Frequency of reading scripture among married adults

% of married adults who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,827. 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% 10% 8% 43% 1% 17,827
2007 36% 10% 9% 44% 1% 20,430

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Frequency of reading scripture among married adults by religious group

% of married adults 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 = 103. 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 29% 5% 11% 55% < 1% 103
Catholic 25% 11% 11% 52% 1% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 67% 10% 6% 16% 1% 4,853
Hindu 8% 10% 20% 61% 1% 131
Historically Black Protestant 65% 14% 8% 12% 1% 626
Jehovah's Witness 89% 2% 3% 4% 3% 124
Jewish 18% 8% 11% 62% 1% 498
Mainline Protestant 31% 13% 12% 44% 1% 3,444
Mormon 79% 6% 3% 10% 1% 454
Muslim 35% 11% 15% 37% 2% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 3,150

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. 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 7% 37% 34% 21% 6,493
Once or twice a month 9% 43% 30% 17% 1,680
Several times a year 7% 44% 32% 18% 1,460
Seldom/never 7% 42% 32% 20% 7,713
Don't know 4% 28% 25% 43% 104

Generational cohort among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. 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 2% 11% 32% 40% 14% 1% 6,493
Once or twice a month 3% 12% 37% 36% 11% 1% 1,680
Several times a year 2% 12% 37% 37% 12% < 1% 1,460
Seldom/never 2% 12% 34% 39% 12% 1% 7,713
Don't know 2% 10% 21% 36% 27% 5% 104

Gender composition among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 6,652
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,720
Several times a year 51% 49% 1,489
Seldom/never 54% 46% 7,841
Don't know 52% 48% 125

Racial and ethnic composition among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,557. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 11% 2% 14% 4% 6,557
Once or twice a month 70% 10% 3% 15% 3% 1,695
Several times a year 71% 7% 6% 13% 3% 1,469
Seldom/never 80% 3% 5% 10% 3% 7,734
Don't know 64% 8% 4% 18% 6% 117

Immigrant status among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,590. 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% 6% 79% 6,590
Once or twice a month 18% 7% 75% 1,705
Several times a year 18% 6% 76% 1,468
Seldom/never 14% 9% 77% 7,772
Don't know 25% 7% 68% 116

Income distribution among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,720. 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% 22% 34% 20% 5,720
Once or twice a month 20% 20% 34% 26% 1,512
Several times a year 17% 19% 35% 29% 1,319
Seldom/never 16% 16% 33% 35% 6,864

Educational distribution among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,612. 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 38% 32% 18% 12% 6,612
Once or twice a month 37% 29% 20% 14% 1,715
Several times a year 32% 31% 20% 17% 1,481
Seldom/never 33% 27% 23% 17% 7,807
Don't know 48% 20% 21% 10% 116

Parent of children under 18 among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,613. 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 40% 60% 6,613
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 1,713
Several times a year 43% 57% 1,483
Seldom/never 39% 61% 7,811
Don't know 21% 79% 117

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 77% 17% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 68% 24% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 42% 30% 9% 1% 16% 4% 7,841
Don't know 70% 15% 2% 5% 1% 7% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 6,652
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 1,720
Several times a year 54% 36% 6% 3% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 27% 35% 20% 18% 1% 7,841
Don't know 71% 13% 2% 4% 10% 125

Attendance at religious services among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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 78% 17% 5% < 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 43% 44% 13% < 1% 1,720
Several times a year 29% 54% 17% < 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 14% 38% 48% < 1% 7,841
Don't know 48% 25% 8% 18% 125

Frequency of prayer among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 69% 20% 5% 5% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 54% 26% 9% 11% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 29% 20% 9% 41% 1% 7,841
Don't know 56% 13% 2% 5% 23% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 13% 8% 17% < 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 20% 22% 13% 45% < 1% 1,720
Several times a year 8% 9% 26% 57% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 7,841
Don't know 38% 10% 4% 25% 22% 125

