Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 54% 7% 10% 6% 23% 751
Evangelical Protestant 48% 5% 18% 7% 21% 561
Historically Black Protestant 32% 8% 10% 4% 46% 148
Mainline Protestant 55% 7% 13% 7% 18% 699
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 11% 12% 3% 38% 439

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,460. 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% 44% 32% 18% 1,460
Living with a partner 28% 48% 17% 8% 174
Divorced/separated 5% 42% 40% 14% 385
Widowed < 1% 7% 27% 66% 232
Never married 62% 25% 10% 2% 585

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,460. 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% 12% 37% 37% 12% < 1% 1,460
Living with a partner 15% 27% 34% 18% 6% < 1% 174
Divorced/separated 1% 9% 36% 46% 7% < 1% 385
Widowed < 1% 2% 5% 34% 47% 13% 232
Never married 48% 21% 19% 11% 1% < 1% 585

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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 51% 49% 1,489
Living with a partner 49% 51% 175
Divorced/separated 47% 53% 390
Widowed 34% 66% 238
Never married 56% 44% 590

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,469. 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 71% 7% 6% 13% 3% 1,469
Living with a partner 62% 9% 5% 21% 4% 175
Divorced/separated 68% 8% 1% 20% 3% 385
Widowed 79% 9% 3% 6% 3% 235
Never married 50% 19% 6% 19% 6% 580

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,468. 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% 6% 76% 1,468
Living with a partner 21% 12% 68% 173
Divorced/separated 16% 8% 76% 385
Widowed 8% 16% 75% 233
Never married 13% 17% 70% 578

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,319. 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 17% 19% 35% 29% 1,319
Living with a partner 38% 24% 21% 17% 160
Divorced/separated 47% 20% 26% 8% 361
Widowed 64% 16% 14% 6% 200
Never married 43% 22% 22% 14% 533

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,481. 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% 31% 20% 17% 1,481
Living with a partner 43% 29% 19% 9% 174
Divorced/separated 39% 35% 14% 11% 389
Widowed 59% 26% 6% 10% 233
Never married 45% 34% 14% 6% 588

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,483. 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% 57% 1,483
Living with a partner 32% 68% 175
Divorced/separated 30% 70% 390
Widowed 9% 91% 238
Never married 9% 91% 590

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 24% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 56% 27% 4% 1% 10% 2% 175
Divorced/separated 66% 27% 2% 2% 4% < 1% 390
Widowed 66% 23% 6% 3% 1% 1% 238
Never married 59% 22% 8% < 1% 7% 3% 590

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 36% 6% 3% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 40% 44% 7% 9% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 47% 39% 8% 4% 1% 390
Widowed 54% 39% 4% 1% 2% 238
Never married 40% 41% 12% 6% < 1% 590

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 29% 54% 17% < 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 9% 58% 33% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 14% 59% 27% < 1% 390
Widowed 27% 44% 27% 1% 238
Never married 17% 60% 22% 1% 590

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 26% 9% 11% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 46% 21% 14% 19% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 53% 24% 11% 10% 2% 390
Widowed 60% 23% 9% 8% 1% 238
Never married 35% 30% 11% 22% 1% 590

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 8% 9% 26% 57% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 6% 8% 21% 65% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 5% 7% 22% 65% 1% 390
Widowed 14% 3% 22% 60% 1% 238
Never married 7% 11% 25% 57% 1% 590

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 12% 11% 44% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 30% 15% 13% 42% 1% 175
Divorced/separated 32% 12% 13% 42% 1% 390
Widowed 44% 11% 10% 34% 2% 238
Never married 24% 14% 13% 47% 2% 590

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 20% 16% 8% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 49% 18% 17% 14% 1% 175
Divorced/separated 50% 21% 14% 13% 1% 390
Widowed 52% 12% 21% 13% 3% 238
Never married 45% 22% 19% 14% 1% 590

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 17% 22% 20% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 48% 16% 14% 22% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 39% 18% 18% 24% 1% 390
Widowed 33% 11% 23% 30% 2% 238
Never married 48% 18% 16% 17% 1% 590

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 26% 12% 48% 12% 2% 1,489
Living with a partner 14% 16% 62% 7% 1% 175
Divorced/separated 26% 10% 54% 7% 3% 390
Widowed 18% 7% 64% 6% 5% 238
Never married 21% 16% 50% 10% 2% 590

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 23% 76% 1% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 31% 66% 2% < 1% 390
Widowed 23% 75% 1% 1% 238
Never married 21% 78% < 1% 1% 590

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 37% 2% 30% 8% 1,489
Living with a partner 24% 25% 1% 43% 6% 175
Divorced/separated 23% 37% 1% 28% 10% 390
Widowed 33% 30% 7% 20% 9% 238
Never married 22% 36% 1% 35% 6% 590

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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 79% 15% 6% 1,489
Living with a partner 67% 25% 8% 175
Divorced/separated 81% 15% 5% 390
Widowed 76% 13% 10% 238
Never married 74% 20% 6% 590

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 31% 7% 1,489
Living with a partner 51% 36% 13% 175
Divorced/separated 67% 25% 8% 390
Widowed 57% 31% 12% 238
Never married 62% 32% 6% 590

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 15% 43% 1,489
Living with a partner 26% 21% 52% 175
Divorced/separated 32% 21% 47% 390
Widowed 34% 15% 50% 238
Never married 29% 17% 54% 590

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 36% 22% 4% 1,489
Living with a partner 29% 32% 34% 5% 175
Divorced/separated 36% 35% 22% 6% 390
Widowed 31% 41% 22% 5% 238
Never married 26% 39% 29% 6% 590

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 37% 3% 3% 1,489
Living with a partner 43% 51% 2% 3% 175
Divorced/separated 48% 43% 5% 4% 390
Widowed 56% 33% 3% 8% 238
Never married 45% 51% 2% 2% 590

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 50% 46% 3% 1% 1,489
Living with a partner 33% 64% 2% < 1% 175
Divorced/separated 40% 52% 6% 1% 390
Widowed 47% 49% 3% 1% 238
Never married 36% 60% 3% 1% 590

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 39% 4% 1,489
Living with a partner 65% 31% 4% 175
Divorced/separated 61% 35% 4% 390
Widowed 47% 42% 11% 238
Never married 62% 34% 4% 590

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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 66% 27% 4% 3% 1,489
Living with a partner 75% 16% 7% 3% 175
Divorced/separated 72% 21% 6% 2% 390
Widowed 44% 41% 4% 11% 238
Never married 73% 21% 3% 4% 590

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 37% 7% 1,489
Living with a partner 71% 22% 7% 175
Divorced/separated 51% 36% 13% 390
Widowed 32% 52% 16% 238
Never married 69% 25% 6% 590

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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% 58% 2% 2% 1,489
Living with a partner 37% 62% < 1% 1% 175
Divorced/separated 36% 58% 5% 1% 390
Widowed 43% 47% 5% 5% 238
Never married 32% 64% 2% 2% 590

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by marital status

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,489. 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 31% 33% 5% 28% 3% 1,489
Living with a partner 44% 27% 2% 23% 4% 175
Divorced/separated 26% 28% 7% 37% 3% 390
Widowed 26% 25% 7% 34% 8% 238
Never married 37% 34% 3% 23% 3% 590