Frequency of prayer among adults in California

% of adults in California who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,697. 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 51% 14% 7% 28% 1% 3,697
2007 52% 16% 7% 24% 2% 3,574

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Frequency of prayer among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 61% 17% 8% 13% < 1% 878
Evangelical Protestant 78% 14% 4% 3% < 1% 718
Jewish 19% 13% 6% 61% 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 55% 20% 8% 17% 1% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 8% 7% 67% < 1% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,791. 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% 37% 27% 18% 1,791
Weekly 22% 37% 26% 15% 491
Monthly 30% 37% 24% 10% 235
Seldom/never 34% 33% 19% 13% 1,064

Generational cohort among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,791. 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 11% 13% 31% 32% 12% 1% 1,791
Weekly 13% 17% 29% 31% 10% 1% 491
Monthly 20% 19% 28% 27% 5% < 1% 235
Seldom/never 23% 19% 26% 23% 9% 1% 1,064

Gender composition among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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 40% 60% 1,834
Weekly 48% 52% 502
Monthly 57% 43% 237
Seldom/never 65% 35% 1,092

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,799. 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 37% 8% 11% 40% 4% 1,799
Weekly 43% 7% 9% 39% 3% 496
Monthly 41% 3% 13% 41% 3% 235
Seldom/never 55% 2% 19% 21% 3% 1,074

Immigrant status among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,804. 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% 16% 48% 1,804
Weekly 32% 16% 52% 498
Monthly 35% 21% 43% 234
Seldom/never 25% 20% 55% 1,075

Income distribution among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 18% 22% 18% 1,559
Weekly 37% 14% 26% 23% 438
Monthly 39% 18% 18% 25% 216
Seldom/never 24% 22% 25% 30% 957

Educational distribution among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,813. 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% 34% 15% 9% 1,813
Weekly 43% 26% 18% 12% 499
Monthly 43% 30% 15% 12% 234
Seldom/never 31% 33% 21% 14% 1,087

Marital status among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,824. 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% 9% 15% 7% 22% 1,824
Weekly 47% 9% 13% 5% 25% 499
Monthly 43% 12% 10% 3% 32% 235
Seldom/never 41% 10% 9% 3% 38% 1,086

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,828. 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 34% 66% 1,828
Weekly 31% 69% 501
Monthly 34% 66% 236
Seldom/never 21% 79% 1,085

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,834
Weekly 56% 37% 3% 1% 1% 1% 502
Monthly 34% 42% 14% 1% 8% 2% 237
Seldom/never 14% 20% 18% 1% 40% 6% 1,092

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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% 20% 4% 2% 1% 1,834
Weekly 43% 42% 12% 3% < 1% 502
Monthly 22% 55% 15% 6% 1% 237
Seldom/never 5% 22% 31% 42% < 1% 1,092

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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% 33% 16% < 1% 1,834
Weekly 25% 46% 29% < 1% 502
Monthly 7% 60% 32% < 1% 237
Seldom/never 4% 25% 71% < 1% 1,092

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 37% 13% 10% 40% < 1% 1,834
Weekly 13% 11% 10% 66% < 1% 502
Monthly 3% 10% 11% 76% 1% 237
Seldom/never 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 1,092

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 58% 7% 3% 29% 3% 1,834
Weekly 35% 14% 7% 44% 1% 502
Monthly 22% 15% 8% 52% 2% 237
Seldom/never 17% 10% 6% 67% < 1% 1,092

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 75% 12% 6% 6% 2% 1,834
Weekly 51% 22% 15% 11% 1% 502
Monthly 40% 22% 19% 18% 1% 237
Seldom/never 31% 16% 14% 37% 1% 1,092

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 53% 13% 12% 20% 2% 1,834
Weekly 45% 16% 14% 23% 2% 502
Monthly 36% 21% 20% 22% 1% 237
Seldom/never 40% 17% 18% 24% 1% 1,092

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 46% 9% 35% 7% 3% 1,834
Weekly 23% 15% 51% 8% 4% 502
Monthly 8% 15% 59% 15% 2% 237
Seldom/never 5% 21% 52% 21% 1% 1,092

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 37% 60% 1% 2% 1,834
Weekly 24% 72% 2% 2% 502
Monthly 18% 79% 1% 2% 237
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,092

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 52% 12% 8% 27% 1% 1,834
Weekly 17% 15% 13% 53% 1% 502
Monthly 5% 12% 15% 68% < 1% 237
Seldom/never 2% 2% 5% 90% < 1% 1,092

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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% 30% 3% 19% 8% 1,834
Weekly 21% 30% 2% 39% 9% 502
Monthly 10% 23% 1% 54% 13% 237
Seldom/never 5% 9% 1% 79% 7% 1,092

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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 82% 12% 6% 1,834
Weekly 73% 16% 11% 502
Monthly 62% 29% 8% 237
Seldom/never 30% 62% 8% 1,092

Belief in Hell among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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 65% 27% 8% 1,834
Weekly 56% 33% 11% 502
Monthly 49% 44% 7% 237
Seldom/never 22% 71% 7% 1,092

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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 33% 22% 46% 1,834
Weekly 31% 20% 49% 502
Monthly 29% 25% 46% 237
Seldom/never 25% 17% 58% 1,092

Political ideology among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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% 33% 21% 6% 1,834
Weekly 28% 37% 31% 4% 502
Monthly 24% 41% 31% 4% 237
Seldom/never 17% 34% 43% 6% 1,092

Views about size of government among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,834
Weekly 43% 49% 4% 3% 502
Monthly 47% 48% 3% 2% 237
Seldom/never 46% 47% 4% 3% 1,092

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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% 52% 4% 2% 1,834
Weekly 40% 55% 3% 2% 502
Monthly 38% 55% 4% 3% 237
Seldom/never 32% 63% 4% 1% 1,092

Views about abortion among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 44% 51% 5% 1,834
Weekly 59% 37% 4% 502
Monthly 65% 30% 5% 237
Seldom/never 81% 16% 3% 1,092

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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% 35% 4% 4% 1,834
Weekly 70% 21% 5% 4% 502
Monthly 81% 14% 3% 1% 237
Seldom/never 87% 8% 3% 3% 1,092

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,834. 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% 45% 7% 1,834
Weekly 66% 27% 7% 502
Monthly 71% 24% 5% 237
Seldom/never 84% 12% 4% 1,092

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 37% 55% 3% 5% 1,834
Weekly 38% 59% 2% 2% 502
Monthly 37% 58% 3% 3% 237
Seldom/never 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,092

Views about human evolution among adults in California by frequency of prayer

% of adults in California 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 = 1,834. 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 23% 27% 4% 41% 5% 1,834
Weekly 37% 27% 4% 26% 5% 502
Monthly 46% 17% 7% 26% 3% 237
Seldom/never 73% 11% 4% 10% 2% 1,092