Frequency of meditation among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 6% 2% 27% 2% 6,652
Once or twice a month 39% 13% 4% 43% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 32% 12% 11% 44% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 24% 8% 5% 62% 1% 7,841
Don't know 31% 2% 5% 27% 35% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 8% 3% 2% 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 62% 21% 8% 7% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 56% 20% 16% 8% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 42% 17% 14% 26% 1% 7,841
Don't know 57% 3% 3% 6% 30% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 15% 9% 20% 2% 6,652
Once or twice a month 43% 20% 14% 23% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 41% 17% 22% 20% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 7,841
Don't know 46% 6% 6% 16% 25% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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 68% 5% 22% 3% 3% 6,652
Once or twice a month 41% 10% 40% 5% 3% 1,720
Several times a year 26% 12% 48% 12% 2% 1,489
Seldom/never 13% 12% 60% 13% 2% 7,841
Don't know 40% 5% 34% 10% 12% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 42% 2% 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 38% 60% 1% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 27% 71% 1% 1% 7,841
Don't know 37% 53% 4% 6% 125

Interpreting scripture among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 28% 5% 6% 4% 6,652
Once or twice a month 35% 37% 3% 18% 7% 1,720
Several times a year 23% 37% 2% 30% 8% 1,489
Seldom/never 12% 25% 1% 54% 8% 7,841
Don't know 34% 16% 8% 16% 25% 125

Belief in Heaven among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 6,652
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 6% 1,720
Several times a year 79% 15% 6% 1,489
Seldom/never 59% 33% 8% 7,841
Don't know 61% 15% 24% 125

Belief in Hell among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 15% 8% 6,652
Once or twice a month 65% 26% 9% 1,720
Several times a year 61% 31% 7% 1,489
Seldom/never 42% 50% 8% 7,841
Don't know 50% 29% 20% 125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 17% 28% 6,652
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 39% 1,720
Several times a year 42% 15% 43% 1,489
Seldom/never 37% 17% 46% 7,841
Don't know 34% 33% 34% 125

Political ideology among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 12% 6% 6,652
Once or twice a month 44% 34% 17% 5% 1,720
Several times a year 37% 36% 22% 4% 1,489
Seldom/never 29% 37% 28% 5% 7,841
Don't know 35% 27% 14% 24% 125

Views about size of government among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 29% 3% 4% 6,652
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 2% 4% 1,720
Several times a year 57% 37% 3% 3% 1,489
Seldom/never 55% 38% 4% 4% 7,841
Don't know 45% 35% 8% 12% 125

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

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 38% 4% 2% 6,652
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 3% 1% 1,720
Several times a year 50% 46% 3% 1% 1,489
Seldom/never 46% 49% 3% 2% 7,841
Don't know 48% 30% 10% 12% 125

Views about abortion among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. 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% 69% 4% 6,652
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 3% 1,720
Several times a year 57% 39% 4% 1,489
Seldom/never 69% 27% 4% 7,841
Don't know 39% 41% 20% 125

Views about homosexuality among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 60% 5% 4% 6,652
Once or twice a month 59% 32% 5% 4% 1,720
Several times a year 66% 27% 4% 3% 1,489
Seldom/never 77% 17% 3% 3% 7,841
Don't know 33% 43% 10% 13% 125

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

% of married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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 23% 70% 7% 6,652
Once or twice a month 46% 44% 9% 1,720
Several times a year 57% 37% 7% 1,489
Seldom/never 69% 24% 7% 7,841
Don't know 31% 47% 22% 125

Views about environmental regulation among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 45% 3% 3% 6,652
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,720
Several times a year 38% 58% 2% 2% 1,489
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 2% 7,841
Don't know 45% 39% 7% 10% 125

Views about human evolution among married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of married adults 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 = 6,652. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 24% 3% 59% 5% 6,652
Once or twice a month 20% 33% 5% 37% 4% 1,720
Several times a year 31% 33% 5% 28% 3% 1,489
Seldom/never 50% 23% 5% 19% 3% 7,841
Don't know 11% 18% 12% 42% 17% 125