Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 11,214. 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 22% 15% 14% 48% 1% 11,214
2007 20% 13% 13% 53% 1% 11,431

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 105. 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.
Buddhist 26% 12% 14% 48% < 1% 105
Catholic 14% 13% 13% 60% 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 37% 19% 14% 29% < 1% 2,367
Hindu 6% 5% 25% 64% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 44% 20% 13% 23% < 1% 652
Jewish 8% 8% 14% 69% 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 17% 16% 17% 49% 1% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 19% 16% 14% 50% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 12% 10% 64% 1% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,348. 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 20% 36% 30% 14% 2,348
Once or twice a month 28% 35% 26% 11% 1,553
Several times a year 23% 39% 25% 12% 1,506
Seldom/never 27% 35% 25% 13% 5,534

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,348. 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% 14% 31% 35% 9% 1% 2,348
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 29% 29% 7% 1% 1,553
Several times a year 16% 15% 32% 29% 8% 1% 1,506
Seldom/never 17% 17% 27% 30% 8% 1% 5,534

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 59% 2,394
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 1,575
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,540
Seldom/never 51% 49% 5,634

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,359. 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% 23% 3% 15% 5% 2,359
Once or twice a month 58% 16% 3% 19% 4% 1,552
Several times a year 63% 11% 7% 16% 3% 1,515
Seldom/never 70% 7% 6% 14% 3% 5,579

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,358. 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 14% 8% 78% 2,358
Once or twice a month 15% 12% 73% 1,553
Several times a year 17% 10% 73% 1,512
Seldom/never 15% 12% 73% 5,576

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,135. 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% 21% 21% 13% 2,135
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 25% 16% 1,420
Several times a year 29% 22% 28% 21% 1,384
Seldom/never 26% 19% 28% 26% 4,967

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,383. 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% 36% 13% 7% 2,383
Once or twice a month 44% 35% 13% 8% 1,573
Several times a year 39% 33% 16% 12% 1,527
Seldom/never 37% 31% 20% 13% 5,612

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,379. 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% 8% 18% 8% 24% 2,379
Once or twice a month 41% 10% 15% 5% 29% 1,570
Several times a year 47% 8% 13% 5% 27% 1,535
Seldom/never 48% 9% 11% 4% 28% 5,615

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,385. 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% 68% 2,385
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 1,572
Several times a year 30% 70% 1,537
Seldom/never 31% 69% 5,608

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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 85% 12% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 73% 21% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 66% 25% 5% 1% 3% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 47% 32% 9% 1% 8% 3% 5,634

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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 75% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 58% 36% 4% 1% < 1% 1,575
Several times a year 45% 46% 6% 2% < 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 28% 48% 18% 5% < 1% 5,634

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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 83% 13% 2% 2% 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 61% 26% 7% 5% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 47% 28% 12% 12% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 33% 24% 13% 30% 1% 5,634

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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 23% 22% 16% 38% 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 7% 23% 18% 51% < 1% 1,575
Several times a year 3% 8% 29% 59% < 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 3% 4% 7% 86% < 1% 5,634

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 7% 2% 33% 2% 2,394
Once or twice a month 36% 15% 4% 43% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 28% 12% 12% 46% 2% 1,540
Seldom/never 24% 10% 6% 60% 1% 5,634

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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 75% 13% 6% 5% 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 56% 24% 11% 7% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 50% 20% 19% 11% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 41% 21% 16% 21% 1% 5,634

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 14% 9% 21% 2% 2,394
Once or twice a month 42% 21% 14% 23% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 42% 17% 21% 20% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 37% 16% 17% 29% 1% 5,634

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 10% 38% 4% 3% 2,394
Once or twice a month 30% 12% 48% 8% 2% 1,575
Several times a year 21% 13% 54% 9% 2% 1,540
Seldom/never 14% 13% 59% 12% 2% 5,634

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 60% 1% 1% 2,394
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 25% 73% 1% 1% 5,634

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 30% 4% 14% 7% 2,394
Once or twice a month 33% 36% 2% 19% 9% 1,575
Several times a year 22% 38% 2% 31% 8% 1,540
Seldom/never 14% 30% 1% 46% 9% 5,634

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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 88% 7% 5% 2,394
Once or twice a month 84% 11% 5% 1,575
Several times a year 79% 16% 5% 1,540
Seldom/never 70% 23% 8% 5,634

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 2,394
Once or twice a month 68% 24% 8% 1,575
Several times a year 62% 31% 7% 1,540
Seldom/never 49% 43% 9% 5,634

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 19% 45% 2,394
Once or twice a month 38% 17% 45% 1,575
Several times a year 35% 16% 49% 1,540
Seldom/never 36% 16% 48% 5,634

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 32% 22% 6% 2,394
Once or twice a month 38% 38% 20% 4% 1,575
Several times a year 33% 39% 23% 5% 1,540
Seldom/never 28% 39% 27% 6% 5,634

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 3% 3% 2,394
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,575
Several times a year 52% 44% 2% 2% 1,540
Seldom/never 50% 44% 3% 3% 5,634

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 50% 5% 2% 2,394
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 3% 1% 1,575
Several times a year 42% 54% 3% 1% 1,540
Seldom/never 45% 50% 3% 2% 5,634

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 51% 4% 2,394
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 4% 1,575
Several times a year 62% 35% 4% 1,540
Seldom/never 67% 30% 4% 5,634

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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% 39% 4% 4% 2,394
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 4% 3% 1,575
Several times a year 70% 23% 4% 3% 1,540
Seldom/never 78% 15% 4% 3% 5,634

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,394. 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 43% 48% 9% 2,394
Once or twice a month 56% 35% 8% 1,575
Several times a year 60% 32% 8% 1,540
Seldom/never 70% 23% 7% 5,634

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 55% 1% 3% 2,394
Once or twice a month 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,575
Several times a year 37% 59% 2% 2% 1,540
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 2% 5,634

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 2,394. 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% 33% 3% 43% 4% 2,394
Once or twice a month 25% 31% 5% 35% 4% 1,575
Several times a year 33% 32% 4% 28% 3% 1,540
Seldom/never 45% 26% 4% 21% 3% 5,634