Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among blacks by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among blacks by attendance at prayer groups

% of blacks who attend prayer group…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area34%14%9%43%1%139
Chicago Metro Area35%8%11%45%1%133
New York City Metro Area36%10%6%45%3%265
Philadelphia Metro Area35%7%11%46%< 1%125
Washington, DC Metro Area33%18%9%39%1%233
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.

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never