Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 7,556. 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 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 7,556
2007 5% 3% 3% 88% 1% 5,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 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 once a week 28% 43% 20% 9% 297
Once or twice a month 38% 43% 16% 3% 187
Several times a year 43% 35% 16% 6% 226
Seldom/never 34% 37% 20% 9% 6,713

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 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 once a week 19% 21% 31% 22% 6% < 1% 297
Once or twice a month 22% 28% 31% 17% 1% 1% 187
Several times a year 31% 19% 28% 18% 4% < 1% 226
Seldom/never 22% 22% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 6,713

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 305. 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 53% 47% 305
Once or twice a month 55% 45% 189
Several times a year 44% 56% 233
Seldom/never 58% 42% 6,810

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 294. 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 39% 31% 5% 21% 4% 294
Once or twice a month 39% 28% 5% 24% 3% 183
Several times a year 51% 15% 9% 20% 5% 225
Seldom/never 72% 7% 5% 12% 4% 6,710

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 293. 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% 6% 71% 293
Once or twice a month 26% 10% 64% 188
Several times a year 25% 10% 65% 224
Seldom/never 11% 13% 76% 6,712

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 256. 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 46% 19% 18% 17% 256
Once or twice a month 51% 17% 25% 8% 174
Several times a year 43% 18% 26% 13% 208
Seldom/never 31% 21% 26% 22% 6,139

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 303. 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% 28% 11% 6% 303
Once or twice a month 57% 30% 9% 4% 187
Several times a year 49% 27% 18% 6% 233
Seldom/never 36% 33% 19% 12% 6,791

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 304. 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% 8% 15% 4% 39% 304
Once or twice a month 26% 12% 13% 3% 46% 188
Several times a year 31% 12% 9% 3% 44% 231
Seldom/never 38% 12% 11% 3% 36% 6,782

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 304. 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% 64% 304
Once or twice a month 36% 64% 189
Several times a year 29% 71% 231
Seldom/never 25% 75% 6,789

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 15% 8% 1% 4% 1% 305
Once or twice a month 62% 26% 5% < 1% 3% 3% 189
Several times a year 49% 26% 7% < 1% 13% 4% 233
Seldom/never 22% 22% 12% 1% 37% 6% 6,810

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 17% 5% 11% 1% 305
Once or twice a month 42% 36% 14% 4% 4% 189
Several times a year 30% 39% 21% 9% 1% 233
Seldom/never 8% 20% 27% 43% 1% 6,810

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 48% 24% 27% 1% 305
Once or twice a month 13% 65% 23% < 1% 189
Several times a year 6% 70% 25% < 1% 233
Seldom/never 2% 20% 78% < 1% 6,810

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 76% 12% 2% 10% < 1% 305
Once or twice a month 59% 21% 6% 13% 1% 189
Several times a year 38% 23% 14% 24% 1% 233
Seldom/never 15% 10% 7% 69% < 1% 6,810

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 8% 1% 27% 3% 305
Once or twice a month 38% 21% 1% 38% 1% 189
Several times a year 32% 12% 9% 43% 4% 233
Seldom/never 23% 9% 5% 61% 1% 6,810

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 11% 4% 10% 3% 305
Once or twice a month 64% 20% 6% 8% 1% 189
Several times a year 42% 19% 23% 13% 2% 233
Seldom/never 37% 16% 11% 35% 2% 6,810

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 10% 5% 24% 2% 305
Once or twice a month 46% 22% 9% 21% 2% 189
Several times a year 48% 15% 17% 20% 1% 233
Seldom/never 46% 16% 13% 25% 1% 6,810

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 40% 15% 36% 6% 4% 305
Once or twice a month 23% 16% 48% 10% 3% 189
Several times a year 12% 19% 52% 16% 1% 233
Seldom/never 4% 18% 58% 18% 2% 6,810

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 63% 2% 4% 305
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 2% < 1% 189
Several times a year 22% 77% 1% 1% 233
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 6,810

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 8% 5% 19% 2% 305
Once or twice a month 35% 30% 7% 27% 1% 189
Several times a year 20% 17% 25% 38% < 1% 233
Seldom/never 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 6,810

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 17% 3% 24% 6% 305
Once or twice a month 35% 21% < 1% 34% 11% 189
Several times a year 19% 23% 2% 50% 5% 233
Seldom/never 6% 10% 1% 77% 7% 6,810

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 17% 10% 305
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 8% 189
Several times a year 64% 28% 7% 233
Seldom/never 33% 57% 10% 6,810

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 32% 8% 305
Once or twice a month 62% 31% 7% 189
Several times a year 44% 48% 8% 233
Seldom/never 23% 68% 8% 6,810

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 30% 47% 305
Once or twice a month 20% 29% 51% 189
Several times a year 23% 25% 52% 233
Seldom/never 23% 22% 55% 6,810

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 305. 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% 27% 30% 12% 305
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 36% 9% 189
Several times a year 27% 39% 24% 9% 233
Seldom/never 17% 36% 40% 7% 6,810

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 39% 52% 2% 8% 305
Once or twice a month 39% 55% 4% 2% 189
Several times a year 44% 48% 3% 4% 233
Seldom/never 47% 46% 3% 4% 6,810

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 54% 6% 3% 305
Once or twice a month 34% 62% 2% 2% 189
Several times a year 35% 57% 6% 2% 233
Seldom/never 36% 58% 4% 2% 6,810

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 58% 7% 305
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 6% 189
Several times a year 64% 32% 4% 233
Seldom/never 76% 20% 4% 6,810

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 48% 41% 4% 6% 305
Once or twice a month 64% 29% 5% 2% 189
Several times a year 79% 14% 4% 4% 233
Seldom/never 85% 10% 2% 2% 6,810

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 48% 16% 305
Once or twice a month 54% 36% 9% 189
Several times a year 65% 27% 8% 233
Seldom/never 81% 13% 5% 6,810

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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 39% 53% 4% 5% 305
Once or twice a month 38% 58% 2% 2% 189
Several times a year 33% 58% 3% 6% 233
Seldom/never 26% 69% 2% 2% 6,810

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by attendance at prayer groups

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 305. 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% 31% 5% 37% 6% 305
Once or twice a month 31% 26% 5% 34% 4% 189
Several times a year 42% 21% 3% 32% 3% 233
Seldom/never 68% 13% 4% 13% 3% 6,810