Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 52% 7% 15% 11% 16% 1,799
Evangelical Protestant 59% 3% 14% 8% 16% 5,501
Historically Black Protestant 33% 5% 20% 10% 32% 1,183
Jehovah's Witness 54% 4% 13% 9% 21% 215
Jewish 62% 4% 8% 2% 24% 119
Mainline Protestant 57% 4% 12% 13% 15% 1,882
Mormon 68% 3% 5% 5% 19% 510
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 7% 15% 5% 40% 603

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. 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.
Married 7% 37% 34% 21% 6,493
Living with a partner 31% 46% 18% 5% 422
Divorced/separated 5% 37% 39% 19% 1,740
Widowed < 1% 6% 20% 73% 1,409
Never married 53% 29% 14% 4% 1,926

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. 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.
Married 2% 11% 32% 40% 14% 1% 6,493
Living with a partner 14% 25% 37% 20% 3% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 2% 7% 33% 45% 13% < 1% 1,740
Widowed < 1% 1% 6% 28% 55% 11% 1,409
Never married 40% 21% 22% 15% 2% < 1% 1,926

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 44% 56% 6,652
Living with a partner 43% 57% 427
Divorced/separated 36% 64% 1,784
Widowed 19% 81% 1,442
Never married 50% 50% 1,958

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,557. 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.
Married 69% 11% 2% 14% 4% 6,557
Living with a partner 42% 21% 2% 29% 5% 423
Divorced/separated 50% 24% 1% 20% 6% 1,751
Widowed 68% 18% 1% 10% 3% 1,419
Never married 42% 31% 3% 18% 6% 1,925

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,590. 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.
Married 15% 6% 79% 6,590
Living with a partner 20% 10% 70% 420
Divorced/separated 16% 6% 78% 1,752
Widowed 9% 9% 82% 1,418
Never married 16% 12% 72% 1,918

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,720. 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.
Married 25% 22% 34% 20% 5,720
Living with a partner 59% 20% 14% 7% 395
Divorced/separated 58% 22% 14% 6% 1,591
Widowed 65% 19% 11% 4% 1,156
Never married 53% 20% 18% 8% 1,688

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,612. 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.
Married 38% 32% 18% 12% 6,612
Living with a partner 47% 37% 11% 6% 423
Divorced/separated 47% 36% 12% 6% 1,774
Widowed 58% 29% 8% 5% 1,436
Never married 47% 36% 11% 6% 1,951

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,613. 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.
Married 40% 60% 6,613
Living with a partner 43% 57% 427
Divorced/separated 29% 71% 1,781
Widowed 8% 92% 1,440
Never married 17% 83% 1,956

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 78% 17% 1% 2% 1% 1% 427
Divorced/separated 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,784
Widowed 89% 7% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1,442
Never married 85% 11% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,958

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 76% 20% 2% 2% < 1% 427
Divorced/separated 86% 10% 2% 2% < 1% 1,784
Widowed 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1,442
Never married 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 1,958

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend religious services…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 78% 17% 5% < 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 48% 34% 16% 1% 427
Divorced/separated 61% 27% 12% < 1% 1,784
Widowed 70% 20% 9% 2% 1,442
Never married 63% 25% 11% < 1% 1,958

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 81% 13% 3% 3% < 1% 427
Divorced/separated 89% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 1,784
Widowed 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1,442
Never married 82% 13% 1% 4% < 1% 1,958

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 61% 13% 8% 17% < 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 42% 15% 9% 34% < 1% 427
Divorced/separated 53% 13% 7% 26% 1% 1,784
Widowed 54% 10% 9% 25% 2% 1,442
Never married 52% 17% 8% 22% 1% 1,958

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 63% 6% 2% 27% 2% 6,652
Living with a partner 62% 8% 2% 27% 1% 427
Divorced/separated 68% 5% 2% 23% 2% 1,784
Widowed 77% 3% 2% 15% 4% 1,442
Never married 57% 9% 2% 31% 2% 1,958

