Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year

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

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,894. 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 33% 37% 25% 5% 2,894
2007 33% 42% 21% 5% 2,904

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Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

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

Religious tradition 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 34% 42% 20% 4% 755
Evangelical Protestant 44% 33% 16% 7% 561
Historically Black Protestant 35% 31% 28% 6% 148
Mainline Protestant 35% 36% 24% 4% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 36% 40% 4% 442

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Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 957. 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% 36% 31% 18% 957
Moderate 23% 36% 25% 15% 1,077
Liberal 28% 37% 23% 12% 697
Don't know 25% 48% 13% 15% 112

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 957. 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 10% 10% 31% 36% 12% 1% 957
Moderate 15% 15% 30% 30% 9% 1% 1,077
Liberal 19% 18% 28% 26% 9% < 1% 697
Don't know 14% 24% 35% 16% 9% 3% 112

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 57% 43% 969
Moderate 48% 52% 1,100
Liberal 47% 53% 703
Don't know 45% 55% 122

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 956. 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% 9% 4% 12% 3% 956
Moderate 67% 9% 5% 15% 5% 1,087
Liberal 57% 13% 6% 19% 4% 692
Don't know 52% 17% 2% 26% 3% 116

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

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

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 964. 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% 6% 80% 964
Moderate 16% 11% 73% 1,090
Liberal 18% 14% 68% 686
Don't know 29% 8% 63% 109

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 858. 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 30% 21% 30% 19% 858
Moderate 30% 19% 29% 21% 989
Liberal 33% 21% 25% 21% 649

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 966. 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% 35% 14% 8% 966
Moderate 35% 32% 18% 14% 1,094
Liberal 36% 27% 20% 17% 701
Don't know 48% 37% 12% 3% 114

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 967. 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 55% 6% 14% 5% 20% 967
Moderate 48% 6% 12% 7% 27% 1,095
Liberal 44% 10% 11% 5% 29% 701
Don't know 40% 8% 15% 6% 30% 119

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 968. 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 30% 70% 968
Moderate 32% 68% 1,096
Liberal 27% 73% 702
Don't know 30% 70% 120

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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% 19% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 969
Moderate 61% 27% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1,100
Liberal 51% 28% 6% 1% 11% 2% 703
Don't know 70% 17% 1% 4% 5% 2% 122

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

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

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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% 34% 3% 2% < 1% 969
Moderate 45% 42% 9% 3% 1% 1,100
Liberal 39% 40% 12% 9% 1% 703
Don't know 54% 30% 9% 2% 5% 122

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 26% 55% 19% < 1% 969
Moderate 22% 59% 19% < 1% 1,100
Liberal 20% 53% 27% < 1% 703
Don't know 13% 56% 27% 4% 122

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 55% 26% 9% 8% 1% 969
Moderate 46% 28% 11% 15% 1% 1,100
Liberal 45% 24% 10% 22% < 1% 703
Don't know 49% 23% 13% 9% 5% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 9% 9% 27% 54% 1% 969
Moderate 6% 8% 27% 59% < 1% 1,100
Liberal 8% 9% 19% 64% < 1% 703
Don't know 5% 8% 26% 58% 3% 122

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 30% 12% 10% 48% 1% 969
Moderate 29% 12% 14% 44% 1% 1,100
Liberal 35% 15% 13% 37% 2% 703
Don't know 24% 10% 8% 49% 9% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 54% 22% 15% 8% < 1% 969
Moderate 51% 19% 19% 10% 1% 1,100
Liberal 53% 17% 16% 14% 1% 703
Don't know 40% 17% 17% 17% 9% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 38% 19% 19% 24% 1% 969
Moderate 45% 15% 23% 16% 1% 1,100
Liberal 47% 19% 15% 18% 1% 703
Don't know 39% 9% 16% 35% 2% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 34% 9% 48% 7% 2% 969
Moderate 19% 13% 54% 11% 3% 1,100
Liberal 17% 18% 50% 13% 2% 703
Don't know 25% 7% 55% 5% 7% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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% 56% 1% 1% 969
Moderate 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,100
Liberal 19% 80% 1% < 1% 703
Don't know 26% 69% 2% 3% 122

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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% 39% 3% 18% 7% 969
Moderate 18% 39% 2% 34% 7% 1,100
Liberal 16% 28% 2% 47% 8% 703
Don't know 30% 19% 7% 27% 17% 122

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 86% 9% 5% 969
Moderate 77% 17% 6% 1,100
Liberal 63% 28% 9% 703
Don't know 79% 16% 5% 122

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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% 20% 7% 969
Moderate 59% 34% 8% 1,100
Liberal 47% 45% 8% 703
Don't know 73% 19% 8% 122

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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% 11% 27% 969
Moderate 32% 19% 49% 1,100
Liberal 11% 14% 76% 703
Don't know 14% 51% 35% 122

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 68% 28% 2% 2% 969
Moderate 54% 40% 3% 4% 1,100
Liberal 29% 65% 3% 2% 703
Don't know 40% 46% 8% 6% 122

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 66% 30% 2% 1% 969
Moderate 41% 54% 4% 1% 1,100
Liberal 19% 78% 2% 1% 703
Don't know 46% 42% 6% 6% 122

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 40% 56% 4% 969
Moderate 67% 29% 4% 1,100
Liberal 75% 22% 3% 703
Don't know 45% 38% 17% 122

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

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

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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 51% 41% 6% 3% 969
Moderate 77% 16% 3% 4% 1,100
Liberal 81% 14% 2% 3% 703
Don't know 48% 32% 11% 9% 122

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

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

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 969. 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% 55% 8% 969
Moderate 67% 25% 8% 1,100
Liberal 80% 16% 5% 703
Don't know 42% 33% 26% 122

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 969. 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 57% 39% 2% 2% 969
Moderate 30% 65% 3% 2% 1,100
Liberal 18% 79% 1% 2% 703
Don't know 40% 47% 4% 8% 122

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by political ideology

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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
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Conservative 20% 32% 4% 40% 3% 969
Moderate 33% 35% 5% 24% 3% 1,100
Liberal 49% 27% 4% 17% 3% 703
Don't know 23% 28% 11% 28% 11% 122