Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 49% 27% 13% 11% 1,800
Evangelical Protestant 42% 35% 15% 8% 5,489
Historically Black Protestant 50% 34% 10% 6% 1,181
Jehovah's Witness 63% 25% 8% 4% 214
Jewish 30% 19% 22% 29% 120
Mainline Protestant 38% 31% 18% 13% 1,885
Mormon 22% 42% 25% 11% 512
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 51% 32% 10% 6% 603

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,956. 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.
High school or less 16% 29% 29% 26% 3,956
Some college 22% 34% 27% 17% 3,602
College 15% 39% 30% 16% 2,735
Post-graduate degree 7% 42% 29% 21% 1,710

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,956. 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.
High school or less 10% 9% 25% 35% 18% 2% 3,956
Some college 13% 14% 28% 32% 12% 1% 3,602
College 6% 15% 32% 36% 10% 1% 2,735
Post-graduate degree 1% 13% 35% 35% 14% 1% 1,710

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 43% 57% 4,009
Some college 39% 61% 3,678
College 40% 60% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 48% 52% 1,759

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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.
High school or less 53% 20% 1% 23% 3% 3,961
Some college 62% 18% 1% 12% 6% 3,615
College 69% 14% 5% 8% 4% 2,763
Post-graduate degree 69% 14% 5% 7% 4% 1,726

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,942. 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.
High school or less 20% 7% 73% 3,942
Some college 9% 9% 82% 3,636
College 14% 9% 78% 2,796
Post-graduate degree 15% 8% 78% 1,738

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,337. 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.
High school or less 57% 21% 16% 6% 3,337
Some college 36% 25% 28% 11% 3,200
College 19% 19% 36% 26% 2,462
Post-graduate degree 10% 14% 37% 39% 1,552

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,989. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
High school or less 47% 5% 15% 12% 21% 3,989
Some college 51% 5% 15% 8% 21% 3,660
College 65% 3% 12% 5% 15% 2,793
Post-graduate degree 69% 3% 9% 5% 14% 1,754

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,998. 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.
High school or less 27% 73% 3,998
Some college 33% 67% 3,672
College 38% 62% 2,801
Post-graduate degree 34% 66% 1,744

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Educational distribution 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 = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4,009
Some college 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3,678
College 91% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 89% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1,759

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 87% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,009
Some college 88% 9% 2% 1% 1% 3,678
College 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 89% 7% 2% 1% 1% 1,759

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 68% 22% 10% 1% 4,009
Some college 68% 23% 9% < 1% 3,678
College 77% 18% 4% < 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 79% 16% 5% 1% 1,759

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,009
Some college 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 3,678
College 92% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 91% 6% 1% 2% < 1% 1,759

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 57% 14% 6% 22% 1% 4,009
Some college 55% 14% 9% 22% 1% 3,678
College 60% 13% 10% 17% 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 57% 14% 10% 18% < 1% 1,759

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 64% 6% 2% 25% 2% 4,009
Some college 63% 6% 2% 27% 2% 3,678
College 63% 6% 2% 27% 2% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 68% 6% 2% 22% 2% 1,759

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 4,009
Some college 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 3,678
College 85% 9% 3% 2% 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 1,759

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 55% 13% 7% 22% 3% 4,009
Some college 53% 16% 9% 20% 2% 3,678
College 56% 16% 10% 16% 2% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 61% 17% 10% 10% 2% 1,759

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 60% 5% 29% 4% 2% 4,009
Some college 63% 6% 26% 3% 3% 3,678
College 66% 7% 21% 3% 3% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 62% 8% 20% 5% 4% 1,759

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 40% 56% 2% 2% 4,009
Some college 49% 48% 2% 1% 3,678
College 56% 42% 2% < 1% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 51% 46% 3% < 1% 1,759

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 64% 21% 4% 7% 5% 4,009
Some college 51% 30% 5% 8% 5% 3,678
College 45% 36% 5% 9% 5% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 35% 42% 5% 11% 7% 1,759

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 89% 6% 5% 4,009
Some college 87% 7% 6% 3,678
College 84% 8% 8% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 80% 10% 10% 1,759

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 78% 16% 7% 4,009
Some college 77% 16% 7% 3,678
College 74% 18% 9% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 64% 24% 12% 1,759

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 38% 22% 40% 4,009
Some college 47% 17% 35% 3,678
College 57% 14% 29% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 49% 13% 38% 1,759

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 49% 25% 17% 9% 4,009
Some college 51% 29% 14% 7% 3,678
College 57% 27% 12% 4% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 45% 35% 16% 3% 1,759

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 44% 49% 3% 4% 4,009
Some college 60% 33% 3% 4% 3,678
College 68% 27% 3% 3% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 64% 30% 3% 3% 1,759

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 44% 48% 4% 3% 4,009
Some college 51% 43% 5% 2% 3,678
College 56% 38% 4% 2% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 45% 48% 6% 1% 1,759

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 30% 65% 5% 4,009
Some college 33% 62% 4% 3,678
College 32% 64% 4% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 40% 56% 3% 1,759

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 37% 55% 4% 4% 4,009
Some college 39% 51% 5% 4% 3,678
College 39% 52% 5% 4% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 46% 44% 5% 5% 1,759

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 26% 64% 9% 4,009
Some college 30% 63% 7% 3,678
College 31% 63% 7% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 39% 54% 7% 1,759

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 46% 46% 3% 6% 4,009
Some college 44% 50% 3% 3% 3,678
College 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,759

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by educational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 4,009. 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.
High school or less 13% 21% 3% 56% 7% 4,009
Some college 10% 28% 2% 56% 4% 3,678
College 11% 27% 3% 54% 5% 2,816
Post-graduate degree 14% 35% 5% 42% 4% 1,759