Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never read scripture

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,085. 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.
2014 11% 36% 53% < 1% 16,085
2007 16% 38% 45% < 1% 15,857

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Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who attend religious services…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 147. 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.
Buddhist 9% 46% 45% < 1% 147
Catholic 23% 46% 30% < 1% 3,807
Evangelical Protestant 19% 47% 33% < 1% 1,462
Hindu 8% 65% 27% < 1% 120
Historically Black Protestant 24% 47% 28% 1% 308
Jewish 7% 52% 41% < 1% 580
Mainline Protestant 12% 48% 39% < 1% 2,641
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% 19% 79% < 1% 6,116

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,989. 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.
At least once a week 18% 25% 28% 29% 1,989
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 35% 25% 13% 5,534
Seldom/never 27% 36% 23% 15% 8,254

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,989. 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.
At least once a week 12% 10% 21% 35% 19% 2% 1,989
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 17% 27% 30% 8% 1% 5,534
Seldom/never 16% 18% 28% 28% 9% 1% 8,254

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 46% 54% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 49% 5,634
Seldom/never 56% 44% 8,378

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,981. 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.
At least once a week 67% 9% 4% 17% 2% 1,981
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 7% 6% 14% 3% 5,579
Seldom/never 75% 5% 4% 11% 4% 8,278

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,986. 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.
At least once a week 18% 13% 69% 1,986
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 12% 73% 5,576
Seldom/never 12% 12% 77% 8,280

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,691. 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.
At least once a week 33% 18% 28% 21% 1,691
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 19% 28% 26% 4,967
Seldom/never 32% 20% 27% 21% 7,435

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,005. 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.
At least once a week 45% 25% 18% 12% 2,005
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 31% 20% 13% 5,612
Seldom/never 39% 31% 18% 11% 8,338

Marital status among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,011. 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.
At least once a week 54% 4% 10% 10% 22% 2,011
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 9% 11% 4% 28% 5,615
Seldom/never 42% 11% 13% 5% 30% 8,349

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,012. 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.
At least once a week 26% 74% 2,012
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 69% 5,608
Seldom/never 24% 76% 8,363

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 71% 23% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 32% 9% 1% 8% 3% 5,634
Seldom/never 28% 26% 11% 1% 29% 5% 8,378

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 70% 26% 3% 1% < 1% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 48% 18% 5% < 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 12% 25% 25% 37% 1% 8,378

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 58% 26% 5% 11% 1% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 24% 13% 30% 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 18% 12% 7% 62% 1% 8,378

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 23% 8% 9% 61% < 1% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 3% 4% 7% 86% < 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 8,378

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 38% 7% 3% 51% 2% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 24% 10% 6% 60% 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 22% 8% 5% 65% 1% 8,378

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 60% 16% 8% 14% 1% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 41% 21% 16% 21% 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 35% 15% 12% 36% 2% 8,378

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 38% 15% 12% 34% 2% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 16% 17% 29% 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 41% 16% 15% 28% 1% 8,378

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 34% 9% 47% 7% 3% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 13% 59% 12% 2% 5,634
Seldom/never 6% 15% 60% 16% 2% 8,378

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 29% 68% 1% 2% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 73% 1% 1% 5,634
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 8,378

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 29% 37% 3% 24% 6% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 30% 1% 46% 9% 5,634
Seldom/never 9% 14% 1% 70% 7% 8,378

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 85% 10% 5% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 23% 8% 5,634
Seldom/never 42% 49% 9% 8,378

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 64% 27% 9% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 43% 9% 5,634
Seldom/never 31% 60% 8% 8,378

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 37% 18% 45% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 16% 48% 5,634
Seldom/never 27% 21% 52% 8,378

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 35% 37% 22% 6% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 39% 27% 6% 5,634
Seldom/never 21% 35% 37% 7% 8,378

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 50% 43% 4% 4% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 44% 3% 3% 5,634
Seldom/never 49% 44% 3% 4% 8,378

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 45% 49% 4% 3% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 50% 3% 2% 5,634
Seldom/never 39% 56% 4% 2% 8,378

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 48% 47% 4% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 67% 30% 4% 5,634
Seldom/never 75% 21% 4% 8,378

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 64% 29% 3% 3% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 78% 15% 4% 3% 5,634
Seldom/never 82% 13% 3% 3% 8,378

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 52% 39% 8% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 23% 7% 5,634
Seldom/never 77% 17% 6% 8,378

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 38% 56% 2% 3% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 61% 2% 2% 5,634
Seldom/never 29% 66% 2% 3% 8,378

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious attendance

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,019. 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.
At least once a week 25% 32% 4% 33% 5% 2,019
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 26% 4% 21% 3% 5,634
Seldom/never 61% 16% 4% 15% 3% 8,378