Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 1,604. 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 46% 15% 10% 28% 1% 1,604
2007 45% 15% 10% 29% < 1% 1,177

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 757. 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 20% 36% 32% 11% 757
Once or twice a month 27% 50% 18% 5% 209
Several times a year 27% 40% 24% 9% 161
Seldom/never 18% 44% 28% 10% 440

Generational cohort among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 757. 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% 14% 29% 35% 8% < 1% 757
Once or twice a month 13% 24% 40% 18% 5% < 1% 209
Several times a year 13% 20% 34% 26% 7% < 1% 161
Seldom/never 11% 19% 32% 32% 5% < 1% 440

Gender composition among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 56% 774
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 214
Several times a year 40% 60% 163
Seldom/never 45% 55% 445

Racial and ethnic composition among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 762. 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% 10% 2% 11% 5% 762
Once or twice a month 68% 10% 3% 15% 5% 209
Several times a year 72% 6% 4% 9% 9% 162
Seldom/never 73% 7% 3% 11% 7% 442

Immigrant status among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 766. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 11% 83% 766
Once or twice a month 9% 8% 84% 213
Several times a year 7% 3% 91% 161
Seldom/never 7% 8% 85% 438

Income distribution among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 690. 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 25% 21% 35% 19% 690
Once or twice a month 23% 21% 34% 22% 194
Several times a year 29% 24% 27% 19% 152
Seldom/never 28% 23% 31% 18% 394

Educational distribution among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 772. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 39% 21% 12% 772
Once or twice a month 33% 38% 19% 9% 213
Several times a year 27% 41% 23% 9% 162
Seldom/never 31% 43% 18% 8% 445

Marital status among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 772. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 2% 14% 4% 19% 772
Once or twice a month 53% 5% 14% 4% 25% 214
Several times a year 55% 4% 13% 4% 25% 163
Seldom/never 48% 8% 17% 4% 23% 445

Parent of children under 18 among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 766. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 63% 766
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 213
Several times a year 42% 58% 162
Seldom/never 35% 65% 445

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 774
Once or twice a month 90% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 214
Several times a year 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 83% 15% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 445

Importance of religion in one's life among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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% 3% 1% 1% 1% 774
Once or twice a month 84% 15% < 1% 1% 1% 214
Several times a year 80% 15% 2% < 1% 3% 163
Seldom/never 60% 33% 4% 3% < 1% 445

Attendance at religious services among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 6% 3% < 1% 774
Once or twice a month 68% 29% 3% < 1% 214
Several times a year 50% 47% 3% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 24% 51% 24% < 1% 445

Frequency of prayer among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 774
Once or twice a month 82% 13% 2% 2% 1% 214
Several times a year 81% 14% 2% 3% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 65% 23% 6% 6% < 1% 445

Frequency of meditation among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 64% 5% 2% 26% 2% 774
Once or twice a month 43% 5% 7% 44% 1% 214
Several times a year 43% 12% 8% 36% 1% 163
Seldom/never 39% 10% 5% 45% 2% 445

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 89% 6% 3% 1% < 1% 774
Once or twice a month 70% 19% 6% 4% < 1% 214
Several times a year 73% 15% 9% 4% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 66% 15% 9% 10% 1% 445

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 56% 16% 10% 17% 2% 774
Once or twice a month 49% 18% 8% 26% < 1% 214
Several times a year 51% 19% 15% 15% 1% 163
Seldom/never 46% 17% 12% 23% 1% 445

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 2% 12% < 1% 2% 774
Once or twice a month 61% 4% 30% 2% 4% 214
Several times a year 64% 6% 23% 4% 4% 163
Seldom/never 46% 11% 38% 3% 2% 445

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 31% 1% < 1% 774
Once or twice a month 56% 42% 1% 1% 214
Several times a year 54% 45% 2% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 43% 54% 1% 1% 445

Frequency of reading scripture among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 5% 1% 3% 1% 774
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 2% 4% < 1% 214
Several times a year 59% 19% 14% 7% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 41% 14% 13% 31% 1% 445

Interpreting scripture among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 63% 26% 7% 1% 3% 774
Once or twice a month 52% 37% 3% 6% 2% 214
Several times a year 41% 42% 7% 3% 7% 163
Seldom/never 31% 47% 4% 13% 6% 445

Belief in Heaven among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 8% 9% 774
Once or twice a month 87% 5% 8% 214
Several times a year 83% 4% 12% 163
Seldom/never 87% 8% 5% 445

Belief in Hell among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 7% 9% 774
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 6% 214
Several times a year 82% 8% 11% 163
Seldom/never 73% 16% 11% 445

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 63% 15% 22% 774
Once or twice a month 56% 15% 29% 214
Several times a year 63% 13% 23% 163
Seldom/never 58% 16% 26% 445

Political ideology among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 774. 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 66% 22% 7% 5% 774
Once or twice a month 53% 30% 12% 4% 214
Several times a year 54% 33% 9% 5% 163
Seldom/never 40% 38% 17% 5% 445

Views about size of government among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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% 18% 4% 3% 774
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 3% 3% 214
Several times a year 62% 28% 4% 5% 163
Seldom/never 66% 27% 3% 3% 445

Views about government aid to the poor among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 30% 6% 2% 774
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 4% 2% 214
Several times a year 59% 34% 4% 2% 163
Seldom/never 56% 39% 4% 1% 445

Views about abortion among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 18% 79% 3% 774
Once or twice a month 31% 68% 1% 214
Several times a year 34% 64% 2% 163
Seldom/never 42% 53% 5% 445

Views about homosexuality among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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% 68% 5% 4% 774
Once or twice a month 46% 47% 4% 3% 214
Several times a year 47% 41% 9% 3% 163
Seldom/never 57% 36% 3% 4% 445

Views about same-sex marriage among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 17% 77% 6% 774
Once or twice a month 37% 57% 6% 214
Several times a year 34% 54% 12% 163
Seldom/never 46% 45% 9% 445

Views about environmental regulation among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 45% 5% 3% 774
Once or twice a month 43% 51% 2% 5% 214
Several times a year 52% 43% 2% 2% 163
Seldom/never 43% 53% 1% 3% 445

Views about human evolution among nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of nondenominational Protestants in the Evangelical 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 = 774. 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 2% 20% 1% 73% 4% 774
Once or twice a month 8% 24% 3% 63% 2% 214
Several times a year 5% 25% 4% 61% 5% 163
Seldom/never 14% 32% 2% 47% 4% 445