Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 9,811. 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 60% 27% 12% 1% 9,811
2007 61% 25% 13% 1% 11,149

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Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 52% 33% 14% < 1% 1,545
Evangelical Protestant 70% 21% 8% 1% 4,757
Historically Black Protestant 64% 29% 7% < 1% 1,094
Jehovah's Witness 85% 11% 4% 1% 107
Mainline Protestant 51% 34% 15% 1% 1,266
Mormon 81% 12% 4% 2% 210
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 37% 42% 1% 546

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,040. 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% 33% 29% 24% 6,040
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 36% 31% 15% 2,412
Seldom/never 14% 35% 31% 19% 1,091

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,040. 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 9% 10% 28% 35% 17% 2% 6,040
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 11% 13% 30% 36% 10% 1% 2,412
Seldom/never 7% 13% 29% 35% 13% 3% 1,091

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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 41% 59% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 55% 2,447
Seldom/never 50% 50% 1,107

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,118. 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% 19% 2% 17% 3% 6,118
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 21% 2% 20% 4% 2,418
Seldom/never 58% 15% 2% 21% 4% 1,096

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,112. 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 17% 7% 76% 6,112
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 9% 74% 2,399
Seldom/never 18% 7% 74% 1,078

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 5,214. 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 42% 22% 25% 11% 5,214
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 22% 18% 10% 2,131
Seldom/never 57% 23% 14% 6% 942

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,154. 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% 31% 13% 6% 6,154
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 28% 8% 3% 2,436
Seldom/never 70% 24% 4% 2% 1,096

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,171. 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% 12% 9% 17% 6,171
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 8% 18% 7% 22% 2,441
Seldom/never 34% 8% 21% 12% 25% 1,097

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,176. 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% 69% 6,176
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 67% 2,439
Seldom/never 24% 76% 1,106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 92% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 77% 17% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1,107

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 74% 23% 2% 1% < 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 58% 29% 8% 5% 1% 1,107

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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 89% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 70% 19% 6% 5% 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 57% 17% 5% 20% 1% 1,107

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 12% 6% 14% 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 15% 19% 19% 46% 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 12% 5% 4% 78% 1% 1,107

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 6% 2% 27% 3% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 9% 4% 45% 2% 2,447
Seldom/never 39% 5% 3% 51% 2% 1,107

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 8% 3% 3% 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 16% 10% 9% 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 56% 13% 8% 22% 1% 1,107

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 15% 9% 23% 2% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 14% 14% 30% 2% 2,447
Seldom/never 38% 12% 12% 36% 2% 1,107

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 3% 21% 3% 2% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 6% 41% 7% 2% 2,447
Seldom/never 36% 7% 47% 8% 2% 1,107

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 46% 1% 2% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 61% 1% 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 32% 64% 1% 3% 1,107

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 80% 8% 3% 8% 1% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 20% 12% 27% < 1% 2,447
Seldom/never 28% 9% 8% 54% 1% 1,107

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 93% 4% 3% 2,447
Seldom/never 90% 6% 4% 1,107

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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 84% 10% 6% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 81% 12% 6% 2,447
Seldom/never 74% 19% 8% 1,107

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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% 17% 35% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 38% 19% 43% 2,447
Seldom/never 35% 23% 42% 1,107

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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% 23% 12% 7% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 30% 18% 7% 2,447
Seldom/never 42% 25% 22% 11% 1,107

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 41% 2% 3% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 53% 2% 3% 2,447
Seldom/never 40% 53% 2% 5% 1,107

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 43% 4% 2% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 46% 3% 2% 2,447
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 2% 1,107

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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% 71% 4% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 55% 5% 2,447
Seldom/never 41% 53% 6% 1,107

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 28% 64% 4% 4% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 42% 4% 4% 2,447
Seldom/never 47% 43% 4% 5% 1,107

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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 19% 74% 7% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 53% 9% 2,447
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 1,107

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 49% 44% 3% 4% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 48% 2% 3% 2,447
Seldom/never 45% 46% 3% 5% 1,107

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious attendance

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 = 6,198. 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 9% 20% 2% 64% 5% 6,198
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 27% 3% 50% 5% 2,447
Seldom/never 18% 25% 3% 48% 7% 1,107