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

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

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 = 3,457. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 44% 20% 13% 22% 1% 3,457
2007 40% 19% 15% 24% 3% 3,543

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

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

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 45% 20% 13% 21% 1% 782
Evangelical Protestant 40% 21% 14% 25% 1% 979
Historically Black Protestant 33% 24% 17% 24% 2% 249
Mainline Protestant 48% 18% 14% 18% 1% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 51% 16% 6% 26% 1% 362

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 once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,581. 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% 34% 24% 15% 1,581
Once or twice a month 30% 33% 24% 13% 667
Several times a year 25% 36% 24% 15% 437
Seldom/never 21% 39% 25% 15% 664

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,581. 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 18% 15% 28% 29% 9% 1% 1,581
Once or twice a month 20% 15% 28% 28% 9% 1% 667
Several times a year 15% 17% 30% 28% 10% 1% 437
Seldom/never 14% 14% 32% 28% 10% 1% 664

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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% 48% 1,610
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 675
Several times a year 48% 52% 444
Seldom/never 44% 56% 681

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,586. 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 63% 13% 3% 18% 4% 1,586
Once or twice a month 59% 16% 5% 17% 3% 671
Several times a year 58% 16% 3% 19% 3% 436
Seldom/never 61% 18% 4% 15% 3% 675

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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 17% 11% 72% 1,592
Once or twice a month 18% 11% 72% 668
Several times a year 17% 12% 71% 437
Seldom/never 13% 9% 78% 668

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,413. 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 39% 20% 23% 18% 1,413
Once or twice a month 37% 22% 26% 16% 604
Several times a year 32% 19% 31% 18% 401
Seldom/never 38% 22% 26% 14% 597

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,608. 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% 33% 16% 11% 1,608
Once or twice a month 41% 33% 16% 10% 673
Several times a year 38% 35% 15% 12% 443
Seldom/never 53% 30% 11% 6% 680

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,604. 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 44% 9% 13% 5% 29% 1,604
Once or twice a month 45% 8% 14% 5% 28% 674
Several times a year 48% 8% 13% 7% 24% 443
Seldom/never 47% 6% 14% 7% 26% 679

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,605. 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 28% 72% 1,605
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 673
Several times a year 35% 65% 442
Seldom/never 32% 68% 680

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 1,610. 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 69% 21% 5% < 1% 4% 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 76% 19% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 675
Several times a year 72% 22% 3% 1% 1% 1% 444
Seldom/never 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 681

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 63% 26% 6% 4% 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 3% 1% 1% 675
Several times a year 66% 29% 4% 1% < 1% 444
Seldom/never 66% 28% 4% 2% < 1% 681

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 33% 46% 20% < 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 37% 51% 12% < 1% 675
Several times a year 40% 52% 8% < 1% 444
Seldom/never 34% 51% 14% < 1% 681

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 63% 22% 6% 8% 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 67% 22% 5% 6% 1% 675
Several times a year 62% 28% 7% 2% 1% 444
Seldom/never 66% 22% 4% 6% 1% 681

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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% 21% 13% 51% < 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 19% 25% 16% 39% 1% 675
Several times a year 19% 24% 20% 37% < 1% 444
Seldom/never 18% 21% 13% 47% < 1% 681

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 47% 15% 3% 33% 2% 1,610
Once or twice a month 34% 16% 5% 44% 1% 675
Several times a year 33% 18% 7% 41% 1% 444
Seldom/never 28% 11% 3% 57% 1% 681

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 69% 15% 7% 7% 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 54% 28% 11% 5% 2% 675
Several times a year 45% 32% 15% 7% 1% 444
Seldom/never 55% 21% 10% 13% 1% 681

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 33% 15% 41% 7% 3% 1,610
Once or twice a month 37% 11% 45% 7% 1% 675
Several times a year 35% 9% 45% 7% 3% 444
Seldom/never 36% 8% 48% 7% 2% 681

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 1,610. 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 32% 66% 2% 1% 1,610
Once or twice a month 35% 64% 1% < 1% 675
Several times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 444
Seldom/never 31% 67% 1% 1% 681

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 1,610. 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% 36% 2% 26% 8% 1,610
Once or twice a month 34% 38% 2% 18% 7% 675
Several times a year 32% 41% 3% 16% 9% 444
Seldom/never 45% 33% 3% 13% 6% 681

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 79% 14% 7% 1,610
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 5% 675
Several times a year 87% 8% 5% 444
Seldom/never 88% 8% 4% 681

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 62% 30% 8% 1,610
Once or twice a month 69% 23% 8% 675
Several times a year 74% 18% 8% 444
Seldom/never 72% 22% 6% 681

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 35% 18% 47% 1,610
Once or twice a month 40% 16% 44% 675
Several times a year 48% 10% 43% 444
Seldom/never 39% 17% 44% 681

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 33% 36% 26% 5% 1,610
Once or twice a month 39% 36% 20% 4% 675
Several times a year 39% 41% 18% 2% 444
Seldom/never 47% 31% 16% 6% 681

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 50% 42% 4% 5% 1,610
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 2% 2% 675
Several times a year 50% 47% 2% 2% 444
Seldom/never 51% 44% 2% 4% 681

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,610
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 4% 1% 675
Several times a year 44% 53% 3% < 1% 444
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 681

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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 50% 46% 4% 1,610
Once or twice a month 52% 45% 3% 675
Several times a year 51% 47% 2% 444
Seldom/never 49% 46% 4% 681

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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% 27% 3% 3% 1,610
Once or twice a month 63% 29% 4% 4% 675
Several times a year 62% 30% 4% 4% 444
Seldom/never 59% 33% 5% 3% 681

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,610. 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% 35% 9% 1,610
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 6% 675
Several times a year 52% 41% 7% 444
Seldom/never 43% 45% 11% 681

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 1,610. 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% 60% 3% 2% 1,610
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 675
Several times a year 41% 55% 3% 2% 444
Seldom/never 45% 50% 3% 3% 681

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 1,610. 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% 34% 5% 31% 3% 1,610
Once or twice a month 21% 35% 2% 37% 5% 675
Several times a year 19% 31% 5% 41% 4% 444
Seldom/never 22% 25% 4% 44% 5% 681