Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Pennsylvania

% of adults in Pennsylvania who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,366. 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 22% 7% 8% 63% < 1% 1,366
2007 19% 8% 7% 65% 1% 1,896

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Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Pennsylvania by religious group

% of adults in Pennsylvania who attend prayer group…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year 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 15% 5% 10% 69% < 1% 355
Evangelical Protestant 50% 12% 10% 29% < 1% 248
Mainline Protestant 18% 8% 10% 63% < 1% 344
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 1% 5% 91% < 1% 243

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 298. 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 14% 30% 28% 28% 298
Once or twice a month 22% 29% 29% 20% 100
Several times a year 20% 27% 33% 20% 111
Seldom/never 24% 33% 26% 17% 835

Generational cohort among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 298. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 9% 24% 34% 19% 3% 298
Once or twice a month 10% 18% 23% 33% 16% 1% 100
Several times a year 11% 12% 24% 37% 16% < 1% 111
Seldom/never 16% 13% 28% 32% 11% 1% 835

Gender composition among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 300. 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% 54% 300
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 102
Several times a year 35% 65% 114
Seldom/never 50% 50% 845

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 299. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 14% 1% 5% 3% 299
Several times a year 79% 7% 2% 9% 3% 112
Seldom/never 84% 7% 3% 5% 2% 836

Immigrant status among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 298. 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 6% 6% 87% 298
Once or twice a month 8% 7% 85% 102
Several times a year 12% 8% 80% 112
Seldom/never 5% 8% 87% 828

Income distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 259. 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% 24% 22% 14% 259
Seldom/never 34% 19% 25% 22% 715

Educational distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 25% 12% 9% 300
Once or twice a month 42% 27% 13% 18% 102
Several times a year 45% 26% 16% 12% 113
Seldom/never 44% 27% 18% 11% 842

Marital status among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 58% 3% 8% 10% 20% 300
Once or twice a month 49% 5% 11% 6% 29% 102
Several times a year 57% 4% 11% 12% 16% 113
Seldom/never 46% 9% 10% 7% 27% 839

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 299. 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 30% 70% 299
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 102
Several times a year 30% 70% 114
Seldom/never 26% 74% 842

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 300
Once or twice a month 77% 16% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 102
Several times a year 81% 10% 2% < 1% 2% 4% 114
Seldom/never 45% 28% 7% 1% 15% 2% 845

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 300
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 3% 2% 1% 102
Several times a year 73% 17% 1% 6% 2% 114
Seldom/never 31% 34% 17% 17% 1% 845

Attendance at religious services among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 10% 6% < 1% 300
Once or twice a month 57% 39% 2% 3% 102
Several times a year 34% 57% 8% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 14% 40% 46% < 1% 845

Frequency of prayer among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 300
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 4% 3% 2% 102
Several times a year 71% 17% 3% 10% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 38% 18% 8% 36% < 1% 845

Frequency of meditation among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 8% 4% 23% 2% 300
Once or twice a month 35% 15% 1% 48% 1% 102
Several times a year 37% 9% 6% 47% 1% 114
Seldom/never 29% 8% 5% 58% 1% 845

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 79% 9% 6% 5% < 1% 300
Once or twice a month 66% 16% 8% 7% 2% 102
Several times a year 60% 18% 10% 10% 2% 114
Seldom/never 44% 18% 13% 24% 1% 845

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 16% 11% 17% 1% 300
Once or twice a month 49% 23% 11% 16% 2% 102
Several times a year 46% 23% 11% 19% 1% 114
Seldom/never 40% 19% 13% 28% 1% 845

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 68% 3% 23% 4% 1% 300
Once or twice a month 48% 13% 33% 4% 3% 102
Several times a year 57% 7% 32% 4% 1% 114
Seldom/never 17% 10% 56% 14% 3% 845

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 47% 2% 1% 300
Once or twice a month 48% 50% < 1% 2% 102
Several times a year 46% 53% 1% < 1% 114
Seldom/never 28% 71% 1% 1% 845

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 6% 7% 10% 1% 300
Once or twice a month 56% 17% 7% 19% 1% 102
Several times a year 40% 16% 21% 22% 1% 114
Seldom/never 12% 7% 10% 71% < 1% 845

Interpreting scripture among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 32% 4% 4% 6% 300
Once or twice a month 49% 31% 1% 15% 4% 102
Several times a year 38% 38% 1% 19% 3% 114
Seldom/never 18% 25% 1% 49% 7% 845

Belief in Heaven among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 8% 7% 300
Once or twice a month 83% 9% 8% 102
Several times a year 83% 13% 5% 114
Seldom/never 65% 28% 7% 845

Belief in Hell among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 77% 16% 7% 300
Once or twice a month 78% 14% 8% 102
Several times a year 71% 25% 5% 114
Seldom/never 46% 46% 8% 845

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 15% 31% 300
Once or twice a month 33% 8% 59% 102
Several times a year 42% 13% 45% 114
Seldom/never 34% 16% 50% 845

Political ideology among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 300. 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 57% 20% 16% 7% 300
Once or twice a month 33% 41% 19% 7% 102
Several times a year 50% 26% 19% 5% 114
Seldom/never 27% 39% 26% 8% 845

Views about size of government among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 33% 3% 3% 300
Once or twice a month 61% 36% 3% 1% 102
Several times a year 62% 34% 3% 1% 114
Seldom/never 53% 39% 2% 5% 845

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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% 40% 5% 3% 300
Once or twice a month 46% 46% 7% 1% 102
Several times a year 52% 41% 6% 2% 114
Seldom/never 46% 49% 3% 2% 845

Views about abortion among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 30% 66% 4% 300
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 4% 102
Several times a year 44% 55% 1% 114
Seldom/never 60% 35% 5% 845

Views about homosexuality among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 34% 56% 5% 5% 300
Once or twice a month 57% 34% 8% 2% 102
Several times a year 54% 39% 5% 2% 114
Seldom/never 74% 19% 4% 3% 845

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 26% 65% 9% 300
Once or twice a month 44% 47% 9% 102
Several times a year 42% 47% 11% 114
Seldom/never 66% 25% 9% 845

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 50% 47% 2% 2% 300
Once or twice a month 38% 57% 3% 2% 102
Several times a year 42% 55% 1% 2% 114
Seldom/never 37% 59% 2% 2% 845

Views about human evolution among adults in Pennsylvania by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 300. 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 14% 17% 2% 64% 3% 300
Once or twice a month 23% 31% 2% 41% 2% 102
Several times a year 16% 29% 3% 48% 4% 114
Seldom/never 44% 24% 4% 24% 4% 845