Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 10,584. 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 37% 11% 8% 43% 1% 10,584

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by religious group

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 27% 12% 10% 50% 1% 2,431
Evangelical Protestant 60% 11% 7% 21% 1% 2,977
Historically Black Protestant 58% 13% 8% 20% 1% 823
Jehovah's Witness 89% 1% 3% 4% 3% 130
Mainline Protestant 32% 13% 9% 45% 1% 1,536
Mormon 63% 9% 6% 21% 2% 127
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 8% 6% 74% < 1% 2,129

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,956. 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% 29% 29% 26% 3,956
Once or twice a month 26% 33% 23% 17% 1,100
Several times a year 27% 28% 28% 18% 802
Seldom/never 27% 30% 26% 18% 4,499
Don't know 14% 24% 20% 42% 104

Generational cohort among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,956. 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% 9% 25% 35% 18% 2% 3,956
Once or twice a month 18% 13% 29% 27% 12% 2% 1,100
Several times a year 20% 11% 24% 32% 12% 1% 802
Seldom/never 20% 12% 24% 31% 12% 1% 4,499
Don't know 8% 12% 19% 26% 32% 3% 104

Gender composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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 43% 57% 4,009
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 1,115
Several times a year 54% 46% 808
Seldom/never 57% 43% 4,541
Don't know 43% 57% 111

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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 53% 20% 1% 23% 3% 3,961
Once or twice a month 53% 16% 3% 26% 3% 1,103
Several times a year 55% 12% 3% 26% 4% 800
Seldom/never 67% 8% 2% 19% 3% 4,502
Don't know 56% 16% < 1% 20% 8% 107

Immigrant status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,942. 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% 7% 73% 3,942
Once or twice a month 22% 10% 68% 1,091
Several times a year 21% 11% 68% 790
Seldom/never 16% 10% 74% 4,461
Don't know 20% 9% 70% 108

Income distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 3,337. 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% 21% 16% 6% 3,337
Once or twice a month 56% 21% 16% 7% 957
Several times a year 50% 25% 17% 8% 710
Seldom/never 47% 22% 20% 10% 3,892

Marital status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,989. 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% 5% 15% 12% 21% 3,989
Once or twice a month 39% 9% 16% 7% 28% 1,113
Several times a year 41% 8% 13% 9% 30% 808
Seldom/never 39% 9% 13% 7% 31% 4,521
Don't know 40% 6% 19% 19% 16% 108

Parent of children under 18 among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,998. 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% 73% 3,998
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 1,112
Several times a year 26% 74% 806
Seldom/never 25% 75% 4,531
Don't know 18% 82% 108

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 73% 19% 4% 1% 2% 1% 1,115
Several times a year 67% 24% 5% 1% 3% 1% 808
Seldom/never 47% 28% 9% 1% 13% 2% 4,541
Don't know 72% 15% < 1% 7% 2% 4% 111

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 66% 27% 4% 2% 1% 1,115
Several times a year 53% 37% 6% 3% 1% 808
Seldom/never 31% 34% 17% 17% 1% 4,541
Don't know 67% 20% < 1% 2% 10% 111

Attendance at religious services among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 22% 10% 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 32% 50% 17% 1% 1,115
Several times a year 22% 56% 22% < 1% 808
Seldom/never 13% 33% 53% < 1% 4,541
Don't know 40% 25% 19% 15% 111

Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 64% 23% 7% 6% 1% 1,115
Several times a year 50% 25% 11% 12% 1% 808
Seldom/never 32% 18% 9% 40% 1% 4,541
Don't know 62% 12% 1% 6% 18% 111

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 6% 22% 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 18% 24% 13% 45% < 1% 1,115
Several times a year 10% 10% 28% 52% 1% 808
Seldom/never 5% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 4,541
Don't know 34% 4% 9% 37% 16% 111

Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 25% 2% 4,009
Once or twice a month 37% 15% 4% 42% 2% 1,115
Several times a year 28% 13% 12% 45% 2% 808
Seldom/never 23% 6% 4% 66% 1% 4,541
Don't know 39% 2% 1% 26% 32% 111

