Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 8,123. 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 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 8,123
2007 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 6,160

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 893
Evangelical Protestant 8% 4% 8% 79% < 1% 326
Jewish 1% 3% 6% 91% < 1% 408
Mainline Protestant 2% 5% 6% 87% < 1% 903
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 4,941

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 170. 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% 38% 18% 11% 170
Once or twice a month 37% 34% 18% 12% 209
Several times a year 38% 34% 17% 11% 403
Seldom/never 33% 34% 20% 13% 7,204

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 170. 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 21% 19% 30% 22% 7% < 1% 170
Once or twice a month 21% 21% 29% 20% 9% < 1% 209
Several times a year 26% 21% 26% 21% 7% < 1% 403
Seldom/never 21% 19% 26% 24% 8% 1% 7,204

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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% 31% 171
Once or twice a month 72% 28% 211
Several times a year 71% 29% 416
Seldom/never 63% 37% 7,312

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 50% 18% 8% 19% 5% 166
Once or twice a month 65% 9% 7% 15% 4% 207
Several times a year 66% 8% 7% 15% 4% 408
Seldom/never 76% 4% 6% 11% 3% 7,228

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 23% 14% 63% 166
Once or twice a month 14% 14% 72% 210
Several times a year 18% 13% 69% 406
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 7,230

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 152. 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% 19% 14% 14% 152
Once or twice a month 36% 23% 28% 13% 194
Several times a year 30% 20% 26% 25% 381
Seldom/never 26% 20% 29% 25% 6,535

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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 54% 27% 8% 11% 171
Once or twice a month 36% 32% 22% 10% 210
Several times a year 34% 32% 20% 13% 411
Seldom/never 35% 30% 21% 14% 7,288

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 170. 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 24% 8% 15% 4% 48% 170
Once or twice a month 34% 11% 10% 4% 41% 210
Several times a year 37% 10% 9% 3% 41% 414
Seldom/never 41% 10% 10% 3% 34% 7,279

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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% 78% 171
Once or twice a month 20% 80% 211
Several times a year 22% 78% 412
Seldom/never 24% 76% 7,289

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 19% 7% 3% 21% 8% 171
Once or twice a month 27% 30% 8% < 1% 29% 6% 211
Several times a year 21% 30% 12% 1% 31% 5% 416
Seldom/never 15% 24% 14% 1% 39% 7% 7,312

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 23% 16% 16% 2% 171
Once or twice a month 20% 30% 23% 26% 1% 211
Several times a year 12% 39% 26% 22% 1% 416
Seldom/never 5% 22% 31% 42% < 1% 7,312

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 23% 42% < 1% 171
Once or twice a month 11% 36% 53% < 1% 211
Several times a year 6% 47% 47% < 1% 416
Seldom/never 3% 24% 74% < 1% 7,312

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 8% 5% 54% 3% 171
Once or twice a month 4% 11% 5% 80% < 1% 211
Several times a year 2% 4% 16% 79% < 1% 416
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 97% < 1% 7,312

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 11% 2% 44% 1% 171
Once or twice a month 29% 16% 4% 52% < 1% 211
Several times a year 24% 17% 14% 44% 1% 416
Seldom/never 15% 8% 5% 71% 1% 7,312

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 12% 5% 20% 6% 171
Once or twice a month 44% 19% 11% 25% < 1% 211
Several times a year 34% 19% 16% 29% 2% 416
Seldom/never 29% 15% 13% 42% 1% 7,312

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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 58% 9% 9% 21% 2% 171
Once or twice a month 57% 18% 4% 21% < 1% 211
Several times a year 53% 18% 14% 14% < 1% 416
Seldom/never 39% 16% 15% 29% 1% 7,312

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 24% 40% 8% 3% 171
Once or twice a month 9% 29% 47% 13% 2% 211
Several times a year 5% 20% 55% 18% 1% 416
Seldom/never 4% 16% 59% 19% 2% 7,312

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 19% 78% 3% 1% 171
Once or twice a month 21% 76% 1% 1% 211
Several times a year 16% 84% < 1% < 1% 416
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 7,312

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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 28% 17% 1% 48% 6% 171
Once or twice a month 10% 20% < 1% 63% 7% 211
Several times a year 8% 14% < 1% 71% 6% 416
Seldom/never 5% 10% < 1% 78% 6% 7,312

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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 50% 40% 10% 171
Once or twice a month 39% 50% 11% 211
Several times a year 36% 55% 9% 416
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 7,312

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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% 49% 12% 171
Once or twice a month 28% 65% 7% 211
Several times a year 25% 66% 9% 416
Seldom/never 23% 69% 8% 7,312

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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% 25% 49% 171
Once or twice a month 17% 20% 63% 211
Several times a year 24% 17% 59% 416
Seldom/never 26% 20% 54% 7,312

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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 25% 34% 34% 7% 171
Once or twice a month 15% 37% 43% 5% 211
Several times a year 20% 38% 38% 3% 416
Seldom/never 18% 36% 39% 7% 7,312

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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% 43% 4% 5% 171
Once or twice a month 39% 51% 5% 5% 211
Several times a year 49% 46% 3% 2% 416
Seldom/never 48% 45% 3% 4% 7,312

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 56% 4% 4% 171
Once or twice a month 25% 71% 3% 2% 211
Several times a year 31% 65% 3% 1% 416
Seldom/never 38% 57% 4% 1% 7,312

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 40% 5% 171
Once or twice a month 70% 27% 3% 211
Several times a year 78% 19% 3% 416
Seldom/never 78% 18% 3% 7,312

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 24% 6% 3% 171
Once or twice a month 84% 14% 2% 1% 211
Several times a year 83% 12% 4% 2% 416
Seldom/never 85% 10% 3% 2% 7,312

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 171. 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 58% 32% 9% 171
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 8% 211
Several times a year 80% 15% 5% 416
Seldom/never 81% 15% 5% 7,312

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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 28% 61% 5% 6% 171
Once or twice a month 25% 68% 5% 2% 211
Several times a year 25% 70% 3% 2% 416
Seldom/never 28% 68% 2% 2% 7,312

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 171. 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% 18% 4% 26% 7% 171
Once or twice a month 61% 15% 6% 16% 2% 211
Several times a year 71% 13% 4% 10% 2% 416
Seldom/never 72% 11% 4% 11% 2% 7,312