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

% of whites who attend prayer group…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area26%10%8%56%< 1%286
Baltimore Metro Area12%6%8%74%1%168
Boston Metro Area9%5%5%81%1%395
Chicago Metro Area12%7%8%73%< 1%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area23%9%7%60%< 1%397
Detroit Metro Area14%10%6%69%1%243
Houston Metro Area26%10%10%54%< 1%278
Los Angeles Metro Area16%5%7%71%< 1%523
Miami Metro Area15%4%7%73%1%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area16%7%6%71%1%285
New York City Metro Area14%5%8%72%< 1%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area15%4%9%72%< 1%502
Phoenix Metro Area24%7%8%61%1%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area15%9%3%73%< 1%217
Providence Metro Area13%5%6%76%< 1%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area19%5%6%69%< 1%179
San Diego Metro Area18%7%6%69%< 1%179
San Francisco Metro Area6%5%5%84%< 1%321
Seattle Metro Area14%10%8%67%< 1%243
St. Louis Metro Area18%6%8%68%< 1%213
Tampa Metro Area18%4%5%73%1%230
Washington, DC Metro Area15%6%6%73%< 1%500
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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