Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is very important who attend prayer group…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%15%11%28%< 1%302
Baltimore Metro Area38%13%8%40%< 1%128
Boston Metro Area34%9%10%46%2%176
Chicago Metro Area31%15%12%42%< 1%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area45%16%7%32%< 1%418
Detroit Metro Area35%18%12%35%1%198
Houston Metro Area46%16%9%29%< 1%303
Los Angeles Metro Area40%16%8%36%< 1%496
Miami Metro Area44%11%10%34%1%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area39%11%13%36%1%147
New York City Metro Area38%11%10%40%1%822
Philadelphia Metro Area37%8%16%40%< 1%342
Phoenix Metro Area43%14%6%36%< 1%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area30%17%3%49%< 1%132
Providence Metro Area34%7%13%46%< 1%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area48%15%10%27%< 1%198
San Diego Metro Area45%11%12%31%1%160
San Francisco Metro Area31%17%12%39%2%144
Seattle Metro Area43%15%11%30%1%131
St. Louis Metro Area30%11%11%47%< 1%153
Tampa Metro Area36%10%9%42%2%161
Washington, DC Metro Area38%13%10%38%1%423
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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