Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 21,955. 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 28% 10% 9% 52% 1% 21,955

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 212. 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 23% 10% 8% 58% 1% 212
Catholic 23% 11% 10% 55% 1% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 51% 14% 9% 25% 1% 3,811
Hindu 10% 10% 19% 60% 1% 158
Historically Black Protestant 57% 14% 8% 20% 1% 1,290
Jewish 14% 7% 8% 70% 1% 633
Mainline Protestant 27% 13% 12% 46% 1% 3,901
Mormon 63% 10% 2% 23% 2% 267
Muslim 47% 13% 10% 29% 2% 178
Orthodox Christian 30% 12% 15% 42% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,773. 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% 33% 27% 20% 5,773
Once or twice a month 30% 34% 22% 14% 2,147
Several times a year 26% 36% 24% 14% 1,907
Seldom/never 28% 34% 23% 15% 11,585
Don't know 12% 29% 23% 37% 138

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,773. 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% 13% 27% 31% 14% 2% 5,773
Once or twice a month 20% 15% 28% 26% 9% 1% 2,147
Several times a year 17% 15% 29% 28% 10% 1% 1,907
Seldom/never 18% 17% 26% 28% 9% 1% 11,585
Don't know 10% 7% 23% 32% 23% 5% 138

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 62% 5,903
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 2,183
Several times a year 49% 51% 1,942
Seldom/never 51% 49% 11,766
Don't know 43% 57% 161

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,821. 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% 23% 3% 19% 5% 5,821
Once or twice a month 57% 17% 4% 19% 4% 2,160
Several times a year 62% 11% 6% 17% 4% 1,915
Seldom/never 72% 6% 5% 13% 3% 11,642
Don't know 57% 17% 3% 16% 6% 151

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 9% 73% 5,799
Once or twice a month 18% 11% 71% 2,153
Several times a year 17% 11% 72% 1,911
Seldom/never 14% 12% 74% 11,625
Don't know 19% 11% 70% 150

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,057. 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% 21% 20% 11% 5,057
Once or twice a month 39% 21% 25% 15% 1,940
Several times a year 34% 19% 28% 19% 1,740
Seldom/never 31% 20% 27% 22% 10,381

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,870. 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% 32% 12% 8% 5,870
Once or twice a month 44% 31% 15% 10% 2,178
Several times a year 39% 32% 16% 13% 1,927
Seldom/never 39% 30% 19% 12% 11,718
Don't know 60% 22% 12% 6% 150

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,867. 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% 6% 16% 10% 24% 5,867
Once or twice a month 42% 9% 13% 6% 30% 2,173
Several times a year 45% 8% 12% 6% 28% 1,938
Seldom/never 43% 10% 12% 5% 30% 11,723
Don't know 43% 6% 17% 12% 21% 151

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 5,879
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 2,175
Several times a year 29% 71% 1,936
Seldom/never 26% 74% 11,735
Don't know 18% 82% 156

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 1% 1% 1% 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 70% 21% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 60% 26% 5% 1% 6% 2% 1,942
Seldom/never 37% 28% 10% 1% 20% 4% 11,766
Don't know 70% 10% 2% 7% 2% 9% 161

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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 84% 12% 2% 2% 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 62% 29% 5% 3% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 45% 40% 9% 5% 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 22% 33% 21% 23% 1% 11,766
Don't know 63% 17% 1% 5% 14% 161

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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 64% 25% 11% 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 33% 51% 16% < 1% 2,183
Several times a year 20% 56% 23% < 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 10% 35% 54% < 1% 11,766
Don't know 37% 25% 17% 22% 161

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 10% 1% 2% < 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 62% 24% 6% 8% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 46% 27% 10% 17% 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 26% 17% 9% 48% 1% 11,766
Don't know 55% 10% 2% 3% 30% 161

