Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 7,303. 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 36% 11% 9% 44% 1% 7,303
2007 31% 11% 9% 48% 1% 8,092

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 27% 12% 11% 49% 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 63% 12% 8% 17% < 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 62% 15% 8% 15% < 1% 450
Jewish 16% 9% 8% 65% 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 27% 14% 14% 45% < 1% 1,044
Mormon 78% 6% 4% 12% < 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 7% 6% 77% < 1% 1,764

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 772
Several times a year < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 658
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,367

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 56% 2,477
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 772
Several times a year 51% 49% 658
Seldom/never 53% 47% 3,367

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,446. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 19% 2% 21% 5% 2,446
Once or twice a month 58% 17% 2% 20% 3% 762
Several times a year 61% 10% 7% 18% 3% 650
Seldom/never 71% 6% 5% 15% 3% 3,329

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,449. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 7% 72% 2,449
Once or twice a month 21% 7% 72% 759
Several times a year 22% 7% 71% 649
Seldom/never 18% 9% 73% 3,332

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 21% 27% 17% 2,260
Once or twice a month 33% 20% 27% 19% 708
Several times a year 22% 19% 32% 26% 618
Seldom/never 24% 17% 29% 30% 3,124

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,468. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 33% 17% 11% 2,468
Once or twice a month 43% 28% 17% 13% 771
Several times a year 31% 32% 21% 16% 657
Seldom/never 35% 28% 21% 16% 3,359

Marital status among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,471. 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% 6% 17% 2% 16% 2,471
Once or twice a month 58% 9% 16% 1% 17% 771
Several times a year 60% 8% 15% 1% 16% 657
Seldom/never 58% 10% 13% 1% 18% 3,363

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,462. 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% 38% 2,462
Once or twice a month 59% 41% 769
Several times a year 59% 41% 657
Seldom/never 55% 45% 3,359

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 73% 19% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 772
Several times a year 68% 23% 3% 1% 4% 1% 658
Seldom/never 40% 29% 9% < 1% 17% 4% 3,367

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 10% 2% 1% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 5% 3% 1% 772
Several times a year 51% 37% 6% 5% 1% 658
Seldom/never 23% 34% 21% 22% < 1% 3,367

Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 23% 8% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 33% 50% 18% < 1% 772
Several times a year 21% 60% 19% 1% 658
Seldom/never 9% 36% 55% < 1% 3,367

Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 66% 21% 4% 7% 2% 772
Several times a year 52% 23% 11% 12% 1% 658
Seldom/never 27% 19% 9% 44% < 1% 3,367

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

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 7% 21% < 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 17% 25% 13% 44% 1% 772
Several times a year 9% 11% 26% 54% 1% 658
Seldom/never 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 3,367

Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 60% 7% 2% 29% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month 34% 14% 4% 47% 1% 772
Several times a year 28% 13% 13% 45% 2% 658
Seldom/never 25% 8% 4% 62% 1% 3,367

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 59% 22% 11% 7% 2% 772
Several times a year 51% 19% 19% 9% 2% 658
Seldom/never 39% 16% 15% 29% 1% 3,367

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 16% 9% 21% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month 42% 19% 13% 24% 1% 772
Several times a year 39% 17% 21% 23% < 1% 658
Seldom/never 35% 16% 16% 32% < 1% 3,367

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 6% 27% 4% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month 36% 11% 43% 7% 3% 772
Several times a year 25% 13% 48% 12% 2% 658
Seldom/never 11% 13% 60% 14% 2% 3,367

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 49% 2% 1% 2,477
Once or twice a month 34% 64% 1% 1% 772
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 658
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 3,367

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 28% 4% 9% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month 35% 35% 3% 18% 10% 772
Several times a year 24% 36% 2% 30% 8% 658
Seldom/never 13% 22% 1% 56% 8% 3,367

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 2,477
Once or twice a month 83% 12% 5% 772
Several times a year 79% 17% 4% 658
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 3,367

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 2,477
Once or twice a month 67% 26% 7% 772
Several times a year 64% 28% 8% 658
Seldom/never 42% 49% 8% 3,367

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 20% 36% 2,477
Once or twice a month 37% 20% 43% 772
Several times a year 38% 19% 43% 658
Seldom/never 31% 20% 49% 3,367

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 27% 16% 7% 2,477
Once or twice a month 37% 37% 21% 5% 772
Several times a year 34% 37% 23% 5% 658
Seldom/never 24% 38% 32% 6% 3,367

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 39% 3% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month 51% 41% 3% 4% 772
Several times a year 54% 41% 3% 3% 658
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 3% 3,367

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 4% 2% 2,477
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 4% 1% 772
Several times a year 44% 53% 3% 1% 658
Seldom/never 44% 50% 5% 2% 3,367

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 63% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month 51% 47% 3% 772
Several times a year 61% 35% 4% 658
Seldom/never 71% 25% 4% 3,367

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 51% 5% 5% 2,477
Once or twice a month 65% 26% 5% 4% 772
Several times a year 69% 23% 4% 3% 658
Seldom/never 79% 15% 3% 3% 3,367

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 62% 9% 2,477
Once or twice a month 52% 37% 11% 772
Several times a year 61% 30% 9% 658
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 3,367

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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% 51% 3% 3% 2,477
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 3% 2% 772
Several times a year 35% 60% 2% 2% 658
Seldom/never 31% 65% 2% 2% 3,367

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,477. 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 11% 27% 2% 55% 4% 2,477
Once or twice a month 23% 30% 4% 39% 4% 772
Several times a year 33% 29% 4% 30% 4% 658
Seldom/never 53% 20% 5% 19% 3% 3,367