Views about size of government among Christians by frequency of prayer (2014) Switch to: Frequency of prayer among Christians by views about size of government

% of Christians who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,074. 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 55% 39% 3% 4% 17,074
Weekly 54% 41% 3% 3% 4,187
Monthly 54% 41% 2% 3% 1,249
Seldom/never 51% 43% 2% 4% 2,276
Don't know 47% 30% 5% 18% 262

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