Parent of children under 18 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 Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 202. 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 22% 78% 202
Catholic 28% 72% 2,064
Evangelical Protestant 30% 70% 636
Hindu 36% 64% 119
Historically Black Protestant 39% 61% 176
Jewish 24% 76% 513
Mainline Protestant 27% 73% 1,835
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 76% 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 parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,683. 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.
Parents 17% 70% 12% 1% 2,683
Non-parents 33% 23% 27% 17% 9,248

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,683. 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.
Parents 6% 24% 57% 13% 1% < 1% 2,683
Non-parents 22% 17% 17% 32% 10% 1% 9,248

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 50% 50% 2,714
Non-parents 58% 42% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,686. 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.
Parents 68% 7% 5% 16% 4% 2,686
Non-parents 74% 5% 6% 12% 4% 9,245

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,691. 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.
Parents 18% 9% 73% 2,691
Non-parents 12% 14% 73% 9,289

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,563. 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.
Parents 25% 15% 28% 31% 2,563
Non-parents 27% 20% 29% 23% 8,376

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

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

Parent of children under 18 High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,707. 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.
Parents 28% 30% 23% 19% 2,707
Non-parents 32% 32% 22% 15% 9,346

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,708. 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.
Parents 67% 10% 11% 1% 11% 2,708
Non-parents 35% 11% 12% 5% 37% 9,346

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 2,714. 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.
Parents 31% 31% 12% < 1% 22% 4% 2,714
Non-parents 26% 27% 13% 1% 28% 5% 9,385

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 parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 18% 34% 22% 25% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 16% 29% 25% 30% 1% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 10% 36% 53% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 9% 32% 59% < 1% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 27% 17% 9% 48% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 23% 14% 8% 54% 1% 9,385

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 parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 6% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 31% 9% 5% 55% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 29% 11% 6% 54% 1% 9,385

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 parental 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…

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 44% 18% 12% 25% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 41% 17% 12% 29% 1% 9,385

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 parental 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…

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 45% 19% 14% 21% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 49% 16% 14% 21% 1% 9,385

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 parental 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

Parent of children under 18 Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 6% 16% 59% 18% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 6% 19% 57% 16% 2% 9,385

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 parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 2,714. 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.
Parents 21% 77% 1% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 20% 78% 1% 1% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 10% 7% 8% 75% < 1% 2,714
Non-parents 8% 6% 8% 78% < 1% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 45% 46% 8% 2,714
Non-parents 39% 52% 9% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 30% 62% 7% 2,714
Non-parents 25% 67% 8% 9,385

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 26% 21% 54% 2,714
Non-parents 25% 17% 58% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 18% 38% 38% 6% 2,714
Non-parents 18% 36% 41% 5% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 49% 46% 3% 3% 2,714
Non-parents 49% 44% 3% 4% 9,385

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 parental 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…

Parent of children under 18 Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 38% 58% 3% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 35% 60% 3% 2% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 75% 23% 2% 2,714
Non-parents 80% 17% 3% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 87% 10% 2% 1% 2,714
Non-parents 86% 10% 2% 2% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,714. 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.
Parents 82% 14% 4% 2,714
Non-parents 81% 14% 5% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 2,714. 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.
Parents 26% 70% 2% 2% 2,714
Non-parents 26% 70% 2% 2% 9,385

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 2,714. 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.
Parents 63% 19% 4% 12% 2% 2,714
Non-parents 66% 17% 5% 11% 2% 9,385