Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 49% 11% 13% 6% 22% 781
Evangelical Protestant 48% 6% 15% 7% 23% 977
Historically Black Protestant 31% 3% 16% 6% 43% 248
Mainline Protestant 52% 4% 13% 7% 23% 787
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 15% 12% 1% 40% 359

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,680. 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% 43% 30% 17% 1,680
Living with a partner 41% 40% 15% 4% 219
Divorced/separated 7% 35% 43% 15% 476
Widowed < 1% 8% 24% 68% 283
Never married 65% 25% 8% 2% 726

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,680. 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 3% 12% 37% 36% 11% 1% 1,680
Living with a partner 23% 27% 31% 16% 3% < 1% 219
Divorced/separated 1% 8% 33% 48% 10% < 1% 476
Widowed < 1% < 1% 8% 33% 48% 12% 283
Never married 50% 23% 17% 9% 1% < 1% 726

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 48% 52% 1,720
Living with a partner 44% 56% 220
Divorced/separated 49% 51% 482
Widowed 28% 72% 289
Never married 54% 46% 734

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,695. 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 70% 10% 3% 15% 3% 1,695
Living with a partner 48% 10% 2% 34% 6% 220
Divorced/separated 59% 20% 2% 17% 3% 477
Widowed 78% 11% 1% 6% 4% 286
Never married 47% 24% 6% 20% 4% 726

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,705. 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 18% 7% 75% 1,705
Living with a partner 25% 12% 63% 218
Divorced/separated 16% 6% 78% 471
Widowed 5% 10% 85% 286
Never married 13% 17% 69% 719

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,512. 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 20% 20% 34% 26% 1,512
Living with a partner 57% 21% 17% 5% 206
Divorced/separated 54% 26% 16% 4% 436
Widowed 57% 20% 16% 7% 237
Never married 48% 20% 20% 13% 651

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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 37% 29% 20% 14% 1,715
Living with a partner 50% 37% 9% 5% 220
Divorced/separated 50% 32% 10% 7% 481
Widowed 56% 28% 8% 8% 289
Never married 45% 37% 13% 6% 733

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 42% 58% 1,713
Living with a partner 43% 57% 220
Divorced/separated 23% 77% 480
Widowed 6% 94% 289
Never married 18% 82% 733

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 77% 17% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 62% 30% 4% < 1% 4% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 76% 17% 2% 1% 2% 1% 482
Widowed 76% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 289
Never married 69% 21% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 734

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 70% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 53% 36% 8% 3% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 67% 25% 5% 3% < 1% 482
Widowed 69% 27% 2% 2% < 1% 289
Never married 58% 30% 6% 5% 1% 734

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 43% 44% 13% < 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 19% 63% 18% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 26% 54% 20% < 1% 482
Widowed 40% 40% 19% 1% 289
Never married 31% 51% 17% 1% 734

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 69% 20% 5% 5% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 62% 21% 8% 9% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 67% 24% 3% 5% 1% 482
Widowed 71% 20% 3% 4% 2% 289
Never married 55% 27% 7% 10% 1% 734

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 20% 22% 13% 45% < 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 15% 22% 17% 46% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 18% 27% 15% 40% 1% 482
Widowed 18% 17% 15% 50% < 1% 289
Never married 13% 23% 15% 49% < 1% 734

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 39% 13% 4% 43% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 47% 12% 4% 37% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 45% 18% 4% 33% 1% 482
Widowed 48% 16% 3% 26% 7% 289
Never married 29% 16% 4% 50% 2% 734

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 62% 21% 8% 7% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 70% 15% 10% 4% 1% 220
Divorced/separated 62% 22% 8% 7% 1% 482
Widowed 63% 19% 6% 11% 1% 289
Never married 53% 23% 13% 10% 1% 734

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 43% 20% 14% 23% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 50% 19% 12% 17% 1% 220
Divorced/separated 43% 21% 13% 23% 1% 482
Widowed 40% 16% 15% 25% 3% 289
Never married 46% 21% 11% 21% 1% 734

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 41% 10% 40% 5% 3% 1,720
Living with a partner 24% 15% 49% 11% 1% 220
Divorced/separated 33% 12% 48% 6% 2% 482
Widowed 37% 5% 51% 4% 3% 289
Never married 30% 15% 44% 10% 2% 734

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 38% 60% 1% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 26% 73% 1% < 1% 220
Divorced/separated 34% 63% < 1% 2% 482
Widowed 30% 67% 1% 3% 289
Never married 26% 72% 1% 1% 734

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 35% 37% 3% 18% 7% 1,720
Living with a partner 28% 23% 2% 34% 13% 220
Divorced/separated 40% 30% 2% 18% 10% 482
Widowed 39% 34% 4% 14% 9% 289
Never married 27% 42% 2% 22% 6% 734

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 83% 11% 6% 1,720
Living with a partner 81% 16% 3% 220
Divorced/separated 82% 10% 8% 482
Widowed 90% 6% 4% 289
Never married 85% 11% 4% 734

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 65% 26% 9% 1,720
Living with a partner 65% 30% 5% 220
Divorced/separated 68% 23% 8% 482
Widowed 69% 22% 10% 289
Never married 71% 24% 5% 734

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 45% 15% 39% 1,720
Living with a partner 28% 24% 48% 220
Divorced/separated 31% 21% 49% 482
Widowed 46% 10% 44% 289
Never married 33% 14% 52% 734

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 44% 34% 17% 5% 1,720
Living with a partner 33% 34% 31% 2% 220
Divorced/separated 34% 35% 26% 5% 482
Widowed 43% 38% 14% 4% 289
Never married 31% 38% 25% 6% 734

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 59% 35% 2% 4% 1,720
Living with a partner 35% 57% 7% 2% 220
Divorced/separated 45% 47% 3% 4% 482
Widowed 59% 30% 6% 5% 289
Never married 39% 57% 2% 3% 734

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 52% 44% 3% 1% 1,720
Living with a partner 36% 57% 5% 2% 220
Divorced/separated 41% 53% 4% 1% 482
Widowed 44% 49% 3% 3% 289
Never married 34% 61% 3% 2% 734

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 48% 48% 3% 1,720
Living with a partner 53% 45% 2% 220
Divorced/separated 52% 44% 4% 482
Widowed 46% 47% 7% 289
Never married 53% 44% 3% 734

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 59% 32% 5% 4% 1,720
Living with a partner 77% 17% 5% 1% 220
Divorced/separated 60% 34% 2% 4% 482
Widowed 46% 42% 7% 5% 289
Never married 72% 24% 2% 2% 734

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,720. 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 46% 44% 9% 1,720
Living with a partner 71% 24% 5% 220
Divorced/separated 47% 43% 9% 482
Widowed 35% 49% 16% 289
Never married 63% 30% 7% 734

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,720
Living with a partner 34% 61% 2% 2% 220
Divorced/separated 39% 54% 3% 4% 482
Widowed 47% 46% 2% 5% 289
Never married 37% 59% 2% 1% 734

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,720. 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 20% 33% 5% 37% 4% 1,720
Living with a partner 29% 35% 2% 32% 3% 220
Divorced/separated 21% 29% 5% 39% 7% 482
Widowed 24% 19% 2% 45% 10% 289
Never married 30% 32% 3% 33% 2% 734