Frequency of prayer among members of the United Methodist Church

% of members of the United Methodist Church who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,637. 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 62% 21% 6% 9% 1% 1,637
2007 59% 24% 6% 9% 1% 2,239

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 7% 28% 32% 34% 1,008
Weekly 11% 30% 30% 28% 331
Seldom/never 14% 30% 28% 28% 161

Generational cohort among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 4% 6% 24% 39% 25% 3% 1,008
Weekly 7% 9% 25% 37% 18% 3% 331
Seldom/never 11% 7% 26% 38% 18% 1% 161

Gender composition among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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 34% 66% 1,019
Weekly 52% 48% 337
Seldom/never 71% 29% 163

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,015. 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 92% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1,015
Weekly 98% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 336
Seldom/never 94% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 162

Immigrant status among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,015. 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 5% 4% 91% 1,015
Weekly 2% 5% 93% 336
Seldom/never 5% 7% 88% 162

Income distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 873. 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% 21% 31% 21% 873
Weekly 17% 20% 31% 32% 304
Seldom/never 9% 19% 31% 41% 149

Educational distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,016. 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 35% 31% 21% 14% 1,016
Weekly 26% 32% 27% 15% 336
Seldom/never 36% 21% 29% 15% 162

Marital status among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,015. 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 63% 4% 12% 13% 8% 1,015
Weekly 57% 3% 14% 11% 14% 336
Seldom/never 67% 5% 8% 7% 13% 163

Parent of children under 18 among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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 24% 76% 1,019
Weekly 24% 76% 335
Seldom/never 25% 75% 163

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,019
Weekly 61% 33% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 337
Seldom/never 21% 49% 22% 1% 5% 2% 163

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 79% 19% 1% 1% 1% 1,019
Weekly 44% 51% 4% < 1% < 1% 337
Seldom/never 10% 42% 36% 13% < 1% 163

Attendance at religious services among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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% 30% 11% < 1% 1,019
Weekly 28% 55% 16% < 1% 337
Seldom/never 10% 43% 47% < 1% 163

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 35% 14% 12% 39% < 1% 1,019
Weekly 11% 9% 14% 66% < 1% 337
Seldom/never 3% 1% 4% 92% < 1% 163

Frequency of meditation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 7% 5% 33% 2% 1,019
Weekly 24% 15% 5% 56% < 1% 337
Seldom/never 12% 7% 5% 75% < 1% 163

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 77% 12% 6% 4% 1% 1,019
Weekly 44% 26% 17% 10% 3% 337
Seldom/never 25% 23% 18% 33% < 1% 163

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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% 15% 15% 23% 1% 1,019
Weekly 34% 23% 18% 24% 2% 337
Seldom/never 29% 11% 23% 38% < 1% 163

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 7% 38% 4% 3% 1,019
Weekly 24% 9% 58% 7% 2% 337
Seldom/never 9% 9% 68% 11% 2% 163

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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% 60% 1% < 1% 1,019
Weekly 36% 62% 1% 1% 337
Seldom/never 33% 67% < 1% < 1% 163

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 56% 14% 9% 21% 1% 1,019
Weekly 17% 17% 18% 48% < 1% 337
Seldom/never 2% 5% 4% 89% < 1% 163

Interpreting scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 35% 42% 3% 12% 8% 1,019
Weekly 20% 45% 1% 25% 8% 337
Seldom/never 5% 35% < 1% 51% 8% 163

Belief in Heaven among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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 90% 5% 5% 1,019
Weekly 85% 6% 8% 337
Seldom/never 65% 27% 8% 163

Belief in Hell among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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 69% 22% 10% 1,019
Weekly 62% 27% 11% 337
Seldom/never 46% 48% 6% 163

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 12% 35% 1,019
Weekly 57% 9% 33% 337
Seldom/never 50% 6% 44% 163

Political ideology among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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% 35% 14% 3% 1,019
Weekly 40% 46% 13% 1% 337
Seldom/never 36% 40% 22% 3% 163

Views about size of government among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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% 27% 4% 4% 1,019
Weekly 73% 24% 1% 3% 337
Seldom/never 63% 34% < 1% 2% 163

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 41% 3% 1% 1,019
Weekly 59% 37% 3% 1% 337
Seldom/never 50% 48% < 1% 2% 163

Views about abortion among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 42% 4% 1,019
Weekly 60% 36% 4% 337
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 163

Views about homosexuality among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. 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 56% 36% 5% 3% 1,019
Weekly 67% 29% 3% 1% 337
Seldom/never 68% 26% 3% 3% 163

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 44% 47% 9% 1,019
Weekly 58% 35% 8% 337
Seldom/never 59% 38% 3% 163

Views about environmental regulation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. 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 42% 53% 2% 2% 1,019
Weekly 44% 52% 2% 2% 337
Seldom/never 38% 59% < 1% 2% 163

Views about human evolution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of prayer

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,019. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 15% 34% 4% 41% 6% 1,019
Weekly 25% 39% 4% 27% 5% 337
Seldom/never 59% 16% 5% 18% 2% 163