Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 12,839. 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 17% 8% 8% 67% 1% 12,839
2007 17% 8% 8% 66% 1% 10,938

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 192. 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 25% 11% 10% 52% 1% 192
Catholic 18% 9% 9% 63% 1% 2,080
Evangelical Protestant 45% 14% 8% 33% 1% 957
Hindu 8% 13% 16% 63% 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 50% 15% 8% 27% < 1% 225
Jehovah's Witness 90% 2% 2% 4% 1% 215
Jewish 9% 8% 9% 74% < 1% 637
Mainline Protestant 19% 12% 13% 56% < 1% 2,056
Mormon 77% 8% 2% 12% 1% 227
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 5% 5% 85% < 1% 5,272

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,111. 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 19% 31% 29% 21% 2,111
Once or twice a month 25% 35% 26% 14% 911
Several times a year 24% 34% 25% 17% 991
Seldom/never 27% 34% 23% 16% 8,520

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,111. 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% 13% 27% 34% 14% 2% 2,111
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 30% 30% 9% 1% 911
Several times a year 15% 15% 27% 30% 11% 1% 991
Seldom/never 17% 18% 26% 28% 10% 1% 8,520

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 60% 2,169
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 925
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,011
Seldom/never 55% 45% 8,659

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,121. 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% 3% 21% 5% 2,121
Once or twice a month 63% 12% 4% 18% 3% 912
Several times a year 68% 7% 6% 14% 5% 992
Seldom/never 76% 4% 6% 12% 3% 8,554

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,132. 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% 11% 70% 2,132
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 70% 918
Several times a year 17% 10% 73% 1,000
Seldom/never 14% 13% 73% 8,587

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 1,898. 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% 21% 24% 16% 1,898
Once or twice a month 34% 19% 27% 19% 819
Several times a year 26% 18% 31% 25% 905
Seldom/never 25% 19% 29% 27% 7,749

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,157. 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% 31% 16% 13% 2,157
Once or twice a month 36% 29% 19% 16% 923
Several times a year 30% 30% 21% 19% 1,004
Seldom/never 31% 29% 23% 17% 8,623

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,154. 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% 7% 15% 8% 22% 2,154
Once or twice a month 47% 9% 13% 5% 26% 922
Several times a year 49% 8% 10% 6% 26% 1,007
Seldom/never 45% 10% 11% 5% 29% 8,627

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,164. 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 29% 71% 2,164
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 924
Several times a year 26% 74% 1,006
Seldom/never 25% 75% 8,635

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 16% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 57% 26% 6% 1% 9% 2% 925
Several times a year 41% 32% 8% 1% 16% 2% 1,011
Seldom/never 24% 25% 12% 1% 34% 5% 8,659

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 50% 32% 10% 7% < 1% 925
Several times a year 29% 44% 15% 11% 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 13% 26% 25% 36% 1% 8,659

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,169. 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% 24% 14% < 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 26% 46% 27% < 1% 925
Several times a year 15% 55% 29% 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 6% 30% 63% < 1% 8,659

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 9% 2% 5% 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 53% 24% 6% 17% < 1% 925
Several times a year 34% 24% 11% 30% 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 18% 12% 8% 62% < 1% 8,659

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 11% 8% 30% 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 13% 19% 13% 55% < 1% 925
Several times a year 5% 6% 22% 67% < 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 8,659

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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 68% 7% 1% 22% 2% 2,169
Once or twice a month 41% 16% 3% 39% 1% 925
Several times a year 35% 14% 13% 36% 2% 1,011
Seldom/never 25% 10% 5% 59% 1% 8,659

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 10% 3% 6% 1% 2,169
Once or twice a month 58% 18% 13% 10% 1% 925
Several times a year 48% 20% 16% 15% 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 38% 17% 12% 32% 1% 8,659

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 14% 7% 15% 2% 2,169
Once or twice a month 52% 18% 9% 19% 1% 925
Several times a year 53% 15% 16% 15% < 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 44% 16% 15% 24% 1% 8,659

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 12% 33% 6% 3% 2,169
Once or twice a month 20% 21% 47% 10% 2% 925
Several times a year 10% 21% 53% 14% 2% 1,011
Seldom/never 6% 17% 58% 18% 2% 8,659

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 60% 2% 2% 2,169
Once or twice a month 24% 73% 2% 1% 925
Several times a year 20% 79% < 1% < 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 8,659

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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 33% 34% 3% 22% 8% 2,169
Once or twice a month 17% 29% 2% 45% 7% 925
Several times a year 7% 23% < 1% 61% 8% 1,011
Seldom/never 4% 12% < 1% 78% 6% 8,659

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 29% 6% 2,169
Once or twice a month 55% 38% 7% 925
Several times a year 44% 50% 5% 1,011
Seldom/never 29% 67% 5% 8,659

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 27% 42% 2,169
Once or twice a month 26% 18% 56% 925
Several times a year 26% 17% 57% 1,011
Seldom/never 25% 18% 57% 8,659

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 30% 24% 11% 2,169
Once or twice a month 23% 37% 35% 6% 925
Several times a year 21% 40% 36% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 17% 36% 42% 5% 8,659

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 43% 3% 5% 2,169
Once or twice a month 43% 49% 4% 4% 925
Several times a year 49% 44% 4% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 48% 46% 3% 3% 8,659

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 53% 4% 3% 2,169
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 3% 2% 925
Several times a year 33% 63% 3% 1% 1,011
Seldom/never 35% 60% 3% 1% 8,659

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 51% 5% 2,169
Once or twice a month 65% 31% 4% 925
Several times a year 76% 20% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 8,659

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 34% 4% 4% 2,169
Once or twice a month 79% 16% 4% 1% 925
Several times a year 83% 11% 3% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 86% 9% 2% 2% 8,659

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. 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% 9% 2,169
Once or twice a month 70% 22% 8% 925
Several times a year 77% 16% 7% 1,011
Seldom/never 82% 13% 5% 8,659

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 58% 3% 4% 2,169
Once or twice a month 30% 63% 4% 4% 925
Several times a year 27% 68% 2% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 25% 71% 2% 2% 8,659

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,169. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 28% 4% 42% 6% 2,169
Once or twice a month 38% 28% 5% 25% 3% 925
Several times a year 54% 21% 5% 16% 3% 1,011
Seldom/never 69% 14% 4% 12% 2% 8,659