Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 5,897. 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 30% 9% 10% 51% 1% 5,897

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

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by religious group

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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% 9% 13% 51% < 1% 1,128
Evangelical Protestant 67% 14% 6% 13% 1% 959
Hindu 9% 6% 18% 67% 1% 104
Historically Black Protestant 63% 14% 12% 12% < 1% 193
Jewish 16% 11% 10% 62% < 1% 326
Mainline Protestant 28% 15% 15% 42% < 1% 1,269
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 3% 6% 86% < 1% 1,382

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 7% 42% 29% 21% 1,710
Once or twice a month 10% 45% 27% 18% 529
Several times a year 6% 47% 29% 18% 560
Seldom/never 10% 44% 27% 19% 2,918

Generational cohort among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. 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 1% 13% 35% 35% 14% 1% 1,710
Once or twice a month 2% 15% 37% 34% 11% 1% 529
Several times a year 1% 13% 39% 35% 11% 1% 560
Seldom/never 2% 18% 35% 34% 11% 1% 2,918

Gender composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 52% 1,759
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 544
Several times a year 50% 50% 575
Seldom/never 50% 50% 2,982

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,726. 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% 7% 4% 1,726
Once or twice a month 76% 11% 6% 5% 2% 531
Several times a year 77% 7% 9% 4% 3% 568
Seldom/never 79% 3% 11% 5% 3% 2,945

Immigrant status among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,738. 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% 8% 78% 1,738
Once or twice a month 12% 10% 78% 540
Several times a year 15% 9% 76% 571
Seldom/never 18% 12% 69% 2,953

Income distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,552. 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% 14% 37% 39% 1,552
Once or twice a month 9% 10% 37% 44% 484
Several times a year 8% 7% 36% 49% 522
Seldom/never 8% 10% 29% 53% 2,663

Marital status among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,754. 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% 3% 9% 5% 14% 1,754
Once or twice a month 66% 4% 10% 5% 16% 543
Several times a year 65% 5% 12% 4% 13% 573
Seldom/never 64% 8% 9% 4% 16% 2,974

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,744. 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 34% 66% 1,744
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 542
Several times a year 35% 65% 572
Seldom/never 32% 68% 2,975

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 70% 22% 2% < 1% 4% 2% 544
Several times a year 55% 28% 6% 2% 7% 3% 575
Seldom/never 27% 29% 12% 1% 26% 5% 2,982

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 7% 2% 1% 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 3% 2% 1% 544
Several times a year 43% 40% 11% 6% < 1% 575
Seldom/never 17% 30% 24% 28% 1% 2,982

Attendance at religious services among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 16% 5% 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 48% 42% 10% < 1% 544
Several times a year 27% 53% 20% < 1% 575
Seldom/never 11% 38% 50% < 1% 2,982

Frequency of prayer among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 2% < 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 59% 27% 5% 6% 2% 544
Several times a year 47% 27% 10% 15% 1% 575
Seldom/never 23% 16% 9% 52% 1% 2,982

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 10% 18% < 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 18% 21% 18% 43% < 1% 544
Several times a year 5% 9% 23% 63% < 1% 575
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 2,982

Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 6% 2% 22% 2% 1,759
Once or twice a month 44% 14% 4% 35% 3% 544
Several times a year 39% 15% 11% 34% 2% 575
Seldom/never 28% 10% 7% 55% 1% 2,982

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 56% 27% 9% 6% 2% 544
Several times a year 56% 17% 17% 8% 1% 575
Seldom/never 40% 19% 16% 23% 1% 2,982

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 17% 10% 10% 2% 1,759
Once or twice a month 50% 20% 15% 14% 1% 544
Several times a year 45% 21% 20% 13% 1% 575
Seldom/never 41% 19% 19% 20% 1% 2,982

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 8% 20% 5% 4% 1,759
Once or twice a month 34% 20% 33% 9% 5% 544
Several times a year 19% 18% 45% 15% 3% 575
Seldom/never 8% 21% 48% 21% 2% 2,982

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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 51% 46% 3% < 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 34% 64% 1% 1% 544
Several times a year 26% 73% 1% 1% 575
Seldom/never 21% 77% 2% < 1% 2,982

Interpreting scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 42% 5% 11% 7% 1,759
Once or twice a month 14% 43% 2% 29% 11% 544
Several times a year 8% 35% 1% 46% 10% 575
Seldom/never 2% 15% < 1% 75% 7% 2,982

Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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 80% 10% 10% 1,759
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 7% 544
Several times a year 64% 30% 6% 575
Seldom/never 39% 52% 8% 2,982

Belief in Hell among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 24% 12% 1,759
Once or twice a month 49% 40% 11% 544
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 575
Seldom/never 23% 70% 8% 2,982

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 13% 38% 1,759
Once or twice a month 40% 8% 52% 544
Several times a year 31% 13% 55% 575
Seldom/never 25% 10% 65% 2,982

Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 35% 16% 3% 1,759
Once or twice a month 31% 40% 27% 2% 544
Several times a year 23% 43% 33% 1% 575
Seldom/never 13% 37% 47% 3% 2,982

Views about size of government among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 30% 3% 3% 1,759
Once or twice a month 51% 44% 3% 2% 544
Several times a year 52% 44% 2% 2% 575
Seldom/never 44% 49% 4% 3% 2,982

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 48% 6% 1% 1,759
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 3% 1% 544
Several times a year 34% 61% 4% 1% 575
Seldom/never 30% 65% 3% 2% 2,982

Views about abortion among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 3% 1,759
Once or twice a month 63% 34% 3% 544
Several times a year 69% 28% 3% 575
Seldom/never 82% 15% 2% 2,982

Views about homosexuality among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 44% 5% 5% 1,759
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 4% 1% 544
Several times a year 81% 14% 3% 2% 575
Seldom/never 89% 8% 2% 1% 2,982

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,759. 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% 54% 7% 1,759
Once or twice a month 66% 29% 6% 544
Several times a year 70% 21% 8% 575
Seldom/never 85% 11% 4% 2,982

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,759
Once or twice a month 28% 68% 2% 1% 544
Several times a year 24% 71% 3% 2% 575
Seldom/never 19% 78% 2% 1% 2,982

Views about human evolution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,759. 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% 35% 5% 42% 4% 1,759
Once or twice a month 31% 36% 8% 23% 2% 544
Several times a year 46% 31% 6% 15% 2% 575
Seldom/never 71% 16% 5% 8% 1% 2,982