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 14% 8% 25% 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 17% 22% 14% 47% < 1% 2,183
Several times a year 7% 9% 24% 59% < 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 11,766
Don't know 25% 6% 7% 37% 26% 161

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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 64% 7% 2% 26% 2% 5,903
Once or twice a month 39% 15% 4% 41% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 30% 12% 12% 44% 2% 1,942
Seldom/never 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 11,766
Don't know 36% 3% 2% 29% 29% 161

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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 80% 11% 4% 5% 1% 5,903
Once or twice a month 58% 22% 10% 8% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 50% 20% 17% 12% 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 39% 18% 13% 29% 1% 11,766
Don't know 59% 5% 3% 9% 24% 161

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 5,903
Once or twice a month 45% 19% 12% 22% 1% 2,183
Several times a year 44% 16% 19% 20% 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 40% 16% 15% 28% 1% 11,766
Don't know 48% 6% 9% 20% 18% 161

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 8% 34% 4% 2% 5,903
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 47% 8% 3% 2,183
Several times a year 19% 14% 55% 11% 2% 1,942
Seldom/never 10% 14% 59% 15% 2% 11,766
Don't know 28% 9% 42% 5% 16% 161

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 29% 4% 11% 6% 5,903
Once or twice a month 30% 36% 2% 23% 9% 2,183
Several times a year 22% 34% 2% 35% 7% 1,942
Seldom/never 11% 21% 1% 60% 8% 11,766
Don't know 35% 15% 9% 12% 29% 161

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 5,903
Once or twice a month 82% 12% 6% 2,183
Several times a year 74% 20% 7% 1,942
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 11,766
Don't know 60% 10% 29% 161

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 20% 7% 5,903
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 8% 2,183
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 1,942
Seldom/never 38% 53% 8% 11,766
Don't know 48% 27% 25% 161

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 20% 48% 5,903
Once or twice a month 32% 17% 51% 2,183
Several times a year 31% 18% 52% 1,942
Seldom/never 27% 19% 54% 11,766
Don't know 20% 38% 42% 161

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 34% 22% 7% 5,903
Once or twice a month 33% 38% 24% 5% 2,183
Several times a year 27% 40% 28% 5% 1,942
Seldom/never 21% 37% 36% 6% 11,766
Don't know 25% 35% 16% 25% 161

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 52% 3% 4% 5,903
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 3% 4% 2,183
Several times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,942
Seldom/never 46% 47% 3% 4% 11,766
Don't know 32% 42% 7% 19% 161

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 56% 4% 2% 5,903
Once or twice a month 38% 57% 3% 2% 2,183
Several times a year 39% 57% 3% 1% 1,942
Seldom/never 38% 57% 4% 2% 11,766
Don't know 28% 51% 8% 12% 161

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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% 5% 5,903
Once or twice a month 55% 42% 3% 2,183
Several times a year 62% 33% 5% 1,942
Seldom/never 73% 24% 4% 11,766
Don't know 41% 36% 23% 161

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 41% 5% 4% 5,903
Once or twice a month 69% 25% 4% 3% 2,183
Several times a year 73% 21% 4% 3% 1,942
Seldom/never 82% 13% 3% 2% 11,766
Don't know 48% 34% 5% 13% 161

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,903. 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% 51% 9% 5,903
Once or twice a month 57% 34% 8% 2,183
Several times a year 65% 28% 8% 1,942
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 11,766
Don't know 44% 37% 19% 161

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. 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 37% 56% 2% 4% 5,903
Once or twice a month 36% 59% 2% 3% 2,183
Several times a year 32% 63% 2% 2% 1,942
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 2% 11,766
Don't know 31% 47% 7% 16% 161

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 5,903. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 31% 4% 44% 6% 5,903
Once or twice a month 25% 31% 5% 34% 4% 2,183
Several times a year 37% 30% 5% 25% 3% 1,942
Seldom/never 55% 20% 4% 18% 3% 11,766
Don't know 16% 26% 14% 30% 16% 161