Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 145. 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 28% 19% 53% 145
Catholic 23% 15% 62% 3,777
Evangelical Protestant 7% 5% 87% 1,439
Hindu 92% 7% < 1% 120
Historically Black Protestant 3% 6% 91% 300
Jewish 9% 22% 69% 579
Mainline Protestant 5% 7% 87% 2,613
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 12% 76% 6,038

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,704. 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.
Immigrants 25% 45% 21% 9% 1,704
Second generation 39% 26% 16% 19% 1,798
Third generation or higher 23% 33% 27% 16% 12,160

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,704. 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.
Immigrants 15% 21% 34% 24% 6% < 1% 1,704
Second generation 30% 14% 21% 20% 12% 3% 1,798
Third generation or higher 14% 16% 26% 33% 10% 1% 12,160

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 55% 45% 1,732
Second generation 52% 48% 1,831
Third generation or higher 54% 46% 12,329

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,712. 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.
Immigrants 26% 4% 23% 46% 1% 1,712
Second generation 53% 3% 10% 30% 4% 1,806
Third generation or higher 85% 7% 1% 4% 4% 12,188

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who have a household income of…

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,464. 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.
Immigrants 38% 20% 21% 22% 1,464
Second generation 30% 20% 26% 24% 1,588
Third generation or higher 28% 20% 29% 23% 10,961

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,721. 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.
Immigrants 45% 22% 17% 16% 1,721
Second generation 34% 34% 20% 12% 1,828
Third generation or higher 38% 32% 19% 11% 12,289

Marital status among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,726. 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.
Immigrants 48% 10% 10% 3% 29% 1,726
Second generation 35% 9% 9% 6% 40% 1,820
Third generation or higher 47% 9% 12% 5% 26% 12,292

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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.
Immigrants 37% 63% 1,727
Second generation 20% 80% 1,828
Third generation or higher 26% 74% 12,299

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say they…

Immigrant status Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 39% 28% 13% 1% 17% 2% 1,732
Second generation 35% 26% 12% 1% 23% 3% 1,831
Third generation or higher 41% 28% 9% 1% 18% 4% 12,329

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say religion is…

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 33% 31% 17% 18% < 1% 1,732
Second generation 21% 33% 21% 24% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 23% 34% 21% 22% 1% 12,329

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who attend religious services…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 15% 40% 45% < 1% 1,732
Second generation 12% 35% 52% < 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 10% 35% 54% < 1% 12,329

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 31% 16% 9% 43% 1% 1,732
Second generation 27% 15% 9% 49% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 27% 18% 9% 44% 1% 12,329

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who attend prayer group…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 6% 4% 8% 82% < 1% 1,732
Second generation 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 12,329

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who meditate…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 30% 9% 5% 53% 2% 1,732
Second generation 25% 10% 5% 59% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 23% 8% 5% 63% 1% 12,329

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 45% 15% 15% 24% 1% 1,732
Second generation 42% 15% 12% 30% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 39% 18% 13% 29% 1% 12,329

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 36% 16% 18% 28% 1% 1,732
Second generation 43% 14% 14% 28% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 39% 16% 15% 30% 1% 12,329

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Immigrant status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 15% 14% 47% 22% 2% 1,732
Second generation 10% 17% 55% 16% 2% 1,831
Third generation or higher 12% 13% 61% 12% 2% 12,329

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say…

Immigrant status There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 20% 77% 2% 2% 1,732
Second generation 20% 79% 1% 1% 1,831
Third generation or higher 25% 73% 1% 1% 12,329

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say the holy scripture is…

Immigrant status Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 19% 18% 2% 52% 8% 1,732
Second generation 9% 21% 1% 63% 6% 1,831
Third generation or higher 12% 23% 1% 56% 8% 12,329

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 54% 39% 7% 1,732
Second generation 52% 40% 8% 1,831
Third generation or higher 58% 33% 8% 12,329

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 39% 52% 8% 1,732
Second generation 35% 56% 8% 1,831
Third generation or higher 42% 49% 8% 12,329

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 23% 27% 50% 1,732
Second generation 26% 16% 58% 1,831
Third generation or higher 34% 18% 49% 12,329

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 22% 33% 38% 8% 1,732
Second generation 22% 36% 38% 5% 1,831
Third generation or higher 26% 37% 30% 6% 12,329

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 31% 63% 3% 3% 1,732
Second generation 48% 46% 3% 3% 1,831
Third generation or higher 53% 40% 3% 4% 12,329

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say government aid to the poor…

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 38% 56% 3% 3% 1,732
Second generation 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,831
Third generation or higher 43% 52% 4% 2% 12,329

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 62% 34% 4% 1,732
Second generation 76% 21% 3% 1,831
Third generation or higher 70% 26% 4% 12,329

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 77% 16% 3% 4% 1,732
Second generation 83% 11% 3% 3% 1,831
Third generation or higher 78% 16% 3% 2% 12,329

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 70% 23% 7% 1,732
Second generation 77% 17% 6% 1,831
Third generation or higher 71% 22% 7% 12,329

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say…

Immigrant status Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 29% 65% 1% 4% 1,732
Second generation 29% 67% 2% 2% 1,831
Third generation or higher 33% 62% 2% 2% 12,329

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by immigrant status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say humans…

Immigrant status Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Immigrants 50% 19% 4% 22% 5% 1,732
Second generation 57% 20% 4% 17% 2% 1,831
Third generation or higher 51% 23% 5% 19% 3% 12,329