Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,491. 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.
2014 53% 18% 6% 22% 1% 7,491
2007 56% 19% 6% 18% 1% 9,078

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Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest by religious group

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 58% 23% 7% 11% 1% 1,634
Evangelical Protestant 75% 17% 4% 5% 1% 1,937
Historically Black Protestant 72% 16% 6% 5% 2% 335
Mainline Protestant 51% 24% 8% 16% 1% 1,637
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 13% 8% 61% < 1% 1,455

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,029. 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.
At least daily 15% 32% 30% 22% 4,029
Weekly 24% 34% 27% 14% 1,287
Monthly 22% 42% 27% 10% 441
Seldom/never 35% 33% 19% 12% 1,544

Generational cohort among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,029. 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.
At least daily 9% 12% 26% 36% 15% 2% 4,029
Weekly 18% 12% 28% 32% 10% 1% 1,287
Monthly 15% 17% 31% 30% 7% < 1% 441
Seldom/never 23% 19% 26% 23% 7% 1% 1,544

Gender composition among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 40% 60% 4,114
Weekly 51% 49% 1,300
Monthly 58% 42% 446
Seldom/never 65% 35% 1,565

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,049. 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.
At least daily 78% 12% 1% 6% 3% 4,049
Weekly 81% 8% 1% 7% 3% 1,286
Monthly 78% 9% 2% 7% 4% 443
Seldom/never 85% 4% 3% 6% 3% 1,549

Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,079. 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.
At least daily 7% 7% 86% 4,079
Weekly 6% 7% 86% 1,291
Monthly 10% 5% 85% 434
Seldom/never 7% 8% 85% 1,551

Income distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,570. 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.
At least daily 36% 22% 29% 13% 3,570
Weekly 33% 22% 30% 16% 1,172
Monthly 28% 19% 31% 23% 392
Seldom/never 32% 21% 26% 21% 1,413

Educational distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,093. 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.
At least daily 40% 34% 17% 9% 4,093
Weekly 42% 34% 15% 9% 1,294
Monthly 43% 33% 13% 11% 445
Seldom/never 39% 31% 19% 11% 1,562

Marital status among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,095. 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.
At least daily 55% 5% 12% 9% 19% 4,095
Weekly 45% 8% 12% 5% 29% 1,297
Monthly 49% 9% 14% 2% 27% 445
Seldom/never 41% 10% 10% 3% 37% 1,559

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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.
At least daily 31% 69% 4,100
Weekly 28% 72% 1,297
Monthly 30% 70% 444
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,562

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say they…

Frequency of prayer 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
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 86% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,114
Weekly 62% 32% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,300
Monthly 41% 42% 10% 1% 4% 2% 446
Seldom/never 17% 27% 13% 1% 35% 7% 1,565

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 78% 17% 2% 2% 1% 4,114
Weekly 40% 48% 9% 3% < 1% 1,300
Monthly 18% 54% 22% 6% 1% 446
Seldom/never 7% 24% 32% 37% < 1% 1,565

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 54% 30% 15% 1% 4,114
Weekly 26% 46% 27% < 1% 1,300
Monthly 7% 57% 35% 1% 446
Seldom/never 4% 26% 70% < 1% 1,565

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 36% 13% 11% 40% < 1% 4,114
Weekly 12% 9% 10% 69% < 1% 1,300
Monthly 4% 3% 6% 86% 1% 446
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 1,565

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 52% 7% 3% 37% 2% 4,114
Weekly 28% 10% 4% 57% 1% 1,300
Monthly 14% 14% 8% 63% 2% 446
Seldom/never 15% 7% 5% 72% 1% 1,565

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 74% 13% 6% 6% 1% 4,114
Weekly 46% 25% 14% 14% 1% 1,300
Monthly 37% 20% 18% 24% 1% 446
Seldom/never 28% 16% 12% 43% 1% 1,565

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 49% 16% 11% 22% 2% 4,114
Weekly 34% 19% 17% 29% 1% 1,300
Monthly 29% 19% 19% 32% 2% 446
Seldom/never 39% 16% 14% 31% 1% 1,565

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 49% 7% 36% 4% 3% 4,114
Weekly 22% 12% 57% 8% 2% 1,300
Monthly 12% 17% 58% 10% 3% 446
Seldom/never 5% 16% 59% 18% 2% 1,565

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Frequency of prayer 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
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 41% 56% 2% 1% 4,114
Weekly 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,300
Monthly 25% 74% 1% < 1% 446
Seldom/never 19% 80% < 1% 1% 1,565

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 53% 12% 8% 25% 1% 4,114
Weekly 16% 14% 14% 55% < 1% 1,300
Monthly 4% 10% 13% 73% < 1% 446
Seldom/never 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 1,565

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer 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
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 41% 34% 4% 14% 6% 4,114
Weekly 24% 42% 2% 25% 7% 1,300
Monthly 15% 33% 1% 43% 8% 446
Seldom/never 8% 12% < 1% 73% 6% 1,565

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 86% 7% 7% 4,114
Weekly 86% 9% 5% 1,300
Monthly 76% 17% 7% 446
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 1,565

Belief in Hell among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 73% 18% 9% 4,114
Weekly 66% 28% 6% 1,300
Monthly 59% 35% 6% 446
Seldom/never 26% 66% 8% 1,565

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 45% 17% 38% 4,114
Weekly 40% 14% 45% 1,300
Monthly 34% 22% 44% 446
Seldom/never 27% 22% 52% 1,565

Political ideology among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 47% 28% 18% 6% 4,114
Weekly 35% 38% 23% 5% 1,300
Monthly 25% 39% 27% 8% 446
Seldom/never 20% 37% 35% 8% 1,565

Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 60% 33% 3% 4% 4,114
Weekly 59% 36% 2% 3% 1,300
Monthly 56% 38% 3% 3% 446
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 4% 1,565

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 49% 45% 4% 2% 4,114
Weekly 50% 46% 3% 1% 1,300
Monthly 49% 45% 2% 3% 446
Seldom/never 39% 57% 3% 1% 1,565

Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 38% 57% 4% 4,114
Weekly 56% 42% 2% 1,300
Monthly 62% 35% 3% 446
Seldom/never 73% 24% 3% 1,565

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 48% 44% 5% 4% 4,114
Weekly 71% 24% 3% 2% 1,300
Monthly 72% 23% 3% 2% 446
Seldom/never 81% 15% 2% 2% 1,565

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 40% 53% 8% 4,114
Weekly 62% 31% 7% 1,300
Monthly 62% 32% 6% 446
Seldom/never 76% 18% 6% 1,565

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Frequency of prayer 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
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 44% 50% 3% 3% 4,114
Weekly 41% 56% 1% 1% 1,300
Monthly 36% 62% 1% 1% 446
Seldom/never 30% 65% 3% 3% 1,565

Views about human evolution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Midwest who say humans…

Frequency of prayer 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
Sample size = 4,114. 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.
At least daily 14% 29% 3% 48% 5% 4,114
Weekly 33% 32% 4% 28% 4% 1,300
Monthly 41% 26% 5% 24% 4% 446
Seldom/never 69% 13% 4% 11% 2% 1,565