Frequency of reading scripture among adults with some college education

% of adults with some college education 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 = 9,589. 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% 10% 8% 44% 1% 9,589

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults with some college education by religious group

% of adults with some college education 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 25% 12% 10% 52% 1% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 62% 13% 8% 17% < 1% 2,739
Historically Black Protestant 63% 13% 7% 17% 1% 600
Jewish 15% 7% 13% 65% < 1% 138
Mainline Protestant 31% 13% 13% 41% 1% 1,567
Mormon 81% 7% 2% 10% < 1% 224
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 9% 6% 5% 79% < 1% 1,950

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,602. 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 22% 34% 27% 17% 3,602
Once or twice a month 33% 32% 24% 11% 959
Several times a year 24% 39% 23% 13% 777
Seldom/never 32% 32% 23% 12% 4,037

Generational cohort among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,602. 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% 14% 28% 32% 12% 1% 3,602
Once or twice a month 24% 16% 25% 27% 7% 1% 959
Several times a year 16% 16% 30% 28% 8% < 1% 777
Seldom/never 22% 19% 25% 27% 7% 1% 4,037

Gender composition among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 61% 3,678
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 970
Several times a year 48% 52% 786
Seldom/never 52% 48% 4,081

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,615. 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% 18% 1% 12% 6% 3,615
Once or twice a month 63% 17% 3% 13% 4% 962
Several times a year 69% 11% 3% 12% 5% 772
Seldom/never 74% 6% 4% 12% 4% 4,032

Immigrant status among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 9% 82% 3,636
Once or twice a month 11% 12% 77% 961
Several times a year 11% 10% 79% 774
Seldom/never 10% 13% 77% 4,048

Income distribution among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,200. 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% 25% 28% 11% 3,200
Once or twice a month 35% 25% 27% 14% 868
Several times a year 30% 21% 33% 16% 699
Seldom/never 29% 23% 32% 17% 3,613

Marital status among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,660. 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% 5% 15% 8% 21% 3,660
Once or twice a month 41% 9% 14% 5% 31% 966
Several times a year 47% 7% 14% 5% 28% 784
Seldom/never 41% 10% 13% 4% 32% 4,075

Parent of children under 18 among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,672. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 67% 3,672
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 968
Several times a year 30% 70% 785
Seldom/never 26% 74% 4,067

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 970
Several times a year 66% 24% 3% 1% 5% 1% 786
Seldom/never 40% 27% 9% 1% 18% 4% 4,081

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 9% 2% 1% 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 64% 27% 6% 3% < 1% 970
Several times a year 48% 38% 8% 5% 1% 786
Seldom/never 22% 34% 21% 22% 1% 4,081

Attendance at religious services among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 23% 9% < 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 30% 52% 17% 1% 970
Several times a year 20% 58% 22% 1% 786
Seldom/never 9% 36% 54% < 1% 4,081

Frequency of prayer among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 65% 23% 4% 7% 1% 970
Several times a year 49% 26% 9% 14% 1% 786
Seldom/never 28% 18% 10% 44% 1% 4,081

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

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 14% 9% 22% 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 15% 22% 14% 49% 1% 970
Several times a year 7% 7% 20% 65% 1% 786
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 4,081

Frequency of meditation among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 3,678
Once or twice a month 38% 14% 3% 44% 1% 970
Several times a year 29% 12% 12% 47% 1% 786
Seldom/never 25% 10% 4% 61% 1% 4,081

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 3,678
Once or twice a month 60% 21% 9% 8% 1% 970
Several times a year 52% 19% 17% 11% 1% 786
Seldom/never 42% 19% 12% 27% 1% 4,081

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 16% 9% 20% 2% 3,678
Once or twice a month 45% 20% 14% 20% 1% 970
Several times a year 46% 18% 16% 20% < 1% 786
Seldom/never 42% 17% 14% 26% 1% 4,081

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 26% 3% 3% 3,678
Once or twice a month 35% 12% 45% 5% 3% 970
Several times a year 26% 12% 53% 6% 3% 786
Seldom/never 11% 14% 61% 12% 2% 4,081

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 48% 2% 1% 3,678
Once or twice a month 34% 63% 2% < 1% 970
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 786
Seldom/never 24% 74% 2% 1% 4,081

Interpreting scripture among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 30% 5% 8% 5% 3,678
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 2% 20% 10% 970
Several times a year 20% 38% 3% 32% 8% 786
Seldom/never 10% 23% 1% 58% 9% 4,081

Belief in Heaven among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 7% 6% 3,678
Once or twice a month 85% 10% 5% 970
Several times a year 79% 16% 5% 786
Seldom/never 58% 33% 9% 4,081

Belief in Hell among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 16% 7% 3,678
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 970
Several times a year 63% 29% 7% 786
Seldom/never 43% 49% 9% 4,081

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 17% 35% 3,678
Once or twice a month 43% 14% 42% 970
Several times a year 40% 17% 43% 786
Seldom/never 32% 18% 50% 4,081

Political ideology among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 29% 14% 7% 3,678
Once or twice a month 40% 36% 20% 4% 970
Several times a year 36% 37% 21% 6% 786
Seldom/never 24% 39% 31% 6% 4,081

Views about size of government among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 33% 3% 4% 3,678
Once or twice a month 55% 38% 3% 4% 970
Several times a year 59% 35% 4% 2% 786
Seldom/never 53% 39% 4% 4% 4,081

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 43% 5% 2% 3,678
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 4% 1% 970
Several times a year 49% 46% 3% 2% 786
Seldom/never 43% 52% 4% 1% 4,081

Views about abortion among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 62% 4% 3,678
Once or twice a month 54% 44% 2% 970
Several times a year 58% 36% 6% 786
Seldom/never 71% 25% 4% 4,081

Views about homosexuality among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 51% 5% 4% 3,678
Once or twice a month 64% 29% 4% 3% 970
Several times a year 68% 23% 6% 3% 786
Seldom/never 81% 14% 3% 3% 4,081

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,678. 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% 63% 7% 3,678
Once or twice a month 54% 37% 8% 970
Several times a year 58% 33% 8% 786
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 4,081

Views about environmental regulation among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 50% 3% 3% 3,678
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 3% 1% 970
Several times a year 37% 59% 2% 1% 786
Seldom/never 31% 64% 2% 2% 4,081

Views about human evolution among adults with some college education by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with some college education 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 = 3,678. 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% 28% 2% 56% 4% 3,678
Once or twice a month 21% 35% 4% 37% 3% 970
Several times a year 30% 31% 6% 30% 3% 786
Seldom/never 50% 25% 5% 18% 2% 4,081