Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 13,339. 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 33% 11% 8% 47% 1% 13,339
2007 34% 11% 8% 46% 1% 14,306

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 134. 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 34% 11% 9% 45% 1% 134
Catholic 26% 12% 10% 50% 1% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 58% 13% 8% 21% 1% 2,210
Hindu 12% 14% 19% 55% < 1% 103
Historically Black Protestant 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 87% 2% 4% 5% 3% 109
Jewish 16% 9% 7% 67% 1% 442
Mainline Protestant 31% 13% 12% 44% 1% 1,908
Mormon 64% 12% 2% 21% < 1% 119
Muslim 46% 13% 11% 30% 1% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 6% 5% 78% < 1% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,029. 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% 34% 27% 17% 4,029
Once or twice a month 34% 34% 22% 10% 1,318
Several times a year 28% 37% 23% 13% 1,095
Seldom/never 30% 35% 22% 12% 6,572

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,029. 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 12% 14% 29% 32% 12% 1% 4,029
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 27% 26% 6% 1% 1,318
Several times a year 18% 18% 29% 26% 9% 1% 1,095
Seldom/never 20% 18% 27% 27% 7% 1% 6,572

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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% 65% 4,125
Once or twice a month 41% 59% 1,332
Several times a year 43% 57% 1,108
Seldom/never 45% 55% 6,676

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,070. 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 34% 32% 3% 26% 5% 4,070
Once or twice a month 41% 23% 5% 27% 3% 1,325
Several times a year 50% 17% 6% 24% 4% 1,099
Seldom/never 61% 10% 6% 19% 3% 6,623

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,033. 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% 9% 65% 4,033
Once or twice a month 26% 12% 62% 1,305
Several times a year 24% 12% 65% 1,087
Seldom/never 20% 13% 68% 6,587

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 3,569. 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% 19% 16% 8% 3,569
Once or twice a month 49% 21% 19% 11% 1,187
Several times a year 42% 19% 24% 15% 1,004
Seldom/never 37% 19% 24% 20% 5,948

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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% 28% 10% 7% 4,100
Once or twice a month 50% 28% 12% 10% 1,330
Several times a year 45% 26% 16% 13% 1,104
Seldom/never 41% 28% 18% 13% 6,635

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,106. 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% 7% 18% 9% 27% 4,106
Once or twice a month 36% 10% 15% 4% 35% 1,327
Several times a year 43% 9% 13% 5% 31% 1,103
Seldom/never 39% 11% 12% 5% 33% 6,652

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,111. 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% 67% 4,111
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 1,327
Several times a year 33% 67% 1,106
Seldom/never 28% 72% 6,655

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 68% 23% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 62% 26% 4% 1% 7% 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 38% 27% 10% 1% 22% 3% 6,676

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 4,125
Once or twice a month 65% 27% 4% 3% < 1% 1,332
Several times a year 51% 36% 8% 5% < 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 26% 31% 20% 23% < 1% 6,676

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 25% 9% 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 33% 52% 15% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 22% 58% 19% < 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 11% 36% 53% < 1% 6,676

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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% 10% 1% 2% 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 62% 24% 6% 8% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 50% 24% 10% 15% 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 28% 16% 8% 46% < 1% 6,676

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 15% 7% 22% 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 17% 26% 14% 43% < 1% 1,332
Several times a year 8% 9% 29% 53% < 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 6,676

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 4,125
Once or twice a month 38% 17% 4% 40% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 31% 13% 12% 42% 2% 1,108
Seldom/never 25% 9% 5% 60% 1% 6,676

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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 80% 10% 3% 5% 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 56% 22% 12% 9% 2% 1,332
Several times a year 51% 18% 17% 13% 2% 1,108
Seldom/never 42% 17% 13% 27% 1% 6,676

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 14% 8% 21% 2% 4,125
Once or twice a month 42% 22% 14% 22% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 42% 18% 19% 21% 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 40% 16% 15% 29% 1% 6,676

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 7% 31% 5% 2% 4,125
Once or twice a month 32% 13% 43% 9% 2% 1,332
Several times a year 22% 13% 50% 13% 2% 1,108
Seldom/never 12% 15% 54% 17% 2% 6,676

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 67% 1% 1% 4,125
Once or twice a month 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 18% 81% 1% 1% 6,676

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 25% 3% 9% 5% 4,125
Once or twice a month 37% 34% 2% 22% 6% 1,332
Several times a year 28% 33% 2% 30% 7% 1,108
Seldom/never 17% 19% 1% 58% 6% 6,676

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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 89% 7% 5% 4,125
Once or twice a month 84% 12% 5% 1,332
Several times a year 76% 19% 6% 1,108
Seldom/never 55% 38% 7% 6,676

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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 75% 18% 7% 4,125
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 6% 1,332
Several times a year 61% 33% 6% 1,108
Seldom/never 40% 53% 7% 6,676

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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% 21% 59% 4,125
Once or twice a month 20% 17% 63% 1,332
Several times a year 14% 17% 69% 1,108
Seldom/never 14% 17% 68% 6,676

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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 34% 33% 25% 8% 4,125
Once or twice a month 26% 36% 32% 5% 1,332
Several times a year 22% 35% 38% 5% 1,108
Seldom/never 15% 31% 48% 6% 6,676

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 68% 4% 2% 4,125
Once or twice a month 26% 70% 3% 1% 1,332
Several times a year 22% 76% 2% 1% 1,108
Seldom/never 24% 72% 3% 2% 6,676

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 53% 5% 4,125
Once or twice a month 56% 41% 3% 1,332
Several times a year 63% 33% 4% 1,108
Seldom/never 72% 25% 3% 6,676

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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 51% 42% 4% 4% 4,125
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 2% 3% 1,332
Several times a year 73% 21% 3% 3% 1,108
Seldom/never 84% 12% 2% 2% 6,676

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,125. 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% 52% 8% 4,125
Once or twice a month 61% 32% 7% 1,332
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 1,108
Seldom/never 79% 16% 5% 6,676

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. 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% 62% 2% 4% 4,125
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 2% 2% 1,332
Several times a year 23% 73% 2% 2% 1,108
Seldom/never 22% 75% 1% 2% 6,676

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 4,125. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 28% 3% 47% 5% 4,125
Once or twice a month 29% 30% 3% 35% 4% 1,332
Several times a year 38% 32% 3% 26% 2% 1,108
Seldom/never 56% 19% 3% 19% 3% 6,676