Attendance at religious services among adults in the West

% of adults in the West 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 = 8,498. 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 32% 33% 35% < 1% 8,498
2007 34% 32% 34% 1% 7,279

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 113. 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.
Buddhist 18% 52% 30% < 1% 113
Catholic 38% 43% 19% < 1% 1,660
Evangelical Protestant 56% 31% 12% < 1% 1,819
Historically Black Protestant 43% 42% 15% < 1% 143
Jewish 13% 45% 42% < 1% 181
Mainline Protestant 26% 44% 29% 1% 1,141
Mormon 81% 12% 6% < 1% 480
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 23% 74% < 1% 2,388

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,701. 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 19% 34% 26% 21% 2,701
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 37% 25% 12% 2,549
Seldom/never 24% 34% 25% 17% 3,044

Generational cohort among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,701. 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 12% 11% 29% 32% 14% 1% 2,701
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 16% 30% 29% 7% < 1% 2,549
Seldom/never 13% 18% 27% 30% 11% 1% 3,044

Gender composition among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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% 59% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 51% 2,597
Seldom/never 57% 43% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,724. 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% 5% 6% 32% 5% 2,724
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 5% 11% 29% 4% 2,566
Seldom/never 66% 3% 9% 17% 5% 3,034

Immigrant status among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,725. 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% 12% 60% 2,725
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 15% 59% 2,563
Seldom/never 16% 14% 70% 3,059

Income distribution among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,375. 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 37% 20% 27% 16% 2,375
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 20% 24% 23% 2,334
Seldom/never 32% 21% 25% 22% 2,741

Educational distribution among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,751. 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% 32% 17% 10% 2,751
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 35% 16% 11% 2,582
Seldom/never 36% 34% 19% 11% 3,075

Marital status among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,750. 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 57% 5% 11% 7% 20% 2,750
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 10% 13% 4% 27% 2,587
Seldom/never 41% 12% 14% 5% 28% 3,078

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

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,750. 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 33% 67% 2,750
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 68% 2,586
Seldom/never 22% 78% 3,084

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 28% 9% 1% 5% 2% 2,597
Seldom/never 32% 24% 11% 1% 28% 5% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 88% 10% 1% 1% 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 42% 13% 4% < 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 16% 23% 25% 35% 1% 3,094

Frequency of prayer among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 84% 11% 1% 3% 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 21% 10% 20% < 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 22% 12% 7% 59% 1% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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% 14% 7% 19% 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 8% 12% 16% 64% < 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 3% 2% 1% 94% < 1% 3,094

Frequency of meditation among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 61% 7% 2% 27% 3% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 12% 6% 46% 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 29% 10% 4% 57% 1% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 81% 10% 5% 4% 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 20% 14% 14% 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 42% 15% 11% 30% 1% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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% 15% 10% 18% 2% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 15% 16% 22% 2% 2,597
Seldom/never 46% 17% 13% 23% 1% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 61% 6% 26% 4% 3% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 23% 13% 50% 12% 2% 2,597
Seldom/never 8% 18% 55% 16% 3% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 47% 49% 2% 2% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 69% 1% 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 22% 75% 2% 1% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 71% 9% 5% 14% 1% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 15% 14% 51% 1% 2,597
Seldom/never 8% 4% 6% 82% < 1% 3,094

Interpreting scripture among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 47% 35% 4% 10% 5% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 29% 2% 38% 10% 2,597
Seldom/never 9% 13% 1% 68% 9% 3,094

Belief in Heaven among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 85% 9% 7% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 72% 21% 7% 2,597
Seldom/never 41% 49% 10% 3,094

Belief in Hell among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 68% 24% 8% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 38% 8% 2,597
Seldom/never 30% 61% 9% 3,094

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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% 21% 34% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 18% 48% 2,597
Seldom/never 26% 21% 53% 3,094

Political ideology among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 48% 29% 16% 6% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 38% 27% 5% 2,597
Seldom/never 20% 35% 39% 7% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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% 40% 3% 3% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 2,597
Seldom/never 49% 44% 4% 4% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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% 45% 4% 2% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 54% 3% 2% 2,597
Seldom/never 35% 59% 4% 2% 3,094

Views about abortion among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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 31% 65% 4% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 34% 4% 2,597
Seldom/never 75% 20% 5% 3,094

Views about homosexuality among adults in the West by religious attendance

% of adults in the West who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 44% 48% 4% 4% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 73% 20% 4% 3% 2,597
Seldom/never 82% 12% 3% 3% 3,094

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

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

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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 33% 60% 7% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 65% 27% 7% 2,597
Seldom/never 78% 16% 6% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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% 49% 3% 4% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 59% 2% 3% 2,597
Seldom/never 29% 65% 2% 3% 3,094

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

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,763. 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% 26% 3% 50% 6% 2,763
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 28% 5% 27% 3% 2,597
Seldom/never 60% 16% 5% 16% 3% 3,094