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Saying Grace, Frequency of

Measures how often one prays before meals


Below are 19 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • Q18 from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q18 How often, if at all, do you participate in table prayers or grace before or after meals (Q18) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ARBL_12 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • At your meals at home, how often does someone say grace or give thanks aloud? (ARBL_12) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • OFNGRACE from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • Turning now to other religious activities besides attending church, how often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (OFNGRACE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • TABLPRAY from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1988LEARN MORE
    • How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (TABLPRAY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC11 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1986LEARN MORE
    • How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (RELGC11) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC11 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1987LEARN MORE
    • How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (RELGC11) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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