Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 3,790. 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 4% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 3,790
2007 4% 3% 6% 86% 1% 3,114

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 569
Evangelical Protestant 16% 12% 9% 62% < 1% 174
Jewish < 1% 4% 6% 90% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 2% 6% 6% 86% < 1% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,924

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 142. 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 24% 43% 21% 13% 142
Once or twice a month 40% 35% 17% 8% 147
Several times a year 35% 34% 21% 10% 237
Seldom/never 32% 35% 21% 12% 3,213

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 142. 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 13% 20% 34% 26% 8% < 1% 142
Once or twice a month 24% 23% 28% 19% 4% 2% 147
Several times a year 21% 23% 25% 24% 7% 1% 237
Seldom/never 21% 18% 27% 25% 7% 1% 3,213

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 40% 144
Once or twice a month 59% 41% 148
Several times a year 63% 37% 239
Seldom/never 56% 44% 3,255

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 141. 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% 11% 5% 22% 5% 141
Once or twice a month 65% 14% 2% 12% 7% 147
Several times a year 66% 9% 9% 10% 7% 233
Seldom/never 77% 4% 7% 9% 3% 3,224

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 143. 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 19% 17% 64% 143
Once or twice a month 14% 11% 76% 147
Several times a year 14% 16% 70% 236
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 3,216

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 128. 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 46% 24% 17% 13% 128
Once or twice a month 37% 19% 35% 9% 130
Several times a year 31% 21% 23% 25% 216
Seldom/never 25% 20% 30% 25% 2,920

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 143. 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% 39% 13% 14% 143
Once or twice a month 37% 41% 15% 7% 148
Several times a year 30% 32% 21% 17% 238
Seldom/never 32% 32% 22% 14% 3,242

Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 142. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 8% 18% 4% 42% 142
Once or twice a month 34% 13% 14% 2% 37% 148
Several times a year 38% 7% 14% 3% 39% 238
Seldom/never 44% 9% 9% 3% 34% 3,240

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 143. 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 22% 78% 143
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 148
Several times a year 19% 81% 239
Seldom/never 25% 75% 3,246

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 29% 8% 1% 5% 4% 144
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 10% < 1% 11% 5% 148
Several times a year 23% 37% 15% 1% 18% 6% 239
Seldom/never 16% 35% 20% 1% 21% 7% 3,255

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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 14% 41% 44% 1% 144
Once or twice a month 8% 45% 47% < 1% 148
Several times a year 3% 47% 50% 1% 239
Seldom/never 2% 32% 66% < 1% 3,255

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 13% 3% 20% 1% 144
Once or twice a month 39% 18% 10% 33% < 1% 148
Several times a year 18% 20% 12% 48% 1% 239
Seldom/never 9% 12% 11% 69% < 1% 3,255

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 7% 10% 65% < 1% 144
Once or twice a month 4% 13% 11% 71% 1% 148
Several times a year 3% 5% 10% 82% < 1% 239
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 97% < 1% 3,255

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 11% 1% 26% 2% 144
Once or twice a month 39% 17% 3% 41% 1% 148
Several times a year 33% 18% 11% 37% 1% 239
Seldom/never 17% 10% 6% 66% 1% 3,255

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 12% 5% 17% 4% 144
Once or twice a month 41% 24% 18% 15% 2% 148
Several times a year 36% 22% 19% 22% 2% 239
Seldom/never 30% 17% 15% 37% 1% 3,255

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 9% 7% 16% 1% 144
Once or twice a month 57% 13% 11% 19% < 1% 148
Several times a year 48% 21% 17% 13% 1% 239
Seldom/never 37% 18% 16% 27% 1% 3,255

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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 13% 24% 51% 10% 2% 144
Once or twice a month 7% 24% 59% 10% < 1% 148
Several times a year 2% 24% 54% 18% 1% 239
Seldom/never 3% 17% 63% 15% 2% 3,255

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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 27% 68% 4% < 1% 144
Once or twice a month 22% 76% 2% < 1% 148
Several times a year 17% 82% < 1% 1% 239
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% < 1% 3,255

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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 17% 29% 1% 45% 7% 144
Once or twice a month 14% 25% < 1% 42% 19% 148
Several times a year 7% 13% < 1% 72% 8% 239
Seldom/never 4% 12% < 1% 77% 7% 3,255

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 37% 5% 144
Once or twice a month 56% 32% 12% 148
Several times a year 42% 49% 9% 239
Seldom/never 41% 47% 12% 3,255

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 54% 5% 144
Once or twice a month 40% 54% 6% 148
Several times a year 29% 62% 9% 239
Seldom/never 28% 62% 10% 3,255

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 23% 44% 144
Once or twice a month 25% 22% 53% 148
Several times a year 23% 16% 61% 239
Seldom/never 30% 17% 52% 3,255

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 25% 40% 28% 8% 144
Once or twice a month 16% 42% 38% 5% 148
Several times a year 15% 42% 38% 6% 239
Seldom/never 20% 39% 35% 6% 3,255

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 37% 4% 2% 144
Once or twice a month 51% 38% 6% 5% 148
Several times a year 51% 43% 4% 2% 239
Seldom/never 51% 43% 3% 4% 3,255

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 7% 1% 144
Once or twice a month 32% 62% 3% 2% 148
Several times a year 30% 67% 2% 1% 239
Seldom/never 40% 55% 4% 2% 3,255

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 35% 3% 144
Once or twice a month 69% 30% 1% 148
Several times a year 79% 16% 5% 239
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 3,255

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 29% 3% 3% 144
Once or twice a month 75% 23% 1% 1% 148
Several times a year 87% 8% 2% 3% 239
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 2% 3,255

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 144. 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% 34% 7% 144
Once or twice a month 72% 24% 5% 148
Several times a year 83% 10% 6% 239
Seldom/never 81% 14% 5% 3,255

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 56% < 1% 2% 144
Once or twice a month 32% 66% 2% < 1% 148
Several times a year 23% 76% 1% < 1% 239
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 2% 3,255

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 144. 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% 26% 7% 31% 2% 144
Once or twice a month 47% 26% 7% 20% < 1% 148
Several times a year 63% 16% 7% 12% 3% 239
Seldom/never 70% 13% 5% 10% 2% 3,255