Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,786. 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.
2014 29% 9% 9% 52% 1% 1,786

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know 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 24% 11% 8% 55% 2% 602
Evangelical Protestant 67% 10% 5% 17% 1% 139
Historically Black Protestant 61% 13% 9% 15% 2% 116
Jewish 18% 7% 10% 64% 2% 218
Mainline Protestant 32% 14% 12% 42% < 1% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 5% 7% 77% < 1% 388

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 439. 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.
At least once a week 19% 34% 27% 20% 439
Once or twice a month 18% 38% 30% 14% 151
Several times a year 21% 46% 21% 11% 152
Seldom/never 24% 36% 24% 16% 969

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 439. 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.
At least once a week 9% 15% 29% 31% 12% 3% 439
Once or twice a month 11% 12% 33% 32% 10% 2% 151
Several times a year 15% 18% 35% 23% 8% 1% 152
Seldom/never 15% 18% 28% 29% 9% 2% 969

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 44% 56% 455
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 160
Several times a year 53% 47% 153
Seldom/never 49% 51% 993

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 441. 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.
At least once a week 34% 30% 7% 27% 2% 441
Once or twice a month 39% 17% 15% 28% 1% 159
Several times a year 48% 12% 15% 20% 5% 150
Seldom/never 63% 9% 9% 18% 1% 976

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 445. 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.
At least once a week 43% 13% 43% 445
Once or twice a month 39% 22% 38% 157
Several times a year 35% 17% 48% 150
Seldom/never 26% 20% 54% 979

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 372. 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.
At least once a week 48% 16% 25% 11% 372
Once or twice a month 29% 20% 24% 27% 137
Several times a year 31% 20% 25% 23% 134
Seldom/never 25% 15% 27% 33% 841

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 452. 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.
At least once a week 52% 25% 12% 11% 452
Once or twice a month 42% 24% 16% 18% 160
Several times a year 39% 26% 17% 19% 153
Seldom/never 33% 26% 24% 17% 988

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 454. 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.
At least once a week 44% 6% 15% 8% 27% 454
Once or twice a month 42% 8% 13% 4% 32% 158
Several times a year 47% 6% 7% 3% 36% 152
Seldom/never 43% 9% 10% 5% 33% 989

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 450. 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.
At least once a week 34% 66% 450
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 159
Several times a year 28% 72% 153
Seldom/never 24% 76% 990

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 455. 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.
At least once a week 81% 15% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 455
Once or twice a month 68% 27% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 160
Several times a year 63% 22% 8% < 1% 5% 1% 153
Seldom/never 41% 25% 10% 1% 19% 4% 993

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 455
Once or twice a month 64% 30% 6% 1% < 1% 160
Several times a year 43% 42% 10% 5% < 1% 153
Seldom/never 24% 34% 18% 23% 1% 993

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 67% 20% 13% 1% 455
Once or twice a month 42% 46% 12% < 1% 160
Several times a year 21% 64% 16% < 1% 153
Seldom/never 13% 37% 50% < 1% 993

Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 90% 7% < 1% 3% < 1% 455
Once or twice a month 62% 22% 8% 7% 1% 160
Several times a year 49% 24% 10% 16% 1% 153
Seldom/never 30% 14% 9% 46% 1% 993

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 56% 12% 8% 22% 2% 455
Once or twice a month 17% 22% 13% 48% < 1% 160
Several times a year 5% 8% 27% 59% < 1% 153
Seldom/never 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 993

Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 70% 5% 1% 21% 3% 455
Once or twice a month 45% 13% 6% 34% 1% 160
Several times a year 28% 13% 14% 43% 2% 153
Seldom/never 26% 9% 6% 58% 2% 993

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 455
Once or twice a month 46% 34% 10% 9% 1% 160
Several times a year 52% 19% 15% 13% < 1% 153
Seldom/never 42% 15% 14% 28% 2% 993

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 63% 12% 7% 16% 2% 455
Once or twice a month 39% 27% 15% 19% < 1% 160
Several times a year 42% 18% 26% 13% 2% 153
Seldom/never 40% 15% 15% 29% 1% 993

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 54% 11% 28% 5% 2% 455
Once or twice a month 29% 15% 49% 4% 3% 160
Several times a year 23% 12% 51% 11% 3% 153
Seldom/never 10% 17% 57% 13% 3% 993

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 455. 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.
At least once a week 32% 65% 2% 1% 455
Once or twice a month 19% 78% 2% 1% 160
Several times a year 28% 69% < 1% 2% 153
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 993

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 455. 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.
At least once a week 52% 25% 5% 12% 6% 455
Once or twice a month 27% 30% 5% 26% 11% 160
Several times a year 19% 30% 3% 37% 9% 153
Seldom/never 11% 19% 2% 61% 7% 993

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 86% 7% 7% 455
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 5% 160
Several times a year 68% 29% 3% 153
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 993

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 69% 24% 8% 455
Once or twice a month 61% 30% 9% 160
Several times a year 50% 44% 6% 153
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 993

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 29% 17% 54% 455
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 60% 160
Several times a year 20% 17% 63% 153
Seldom/never 26% 18% 55% 993

Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 40% 32% 22% 5% 455
Once or twice a month 32% 37% 27% 4% 160
Several times a year 19% 42% 36% 3% 153
Seldom/never 21% 35% 38% 6% 993

Views about size of government among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 30% 65% 2% 4% 455
Once or twice a month 33% 54% 7% 6% 160
Several times a year 37% 57% 2% 3% 153
Seldom/never 41% 52% 3% 4% 993

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 34% 59% 4% 3% 455
Once or twice a month 27% 68% 3% 3% 160
Several times a year 30% 64% 3% 3% 153
Seldom/never 40% 54% 5% 2% 993

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 46% 51% 3% 455
Once or twice a month 56% 43% 1% 160
Several times a year 68% 25% 6% 153
Seldom/never 74% 23% 4% 993

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 52% 38% 6% 4% 455
Once or twice a month 66% 26% 4% 4% 160
Several times a year 76% 17% 3% 3% 153
Seldom/never 82% 14% 2% 2% 993

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 455. 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.
At least once a week 37% 52% 11% 455
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 9% 160
Several times a year 65% 30% 5% 153
Seldom/never 74% 21% 6% 993

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 455. 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.
At least once a week 30% 62% 2% 6% 455
Once or twice a month 25% 65% 6% 4% 160
Several times a year 28% 67% 2% 3% 153
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 2% 993

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 455. 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.
At least once a week 15% 24% 5% 47% 8% 455
Once or twice a month 29% 34% 3% 28% 6% 160
Several times a year 38% 34% 5% 21% 2% 153
Seldom/never 54% 20% 5% 17% 4% 993