Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 21,904. 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% 12% 8% 29% 1% 21,904
2007 44% 12% 8% 35% 1% 25,667

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 31% 13% 11% 45% 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 68% 11% 6% 14% 1% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 64% 13% 7% 16% 1% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 91% 2% 3% 3% 1% 221
Jewish 38% 10% 9% 41% 2% 277
Mainline Protestant 40% 14% 12% 32% 1% 3,989
Mormon 81% 7% 3% 8% 1% 576
Muslim 52% 15% 10% 22% 2% 192
Orthodox Christian 39% 19% 10% 32% 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 10% 7% 56% 1% 1,805

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,788. 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% 33% 29% 21% 10,788
Once or twice a month 24% 34% 26% 16% 2,511
Several times a year 19% 38% 28% 15% 1,803
Seldom/never 19% 33% 29% 19% 6,146
Don't know 12% 23% 22% 43% 176

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,788. 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 10% 11% 28% 35% 15% 1% 10,788
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 29% 31% 10% 1% 2,511
Several times a year 12% 13% 32% 33% 10% 1% 1,803
Seldom/never 11% 14% 27% 36% 12% 1% 6,146
Don't know 7% 12% 16% 30% 31% 4% 176

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. 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% 11,060
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 2,562
Several times a year 47% 53% 1,834
Seldom/never 47% 53% 6,251
Don't know 44% 56% 197

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,877. 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 61% 19% 2% 13% 4% 10,877
Once or twice a month 62% 18% 3% 15% 4% 2,530
Several times a year 66% 12% 3% 15% 4% 1,807
Seldom/never 69% 10% 3% 14% 4% 6,157
Don't know 63% 15% 3% 12% 7% 188

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,918. 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% 8% 80% 10,918
Once or twice a month 13% 10% 77% 2,534
Several times a year 14% 9% 77% 1,809
Seldom/never 13% 10% 76% 6,167
Don't know 18% 7% 76% 186

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 9,492. 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% 22% 26% 14% 9,492
Once or twice a month 36% 21% 27% 16% 2,256
Several times a year 31% 21% 30% 19% 1,619
Seldom/never 35% 21% 25% 19% 5,383
Don't know 49% 17% 25% 9% 120

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,997. 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% 34% 15% 9% 10,997
Once or twice a month 43% 34% 15% 9% 2,558
Several times a year 40% 33% 17% 11% 1,822
Seldom/never 46% 31% 15% 8% 6,207
Don't know 55% 28% 11% 6% 188

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,001. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 4% 14% 9% 19% 11,001
Once or twice a month 48% 7% 14% 6% 26% 2,556
Several times a year 52% 6% 13% 6% 23% 1,826
Seldom/never 48% 8% 14% 7% 23% 6,229
Don't know 46% 5% 18% 16% 15% 192

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,010. 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% 69% 11,010
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 2,555
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,832
Seldom/never 28% 72% 6,234
Don't know 19% 81% 188

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 75% 21% 3% 1% < 1% 2,562
Several times a year 63% 32% 3% 1% < 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 48% 38% 8% 6% 1% 6,251
Don't know 71% 14% 1% 5% 8% 197

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 72% 20% 7% < 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 39% 48% 13% < 1% 2,562
Several times a year 27% 57% 16% < 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 20% 42% 37% < 1% 6,251
Don't know 44% 21% 17% 18% 197

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 4% 2% 1% 2,562
Several times a year 61% 26% 7% 4% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 50% 25% 8% 17% 1% 6,251
Don't know 71% 8% 1% 2% 18% 197

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 13% 8% 20% 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 19% 23% 15% 43% < 1% 2,562
Several times a year 9% 9% 26% 55% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 7% 4% 6% 83% < 1% 6,251
Don't know 32% 10% 8% 35% 15% 197

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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% 6% 2% 26% 2% 11,060
Once or twice a month 39% 13% 4% 42% 2% 2,562
Several times a year 31% 11% 12% 45% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 31% 7% 4% 57% 1% 6,251
Don't know 42% 1% 4% 26% 26% 197

