Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 62% 1% 4% 32% 2% 889
Evangelical Protestant 78% 5% 2% 11% 4% 323
Jewish 94% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 405
Mainline Protestant 91% 1% 1% 4% 3% 890
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 75% 4% 6% 11% 4% 4,880

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,308. 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% 34% 22% 16% 6,308
Black 40% 37% 18% 6% 284
Asian 53% 33% 11% 3% 313
Latino 46% 39% 11% 4% 705
Other/Mixed 41% 32% 19% 7% 306

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,308. 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% 18% 26% 27% 10% 1% 6,308
Black 28% 23% 25% 20% 4% < 1% 284
Asian 34% 27% 25% 13% 1% < 1% 313
Latino 34% 22% 28% 13% 3% < 1% 705
Other/Mixed 28% 24% 22% 21% 5% < 1% 306

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 37% 6,392
Black 67% 33% 288
Asian 65% 35% 319
Latino 67% 33% 711
Other/Mixed 67% 33% 311

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,338. 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 6% 9% 85% 6,338
Black 11% 10% 79% 278
Asian 60% 31% 9% 311
Latino 43% 31% 27% 699
Other/Mixed 6% 16% 77% 305

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 5,767. 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% 19% 30% 27% 5,767
Black 44% 20% 25% 11% 255
Asian 17% 28% 25% 29% 280
Latino 41% 25% 23% 11% 625
Other/Mixed 38% 24% 20% 18% 281

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,377. 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% 30% 22% 15% 6,377
Black 47% 35% 13% 5% 287
Asian 23% 30% 26% 22% 316
Latino 52% 31% 11% 5% 707
Other/Mixed 38% 37% 15% 10% 310

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,369. 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% 11% 11% 4% 31% 6,369
Black 19% 11% 12% 3% 55% 287
Asian 38% 4% 3% 1% 55% 316
Latino 30% 12% 11% 1% 46% 709
Other/Mixed 34% 11% 8% 5% 43% 309

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,377. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 23% 77% 6,377
Black 27% 73% 288
Asian 21% 79% 317
Latino 31% 69% 707
Other/Mixed 25% 75% 310

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 13% 1% 39% 7% 6,392
Black 40% 27% 7% < 1% 20% 5% 288
Asian 11% 13% 23% 1% 47% 5% 319
Latino 24% 26% 16% 1% 30% 3% 711
Other/Mixed 16% 28% 10% 2% 35% 8% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 22% 31% 42% < 1% 6,392
Black 20% 31% 23% 26% < 1% 288
Asian 5% 19% 41% 35% < 1% 319
Latino 16% 29% 24% 31% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 7% 24% 27% 41% 1% 311

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 24% 73% < 1% 6,392
Black 9% 31% 59% 1% 288
Asian 4% 32% 64% < 1% 319
Latino 8% 27% 65% < 1% 711
Other/Mixed 3% 23% 73% 1% 311

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 6,392
Black 5% 6% 4% 84% < 1% 288
Asian 1% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 319
Latino 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 711
Other/Mixed 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 311

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 15% 8% 5% 70% 1% 6,392
Black 28% 7% 6% 59% < 1% 288
Asian 12% 11% 5% 71% 2% 319
Latino 20% 9% 6% 64% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 24% 11% 4% 61% 1% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 16% 13% 42% 2% 6,392
Black 39% 17% 11% 30% 3% 288
Asian 25% 16% 17% 40% 1% 319
Latino 39% 13% 13% 35% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 37% 14% 8% 41% < 1% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 17% 14% 28% 1% 6,392
Black 42% 12% 13% 33% 1% 288
Asian 27% 14% 26% 31% 1% 319
Latino 41% 15% 15% 28% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 46% 16% 12% 25% < 1% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 17% 60% 18% 2% 6,392
Black 12% 14% 59% 13% 3% 288
Asian 2% 22% 49% 27% 1% 319
Latino 11% 17% 49% 21% 2% 711
Other/Mixed 3% 17% 56% 21% 3% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 78% 1% 1% 6,392
Black 20% 77% 2% 1% 288
Asian 12% 86% 2% < 1% 319
Latino 19% 79% 1% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 13% 83% 2% 2% 311

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 2% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 6,392
Black 10% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 288
Asian 4% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 319
Latino 4% 4% 6% 86% < 1% 711
Other/Mixed 4% 3% 6% 86% < 1% 311

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 10% < 1% 79% 6% 6,392
Black 20% 11% < 1% 64% 5% 288
Asian 3% 6% < 1% 82% 9% 319
Latino 13% 14% 2% 65% 6% 711
Other/Mixed 5% 11% < 1% 75% 9% 311

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 60% 9% 6,392
Black 50% 42% 8% 288
Asian 28% 64% 8% 319
Latino 41% 51% 8% 711
Other/Mixed 30% 57% 13% 311

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 71% 8% 6,392
Black 41% 52% 7% 288
Asian 24% 69% 7% 319
Latino 34% 59% 7% 711
Other/Mixed 23% 66% 11% 311

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 18% 54% 6,392
Black 7% 19% 74% 288
Asian 23% 22% 55% 319
Latino 20% 28% 52% 711
Other/Mixed 20% 23% 58% 311

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 19% 36% 39% 6% 6,392
Black 19% 35% 36% 10% 288
Asian 15% 34% 42% 9% 319
Latino 19% 36% 38% 7% 711
Other/Mixed 14% 35% 44% 7% 311

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 41% 3% 4% 6,392
Black 28% 65% 3% 4% 288
Asian 41% 55% 3% 2% 319
Latino 36% 60% 2% 3% 711
Other/Mixed 47% 43% 6% 4% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 57% 3% 1% 6,392
Black 25% 69% 5% 1% 288
Asian 31% 62% 3% 3% 319
Latino 41% 54% 5% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 29% 63% 4% 4% 311

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 80% 17% 3% 6,392
Black 66% 28% 6% 288
Asian 78% 17% 5% 319
Latino 65% 33% 3% 711
Other/Mixed 76% 20% 4% 311

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 10% 3% 2% 6,392
Black 77% 19% 3% 1% 288
Asian 83% 12% 1% 4% 319
Latino 83% 12% 3% 1% 711
Other/Mixed 83% 10% 3% 4% 311

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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 81% 14% 5% 6,392
Black 67% 26% 7% 288
Asian 84% 13% 3% 319
Latino 78% 18% 4% 711
Other/Mixed 78% 14% 8% 311

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. 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% 68% 2% 2% 6,392
Black 25% 69% 4% 2% 288
Asian 26% 69% 2% 3% 319
Latino 30% 64% 2% 4% 711
Other/Mixed 22% 71% 5% 3% 311

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,392. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 74% 10% 4% 9% 2% 6,392
Black 51% 22% 6% 17% 4% 288
Asian 68% 11% 4% 14% 2% 319
Latino 58% 17% 3% 18% 3% 711
Other/Mixed 69% 14% 5% 11% 2% 311