 318
Other/Mixed 32% 23% 45% 136

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 36% 16% 4% 1,967
Black 35% 32% 26% 7% 301
Asian 29% 48% 16% 7% 129
Latino 37% 33% 23% 7% 318
Other/Mixed 33% 39% 21% 7% 136

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 63% 30% 3% 4% 1,967
Black 27% 68% 3% 2% 301
Asian 42% 53% 2% 4% 129
Latino 26% 71% 2% 2% 318
Other/Mixed 50% 43% 2% 5% 136

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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 51% 43% 4% 2% 1,967
Black 31% 65% 3% 2% 301
Asian 43% 49% 4% 4% 129
Latino 38% 58% 3% 2% 318
Other/Mixed 40% 53% 7% < 1% 136

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 47% 3% 1,967
Black 61% 33% 6% 301
Asian 59% 38% 3% 129
Latino 43% 52% 5% 318
Other/Mixed 56% 39% 5% 136

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 4% 3% 1,967
Black 60% 33% 3% 5% 301
Asian 51% 32% 8% 9% 129
Latino 67% 22% 5% 6% 318
Other/Mixed 58% 33% 3% 6% 136

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 45% 7% 1,967
Black 46% 44% 10% 301
Asian 46% 38% 16% 129
Latino 54% 38% 8% 318
Other/Mixed 50% 41% 9% 136

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 54% 2% 2% 1,967
Black 35% 61% 1% 3% 301
Asian 28% 61% 3% 8% 129
Latino 38% 57% 2% 3% 318
Other/Mixed 33% 61% 4% 2% 136

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,967. 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% 4% 37% 4% 1,967
Black 19% 36% 2% 38% 4% 301
Asian 36% 24% 5% 32% 3% 129
Latino 33% 20% 4% 40% 4% 318
Other/Mixed 18% 34% 3% 41% 5% 136