Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 13,731. 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 43% 11% 8% 38% 1% 13,731
2007 41% 11% 8% 39% 1% 13,366

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Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 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 25% 12% 11% 51% < 1% 2,926
Evangelical Protestant 67% 11% 6% 15% 1% 5,056
Historically Black Protestant 56% 18% 6% 20% < 1% 175
Jewish 31% 8% 13% 46% 1% 200
Mainline Protestant 31% 14% 11% 43% 1% 2,750
Mormon 82% 7% 2% 8% 1% 481
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 9% 5% 6% 80% < 1% 1,734

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,838. 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% 32% 30% 22% 5,838
Once or twice a month 25% 33% 24% 17% 1,406
Several times a year 18% 37% 28% 17% 1,090
Seldom/never 21% 33% 27% 19% 5,090

Generational cohort among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,838. 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% 11% 28% 35% 15% 1% 5,838
Once or twice a month 18% 13% 28% 30% 10% 1% 1,406
Several times a year 12% 12% 32% 32% 12% 1% 1,090
Seldom/never 14% 14% 27% 32% 12% 1% 5,090

Gender composition among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 54% 5,954
Once or twice a month 54% 46% 1,431
Several times a year 55% 45% 1,107
Seldom/never 61% 39% 5,153

Racial and ethnic composition among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,879. 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% 4% 2% 9% 3% 5,879
Once or twice a month 81% 5% 3% 10% 2% 1,417
Several times a year 83% 2% 3% 9% 3% 1,092
Seldom/never 84% 2% 4% 8% 2% 5,086

Immigrant status among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,908. 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% 7% 85% 5,908
Once or twice a month 9% 9% 81% 1,426
Several times a year 10% 7% 83% 1,097
Seldom/never 10% 10% 80% 5,110

Income distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,198. 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% 21% 32% 19% 5,198
Once or twice a month 28% 19% 31% 22% 1,266
Several times a year 21% 21% 34% 24% 997
Seldom/never 21% 21% 30% 28% 4,519

Educational distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,930. 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% 35% 19% 10% 5,930
Once or twice a month 37% 36% 17% 10% 1,431
Several times a year 35% 35% 19% 11% 1,101
Seldom/never 41% 31% 18% 9% 5,134

Marital status among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,931. 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% 2% 11% 7% 16% 5,931
Once or twice a month 53% 6% 11% 7% 24% 1,430
Several times a year 57% 5% 11% 6% 21% 1,106
Seldom/never 54% 8% 10% 5% 23% 5,136

Parent of children under 18 among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,933. 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% 69% 5,933
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 1,427
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,106
Seldom/never 27% 73% 5,133

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,954
Once or twice a month 79% 18% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 48% 30% 7% 1% 11% 3% 5,153

Importance of religion in one's life among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 5,954
Once or twice a month 71% 25% 3% 1% < 1% 1,431
Several times a year 53% 40% 5% 2% < 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 28% 38% 20% 14% 1% 5,153

Attendance at religious services among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 17% 6% < 1% 5,954
Once or twice a month 40% 48% 12% < 1% 1,431
Several times a year 26% 54% 19% < 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 13% 40% 46% < 1% 5,153

Frequency of prayer among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 5,954
Once or twice a month 69% 23% 4% 3% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 51% 30% 9% 9% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 31% 21% 10% 37% 1% 5,153

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

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 13% 8% 18% < 1% 5,954
Once or twice a month 19% 23% 16% 41% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 8% 9% 25% 57% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 5,153

Frequency of meditation among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 6% 2% 30% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 34% 14% 4% 47% 2% 1,431
Several times a year 28% 12% 10% 49% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 21% 7% 4% 67% 1% 5,153

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 9% 3% 2% 1% 5,954
Once or twice a month 62% 22% 9% 7% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 50% 23% 19% 9% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 39% 18% 14% 29% 1% 5,153

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 16% 9% 18% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 41% 21% 16% 22% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 38% 17% 23% 21% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 34% 16% 15% 33% 1% 5,153

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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 71% 4% 21% 2% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 44% 10% 38% 6% 2% 1,431
Several times a year 32% 11% 49% 6% 2% 1,107
Seldom/never 16% 11% 63% 9% 2% 5,153

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 36% 2% 1% 5,954
Once or twice a month 44% 53% 2% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 39% 60% < 1% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 34% 65% 1% 1% 5,153

Interpreting scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 30% 5% 5% 3% 5,954
Once or twice a month 37% 42% 2% 12% 6% 1,431
Several times a year 25% 43% 3% 23% 6% 1,107
Seldom/never 15% 31% 2% 45% 7% 5,153

Belief in Heaven among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 6% 7% 5,954
Once or twice a month 90% 7% 3% 1,431
Several times a year 87% 8% 4% 1,107
Seldom/never 68% 24% 8% 5,153

Belief in Hell among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 12% 7% 5,954
Once or twice a month 77% 17% 6% 1,431
Several times a year 72% 22% 6% 1,107
Seldom/never 51% 40% 9% 5,153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 5% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 61% 29% 8% 2% 1,431
Several times a year 58% 33% 7% 2% 1,107
Seldom/never 49% 38% 10% 3% 5,153

Views about size of government among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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 79% 18% 2% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 74% 23% 1% 2% 1,431
Several times a year 80% 17% 1% 2% 1,107
Seldom/never 77% 20% 1% 2% 5,153

Views about government aid to the poor among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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% 26% 4% 2% 5,954
Once or twice a month 66% 31% 2% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 74% 23% 3% 1% 1,107
Seldom/never 69% 26% 3% 2% 5,153

Views about abortion among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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 20% 77% 3% 5,954
Once or twice a month 36% 61% 3% 1,431
Several times a year 45% 52% 3% 1,107
Seldom/never 58% 39% 4% 5,153

Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 65% 4% 3% 5,954
Once or twice a month 50% 41% 5% 3% 1,431
Several times a year 59% 33% 5% 3% 1,107
Seldom/never 69% 24% 4% 3% 5,153

Views about same-sex marriage among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,954. 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% 76% 6% 5,954
Once or twice a month 39% 54% 7% 1,431
Several times a year 44% 47% 8% 1,107
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 5,153

Views about environmental regulation among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 36% 2% 3% 5,954
Once or twice a month 55% 41% 2% 1% 1,431
Several times a year 57% 40% 1% 2% 1,107
Seldom/never 53% 43% 2% 2% 5,153

Views about human evolution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 5,954. 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 6% 22% 2% 64% 5% 5,954
Once or twice a month 16% 35% 3% 42% 4% 1,431
Several times a year 23% 35% 5% 34% 3% 1,107
Seldom/never 42% 28% 4% 24% 3% 5,153