Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,299. 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 19% 15% 14% 52% 1% 5,299
2007 16% 14% 13% 57% < 1% 5,789

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 14% 11% 13% 61% < 1% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 30% 20% 14% 36% < 1% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 39% 23% 13% 25% < 1% 219
Jewish 17% 19% 14% 50% < 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 14% 16% 18% 52% 1% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 11% 10% 68% < 1% 754

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 924. 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% 32% 26% 16% 924
Once or twice a month 30% 33% 23% 14% 769
Several times a year 26% 33% 26% 15% 755
Seldom/never 22% 35% 28% 15% 2,755

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 924. 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% 16% 26% 30% 11% 1% 924
Once or twice a month 21% 15% 27% 27% 9% 1% 769
Several times a year 17% 16% 27% 31% 10% < 1% 755
Seldom/never 14% 15% 29% 33% 9% 1% 2,755

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 48% 934
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 775
Several times a year 51% 49% 761
Seldom/never 47% 53% 2,804

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 920. 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% 18% 3% 25% 2% 920
Once or twice a month 64% 13% 3% 16% 4% 763
Several times a year 68% 9% 4% 16% 4% 752
Seldom/never 75% 6% 3% 12% 3% 2,774

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 921. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 10% 70% 921
Once or twice a month 15% 10% 75% 766
Several times a year 13% 10% 77% 753
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 2,777

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 835. 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% 20% 22% 10% 835
Once or twice a month 36% 19% 25% 20% 687
Several times a year 28% 21% 30% 22% 687
Seldom/never 29% 20% 29% 22% 2,462

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 931. 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% 31% 10% 6% 931
Once or twice a month 43% 33% 13% 12% 775
Several times a year 37% 32% 18% 13% 759
Seldom/never 40% 31% 19% 11% 2,787

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 930. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 7% 15% 7% 30% 930
Once or twice a month 41% 7% 15% 5% 32% 771
Several times a year 48% 6% 12% 5% 29% 759
Seldom/never 50% 9% 12% 5% 25% 2,798

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 933. 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% 70% 933
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 772
Several times a year 29% 71% 760
Seldom/never 32% 68% 2,794

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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 75% 21% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 934
Once or twice a month 67% 27% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 775
Several times a year 65% 30% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 761
Seldom/never 55% 36% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 2,804

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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 70% 26% 2% 2% < 1% 934
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 4% 1% < 1% 775
Several times a year 44% 48% 6% 1% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 30% 52% 13% 4% 1% 2,804

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 32% 10% 1% 934
Once or twice a month 31% 56% 13% 1% 775
Several times a year 20% 60% 20% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 17% 47% 36% < 1% 2,804

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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 41% 20% 9% 29% < 1% 934
Once or twice a month 15% 22% 17% 46% < 1% 775
Several times a year 6% 8% 24% 62% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 2,804

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 9% 4% 37% 1% 934
Once or twice a month 29% 19% 5% 46% 1% 775
Several times a year 25% 12% 11% 51% 1% 761
Seldom/never 27% 10% 5% 58% 1% 2,804

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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 70% 16% 7% 7% 1% 934
Once or twice a month 48% 28% 14% 8% 2% 775
Several times a year 44% 25% 20% 11% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 44% 22% 15% 18% 1% 2,804

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 11% 23% 1% 934
Once or twice a month 43% 19% 16% 21% 1% 775
Several times a year 37% 19% 19% 24% 1% 761
Seldom/never 35% 18% 16% 30% 1% 2,804

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 37% 6% 2% 934
Once or twice a month 29% 13% 47% 9% 2% 775
Several times a year 21% 14% 52% 9% 3% 761
Seldom/never 15% 13% 60% 10% 2% 2,804

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 62% 2% < 1% 934
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 1% 1% 775
Several times a year 28% 71% 1% 1% 761
Seldom/never 27% 71% 1% 1% 2,804

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 31% 2% 13% 6% 934
Once or twice a month 26% 40% 3% 23% 7% 775
Several times a year 21% 43% 2% 28% 7% 761
Seldom/never 16% 35% 1% 40% 8% 2,804

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 8% 5% 934
Once or twice a month 84% 11% 5% 775
Several times a year 82% 12% 7% 761
Seldom/never 77% 15% 8% 2,804

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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 74% 19% 7% 934
Once or twice a month 66% 26% 8% 775
Several times a year 64% 28% 8% 761
Seldom/never 56% 35% 9% 2,804

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 17% 44% 934
Once or twice a month 39% 16% 45% 775
Several times a year 40% 14% 46% 761
Seldom/never 37% 18% 45% 2,804

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 33% 22% 5% 934
Once or twice a month 35% 38% 23% 4% 775
Several times a year 34% 39% 23% 4% 761
Seldom/never 30% 38% 26% 6% 2,804

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 48% 2% 2% 934
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 2% 3% 775
Several times a year 56% 39% 2% 3% 761
Seldom/never 53% 40% 3% 3% 2,804

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 50% 2% 2% 934
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 775
Several times a year 48% 48% 4% < 1% 761
Seldom/never 47% 47% 4% 2% 2,804

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 53% 5% 934
Once or twice a month 54% 43% 3% 775
Several times a year 58% 38% 4% 761
Seldom/never 63% 34% 3% 2,804

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 40% 3% 3% 934
Once or twice a month 66% 26% 4% 4% 775
Several times a year 71% 21% 4% 4% 761
Seldom/never 76% 18% 3% 3% 2,804

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 50% 8% 934
Once or twice a month 57% 36% 8% 775
Several times a year 62% 30% 8% 761
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 2,804

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. 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% 51% 2% 3% 934
Once or twice a month 40% 56% 2% 2% 775
Several times a year 38% 59% 2% 1% 761
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 2% 2,804

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 934. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 31% 4% 42% 4% 934
Once or twice a month 27% 33% 4% 31% 5% 775
Several times a year 28% 36% 5% 28% 2% 761
Seldom/never 40% 31% 4% 22% 4% 2,804