Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who attend prayer group…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 286. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 29% 11% 9% 51% < 1% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 20% 6% 8% 66% < 1% 124
Boston Metro Area 11% 9% 5% 75% < 1% 245
Chicago Metro Area 15% 12% 7% 65% 1% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 31% 12% 8% 48% < 1% 360
Detroit Metro Area 22% 8% 6% 64% 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 28% 9% 10% 52% < 1% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 23% 7% 9% 61% < 1% 496
Miami Metro Area 28% 7% 9% 56% < 1% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 6% 7% 68% 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 17% 6% 9% 67% < 1% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 13% 5% 12% 70% < 1% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 27% 8% 7% 58% < 1% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 17% 13% 4% 66% < 1% 144
Providence Metro Area 14% 7% 10% 69% < 1% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 8% 6% 59% < 1% 184
San Diego Metro Area 24% 9% 7% 60% < 1% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 13% 9% 68% < 1% 174
Seattle Metro Area 19% 13% 8% 60% < 1% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 20% 7% 8% 64% < 1% 151
Tampa Metro Area 23% 5% 4% 67% 1% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 9% 8% 62% 1% 375

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