Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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 41% 6% 27% 13% 14% 110
Catholic 57% 4% 3% 35% 2% 4,275
Evangelical Protestant 76% 6% 2% 11% 5% 6,756
Hindu 5% 3% 88% 2% 3% 102
Historically Black Protestant 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,535
Jehovah's Witness 37% 26% < 1% 31% 6% 219
Jewish 82% 6% 4% 6% 2% 209
Mainline Protestant 84% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,297
Mormon 86% < 1% 2% 7% 5% 563
Muslim 33% 35% 23% 5% 4% 160
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 52% 19% 3% 19% 7% 1,286

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,775. 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% 30% 31% 26% 12,775
Black 22% 36% 28% 14% 2,433
Asian 29% 42% 18% 11% 380
Latino 21% 46% 22% 11% 2,156
Other/Mixed 23% 37% 30% 10% 896

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,775. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 8% 10% 25% 38% 18% 2% 12,775
Black 13% 15% 30% 32% 9% 1% 2,433
Asian 17% 19% 35% 22% 7% 1% 380
Latino 13% 16% 38% 26% 7% < 1% 2,156
Other/Mixed 14% 15% 31% 32% 7% < 1% 896

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 59% 13,019
Black 40% 60% 2,504
Asian 46% 54% 393
Latino 41% 59% 2,203
Other/Mixed 39% 61% 920

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,916. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 3% 7% 90% 12,916
Black 11% 4% 85% 2,450
Asian 75% 20% 5% 384
Latino 58% 19% 23% 2,151
Other/Mixed 8% 9% 83% 896

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 11,208. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 30% 21% 31% 19% 11,208
Black 50% 22% 19% 9% 2,227
Asian 31% 18% 29% 22% 335
Latino 59% 19% 14% 8% 1,842
Other/Mixed 46% 22% 20% 12% 817

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,969. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 38% 34% 17% 11% 12,969
Black 48% 33% 12% 7% 2,488
Asian 24% 22% 31% 23% 390
Latino 61% 26% 9% 4% 2,181
Other/Mixed 37% 41% 13% 8% 914

Marital status among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,969. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 59% 4% 13% 10% 14% 12,969
Black 33% 6% 18% 8% 34% 2,496
Asian 56% 6% 6% 4% 28% 393
Latino 46% 10% 16% 5% 23% 2,196
Other/Mixed 41% 8% 17% 5% 28% 918

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 12,984. 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% 73% 12,984
Black 32% 68% 2,494
Asian 37% 63% 391
Latino 42% 58% 2,193
Other/Mixed 33% 67% 917

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 87% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 13,019
Black 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,504
Asian 74% 20% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 393
Latino 72% 23% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,203
Other/Mixed 86% 10% 2% 1% 1% 1% 920

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 13,019
Black 86% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 2,504
Asian 63% 30% 4% 1% 1% 393
Latino 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 2,203
Other/Mixed 76% 17% 4% 2% 1% 920

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 29% 15% 1% 13,019
Black 55% 33% 11% < 1% 2,504
Asian 46% 43% 11% < 1% 393
Latino 53% 32% 15% < 1% 2,203
Other/Mixed 50% 29% 21% < 1% 920

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily who attend prayer group…

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 = 13,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 38% 11% 10% 40% < 1% 13,019
Black 48% 14% 9% 28% 1% 2,504
Asian 33% 17% 14% 36% < 1% 393
Latino 39% 15% 8% 38% 1% 2,203
Other/Mixed 39% 10% 10% 40% 1% 920

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 6% 3% 37% 2% 13,019
Black 61% 8% 3% 27% 2% 2,504
Asian 52% 8% 7% 30% 3% 393
Latino 62% 8% 3% 24% 3% 2,203
Other/Mixed 59% 6% 2% 31% 1% 920

