Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,591. 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 54% 39% 3% 4% 8,591
2007 43% 46% 4% 7% 8,407

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Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Religious tradition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends 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 41% 53% 3% 3% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 67% 27% 2% 3% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 22% 71% 3% 4% 875
Jehovah's Witness 32% 49% 3% 16% 204
Jewish 44% 48% 6% 2% 121
Mainline Protestant 59% 34% 4% 3% 1,221
Mormon 81% 17% < 1% 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 52% 2% 8% 305

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Views about size of government 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,992. 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 13% 33% 30% 24% 4,992
Bigger government; more services 20% 35% 29% 17% 2,813
Depends 12% 32% 34% 22% 262
Don't know 12% 30% 27% 32% 307

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,992. 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 9% 9% 28% 35% 17% 2% 4,992
Bigger government; more services 13% 13% 29% 33% 12% 1% 2,813
Depends 6% 10% 27% 40% 15% 2% 262
Don't know 7% 10% 24% 34% 20% 5% 307

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 48% 52% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 35% 65% 2,882
Depends 39% 61% 275
Don't know 34% 66% 321

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Views about size of government White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,036. 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 79% 8% 2% 8% 3% 5,036
Bigger government; more services 31% 33% 4% 28% 4% 2,845
Depends 50% 23% 2% 18% 8% 270
Don't know 60% 19% 1% 13% 7% 301

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,076. 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 8% 7% 85% 5,076
Bigger government; more services 30% 8% 62% 2,818
Depends 18% 9% 73% 272
Don't know 17% 4% 79% 313

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Views about size of government Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,410. 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 26% 23% 33% 18% 4,410
Bigger government; more services 57% 18% 17% 8% 2,464
Depends 38% 22% 29% 12% 211
Don't know 41% 19% 29% 11% 236

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Views about size of government High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,088. 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 35% 35% 19% 10% 5,088
Bigger government; more services 57% 25% 10% 7% 2,857
Depends 40% 33% 16% 10% 271
Don't know 51% 32% 9% 7% 318

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,090. 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 65% 2% 10% 8% 15% 5,090
Bigger government; more services 42% 7% 17% 8% 25% 2,869
Depends 55% 5% 15% 13% 12% 270
Don't know 56% 1% 13% 14% 16% 314

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,089. 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 31% 69% 5,089
Bigger government; more services 33% 67% 2,870
Depends 26% 74% 271
Don't know 29% 71% 317

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Views about size of government 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 = 5,113. 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 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,882
Depends 89% 6% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 275
Don't know 87% 7% 3% 1% < 1% 2% 321

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Views about size of government Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 2,882
Depends 87% 9% 1% 2% 2% 275
Don't know 88% 6% < 1% 4% 1% 321

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 88% 8% 4% < 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 80% 15% 5% < 1% 2,882
Depends 81% 13% 5% 1% 275
Don't know 83% 8% 7% 1% 321

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Views about size of government At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 91% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 85% 11% 2% 2% 1% 2,882
Depends 93% 4% 1% 1% 1% 275
Don't know 91% 4% 1% 2% 2% 321

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 62% 5% 2% 28% 2% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 67% 7% 2% 21% 2% 2,882
Depends 74% 8% 1% 15% 1% 275
Don't know 73% 5% 1% 16% 5% 321

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 87% 7% 3% 3% 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 82% 8% 4% 5% 1% 2,882
Depends 90% 7% 1% 1% 2% 275
Don't know 84% 5% 4% 4% 3% 321

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 55% 16% 9% 19% 2% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 55% 14% 8% 20% 2% 2,882
Depends 54% 8% 8% 23% 7% 275
Don't know 61% 9% 7% 19% 4% 321

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about size of government Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 72% 4% 20% 2% 2% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 57% 7% 28% 6% 2% 2,882
Depends 66% 3% 19% 1% 11% 275
Don't know 58% 5% 22% 2% 14% 321

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Views about size of government 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 = 5,113. 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 60% 37% 2% 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,882
Depends 39% 52% 6% 3% 275
Don't know 45% 46% 3% 6% 321

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 84% 7% 2% 6% 1% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 79% 8% 3% 9% 1% 2,882
Depends 81% 7% 3% 7% 1% 275
Don't know 82% 6% 1% 8% 2% 321

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Views about size of government 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 = 5,113. 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 57% 30% 4% 6% 4% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 62% 23% 3% 7% 4% 2,882
Depends 45% 21% 11% 7% 17% 275
Don't know 45% 24% 12% 9% 9% 321

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about size of government Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 85% 7% 7% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 88% 7% 5% 2,882
Depends 80% 7% 13% 275
Don't know 80% 7% 13% 321

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Views about size of government Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 79% 14% 7% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 75% 19% 6% 2,882
Depends 67% 17% 16% 275
Don't know 66% 24% 10% 321

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Views about size of government Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 66% 14% 20% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 20% 22% 57% 2,882
Depends 22% 32% 46% 275
Don't know 20% 39% 41% 321

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about size of government Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 67% 22% 7% 4% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 35% 31% 26% 9% 2,882
Depends 33% 32% 18% 17% 275
Don't know 34% 25% 14% 27% 321

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Views about size of government Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 67% 28% 4% 2% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 26% 68% 4% 3% 2,882
Depends 26% 44% 27% 3% 275
Don't know 32% 46% 11% 12% 321

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Views about size of government Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 22% 75% 3% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 40% 55% 5% 2,882
Depends 37% 49% 14% 275
Don't know 24% 62% 14% 321

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Views about size of government Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 26% 66% 5% 3% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 46% 47% 4% 4% 2,882
Depends 37% 41% 16% 6% 275
Don't know 27% 52% 8% 13% 321

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about size of government Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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 19% 75% 6% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 36% 56% 9% 2,882
Depends 26% 54% 20% 275
Don't know 20% 62% 18% 321

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Views about size of government 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 = 5,113. 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 56% 38% 3% 3% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 33% 61% 2% 4% 2,882
Depends 16% 64% 12% 8% 275
Don't know 26% 49% 10% 14% 321

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Views about size of government 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 = 5,113. 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 7% 23% 2% 63% 5% 5,113
Bigger government; more services 16% 25% 2% 51% 5% 2,882
Depends 11% 21% 7% 52% 9% 275
Don't know 9% 17% 5% 54% 16% 321