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

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 62% 2% 3% 32% 2% 1,412
Evangelical Protestant 75% 7% 2% 12% 4% 1,093
Historically Black Protestant < 1% 93% < 1% 6% < 1% 219
Jewish 90% < 1% 2% 6% 2% 133
Mainline Protestant 88% 3% 1% 5% 2% 1,310
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 62% 15% 3% 15% 5% 741

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,796. 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% 32% 29% 19% 3,796
Black 34% 35% 21% 9% 421
Asian 41% 36% 18% 4% 134
Latino 36% 41% 19% 4% 624
Other/Mixed 35% 37% 19% 8% 190

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,796. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 12% 12% 28% 35% 12% 1% 3,796
Black 24% 20% 26% 25% 5% < 1% 421
Asian 25% 22% 30% 20% 2% < 1% 134
Latino 24% 23% 29% 20% 3% < 1% 624
Other/Mixed 28% 20% 25% 22% 5% 1% 190

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 49% 51% 3,848
Black 48% 52% 425
Asian 49% 51% 138
Latino 51% 49% 630
Other/Mixed 46% 54% 190

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,824. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 4% 7% 89% 3,824
Black 7% 6% 86% 418
Asian 70% 20% 10% 135
Latino 54% 23% 22% 620
Other/Mixed 9% 13% 78% 183

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,423. 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 26% 20% 31% 23% 3,423
Black 53% 19% 18% 11% 388
Asian 22% 15% 30% 33% 114
Latino 57% 21% 16% 7% 549
Other/Mixed 40% 24% 21% 15% 168

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,832. 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 37% 33% 18% 12% 3,832
Black 51% 34% 8% 7% 424
Asian 13% 31% 30% 26% 137
Latino 65% 22% 10% 3% 628
Other/Mixed 37% 41% 15% 8% 189

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,839. 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% 13% 6% 21% 3,839
Black 24% 7% 13% 5% 51% 424
Asian 48% 6% 7% < 1% 38% 138
Latino 35% 13% 13% 3% 36% 628
Other/Mixed 32% 11% 11% 4% 42% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,837. 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% 3,837
Black 34% 66% 424
Asian 33% 67% 138
Latino 41% 59% 628
Other/Mixed 23% 77% 190

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 60% 32% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 3,848
Black 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 425
Asian 47% 45% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 138
Latino 60% 34% 4% 1% 1% 1% 630
Other/Mixed 61% 31% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 48% 10% 3% 1% 3,848
Black 63% 26% 7% 3% 1% 425
Asian 40% 47% 10% 3% < 1% 138
Latino 54% 39% 4% 3% < 1% 630
Other/Mixed 34% 55% 10% 2% < 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 48% 28% < 1% 3,848
Black 35% 48% 16% < 1% 425
Asian 30% 51% 18% 1% 138
Latino 34% 44% 21% 1% 630
Other/Mixed 17% 50% 32% 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 10% 8% 10% 72% < 1% 3,848
Black 24% 18% 10% 48% < 1% 425
Asian 18% 8% 19% 55% < 1% 138
Latino 22% 15% 11% 51% < 1% 630
Other/Mixed 10% 8% 10% 71% 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 11% 5% 55% 1% 3,848
Black 35% 10% 4% 51% < 1% 425
Asian 27% 18% 12% 43% < 1% 138
Latino 43% 13% 6% 37% 2% 630
Other/Mixed 32% 14% 8% 46% < 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 24% 15% 14% 1% 3,848
Black 55% 19% 14% 12% < 1% 425
Asian 45% 23% 18% 13% < 1% 138
Latino 57% 17% 13% 12% 1% 630
Other/Mixed 57% 23% 10% 8% 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 19% 16% 27% 1% 3,848
Black 34% 20% 13% 32% 1% 425
Asian 27% 26% 25% 22% < 1% 138
Latino 47% 13% 13% 24% 2% 630
Other/Mixed 48% 19% 14% 18% < 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 13% 56% 8% 2% 3,848
Black 33% 10% 51% 5% < 1% 425
Asian 15% 23% 51% 10% 1% 138
Latino 28% 12% 41% 16% 3% 630
Other/Mixed 23% 14% 53% 7% 3% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 31% 67% 1% 1% 3,848
Black 25% 74% < 1% < 1% 425
Asian 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 138
Latino 25% 70% 2% 3% 630
Other/Mixed 23% 75% 1% 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 14% 14% 57% < 1% 3,848
Black 34% 20% 13% 33% < 1% 425
Asian 16% 13% 17% 53% < 1% 138
Latino 30% 15% 14% 40% 1% 630
Other/Mixed 13% 17% 16% 53% 1% 190

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 39% 2% 33% 8% 3,848
Black 46% 30% 1% 18% 4% 425
Asian 12% 37% 2% 42% 8% 138
Latino 37% 26% 2% 27% 8% 630
Other/Mixed 16% 35% 2% 37% 10% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 12% 7% 3,848
Black 85% 10% 5% 425
Asian 76% 18% 6% 138
Latino 81% 13% 6% 630
Other/Mixed 78% 15% 7% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 60% 32% 9% 3,848
Black 73% 20% 6% 425
Asian 60% 31% 10% 138
Latino 67% 27% 7% 630
Other/Mixed 66% 27% 7% 190

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 47% 14% 39% 3,848
Black 13% 11% 76% 425
Asian 30% 20% 50% 138
Latino 21% 28% 51% 630
Other/Mixed 24% 23% 53% 190

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by race/ethnicity

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 39% 21% 5% 3,848
Black 31% 35% 27% 7% 425
Asian 19% 47% 31% 3% 138
Latino 28% 31% 34% 7% 630
Other/Mixed 26% 42% 26% 6% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 62% 32% 3% 3% 3,848
Black 25% 71% 2% 2% 425
Asian 45% 53% < 1% 1% 138
Latino 27% 66% 3% 3% 630
Other/Mixed 45% 49% 3% 4% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 45% 3% 2% 3,848
Black 30% 67% 2% 1% 425
Asian 41% 55% 1% 3% 138
Latino 41% 53% 3% 3% 630
Other/Mixed 34% 58% 7% 1% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 38% 3% 3,848
Black 61% 35% 4% 425
Asian 61% 34% 5% 138
Latino 48% 48% 4% 630
Other/Mixed 61% 36% 2% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 71% 23% 3% 2% 3,848
Black 65% 31% 2% 2% 425
Asian 67% 22% 5% 6% 138
Latino 68% 25% 4% 4% 630
Other/Mixed 71% 17% 4% 7% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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 62% 31% 7% 3,848
Black 53% 42% 5% 425
Asian 62% 27% 11% 138
Latino 57% 33% 10% 630
Other/Mixed 62% 29% 9% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 2% 2% 3,848
Black 33% 63% 1% 2% 425
Asian 36% 62% < 1% 1% 138
Latino 41% 54% 1% 3% 630
Other/Mixed 38% 55% 2% 4% 190

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,848. 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% 33% 5% 25% 4% 3,848
Black 20% 34% 2% 40% 3% 425
Asian 49% 24% 2% 23% 2% 138
Latino 32% 27% 3% 35% 4% 630
Other/Mixed 37% 31% 4% 26% 3% 190