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

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,336. 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 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 12,336
2007 78% 10% 5% 4% 2% 12,777

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

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

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 79% 11% 5% 5% 1% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 87% 8% 3% 2% 1% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 85% 9% 2% 4% < 1% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 88% 5% 3% 2% 2% 216
Jewish 75% 11% 6% 8% 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 1,894
Mormon 90% 6% 2% 1% 1% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 72% 12% 4% 9% 3% 606

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,209. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 33% 29% 22% 10,209
Once or twice a month 22% 40% 24% 13% 987
Several times a year 22% 33% 29% 16% 363
Seldom/never 24% 31% 27% 18% 361
Don't know 14% 31% 20% 36% 116

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,209. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 12% 28% 35% 15% 2% 10,209
Once or twice a month 13% 16% 34% 28% 9% 1% 987
Several times a year 16% 11% 28% 34% 10% 1% 363
Seldom/never 14% 15% 26% 30% 14% 1% 361
Don't know 6% 12% 27% 32% 22% 1% 116

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 60% 10,465
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,007
Several times a year 43% 57% 367
Seldom/never 50% 50% 372
Don't know 52% 48% 125

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,296. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 18% 2% 16% 4% 10,296
Once or twice a month 57% 19% 3% 18% 3% 987
Several times a year 56% 16% 5% 19% 5% 361
Seldom/never 50% 23% 4% 18% 6% 364
Don't know 62% 10% 6% 20% 2% 119

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,344. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 8% 78% 10,344
Once or twice a month 17% 9% 75% 989
Several times a year 21% 9% 70% 360
Seldom/never 19% 12% 70% 356
Don't know 26% 6% 68% 117

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,949. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 22% 26% 14% 8,949
Once or twice a month 42% 20% 25% 12% 897
Several times a year 46% 17% 25% 13% 336
Seldom/never 53% 20% 17% 10% 309

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,400. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 33% 15% 9% 10,400
Once or twice a month 46% 31% 15% 8% 1,005
Several times a year 49% 28% 14% 9% 366
Seldom/never 51% 34% 8% 7% 368
Don't know 59% 24% 13% 5% 123

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 4% 14% 9% 19% 10,402
Once or twice a month 48% 7% 14% 5% 27% 1,005
Several times a year 51% 7% 11% 7% 24% 367
Seldom/never 33% 9% 20% 11% 27% 367
Don't know 39% 5% 12% 17% 28% 122

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,413. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 10,413
Once or twice a month 38% 62% 1,003
Several times a year 37% 63% 367
Seldom/never 32% 68% 371
Don't know 22% 78% 125

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,007
Several times a year 75% 23% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 70% 18% 6% 2% 2% 1% 372
Don't know 83% 8% 1% 2% 3% 4% 125

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 78% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 1,007
Several times a year 74% 23% 2% 1% 1% 367
Seldom/never 67% 22% 6% 4% 1% 372
Don't know 80% 7% 5% 4% 4% 125

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 19% 7% 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 58% 31% 11% < 1% 1,007
Several times a year 51% 38% 10% 1% 367
Seldom/never 51% 32% 17% 1% 372
Don't know 60% 20% 15% 5% 125

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 82% 15% 1% 2% < 1% 1,007
Several times a year 76% 19% 2% 3% 1% 367
Seldom/never 70% 16% 3% 9% 1% 372
Don't know 81% 4% < 1% 9% 5% 125

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 13% 7% 19% 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 38% 22% 11% 29% < 1% 1,007
Several times a year 34% 20% 15% 30% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 38% 9% 9% 43% 1% 372
Don't know 55% 7% 3% 28% 8% 125

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 5% 1% 24% 2% 10,465
Once or twice a month 48% 12% 4% 35% 2% 1,007
Several times a year 47% 6% 9% 37% 1% 367
Seldom/never 45% 8% 3% 42% 2% 372
Don't know 42% 2% 1% 31% 25% 125

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 14% 7% 18% 2% 10,465
Once or twice a month 43% 23% 14% 19% 1% 1,007
Several times a year 31% 18% 30% 20% 1% 367
Seldom/never 35% 7% 8% 47% 3% 372
Don't know 31% 11% 5% 24% 29% 125

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 5% 24% 3% 3% 10,465
Once or twice a month 51% 8% 34% 6% 2% 1,007
Several times a year 41% 7% 44% 7% 2% 367
Seldom/never 37% 15% 40% 6% 2% 372
Don't know 43% 8% 32% 4% 13% 125

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 48% 2% 1% 10,465
Once or twice a month 38% 60% 1% 2% 1,007
Several times a year 37% 59% < 1% 4% 367
Seldom/never 29% 68% 2% 1% 372
Don't know 44% 46% 3% 6% 125

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 27% 4% 7% 5% 10,465
Once or twice a month 46% 35% 4% 10% 5% 1,007
Several times a year 41% 31% 6% 17% 5% 367
Seldom/never 45% 27% 3% 17% 8% 372
Don't know 41% 18% 18% 8% 15% 125

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 7% 7% 10,465
Once or twice a month 89% 6% 4% 1,007
Several times a year 86% 7% 7% 367
Seldom/never 80% 14% 5% 372
Don't know 73% 14% 13% 125

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 16% 7% 10,465
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 7% 1,007
Several times a year 75% 17% 7% 367
Seldom/never 63% 28% 9% 372
Don't know 56% 24% 20% 125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 18% 35% 10,465
Once or twice a month 44% 17% 38% 1,007
Several times a year 40% 15% 45% 367
Seldom/never 27% 16% 56% 372
Don't know 28% 43% 29% 125

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 27% 14% 7% 10,465
Once or twice a month 46% 30% 18% 6% 1,007
Several times a year 38% 33% 23% 6% 367
Seldom/never 30% 34% 28% 8% 372
Don't know 34% 20% 14% 31% 125

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 37% 3% 4% 10,465
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 2% 3% 1,007
Several times a year 52% 43% 1% 4% 367
Seldom/never 40% 53% 3% 3% 372
Don't know 39% 42% 6% 12% 125

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 44% 5% 2% 10,465
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 4% 2% 1,007
Several times a year 42% 53% 3% 2% 367
Seldom/never 40% 54% 3% 3% 372
Don't know 34% 49% 6% 11% 125

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 64% 5% 10,465
Once or twice a month 37% 60% 3% 1,007
Several times a year 40% 54% 6% 367
Seldom/never 45% 51% 4% 372
Don't know 29% 58% 13% 125

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 54% 5% 4% 10,465
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 5% 3% 1,007
Several times a year 50% 43% 3% 4% 367
Seldom/never 58% 36% 3% 3% 372
Don't know 32% 48% 7% 12% 125

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 65% 8% 10,465
Once or twice a month 41% 52% 8% 1,007
Several times a year 40% 52% 8% 367
Seldom/never 48% 45% 7% 372
Don't know 28% 56% 17% 125

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 49% 3% 4% 10,465
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 2% 4% 1,007
Several times a year 37% 57% 2% 4% 367
Seldom/never 43% 50% 3% 5% 372
Don't know 38% 40% 5% 17% 125

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 10,465. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 25% 3% 56% 6% 10,465
Once or twice a month 15% 30% 3% 47% 5% 1,007
Several times a year 19% 30% 3% 42% 6% 367
Seldom/never 24% 24% 3% 42% 7% 372
Don't know 12% 14% 14% 43% 18% 125