Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Catholic 13% 34% 28% 25% 1,764
Evangelical Protestant 16% 33% 30% 21% 5,396
Historically Black Protestant 15% 36% 31% 18% 1,159
Jehovah's Witness 15% 32% 29% 24% 211
Jewish 31% 26% 28% 14% 113
Mainline Protestant 13% 26% 30% 31% 1,852
Mormon 22% 40% 22% 16% 503
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 43% 22% 8% 587

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 59% 41% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,447
30-49 < 1% 15% 85% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,011
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,876
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 24% 69% 7% 3,702

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 46% 54% 1,447
30-49 44% 56% 3,011
50-64 41% 59% 3,876
65+ 36% 64% 3,702

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,430. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 48% 21% 4% 21% 6% 1,430
30-49 53% 19% 2% 21% 5% 2,972
50-64 63% 18% 2% 13% 4% 3,805
65+ 75% 13% 1% 8% 2% 3,654

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,425. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 17% 14% 69% 1,425
30-49 21% 7% 72% 2,977
50-64 12% 5% 83% 3,837
65+ 9% 8% 83% 3,660

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have a household income of…

Age distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 47% 21% 22% 10% 1,270
30-49 35% 22% 27% 16% 2,754
50-64 37% 19% 28% 16% 3,438
65+ 47% 24% 21% 9% 2,993

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,446. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 41% 42% 13% 4% 1,446
30-49 38% 33% 17% 11% 3,001
50-64 44% 31% 16% 9% 3,868
65+ 53% 27% 11% 9% 3,688

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,441. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 23% 9% 4% < 1% 64% 1,441
30-49 58% 6% 16% 2% 18% 3,001
50-64 62% 3% 19% 6% 9% 3,860
65+ 53% 1% 13% 30% 3% 3,688

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 29% 71% 1,443
30-49 63% 37% 2,996
50-64 17% 83% 3,871
65+ 4% 96% 3,697

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Age distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 84% 11% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,447
30-49 89% 9% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3,011
50-64 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,876
65+ 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3,702

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 81% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 1,447
30-49 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 3,011
50-64 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% 3,876
65+ 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 3,702

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend religious services…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 64% 25% 10% < 1% 1,447
30-49 69% 23% 8% < 1% 3,011
50-64 70% 22% 8% < 1% 3,876
65+ 77% 14% 7% 1% 3,702

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Age distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 83% 13% 1% 3% < 1% 1,447
30-49 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 3,011
50-64 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 3,876
65+ 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 3,702

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 51% 18% 9% 22% < 1% 1,447
30-49 57% 15% 7% 20% < 1% 3,011
50-64 59% 12% 8% 21% 1% 3,876
65+ 58% 10% 8% 22% 2% 3,702

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who meditate…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 52% 9% 2% 36% 1% 1,447
30-49 60% 7% 2% 29% 2% 3,011
50-64 66% 5% 2% 25% 2% 3,876
65+ 76% 4% 2% 15% 4% 3,702

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 78% 12% 4% 5% 1% 1,447
30-49 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 3,011
50-64 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 3,876
65+ 87% 6% 2% 3% 2% 3,702

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 52% 20% 8% 18% 1% 1,447
30-49 51% 16% 9% 21% 2% 3,011
50-64 59% 14% 8% 18% 2% 3,876
65+ 58% 10% 8% 20% 3% 3,702

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Age distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 55% 12% 28% 3% 2% 1,447
30-49 62% 5% 27% 4% 2% 3,011
50-64 65% 4% 25% 3% 3% 3,876
65+ 63% 5% 26% 3% 3% 3,702

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Age distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 37% 61% 1% 1% 1,447
30-49 48% 50% 2% 1% 3,011
50-64 50% 47% 2% 1% 3,876
65+ 47% 48% 2% 3% 3,702

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Age distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 41% 40% 4% 10% 5% 1,447
30-49 54% 28% 4% 9% 5% 3,011
50-64 58% 25% 4% 7% 5% 3,876
65+ 60% 23% 5% 5% 6% 3,702

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 87% 9% 4% 1,447
30-49 86% 6% 7% 3,011
50-64 86% 8% 7% 3,876
65+ 88% 6% 6% 3,702

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 76% 19% 5% 1,447
30-49 78% 16% 7% 3,011
50-64 76% 17% 8% 3,876
65+ 73% 17% 10% 3,702

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 42% 21% 37% 1,447
30-49 44% 21% 36% 3,011
50-64 46% 16% 38% 3,876
65+ 48% 15% 37% 3,702

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 39% 35% 18% 8% 1,447
30-49 50% 27% 16% 7% 3,011
50-64 53% 26% 16% 6% 3,876
65+ 56% 25% 12% 6% 3,702

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 46% 49% 2% 3% 1,447
30-49 54% 40% 3% 3% 3,011
50-64 57% 37% 3% 3% 3,876
65+ 60% 31% 3% 6% 3,702

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Age distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 46% 49% 4% 1% 1,447
30-49 48% 45% 5% 2% 3,011
50-64 49% 44% 4% 2% 3,876
65+ 49% 42% 5% 4% 3,702

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 32% 65% 3% 1,447
30-49 32% 64% 4% 3,011
50-64 34% 61% 5% 3,876
65+ 30% 64% 6% 3,702

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 53% 40% 4% 2% 1,447
30-49 39% 51% 5% 4% 3,011
50-64 37% 54% 5% 4% 3,876
65+ 30% 61% 4% 5% 3,702

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 46% 49% 6% 1,447
30-49 30% 61% 9% 3,011
50-64 27% 66% 7% 3,876
65+ 20% 71% 9% 3,702

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Age distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,447
30-49 42% 52% 3% 3% 3,011
50-64 48% 46% 2% 3% 3,876
65+ 46% 42% 4% 8% 3,702

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by age group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say humans…

Age distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 19% 29% 2% 48% 3% 1,447
30-49 12% 27% 2% 54% 4% 3,011
50-64 10% 26% 2% 57% 5% 3,876
65+ 10% 20% 4% 56% 11% 3,702