Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,746. 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 60% 21% 7% 11% 1% 1,746
2007 58% 24% 7% 10% 1% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,041. 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% 31% 34% 1,041
Weekly 12% 30% 30% 29% 352
Monthly 15% 34% 23% 28% 105
Seldom/never 15% 29% 26% 30% 200

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,041. 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% 38% 25% 3% 1,041
Weekly 7% 9% 25% 36% 19% 3% 352
Monthly 6% 16% 27% 32% 18% 1% 105
Seldom/never 12% 6% 25% 36% 19% 2% 200

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 50% 50% 359
Monthly 69% 31% 107
Seldom/never 72% 28% 202

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,050. 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% 1,050
Weekly 97% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 357
Monthly 98% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 107
Seldom/never 95% 1% 2% 1% 2% 200

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,050. 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% 1,050
Weekly 2% 5% 93% 358
Monthly 2% 2% 96% 106
Seldom/never 4% 6% 90% 201

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 901. 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 28% 21% 30% 21% 901
Weekly 20% 19% 31% 30% 323
Seldom/never 13% 20% 29% 37% 180

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,052. 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% 20% 13% 1,052
Weekly 28% 31% 26% 15% 358
Monthly 32% 37% 15% 16% 106
Seldom/never 40% 22% 25% 13% 200

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,050. 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 62% 4% 13% 13% 8% 1,050
Weekly 57% 3% 15% 12% 13% 358
Monthly 55% 10% 14% 8% 13% 107
Seldom/never 63% 6% 8% 6% 18% 202

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 24% 76% 357
Monthly 25% 75% 107
Seldom/never 23% 77% 202

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 84% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,055
Weekly 61% 34% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 359
Monthly 39% 48% 11% < 1% 1% 1% 107
Seldom/never 21% 49% 19% 1% 7% 3% 202

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 42% 53% 4% < 1% < 1% 359
Monthly 15% 57% 28% < 1% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 8% 49% 32% 11% < 1% 202

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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 57% 31% 12% < 1% 1,055
Weekly 27% 54% 19% < 1% 359
Monthly 5% 65% 30% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 8% 43% 49% < 1% 202

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 13% 12% 40% < 1% 1,055
Weekly 11% 9% 13% 67% < 1% 359
Monthly 2% 7% 5% 86% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 2% 1% 5% 92% < 1% 202

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 53% 7% 5% 33% 2% 1,055
Weekly 25% 15% 5% 55% 1% 359
Monthly 6% 25% 7% 62% 1% 107
Seldom/never 12% 7% 5% 76% 1% 202

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 44% 27% 16% 10% 2% 359
Monthly 25% 30% 19% 26% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 23% 23% 20% 33% 1% 202

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 32% 23% 17% 25% 3% 359
Monthly 29% 19% 21% 30% 1% 107
Seldom/never 29% 9% 22% 39% < 1% 202

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 7% 39% 3% 3% 1,055
Weekly 23% 9% 60% 6% 2% 359
Monthly 13% 17% 64% 6% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 8% 11% 70% 10% 2% 202

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 36% 62% 1% 1% 359
Monthly 33% 66% < 1% 1% 107
Seldom/never 28% 71% 1% < 1% 202

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 55% 14% 9% 22% 1% 1,055
Weekly 17% 16% 18% 48% 2% 359
Monthly 3% 8% 14% 75% < 1% 107
Seldom/never 2% 5% 5% 88% < 1% 202

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 41% 4% 13% 8% 1,055
Weekly 21% 44% 1% 25% 8% 359
Monthly 12% 43% 1% 43% 1% 107
Seldom/never 7% 32% < 1% 53% 8% 202

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 86% 6% 8% 359
Monthly 76% 16% 8% 107
Seldom/never 64% 27% 9% 202

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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 68% 22% 10% 1,055
Weekly 63% 26% 11% 359
Monthly 56% 33% 10% 107
Seldom/never 43% 51% 6% 202

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 34% 1,055
Weekly 55% 10% 34% 359
Monthly 50% 10% 40% 107
Seldom/never 49% 8% 44% 202

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 35% 14% 3% 1,055
Weekly 39% 46% 12% 2% 359
Monthly 42% 39% 16% 4% 107
Seldom/never 37% 41% 20% 2% 202

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 72% 24% 1% 3% 359
Monthly 69% 30% < 1% 1% 107
Seldom/never 65% 32% 1% 3% 202

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 56% 39% 3% 2% 359
Monthly 52% 45% 2% 1% 107
Seldom/never 48% 48% 1% 3% 202

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 53% 42% 4% 1,055
Weekly 61% 35% 4% 359
Monthly 61% 37% 2% 107
Seldom/never 80% 16% 4% 202

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 35% 5% 4% 1,055
Weekly 67% 29% 3% 2% 359
Monthly 70% 21% 5% 4% 107
Seldom/never 68% 24% 4% 3% 202

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 57% 35% 8% 359
Monthly 56% 39% 5% 107
Seldom/never 56% 38% 5% 202

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 1,055
Weekly 45% 51% 2% 2% 359
Monthly 44% 50% 3% 4% 107
Seldom/never 39% 58% < 1% 3% 202

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of prayer

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,055. 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% 5% 40% 6% 1,055
Weekly 26% 38% 4% 26% 5% 359
Monthly 29% 42% 2% 25% 2% 107
Seldom/never 59% 16% 4% 17% 3% 202