Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers

% of baby Boomers 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 = 13,049. 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 38% 9% 8% 44% 1% 13,049
2007 36% 10% 8% 45% 1% 13,662

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Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by religious group

% of baby Boomers 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 = 107. 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 25% 8% 10% 57% < 1% 107
Catholic 24% 11% 9% 55% < 1% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 64% 10% 7% 18% 1% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 66% 9% 6% 17% 2% 749
Jewish 16% 11% 10% 63% 1% 330
Mainline Protestant 30% 13% 11% 45% 1% 2,435
Mormon 78% 5% 5% 11% 1% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 4% 6% 80% < 1% 2,281

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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 < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 4,826
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,226
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 86% 14% 1,073
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 5,836

Gender composition among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 59% 4,826
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,226
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,073
Seldom/never 55% 45% 5,836

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,745. 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% 17% 2% 13% 4% 4,745
Once or twice a month 70% 12% 2% 12% 3% 1,212
Several times a year 76% 9% 3% 8% 3% 1,060
Seldom/never 81% 5% 2% 8% 3% 5,754

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,779. 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% 5% 83% 4,779
Once or twice a month 12% 7% 80% 1,216
Several times a year 12% 5% 83% 1,066
Seldom/never 11% 8% 81% 5,783

Income distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,254. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 20% 28% 15% 4,254
Once or twice a month 32% 21% 26% 21% 1,107
Several times a year 31% 18% 30% 21% 968
Seldom/never 27% 18% 28% 27% 5,185

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,816. 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% 15% 9% 4,816
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 17% 11% 1,225
Several times a year 41% 29% 16% 14% 1,070
Seldom/never 40% 28% 18% 14% 5,814

Marital status among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,807. 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% 3% 19% 7% 9% 4,807
Once or twice a month 57% 5% 23% 7% 8% 1,222
Several times a year 60% 4% 19% 7% 10% 1,068
Seldom/never 60% 6% 19% 5% 10% 5,819

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,821. 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% 85% 4,821
Once or twice a month 13% 87% 1,222
Several times a year 15% 85% 1,073
Seldom/never 12% 88% 5,827

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 4,826
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 70% 23% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 1,073
Seldom/never 48% 28% 7% 1% 13% 3% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 7% 1% 1% 1% 4,826
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 3% 2% < 1% 1,226
Several times a year 54% 38% 6% 2% 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 29% 36% 17% 17% 1% 5,836

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 22% 8% < 1% 4,826
Once or twice a month 35% 50% 15% < 1% 1,226
Several times a year 23% 53% 24% < 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 13% 36% 50% < 1% 5,836

Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 4,826
Once or twice a month 69% 22% 4% 5% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 54% 27% 8% 10% 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 34% 20% 9% 36% 1% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 12% 8% 20% 1% 4,826
Once or twice a month 19% 20% 15% 46% < 1% 1,226
Several times a year 7% 6% 22% 65% < 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 5,836

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 5% 2% 25% 2% 4,826
Once or twice a month 46% 15% 4% 34% 2% 1,226
Several times a year 35% 11% 11% 41% 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 27% 7% 5% 60% 1% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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 86% 7% 3% 3% 1% 4,826
Once or twice a month 65% 19% 7% 8% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 56% 18% 15% 10% 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 43% 16% 13% 27% 2% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 13% 7% 18% 2% 4,826
Once or twice a month 45% 19% 13% 22% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 42% 18% 19% 20% 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 39% 14% 15% 30% 1% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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 65% 4% 25% 3% 3% 4,826
Once or twice a month 40% 10% 43% 5% 2% 1,226
Several times a year 28% 11% 51% 8% 2% 1,073
Seldom/never 15% 12% 60% 11% 2% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 4,826
Once or twice a month 38% 60% 1% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 35% 63% 2% < 1% 1,073
Seldom/never 28% 70% 2% 1% 5,836

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 25% 4% 7% 5% 4,826
Once or twice a month 36% 32% 2% 21% 8% 1,226
Several times a year 24% 34% 3% 30% 9% 1,073
Seldom/never 15% 24% 2% 51% 8% 5,836

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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 86% 7% 7% 4,826
Once or twice a month 83% 10% 7% 1,226
Several times a year 80% 12% 7% 1,073
Seldom/never 61% 31% 9% 5,836

Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 4,826
Once or twice a month 65% 26% 9% 1,226
Several times a year 61% 30% 9% 1,073
Seldom/never 43% 47% 10% 5,836

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 16% 37% 4,826
Once or twice a month 40% 12% 47% 1,226
Several times a year 38% 13% 49% 1,073
Seldom/never 34% 17% 49% 5,836

Political ideology among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 26% 15% 6% 4,826
Once or twice a month 43% 35% 19% 3% 1,226
Several times a year 40% 37% 21% 2% 1,073
Seldom/never 30% 35% 29% 6% 5,836

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 36% 3% 4% 4,826
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 3% 3% 1,226
Several times a year 56% 36% 4% 4% 1,073
Seldom/never 53% 39% 4% 4% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 44% 4% 2% 4,826
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 3% 2% 1,226
Several times a year 46% 48% 4% 2% 1,073
Seldom/never 42% 53% 3% 2% 5,836

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 61% 5% 4,826
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 4% 1,226
Several times a year 59% 35% 6% 1,073
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 5,836

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 55% 5% 3% 4,826
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 3% 3% 1,226
Several times a year 63% 29% 4% 4% 1,073
Seldom/never 74% 19% 4% 3% 5,836

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

% of baby Boomers who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,826. 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% 7% 4,826
Once or twice a month 46% 46% 8% 1,226
Several times a year 51% 40% 9% 1,073
Seldom/never 64% 27% 8% 5,836

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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% 46% 2% 3% 4,826
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,226
Several times a year 37% 58% 3% 2% 1,073
Seldom/never 36% 59% 2% 3% 5,836

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by frequency of reading scripture

% of baby Boomers 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 = 4,826. 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 10% 26% 3% 57% 5% 4,826
Once or twice a month 22% 31% 5% 37% 4% 1,226
Several times a year 25% 34% 6% 31% 3% 1,073
Seldom/never 45% 25% 5% 22% 4% 5,836