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 12% 6% 5% 1% 13,019
Black 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 2,504
Asian 65% 15% 12% 6% 2% 393
Latino 75% 12% 6% 6% 2% 2,203
Other/Mixed 78% 10% 4% 6% 1% 920

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 16% 11% 22% 2% 13,019
Black 48% 14% 9% 28% 2% 2,504
Asian 47% 16% 17% 18% 2% 393
Latino 56% 14% 11% 18% 2% 2,203
Other/Mixed 56% 13% 8% 21% 2% 920

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 7% 34% 3% 3% 13,019
Black 50% 6% 38% 4% 2% 2,504
Asian 36% 10% 40% 11% 3% 393
Latino 46% 9% 34% 9% 2% 2,203
Other/Mixed 46% 8% 38% 5% 3% 920

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 51% 2% 1% 13,019
Black 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,504
Asian 29% 71% < 1% < 1% 393
Latino 30% 65% 2% 3% 2,203
Other/Mixed 37% 60% 2% 1% 920

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 12% 8% 24% 1% 13,019
Black 66% 13% 5% 15% 1% 2,504
Asian 41% 13% 12% 33% 1% 393
Latino 55% 13% 7% 24% 1% 2,203
Other/Mixed 62% 9% 7% 20% 1% 920

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 34% 4% 15% 6% 13,019
Black 58% 23% 3% 9% 7% 2,504
Asian 37% 27% 4% 24% 8% 393
Latino 48% 26% 4% 16% 6% 2,203
Other/Mixed 38% 31% 5% 18% 8% 920

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 7% 13,019
Black 91% 5% 4% 2,504
Asian 82% 13% 5% 393
Latino 84% 10% 6% 2,203
Other/Mixed 81% 10% 9% 920

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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 72% 20% 8% 13,019
Black 78% 16% 6% 2,504
Asian 62% 29% 9% 393
Latino 68% 24% 7% 2,203
Other/Mixed 68% 22% 9% 920

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 15% 29% 13,019
Black 9% 12% 78% 2,504
Asian 28% 25% 46% 393
Latino 23% 29% 47% 2,203
Other/Mixed 30% 28% 42% 920

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 29% 14% 5% 13,019
Black 34% 33% 25% 8% 2,504
Asian 29% 36% 30% 5% 393
Latino 37% 30% 25% 8% 2,203
Other/Mixed 35% 33% 20% 12% 920

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 3% 4% 13,019
Black 24% 70% 3% 4% 2,504
Asian 37% 59% 3% 2% 393
Latino 27% 67% 3% 3% 2,203
Other/Mixed 46% 43% 5% 6% 920

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 39% 4% 2% 13,019
Black 28% 65% 5% 2% 2,504
Asian 43% 51% 5% 1% 393
Latino 38% 54% 5% 3% 2,203
Other/Mixed 38% 55% 5% 3% 920

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 57% 4% 13,019
Black 50% 45% 6% 2,504
Asian 47% 51% 2% 393
Latino 37% 58% 5% 2,203
Other/Mixed 50% 44% 5% 920

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 45% 4% 4% 13,019
Black 48% 43% 5% 4% 2,504
Asian 56% 40% 2% 2% 393
Latino 59% 32% 5% 4% 2,203
Other/Mixed 52% 38% 5% 5% 920

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 38% 55% 7% 13,019
Black 38% 53% 9% 2,504
Asian 46% 48% 6% 393
Latino 45% 44% 11% 2,203
Other/Mixed 45% 47% 9% 920

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 48% 3% 3% 13,019
Black 35% 59% 2% 4% 2,504
Asian 33% 61% 2% 4% 393
Latino 35% 56% 3% 6% 2,203
Other/Mixed 36% 58% 3% 3% 920

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 13,019. 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% 29% 3% 48% 5% 13,019
Black 16% 29% 3% 47% 5% 2,504
Asian 27% 23% 4% 41% 5% 393
Latino 22% 27% 4% 41% 7% 2,203
Other/Mixed 18% 29% 4% 45% 5% 920