Frequency of reading scripture among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 18,708. 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 19% 10% 9% 61% 1% 18,708

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 231. 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 26% 10% 9% 55% < 1% 231
Catholic 19% 11% 10% 60% < 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 43% 16% 10% 31% < 1% 2,227
Hindu 6% 12% 13% 69% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 47% 16% 12% 25% 1% 740
Jewish 9% 7% 10% 74% < 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 22% 13% 13% 50% 1% 3,464
Mormon 58% 11% 6% 25% < 1% 155
Muslim 30% 14% 8% 46% 2% 105
Orthodox Christian 13% 14% 15% 58% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 5,996

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,491. 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 26% 34% 26% 14% 3,491
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 22% 10% 1,762
Several times a year 27% 39% 23% 11% 1,683
Seldom/never 30% 35% 22% 12% 11,403

Generational cohort among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,491. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 16% 28% 30% 9% 1% 3,491
Once or twice a month 21% 18% 29% 25% 6% 1% 1,762
Several times a year 18% 17% 31% 26% 7% < 1% 1,683
Seldom/never 19% 19% 27% 27% 7% 1% 11,403

Gender composition among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 3,540
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 1,792
Several times a year 44% 56% 1,710
Seldom/never 49% 51% 11,568

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 20% 3% 19% 6% 3,493
Once or twice a month 60% 13% 4% 19% 3% 1,774
Several times a year 65% 11% 4% 15% 4% 1,684
Seldom/never 73% 5% 5% 13% 3% 11,449

Immigrant status among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,492. 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% 11% 73% 3,492
Once or twice a month 17% 13% 70% 1,770
Several times a year 14% 11% 75% 1,686
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 11,458

Income distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,139. 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% 21% 23% 15% 3,139
Once or twice a month 37% 20% 26% 17% 1,615
Several times a year 29% 20% 28% 23% 1,543
Seldom/never 28% 19% 28% 25% 10,325

Educational distribution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,527. 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% 34% 16% 12% 3,527
Once or twice a month 37% 34% 17% 12% 1,788
Several times a year 32% 32% 21% 15% 1,701
Seldom/never 32% 32% 21% 14% 11,527

Marital status among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,525. 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% 9% 16% 7% 28% 3,525
Once or twice a month 40% 11% 12% 4% 33% 1,787
Several times a year 47% 9% 11% 3% 30% 1,703
Seldom/never 44% 10% 11% 4% 31% 11,533

Parent of children under 18 among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,530. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 68% 3,530
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 1,789
Several times a year 30% 70% 1,703
Seldom/never 27% 73% 11,535

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 14% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 67% 24% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 56% 28% 5% 1% 8% 2% 1,710
Seldom/never 33% 29% 11% 1% 23% 4% 11,568

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 55% 34% 6% 4% < 1% 1,792
Several times a year 41% 41% 11% 6% < 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 18% 33% 23% 26% 1% 11,568

Attendance at religious services among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 31% 13% < 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 29% 53% 19% < 1% 1,792
Several times a year 18% 57% 25% < 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 8% 35% 57% < 1% 11,568

Frequency of prayer among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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 83% 12% 1% 3% < 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 59% 25% 7% 9% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 44% 28% 9% 19% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 24% 17% 9% 51% < 1% 11,568

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 17% 10% 32% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 13% 21% 14% 52% < 1% 1,792
Several times a year 6% 8% 22% 63% < 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 3% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 11,568

Frequency of meditation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 8% 2% 28% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 37% 15% 4% 43% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 31% 14% 12% 42% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 24% 9% 5% 62% 1% 11,568

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 12% 4% 6% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 59% 21% 11% 7% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 50% 21% 17% 10% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 40% 18% 13% 28% 1% 11,568

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 16% 8% 18% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 47% 21% 13% 18% < 1% 1,792
Several times a year 48% 17% 18% 16% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 41% 17% 15% 26% 1% 11,568

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 12% 39% 6% 2% 3,540
Once or twice a month 25% 16% 48% 10% 2% 1,792
Several times a year 18% 17% 53% 10% 2% 1,710
Seldom/never 8% 16% 58% 16% 2% 11,568

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 69% 2% 1% 3,540
Once or twice a month 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 22% 76% 1% < 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 11,568

Interpreting scripture among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 35% 3% 18% 7% 3,540
Once or twice a month 21% 38% 2% 30% 9% 1,792
Several times a year 14% 35% 1% 42% 9% 1,710
Seldom/never 8% 19% 1% 65% 7% 11,568

Belief in Heaven among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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 84% 11% 5% 3,540
Once or twice a month 79% 16% 6% 1,792
Several times a year 70% 23% 7% 1,710
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 11,568

Belief in Hell among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 29% 8% 3,540
Once or twice a month 59% 34% 7% 1,792
Several times a year 52% 41% 8% 1,710
Seldom/never 35% 58% 8% 11,568

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 18% 54% 3,540
Once or twice a month 29% 16% 55% 1,792
Several times a year 27% 16% 57% 1,710
Seldom/never 25% 18% 57% 11,568

Political ideology among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 39% 26% 6% 3,540
Once or twice a month 24% 41% 30% 4% 1,792
Several times a year 21% 42% 34% 3% 1,710
Seldom/never 17% 39% 39% 5% 11,568

Views about size of government among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 53% 3% 3% 3,540
Once or twice a month 42% 52% 3% 3% 1,792
Several times a year 47% 47% 4% 3% 1,710
Seldom/never 45% 48% 3% 4% 11,568

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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% 60% 3% 2% 3,540
Once or twice a month 35% 61% 3% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 35% 62% 3% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 35% 60% 4% 2% 11,568

Views about abortion among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 39% 3% 3,540
Once or twice a month 65% 33% 2% 1,792
Several times a year 73% 23% 4% 1,710
Seldom/never 78% 20% 2% 11,568

Views about homosexuality among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 3,540
Once or twice a month 91% 6% 2% 1% 1,792
Several times a year 93% 4% 2% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 95% 3% 1% 1% 11,568

Views about environmental regulation among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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 33% 63% 2% 2% 3,540
Once or twice a month 30% 66% 3% 2% 1,792
Several times a year 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,710
Seldom/never 25% 71% 2% 2% 11,568

Views about human evolution among adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 = 3,540. 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 21% 37% 3% 35% 3% 3,540
Once or twice a month 32% 35% 4% 26% 3% 1,792
Several times a year 41% 33% 5% 18% 3% 1,710
Seldom/never 60% 20% 4% 14% 2% 11,568