Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 9,542. 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 42% 40% 18% < 1% 9,542
2007 43% 39% 17% < 1% 9,841

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Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 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 45% 40% 14% < 1% 2,774
Evangelical Protestant 48% 37% 14% < 1% 2,469
Historically Black Protestant 43% 48% 9% < 1% 466
Jehovah's Witness 86% 12% 2% < 1% 102
Jewish 32% 49% 19% < 1% 184
Mainline Protestant 36% 45% 19% < 1% 2,158
Mormon 80% 12% 8% < 1% 360
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 40% 52% 1% 713

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,334. 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 22% 31% 25% 22% 4,334
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 36% 25% 13% 3,468
Seldom/never 22% 34% 27% 17% 1,547

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,334. 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 15% 12% 26% 30% 15% 1% 4,334
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 15% 29% 29% 8% 1% 3,468
Seldom/never 13% 15% 29% 32% 10% 1% 1,547

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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% 55% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 54% 3,532
Seldom/never 48% 52% 1,571

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,357. 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% 10% 3% 13% 4% 4,357
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 69% 11% 4% 13% 3% 3,502
Seldom/never 74% 7% 2% 13% 5% 1,555

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,372. 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 14% 10% 76% 4,372
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 12% 11% 78% 3,500
Seldom/never 10% 10% 80% 1,546

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 3,844. 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% 21% 33% 21% 3,844
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 29% 21% 29% 22% 3,176
Seldom/never 42% 20% 24% 14% 1,370

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,394. 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 31% 32% 22% 16% 4,394
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 36% 16% 9% 3,521
Seldom/never 50% 33% 12% 6% 1,565

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,395. 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% 3% 10% 7% 23% 4,395
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 7% 13% 5% 28% 3,523
Seldom/never 43% 9% 15% 6% 26% 1,565

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,388. 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% 67% 4,388
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 68% 3,522
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,567

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 87% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 25% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 64% 29% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,571

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 87% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 46% 5% 1% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 35% 42% 16% 6% 1% 1,571

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 82% 14% 1% 2% < 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 54% 27% 10% 9% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 43% 21% 9% 26% < 1% 1,571

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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% 15% 11% 24% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 7% 12% 15% 66% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,571

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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% 8% 4% 35% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 10% 6% 53% 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 26% 6% 3% 64% 1% 1,571

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 76% 13% 5% 5% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 22% 14% 12% 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 43% 17% 14% 25% 1% 1,571

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 47% 20% 12% 19% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 17% 16% 28% 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 39% 15% 13% 33% 1% 1,571

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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% 7% 29% 3% 3% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 10% 56% 7% 2% 3,532
Seldom/never 19% 10% 61% 8% 2% 1,571

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 44% 54% 2% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 68% 1% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 30% 69% 1% < 1% 1,571

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who read scripture…

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 = 4,409. 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 62% 13% 7% 17% < 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 17% 16% 45% < 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 15% 9% 8% 67% < 1% 1,571

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 90% 5% 5% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 91% 6% 3% 3,532
Seldom/never 84% 9% 7% 1,571

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 72% 20% 7% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 24% 6% 3,532
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 1,571

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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% 15% 35% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 14% 41% 3,532
Seldom/never 40% 21% 39% 1,571

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 47% 36% 13% 4% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 40% 19% 4% 3,532
Seldom/never 31% 40% 21% 7% 1,571

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 62% 33% 3% 3% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 40% 2% 2% 3,532
Seldom/never 55% 40% 1% 4% 1,571

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 51% 44% 4% 1% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 47% 3% 1% 3,532
Seldom/never 48% 48% 3% 2% 1,571

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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% 62% 3% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 40% 3% 3,532
Seldom/never 59% 39% 3% 1,571

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 51% 41% 5% 3% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 71% 22% 4% 3% 3,532
Seldom/never 69% 23% 4% 4% 1,571

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,409. 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 39% 54% 7% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 32% 7% 3,532
Seldom/never 61% 30% 9% 1,571

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 40% 56% 2% 2% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 58% 1% 2% 3,532
Seldom/never 42% 55% 1% 2% 1,571

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 4,409. 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 13% 37% 2% 44% 4% 4,409
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 25% 40% 3% 30% 2% 3,532
Seldom/never 27% 35% 4% 30% 3% 1,571