Frequency of reading scripture among women

% of women 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 = 17,557. 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 40% 10% 8% 41% 1% 17,557
2007 40% 11% 8% 41% 1% 19,265

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Frequency of reading scripture among women by religious group

% of women 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 = 126. 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 41% 9% 8% 41% 1% 126
Catholic 28% 12% 10% 49% 1% 3,776
Evangelical Protestant 66% 11% 6% 16% 1% 4,532
Historically Black Protestant 64% 13% 7% 16% 1% 1,098
Jehovah's Witness 91% 2% 2% 3% 1% 158
Jewish 14% 7% 9% 68% 1% 419
Mainline Protestant 36% 13% 11% 40% 1% 3,305
Mormon 76% 8% 3% 13% 1% 317
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 6% 5% 78% < 1% 3,085

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,870. 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% 32% 29% 23% 6,870
Once or twice a month 24% 34% 25% 16% 1,678
Several times a year 22% 37% 25% 16% 1,344
Seldom/never 26% 34% 24% 16% 7,099
Don't know 12% 21% 19% 48% 132

Generational cohort among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,870. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 12% 27% 34% 16% 2% 6,870
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 29% 29% 11% 1% 1,678
Several times a year 15% 14% 30% 29% 11% 1% 1,344
Seldom/never 16% 16% 27% 29% 10% 1% 7,099
Don't know 8% 6% 18% 30% 31% 5% 132

Racial and ethnic composition among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,967. 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% 18% 2% 16% 5% 6,967
Once or twice a month 60% 16% 3% 18% 4% 1,708
Several times a year 66% 10% 5% 16% 4% 1,352
Seldom/never 74% 6% 4% 12% 3% 7,165
Don't know 65% 8% 1% 18% 7% 150

Immigrant status among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,969. 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% 6,969
Once or twice a month 16% 10% 74% 1,694
Several times a year 16% 11% 74% 1,343
Seldom/never 13% 12% 75% 7,142
Don't know 18% 10% 73% 147

Income distribution among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 5,918. 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% 21% 24% 11% 5,918
Once or twice a month 41% 21% 25% 14% 1,480
Several times a year 38% 19% 26% 17% 1,179
Seldom/never 34% 19% 26% 21% 6,223

Educational distribution among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,032. 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% 34% 15% 8% 7,032
Once or twice a month 42% 33% 14% 10% 1,717
Several times a year 36% 34% 17% 13% 1,355
Seldom/never 36% 31% 19% 13% 7,201
Don't know 59% 22% 12% 7% 150

Marital status among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,032. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 5% 16% 12% 17% 7,032
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 14% 8% 24% 1,714
Several times a year 49% 7% 13% 8% 23% 1,363
Seldom/never 45% 10% 12% 7% 25% 7,205
Don't know 43% 4% 17% 21% 15% 148

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

% of women who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 67% 7,041
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 1,717
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,364
Seldom/never 30% 70% 7,226
Don't know 17% 83% 153

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,721
Several times a year 70% 23% 3% 1% 3% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 45% 28% 8% 1% 14% 3% 7,239
Don't know 75% 10% 1% 6% 1% 7% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 68% 27% 4% 1% < 1% 1,721
Several times a year 54% 37% 6% 3% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 28% 35% 19% 17% 1% 7,239
Don't know 68% 15% 1% 3% 11% 158

Attendance at religious services among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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 71% 21% 7% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 36% 48% 15% 1% 1,721
Several times a year 25% 54% 20% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 13% 37% 49% < 1% 7,239
Don't know 46% 19% 15% 20% 158

Frequency of prayer among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 91% 7% < 1% 1% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 71% 20% 4% 4% 1% 1,721
Several times a year 57% 26% 8% 8% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 36% 20% 8% 35% 1% 7,239
Don't know 66% 9% < 1% 2% 23% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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% 13% 8% 21% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 18% 24% 13% 45% < 1% 1,721
Several times a year 8% 9% 25% 58% < 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 7,239
Don't know 33% 6% 7% 34% 20% 158

