Views about size of government among whites by attendance at prayer groups (2014) Switch to: Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among whites by views about size of government

% of whites 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 = 5,486. 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% 21% 2% 4% 5,486
Once or twice a month 67% 27% 3% 3% 1,824
Several times a year 63% 30% 3% 4% 1,967
Seldom/never 58% 35% 3% 4% 15,488
Don't know 53% 22% 10% 15% 135

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