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 86% 8% 3% 2% 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 74% 13% 5% 7% 1% 427
Divorced/separated 83% 9% 3% 5% 1% 1,784
Widowed 86% 5% 2% 4% 2% 1,442
Never married 78% 12% 4% 5% 1% 1,958

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 55% 15% 9% 20% 2% 6,652
Living with a partner 57% 16% 8% 17% 2% 427
Divorced/separated 59% 12% 7% 20% 2% 1,784
Widowed 56% 11% 8% 23% 3% 1,442
Never married 53% 19% 8% 18% 2% 1,958

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 68% 5% 22% 3% 3% 6,652
Living with a partner 43% 9% 42% 5% 2% 427
Divorced/separated 57% 6% 31% 5% 3% 1,784
Widowed 60% 5% 28% 3% 4% 1,442
Never married 55% 10% 29% 4% 2% 1,958

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 56% 42% 2% 1% 6,652
Living with a partner 29% 69% 1% 1% 427
Divorced/separated 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,784
Widowed 38% 57% 2% 3% 1,442
Never married 36% 60% 2% 1% 1,958

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 57% 28% 5% 6% 4% 6,652
Living with a partner 47% 28% 3% 15% 7% 427
Divorced/separated 56% 25% 5% 9% 6% 1,784
Widowed 62% 19% 4% 7% 7% 1,442
Never married 46% 34% 4% 11% 6% 1,958

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 86% 7% 7% 6,652
Living with a partner 86% 10% 4% 427
Divorced/separated 86% 7% 7% 1,784
Widowed 92% 4% 4% 1,442
Never married 87% 8% 5% 1,958

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 77% 15% 8% 6,652
Living with a partner 69% 24% 6% 427
Divorced/separated 75% 17% 7% 1,784
Widowed 74% 15% 11% 1,442
Never married 76% 19% 6% 1,958

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 54% 17% 28% 6,652
Living with a partner 24% 24% 52% 427
Divorced/separated 35% 19% 46% 1,784
Widowed 38% 19% 43% 1,442
Never married 35% 18% 46% 1,958

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 58% 25% 12% 6% 6,652
Living with a partner 33% 34% 27% 7% 427
Divorced/separated 44% 28% 20% 8% 1,784
Widowed 49% 29% 14% 8% 1,442
Never married 39% 32% 20% 9% 1,958

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 64% 29% 3% 4% 6,652
Living with a partner 39% 55% 3% 3% 427
Divorced/separated 44% 50% 2% 4% 1,784
Widowed 49% 40% 5% 7% 1,442
Never married 42% 52% 2% 3% 1,958

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 55% 38% 4% 2% 6,652
Living with a partner 34% 60% 4% 2% 427
Divorced/separated 37% 55% 5% 3% 1,784
Widowed 42% 47% 6% 5% 1,442
Never married 42% 52% 4% 2% 1,958

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 27% 69% 4% 6,652
Living with a partner 45% 50% 4% 427
Divorced/separated 40% 55% 5% 1,784
Widowed 34% 58% 8% 1,442
Never married 37% 59% 4% 1,958

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 32% 60% 5% 4% 6,652
Living with a partner 64% 29% 4% 3% 427
Divorced/separated 44% 47% 5% 4% 1,784
Widowed 33% 56% 6% 6% 1,442
Never married 50% 41% 5% 4% 1,958

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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.
Married 23% 70% 7% 6,652
Living with a partner 56% 35% 9% 427
Divorced/separated 33% 58% 9% 1,784
Widowed 22% 66% 11% 1,442
Never married 41% 51% 8% 1,958

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 49% 45% 3% 3% 6,652
Living with a partner 39% 57% 2% 2% 427
Divorced/separated 39% 53% 2% 5% 1,784
Widowed 39% 47% 4% 10% 1,442
Never married 38% 56% 3% 3% 1,958

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say humans…

Marital 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 = 6,652. 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.
Married 9% 24% 3% 59% 5% 6,652
Living with a partner 24% 35% 2% 37% 3% 427
Divorced/separated 13% 28% 2% 52% 6% 1,784
Widowed 10% 19% 4% 55% 11% 1,442
Never married 17% 28% 3% 49% 4% 1,958