Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Southern Baptist Convention

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,845. 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 44% 12% 10% 33% < 1% 1,845
2007 41% 12% 8% 39% < 1% 2,539

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 870. 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 10% 27% 35% 28% 870
Once or twice a month 19% 31% 31% 19% 210
Several times a year 13% 34% 29% 24% 165
Seldom/never 14% 27% 31% 28% 558

Generational cohort among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 870. 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 6% 7% 24% 42% 20% 1% 870
Once or twice a month 10% 15% 24% 37% 12% 1% 210
Several times a year 8% 8% 32% 37% 14% 1% 165
Seldom/never 7% 10% 23% 37% 21% 2% 558

Gender composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 46% 54% 888
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 213
Several times a year 50% 50% 168
Seldom/never 54% 46% 564

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 6% 1% 4% 4% 879
Once or twice a month 82% 9% < 1% 4% 4% 211
Several times a year 87% 4% < 1% 3% 6% 167
Seldom/never 85% 6% < 1% 3% 6% 560

Immigrant status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 885. 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 3% 2% 96% 885
Once or twice a month 2% 1% 97% 209
Several times a year 2% 5% 93% 165
Seldom/never 2% 2% 96% 558

Income distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 766. 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 27% 21% 35% 17% 766
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 26% 18% 189
Several times a year 26% 25% 32% 17% 150
Seldom/never 38% 23% 26% 12% 501

Educational distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 882. 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% 35% 17% 7% 882
Once or twice a month 43% 38% 15% 4% 211
Several times a year 47% 39% 8% 6% 167
Seldom/never 55% 32% 9% 4% 561

Marital status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 887. 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 70% 2% 10% 9% 9% 887
Once or twice a month 59% 1% 13% 7% 19% 213
Several times a year 53% 4% 15% 12% 16% 168
Seldom/never 49% 5% 18% 12% 15% 563

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 885. 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 26% 74% 885
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 212
Several times a year 24% 76% 168
Seldom/never 24% 76% 563

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 888. 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 96% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 888
Once or twice a month 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 213
Several times a year 93% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 168
Seldom/never 77% 18% 3% 1% 1% 1% 564

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 888
Once or twice a month 84% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 213
Several times a year 80% 17% 1% < 1% 2% 168
Seldom/never 59% 36% 3% 1% 1% 564

Attendance at religious services among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 92% 6% 1% < 1% 888
Once or twice a month 47% 46% 5% 1% 213
Several times a year 37% 55% 7% 1% 168
Seldom/never 19% 48% 33% 1% 564

Frequency of prayer among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 95% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 888
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 2% 1% 2% 213
Several times a year 78% 15% 3% 4% 1% 168
Seldom/never 62% 19% 6% 11% 1% 564

Frequency of meditation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 62% 4% 1% 31% 2% 888
Once or twice a month 40% 10% 5% 43% 3% 213
Several times a year 39% 8% 4% 46% 2% 168
Seldom/never 31% 6% 3% 59% 2% 564

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 91% 5% 2% 1% 1% 888
Once or twice a month 76% 16% 5% 3% < 1% 213
Several times a year 75% 14% 4% 5% 2% 168
Seldom/never 59% 16% 9% 15% 1% 564

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 15% 9% 24% 2% 888
Once or twice a month 33% 23% 16% 27% 1% 213
Several times a year 35% 15% 15% 33% 2% 168
Seldom/never 39% 13% 14% 33% 1% 564

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 79% 3% 16% 1% 1% 888
Once or twice a month 62% 2% 30% 2% 4% 213
Several times a year 51% 4% 38% 4% 3% 168
Seldom/never 37% 7% 52% 3% 1% 564

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 888. 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% 35% 2% 1% 888
Once or twice a month 51% 48% 1% < 1% 213
Several times a year 42% 58% < 1% < 1% 168
Seldom/never 39% 58% 2% 1% 564

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 90% 5% 1% 3% 1% 888
Once or twice a month 67% 21% 6% 6% < 1% 213
Several times a year 56% 20% 16% 7% 1% 168
Seldom/never 28% 15% 12% 45% < 1% 564

Interpreting scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 888. 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 76% 16% 3% 2% 2% 888
Once or twice a month 62% 27% 4% 4% 3% 213
Several times a year 55% 27% 6% 6% 6% 168
Seldom/never 43% 32% 3% 17% 5% 564

Belief in Heaven among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 5% 9% 888
Once or twice a month 93% 3% 4% 213
Several times a year 88% 3% 9% 168
Seldom/never 90% 6% 5% 564

Belief in Hell among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 5% 7% 888
Once or twice a month 91% 5% 4% 213
Several times a year 85% 9% 5% 168
Seldom/never 82% 12% 7% 564

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 8% 21% 888
Once or twice a month 69% 7% 24% 213
Several times a year 61% 12% 28% 168
Seldom/never 55% 13% 32% 564

Political ideology among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 73% 17% 7% 2% 888
Once or twice a month 64% 25% 7% 5% 213
Several times a year 64% 24% 6% 6% 168
Seldom/never 51% 29% 15% 5% 564

Views about size of government among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 20% 2% 3% 888
Once or twice a month 74% 24% 1% 1% 213
Several times a year 67% 28% 1% 3% 168
Seldom/never 60% 32% 3% 4% 564

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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 67% 30% 2% 1% 888
Once or twice a month 64% 30% 5% 1% 213
Several times a year 62% 32% 3% 3% 168
Seldom/never 56% 40% 2% 3% 564

Views about abortion among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 77% 3% 888
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 2% 213
Several times a year 34% 62% 4% 168
Seldom/never 45% 50% 5% 564

Views about homosexuality among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 76% 3% 2% 888
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 3% 2% 213
Several times a year 33% 56% 6% 5% 168
Seldom/never 45% 46% 6% 3% 564

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 888. 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% 83% 5% 888
Once or twice a month 24% 69% 7% 213
Several times a year 29% 65% 7% 168
Seldom/never 33% 58% 9% 564

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 888. 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% 41% 3% 3% 888
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 3% 1% 213
Several times a year 52% 45% 1% 2% 168
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 4% 564

Views about human evolution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 888. 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 6% 16% 2% 70% 5% 888
Once or twice a month 10% 28% 2% 57% 3% 213
Several times a year 11% 26% < 1% 60% 3% 168
Seldom/never 22% 30% 3% 41% 4% 564