Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,007. 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 28% 9% 7% 55% 1% 8,007
2007 28% 8% 6% 57% 1% 9,755

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 16% 9% 8% 67% 1% 1,860
Evangelical Protestant 54% 13% 7% 26% 1% 1,934
Historically Black Protestant 52% 11% 8% 28% 1% 548
Jewish 13% 5% 2% 79% 1% 187
Mainline Protestant 24% 10% 10% 55% 1% 1,377
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 6% 3% 83% < 1% 1,694

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,190. 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% 36% 26% 22% 2,190
Once or twice a month 21% 39% 25% 15% 664
Several times a year 15% 41% 26% 18% 528
Seldom/never 20% 36% 26% 19% 4,383

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,190. 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 8% 13% 30% 31% 15% 2% 2,190
Once or twice a month 14% 14% 32% 28% 10% 1% 664
Several times a year 10% 12% 34% 30% 12% 2% 528
Seldom/never 12% 14% 29% 31% 12% 1% 4,383

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 62% 2,255
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 681
Several times a year 47% 53% 540
Seldom/never 52% 48% 4,474

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,219. 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% 23% 1% 12% 4% 2,219
Once or twice a month 61% 18% 4% 15% 3% 675
Several times a year 63% 15% 4% 15% 3% 531
Seldom/never 71% 8% 5% 13% 3% 4,416

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,218. 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% 8% 83% 2,218
Once or twice a month 13% 9% 78% 668
Several times a year 16% 9% 75% 531
Seldom/never 13% 11% 75% 4,408

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 1,887. 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 42% 23% 24% 12% 1,887
Once or twice a month 38% 22% 26% 14% 597
Several times a year 38% 17% 27% 18% 464
Seldom/never 34% 21% 27% 18% 3,823

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,238. 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% 35% 12% 5% 2,238
Once or twice a month 53% 30% 11% 6% 680
Several times a year 49% 31% 12% 8% 539
Seldom/never 51% 27% 15% 8% 4,440

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,241. 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% 4% 15% 10% 18% 2,241
Once or twice a month 47% 6% 14% 7% 26% 679
Several times a year 48% 8% 15% 9% 21% 539
Seldom/never 48% 8% 12% 7% 25% 4,457

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,248. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 68% 2,248
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 680
Several times a year 33% 67% 536
Seldom/never 28% 72% 4,453

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 681
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 1% 2% 1% 540
Seldom/never 47% 26% 8% 1% 15% 3% 4,474

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 1% < 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 4% 2% < 1% 681
Several times a year 54% 39% 5% 2% 1% 540
Seldom/never 27% 35% 19% 19% < 1% 4,474

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 8% 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 34% 51% 14% < 1% 681
Several times a year 25% 56% 18% < 1% 540
Seldom/never 13% 35% 51% < 1% 4,474

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 2,255
Once or twice a month 66% 22% 4% 6% 1% 681
Several times a year 49% 31% 8% 10% 1% 540
Seldom/never 28% 18% 9% 45% 1% 4,474

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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 52% 13% 8% 26% 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 18% 21% 13% 47% < 1% 681
Several times a year 7% 7% 26% 60% 1% 540
Seldom/never 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 4,474

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 6% 2% 40% 2% 2,255
Once or twice a month 28% 11% 3% 57% 1% 681
Several times a year 20% 11% 13% 54% 2% 540
Seldom/never 15% 5% 3% 77% 1% 4,474

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 9% 3% 8% 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 55% 21% 10% 13% 1% 681
Several times a year 41% 19% 18% 19% 2% 540
Seldom/never 30% 12% 12% 45% 1% 4,474

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 4% 30% 2% 2% 2,255
Once or twice a month 36% 8% 48% 7% 2% 681
Several times a year 28% 6% 56% 8% 2% 540
Seldom/never 15% 8% 64% 11% 2% 4,474

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 54% 1% 1% 2,255
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 1% 681
Several times a year 31% 68% < 1% 1% 540
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% 1% 4,474

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 24% 4% 6% 4% 2,255
Once or twice a month 45% 33% 3% 13% 6% 681
Several times a year 32% 39% 4% 19% 7% 540
Seldom/never 18% 28% 2% 44% 8% 4,474

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 2,255
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 681
Several times a year 87% 9% 4% 540
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 4,474

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 13% 7% 2,255
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 6% 681
Several times a year 70% 24% 7% 540
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 4,474

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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 42% 18% 40% 2,255
Once or twice a month 39% 17% 44% 681
Several times a year 38% 19% 43% 540
Seldom/never 36% 22% 42% 4,474

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 29% 14% 8% 2,255
Once or twice a month 47% 31% 16% 6% 681
Several times a year 40% 30% 22% 8% 540
Seldom/never 30% 36% 25% 9% 4,474

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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 52% 41% 3% 4% 2,255
Once or twice a month 51% 44% 2% 4% 681
Several times a year 50% 44% 2% 4% 540
Seldom/never 51% 43% 3% 4% 4,474

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 44% 5% 2% 2,255
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 3% 2% 681
Several times a year 50% 44% 5% 1% 540
Seldom/never 49% 45% 4% 2% 4,474

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 62% 4% 2,255
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 4% 681
Several times a year 52% 41% 7% 540
Seldom/never 63% 32% 5% 4,474

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 54% 5% 4% 2,255
Once or twice a month 59% 33% 5% 3% 681
Several times a year 54% 33% 6% 7% 540
Seldom/never 73% 20% 4% 3% 4,474

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 65% 8% 2,255
Once or twice a month 43% 45% 11% 681
Several times a year 45% 43% 11% 540
Seldom/never 63% 28% 9% 4,474

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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% 3% 4% 2,255
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 3% 3% 681
Several times a year 44% 50% 2% 4% 540
Seldom/never 40% 56% 2% 3% 4,474

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,255. 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 12% 24% 2% 57% 6% 2,255
Once or twice a month 22% 25% 4% 44% 5% 681
Several times a year 22% 30% 3% 40% 4% 540
Seldom/never 43% 22% 4% 27% 4% 4,474