Frequency of reading scripture among men

% of men 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 = 17,514. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 30% 10% 9% 50% 1% 17,514
2007 29% 10% 9% 51% 1% 16,291

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Frequency of reading scripture among men by religious group

% of men 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 = 138. 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.
Buddhist 15% 9% 10% 64% < 1% 138
Catholic 22% 11% 10% 56% 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 58% 13% 8% 20% 1% 4,061
Hindu 7% 7% 21% 64% 2% 136
Historically Black Protestant 56% 13% 9% 21% 1% 818
Jewish 19% 9% 9% 63% 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 24% 14% 12% 49% 1% 2,778
Mormon 77% 7% 2% 12% 1% 347
Muslim 45% 14% 11% 28% 2% 152
Orthodox Christian 32% 13% 13% 41% < 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 4,471

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,166. 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 18% 35% 28% 18% 5,166
Once or twice a month 28% 35% 23% 13% 1,714
Several times a year 22% 37% 27% 14% 1,499
Seldom/never 25% 34% 25% 15% 8,721
Don't know 12% 33% 27% 29% 122

Generational cohort among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,166. 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 12% 12% 30% 33% 12% 1% 5,166
Once or twice a month 18% 16% 29% 28% 8% 1% 1,714
Several times a year 14% 15% 30% 31% 10% 1% 1,499
Seldom/never 16% 17% 27% 31% 9% 1% 8,721
Don't know 6% 17% 21% 32% 21% 2% 122

Racial and ethnic composition among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,160. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 17% 2% 16% 4% 5,160
Once or twice a month 62% 14% 4% 17% 3% 1,706
Several times a year 65% 10% 5% 16% 4% 1,499
Seldom/never 72% 6% 5% 14% 3% 8,720
Don't know 56% 18% 3% 19% 4% 122

Immigrant status among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 8% 77% 5,197
Once or twice a month 16% 11% 73% 1,716
Several times a year 17% 9% 74% 1,506
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 8,750
Don't know 23% 7% 70% 129

Income distribution among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 4,655. 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% 21% 27% 17% 4,655
Once or twice a month 34% 21% 26% 19% 1,568
Several times a year 25% 21% 31% 23% 1,398
Seldom/never 27% 20% 29% 25% 7,904

Educational distribution among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,230. 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% 31% 14% 10% 5,230
Once or twice a month 44% 31% 16% 9% 1,732
Several times a year 41% 30% 17% 12% 1,520
Seldom/never 41% 30% 18% 11% 8,803
Don't know 47% 33% 12% 8% 128

Marital status among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,231. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 5% 12% 4% 24% 5,231
Once or twice a month 45% 7% 14% 3% 30% 1,731
Several times a year 49% 7% 12% 4% 28% 1,519
Seldom/never 46% 9% 11% 3% 31% 8,818
Don't know 51% 4% 15% 6% 24% 130

Parent of children under 18 among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,238. 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 29% 71% 5,238
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 1,729
Several times a year 27% 73% 1,522
Seldom/never 24% 76% 8,809
Don't know 16% 84% 134

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 70% 20% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1,736
Several times a year 59% 25% 5% 1% 8% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 35% 27% 10% 1% 22% 4% 8,846
Don't know 61% 17% 3% 7% 2% 9% 141

Importance of religion in one's life among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 2% 2% 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 61% 27% 6% 5% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 44% 40% 9% 6% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 21% 32% 21% 25% 1% 8,846
Don't know 55% 22% 2% 7% 14% 141

Attendance at religious services among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 21% 10% < 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 34% 49% 16% < 1% 1,736
Several times a year 20% 57% 22% < 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 10% 34% 56% < 1% 8,846
Don't know 28% 29% 22% 21% 141

Frequency of prayer among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 10% 1% 3% 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 57% 25% 7% 10% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 41% 26% 12% 20% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 21% 16% 9% 53% 1% 8,846
Don't know 47% 14% 2% 8% 30% 141

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 14% 8% 21% < 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 17% 21% 16% 46% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 7% 8% 25% 59% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 8,846
Don't know 23% 12% 6% 31% 28% 141

Frequency of meditation among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 6% 2% 25% 2% 5,263
Once or twice a month 39% 15% 5% 39% 2% 1,736
Several times a year 29% 13% 11% 44% 2% 1,528
Seldom/never 22% 7% 5% 64% 1% 8,846
Don't know 36% 2% 4% 25% 34% 141

