Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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% 28% 15% 8% 781
Evangelical Protestant 41% 38% 13% 8% 978
Historically Black Protestant 51% 33% 11% 6% 248
Mainline Protestant 36% 30% 19% 15% 788
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 50% 31% 13% 5% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,100. 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% 33% 23% 17% 1,100
Some college 33% 32% 24% 11% 959
College 20% 39% 27% 14% 802
Post-graduate degree 10% 45% 27% 18% 529

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,100. 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 18% 13% 29% 27% 12% 2% 1,100
Some college 24% 16% 25% 27% 7% 1% 959
College 9% 18% 32% 32% 8% 1% 802
Post-graduate degree 2% 15% 37% 34% 11% 1% 529

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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% 51% 1,115
Some college 47% 53% 970
College 51% 49% 820
Post-graduate degree 45% 55% 544

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,103. 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% 16% 3% 26% 3% 1,103
Some college 63% 17% 3% 13% 4% 962
College 71% 11% 6% 9% 3% 810
Post-graduate degree 76% 11% 6% 5% 2% 531

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,091. 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 22% 10% 68% 1,091
Some college 11% 12% 77% 961
College 14% 9% 77% 814
Post-graduate degree 12% 10% 78% 540

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 957. 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 56% 21% 16% 7% 957
Some college 35% 25% 27% 14% 868
College 12% 18% 39% 31% 737
Post-graduate degree 9% 10% 37% 44% 484

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,113. 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 39% 9% 16% 7% 28% 1,113
Some college 41% 9% 14% 5% 31% 966
College 61% 5% 9% 3% 23% 816
Post-graduate degree 66% 4% 10% 5% 16% 543

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,112. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
High school or less 28% 72% 1,112
Some college 33% 67% 968
College 33% 67% 817
Post-graduate degree 35% 65% 542

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 73% 19% 4% 1% 2% 1% 1,115
Some college 76% 18% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 970
College 71% 20% 2% < 1% 6% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 70% 22% 2% < 1% 4% 2% 544

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

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

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 66% 27% 4% 2% 1% 1,115
Some college 64% 27% 6% 3% < 1% 970
College 63% 28% 5% 4% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 68% 26% 3% 2% 1% 544

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 32% 50% 17% 1% 1,115
Some college 30% 52% 17% 1% 970
College 45% 43% 12% < 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 48% 42% 10% < 1% 544

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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% 23% 7% 6% 1% 1,115
Some college 65% 23% 4% 7% 1% 970
College 67% 19% 4% 10% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 59% 27% 5% 6% 2% 544

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 18% 24% 13% 45% < 1% 1,115
Some college 15% 22% 14% 49% 1% 970
College 19% 21% 17% 42% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 18% 21% 18% 43% < 1% 544

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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% 15% 4% 42% 2% 1,115
Some college 38% 14% 3% 44% 1% 970
College 39% 15% 6% 40% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 44% 14% 4% 35% 3% 544

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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% 19% 11% 8% 1% 1,115
Some college 60% 21% 9% 8% 1% 970
College 62% 23% 7% 7% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 56% 27% 9% 6% 2% 544

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 41% 19% 11% 27% 2% 1,115
Some college 45% 20% 14% 20% 1% 970
College 49% 22% 13% 15% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 50% 20% 15% 14% 1% 544

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 35% 8% 48% 7% 2% 1,115
Some college 35% 12% 45% 5% 3% 970
College 35% 16% 37% 9% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 34% 20% 33% 9% 5% 544

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 31% 67% 1% 2% 1,115
Some college 34% 63% 2% < 1% 970
College 35% 64% 1% < 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 34% 64% 1% 1% 544

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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% 30% 3% 17% 6% 1,115
Some college 31% 37% 2% 20% 10% 970
College 21% 45% 2% 25% 7% 820
Post-graduate degree 14% 43% 2% 29% 11% 544

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

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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% 8% 5% 1,115
Some college 85% 10% 5% 970
College 78% 15% 7% 820
Post-graduate degree 72% 21% 7% 544

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 71% 21% 7% 1,115
Some college 71% 23% 6% 970
College 60% 31% 9% 820
Post-graduate degree 49% 40% 11% 544

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 33% 21% 46% 1,115
Some college 43% 14% 42% 970
College 44% 11% 46% 820
Post-graduate degree 40% 8% 52% 544

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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% 32% 21% 7% 1,115
Some college 40% 36% 20% 4% 970
College 35% 41% 22% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 31% 40% 27% 2% 544

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 42% 51% 3% 3% 1,115
Some college 55% 38% 3% 4% 970
College 58% 35% 4% 4% 820
Post-graduate degree 51% 44% 3% 2% 544

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,115
Some college 47% 48% 4% 1% 970
College 46% 49% 3% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 37% 59% 3% 1% 544

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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% 52% 5% 1,115
Some college 54% 44% 2% 970
College 55% 42% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 63% 34% 3% 544

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 59% 33% 4% 5% 1,115
Some college 64% 29% 4% 3% 970
College 68% 25% 4% 3% 820
Post-graduate degree 73% 22% 4% 1% 544

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

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

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,115. 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 45% 45% 10% 1,115
Some college 54% 37% 8% 970
College 60% 33% 7% 820
Post-graduate degree 66% 29% 6% 544

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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% 1,115
Some college 40% 55% 3% 1% 970
College 35% 62% 2% 1% 820
Post-graduate degree 28% 68% 2% 1% 544

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,115. 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 22% 27% 3% 41% 7% 1,115
Some college 21% 35% 4% 37% 3% 970
College 30% 35% 5% 29% 2% 820
Post-graduate degree 31% 36% 8% 23% 2% 544