Frequency of reading scripture among never married adults

% of never 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 = 6,966. 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 28% 11% 8% 52% 1% 6,966
2007 29% 11% 8% 52% 1% 4,995

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Frequency of reading scripture among never married adults by religious group

% of never 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 = 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 20% 12% 11% 57% 1% 1,292
Evangelical Protestant 55% 16% 8% 21% < 1% 1,214
Historically Black Protestant 53% 16% 10% 21% 1% 600
Jewish 17% 8% 8% 68% < 1% 138
Mainline Protestant 25% 17% 12% 45% 1% 788
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 6% 6% 77% 1% 2,289

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,926. 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% 14% 4% 1,926
Once or twice a month 65% 25% 8% 2% 726
Several times a year 62% 25% 10% 2% 585
Seldom/never 64% 25% 9% 2% 3,611

Generational cohort among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,926. 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% 21% 22% 15% 2% < 1% 1,926
Once or twice a month 50% 23% 17% 9% 1% < 1% 726
Several times a year 48% 21% 19% 11% 1% < 1% 585
Seldom/never 47% 25% 17% 10% 1% < 1% 3,611

Gender composition among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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 50% 50% 1,958
Once or twice a month 54% 46% 734
Several times a year 56% 44% 590
Seldom/never 58% 42% 3,643

Racial and ethnic composition among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,925. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 31% 3% 18% 6% 1,925
Once or twice a month 47% 24% 6% 20% 4% 726
Several times a year 50% 19% 6% 19% 6% 580
Seldom/never 60% 11% 7% 17% 4% 3,612

Immigrant status among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,918. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 12% 72% 1,918
Once or twice a month 13% 17% 69% 719
Several times a year 13% 17% 70% 578
Seldom/never 14% 17% 69% 3,589

Income distribution among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,688. 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% 20% 18% 8% 1,688
Once or twice a month 48% 20% 20% 13% 651
Several times a year 43% 22% 22% 14% 533
Seldom/never 40% 22% 24% 14% 3,199

Educational distribution among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,951. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 36% 11% 6% 1,951
Once or twice a month 45% 37% 13% 6% 733
Several times a year 45% 34% 14% 6% 588
Seldom/never 43% 35% 16% 7% 3,632

Parent of children under 18 among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,956. 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% 83% 1,956
Once or twice a month 18% 82% 733
Several times a year 9% 91% 590
Seldom/never 11% 89% 3,639

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 69% 21% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 734
Several times a year 59% 22% 8% < 1% 7% 3% 590
Seldom/never 33% 25% 12% < 1% 25% 4% 3,643

Importance of religion in one's life among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 58% 30% 6% 5% 1% 734
Several times a year 40% 41% 12% 6% < 1% 590
Seldom/never 18% 31% 24% 27% 1% 3,643

Attendance at religious services among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 25% 11% < 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 31% 51% 17% 1% 734
Several times a year 17% 60% 22% 1% 590
Seldom/never 9% 35% 56% < 1% 3,643

Frequency of prayer among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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% 13% 1% 4% < 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 55% 27% 7% 10% 1% 734
Several times a year 35% 30% 11% 22% 1% 590
Seldom/never 20% 15% 9% 55% < 1% 3,643

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 17% 8% 22% 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 13% 23% 15% 49% < 1% 734
Several times a year 7% 11% 25% 57% 1% 590
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 3,643

Frequency of meditation among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 9% 2% 31% 2% 1,958
Once or twice a month 29% 16% 4% 50% 2% 734
Several times a year 24% 14% 13% 47% 2% 590
Seldom/never 20% 9% 5% 65% 1% 3,643

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 12% 4% 5% 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 53% 23% 13% 10% 1% 734
Several times a year 45% 22% 19% 14% 1% 590
Seldom/never 36% 19% 12% 31% 1% 3,643

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 8% 18% 2% 1,958
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 11% 21% 1% 734
Several times a year 48% 18% 16% 17% 1% 590
Seldom/never 44% 16% 14% 26% 1% 3,643

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 10% 29% 4% 2% 1,958
Once or twice a month 30% 15% 44% 10% 2% 734
Several times a year 21% 16% 50% 10% 2% 590
Seldom/never 9% 17% 56% 16% 2% 3,643

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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 36% 60% 2% 1% 1,958
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 734
Several times a year 21% 78% < 1% 1% 590
Seldom/never 18% 79% 1% 1% 3,643

Interpreting scripture among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 34% 4% 11% 6% 1,958
Once or twice a month 27% 42% 2% 22% 6% 734
Several times a year 22% 36% 1% 35% 6% 590
Seldom/never 12% 19% 1% 62% 7% 3,643

Belief in Heaven among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 8% 5% 1,958
Once or twice a month 85% 11% 4% 734
Several times a year 74% 20% 6% 590
Seldom/never 53% 38% 8% 3,643

Belief in Hell among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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 76% 19% 6% 1,958
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 5% 734
Several times a year 62% 32% 6% 590
Seldom/never 40% 51% 8% 3,643

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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% 18% 46% 1,958
Once or twice a month 33% 14% 52% 734
Several times a year 29% 17% 54% 590
Seldom/never 26% 21% 54% 3,643

Political ideology among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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% 32% 20% 9% 1,958
Once or twice a month 31% 38% 25% 6% 734
Several times a year 26% 39% 29% 6% 590
Seldom/never 18% 37% 37% 8% 3,643

Views about size of government among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 52% 2% 3% 1,958
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 3% 734
Several times a year 45% 51% 2% 2% 590
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 3% 3,643

Views about government aid to the poor among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 52% 4% 2% 1,958
Once or twice a month 34% 61% 3% 2% 734
Several times a year 36% 60% 3% 1% 590
Seldom/never 38% 56% 4% 2% 3,643

Views about abortion among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 59% 4% 1,958
Once or twice a month 53% 44% 3% 734
Several times a year 62% 34% 4% 590
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 3,643

Views about homosexuality among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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 50% 41% 5% 4% 1,958
Once or twice a month 72% 24% 2% 2% 734
Several times a year 73% 21% 3% 4% 590
Seldom/never 84% 12% 2% 2% 3,643

Views about same-sex marriage among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,958. 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% 51% 8% 1,958
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 7% 734
Several times a year 69% 25% 6% 590
Seldom/never 80% 15% 5% 3,643

Views about environmental regulation among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 56% 3% 3% 1,958
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 2% 1% 734
Several times a year 32% 64% 2% 2% 590
Seldom/never 29% 67% 1% 3% 3,643

Views about human evolution among never married adults by frequency of reading scripture

% of never 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 = 1,958. 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% 28% 3% 49% 4% 1,958
Once or twice a month 30% 32% 3% 33% 2% 734
Several times a year 37% 34% 3% 23% 3% 590
Seldom/never 58% 19% 4% 16% 3% 3,643