Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Northeast

% of adults in the Northeast who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,516. 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 26% 8% 9% 56% 1% 6,516
2007 24% 9% 8% 57% 1% 6,556

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 19% 10% 10% 60% 1% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 63% 11% 7% 18% 1% 759
Historically Black Protestant 60% 12% 11% 15% 2% 247
Jewish 17% 6% 10% 65% 1% 350
Mainline Protestant 26% 10% 12% 51% < 1% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 4% 5% 83% < 1% 1,499

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 34% 29% 22% 1,559
Once or twice a month 22% 34% 30% 15% 497
Several times a year 21% 35% 27% 18% 550
Seldom/never 24% 33% 26% 17% 3,701

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 11% 29% 34% 15% 2% 1,559
Once or twice a month 13% 14% 29% 33% 10% 1% 497
Several times a year 14% 14% 29% 32% 11% 1% 550
Seldom/never 16% 14% 26% 32% 10% 1% 3,701

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 1,606
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 513
Several times a year 48% 52% 561
Seldom/never 51% 49% 3,774

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,570. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 21% 3% 15% 5% 1,570
Once or twice a month 61% 12% 6% 18% 3% 503
Several times a year 67% 9% 5% 14% 4% 548
Seldom/never 79% 5% 4% 9% 3% 3,728

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,575. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 12% 64% 1,575
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 62% 504
Several times a year 20% 15% 66% 550
Seldom/never 13% 15% 72% 3,723

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,320. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 20% 24% 13% 1,320
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 25% 19% 444
Several times a year 36% 17% 27% 20% 487
Seldom/never 25% 19% 29% 28% 3,228

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,597. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 27% 14% 11% 1,597
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 14% 14% 512
Several times a year 41% 27% 18% 14% 557
Seldom/never 36% 28% 21% 15% 3,750

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,597. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 5% 13% 10% 24% 1,597
Once or twice a month 44% 7% 15% 6% 28% 510
Several times a year 46% 7% 9% 9% 30% 558
Seldom/never 47% 9% 10% 5% 29% 3,753

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,597. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 1,597
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 511
Several times a year 28% 72% 560
Seldom/never 24% 76% 3,763

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 71% 21% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 513
Several times a year 62% 22% 6% 1% 6% 2% 561
Seldom/never 37% 29% 10% 1% 20% 4% 3,774

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 10% 2% 2% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 4% 3% < 1% 513
Several times a year 48% 38% 9% 5% 1% 561
Seldom/never 22% 34% 20% 23% 1% 3,774

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 20% 10% < 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 35% 47% 17% 1% 513
Several times a year 24% 58% 17% 1% 561
Seldom/never 12% 35% 52% < 1% 3,774

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 89% 7% 1% 3% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 63% 23% 5% 8% 1% 513
Several times a year 46% 25% 13% 16% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 27% 17% 9% 46% 1% 3,774

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 12% 9% 25% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 14% 20% 13% 52% 1% 513
Several times a year 8% 8% 22% 62% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 3,774

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 7% 2% 23% 2% 1,606
Once or twice a month 40% 16% 4% 39% 1% 513
Several times a year 29% 13% 13% 44% 2% 561
Seldom/never 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 3,774

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 9% 3% 4% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 52% 28% 9% 10% 1% 513
Several times a year 49% 20% 17% 14% 1% 561
Seldom/never 38% 17% 13% 30% 2% 3,774

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 15% 6% 17% 2% 1,606
Once or twice a month 42% 22% 14% 21% 1% 513
Several times a year 44% 18% 22% 15% 1% 561
Seldom/never 38% 16% 15% 30% 1% 3,774

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 8% 27% 5% 2% 1,606
Once or twice a month 29% 13% 49% 5% 3% 513
Several times a year 21% 13% 51% 13% 3% 561
Seldom/never 9% 14% 61% 14% 2% 3,774

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 55% 2% 1% 1,606
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 1% 1% 513
Several times a year 27% 71% 1% 1% 561
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 3,774

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 28% 4% 10% 6% 1,606
Once or twice a month 28% 36% 3% 24% 8% 513
Several times a year 22% 35% 2% 35% 6% 561
Seldom/never 10% 21% 1% 61% 7% 3,774

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 7% 7% 1,606
Once or twice a month 82% 13% 4% 513
Several times a year 73% 21% 6% 561
Seldom/never 55% 37% 9% 3,774

Belief in Hell among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 20% 9% 1,606
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 8% 513
Several times a year 53% 40% 7% 561
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 3,774

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 19% 43% 1,606
Once or twice a month 32% 15% 54% 513
Several times a year 28% 15% 56% 561
Seldom/never 29% 18% 53% 3,774

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 29% 18% 8% 1,606
Once or twice a month 31% 40% 25% 5% 513
Several times a year 29% 37% 29% 5% 561
Seldom/never 24% 36% 34% 6% 3,774

Views about size of government among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 47% 3% 4% 1,606
Once or twice a month 43% 49% 5% 4% 513
Several times a year 46% 49% 2% 3% 561
Seldom/never 49% 44% 3% 4% 3,774

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 51% 5% 2% 1,606
Once or twice a month 38% 56% 4% 2% 513
Several times a year 35% 60% 4% 2% 561
Seldom/never 42% 53% 4% 2% 3,774

Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 55% 5% 1,606
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 4% 513
Several times a year 64% 32% 4% 561
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 3,774

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 42% 5% 5% 1,606
Once or twice a month 66% 25% 5% 4% 513
Several times a year 71% 22% 3% 4% 561
Seldom/never 82% 13% 2% 2% 3,774

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 54% 10% 1,606
Once or twice a month 59% 32% 9% 513
Several times a year 62% 32% 7% 561
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 3,774

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 55% 2% 4% 1,606
Once or twice a month 34% 60% 4% 2% 513
Several times a year 35% 60% 1% 3% 561
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 2% 3,774

Views about human evolution among adults in the Northeast by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Northeast who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 24% 4% 52% 6% 1,606
Once or twice a month 28% 33% 4% 32% 4% 513
Several times a year 34% 30% 4% 29% 2% 561
Seldom/never 54% 20% 5% 18% 3% 3,774