Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. 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 83% 11% 6% 3,457
2007 83% 10% 7% 3,543

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Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/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 89% 7% 5% 782
Evangelical Protestant 91% 5% 4% 979
Historically Black Protestant 94% 3% 4% 249
Mainline Protestant 84% 9% 7% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 61% 32% 7% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,775. 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.
Believe 26% 34% 24% 15% 2,775
Don't believe 29% 37% 22% 12% 404
Other/don't know 15% 36% 30% 20% 213

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,775. 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.
Believe 18% 14% 29% 29% 9% 1% 2,775
Don't believe 18% 17% 31% 26% 8% 1% 404
Other/don't know 7% 17% 26% 35% 14% 1% 213

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 46% 54% 2,827
Don't believe 58% 42% 407
Other/don't know 55% 45% 223

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,800. 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.
Believe 60% 16% 3% 17% 3% 2,800
Don't believe 66% 7% 5% 19% 3% 399
Other/don't know 59% 13% 3% 22% 3% 215

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,789. 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.
Believe 16% 10% 74% 2,789
Don't believe 17% 13% 70% 405
Other/don't know 22% 6% 73% 216

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,493. 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.
Believe 38% 21% 25% 15% 2,493
Don't believe 29% 19% 28% 25% 372
Other/don't know 43% 17% 19% 21% 183

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,823. 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.
Believe 45% 33% 14% 9% 2,823
Don't believe 33% 28% 20% 19% 406
Other/don't know 38% 31% 19% 13% 220

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,819. 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.
Believe 45% 8% 13% 6% 28% 2,819
Don't believe 45% 12% 13% 3% 28% 407
Other/don't know 51% 5% 19% 5% 21% 219

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,819. 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.
Believe 32% 68% 2,819
Don't believe 26% 74% 407
Other/don't know 23% 77% 220

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 2,827. 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.
Believe 79% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,827
Don't believe 41% 29% 7% < 1% 20% 3% 407
Other/don't know 55% 25% 8% 2% 1% 8% 223

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 69% 26% 3% 1% < 1% 2,827
Don't believe 40% 32% 14% 14% 1% 407
Other/don't know 54% 31% 10% 3% 2% 223

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 38% 49% 13% < 1% 2,827
Don't believe 17% 47% 35% 1% 407
Other/don't know 31% 44% 23% 1% 223

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 68% 23% 5% 3% 1% 2,827
Don't believe 39% 22% 8% 30% 1% 407
Other/don't know 55% 20% 10% 13% 2% 223

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 18% 23% 15% 43% < 1% 2,827
Don't believe 11% 18% 11% 60% < 1% 407
Other/don't know 15% 17% 17% 51% 1% 223

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 37% 14% 4% 43% 2% 2,827
Don't believe 45% 15% 4% 35% 1% 407
Other/don't know 44% 16% 4% 33% 4% 223

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 60% 22% 10% 7% 1% 2,827
Don't believe 59% 18% 8% 14% < 1% 407
Other/don't know 56% 17% 14% 10% 3% 223

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 42% 21% 13% 23% 1% 2,827
Don't believe 57% 16% 9% 16% 1% 407
Other/don't know 52% 17% 11% 16% 4% 223

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 38% 10% 44% 6% 2% 2,827
Don't believe 16% 25% 41% 16% 2% 407
Other/don't know 23% 18% 44% 6% 10% 223

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 2,827. 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.
Believe 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,827
Don't believe 25% 72% 2% 1% 407
Other/don't know 29% 65% 4% 2% 223

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 2,827. 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.
Believe 37% 40% 3% 13% 7% 2,827
Don't believe 13% 15% 2% 64% 6% 407
Other/don't know 20% 16% < 1% 39% 25% 223

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 78% 17% 6% 2,827
Don't believe 12% 86% 2% 407
Other/don't know 17% 31% 52% 223

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 42% 15% 43% 2,827
Don't believe 24% 15% 61% 407
Other/don't know 23% 33% 44% 223

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 41% 35% 19% 5% 2,827
Don't believe 21% 35% 42% 2% 407
Other/don't know 28% 40% 20% 13% 223

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 50% 44% 2% 3% 2,827
Don't believe 43% 46% 4% 6% 407
Other/don't know 49% 36% 11% 4% 223

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 46% 49% 3% 1% 2,827
Don't believe 31% 65% 2% 1% 407
Other/don't know 42% 49% 6% 4% 223

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 48% 49% 3% 2,827
Don't believe 66% 31% 3% 407
Other/don't know 60% 34% 6% 223

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 61% 32% 4% 4% 2,827
Don't believe 79% 15% 3% 3% 407
Other/don't know 64% 25% 7% 4% 223

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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.
Believe 49% 42% 9% 2,827
Don't believe 74% 19% 6% 407
Other/don't know 55% 34% 11% 223

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 2,827. 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.
Believe 43% 53% 2% 2% 2,827
Don't believe 22% 73% 3% 1% 407
Other/don't know 34% 55% 5% 6% 223

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say humans…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 2,827. 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.
Believe 20% 33% 4% 39% 4% 2,827
Don't believe 52% 20% 5% 22% 2% 407
Other/don't know 29% 24% 13% 20% 12% 223