Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who pray…

Views about size of government At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,038. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 63% 22% 6% 8% < 1% 6,038
Bigger government; more services 63% 20% 7% 11% < 1% 3,046
Depends 71% 20% 5% 3% 1% 199
Don't know 71% 15% 3% 10% 1% 259

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