Attendance at religious services among adults in the Northeast

% of adults in the Northeast who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,516. 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 30% 34% 35% 1% 6,516
2007 34% 36% 30% 1% 6,556

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Attendance at religious services among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast who attend religious services…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year 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 37% 39% 23% 1% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 59% 29% 11% < 1% 759
Historically Black Protestant 52% 37% 10% 1% 247
Jewish 25% 51% 25% < 1% 350
Mainline Protestant 28% 45% 26% 1% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 22% 75% < 1% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,991. 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 once a week 15% 29% 29% 27% 1,991
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 34% 28% 15% 2,131
Seldom/never 25% 36% 24% 15% 2,203

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,991. 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 once a week 9% 11% 24% 35% 19% 3% 1,991
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 13% 29% 34% 9% 1% 2,131
Seldom/never 16% 16% 29% 29% 9% 1% 2,203

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 42% 58% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 55% 2,190
Seldom/never 55% 45% 2,237

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,008. 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 once a week 64% 14% 4% 14% 4% 2,008
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 10% 5% 12% 3% 2,154
Seldom/never 77% 7% 3% 10% 4% 2,207

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,007. 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 once a week 21% 15% 64% 2,007
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 14% 69% 2,159
Seldom/never 13% 15% 72% 2,199

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,669. 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 once a week 35% 20% 27% 19% 1,669
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 19% 26% 25% 1,875
Seldom/never 31% 19% 28% 23% 1,949

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,031. 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 once a week 45% 25% 16% 14% 2,031
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 30% 19% 14% 2,179
Seldom/never 40% 28% 19% 13% 2,225

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,033. 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 once a week 53% 5% 11% 10% 21% 2,033
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 7% 11% 6% 28% 2,179
Seldom/never 40% 11% 12% 5% 32% 2,224

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,031. 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 once a week 28% 72% 2,031
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 73% 2,183
Seldom/never 24% 76% 2,234

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,044. 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 once a week 82% 14% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 27% 6% 1% 7% 2% 2,190
Seldom/never 30% 25% 12% 1% 26% 6% 2,237

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 44% 13% 4% < 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 15% 25% 24% 35% 1% 2,237

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 80% 15% 2% 3% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 22% 12% 21% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 25% 10% 6% 57% 1% 2,237

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

% of adults in the Northeast who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 49% 13% 9% 28% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 8% 12% 73% < 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 2,237

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 56% 8% 3% 30% 2% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 11% 6% 51% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 27% 8% 5% 59% 1% 2,237

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 75% 13% 4% 6% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 20% 15% 18% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 38% 15% 12% 33% 2% 2,237

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 51% 16% 10% 21% 2% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 18% 16% 26% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 44% 15% 14% 26% 1% 2,237

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 55% 8% 30% 5% 2% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 12% 55% 11% 3% 2,190
Seldom/never 7% 15% 61% 15% 2% 2,237

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,044. 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 once a week 40% 57% 2% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 71% 1% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 21% 76% 1% 1% 2,237

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 60% 10% 7% 22% 1% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 11% 15% 58% 1% 2,190
Seldom/never 8% 4% 4% 83% < 1% 2,237

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,044. 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 once a week 43% 34% 4% 13% 6% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 30% 1% 40% 8% 2,190
Seldom/never 9% 14% 1% 69% 7% 2,237

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 87% 7% 6% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 20% 7% 2,190
Seldom/never 43% 47% 10% 2,237

Belief in Hell among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 69% 22% 8% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 40% 9% 2,190
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 2,237

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 39% 18% 43% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 16% 53% 2,190
Seldom/never 25% 19% 56% 2,237

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 43% 31% 18% 7% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 39% 27% 6% 2,190
Seldom/never 21% 33% 40% 6% 2,237

Views about size of government among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 50% 43% 3% 4% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 48% 3% 3% 2,190
Seldom/never 47% 45% 3% 4% 2,237

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 43% 50% 4% 3% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 52% 4% 2% 2,190
Seldom/never 38% 57% 4% 2% 2,237

Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 41% 55% 4% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 29% 5% 2,190
Seldom/never 76% 20% 4% 2,237

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 50% 40% 5% 5% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 76% 18% 3% 3% 2,190
Seldom/never 83% 12% 2% 3% 2,237

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 once a week 39% 52% 9% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 25% 9% 2,190
Seldom/never 78% 17% 5% 2,237

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,044. 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 once a week 38% 56% 2% 4% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 62% 2% 2% 2,190
Seldom/never 27% 68% 2% 3% 2,237

Views about human evolution among adults in the Northeast by religious attendance

% of adults in the Northeast who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,044. 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 once a week 16% 29% 3% 47% 6% 2,044
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 25% 5% 27% 3% 2,190
Seldom/never 60% 16% 5% 16% 3% 2,237