Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates

% of college graduates 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 = 8,798. 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 31% 9% 8% 51% 1% 8,798

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

Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates 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 21% 10% 11% 58% < 1% 1,788
Evangelical Protestant 69% 11% 6% 14% 1% 1,870
Historically Black Protestant 64% 15% 7% 13% 1% 289
Jewish 13% 6% 6% 74% 1% 294
Mainline Protestant 28% 13% 12% 46% < 1% 1,673
Mormon 82% 9% 1% 6% 1% 212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 4% 6% 84% < 1% 2,071

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,735. 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 15% 39% 30% 16% 2,735
Once or twice a month 20% 39% 27% 14% 802
Several times a year 17% 47% 24% 11% 693
Seldom/never 22% 40% 24% 14% 4,323

Generational cohort among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,735. 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 6% 15% 32% 36% 10% 1% 2,735
Once or twice a month 9% 18% 32% 32% 8% 1% 802
Several times a year 7% 20% 38% 28% 8% < 1% 693
Seldom/never 9% 22% 31% 29% 8% 1% 4,323

Gender composition among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 2,816
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 820
Several times a year 50% 50% 706
Seldom/never 51% 49% 4,400

Racial and ethnic composition among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,763. 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% 14% 5% 8% 4% 2,763
Once or twice a month 71% 11% 6% 9% 3% 810
Several times a year 72% 7% 10% 9% 3% 695
Seldom/never 79% 4% 7% 8% 3% 4,341

Immigrant status among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,796. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 9% 78% 2,796
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 814
Several times a year 15% 10% 75% 700
Seldom/never 12% 12% 75% 4,376

Income distribution among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,462. 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% 19% 36% 26% 2,462
Once or twice a month 12% 18% 39% 31% 737
Several times a year 11% 18% 38% 34% 639
Seldom/never 12% 16% 34% 38% 3,932

Marital status among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,793. 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% 3% 12% 5% 15% 2,793
Once or twice a month 61% 5% 9% 3% 23% 816
Several times a year 59% 8% 10% 2% 21% 700
Seldom/never 55% 9% 8% 3% 24% 4,381

Parent of children under 18 among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,801. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 62% 2,801
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 817
Several times a year 36% 64% 705
Seldom/never 28% 72% 4,392

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 71% 20% 2% < 1% 6% 2% 820
Several times a year 63% 21% 5% < 1% 9% 2% 706
Seldom/never 33% 28% 11% 1% 24% 5% 4,400

Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 5% 4% 1% 820
Several times a year 46% 39% 10% 5% 1% 706
Seldom/never 18% 32% 24% 26% 1% 4,400

Attendance at religious services among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 18% 4% < 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 45% 43% 12% < 1% 820
Several times a year 26% 53% 20% 1% 706
Seldom/never 11% 37% 51% < 1% 4,400

Frequency of prayer among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 2,816
Once or twice a month 67% 19% 4% 10% 1% 820
Several times a year 47% 28% 8% 17% 1% 706
Seldom/never 23% 18% 8% 51% < 1% 4,400

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 13% 10% 17% 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 19% 21% 17% 42% 1% 820
Several times a year 6% 9% 27% 58% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 4,400

Frequency of meditation among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 6% 2% 27% 2% 2,816
Once or twice a month 39% 15% 6% 40% 1% 820
Several times a year 34% 10% 13% 42% 1% 706
Seldom/never 25% 9% 6% 58% 1% 4,400

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 9% 3% 2% 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 62% 23% 7% 7% 1% 820
Several times a year 53% 19% 18% 10% 1% 706
Seldom/never 41% 20% 15% 23% 1% 4,400

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 16% 10% 16% 2% 2,816
Once or twice a month 49% 22% 13% 15% 1% 820
Several times a year 44% 17% 25% 14% 1% 706
Seldom/never 42% 18% 16% 23% < 1% 4,400

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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 66% 7% 21% 3% 3% 2,816
Once or twice a month 35% 16% 37% 9% 2% 820
Several times a year 23% 20% 42% 13% 3% 706
Seldom/never 8% 17% 55% 18% 2% 4,400

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 42% 2% < 1% 2,816
Once or twice a month 35% 64% 1% < 1% 820
Several times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 706
Seldom/never 22% 76% 1% 1% 4,400

Interpreting scripture among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 36% 5% 9% 5% 2,816
Once or twice a month 21% 45% 2% 25% 7% 820
Several times a year 12% 34% 2% 43% 9% 706
Seldom/never 4% 20% 1% 69% 7% 4,400

Belief in Heaven among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 8% 8% 2,816
Once or twice a month 78% 15% 7% 820
Several times a year 68% 23% 9% 706
Seldom/never 46% 46% 8% 4,400

Belief in Hell among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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 74% 18% 9% 2,816
Once or twice a month 60% 31% 9% 820
Several times a year 51% 39% 10% 706
Seldom/never 30% 62% 7% 4,400

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 14% 29% 2,816
Once or twice a month 44% 11% 46% 820
Several times a year 39% 11% 50% 706
Seldom/never 31% 12% 57% 4,400

Political ideology among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 27% 12% 4% 2,816
Once or twice a month 35% 41% 22% 2% 820
Several times a year 28% 40% 29% 3% 706
Seldom/never 20% 39% 38% 3% 4,400

Views about size of government among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 27% 3% 3% 2,816
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 4% 4% 820
Several times a year 56% 39% 2% 3% 706
Seldom/never 51% 43% 3% 3% 4,400

Views about government aid to the poor among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 38% 4% 2% 2,816
Once or twice a month 46% 49% 3% 2% 820
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 2% 706
Seldom/never 37% 57% 4% 2% 4,400

Views about abortion among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 64% 4% 2,816
Once or twice a month 55% 42% 2% 820
Several times a year 67% 29% 3% 706
Seldom/never 79% 18% 3% 4,400

Views about homosexuality among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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 39% 52% 5% 4% 2,816
Once or twice a month 68% 25% 4% 3% 820
Several times a year 78% 16% 3% 3% 706
Seldom/never 87% 9% 2% 1% 4,400

Views about same-sex marriage among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,816. 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% 63% 7% 2,816
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 7% 820
Several times a year 73% 22% 5% 706
Seldom/never 82% 13% 4% 4,400

Views about environmental regulation among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 49% 3% 3% 2,816
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 2% 1% 820
Several times a year 29% 66% 2% 3% 706
Seldom/never 24% 72% 2% 1% 4,400

Views about human evolution among college graduates by frequency of reading scripture

% of college graduates 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 = 2,816. 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% 27% 3% 54% 5% 2,816
Once or twice a month 30% 35% 5% 29% 2% 820
Several times a year 39% 35% 4% 19% 3% 706
Seldom/never 65% 19% 5% 10% 2% 4,400