Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants

% of Mainline Protestants who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,083. 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 54% 23% 7% 15% 1% 6,083
2007 53% 23% 7% 14% 2% 7,470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,265. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 12% 28% 31% 28% 3,265
Weekly 20% 31% 26% 23% 1,301
Monthly 19% 35% 25% 21% 410
Seldom/never 21% 28% 27% 24% 888

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,265. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 7% 9% 24% 38% 19% 2% 3,265
Weekly 14% 10% 27% 33% 13% 2% 1,301
Monthly 13% 12% 29% 32% 13% 1% 410
Seldom/never 15% 12% 22% 34% 15% 1% 888

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 36% 64% 3,342
Weekly 47% 53% 1,323
Monthly 55% 45% 417
Seldom/never 67% 33% 903

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,297. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 84% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,297
Weekly 88% 3% 1% 5% 2% 1,310
Monthly 91% 2% 2% 4% 2% 412
Seldom/never 91% 1% 1% 4% 3% 890

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,312. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 7% 6% 86% 3,312
Weekly 5% 7% 88% 1,309
Monthly 6% 7% 86% 411
Seldom/never 7% 7% 86% 893

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,835. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 31% 20% 28% 20% 2,835
Weekly 25% 20% 30% 25% 1,159
Monthly 24% 18% 30% 29% 371
Seldom/never 26% 18% 27% 30% 796

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,324. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 36% 32% 19% 13% 3,324
Weekly 35% 31% 19% 15% 1,318
Monthly 36% 32% 19% 13% 413
Seldom/never 40% 23% 24% 13% 898

Marital status among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,321. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 57% 5% 13% 11% 14% 3,321
Weekly 53% 5% 13% 7% 22% 1,319
Monthly 52% 10% 11% 5% 22% 416
Seldom/never 53% 7% 10% 7% 24% 902

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,333. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 27% 73% 3,333
Weekly 28% 72% 1,317
Monthly 25% 75% 416
Seldom/never 22% 78% 900

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say they…

Frequency of prayer Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 84% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3,342
Weekly 59% 35% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,323
Monthly 38% 50% 9% 1% 1% 1% 417
Seldom/never 27% 44% 16% 2% 8% 3% 903

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 76% 20% 2% 1% 1% 3,342
Weekly 39% 51% 8% 1% < 1% 1,323
Monthly 16% 62% 21% 1% < 1% 417
Seldom/never 10% 46% 34% 10% < 1% 903

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 47% 38% 15% < 1% 3,342
Weekly 24% 52% 24% < 1% 1,323
Monthly 7% 62% 31% < 1% 417
Seldom/never 8% 39% 53% < 1% 903

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

% of Mainline Protestants who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 30% 13% 11% 46% < 1% 3,342
Weekly 10% 9% 11% 69% < 1% 1,323
Monthly 3% 6% 6% 86% 1% 417
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 94% 1% 903

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 9% 4% 36% 2% 3,342
Weekly 27% 12% 5% 55% 1% 1,323
Monthly 9% 14% 9% 66% 2% 417
Seldom/never 13% 8% 5% 73% 1% 903

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 73% 14% 6% 5% 1% 3,342
Weekly 44% 25% 15% 14% 2% 1,323
Monthly 28% 24% 22% 25% 1% 417
Seldom/never 27% 18% 16% 38% 1% 903

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 15% 11% 22% 2% 3,342
Weekly 36% 20% 17% 25% 2% 1,323
Monthly 31% 17% 25% 27% < 1% 417
Seldom/never 33% 17% 18% 31% 1% 903

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 42% 8% 42% 4% 3% 3,342
Weekly 20% 12% 58% 8% 2% 1,323
Monthly 10% 14% 67% 7% 2% 417
Seldom/never 7% 13% 68% 10% 2% 903

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Frequency of prayer There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 35% 62% 2% 1% 3,342
Weekly 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,323
Monthly 30% 69% < 1% 1% 417
Seldom/never 28% 68% 2% 2% 903

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 15% 10% 25% 1% 3,342
Weekly 14% 16% 18% 52% 1% 1,323
Monthly 2% 8% 15% 74% < 1% 417
Seldom/never 2% 5% 6% 87% < 1% 903

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 32% 37% 4% 17% 10% 3,342
Weekly 18% 41% 2% 31% 8% 1,323
Monthly 12% 37% < 1% 44% 7% 417
Seldom/never 9% 21% < 1% 60% 9% 903

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 86% 7% 7% 3,342
Weekly 83% 10% 8% 1,323
Monthly 74% 16% 10% 417
Seldom/never 60% 30% 11% 903

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 66% 24% 10% 3,342
Weekly 59% 31% 10% 1,323
Monthly 54% 36% 10% 417
Seldom/never 44% 46% 10% 903

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 45% 16% 39% 3,342
Weekly 47% 12% 42% 1,323
Monthly 44% 16% 40% 417
Seldom/never 38% 19% 44% 903

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 41% 36% 18% 5% 3,342
Weekly 36% 41% 19% 4% 1,323
Monthly 28% 42% 22% 7% 417
Seldom/never 30% 39% 25% 6% 903

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 59% 33% 4% 4% 3,342
Weekly 60% 34% 3% 3% 1,323
Monthly 59% 35% 3% 3% 417
Seldom/never 58% 36% 3% 4% 903

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 49% 45% 4% 2% 3,342
Weekly 48% 47% 4% 1% 1,323
Monthly 48% 47% 3% 2% 417
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 3% 903

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 54% 41% 5% 3,342
Weekly 63% 33% 3% 1,323
Monthly 66% 32% 2% 417
Seldom/never 76% 19% 4% 903

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 60% 31% 5% 4% 3,342
Weekly 72% 23% 4% 2% 1,323
Monthly 76% 17% 4% 3% 417
Seldom/never 76% 16% 6% 3% 903

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 50% 40% 9% 3,342
Weekly 63% 31% 6% 1,323
Monthly 65% 28% 6% 417
Seldom/never 69% 24% 8% 903

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Frequency of prayer Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 39% 55% 3% 2% 3,342
Weekly 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,323
Monthly 39% 56% 2% 3% 417
Seldom/never 36% 59% 1% 4% 903

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of prayer

% of Mainline Protestants who say humans…

Frequency of prayer Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,342. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 18% 34% 5% 38% 6% 3,342
Weekly 31% 36% 4% 24% 5% 1,323
Monthly 42% 29% 6% 20% 3% 417
Seldom/never 56% 19% 6% 15% 4% 903