Frequency of reading scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 3,142. 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 61% 12% 7% 19% 1% 3,142
2007 58% 12% 7% 22% 1% 4,008

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,968. 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.
At least once a week 13% 28% 33% 26% 1,968
Once or twice a month 22% 31% 27% 21% 348
Several times a year 15% 40% 30% 15% 200
Seldom/never 18% 31% 30% 21% 539

Generational cohort among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,968. 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.
At least once a week 8% 8% 25% 40% 17% 1% 1,968
Once or twice a month 15% 12% 26% 33% 14% 1% 348
Several times a year 8% 12% 35% 35% 10% < 1% 200
Seldom/never 10% 14% 25% 35% 15% 1% 539

Gender composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 44% 56% 2,015
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 351
Several times a year 57% 43% 202
Seldom/never 58% 42% 545

Racial and ethnic composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,988. 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% 4% 1% 5% 5% 1,988
Once or twice a month 84% 6% < 1% 6% 4% 347
Several times a year 84% 2% < 1% 8% 5% 201
Seldom/never 86% 3% 1% 3% 7% 543

Immigrant status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,997. 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 4% 4% 93% 1,997
Once or twice a month 3% 5% 92% 346
Several times a year 4% 4% 92% 195
Seldom/never 3% 3% 94% 541

Income distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 1,747. 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 34% 22% 29% 14% 1,747
Once or twice a month 37% 22% 29% 13% 312
Several times a year 32% 19% 38% 12% 180
Seldom/never 35% 23% 26% 15% 492

Educational distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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 46% 34% 14% 6% 2,000
Once or twice a month 46% 36% 11% 6% 351
Several times a year 51% 34% 12% 4% 202
Seldom/never 55% 34% 8% 4% 543

Marital status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,010. 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 62% 3% 13% 10% 12% 2,010
Once or twice a month 49% 9% 17% 9% 15% 351
Several times a year 51% 5% 19% 8% 16% 202
Seldom/never 52% 6% 14% 8% 19% 541

Parent of children under 18 among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,007. 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 26% 74% 2,007
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 351
Several times a year 29% 71% 202
Seldom/never 29% 71% 544

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 96% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 87% 11% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 351
Several times a year 84% 15% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 202
Seldom/never 68% 24% 5% < 1% 2% 1% 545

Importance of religion in one's life among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 71% 27% 2% < 1% < 1% 351
Several times a year 58% 40% 2% < 1% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 47% 44% 6% 3% 1% 545

Attendance at religious services among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 74% 20% 6% 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 32% 55% 12% 1% 351
Several times a year 19% 64% 17% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 16% 44% 40% < 1% 545

Frequency of prayer among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 1% 1% 351
Several times a year 59% 29% 6% 4% 2% 202
Seldom/never 46% 25% 9% 19% 1% 545

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 62% 13% 8% 16% 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 19% 22% 17% 43% < 1% 351
Several times a year 8% 12% 26% 54% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 8% 4% 4% 84% < 1% 545

Frequency of meditation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 58% 5% 2% 34% 3% 2,015
Once or twice a month 31% 14% 3% 51% 1% 351
Several times a year 27% 5% 7% 59% 1% 202
Seldom/never 21% 5% 3% 71% 1% 545

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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% 6% 2% 2% 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 62% 22% 9% 7% 1% 351
Several times a year 53% 20% 17% 8% 2% 202
Seldom/never 45% 17% 13% 24% 1% 545

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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% 15% 9% 23% 2% 2,015
Once or twice a month 28% 24% 15% 32% 1% 351
Several times a year 35% 17% 19% 28% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 32% 14% 18% 36% 1% 545

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 72% 3% 21% 2% 2% 2,015
Once or twice a month 47% 5% 43% 3% 2% 351
Several times a year 34% 7% 51% 4% 4% 202
Seldom/never 27% 8% 61% 4% 1% 545

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 58% 40% 2% 1% 2,015
Once or twice a month 41% 56% 1% 2% 351
Several times a year 35% 63% 1% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 33% 65% 2% 1% 545

Interpreting scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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% 4% 3% 4% 2,015
Once or twice a month 50% 30% 3% 10% 6% 351
Several times a year 42% 41% 2% 10% 4% 202
Seldom/never 32% 37% 4% 23% 5% 545

Belief in Heaven among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 87% 5% 8% 2,015
Once or twice a month 93% 4% 3% 351
Several times a year 93% 3% 3% 202
Seldom/never 87% 8% 5% 545

Belief in Hell among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 88% 6% 6% 2,015
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 5% 351
Several times a year 87% 8% 5% 202
Seldom/never 78% 17% 6% 545

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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% 12% 22% 2,015
Once or twice a month 58% 14% 28% 351
Several times a year 54% 14% 32% 202
Seldom/never 51% 16% 33% 545

Political ideology among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 67% 21% 8% 4% 2,015
Once or twice a month 58% 27% 10% 5% 351
Several times a year 51% 34% 8% 8% 202
Seldom/never 41% 33% 18% 7% 545

Views about size of government among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 71% 24% 2% 3% 2,015
Once or twice a month 63% 32% 1% 4% 351
Several times a year 65% 29% 3% 2% 202
Seldom/never 56% 37% 4% 3% 545

Views about government aid to the poor among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 61% 33% 4% 2% 2,015
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 3% 1% 351
Several times a year 56% 40% 5% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 58% 38% 1% 3% 545

Views about abortion among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 22% 75% 3% 2,015
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 5% 351
Several times a year 41% 55% 4% 202
Seldom/never 52% 43% 5% 545

Views about homosexuality among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 25% 68% 4% 3% 2,015
Once or twice a month 44% 47% 4% 4% 351
Several times a year 43% 49% 5% 3% 202
Seldom/never 52% 39% 4% 5% 545

Views about same-sex marriage among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,015. 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 18% 77% 5% 2,015
Once or twice a month 32% 59% 9% 351
Several times a year 30% 60% 10% 202
Seldom/never 45% 46% 10% 545

Views about environmental regulation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 53% 41% 3% 3% 2,015
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 2% 2% 351
Several times a year 50% 47% 3% < 1% 202
Seldom/never 46% 48% 3% 3% 545

Views about human evolution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition 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 = 2,015. 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 6% 21% 2% 65% 5% 2,015
Once or twice a month 14% 33% 3% 46% 4% 351
Several times a year 20% 27% 4% 46% 3% 202
Seldom/never 24% 30% 2% 40% 3% 545