Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,132. 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 41% 50% 9% 12,132
2007 44% 43% 12% 9,963

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 202. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 40% 53% 7% 202
Catholic 68% 24% 8% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 76% 16% 8% 636
Hindu 38% 57% 5% 119
Historically Black Protestant 78% 14% 8% 177
Jewish 20% 70% 11% 513
Mainline Protestant 61% 28% 11% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 68% 9% 5,713

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,473. 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 29% 35% 25% 12% 4,473
Don't believe 30% 36% 21% 14% 6,409
Other/don't know 25% 33% 25% 17% 1,070

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,473. 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% 18% 28% 29% 7% < 1% 4,473
Don't believe 19% 20% 27% 25% 8% 1% 6,409
Other/don't know 16% 16% 26% 30% 10% 1% 1,070

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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% 50% 4,538
Don't believe 61% 39% 6,487
Other/don't know 55% 45% 1,107

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,481. 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% 8% 5% 15% 4% 4,481
Don't believe 75% 4% 6% 11% 4% 6,396
Other/don't know 73% 5% 4% 11% 6% 1,078

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,490. 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 14% 12% 74% 4,490
Don't believe 15% 14% 72% 6,424
Other/don't know 12% 12% 76% 1,094

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,092. 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% 20% 28% 21% 4,092
Don't believe 23% 18% 30% 29% 5,918
Other/don't know 29% 20% 25% 26% 947

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,521. 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 36% 34% 18% 12% 4,521
Don't believe 26% 29% 25% 19% 6,463
Other/don't know 33% 34% 20% 14% 1,098

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,525. 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 44% 11% 11% 4% 30% 4,525
Don't believe 43% 11% 11% 3% 31% 6,462
Other/don't know 44% 9% 12% 5% 30% 1,098

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,528. 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 29% 71% 4,528
Don't believe 24% 76% 6,468
Other/don't know 24% 76% 1,103

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 47% 38% 10% < 1% 3% 2% 4,538
Don't believe 12% 20% 14% 1% 49% 5% 6,487
Other/don't know 25% 32% 17% 1% 9% 17% 1,107

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 28% 44% 19% 8% 1% 4,538
Don't believe 7% 19% 27% 47% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 15% 32% 31% 20% 2% 1,107

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 15% 44% 41% < 1% 4,538
Don't believe 4% 25% 71% < 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 10% 32% 57% < 1% 1,107

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 40% 22% 11% 27% < 1% 4,538
Don't believe 12% 8% 6% 74% < 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 23% 17% 10% 47% 3% 1,107

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 8% 5% 7% 80% < 1% 4,538
Don't believe 3% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 4% 4% 5% 86% 1% 1,107

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 31% 10% 5% 53% 1% 4,538
Don't believe 28% 11% 6% 55% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 31% 10% 5% 51% 2% 1,107

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 47% 18% 13% 21% 1% 4,538
Don't believe 38% 16% 11% 33% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 42% 16% 13% 27% 3% 1,107

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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% 16% 14% 24% < 1% 4,538
Don't believe 50% 17% 14% 19% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 49% 18% 13% 19% 2% 1,107

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 11% 14% 62% 11% 2% 4,538
Don't believe 2% 21% 54% 21% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 5% 20% 58% 12% 5% 1,107

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 24% 75% 1% 1% 4,538
Don't believe 17% 81% 1% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 19% 77% 2% 2% 1,107

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who read scripture…

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 = 4,538. 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 14% 8% 9% 68% < 1% 4,538
Don't believe 4% 4% 7% 85% < 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 7% 8% 8% 76% 1% 1,107

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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% 35% 5% 4,538
Don't believe 2% 97% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 8% 34% 58% 1,107

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 31% 18% 51% 4,538
Don't believe 21% 16% 63% 6,487
Other/don't know 24% 24% 52% 1,107

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 24% 40% 31% 5% 4,538
Don't believe 14% 34% 48% 4% 6,487
Other/don't know 18% 39% 34% 9% 1,107

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 52% 43% 2% 3% 4,538
Don't believe 47% 47% 4% 3% 6,487
Other/don't know 46% 40% 5% 9% 1,107

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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% 54% 3% 1% 4,538
Don't believe 31% 65% 3% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 37% 54% 5% 3% 1,107

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 71% 26% 3% 4,538
Don't believe 85% 12% 3% 6,487
Other/don't know 75% 19% 5% 1,107

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 83% 13% 3% 2% 4,538
Don't believe 90% 7% 2% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 83% 11% 3% 3% 1,107

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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 75% 19% 6% 4,538
Don't believe 87% 10% 4% 6,487
Other/don't know 77% 14% 9% 1,107

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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% 64% 2% 2% 4,538
Don't believe 21% 76% 2% 2% 6,487
Other/don't know 28% 65% 4% 3% 1,107

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 4,538. 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 47% 29% 4% 18% 2% 4,538
Don't believe 81% 8% 3% 7% 1% 6,487
Other/don't know 58% 15% 11% 10% 5% 1,107