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

% of adults who attend prayer group…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area29%11%9%51%< 1%510
Baltimore Metro Area21%7%8%63%1%250
Boston Metro Area14%6%5%74%1%498
Chicago Metro Area17%9%8%66%1%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area31%13%7%49%< 1%659
Detroit Metro Area19%11%7%62%1%374
Houston Metro Area29%12%9%50%< 1%514
Los Angeles Metro Area21%10%8%60%< 1%1,076
Miami Metro Area27%8%7%56%1%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area19%6%7%68%< 1%342
New York City Metro Area20%8%8%63%1%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area20%5%10%65%< 1%722
Phoenix Metro Area23%9%6%61%< 1%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area16%11%3%69%< 1%252
Providence Metro Area14%7%7%72%< 1%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area28%11%8%53%< 1%373
San Diego Metro Area24%7%9%60%< 1%321
San Francisco Metro Area12%9%9%70%1%485
Seattle Metro Area18%8%7%66%1%333
St. Louis Metro Area19%7%9%65%< 1%274
Tampa Metro Area20%6%7%66%1%320
Washington, DC Metro Area21%9%7%62%1%913
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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