Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by frequency of prayer (2014) Switch to: Frequency of prayer among Catholics by importance of religion

% of Catholics who say religion is…

Frequency of prayerVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
At least daily76%21%2%< 1%< 1%4,335
Weekly44%49%5%1%< 1%1,431
Monthly24%59%13%3%< 1%485
Seldom/never14%41%32%12%< 1%893
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.

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