Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 60% 2% 3% 31% 3% 742
Evangelical Protestant 76% 6% 2% 11% 6% 558
Historically Black Protestant 2% 94% < 1% 4% < 1% 148
Mainline Protestant 87% 2% 2% 6% 2% 691
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 57% 9% 7% 19% 7% 434

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,006. 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.
White 16% 35% 30% 19% 2,006
Black 32% 37% 24% 8% 251
Asian 23% 51% 16% 10% 100
Latino 37% 43% 14% 6% 330
Other/Mixed 36% 32% 21% 11% 123

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,006. 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.
White 9% 12% 28% 35% 13% 1% 2,006
Black 22% 16% 30% 26% 5% < 1% 251
Asian 15% 13% 46% 20% 5% 1% 100
Latino 24% 21% 35% 16% 4% < 1% 330
Other/Mixed 27% 20% 20% 26% 6% < 1% 123

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 50% 50% 2,037
Black 51% 49% 253
Asian 54% 46% 105
Latino 51% 49% 333
Other/Mixed 50% 50% 123

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,018. 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.
White 5% 7% 88% 2,018
Black 7% 8% 85% 245
Asian 79% 14% 7% 101
Latino 54% 19% 27% 328
Other/Mixed 9% 18% 73% 118

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 1,821. 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.
White 26% 19% 32% 24% 1,821
Black 41% 25% 22% 12% 233
Latino 50% 23% 17% 10% 300
Other/Mixed 37% 19% 28% 16% 105

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,025. 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.
White 33% 34% 19% 15% 2,025
Black 47% 33% 12% 9% 253
Asian 21% 22% 34% 23% 104
Latino 63% 24% 10% 3% 331
Other/Mixed 40% 39% 11% 10% 122

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,032. 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.
White 54% 7% 13% 7% 19% 2,032
Black 32% 6% 10% 5% 46% 253
Asian 56% 7% 4% 4% 30% 105
Latino 41% 10% 16% 2% 31% 331
Other/Mixed 38% 7% 9% 5% 40% 123

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,034. 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.
White 27% 73% 2,034
Black 27% 73% 253
Asian 36% 64% 105
Latino 43% 57% 331
Other/Mixed 23% 77% 123

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 65% 23% 4% 1% 5% 2% 2,037
Black 76% 18% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 253
Asian 45% 37% 6% 1% 9% 3% 105
Latino 61% 29% 5% 1% 4% < 1% 333
Other/Mixed 61% 24% 6% < 1% 6% 3% 123

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 47% 40% 8% 5% < 1% 2,037
Black 66% 25% 6% 2% < 1% 253
Asian 27% 58% 13% 1% 1% 105
Latino 55% 34% 5% 4% 1% 333
Other/Mixed 47% 35% 13% 3% 1% 123

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 23% 54% 23% < 1% 2,037
Black 23% 60% 16% < 1% 253
Asian 13% 74% 11% 1% 105
Latino 24% 55% 20% < 1% 333
Other/Mixed 15% 48% 36% < 1% 123

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 49% 27% 8% 14% 1% 2,037
Black 51% 23% 12% 11% 2% 253
Asian 46% 21% 14% 19% < 1% 105
Latino 47% 26% 13% 13% < 1% 333
Other/Mixed 51% 24% 9% 15% < 1% 123

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

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend prayer group…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 7% 8% 23% 63% < 1% 2,037
Black 10% 13% 27% 49% < 1% 253
Asian 2% 10% 45% 44% 1% 105
Latino 11% 10% 29% 50% 1% 333
Other/Mixed 7% 5% 14% 72% 2% 123

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 32% 11% 10% 46% 1% 2,037
Black 21% 13% 14% 51% 1% 253
Asian 25% 9% 25% 34% 7% 105
Latino 31% 15% 14% 36% 4% 333
Other/Mixed 29% 16% 15% 39% < 1% 123

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 53% 20% 15% 11% 1% 2,037
Black 55% 16% 16% 10% 3% 253
Asian 33% 16% 35% 13% 3% 105
Latino 50% 18% 21% 10% 1% 333
Other/Mixed 54% 26% 12% 7% 1% 123

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 43% 18% 19% 19% 1% 2,037
Black 37% 15% 17% 29% 2% 253
Asian 37% 12% 33% 18% < 1% 105
Latino 43% 16% 21% 20% 1% 333
Other/Mixed 48% 19% 16% 16% 2% 123

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 24% 13% 53% 7% 2% 2,037
Black 30% 10% 52% 8% 1% 253
Asian 12% 12% 46% 27% 2% 105
Latino 23% 13% 46% 16% 2% 333
Other/Mixed 16% 12% 55% 10% 7% 123

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 32% 66% 1% 1% 2,037
Black 26% 73% < 1% < 1% 253
Asian 19% 81% < 1% < 1% 105
Latino 22% 75% 2% 1% 333
Other/Mixed 25% 73% 2% < 1% 123

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 19% 38% 2% 32% 8% 2,037
Black 44% 27% 1% 22% 6% 253
Asian 15% 24% 3% 47% 10% 105
Latino 33% 31% 2% 26% 8% 333
Other/Mixed 15% 35% 1% 39% 10% 123

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 76% 16% 7% 2,037
Black 86% 13% 1% 253
Asian 68% 26% 7% 105
Latino 78% 17% 5% 333
Other/Mixed 68% 23% 10% 123

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 60% 32% 8% 2,037
Black 75% 23% 3% 253
Asian 45% 39% 17% 105
Latino 66% 27% 7% 333
Other/Mixed 56% 35% 9% 123

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 46% 13% 41% 2,037
Black 6% 13% 81% 253
Asian 23% 20% 57% 105
Latino 20% 29% 52% 333
Other/Mixed 28% 20% 52% 123

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 37% 38% 22% 4% 2,037
Black 29% 31% 32% 8% 253
Asian 28% 39% 31% 2% 105
Latino 26% 35% 30% 8% 333
Other/Mixed 27% 45% 25% 4% 123

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 62% 32% 3% 2% 2,037
Black 24% 69% 3% 4% 253
Asian 46% 53% < 1% < 1% 105
Latino 29% 65% 2% 3% 333
Other/Mixed 47% 43% 2% 8% 123

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 48% 48% 3% 1% 2,037
Black 23% 72% 4% 1% 253
Asian 42% 54% 3% 2% 105
Latino 44% 53% 2% 2% 333
Other/Mixed 39% 58% 3% < 1% 123

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 59% 36% 4% 2,037
Black 61% 34% 6% 253
Asian 61% 37% 2% 105
Latino 53% 44% 4% 333
Other/Mixed 69% 26% 5% 123

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 68% 25% 4% 3% 2,037
Black 62% 29% 4% 5% 253
Asian 65% 27% 5% 3% 105
Latino 72% 21% 4% 3% 333
Other/Mixed 70% 24% 2% 3% 123

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 58% 34% 8% 2,037
Black 62% 31% 8% 253
Asian 53% 37% 10% 105
Latino 58% 34% 8% 333
Other/Mixed 63% 29% 8% 123

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 38% 59% 2% 2% 2,037
Black 33% 64% 1% 2% 253
Asian 23% 65% 2% 9% 105
Latino 38% 56% 4% 2% 333
Other/Mixed 39% 56% 5% < 1% 123

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 2,037. 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.
White 32% 32% 5% 27% 3% 2,037
Black 22% 41% 2% 31% 3% 253
Asian 42% 18% 5% 29% 6% 105
Latino 35% 29% 3% 30% 3% 333
Other/Mixed 37% 26% 8% 25% 4% 123