Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 12,206. 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 50% 10% 7% 32% 1% 12,206

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

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 30% 13% 11% 46% 1% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 74% 9% 5% 11% 1% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 68% 11% 7% 13% 1% 585
Jehovah's Witness 93% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 140
Jewish 24% 11% 13% 50% 2% 188
Mainline Protestant 36% 13% 11% 39% 1% 2,013
Mormon 86% 6% 3% 5% < 1% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 7% 5% 74% 1% 1,520

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,906. 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 13% 34% 31% 21% 5,906
Once or twice a month 19% 37% 28% 16% 1,175
Several times a year 12% 39% 31% 17% 886
Seldom/never 17% 35% 29% 18% 3,871

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,906. 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 7% 11% 30% 37% 14% 1% 5,906
Once or twice a month 12% 14% 30% 33% 10% 1% 1,175
Several times a year 7% 12% 32% 36% 11% 1% 886
Seldom/never 10% 14% 28% 35% 11% 1% 3,871

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 54% 6,062
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 1,200
Several times a year 55% 45% 900
Seldom/never 59% 41% 3,941
Don't know 55% 45% 103

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,955. 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.
At least once a week 70% 12% 2% 12% 4% 5,955
Once or twice a month 69% 12% 3% 14% 2% 1,181
Several times a year 72% 9% 3% 12% 3% 885
Seldom/never 77% 6% 3% 11% 3% 3,878

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,011. 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 11% 7% 82% 6,011
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 1,184
Several times a year 12% 9% 79% 887
Seldom/never 12% 10% 79% 3,896

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,239. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 21% 31% 16% 5,239
Once or twice a month 34% 20% 26% 20% 1,055
Several times a year 25% 21% 30% 23% 800
Seldom/never 27% 18% 30% 25% 3,477

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,027. 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% 35% 18% 10% 6,027
Once or twice a month 40% 34% 16% 10% 1,197
Several times a year 37% 33% 19% 11% 896
Seldom/never 40% 31% 18% 11% 3,915

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,034. 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% 3% 12% 7% 15% 6,034
Once or twice a month 53% 6% 14% 5% 22% 1,198
Several times a year 58% 6% 13% 5% 19% 895
Seldom/never 53% 8% 11% 5% 22% 3,924

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,032. 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% 6,032
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 1,198
Several times a year 32% 68% 898
Seldom/never 28% 72% 3,923
Don't know 18% 82% 100

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 80% 15% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,200
Several times a year 75% 18% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 900
Seldom/never 49% 28% 8% 1% 13% 2% 3,941
Don't know 72% 15% 3% 3% 1% 7% 103

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 72% 23% 3% 2% < 1% 1,200
Several times a year 58% 34% 4% 4% 1% 900
Seldom/never 31% 36% 17% 15% < 1% 3,941
Don't know 59% 24% 3% 3% 12% 103

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 17% 5% < 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 40% 45% 15% < 1% 1,200
Several times a year 27% 54% 18% < 1% 900
Seldom/never 14% 38% 48% < 1% 3,941
Don't know 46% 21% 19% 14% 103

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 70% 20% 5% 4% 1% 1,200
Several times a year 55% 25% 10% 8% 2% 900
Seldom/never 33% 20% 9% 37% 1% 3,941
Don't know 62% 9% < 1% 8% 21% 103

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 13% 8% 16% 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 19% 23% 15% 42% < 1% 1,200
Several times a year 9% 7% 26% 57% 1% 900
Seldom/never 4% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 3,941
Don't know 31% 15% 7% 25% 21% 103

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 5% 2% 27% 2% 6,062
Once or twice a month 38% 14% 4% 43% 2% 1,200
Several times a year 30% 14% 11% 44% 1% 900
Seldom/never 25% 7% 4% 64% 1% 3,941
Don't know 40% 1% 4% 21% 34% 103

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 7% 3% 2% 1% 6,062
Once or twice a month 64% 20% 9% 7% 1% 1,200
Several times a year 57% 18% 17% 8% 1% 900
Seldom/never 43% 17% 13% 27% 1% 3,941
Don't know 60% 6% 2% 6% 25% 103

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 15% 8% 18% 2% 6,062
Once or twice a month 43% 21% 14% 21% 1% 1,200
Several times a year 40% 18% 20% 21% 1% 900
Seldom/never 36% 15% 15% 33% 1% 3,941
Don't know 39% 10% 4% 19% 28% 103

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 4% 17% 2% 2% 6,062
Once or twice a month 45% 10% 38% 5% 2% 1,200
Several times a year 36% 10% 44% 8% 2% 900
Seldom/never 18% 12% 57% 11% 2% 3,941
Don't know 46% 4% 36% 7% 7% 103

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 27% 5% 4% 4% 6,062
Once or twice a month 41% 37% 3% 14% 5% 1,200
Several times a year 27% 40% 2% 23% 9% 900
Seldom/never 17% 28% 2% 46% 7% 3,941
Don't know 42% 16% 7% 10% 25% 103

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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% 7% 8% 6,062
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 5% 1,200
Several times a year 85% 11% 4% 900
Seldom/never 65% 27% 8% 3,941
Don't know 70% 17% 13% 103

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 13% 7% 6,062
Once or twice a month 75% 19% 7% 1,200
Several times a year 72% 22% 7% 900
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 3,941
Don't know 58% 26% 16% 103

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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% 16% 24% 6,062
Once or twice a month 52% 14% 34% 1,200
Several times a year 48% 14% 38% 900
Seldom/never 45% 18% 37% 3,941
Don't know 33% 32% 35% 103

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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% 21% 8% 6% 6,062
Once or twice a month 49% 30% 16% 5% 1,200
Several times a year 48% 32% 16% 4% 900
Seldom/never 37% 35% 22% 6% 3,941
Don't know 44% 20% 12% 24% 103

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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% 25% 2% 3% 6,062
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 2% 3% 1,200
Several times a year 64% 33% 2% 2% 900
Seldom/never 62% 33% 3% 3% 3,941
Don't know 52% 34% 7% 7% 103

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 34% 4% 2% 6,062
Once or twice a month 56% 41% 3% 1% 1,200
Several times a year 57% 39% 3% 2% 900
Seldom/never 55% 40% 3% 2% 3,941
Don't know 52% 36% 9% 3% 103

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 73% 4% 6,062
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 3% 1,200
Several times a year 50% 46% 4% 900
Seldom/never 60% 36% 4% 3,941
Don't know 31% 53% 16% 103

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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 26% 65% 5% 4% 6,062
Once or twice a month 53% 38% 4% 4% 1,200
Several times a year 58% 34% 4% 4% 900
Seldom/never 71% 22% 4% 3% 3,941
Don't know 27% 53% 9% 11% 103

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,062. 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% 75% 7% 6,062
Once or twice a month 43% 48% 8% 1,200
Several times a year 45% 46% 9% 900
Seldom/never 61% 31% 8% 3,941
Don't know 26% 56% 18% 103

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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% 42% 3% 3% 6,062
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 3% 2% 1,200
Several times a year 47% 49% 2% 1% 900
Seldom/never 43% 53% 2% 2% 3,941
Don't know 42% 39% 5% 15% 103

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,062. 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 7% 21% 2% 66% 5% 6,062
Once or twice a month 20% 32% 3% 41% 4% 1,200
Several times a year 21% 36% 4% 36% 4% 900
Seldom/never 42% 26% 4% 24% 3% 3,941
Don't know 18% 22% 10% 37% 12% 103