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

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 8,593. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 44% 13% 9% 33% 1% 8,593
2007 41% 12% 8% 38% 1% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,818. 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 15% 33% 31% 22% 3,818
Once or twice a month 24% 37% 24% 14% 1,026
Several times a year 19% 37% 27% 17% 769
Seldom/never 17% 32% 30% 21% 2,755

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,818. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 10% 28% 36% 15% 1% 3,818
Once or twice a month 15% 16% 30% 29% 9% < 1% 1,026
Several times a year 11% 14% 31% 32% 11% 1% 769
Seldom/never 10% 13% 26% 36% 14% 1% 2,755

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,921. 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 43% 57% 3,921
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,044
Several times a year 49% 51% 781
Seldom/never 47% 53% 2,790

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 7% 2% 13% 5% 3,857
Once or twice a month 73% 8% 2% 13% 4% 1,027
Several times a year 77% 6% 2% 9% 7% 773
Seldom/never 80% 4% 2% 9% 5% 2,768

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 7% 82% 3,879
Once or twice a month 9% 8% 83% 1,029
Several times a year 9% 5% 86% 770
Seldom/never 6% 7% 87% 2,752

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,345. 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 35% 22% 29% 14% 3,345
Once or twice a month 33% 21% 30% 17% 913
Several times a year 33% 24% 28% 15% 702
Seldom/never 37% 22% 27% 14% 2,467

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,898. 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 42% 34% 16% 8% 3,898
Once or twice a month 41% 37% 14% 8% 1,040
Several times a year 40% 39% 13% 7% 772
Seldom/never 47% 36% 12% 5% 2,780

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,902. 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% 3% 13% 8% 14% 3,902
Once or twice a month 53% 5% 12% 5% 24% 1,041
Several times a year 52% 5% 14% 8% 21% 780
Seldom/never 48% 8% 17% 9% 18% 2,783

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,901. 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 once a week 31% 69% 3,901
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 1,040
Several times a year 32% 68% 779
Seldom/never 28% 72% 2,786

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% < 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,044
Several times a year 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 781
Seldom/never 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,790

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

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 3,921
Once or twice a month 82% 16% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 78% 19% 1% 1% 1% 781
Seldom/never 58% 35% 5% 2% < 1% 2,790

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 7% 3% < 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 61% 36% 3% < 1% 1,044
Several times a year 42% 52% 6% < 1% 781
Seldom/never 20% 50% 29% 1% 2,790

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 81% 15% 2% 1% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 76% 16% 4% 3% 1% 781
Seldom/never 60% 23% 6% 10% 1% 2,790

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 4% 2% 28% 2% 3,921
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 3% 42% 2% 1,044
Several times a year 43% 10% 6% 39% 2% 781
Seldom/never 33% 7% 3% 55% 2% 2,790

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 2% 2% 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 73% 17% 6% 4% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 69% 14% 10% 5% 1% 781
Seldom/never 58% 17% 10% 14% 1% 2,790

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

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 14% 9% 19% 2% 3,921
Once or twice a month 43% 23% 11% 21% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 43% 16% 15% 25% 2% 781
Seldom/never 40% 15% 13% 30% 1% 2,790

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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 78% 2% 16% 2% 2% 3,921
Once or twice a month 59% 6% 28% 3% 3% 1,044
Several times a year 53% 7% 35% 3% 2% 781
Seldom/never 39% 8% 47% 4% 2% 2,790

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

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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 60% 37% 2% 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 1% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 46% 53% 1% < 1% 781
Seldom/never 38% 60% 2% 1% 2,790

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 5% 1% 3% 1% 3,921
Once or twice a month 66% 22% 5% 7% < 1% 1,044
Several times a year 50% 20% 18% 12% < 1% 781
Seldom/never 30% 14% 12% 43% 1% 2,790

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 21% 4% 2% 3% 3,921
Once or twice a month 56% 32% 3% 6% 3% 1,044
Several times a year 48% 35% 4% 7% 5% 781
Seldom/never 37% 37% 4% 16% 6% 2,790

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 5% 8% 3,921
Once or twice a month 90% 4% 5% 1,044
Several times a year 88% 4% 8% 781
Seldom/never 89% 6% 5% 2,790

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 7% 7% 3,921
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 5% 1,044
Several times a year 81% 11% 8% 781
Seldom/never 75% 17% 8% 2,790

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 16% 23% 3,921
Once or twice a month 57% 12% 30% 1,044
Several times a year 56% 16% 28% 781
Seldom/never 49% 17% 34% 2,790

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,921. 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 65% 21% 9% 5% 3,921
Once or twice a month 54% 29% 12% 5% 1,044
Several times a year 53% 29% 13% 6% 781
Seldom/never 42% 33% 17% 7% 2,790

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 27% 2% 3% 3,921
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 3% 2% 1,044
Several times a year 62% 31% 3% 4% 781
Seldom/never 59% 33% 3% 4% 2,790

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

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 34% 5% 2% 3,921
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 3% 1% 1,044
Several times a year 57% 38% 3% 2% 781
Seldom/never 53% 42% 3% 2% 2,790

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 77% 3% 3,921
Once or twice a month 34% 64% 2% 1,044
Several times a year 38% 58% 5% 781
Seldom/never 48% 47% 5% 2,790

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 71% 5% 4% 3,921
Once or twice a month 42% 51% 4% 3% 1,044
Several times a year 41% 48% 6% 6% 781
Seldom/never 53% 38% 5% 4% 2,790

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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 15% 80% 6% 3,921
Once or twice a month 32% 62% 6% 1,044
Several times a year 34% 57% 9% 781
Seldom/never 43% 48% 10% 2,790

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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% 42% 3% 4% 3,921
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 2% 3% 1,044
Several times a year 50% 46% 1% 2% 781
Seldom/never 45% 49% 2% 3% 2,790

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by attendance at prayer groups

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 3,921. 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 5% 19% 1% 69% 5% 3,921
Once or twice a month 10% 28% 2% 57% 3% 1,044
Several times a year 10% 28% 2% 54% 5% 781
Seldom/never 19% 32% 3% 42% 4% 2,790