Frequency of meditation among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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 64% 6% 1% 26% 2% 7,073
Once or twice a month 38% 14% 3% 44% 2% 1,721
Several times a year 32% 11% 12% 43% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 27% 10% 5% 59% 1% 7,239
Don't know 39% 3% 1% 28% 30% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 61% 21% 10% 7% 1% 1,721
Several times a year 56% 20% 16% 7% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 46% 18% 13% 22% 1% 7,239
Don't know 63% 5% 2% 3% 27% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 7,073
Once or twice a month 41% 21% 13% 24% 1% 1,721
Several times a year 42% 17% 18% 22% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 38% 16% 15% 30% 1% 7,239
Don't know 44% 5% 7% 16% 28% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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 64% 5% 25% 3% 2% 7,073
Once or twice a month 36% 9% 46% 6% 3% 1,721
Several times a year 27% 12% 50% 9% 2% 1,366
Seldom/never 14% 13% 59% 12% 2% 7,239
Don't know 40% 6% 34% 3% 16% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 54% 1% 1% 7,073
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,721
Several times a year 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 21% 78% 1% 1% 7,239
Don't know 29% 63% 4% 4% 158

Interpreting scripture among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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% 28% 4% 7% 5% 7,073
Once or twice a month 34% 37% 3% 18% 8% 1,721
Several times a year 23% 39% 3% 27% 9% 1,366
Seldom/never 14% 24% 2% 52% 8% 7,239
Don't know 48% 15% 8% 9% 20% 158

Belief in Heaven among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 7% 6% 7,073
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 5% 1,721
Several times a year 79% 15% 6% 1,366
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 7,239
Don't know 64% 9% 27% 158

Belief in Hell among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. 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% 17% 8% 7,073
Once or twice a month 65% 27% 9% 1,721
Several times a year 61% 30% 8% 1,366
Seldom/never 42% 49% 9% 7,239
Don't know 49% 24% 26% 158

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. 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% 40% 7,073
Once or twice a month 35% 17% 48% 1,721
Several times a year 32% 16% 51% 1,366
Seldom/never 27% 18% 56% 7,239
Don't know 22% 41% 37% 158

Political ideology among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. 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% 29% 15% 8% 7,073
Once or twice a month 36% 37% 21% 6% 1,721
Several times a year 29% 39% 26% 5% 1,366
Seldom/never 21% 35% 37% 7% 7,239
Don't know 26% 30% 16% 28% 158

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

% of women who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. 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% 43% 3% 4% 7,073
Once or twice a month 42% 50% 3% 4% 1,721
Several times a year 44% 49% 3% 4% 1,366
Seldom/never 42% 51% 3% 4% 7,239
Don't know 35% 43% 7% 15% 158

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

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 48% 4% 2% 7,073
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 4% 2% 1,721
Several times a year 40% 55% 3% 1% 1,366
Seldom/never 37% 57% 3% 2% 7,239
Don't know 35% 45% 6% 13% 158

Views about abortion among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 62% 4% 7,073
Once or twice a month 53% 43% 3% 1,721
Several times a year 61% 36% 3% 1,366
Seldom/never 72% 25% 3% 7,239
Don't know 36% 38% 26% 158

Views about homosexuality among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. 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% 48% 5% 4% 7,073
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 3% 1,721
Several times a year 76% 18% 3% 3% 1,366
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 2% 7,239
Don't know 42% 37% 5% 17% 158

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

% of women who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 60% 8% 7,073
Once or twice a month 56% 35% 9% 1,721
Several times a year 66% 27% 7% 1,366
Seldom/never 78% 16% 6% 7,239
Don't know 36% 41% 23% 158

Views about environmental regulation among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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% 52% 3% 5% 7,073
Once or twice a month 38% 57% 2% 3% 1,721
Several times a year 31% 63% 3% 3% 1,366
Seldom/never 28% 67% 2% 3% 7,239
Don't know 29% 43% 9% 20% 158

Views about human evolution among women by frequency of reading scripture

% of women 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 = 7,073. 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% 25% 2% 55% 6% 7,073
Once or twice a month 22% 31% 4% 39% 4% 1,721
Several times a year 30% 33% 5% 28% 4% 1,366
Seldom/never 49% 22% 4% 21% 4% 7,239
Don't know 13% 25% 11% 34% 17% 158