Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 1,180. 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 41% 15% 10% 33% 1% 1,180
2007 43% 13% 8% 35% 1% 1,278

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 31% 37% 23% 496
Once or twice a month 23% 37% 28% 13% 170
Several times a year 31% 32% 27% 10% 119
Seldom/never 25% 35% 29% 11% 358

Generational cohort among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 496. 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% 6% 28% 44% 14% 2% 496
Once or twice a month 15% 11% 34% 33% 7% 1% 170
Several times a year 22% 16% 25% 28% 8% 1% 119
Seldom/never 14% 17% 29% 32% 6% 1% 358

Gender composition among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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 32% 68% 509
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 173
Several times a year 48% 52% 120
Seldom/never 43% 57% 363

Racial and ethnic composition among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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 < 1% 99% < 1% < 1% < 1% 509
Once or twice a month < 1% 98% < 1% 2% < 1% 173
Several times a year < 1% 97% < 1% 3% < 1% 120
Seldom/never < 1% 97% < 1% 3% < 1% 363

Immigrant status among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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 4% 1% 95% 496
Once or twice a month 3% 2% 94% 172
Several times a year 2% 3% 95% 119
Seldom/never 3% 4% 93% 352

Income distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 451. 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% 20% 18% 5% 451
Once or twice a month 56% 19% 16% 9% 156
Several times a year 59% 19% 15% 8% 113
Seldom/never 51% 25% 15% 9% 324

Educational distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 505. 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 59% 26% 10% 4% 505
Once or twice a month 52% 33% 9% 7% 173
Several times a year 52% 34% 9% 4% 120
Seldom/never 56% 31% 9% 4% 361

Marital status among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 507. 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 32% 4% 22% 13% 28% 507
Once or twice a month 28% 5% 19% 7% 41% 173
Several times a year 21% 10% 10% 6% 53% 120
Seldom/never 26% 9% 18% 8% 40% 362

Parent of children under 18 among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 507. 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 23% 77% 507
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 172
Several times a year 27% 73% 120
Seldom/never 32% 68% 362

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 509
Once or twice a month 92% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 173
Several times a year 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 80% 16% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 363

Importance of religion in one's life among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 97% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 509
Once or twice a month 89% 11% < 1% < 1% < 1% 173
Several times a year 81% 19% < 1% < 1% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 71% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 363

Attendance at religious services among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 16% 3% < 1% 509
Once or twice a month 43% 51% 5% < 1% 173
Several times a year 22% 71% 7% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 19% 57% 23% 1% 363

Frequency of prayer among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 8% 1% 1% 1% 509
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 5% 1% < 1% 173
Several times a year 69% 20% 7% 3% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 69% 15% 7% 9% < 1% 363

Frequency of meditation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 2% 17% 3% 509
Once or twice a month 51% 15% 4% 27% 2% 173
Several times a year 33% 12% 12% 42% 1% 120
Seldom/never 35% 8% 3% 52% 1% 363

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 6% 3% 3% 1% 509
Once or twice a month 71% 18% 6% 5% < 1% 173
Several times a year 64% 15% 12% 8% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 54% 16% 12% 16% 2% 363

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 13% 7% 27% 1% 509
Once or twice a month 36% 24% 18% 21% 1% 173
Several times a year 37% 13% 20% 31% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 32% 15% 12% 41% 1% 363

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 33% 3% 3% 509
Once or twice a month 47% 3% 45% 5% < 1% 173
Several times a year 36% 7% 50% 6% 1% 120
Seldom/never 31% 7% 55% 5% 2% 363

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 68% < 1% < 1% 509
Once or twice a month 22% 78% < 1% < 1% 173
Several times a year 26% 73% 1% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 21% 76% 2% 1% 363

Frequency of reading scripture among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 6% 1% 7% 1% 509
Once or twice a month 58% 27% 9% 4% 2% 173
Several times a year 41% 12% 30% 16% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 29% 20% 10% 41% < 1% 363

Interpreting scripture among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 15% 2% 3% 5% 509
Once or twice a month 62% 23% 4% 6% 5% 173
Several times a year 55% 25% < 1% 14% 6% 120
Seldom/never 43% 28% 2% 18% 9% 363

Belief in Heaven among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 94% 4% 2% 509
Once or twice a month 97% 1% 2% 173
Several times a year 96% 2% 2% 120
Seldom/never 89% 7% 5% 363

Belief in Hell among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 11% 4% 509
Once or twice a month 90% 8% 3% 173
Several times a year 79% 18% 3% 120
Seldom/never 69% 20% 12% 363

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 7% 8% 85% 509
Once or twice a month 15% 7% 78% 173
Several times a year 12% 3% 86% 120
Seldom/never 8% 8% 85% 363

Political ideology among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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% 34% 23% 6% 509
Once or twice a month 37% 35% 25% 3% 173
Several times a year 42% 31% 27% 1% 120
Seldom/never 28% 36% 29% 7% 363

Views about size of government among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 2% 3% 509
Once or twice a month 20% 77% 1% 2% 173
Several times a year 24% 73% 3% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 24% 70% 2% 5% 363

Views about government aid to the poor among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 73% 3% 2% 509
Once or twice a month 24% 72% 4% < 1% 173
Several times a year 29% 68% 2% 1% 120
Seldom/never 30% 64% 5% 2% 363

Views about abortion among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 44% 6% 509
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 5% 173
Several times a year 67% 30% 4% 120
Seldom/never 61% 33% 6% 363

Views about homosexuality among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 47% 5% 3% 509
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 4% 1% 173
Several times a year 59% 32% 5% 3% 120
Seldom/never 66% 25% 5% 4% 363

Views about same-sex marriage among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 32% 61% 7% 509
Once or twice a month 42% 48% 10% 173
Several times a year 44% 48% 8% 120
Seldom/never 56% 33% 11% 363

Views about environmental regulation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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% 57% 2% 5% 509
Once or twice a month 34% 65% 1% < 1% 173
Several times a year 40% 57% 2% 2% 120
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 3% 363

Views about human evolution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 509. 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 13% 25% 3% 51% 8% 509
Once or twice a month 18% 35% 1% 42% 3% 173
Several times a year 21% 38% 2% 35% 4% 120
Seldom/never 20% 34% 4% 37% 5% 363