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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 81% 10% 3% 4% 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 59% 22% 9% 9% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 48% 19% 18% 14% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 35% 17% 13% 34% 1% 8,846
Don't know 51% 4% 4% 12% 28% 141

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 15% 8% 18% 2% 5,263
Once or twice a month 47% 19% 13% 20% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 43% 17% 20% 19% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 40% 16% 15% 29% 1% 8,846
Don't know 41% 10% 6% 20% 23% 141

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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 59% 7% 27% 4% 4% 5,263
Once or twice a month 34% 15% 41% 8% 3% 1,736
Several times a year 20% 14% 52% 11% 3% 1,528
Seldom/never 10% 14% 58% 15% 2% 8,846
Don't know 27% 7% 42% 14% 10% 141

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 46% 2% 1% 5,263
Once or twice a month 36% 61% 1% 1% 1,736
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 26% 72% 2% 1% 8,846
Don't know 37% 51% 4% 8% 141

Interpreting scripture among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 29% 5% 10% 5% 5,263
Once or twice a month 32% 35% 2% 23% 8% 1,736
Several times a year 24% 32% 1% 36% 7% 1,528
Seldom/never 12% 20% 1% 59% 8% 8,846
Don't know 26% 13% 8% 18% 35% 141

Belief in Heaven among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 8% 7% 5,263
Once or twice a month 80% 13% 6% 1,736
Several times a year 74% 19% 6% 1,528
Seldom/never 52% 39% 8% 8,846
Don't know 65% 15% 20% 141

Belief in Hell among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 16% 7% 5,263
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 7% 1,736
Several times a year 61% 32% 7% 1,528
Seldom/never 40% 51% 8% 8,846
Don't know 54% 24% 21% 141

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. 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% 17% 33% 5,263
Once or twice a month 43% 15% 42% 1,736
Several times a year 39% 17% 44% 1,528
Seldom/never 35% 20% 45% 8,846
Don't know 28% 29% 42% 141

Political ideology among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. 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% 24% 15% 6% 5,263
Once or twice a month 41% 34% 21% 4% 1,736
Several times a year 37% 35% 23% 4% 1,528
Seldom/never 28% 38% 27% 7% 8,846
Don't know 37% 24% 14% 25% 141

Views about size of government among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. 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% 32% 3% 3% 5,263
Once or twice a month 57% 37% 3% 3% 1,736
Several times a year 59% 36% 3% 2% 1,528
Seldom/never 56% 37% 3% 3% 8,846
Don't know 47% 31% 5% 17% 141

Views about government aid to the poor among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 5% 2% 5,263
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 3% 2% 1,736
Several times a year 47% 48% 3% 1% 1,528
Seldom/never 45% 49% 4% 2% 8,846
Don't know 43% 41% 10% 6% 141

Views about abortion among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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 31% 64% 5% 5,263
Once or twice a month 47% 49% 3% 1,736
Several times a year 57% 37% 6% 1,528
Seldom/never 67% 29% 5% 8,846
Don't know 37% 44% 19% 141

Views about homosexuality among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. 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% 58% 5% 4% 5,263
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 4% 4% 1,736
Several times a year 60% 31% 5% 4% 1,528
Seldom/never 73% 20% 4% 3% 8,846
Don't know 40% 41% 11% 7% 141

Views about same-sex marriage among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,263. 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% 66% 8% 5,263
Once or twice a month 49% 43% 8% 1,736
Several times a year 51% 40% 9% 1,528
Seldom/never 66% 27% 8% 8,846
Don't know 36% 45% 19% 141

Views about environmental regulation among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 45% 3% 3% 5,263
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,736
Several times a year 42% 55% 2% 2% 1,528
Seldom/never 36% 59% 2% 2% 8,846
Don't know 43% 42% 5% 11% 141

Views about human evolution among men by frequency of reading scripture

% of men 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 = 5,263. 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% 27% 3% 53% 6% 5,263
Once or twice a month 25% 32% 5% 33% 5% 1,736
Several times a year 35% 30% 4% 28% 3% 1,528
Seldom/never 54% 21% 5% 17% 3% 8,846
Don't know 18% 23% 14% 35% 11% 141