Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 15,682. 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 29% 10% 9% 51% 1% 15,682
2007 30% 10% 9% 50% 1% 16,420

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Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 184. 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% 12% 13% 46% 1% 184
Catholic 25% 11% 10% 53% 1% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 54% 14% 9% 22% 1% 2,307
Hindu 8% 13% 19% 59% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 61% 13% 8% 18% 1% 1,557
Jewish 9% 8% 8% 75% 1% 575
Mainline Protestant 28% 13% 13% 45% 1% 2,511
Mormon 56% 12% 7% 25% < 1% 110
Muslim 41% 13% 14% 29% 2% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 4,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,280. 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% 32% 29% 21% 4,280
Once or twice a month 26% 33% 26% 15% 1,530
Several times a year 24% 33% 27% 16% 1,342
Seldom/never 27% 33% 24% 16% 8,203
Don't know 8% 28% 27% 37% 103

Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,280. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 12% 27% 35% 14% 2% 4,280
Once or twice a month 16% 15% 27% 30% 10% 1% 1,530
Several times a year 15% 14% 27% 31% 11% 1% 1,342
Seldom/never 17% 17% 26% 29% 9% 1% 8,203
Don't know 3% 12% 21% 32% 26% 6% 103

Gender composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 63% 4,366
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 1,545
Several times a year 47% 53% 1,357
Seldom/never 48% 52% 8,302
Don't know 52% 48% 112

Racial and ethnic composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,305. 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% 37% 2% 19% 5% 4,305
Once or twice a month 48% 26% 3% 18% 4% 1,529
Several times a year 56% 17% 6% 17% 4% 1,343
Seldom/never 68% 9% 5% 14% 4% 8,239
Don't know 49% 27% 1% 17% 6% 107

Immigrant status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,300. 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% 9% 73% 4,300
Once or twice a month 18% 11% 71% 1,525
Several times a year 17% 13% 70% 1,338
Seldom/never 14% 14% 73% 8,232
Don't know 22% 8% 71% 105

Income distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 3,871. 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% 21% 19% 10% 3,871
Once or twice a month 40% 23% 23% 14% 1,405
Several times a year 35% 21% 25% 19% 1,248
Seldom/never 30% 19% 28% 23% 7,522

Educational distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,347. 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% 32% 12% 9% 4,347
Once or twice a month 43% 30% 15% 11% 1,543
Several times a year 39% 29% 18% 14% 1,356
Seldom/never 33% 30% 21% 16% 8,275
Don't know 59% 25% 7% 8% 107

Marital status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,348. 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% 7% 18% 10% 25% 4,348
Once or twice a month 40% 9% 15% 6% 31% 1,540
Several times a year 45% 8% 12% 6% 29% 1,351
Seldom/never 42% 10% 12% 5% 31% 8,283
Don't know 39% 3% 23% 17% 17% 106

Parent of children under 18 among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,350. 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% 71% 4,350
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 1,541
Several times a year 27% 73% 1,356
Seldom/never 25% 75% 8,285
Don't know 17% 83% 109

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 69% 21% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 57% 27% 5% 1% 8% 2% 1,357
Seldom/never 34% 26% 11% 1% 24% 4% 8,302
Don't know 68% 14% 3% 9% 1% 5% 112

Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 62% 28% 6% 4% < 1% 1,545
Several times a year 46% 37% 10% 6% < 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 22% 30% 21% 26% 1% 8,302
Don't know 62% 24% 1% 3% 9% 112

Attendance at religious services among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 26% 9% < 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 32% 49% 18% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 21% 57% 22% < 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 10% 34% 55% < 1% 8,302
Don't know 35% 25% 21% 18% 112

Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 62% 22% 6% 9% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 48% 25% 9% 17% < 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 26% 16% 8% 49% 1% 8,302
Don't know 53% 17% 1% 6% 23% 112

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 15% 7% 24% 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 16% 23% 13% 48% < 1% 1,545
Several times a year 7% 9% 23% 61% < 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 8,302
Don't know 22% 14% 6% 39% 19% 112

Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 7% 2% 23% 2% 4,366
Once or twice a month 42% 15% 5% 37% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 32% 12% 13% 41% 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 26% 9% 6% 58% 1% 8,302
Don't know 39% 1% 2% 29% 29% 112

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 9% 4% 5% 1% 4,366
Once or twice a month 59% 22% 11% 7% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 53% 18% 15% 13% 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 41% 18% 13% 27% 1% 8,302
Don't know 64% 3% 2% 6% 24% 112

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 4,366
Once or twice a month 46% 19% 12% 21% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 46% 18% 17% 18% 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 8,302
Don't know 47% 9% 5% 15% 25% 112

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 8% 32% 5% 2% 4,366
Once or twice a month 28% 13% 49% 9% 2% 1,545
Several times a year 18% 14% 53% 13% 2% 1,357
Seldom/never 10% 17% 55% 17% 2% 8,302
Don't know 29% 6% 45% 10% 11% 112

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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 31% 66% 1% 2% 4,366
Once or twice a month 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 17% 81% 1% 1% 8,302
Don't know 29% 60% 3% 7% 112

Interpreting scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 26% 3% 11% 6% 4,366
Once or twice a month 30% 34% 2% 26% 7% 1,545
Several times a year 21% 31% 2% 39% 7% 1,357
Seldom/never 11% 18% 1% 65% 6% 8,302
Don't know 39% 6% 9% 18% 28% 112

Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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 88% 7% 5% 4,366
Once or twice a month 80% 15% 6% 1,545
Several times a year 70% 23% 7% 1,357
Seldom/never 50% 43% 7% 8,302
Don't know 70% 12% 18% 112

Belief in Hell among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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 74% 19% 7% 4,366
Once or twice a month 62% 31% 7% 1,545
Several times a year 55% 37% 8% 1,357
Seldom/never 35% 58% 7% 8,302
Don't know 60% 20% 20% 112

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 38% 28% 4% 4,366
Once or twice a month 22% 41% 34% 3% 1,545
Several times a year 19% 38% 39% 4% 1,357
Seldom/never 12% 36% 49% 3% 8,302
Don't know 22% 31% 24% 23% 112

Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 62% 4% 4% 4,366
Once or twice a month 32% 61% 3% 4% 1,545
Several times a year 32% 61% 4% 3% 1,357
Seldom/never 32% 60% 4% 4% 8,302
Don't know 29% 48% 9% 14% 112

Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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 28% 66% 4% 2% 4,366
Once or twice a month 26% 69% 4% 1% 1,545
Several times a year 23% 73% 3% 1% 1,357
Seldom/never 24% 72% 3% 1% 8,302
Don't know 24% 65% 5% 6% 112

Views about abortion among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 46% 5% 4,366
Once or twice a month 63% 34% 3% 1,545
Several times a year 70% 25% 4% 1,357
Seldom/never 79% 18% 3% 8,302
Don't know 48% 31% 20% 112

Views about homosexuality among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 38% 4% 4% 4,366
Once or twice a month 73% 23% 2% 2% 1,545
Several times a year 75% 19% 3% 3% 1,357
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 1% 8,302
Don't know 56% 30% 3% 10% 112

Views about same-sex marriage among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 50% 7% 4,366
Once or twice a month 64% 29% 7% 1,545
Several times a year 71% 24% 6% 1,357
Seldom/never 82% 14% 4% 8,302
Don't know 55% 29% 16% 112

Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 63% 2% 4% 4,366
Once or twice a month 27% 69% 2% 2% 1,545
Several times a year 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,357
Seldom/never 19% 78% 1% 2% 8,302
Don't know 22% 56% 3% 19% 112

Views about human evolution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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% 30% 4% 43% 5% 4,366
Once or twice a month 30% 30% 4% 33% 3% 1,545
Several times a year 40% 32% 3% 22% 2% 1,357
Seldom/never 60% 18% 4% 16% 2% 8,302
Don't know 21% 28% 5% 30% 15% 112