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 4,009
Once or twice a month 60% 19% 11% 8% 1% 1,115
Several times a year 50% 21% 16% 12% 1% 808
Seldom/never 39% 14% 12% 34% 1% 4,541
Don't know 57% 4% 4% 7% 28% 111

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 13% 7% 22% 3% 4,009
Once or twice a month 41% 19% 11% 27% 2% 1,115
Several times a year 38% 15% 19% 26% 1% 808
Seldom/never 34% 13% 14% 38% 1% 4,541
Don't know 41% 7% 5% 17% 30% 111

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 5% 29% 4% 2% 4,009
Once or twice a month 35% 8% 48% 7% 2% 1,115
Several times a year 24% 8% 56% 10% 2% 808
Seldom/never 17% 9% 62% 11% 2% 4,541
Don't know 40% 2% 37% 6% 15% 111

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 56% 2% 2% 4,009
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 2% 1,115
Several times a year 28% 70% 1% 1% 808
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 4,541
Don't know 24% 65% 3% 7% 111

Interpreting scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 21% 4% 7% 5% 4,009
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 3% 17% 6% 1,115
Several times a year 36% 33% 3% 22% 7% 808
Seldom/never 23% 24% 2% 43% 8% 4,541
Don't know 50% 14% 7% 7% 23% 111

Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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% 6% 5% 4,009
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 5% 1,115
Several times a year 84% 11% 6% 808
Seldom/never 67% 25% 8% 4,541
Don't know 75% 6% 19% 111

Belief in Hell among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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% 16% 7% 4,009
Once or twice a month 71% 21% 7% 1,115
Several times a year 69% 24% 7% 808
Seldom/never 51% 40% 9% 4,541
Don't know 59% 22% 19% 111

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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% 40% 4,009
Once or twice a month 33% 21% 46% 1,115
Several times a year 33% 19% 48% 808
Seldom/never 33% 25% 42% 4,541
Don't know 21% 34% 45% 111

Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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% 25% 17% 9% 4,009
Once or twice a month 40% 32% 21% 7% 1,115
Several times a year 37% 34% 23% 6% 808
Seldom/never 31% 34% 25% 10% 4,541
Don't know 34% 26% 14% 25% 111

Views about size of government among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 49% 3% 4% 4,009
Once or twice a month 42% 51% 3% 3% 1,115
Several times a year 44% 49% 3% 4% 808
Seldom/never 48% 45% 3% 4% 4,541
Don't know 28% 52% 4% 16% 111

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 48% 4% 3% 4,009
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,115
Several times a year 43% 53% 3% 1% 808
Seldom/never 46% 47% 4% 3% 4,541
Don't know 34% 48% 6% 12% 111

Views about abortion among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 65% 5% 4,009
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 5% 1,115
Several times a year 52% 44% 4% 808
Seldom/never 59% 36% 5% 4,541
Don't know 35% 42% 23% 111

Views about homosexuality among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. 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% 55% 4% 4% 4,009
Once or twice a month 59% 33% 4% 5% 1,115
Several times a year 59% 34% 3% 4% 808
Seldom/never 70% 22% 4% 4% 4,541
Don't know 38% 47% 1% 13% 111

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 64% 9% 4,009
Once or twice a month 45% 45% 10% 1,115
Several times a year 49% 42% 9% 808
Seldom/never 59% 31% 9% 4,541
Don't know 33% 48% 19% 111

Views about environmental regulation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 46% 3% 6% 4,009
Once or twice a month 44% 49% 3% 4% 1,115
Several times a year 43% 52% 2% 3% 808
Seldom/never 41% 54% 2% 4% 4,541
Don't know 36% 36% 7% 20% 111

Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,009. 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% 21% 3% 56% 7% 4,009
Once or twice a month 22% 27% 3% 41% 7% 1,115
Several times a year 27% 31% 4% 34% 4% 808
Seldom/never 40% 22% 4% 28% 5% 4,541
Don't know 11% 23% 10% 39% 16% 111