Religious tradition among who believe in Hell by attendance at prayer groups (2014) Switch to: Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who believe in Hell by religious group

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groupsBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
At least once a week< 1%13%51%< 1%13%< 1%1%11%4%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%3%< 1%6,439
Once or twice a month1%21%42%< 1%12%< 1%1%14%1%1%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%7%< 1%2,101
Several times a year1%27%35%1%9%< 1%1%16%1%2%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%7%< 1%1,858
Seldom/never< 1%29%24%< 1%6%< 1%1%18%1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%18%< 1%8,647
Don't know1%24%37%< 1%10%< 1%1%9%1%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%8%6%122
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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