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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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% 14% 9% 32% 1% 1,916
2007 44% 13% 8% 34% 1% 1,995

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 853. 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% 35% 33% 20% 853
Once or twice a month 24% 41% 22% 13% 257
Several times a year 27% 35% 26% 11% 179
Seldom/never 27% 37% 26% 10% 562

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 853. 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 8% 10% 29% 39% 13% 1% 853
Once or twice a month 16% 15% 35% 27% 8% 1% 257
Several times a year 18% 19% 26% 28% 9% 1% 179
Seldom/never 16% 17% 31% 29% 6% 1% 562

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 875
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 265
Several times a year 48% 52% 182
Seldom/never 43% 57% 572

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 874. 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 3% 94% < 1% 2% 1% 874
Once or twice a month 1% 95% < 1% 4% 1% 264
Several times a year 1% 95% < 1% 4% 1% 182
Seldom/never 1% 94% < 1% 4% 1% 572

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 855. 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 8% 2% 90% 855
Once or twice a month 5% 3% 92% 260
Several times a year 6% 4% 90% 180
Seldom/never 5% 6% 90% 559

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 771. 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 55% 20% 19% 6% 771
Once or twice a month 53% 21% 18% 8% 238
Several times a year 49% 24% 17% 11% 169
Seldom/never 51% 24% 16% 9% 511

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 868. 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 54% 31% 9% 6% 868
Once or twice a month 49% 35% 8% 7% 264
Several times a year 46% 37% 11% 5% 182
Seldom/never 51% 35% 9% 5% 569

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 872. 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% 3% 20% 11% 29% 872
Once or twice a month 31% 5% 19% 7% 39% 265
Several times a year 26% 9% 12% 6% 47% 182
Seldom/never 24% 8% 18% 7% 43% 568

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 871. 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 29% 71% 871
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 264
Several times a year 29% 71% 182
Seldom/never 31% 69% 570

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 875
Once or twice a month 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 265
Several times a year 87% 9% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 82% 15% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 97% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 875
Once or twice a month 87% 12% < 1% 1% < 1% 265
Several times a year 82% 15% 1% 1% 1% 182
Seldom/never 70% 25% 3% 2% < 1% 572

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 83% 14% 3% < 1% 875
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 5% < 1% 265
Several times a year 29% 66% 5% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 21% 55% 23% 1% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 1% 1% 1% 875
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 4% 2% < 1% 265
Several times a year 77% 15% 6% 3% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 69% 16% 6% 8% 1% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who meditate…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 72% 7% 2% 17% 2% 875
Once or twice a month 56% 14% 4% 24% 2% 265
Several times a year 40% 8% 10% 41% 1% 182
Seldom/never 36% 7% 3% 52% 1% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 6% 3% 3% 1% 875
Once or twice a month 72% 19% 6% 4% < 1% 265
Several times a year 66% 15% 11% 8% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 55% 17% 12% 15% 2% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 49% 15% 7% 26% 2% 875
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 17% 22% 1% 265
Several times a year 37% 15% 17% 30% 1% 182
Seldom/never 33% 15% 12% 38% 2% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 4% 31% 3% 2% 875
Once or twice a month 46% 4% 44% 4% 3% 265
Several times a year 41% 9% 45% 4% 1% 182
Seldom/never 33% 7% 52% 6% 2% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 33% 65% 1% 1% 875
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 1% 1% 265
Several times a year 30% 68% 2% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 25% 72% 2% 1% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 6% 3% 5% 1% 875
Once or twice a month 60% 25% 7% 6% 1% 265
Several times a year 47% 16% 22% 14% 1% 182
Seldom/never 29% 18% 11% 42% < 1% 572

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 18% 3% 3% 4% 875
Once or twice a month 59% 27% 4% 6% 4% 265
Several times a year 55% 27% < 1% 11% 6% 182
Seldom/never 41% 29% 2% 18% 9% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 94% 4% 2% 875
Once or twice a month 95% 2% 3% 265
Several times a year 93% 4% 3% 182
Seldom/never 90% 6% 4% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 9% 4% 875
Once or twice a month 86% 10% 4% 265
Several times a year 79% 16% 5% 182
Seldom/never 73% 17% 10% 572

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 10% 81% 875
Once or twice a month 16% 10% 74% 265
Several times a year 15% 5% 80% 182
Seldom/never 8% 11% 82% 572

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 41% 31% 21% 7% 875
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 28% 5% 265
Several times a year 37% 35% 23% 4% 182
Seldom/never 30% 35% 28% 7% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 22% 71% 3% 4% 875
Once or twice a month 23% 74% 1% 2% 265
Several times a year 26% 70% 3% 1% 182
Seldom/never 25% 67% 2% 5% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 68% 4% 3% 875
Once or twice a month 29% 66% 4% 1% 265
Several times a year 30% 65% 4% 1% 182
Seldom/never 28% 65% 5% 2% 572

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 50% 6% 875
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 5% 265
Several times a year 62% 31% 7% 182
Seldom/never 59% 36% 5% 572

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 38% 52% 6% 4% 875
Once or twice a month 56% 35% 5% 3% 265
Several times a year 60% 32% 4% 5% 182
Seldom/never 66% 25% 5% 3% 572

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

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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% 65% 7% 875
Once or twice a month 40% 50% 9% 265
Several times a year 43% 48% 9% 182
Seldom/never 55% 35% 10% 572

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 36% 56% 2% 6% 875
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 2% 1% 265
Several times a year 36% 61% 2% 2% 182
Seldom/never 36% 58% 2% 3% 572

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by attendance at prayer groups

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 875. 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 12% 26% 4% 52% 6% 875
Once or twice a month 19% 33% 2% 41% 5% 265
Several times a year 19% 36% 2% 40% 3% 182
Seldom/never 20% 35% 3% 37% 4% 572