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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% 8% 3% 3% 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 64% 21% 8% 6% 1% 2,562
Several times a year 58% 20% 16% 6% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 52% 17% 12% 17% 1% 6,251
Don't know 69% 3% 3% 6% 19% 197

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 55% 15% 8% 20% 2% 11,060
Once or twice a month 41% 21% 13% 24% 1% 2,562
Several times a year 40% 16% 20% 23% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 38% 14% 13% 34% 1% 6,251
Don't know 47% 8% 7% 19% 19% 197

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 65% 5% 25% 3% 3% 11,060
Once or twice a month 41% 9% 42% 5% 3% 2,562
Several times a year 32% 9% 50% 7% 3% 1,834
Seldom/never 23% 10% 57% 7% 2% 6,251
Don't know 41% 4% 38% 6% 11% 197

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 49% 48% 2% 1% 11,060
Once or twice a month 36% 62% 1% 1% 2,562
Several times a year 34% 65% 1% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 6,251
Don't know 34% 59% 3% 4% 197

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 28% 5% 6% 5% 11,060
Once or twice a month 39% 39% 3% 12% 7% 2,562
Several times a year 31% 40% 3% 17% 8% 1,834
Seldom/never 25% 35% 2% 30% 8% 6,251
Don't know 47% 16% 8% 10% 19% 197

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. 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% 6% 6% 11,060
Once or twice a month 90% 6% 4% 2,562
Several times a year 89% 7% 4% 1,834
Seldom/never 83% 11% 6% 6,251
Don't know 74% 10% 16% 197

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 15% 7% 11,060
Once or twice a month 73% 20% 7% 2,562
Several times a year 74% 20% 6% 1,834
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 6,251
Don't know 60% 26% 14% 197

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 18% 35% 11,060
Once or twice a month 42% 16% 43% 2,562
Several times a year 41% 16% 42% 1,834
Seldom/never 38% 19% 43% 6,251
Don't know 28% 33% 40% 197

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. 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% 27% 14% 7% 11,060
Once or twice a month 43% 34% 18% 5% 2,562
Several times a year 40% 35% 20% 5% 1,834
Seldom/never 34% 36% 23% 7% 6,251
Don't know 35% 32% 11% 22% 197

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 37% 3% 4% 11,060
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 3% 3% 2,562
Several times a year 54% 40% 3% 3% 1,834
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 4% 6,251
Don't know 43% 36% 8% 14% 197

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 49% 44% 5% 2% 11,060
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 4% 1% 2,562
Several times a year 48% 48% 3% 1% 1,834
Seldom/never 47% 46% 4% 2% 6,251
Don't know 35% 45% 8% 12% 197

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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% 65% 4% 11,060
Once or twice a month 47% 49% 3% 2,562
Several times a year 52% 43% 5% 1,834
Seldom/never 58% 38% 5% 6,251
Don't know 34% 47% 19% 197

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. 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% 55% 5% 4% 11,060
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 4% 3% 2,562
Several times a year 61% 31% 4% 4% 1,834
Seldom/never 69% 23% 4% 4% 6,251
Don't know 36% 46% 9% 9% 197

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 66% 8% 11,060
Once or twice a month 47% 44% 9% 2,562
Several times a year 51% 41% 8% 1,834
Seldom/never 59% 32% 9% 6,251
Don't know 34% 49% 17% 197

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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% 48% 3% 4% 11,060
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 3% 2% 2,562
Several times a year 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,834
Seldom/never 39% 56% 2% 3% 6,251
Don't know 35% 44% 7% 14% 197

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,060. 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 9% 25% 2% 57% 6% 11,060
Once or twice a month 16% 34% 3% 42% 5% 2,562
Several times a year 21% 37% 4% 35% 3% 1,834
Seldom/never 27% 33% 5% 30% 5% 6,251
Don't know 8% 29% 9% 39% 14% 197