Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 48% 16% 7% 29% 1% 6,516
2007 50% 18% 7% 24% 2% 6,556

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Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast 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 54% 21% 8% 15% 1% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 78% 13% 3% 5% < 1% 759
Historically Black Protestant 83% 9% 5% 4% < 1% 247
Jewish 33% 14% 7% 44% 1% 350
Mainline Protestant 49% 22% 9% 19% 1% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 9% 6% 67% 1% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,012. 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 13% 33% 31% 23% 3,012
Weekly 21% 35% 28% 16% 979
Monthly 31% 34% 24% 12% 414
Seldom/never 32% 33% 21% 14% 1,886

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,012. 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% 11% 28% 37% 15% 2% 3,012
Weekly 13% 13% 29% 34% 10% 1% 979
Monthly 23% 16% 26% 28% 7% 1% 414
Seldom/never 22% 18% 26% 25% 8% 1% 1,886

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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 39% 61% 3,092
Weekly 47% 53% 1,001
Monthly 52% 48% 420
Seldom/never 62% 38% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,037. 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 64% 15% 3% 14% 4% 3,037
Weekly 75% 6% 4% 13% 3% 985
Monthly 69% 9% 7% 12% 3% 419
Seldom/never 79% 5% 4% 8% 3% 1,893

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,042. 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 20% 14% 66% 3,042
Weekly 16% 14% 70% 984
Monthly 15% 13% 73% 413
Seldom/never 13% 16% 71% 1,892

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 2,563. 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% 19% 27% 16% 2,563
Weekly 29% 20% 24% 27% 850
Monthly 30% 17% 23% 29% 374
Seldom/never 23% 18% 30% 29% 1,684

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,078. 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 46% 27% 16% 12% 3,078
Weekly 39% 31% 17% 13% 992
Monthly 35% 31% 20% 14% 418
Seldom/never 33% 26% 24% 17% 1,912

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,075. 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% 6% 13% 10% 22% 3,075
Weekly 50% 6% 13% 5% 26% 995
Monthly 44% 13% 7% 4% 33% 419
Seldom/never 41% 10% 8% 4% 37% 1,911

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,081. 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 27% 73% 3,081
Weekly 30% 70% 997
Monthly 24% 76% 419
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,917

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 80% 15% 2% 1% 1% 1% 3,092
Weekly 60% 32% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 1,001
Monthly 36% 44% 11% 1% 4% 3% 420
Seldom/never 14% 25% 14% 1% 39% 7% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 19% 4% 2% 1% 3,092
Weekly 41% 47% 8% 4% 1% 1,001
Monthly 17% 57% 18% 7% < 1% 420
Seldom/never 5% 23% 31% 41% 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 50% 32% 18% < 1% 3,092
Weekly 28% 48% 23% 1% 1,001
Monthly 7% 61% 32% 1% 420
Seldom/never 3% 26% 71% < 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 32% 10% 9% 47% 1% 3,092
Weekly 10% 9% 9% 72% < 1% 1,001
Monthly 2% 5% 11% 81% < 1% 420
Seldom/never 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 8% 3% 32% 2% 3,092
Weekly 31% 10% 6% 52% 1% 1,001
Monthly 15% 19% 10% 55% 1% 420
Seldom/never 16% 8% 6% 69% 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 72% 13% 6% 7% 1% 3,092
Weekly 45% 21% 16% 16% 1% 1,001
Monthly 27% 24% 20% 28% 1% 420
Seldom/never 29% 16% 12% 41% 2% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 15% 10% 21% 2% 3,092
Weekly 36% 20% 17% 27% 1% 1,001
Monthly 31% 17% 24% 28% < 1% 420
Seldom/never 39% 17% 15% 29% 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 43% 8% 41% 6% 3% 3,092
Weekly 19% 15% 53% 10% 2% 1,001
Monthly 9% 11% 68% 10% 2% 420
Seldom/never 3% 16% 59% 20% 2% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 61% 2% 2% 3,092
Weekly 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,001
Monthly 28% 71% 1% < 1% 420
Seldom/never 19% 80% 1% 1% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 11% 8% 31% 1% 3,092
Weekly 12% 12% 14% 61% < 1% 1,001
Monthly 2% 6% 17% 75% < 1% 420
Seldom/never 2% 2% 5% 90% < 1% 1,922

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 37% 32% 4% 20% 7% 3,092
Weekly 19% 33% 1% 38% 9% 1,001
Monthly 13% 26% 2% 52% 7% 420
Seldom/never 4% 11% < 1% 79% 6% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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 84% 9% 7% 3,092
Weekly 77% 16% 7% 1,001
Monthly 72% 21% 7% 420
Seldom/never 30% 60% 9% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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 65% 26% 9% 3,092
Weekly 55% 37% 8% 1,001
Monthly 46% 45% 9% 420
Seldom/never 22% 70% 9% 1,922

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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% 18% 46% 3,092
Weekly 34% 18% 48% 1,001
Monthly 27% 18% 54% 420
Seldom/never 23% 18% 59% 1,922

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by frequency of prayer

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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% 33% 20% 7% 3,092
Weekly 29% 37% 28% 5% 1,001
Monthly 24% 42% 28% 7% 420
Seldom/never 16% 35% 43% 5% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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% 45% 3% 4% 3,092
Weekly 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,001
Monthly 44% 50% 3% 4% 420
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 4% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 43% 50% 4% 2% 3,092
Weekly 41% 53% 4% 2% 1,001
Monthly 42% 55% 3% 1% 420
Seldom/never 37% 58% 3% 2% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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% 5% 3,092
Weekly 62% 34% 4% 1,001
Monthly 73% 25% 3% 420
Seldom/never 81% 16% 3% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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 58% 33% 4% 5% 3,092
Weekly 75% 19% 3% 3% 1,001
Monthly 78% 16% 3% 3% 420
Seldom/never 87% 9% 2% 1% 1,922

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

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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% 43% 9% 3,092
Weekly 63% 30% 7% 1,001
Monthly 72% 22% 6% 420
Seldom/never 83% 12% 5% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 37% 57% 2% 4% 3,092
Weekly 34% 63% 1% 1% 1,001
Monthly 30% 67% 2% 2% 420
Seldom/never 27% 69% 2% 3% 1,922

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,092. 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 21% 28% 4% 42% 5% 3,092
Weekly 33% 30% 4% 29% 3% 1,001
Monthly 45% 27% 5% 21% 2% 420
Seldom/never 73% 10% 4% 9% 2% 1,922