Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 20% 34% 26% 20% 742
Evangelical Protestant 18% 39% 29% 14% 555
Historically Black Protestant 28% 39% 24% 8% 146
Mainline Protestant 16% 35% 28% 21% 684
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 35% 21% 7% 437

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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% 36% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 464
30-49 < 1% 18% 82% < 1% < 1% < 1% 816
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 869
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 27% 67% 6% 694

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 50% 50% 464
30-49 51% 49% 816
50-64 53% 47% 869
65+ 47% 53% 694

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 459. 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% 15% 5% 27% 7% 459
30-49 61% 10% 7% 18% 3% 806
50-64 76% 9% 3% 8% 3% 859
65+ 82% 5% 3% 6% 3% 686

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 454. 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 16% 18% 66% 454
30-49 21% 8% 71% 804
50-64 13% 5% 82% 863
65+ 11% 12% 77% 689

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 419. 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% 23% 20% 15% 419
30-49 24% 19% 33% 24% 763
50-64 31% 18% 30% 21% 789
65+ 38% 24% 24% 15% 588

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 462. 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% 36% 13% 4% 462
30-49 29% 34% 21% 16% 814
50-64 41% 29% 16% 14% 866
65+ 45% 28% 13% 14% 690

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 16% 9% 3% < 1% 72% 464
30-49 58% 9% 14% 1% 17% 814
50-64 60% 5% 19% 6% 10% 865
65+ 57% 4% 11% 25% 4% 693

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 20% 80% 464
30-49 56% 44% 814
50-64 17% 83% 869
65+ 3% 97% 693

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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% 24% 9% 1% 9% 2% 464
30-49 66% 24% 3% 1% 5% 1% 816
50-64 70% 23% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 869
65+ 65% 26% 3% 1% 3% 1% 694

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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% 42% 12% 7% 1% 464
30-49 49% 38% 7% 5% 1% 816
50-64 53% 38% 6% 2% < 1% 869
65+ 56% 35% 5% 3% 1% 694

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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% 59% 21% < 1% 464
30-49 20% 59% 20% 1% 816
50-64 22% 54% 24% < 1% 869
65+ 34% 45% 19% 1% 694

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Age distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 35% 31% 10% 24% 1% 464
30-49 51% 24% 11% 13% 1% 816
50-64 54% 27% 9% 9% 1% 869
65+ 55% 25% 8% 10% 1% 694

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 6% 12% 25% 57% 1% 464
30-49 9% 10% 26% 55% 1% 816
50-64 7% 6% 23% 64% < 1% 869
65+ 9% 6% 23% 62% 1% 694

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 22% 13% 13% 51% 1% 464
30-49 28% 12% 12% 46% 2% 816
50-64 34% 11% 11% 42% 1% 869
65+ 43% 13% 11% 31% 2% 694

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 45% 24% 17% 14% 1% 464
30-49 51% 19% 19% 9% 1% 816
50-64 56% 18% 15% 11% < 1% 869
65+ 56% 18% 15% 9% 2% 694

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 50% 21% 15% 13% 1% 464
30-49 40% 16% 21% 23% < 1% 816
50-64 42% 19% 19% 20% < 1% 869
65+ 40% 10% 24% 24% 2% 694

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 18% 17% 52% 11% 2% 464
30-49 24% 14% 49% 11% 2% 816
50-64 27% 11% 51% 8% 2% 869
65+ 26% 7% 55% 7% 4% 694

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 16% 82% < 1% 1% 464
30-49 31% 67% 1% 1% 816
50-64 34% 64% 2% < 1% 869
65+ 33% 65% 1% 1% 694

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 22% 36% 1% 35% 6% 464
30-49 22% 36% 2% 32% 8% 816
50-64 25% 35% 3% 29% 8% 869
65+ 24% 33% 5% 28% 10% 694

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 73% 21% 6% 464
30-49 77% 18% 4% 816
50-64 80% 12% 7% 869
65+ 76% 16% 9% 694

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 62% 34% 4% 464
30-49 64% 29% 8% 816
50-64 61% 30% 9% 869
65+ 56% 34% 10% 694

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 30% 19% 52% 464
30-49 36% 20% 43% 816
50-64 38% 13% 49% 869
65+ 39% 10% 51% 694

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 24% 39% 32% 5% 464
30-49 33% 37% 25% 6% 816
50-64 40% 36% 22% 2% 869
65+ 39% 37% 20% 5% 694

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 44% 54% 1% 1% 464
30-49 52% 43% 3% 2% 816
50-64 56% 37% 4% 3% 869
65+ 57% 35% 2% 6% 694

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 40% 58% 2% 1% 464
30-49 43% 53% 3% 1% 816
50-64 47% 48% 4% 2% 869
65+ 48% 46% 4% 1% 694

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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% 39% 2% 464
30-49 61% 36% 4% 816
50-64 59% 35% 5% 869
65+ 54% 38% 7% 694

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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% 18% 2% 2% 464
30-49 70% 23% 4% 3% 816
50-64 63% 29% 4% 4% 869
65+ 58% 33% 4% 5% 694

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 464. 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 72% 24% 4% 464
30-49 62% 29% 8% 816
50-64 51% 41% 8% 869
65+ 44% 44% 12% 694

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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 33% 64% 2% 2% 464
30-49 35% 61% 2% 2% 816
50-64 37% 59% 2% 2% 869
65+ 45% 49% 3% 3% 694

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by age group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 464. 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% 34% 3% 21% 1% 464
30-49 34% 29% 4% 29% 3% 816
50-64 25% 35% 6% 31% 3% 869
65+ 27% 31% 6% 30% 7% 694