Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 201. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 42% 14% 10% 2% 32% 201
Catholic 48% 10% 11% 6% 25% 2,064
Evangelical Protestant 45% 11% 14% 6% 24% 634
Hindu 57% 3% 4% < 1% 36% 119
Historically Black Protestant 36% 8% 15% 7% 34% 176
Jewish 55% 5% 9% 5% 26% 511
Mainline Protestant 57% 7% 13% 6% 17% 1,832
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 12% 10% 2% 37% 5,694

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,704. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 7% 44% 31% 18% 5,704
Living with a partner 41% 39% 15% 5% 1,102
Divorced/separated 7% 37% 39% 17% 1,511
Widowed 1% 7% 26% 66% 679
Never married 67% 24% 8% 2% 2,925

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,704. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 2% 13% 36% 38% 10% 1% 5,704
Living with a partner 20% 32% 28% 18% 2% < 1% 1,102
Divorced/separated 2% 11% 32% 45% 10% < 1% 1,511
Widowed < 1% 1% 7% 37% 45% 10% 679
Never married 49% 26% 16% 8% 1% < 1% 2,925

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 45% 5,799
Living with a partner 54% 46% 1,112
Divorced/separated 53% 47% 1,535
Widowed 33% 67% 693
Never married 62% 38% 2,946

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,714. 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% 4% 6% 10% 3% 5,714
Living with a partner 72% 6% 3% 14% 5% 1,102
Divorced/separated 76% 6% 2% 12% 4% 1,510
Widowed 81% 7% 1% 7% 3% 680
Never married 61% 9% 8% 17% 5% 2,913

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,748. 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% 9% 76% 5,748
Living with a partner 13% 12% 75% 1,104
Divorced/separated 12% 9% 79% 1,518
Widowed 9% 15% 76% 685
Never married 14% 19% 67% 2,910

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,210. 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 13% 14% 34% 39% 5,210
Living with a partner 34% 22% 27% 17% 1,046
Divorced/separated 41% 23% 24% 12% 1,429
Widowed 47% 21% 20% 11% 574
Never married 37% 22% 25% 16% 2,677

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,774. 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 24% 27% 26% 22% 5,774
Living with a partner 31% 32% 23% 13% 1,110
Divorced/separated 33% 37% 17% 13% 1,526
Widowed 44% 27% 15% 14% 688
Never married 37% 37% 18% 8% 2,943

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,776. 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% 5,776
Living with a partner 25% 75% 1,108
Divorced/separated 25% 75% 1,534
Widowed 4% 96% 691
Never married 9% 91% 2,945

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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 28% 32% 12% 1% 23% 5% 5,799
Living with a partner 24% 30% 13% < 1% 29% 4% 1,112
Divorced/separated 37% 27% 10% 1% 20% 5% 1,535
Widowed 40% 26% 10% 1% 16% 6% 693
Never married 23% 23% 14% < 1% 34% 5% 2,946

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 32% 24% 26% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 15% 32% 22% 31% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 21% 30% 20% 28% 1% 1,535
Widowed 29% 31% 17% 21% 2% 693
Never married 12% 27% 28% 33% < 1% 2,946

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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 11% 35% 54% < 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 4% 31% 64% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 10% 30% 60% < 1% 1,535
Widowed 17% 28% 53% 1% 693
Never married 7% 32% 61% < 1% 2,946

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 16% 8% 49% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 23% 12% 9% 56% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 33% 15% 7% 44% 1% 1,535
Widowed 39% 15% 5% 39% 1% 693
Never married 17% 13% 9% 61% < 1% 2,946

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 6% 4% 4% 85% < 1% 1,535
Widowed 8% 5% 5% 82% < 1% 693
Never married 4% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 2,946

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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 30% 10% 5% 54% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 30% 10% 6% 53% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 38% 12% 4% 45% 1% 1,535
Widowed 37% 8% 4% 48% 2% 693
Never married 25% 11% 6% 58% 1% 2,946

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 16% 13% 26% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 42% 19% 12% 26% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 43% 16% 11% 28% 2% 1,535
Widowed 48% 12% 9% 29% 2% 693
Never married 38% 19% 11% 31% 1% 2,946

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 17% 16% 22% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 51% 17% 13% 19% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 48% 16% 12% 22% 1% 1,535
Widowed 45% 10% 15% 30% 1% 693
Never married 51% 17% 12% 18% 1% 2,946

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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 6% 17% 58% 17% 2% 5,799
Living with a partner 5% 19% 59% 16% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 8% 19% 58% 13% 2% 1,535
Widowed 10% 16% 61% 11% 2% 693
Never married 5% 20% 56% 17% 2% 2,946

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 75% 1% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 22% 76% 2% 1% 1,535
Widowed 21% 76% 3% 1% 693
Never married 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,946

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who read scripture…

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 = 5,799. 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% 6% 8% 78% < 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 7% 8% 7% 78% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 12% 7% 8% 73% < 1% 1,535
Widowed 17% 6% 8% 68% < 1% 693
Never married 7% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 2,946

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 50% 9% 5,799
Living with a partner 41% 52% 7% 1,112
Divorced/separated 40% 51% 9% 1,535
Widowed 48% 40% 12% 693
Never married 40% 52% 9% 2,946

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 67% 7% 5,799
Living with a partner 27% 67% 7% 1,112
Divorced/separated 27% 65% 9% 1,535
Widowed 26% 63% 11% 693
Never married 28% 65% 8% 2,946

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 15% 56% 5,799
Living with a partner 20% 20% 60% 1,112
Divorced/separated 25% 21% 54% 1,535
Widowed 27% 18% 55% 693
Never married 21% 19% 60% 2,946

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 38% 38% 4% 5,799
Living with a partner 16% 32% 46% 6% 1,112
Divorced/separated 20% 35% 40% 4% 1,535
Widowed 26% 35% 32% 7% 693
Never married 14% 37% 42% 7% 2,946

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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% 42% 3% 3% 5,799
Living with a partner 44% 48% 3% 4% 1,112
Divorced/separated 50% 43% 4% 3% 1,535
Widowed 49% 40% 5% 5% 693
Never married 46% 48% 3% 3% 2,946

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 3% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 34% 63% 3% < 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 32% 63% 4% 1% 1,535
Widowed 38% 55% 4% 3% 693
Never married 34% 61% 3% 2% 2,946

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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 80% 18% 3% 5,799
Living with a partner 79% 19% 2% 1,112
Divorced/separated 79% 18% 4% 1,535
Widowed 70% 25% 6% 693
Never married 78% 20% 3% 2,946

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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 85% 11% 2% 2% 5,799
Living with a partner 91% 6% 2% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 81% 13% 4% 3% 1,535
Widowed 75% 17% 6% 2% 693
Never married 89% 8% 2% 1% 2,946

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,799. 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 80% 15% 5% 5,799
Living with a partner 87% 9% 4% 1,112
Divorced/separated 75% 18% 7% 1,535
Widowed 63% 28% 9% 693
Never married 86% 10% 4% 2,946

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 70% 2% 1% 5,799
Living with a partner 23% 73% 2% 2% 1,112
Divorced/separated 28% 67% 3% 2% 1,535
Widowed 32% 62% 3% 3% 693
Never married 24% 72% 2% 2% 2,946

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 5,799. 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% 18% 5% 11% 2% 5,799
Living with a partner 67% 17% 4% 10% 1% 1,112
Divorced/separated 58% 20% 4% 15% 2% 1,535
Widowed 48% 19% 5% 22% 6% 693
Never married 69% 15% 4% 11% 1% 2,946