Frequency of reading scripture among 30-49 year olds

% of 30-49 year olds who read scripture…

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 = 9,178. 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 34% 11% 9% 46% 1% 9,178
2007 33% 11% 8% 47% 1% 11,823

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Frequency of reading scripture among 30-49 year olds by religious group

% of 30-49 year olds who read scripture…

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 26% 13% 11% 51% < 1% 1,763
Evangelical Protestant 61% 12% 8% 18% < 1% 2,168
Hindu 9% 9% 22% 59% < 1% 109
Historically Black Protestant 60% 14% 8% 17% < 1% 552
Jewish 16% 8% 9% 65% 2% 165
Mainline Protestant 27% 13% 14% 45% 1% 1,269
Mormon 76% 8% 3% 12% < 1% 223
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 6% 5% 78% < 1% 2,371

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

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 < 1% 15% 85% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month < 1% 17% 83% < 1% < 1% < 1% 954
Several times a year < 1% 18% 82% < 1% < 1% < 1% 816
Seldom/never < 1% 21% 79% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,353

Gender composition among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 56% 3,011
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 954
Several times a year 51% 49% 816
Seldom/never 54% 46% 4,353

Racial and ethnic composition among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,972. 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 53% 19% 2% 21% 5% 2,972
Once or twice a month 56% 16% 3% 22% 3% 940
Several times a year 61% 10% 7% 18% 3% 806
Seldom/never 69% 6% 5% 16% 4% 4,308

Immigrant status among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,977. 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 21% 7% 72% 2,977
Once or twice a month 23% 7% 71% 939
Several times a year 21% 8% 71% 804
Seldom/never 18% 9% 73% 4,302

Income distribution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,754. 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% 22% 27% 16% 2,754
Once or twice a month 35% 20% 27% 18% 882
Several times a year 24% 19% 33% 24% 763
Seldom/never 25% 19% 29% 27% 4,055

Educational distribution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,001. 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 38% 33% 17% 11% 3,001
Once or twice a month 41% 30% 17% 13% 953
Several times a year 29% 34% 21% 16% 814
Seldom/never 34% 29% 22% 15% 4,344

Marital status among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,001. 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 58% 6% 16% 2% 18% 3,001
Once or twice a month 56% 9% 14% 1% 20% 953
Several times a year 58% 9% 14% 1% 17% 814
Seldom/never 55% 11% 12% 1% 21% 4,348

Parent of children under 18 among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,996. 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% 37% 2,996
Once or twice a month 60% 40% 951
Several times a year 56% 44% 814
Seldom/never 54% 46% 4,341

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 3,011. 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 89% 9% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 954
Several times a year 66% 24% 3% 1% 5% 1% 816
Seldom/never 39% 29% 10% < 1% 18% 4% 4,353

Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 5% 3% 1% 954
Several times a year 49% 38% 7% 5% 1% 816
Seldom/never 23% 33% 21% 23% < 1% 4,353

Attendance at religious services among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 23% 8% < 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 33% 50% 17% < 1% 954
Several times a year 20% 59% 20% 1% 816
Seldom/never 9% 36% 55% < 1% 4,353

Frequency of prayer among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 66% 22% 5% 6% 1% 954
Several times a year 51% 24% 11% 13% 1% 816
Seldom/never 26% 18% 10% 45% < 1% 4,353

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 57% 15% 7% 20% < 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 17% 24% 14% 44% < 1% 954
Several times a year 9% 10% 26% 55% 1% 816
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 4,353

Frequency of meditation among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 7% 2% 29% 2% 3,011
Once or twice a month 34% 15% 4% 46% 1% 954
Several times a year 28% 12% 12% 46% 2% 816
Seldom/never 24% 8% 5% 62% 1% 4,353

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 58% 22% 11% 8% 1% 954
Several times a year 51% 19% 19% 9% 1% 816
Seldom/never 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 4,353

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 51% 16% 9% 21% 2% 3,011
Once or twice a month 43% 19% 13% 24% 1% 954
Several times a year 40% 16% 21% 23% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 36% 16% 17% 31% < 1% 4,353

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 5% 27% 4% 2% 3,011
Once or twice a month 35% 12% 43% 7% 3% 954
Several times a year 24% 14% 49% 11% 2% 816
Seldom/never 11% 13% 59% 15% 2% 4,353

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 3,011. 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 48% 50% 2% 1% 3,011
Once or twice a month 34% 63% 1% 1% 954
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 816
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 4,353

Interpreting scripture among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 3,011. 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% 28% 4% 9% 5% 3,011
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 2% 19% 10% 954
Several times a year 22% 36% 2% 32% 8% 816
Seldom/never 13% 21% 1% 57% 7% 4,353

Belief in Heaven among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 86% 6% 7% 3,011
Once or twice a month 83% 12% 6% 954
Several times a year 77% 18% 4% 816
Seldom/never 57% 36% 8% 4,353

Belief in Hell among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 78% 16% 7% 3,011
Once or twice a month 67% 25% 7% 954
Several times a year 64% 29% 8% 816
Seldom/never 42% 50% 8% 4,353

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 21% 36% 3,011
Once or twice a month 37% 19% 44% 954
Several times a year 36% 20% 43% 816
Seldom/never 30% 21% 49% 4,353

Political ideology among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 27% 16% 7% 3,011
Once or twice a month 37% 37% 22% 5% 954
Several times a year 33% 37% 25% 6% 816
Seldom/never 22% 38% 33% 7% 4,353

Views about size of government among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 40% 3% 3% 3,011
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 3% 4% 954
Several times a year 52% 43% 3% 2% 816
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 3% 4,353

Views about government aid to the poor among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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 48% 45% 5% 2% 3,011
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 4% 1% 954
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 1% 816
Seldom/never 43% 51% 4% 2% 4,353

Views about abortion among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 64% 4% 3,011
Once or twice a month 50% 47% 3% 954
Several times a year 61% 36% 4% 816
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 4,353

Views about homosexuality among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 51% 5% 4% 3,011
Once or twice a month 64% 27% 5% 4% 954
Several times a year 70% 23% 4% 3% 816
Seldom/never 81% 14% 3% 3% 4,353

Views about same-sex marriage among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,011. 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% 61% 9% 3,011
Once or twice a month 53% 37% 10% 954
Several times a year 62% 29% 8% 816
Seldom/never 74% 19% 6% 4,353

Views about environmental regulation among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 3,011. 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% 52% 3% 3% 3,011
Once or twice a month 37% 57% 3% 2% 954
Several times a year 35% 61% 2% 2% 816
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 2% 4,353

Views about human evolution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 30-49 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 3,011. 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 12% 27% 2% 54% 4% 3,011
Once or twice a month 24% 31% 4% 37% 3% 954
Several times a year 34% 29% 4% 29% 3% 816
Seldom/never 54% 20% 4% 18% 3% 4,353