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

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

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. 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 38% 35% 21% 5% 3,457
2007 37% 38% 19% 6% 3,543

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Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

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

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal 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 40% 35% 20% 5% 782
Evangelical Protestant 49% 32% 14% 5% 979
Historically Black Protestant 28% 39% 29% 4% 249
Mainline Protestant 40% 39% 18% 4% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 39% 34% 6% 362

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Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,335. 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.
Conservative 21% 33% 26% 19% 1,335
Moderate 27% 36% 24% 12% 1,219
Liberal 31% 35% 22% 12% 699
Don't know 33% 38% 17% 12% 139

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,335. 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.
Conservative 15% 12% 28% 32% 12% 1% 1,335
Moderate 18% 15% 30% 28% 7% 1% 1,219
Liberal 20% 18% 29% 25% 8% 1% 699
Don't know 20% 21% 29% 18% 10% 1% 139

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 52% 48% 1,362
Moderate 46% 54% 1,238
Liberal 48% 52% 710
Don't know 36% 64% 147

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,343. 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.
Conservative 70% 10% 2% 15% 3% 1,343
Moderate 60% 16% 4% 17% 3% 1,226
Liberal 49% 22% 5% 21% 3% 702
Don't know 53% 16% 2% 24% 5% 143

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

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

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,351. 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.
Conservative 14% 8% 78% 1,351
Moderate 14% 12% 73% 1,226
Liberal 22% 12% 66% 699
Don't know 23% 4% 73% 134

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,189. 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.
Conservative 32% 20% 29% 19% 1,189
Moderate 38% 20% 26% 16% 1,114
Liberal 42% 23% 21% 15% 641
Don't know 60% 26% 7% 7% 104

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,361. 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.
Conservative 44% 34% 14% 8% 1,361
Moderate 39% 32% 17% 11% 1,237
Liberal 42% 30% 15% 12% 708
Don't know 62% 26% 7% 5% 143

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,360. 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.
Conservative 53% 7% 12% 6% 22% 1,360
Moderate 43% 8% 13% 6% 30% 1,233
Liberal 36% 12% 17% 4% 32% 706
Don't know 46% 4% 15% 5% 31% 146

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

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

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,357. 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.
Conservative 32% 68% 1,357
Moderate 29% 71% 1,235
Liberal 31% 69% 708
Don't know 37% 63% 146

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 82% 14% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1,362
Moderate 71% 22% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 1,238
Liberal 60% 26% 6% 1% 6% 2% 710
Don't know 78% 15% 4% < 1% 1% 2% 147

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

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

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 73% 24% 2% 1% < 1% 1,362
Moderate 61% 31% 6% 3% < 1% 1,238
Liberal 59% 26% 8% 6% 1% 710
Don't know 63% 26% 5% 4% 2% 147

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 41% 48% 10% < 1% 1,362
Moderate 32% 52% 15% < 1% 1,238
Liberal 30% 46% 24% < 1% 710
Don't know 34% 39% 24% 3% 147

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 72% 21% 4% 3% 1% 1,362
Moderate 61% 24% 7% 7% 1% 1,238
Liberal 57% 25% 5% 13% 1% 710
Don't know 64% 19% 7% 6% 4% 147

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 21% 22% 16% 41% 1% 1,362
Moderate 14% 24% 15% 47% < 1% 1,238
Liberal 15% 21% 12% 51% < 1% 710
Don't know 22% 24% 8% 45% 1% 147

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 36% 14% 3% 44% 2% 1,362
Moderate 39% 14% 4% 43% 1% 1,238
Liberal 42% 17% 5% 35% 2% 710
Don't know 37% 14% 3% 43% 3% 147

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 62% 21% 8% 7% 2% 1,362
Moderate 60% 22% 11% 7% 1% 1,238
Liberal 59% 21% 10% 10% 1% 710
Don't know 50% 22% 12% 14% 2% 147

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 39% 21% 13% 27% 1% 1,362
Moderate 45% 20% 15% 19% 1% 1,238
Liberal 54% 19% 11% 16% < 1% 710
Don't know 44% 17% 5% 28% 6% 147

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 45% 8% 39% 6% 3% 1,362
Moderate 30% 11% 48% 7% 2% 1,238
Liberal 25% 19% 44% 10% 2% 710
Don't know 36% 10% 44% 4% 6% 147

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

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

Political ideology There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 42% 56% 1% 1% 1,362
Moderate 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,238
Liberal 24% 74% 1% 1% 710
Don't know 34% 61% 2% 2% 147

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 43% 36% 4% 12% 6% 1,362
Moderate 26% 41% 1% 22% 9% 1,238
Liberal 26% 30% 1% 34% 9% 710
Don't know 40% 24% 7% 17% 12% 147

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 90% 6% 4% 1,362
Moderate 83% 11% 6% 1,238
Liberal 73% 22% 5% 710
Don't know 81% 5% 14% 147

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 77% 15% 8% 1,362
Moderate 66% 26% 8% 1,238
Liberal 54% 41% 6% 710
Don't know 56% 28% 16% 147

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 62% 12% 26% 1,362
Moderate 32% 15% 53% 1,238
Liberal 14% 15% 71% 710
Don't know 14% 62% 24% 147

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

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

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 65% 30% 1% 3% 1,362
Moderate 48% 45% 4% 3% 1,238
Liberal 25% 67% 4% 4% 710
Don't know 41% 44% 6% 9% 147

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 60% 36% 3% 1% 1,362
Moderate 38% 57% 3% 2% 1,238
Liberal 26% 69% 3% 1% 710
Don't know 41% 45% 8% 6% 147

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 37% 60% 3% 1,362
Moderate 57% 40% 3% 1,238
Liberal 63% 33% 4% 710
Don't know 52% 43% 5% 147

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 47% 44% 5% 4% 1,362
Moderate 73% 21% 4% 2% 1,238
Liberal 79% 18% 1% 2% 710
Don't know 54% 27% 6% 14% 147

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

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

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 33% 57% 10% 1,362
Moderate 61% 31% 8% 1,238
Liberal 73% 21% 6% 710
Don't know 45% 34% 21% 147

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 52% 43% 3% 3% 1,362
Moderate 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,238
Liberal 24% 71% 2% 3% 710
Don't know 44% 41% 8% 7% 147

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by political ideology

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

Political ideology Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
Conservative 16% 32% 3% 44% 6% 1,362
Moderate 28% 32% 5% 33% 3% 1,238
Liberal 33% 32% 4% 28% 3% 710
Don't know 15% 24% 11% 42% 8% 147