Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults ages 65 and older who attend prayer group…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area11%6%2%76%4%129
Chicago Metro Area21%5%9%62%3%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area30%4%7%58%1%137
Houston Metro Area37%8%10%44%1%100
Los Angeles Metro Area25%9%8%58%< 1%271
Miami Metro Area27%4%9%55%5%126
New York City Metro Area27%5%7%59%1%496
Philadelphia Metro Area25%4%9%61%2%217
Phoenix Metro Area25%3%11%59%2%105
Providence Metro Area22%5%7%65%< 1%127
San Francisco Metro Area12%6%4%77%1%130
Washington, DC Metro Area22%6%4%65%3%138
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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